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Crime Stoppers offering reward in Bay City robbery - WNEM TV 5

Authorities are offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest in a Bay City robbery. The robbery happened about 9:30 p.m. Monday, March 5 at the Marathon gas station located at 2024 Center Avenue on Bay City's east side. Investigators said a man wearing sunglasses and a multi-colored b

WNEM - 2018-03-22 12:39:00

Adults charged with child abuse after smoking pot around kids, police say

BAY CITY, MI -- Three people are facing criminal drug and child abuse charges after allegedly smoking marijuana in a hotel room they shared with three small children. About 11:50 p.m. on Feb. 16, Bay County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Econo Lodge at 6285 Westside Saginaw Road in Frankenlust

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 13:00:20

#WantedWednesday: Police search for Bryer Fath

The 23-year-old is wanted on two counts of felonious assault - assault with a dangerous weapon (crossbow). Fath is 5'10" and about 155 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair. If you have any information on his whereabouts you are asked to contact Midland police at 989-839-4713. The 23-year-old is

WNEM - 2018-03-22 00:38:00

Man arrested for child abuse after young boy found wandering out - WNEM TV 5

A 21-year-old man was arrested on child abuse charges after a toddler was found wandering the streets alone. The incident happened on March 19 about 12:46 p.m. in the Byron Drive subdivision outside of Vassar. Residents called 911 to report a young boy wandering the neighborhood alone and not dresse

WNEM - 2018-03-21 22:21:00

Man arraigned in sixth drunken driving case

Kelly Dame kdame@mdn.net A 46-year-old man has been arraigned for drunken driving, after his sixth arrest for the offense. Christopher Lloyd Miller, of Midland, was arrested early Saturday morning. A witness called 911 after watching the suspect stumble into the Country Corners, 11 E. Isabella Road,

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Bomb squad responds to suspicious package

Kelly Damekdame@mdn.net Published 1:47 am, Thursday, March 22, 2018 Uncertainty spurred by reports of bombings in Texas led to the Michigan State Police Bomb Squad landing in Midland County on Tuesday. The Midland County Sheriff's Office reports the response came after a call from a 32-year-old Hom

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 05:30:59

Saginaw to receive $1.3 million boost in road funding - WNEM TV 5

There's no question that several roads across Mid-Michigan are in desperate need of repairs. Funds for those repairs are on the way thanks to a $175 million increase in road spending across the state. "There's a lot of potholes and unfinished roads and stuff like that," one Saginaw resident said. "E

WNEM - 2018-03-22 00:07:00

Free Bike Midland memberships part of Greater Midland membership special

Just in time for the first day of spring, community bikes are back on the racks in Midland. In its first season, 991 bike rides were logged in 2017 with Midland's new bike share program, Bike Midland. Greater Midland, a nonprofit providing assistance to affiliate family and recreation centers in the

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 12:20:00

Coleman man serving prison for accosting children

A Coleman man is beginning a prison stint on charges levied after a mother reported finding strange messages on her child's Facebook account. Aaron John Waddington, 21, was sentenced on four counts -- attempted using a computer to commit a crime, two counts of accosting a child for immoral purposes,


Claire's files bankruptcy, Midland Mall location currently open

Kate Carlson, kcarlson@mdn.net Published 2:23 pm, Monday, March 19, 2018 Claire's, the mall chain famed for ear piercing, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection Monday. The store manager at the Midland Mall location said she could not comment on the store's future locally. Claire's is the only


Police investigating shooting involving 'extremely uncooperative' victim

SAGINAW, MI -- Saginaw police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday, March 18. Saginaw County 911 paged out an alert about 8:20 a.m. Sunday morning citing that a shooting victim showed up at Covenant HealthCare Hospital. The victim, a male teen showed up to the hospital with gunshot w


Public input sought for Midland land use

Kate Carlson kcarlson@mdn.net Published 7:00 am, Monday, March 19, 2018 The landscape of Midland is changing faster than what is reflected in its future land use map, which is in the process of being updated. As part of the process of reviewing the city's master plan, there will be multiple ways fo


395 days: Questions of what happened to missing Saginaw boater continue

SAGINAW (WJRT) (3/20/2018) - Some 395 days have elapsed since Reginald Smith jumped off his boat into the Saginaw River. He hasn't been seen since. Authorities presume that Smith drowned. But until his body surfaces, questions remain. Smith, 35, was fishing with a friend on the night of Feb. 18, 201

ABC12.COM - 2018-03-21 01:37:00

Residents fed up with unsightly junkyard

Unsightly junk piles spilling behind the confines of a local auto parts business has residents fed up. They said they are sick of looking out their window and seeing heaps of trash. "It's not fair. We pay taxes just like he does. Why can't something be done," said Mary Lou Palmer, Wisner Township re


Clio schools hires resource officer in partnership with Vienna Township

CLIO, MI -- A new school resource officer is now patrolling the halls at Clio Area Schools through a partnership between the district and Vienna Township. The Genesee County Board of Commissioners approved a request March 19 to allow the Genesee County Sheriff's Office to establish and fill a full-t

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 01:26:40

Saginaw police: 13-year-old carrying gun arrested outside Herig Elementary School

SAGINAW (WJRT) (3/20/2018) - A 13-year-old carrying a gun was arrested Tuesday afternoon outside Herig Elementary School in Saginaw. The Saginaw Police Department responded to reports of a person with a gun standing on the sidewalk at 1905 Houghton Ave. around 3:35 p.m. Officers arrested the teenag

ABC12.COM - 2018-03-21 00:06:00

Fatal Accident Under Investigation In Bay County

Bay County Sheriff's Deputies say alcohol is believed to be a factor in an early morning fatal crash on south bound I-75 near Hotchkiss Road. Deputies say one vehicle rear ended the other about 1:50 A-M Saturday resulting in the death of 73 year old David Michael Halm of Saginaw. The driver of the s


Man suffers life-threatening injuries in motorcycle crash

BRANT TWP, MI -- A 47-year-old St. Charles man suffered life-threatening injuries after crashing his motorcycle Saturday afternoon. Saginaw County Sheriff's Office Lt. Miguel Gomez said the man, whose name is not being released at this time, was airlifted to an area hospital. Gomez said around 4:15


Volunteer track coach gets prison for sexually assaulting teens

SAGINAW, MI -- A 20-year-old man will spend up to five years in prison for sexually assaulting two girls while volunteering with Hemlock High School's band and track programs, prosecutors say. Jeffrey Donald Church was given a sentence of one-and-a-half to five years in prison by Circuit Judge Darne


Armed robber who wished victims a 'Merry Christmas' pleads guilty

BAY CITY, MI -- A Bay County man who robbed a party store and a customer, wishing them a merry Christmas and happy holidays as he did so, has accepted a plea deal. Michael J. Sauve, 26, on March 12 appeared before Bay County Circuit Judge Joseph K. Sheeran and pleaded guilty to two counts of armed r