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5 years in prison for priest who stole thousands in Owosso

OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) - A retired priest has been sentenced to at least five years in prison for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a Michigan church. The Rev. David Fisher was pastor for 23 years at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Owosso, 90 miles northwest of Detroit. He was sentenced Friday an

WLNS - 2017-09-22 20:15:34

Police crack child porn case with help from Owosso-area trafficking victims

DETROIT (AP) - A modeling agency owner was charged with child pornography Tuesday in a case involving a violent Flint gang and drug-addicted child sex-trafficking victims. Ryan Ulman, 28, of Livonia is being held without bond pending a hearing Friday in federal court. DETROIT (AP) - A modeling agenc

ARGUS PRESS - 2017-09-21 18:10:00

Trial of locking up special needs sister continues in Corunna

Corunna (WJRT) (9/22/17) - The Shiawassee County woman accused of keeping her special needs sister locked in closet for years took the stand in her trial today. Police officers say when they found Candy Lawson's sister she was malnourished and weighed just 71 pounds On the witness stand Lawson denie

ABC12.COM - 2017-09-23 01:24:00

Michigan campaign finance rules make suckers of citizens | Stephen Henderson

Campaign finance law in Michigan goes from zero to stupid really fast, and often without much notice from the citizens whose government gets hijacked by money. Such was the case this week, when the Legislature passed, and Gov. Rick Snyder signed, a pretty hefty expansion of the money madness that al

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-22 17:58:16

Attorney: Dismiss dog assault case

SAGINAW - The attorney of a Chesaning Township man accused of sexually assaulting a dog is seeking to have his client's case thrown out days before trial. "This was about the weakest case I've seen in years," attorney John Melton said Thursday, referring to criminal sexual conduct charges against hi

ARGUS PRESS - 2017-09-22 18:00:00

Women's group tops $100K in donations

OWOSSO - On Monday, members of the 100-plus Women Who Care of the Greater Owosso Area chose Hospice House of Shiawassee County as the winner of a $21,800 donation. The donation puts the organization's total giving to local nonprofits at more than $100,000 - in only six meetings. Subscription Requir

ARGUS PRESS - 2017-09-20 18:25:00

Durand officials aim to deter illegal dumping

DURAND - The city is taking action against people who are illegally dumping non-compostable material at a site intended only for yard waste. The city operates a site at the wastewater treatment plant, 4910 S. Durand Road, where city residents may dump yard waste. However, a variety of items, includi

ARGUS PRESS - 2017-09-21 18:20:00

Supporters of Released Time hope to offer more classes for Byron students

Byron (WJRT) - (9/20/17) - Friends in one mid-Michigan community are offering religious education to a larger number of public school students. They're doing it through a state regulation called Released Time. This year it will be offered to all Byron Area School students. It's being called "The Bre

ABC12.COM - 2017-09-21 01:47:00

Teenage Ice cream shop employees dread returning to hot classrooms on Friday

FLUSHING, Michigan (WJRT) - (09/21/2017) - Unseasonably warm weather means students who attend schools without air conditioning had to sweat it out on Thursday. The temperature dropped more than 20 degrees since the severe weather moved in Thursday evening. However temperatures are expected to soar

ABC12.COM - 2017-09-22 07:13:00

Hot homecoming for Swartz Creek students on Friday

SWARTZ CREEK, Michigan (WJRT) - (09/22/2017) - It was one hot homecoming for Swartz Creek High School where there were more students sweating before kickoff than after. ABC12's Amy Hybels attended the parade and football game. She has the very latest from the home of the Dragons. As luck would have

ABC12.COM - 2017-09-23 07:05:00

Caught on camera: Flushing Township couple arrested for stealing packages

ORTONVILLE (WJRT) - (9/20/17) - A Flushing Township couple is behind bars after allegedly stealing packages off front porches of several homes. Oakland County Sheriff's Deputies say 6 homes were hit in northern Oakland and Lapeer Counties over the last week. One of the victims, Amanda Reeser said s

ABC12.COM - 2017-09-21 01:03:00

Do you know who this is?

The Dewitt Township Police Department needs help identifying this guy. A week ago today a customer left his wallet at the Marathon Gas Station on the corner of Business 27 and State Road. An employee accidentally gave it to the man in these photos --- who apprently used the victim's credit card a

WILX-TV - 2017-09-22 01:47:00

Local police prep for MSU/Notre Dame rivalry game

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - It's big football Saturday at MSU on Saturday and with hot and humid temperatures sticking around all weekend, local law enforcement have some tips for those in the game day spirit. Law enforcement officials say they're all about people engaging in football festivities b

WLNS - 2017-09-23 03:18:46

Stink bugs in Michigan: Why and how to report sightings

DETROIT - Researchers at Michigan State University are asking residents to report sightings of brown marmorated stink bugs which are known to feed on fruit, vegetable and ornamental crops. Here's what the bugs look like: The bugs get their unusual name from the pungent smell that comes after one i

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-22 12:16:22

Michigan State University responds to new Title IX guidance

The white house is officially ending an Obama-era policy on how colleges handle sexual assaults. Education Secretary Betsy Devos outlined the changes earlier this month. She says the old rules were unfairly skewed against students accused of assaults. Devos is telling schools they can stay with the

WLNS - 2017-09-22 20:57:28

Pools, beaches closed despite heat

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The hot weather is making the first day of fall feel more like it's summer again, but getting relief from the heat won't be possible at many Mid-Michigan pools and beaches. Most swimming spots have been closed since Labor Day and won't reopen until next year. That includes

WILX-TV - 2017-09-22 12:36:00

6 Sports Player of the Week

There has been some great quarterback play this year in prep football games. This week our Player of the Week Award goes to a quarterback leading the East Lansing Trojans and making a name for himself. 6 Sports reporter Alex Sims introduces us to a player whose name you'll be hearing a lot.

WLNS - 2017-09-22 08:11:02

Michigan State vs. Notre Dame game day: What you need to know

EAST LANSING - Saturday's football game between Michigan State and Notre Dame is expected to be a heated affair on and off the gridiron. For those braving the heat and the crowds, here are some tips on how to make your day less grueling. Parking Don't bother traveling to East Lansing early in an eff

LANSING STATE JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 13:47:10

The Salvation Army wants to hire 100 bell ringers, job fairs planned

GENESEE COUNTY (WJRT) - (09/22/17) - With Autumn off to a sweltering start, it's hard to even think about just how close the holidays are. The Salvation Army serving Genesee County is planning ahead though. Two job fairs are in the works to hire an estimated 100 bell ringers for their 2017 Red Kett

ABC12.COM - 2017-09-23 05:08:00

Free child seat safety checks offered at AAA headquarters

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - (09/22/17) - About 40 certified technicians will perform free child seat safety checks at AAA headquarters in Dearborn as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week . The auto club is teaming with Children's Hospital of Michigan and Metro-Detroit Safe Kids on Saturday's eve

ABC12.COM - 2017-09-23 04:57:00