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Missing person Leah Jo Scanlon located in Macon County, Ga.

CADILLAC, Mich. (WLUC) - Michigan State Police and Wexford County Sheriff's Office has cancelled its Emergency Missing Advisory for a missing 15-year-old last seen in Cadillac. Leah Jo Scanlon was located in Macon County, Ga., after going missing Friday. 15-year-old Scanlon is now in the custody of


Manton man involved in horrific St. Patrick's Day crash on road to recovery

CADILLAC - It's been a year of blessings for 37-year-old Manton resident Jon Gilbert, who has been inching steadily toward recovery following a crash on St. Patrick's Day 2017 that nearly took his life. It was a sunny Friday morning and Gilbert was driving his children to school when something cause

CADILLAC NEWS - 2018-03-17 04:00:00

Green lines Traverse City streets for St. Patrick's Day parade

The Ancient Order of Hibernians hosted the Traverse City St. Patrick's Day Parade for the 40th consecutive year on Saturday. GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Thousands of green-wearing people covered downtown Traverse City on Saturday afternoon to watch the 40th Annual St. Patrick's Day

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-03-17 18:32:59

'A sudden, vicious attack'

TRAVERSE CITY - Tears streamed down Dallas David Walker's face after he was convicted of second-degree murder, a verdict that could send him to prison for the rest of his life. Silence fell over the crowded courtroom Friday afternoon as Walker, 24, of Traverse City, was found guilty in the brutal ki


Police: Argument leads to stabbing

TRAVERSE CITY - Pizza with a friend landed one man in a clinic and another in jail after police said an argument prompted one to stab the other. Traverse City police went to the Munson Community Health Center on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. after a man, whose age wasn't immediately available, came there wi


Independent investigation into Soma still ongoing

TRAVERSE CITY - The investigation into accusations Traverse City Area Public Schools' superintendent violated federal and state civil rights acts will extend into a second week. TCAPS board of education trustees appointed Rehmann as an independent third party to evaluate allegations levied against S

TRAVERSE CITY RECORD-EAGLE - 2018-03-18 11:00:00

Jury: Walker guilty of second-degree murder

TRAVERSE CITY - Jurors took more than eight hours to reach a verdict in a recent murder trial. Silence filled a crowded courtroom on Friday afternoon as Dallas David Walker, 24, of Traverse City, was found guilty of second-degree murder in the brutal killing of his neighbor, Christopher Allan Kleeha


Temporary lane closures on major Traverse City road

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A portion of Grandview Parkway in Traverse City will be temporarily reduced to one lane each way. The inside lanes of Grandview Parkway are closed, both east and westbound, between Hall and Garland streets. Authorities from the City of Traverse City said they exp


Forum: The ultimate solution to gun violence

Our society faces two problems with gun violence: too many people and too many guns. If we don't solve the second problem, we eventually might not need to solve the first. Two popular, ineffectual, illogical and impractical solutions are impending efforts to even discuss the only real solution. The

TRAVERSE CITY RECORD-EAGLE - 2018-03-17 18:00:00

Thousands attend Traverse City Hunting and Fishing Expo

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) --Day two of the Traverse City Hunting and Fishing Expo was held Saturday at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. Event organizers say that more than 2,500 people attended on Saturday alone, and nearly 4,000 total attendees are expected for the three-day

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 08:59:52

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man jailed for attempted assault

TRAVERSE CITY - A local man who initially denied the criminal charges against him will spend nearly a year in jail and three years on probation after authorities said he attacked a man at a home in Blair Township. Ryan Patrick Cascagnett, 35, of Kingsley, last week was sentenced to at least 10 month


Mesick student removed from school after teacher spots threat

MESICK - A 16-year-old boy was removed from Mesick Schools Tuesday afternoon after a teacher spotted a threat on his work, State Police and the school district said. Students are safe, according to police and the school's superintendent. The trooper investigating the incident said charges are unlike


Man jailed after drunken scuffle

TRAVERSE CITY - A man who authorities said passed out in a restaurant, injured a responding paramedic and urinated in the back of a police cruiser will spend several months in jail. Eligio Salazar, 34, of Traverse City, last week was sentenced to seven months in Grand Traverse County's jail after he


New development planned for Downtown Traverse City

An elevated view of the proposed building and urban plaza. The urban plaza incorporates the 37 private parking spaces that the development team is seeking approval for. GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A new riverfront luxury rental apartment and retail development is planned for Downtow