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Minor injury vehicle accident in Shiawassee County

Deputies are responding to a minor injury vehicle accident in Shiawassee County. The Shiawassee County Sheriff’s Office said it happened on Geeck Road, near Shipman Road, on Sunday evening, Feb. 22.


GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Corunna wraps up GAC Red title

BEECHER TWP. — Corunna wrapped up the outright Genesee Area Conference Red Division championship, its first league title in five years, by dominating Flint Beecher 61-25 Friday night.


Woman who violated probation sent to jail

CORUNNA — An Owosso woman who initially received only probation for on a felony meth charge was resentenced Friday to a year in jail after she failed a drug test during her probation.


5 things to have ready before Sunday's damaging high winds hit Michigan

Forecasters have been talking about Sunday's big winter storm for days. And while we know it's expected to have blizzard-like pockets in the Upper Peninsula, and bring a mix of rain, snow and even ice to other parts of the state, the one thing the entire state will have in common on Sunday is danger


That’s a wrap. Michigan gerrymandering case now in hands of three judges

The final arguments are in. Now, it’s up to three federal judges to decide whether Michigan’s political districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered and new lines should be drawn for the 2020 election.


Attempted arson ends with probation

CORUNNA — An Owosso man was sentenced to probation Friday for attempting to burn down his family’s home after a bank began foreclosure proceedings. Aaron Crain, 48, was sentenced to 18 months probation by 35th Circuit Court Judge Matthew Stewart on the felony arson charge.


Blizzard Warning now for 25 counties in Lower Michigan

A Blizzard Warning has bee issued for 25 counties in Lower Michigan. The Blizzard Warning officially goes into effect Sunday morning and continues to Monday morning. The Blizzard Warning has been issued 12 hours in advance to give you warning that this is not your ordinary blowing snow situation.


Mega Millions results for 02/22/19; $1 million winner sold in Michigan

LANSING, MI – A player from Michigan won $1 million, but there was no winner of the $224 million Mega Millions jackpot for the drawing held on Friday, Feb. 22. That means the drawing on Tuesday, Feb. 26 will be worth $245 million with a cash option of $148.3 million.


Michigan State Police urges residents to prepare for power outages Sunday

Michigan State Police are urging residents to prepare for potential power outages on Sunday with dangerous winds in the Lower Peninsula. A High Wind Warning is in effect starting Sunday morning at 7 a.m., with gusts of 60 mph possible. Here's the message from MSP:


Man caught with 133 grams of meth pleads guilty

CORUNNA — James Bradley, 37, of Owosso, whom police call “one of the largest distributors of methamphetamines in Shiawassee County,” agreed to plead guilty to a felony meth charge Thursday in 35th Circuit Court.


Man faces prison time in false imprisonment case

CORUNNA — Ryely Haddix, 29, of Owosso, pleaded guilty to felony unlawful imprisonment (habitual offender-2nd) Thursday during a hearing in 35th Circuit Court. Stewart accepted Haddix’s plea and ordered him remanded to the jail until sentencing at 8:30 a.m. April 26.


BOWLING ROUNDUP: Owosso boys win regional

CLARKSTON — Owosso’s boys bowling team won the Division 2 team regional championship Friday at Cherry Hill Lanes North. The Trojans had a total pin count of 3,639. Jackson Northwest (3,571) and Ionia (3,536) were the other two team qualifiers for the state finals, to be held March 1-2 in Waterford.


Update: Missing Michigan truck driver found dead

UPDATE, Feb. 21, 5 p.m. CT: Truck driver Patrick Paul Weinheimer was found dead Feb. 21, reports WNEM. Additional details about the circumstances of his death were not immediately available. Truckers News has contacted the police for updated information and will provide an update as new details emer


Michigan mother pleads for information on son’s whereabouts

ADRIAN, MI (WTOL) - A Michigan mother is pleading for her son’s safe return. "This takes me back to when I had breast cancer five years ago, and it's that fear of the unknown. That is the most horrific fear you can have,” Tracena Dickerson said, fighting back tears.


27 of the most delicious diners we found on the search for Michigan's Best

BY AMY SHERMAN | asherma2@mlive.com and JOHN GONZALEZ | gonzo@mlive.com. It was quite a trip, but worth it in the end. The search for Michigan's Best Diner took us all over the state, from Sault Ste. Marie to Jackson, Saginaw and Muskegon. We got to visit 27 spots on our search for Best Diner, and w


Michigan among 4 states that lock up 17-year-olds as adults

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawmakers who want Michigan to no longer automatically try 17-year-olds as adults are pointing to its outlier status as among the reasons to pass bipartisan bills to “raise the age.” Michigan is among just four states whose default is to treat 17-year-olds as adults in criminal


Indiana and Michigan Power Storm Advisory In Advance of Strong Winds

Muncie, IN—Indiana and Michigan Power crews are preparing to respond to any damage caused by anticipated strong winds that are forecast for Sunday. A full complement of line crews, damage assessment specialists, dispatchers and support personnel necessary for storm damage restoration have been calle


Detective who shot suspect accused of shooting Saginaw Twp officer takes stand

The man accused of shooting a Mid-Michigan officer during a traffic stop, then leading police on a manhunt, was back in court on Thursday, Feb. 21 as prosecutors lay out their case against him.


Major road work planned on M-57, M-52

CHESANING — Motorists in the area of the M-57/M-52 intersection can expect to see shoulder and single-lane road closures starting early next month for an $8.2-million repaving project just announced by the Michigan Department of Transportation.


Do You Know These 52 Things About Michigan?

I was burning some internet time and stumbled across some things I knew and mostly didn't know about the great state of Michigan. 1. Michigan is the only state that consists of two peninsulas that include an upper and a lower. Florida is known for being called the Peninsula State...but we know who t