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Deja vu: Saginaw home struck by SUV again

SAGINAW (WJRT) - (02/22/19) - Talk about deja vu. For the second time this year a Saginaw home was struck by an out of control SUV. The home sits at the corner of North Carolina Street and Davenport Avenue along a curve.


SUV drives into Saginaw house ... again

SAGINAW (WJRT) (2/22/2019) - It's deja vu for owners of a house at the corner of Davenport Avenue and North Carolina Street in Saginaw. For the second time in two months, an SUV went off the road, jumped the curb and crashed through a wall into the house. The SUV ended up stuck inside.


Saginaw Future luncheon honors 36 local companies

SAGINAW, Mich. - Saginaw Future held their 27th annual awards luncheon Friday. Thirty-six companies were honored which included 35 projects from 2018 valued at nearly $142 million and retained over 800 jobs.


Police officer accused of drunken driving, filing false report remains off the job

SAGINAW (WJRT) (2/22/2019) - A Mt. Morris Township police officer remains off the job after making his first court appearance for charges of drunken driving and filing a false police report.


Michigan appeals court: Medical pot patient can be denied job

A Dimondale woman whose employment offer was rescinded after a positive marijuana screen may appeal her case to the Michigan Supreme Court. An appellate panel ruled this week that Michigan’s medical marijuana law did not protect Angela Eplee from the Lansing Board of Water and Light’s workplace drug


It's a girl! Saginaw Children's Zoo hatches first-ever penguin chick

SAGINAW (WJRT) - (02/22/19) - It's a process that took five years, lots of research and training, and even more patience. Now, the Saginaw Children's Zoo is celebrating the healthy arrival of a baby girl.


Attorney: Chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting coworkers eager to clear name

SAGINAW (WJRT) (2/22/2019) - A chiropractor from northern Michigan was in a Saginaw courtroom on Friday, accused of sexually assaulting two staff members at a local office. David Lowry, 47, was temporarily placed at the Shields Chiropractive office west of Saginaw earlier this year while the other p


BREAKING: Vehicle into Saginaw home

Emergency responders are on the scene of a vehicle into a house. It happened at Davenport and Carolina in the City of Saginaw. No further information is available at this time.


Saginaw Catholic Diocese says it’s unaware of any non-disclosure agreements involving child sex abuse

SAGINAW, MI — In response to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s update of her office’s investigation of what she dubbed “clergy abuse in the Catholic church,” Saginaw Diocese interim Bishop Walter Hurley has responded to some of her comments.


Cities in Michigan with the most affordable housing

Housing affordability is a top consideration when determining where to live. In 2018, the economy was strong and real estate prices went up. In 2019, many are predicting a downturn in the housing market.


50 mph winds, possible 'bomb cyclone' could hit Michigan

Power outages and flying patio chairs could be the scene this weekend as a powerful low pressure storm system moves from the Central Plains toward the Great Lakes. Southeast Michigan could see wind gusts of 50 mph on Sunday, said Ian Lee, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in White Lak


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


Coast Guard rescues man from open water on Saginaw Bay

HAMPTON TWP, MI – A man out fishing was rescued Thursday night on Saginaw Bay. Police were dispatched at 10:16 p.m. on Feb. 21 to the Finn Road boat launch after an ice fisherman hadn’t returned, according to a statement from the Hampton Township Public Safety Office.


No open arms as Saginaw High crushes Grand Blanc ‘Trojans’ in return home

SAGINAW, MI - Nobody chanted “Shoulda Been a Trojan” like they did when Michael Thomas and Julian Taylor were helping lead the Saginaw High Trojans to winning seasons. But a lot of fans and players were thinking it.


Michigan State Police: Get ready for widespread, lengthy power outages

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) (2/22/2019) - Consumers Energy is planning ahead for the prospect of widespread power outages caused by high winds this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for all of Mid-Michigan along and south of U.S. 10 for Sunday. A Winter Storm Watch is in eff


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.


Saginaw basketball roundup: Heritage comes up big in OT for SVL crossover win

Luke Telder only scored 12 points, but five came in overtime to help lead Saginaw Heritage to a 56-55 overtime win Thursday at Lapeer in a Saginaw Valley League boys basketball crossover game.


West Michigan woman sentenced for stealing patients' Valium

GRAND RAPIDS — A former Kalamazoo woman was sentenced to over six years in federal prison for stealing Valium from her special needs patients Wednesday, Feb. 20. Kristie Ann Mollohan, 42, currently lives in Cosby, Tenn., but was living and working in West Michigan in August 2016. At the time, she wa


High winds to impact Mid-Michigan this weekend

High winds will impact Mid-Michigan Sunday thanks to a strong area of low pressure passing just to the north of Michigan. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for the following counties within our viewing area: Bay, Genesee, Huron, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, and Tusc


Bridgeport man gets jail time for running stop sign, crash that left 2 dead

SAGINAW, MI – A 21-year-old Bridgeport man has received jail time and probation for his role in the deaths of two people and the injuring of a third in a summer 2017 traffic crash.