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Henderson woman charged with multiple thefts from Walmart
CORUNNA — Ashley Taphouse, 30, of Henderson, has been charged with seven counts of retail fraud and one count of trespassing for alleged thefts from Walmart.Prosecutors issued a warrant for Taphouse Aug. 24 and she was arrested after Michigan State Police were able to identify her from surveillance
5 Halloween Parties for Adults in Traverse City
Boos, brews, food, live music and dancing will make for a fun night at one of the most haunted locations in Traverse City. Head to The Village at Grand Traverse Commons for trick-or-treating and food trucks till 5 p.m. Enjoy Happy Hour from 3–6 p.m. with specials on food, beer, wine and cocktails. Y
Portion of major Traverse City street closed because of crash
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A multi-car crash has closed part of a major road in Traverse City.
Crafty thieves: Two women arrested for stealing hundreds of dollars of craft items
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Two women were arrested in Grand Traverse County after hundreds of dollars worth of stolen crafting goods were found in their vehicle.
New Grand Traverse Undersheriff Named
Shea will fill the position vacated by Nate Alger,who left to become county administrator of Grand Traverse County. Shea, a Traverse City native, has served with the Sheriff's Office since 2005. He began as a deputy and later served as a field training officer, dive team member, and community police
Cadillac woman facing charge for part in alleged meth-making
If convicted, Click faces up to 10 years in prison and/or $10,000 in fines due to the penalty from the habitual offender enhancement.
A downstate man ticketed, pot found
A downstate man was ticketed and may face additional charges after a traffic stop near Glen Arbor last weekend. While patrolling early Saturday evening a deputy observed a 2016 Chevrolet pick-up truck backing from a private drive. The truck backed into the roadway directly into the path of the patro
Court affirms conviction of drunken pilot in Traverse City
In a 2-1 opinion, the appeals court says the plane didn't have to leave the ground for Fitzgerald to violate the law. The court, citing a dictionary, says to "operate" something is to run or control its functions.
MSP Troopers Find Stolen Items During Traffic Stop
The store managers were contacted, and the items, totaling over $600 in value, were returned to the stores.
Man walks out of Walmart with 55-inch TV, speeds away, police say
MECOSTA COUNTY, MI - Sheriff's deputies say a man stole a 55-inch television from the Walmart Supercenter in Big Rapids.Police are hoping that surveillance photographs will lead to the man's identity.The theft happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Walmart store on Perry Avenue.The man carr
Four seeking three seats on Onekama school board - Manistee News
“If someone is on the ballot and they want to write-in for another position, they can do that,” said Nowak. “The law is silent to this situation so it is allowed. A couple issues with this though is it could ‘water down’ the number of votes he/she gets the full term because they might write the pers
'They’re changing their own lives': Drug court continues success nearly two years in
In 2016, a drug court was started in the 86th District Court where the sentence is essentially getting clean, instead of getting put behind bars.
POLICE BLOTTER: Officers find homeless man; two injured in minor crash | The Pioneer Newspaper
BIG RAPIDS — Big Rapids Department of Public Safety officers responded to the following calls Tuesday. All calls might not be reported.• Officers performed an area check at 7:17 a.m. at Maple and State streets for an upset man walking wearing only jeans and a white T-shirt. The area was checked, but
Cadillac man headed to prison after meth-related conviction
Scott Patrick Yates, 44, of Cadillac is headed to prison after he was sentenced on a methamphetamine-related case recently in 28th Circuit Court.Wexford County Jail
13th Street, M-115 intersection to be close Thursday for repaving work
CADILLAC — Traffic will be detoured around the intersection of 13th Street and M-115 this Thursday and possibly Friday while crews replace pavement.The Michigan Department of Transportation and Wexford County Road Commission will be addressing the settling pavement on 13th Street just east of M-115,
TCAPS reassures parents of no danger when letter was sent home about inappropriate item
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Parents of a Traverse City elementary school received a letter from the principal after a student brought an inappropriate item to school.
Gorcyca places first at Traverse City Invitational
Boys and girls cross country teams continue to make their late season pushes before the regional meet at Bear Lake Saturday, Oct. 27. St. Mary competed in the Chris Grabowski invite Thursday, and all the county teams competed in the Traverse City Invitational. Following are the results for each team
Popular restaurant closing it's doors after 37 years of business
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- It's true, after 37 years of business, the Taco House in Traverse City will be closing it's doors at the end of the year.
Victim in fatal Newaygo Co. crash identified
Newaygo officials say Richard Wright, 52, of Grant, was driving a pickup truck south on Walnut and did not stop at the intersection of 120th Street. His truck collided with a box truck heading east on 120th Street.
Houghton Lake man facing drug possession, contraband by prisoner charges
CADILLAC — A 30-year-old Houghton Lake man is facing multiple drug-related charges as prisoner contraband charges after he was arraigned Friday in 84th District Court.Jeffery Allen Peterson was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, two counts of jail prisoner possessio