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Roberto Acosta


Flint, MI, United States

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Past articles by Roberto:

1 dead, 1 injured after shooting outside Burton restaurant

Police are investigating after a man was shot Saturday night outside Starlite Coney Island in Burton and later died. → Read More

4 injured in fire at Genesee Township apartment complex

Residents from all 16 apartments were displaced because of the fire, officials said. → Read More

Fire damages Genesee Township gas station, auto repair shop

A fire Tuesday evening in Genesee Township damaged a building housing a gas station and auto repair shop. → Read More

Genesee County Jail inmates hear from 22 local candidates at new forum

Yet-to-be-sentenced inmates at the Genesee County Jail got the chance to hear from more than 20 candidates running for local elections across the county Friday morning. → Read More

Crash shuts down portion of NB I-75 in Genesee County

The Michigan Department of Transportation is reporting northbound I-75 is closed at Pierson Road (Exit 122). → Read More

7 teens injured in northern Michigan rollover crash

Two of the vehicle’s occupants suffered serious injuries and were transported to Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw for treatment. The other five occupants were treated locally for minor injuries, police said. → Read More

Traffic stop leads to man’s arrest for reports on gunfire in Macomb County

In those incidents, police said no suspect description was provided but fired cartridge casings were located at each location the gunfire was heard. → Read More

Man dies after head-on collision in St. Clair County

A man injured in a St. Clair County crash has died, police said. → Read More

Man injured after exploding butane tanks lead to fire at Oakland County home

One of the three residents in the home at the time of the fire, a 25-year-old man, suffered burns to his face and arms. → Read More

Child ejected from vehicle in SB I-75 crash

Personnel from the Brownstown Fire Department assisted a child who’d been trapped underneath the vehicle in which she’d been a passenger, per information provided by Michigan State Police. → Read More

Man, horse die after vehicle hauling trailer hits tree in Wayne County crash

The truck was pulling a trailer with one horse inside when it traveled off the road and hit a tree. → Read More

Distracted driving led to crash between car and horse-drawn buggy with 7 people aboard, police say

The buggy and a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix were both headed north on M-65. The car hit the buggy from behind, per a statement from Michigan State Police. → Read More

MSP cruiser damaged by alleged drunk driver in southeast Michigan

The driver came to a stop in the middle of the intersection, police said. The driver started to back up and hit the patrol vehicle. → Read More

Security concerns lead to closure of state House, Senate offices Monday

Gideon D’Assandro, spokesman for the Michigan House of Representatives confirmed the closures Sunday evening. → Read More

87-year-old woman killed in Saginaw shooting, suspect in custody

Officers with the Saginaw Police Department responded shortly before 10:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 to the 1500 block of Casimir Street, between Washington Avenue and Narloch Street, in reference to a 911 call for a person shot in the driveway of a home. → Read More

Bullet fired into Thumb area home misses man inside by inches

The bullet traveled through an entertainment center and missed the man by six inches from where he was sitting inside. → Read More

1 dead, 1 injured after driver hits crashed vehicles on shoulder of M-39 in Detroit

Around 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, Michigan State Police troopers were dispatched to the scene of a crash on southbound M-39 at Puritan Avenue where the drivers were able to move their vehicles to the right shoulder of the roadway. → Read More

2 injured in U.S. 23 wrong-way crash

A 32-year-old Fowlerville woman was headed south on U.S. 23 when her vehicle crossed the median and hit a vehicle headed north on U.S. 23 driven by a 46-year-old Inkster woman, per information released by Michigan State Police. → Read More

Flushing Candlewalk set to proceed

Santa will be maintaining social distancing and the elves will be wearing masks, but COVID-19 isn’t stopping the Flushing Candlewalk from taking place this week. → Read More

Mother remembers 18-year-old daughter shot and killed in Flint had a love for learning, giving back

Mariah Lenea Henderson, 18, was shot around 10:30 p.m. Oct. 6 while driving her vehicle in the 4900 block of Clio Road near Myrtle Avenue after leaving a gas station. → Read More