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Michigan State Police rescue possible sex trafficking victim from Mid-Michigan

Michigan State Police say a girl reported missing from Mid-Michigan and possibly sex trafficked was rescued during a traffic stop in the Detroit area over the weekend. → Read More

Fire at Prime Eight Ten Steakhouse causes major damage early Sunday

The fire was reported around 1 a.m. at the restaurant on Pierson Road just west of I-75. Fire crews called for a third alarm to bring extra resources to the → Read More

1 dead, 1 injured and 1 arrested after shooting in Saginaw

A shooting in Saginaw left one person dead and another injured on Friday evening. → Read More

Roscommon County man sentenced to 19+ years in prison for child pornography charges

Scott Lantzy of Roscommon County appeared before a federal judge in Bay City on Thursday, where he was sentenced to 235 months in a federal penitentiary. That equates to just → Read More

Mid-Michigan tax preparer sent to prison for stealing clients' refunds

A federal judge sentenced 53-year-old Mark Patterson to 46 months in prison Friday. Patterson pleaded guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion charges in U.S. District Court. → Read More

Father arraigned after 6-month-old was found dead at Midland home

Police responded to the home in the 2600 block of Abbott Road around 6:50 a.m. Wednesday to investigate reports of the child not breathing. → Read More

Court seeks more from Whitmer about abortion ban challenge

The Michigan Supreme Court says it wants more information from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer about her request to erase a state abortion ban from decades ago. → Read More

Michigan's budget taking in nearly $3 billion more than anticipated

A Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference on Friday determined that the state will collect nearly $3 billion more in tax revenue this year than expected last January. → Read More

Flint Public Library reopens after $30 million renovation and expansion

The Flint Public Library on Kearsley Street opened to the public on Friday for the first time in two years after a $30 million renovation and expansion. → Read More

Clio woman charged with arson after fire at Wild Woods of Terror that destroyed barn

Police say Morgan Krotzer is facing one count of third-degree arson for the fire that destroyed a barn at the scare park in Kochville Township early Wednesday. → Read More

Michigan DNR boosts seasonal park staff wage to $15 an hour

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is boosting wages for most seasonal workers to $15 an hour. Officials hope the pay raise will help them fill 400 critical openings around → Read More

Traffic shift on I-69 in Lapeer County starts Friday

The Michigan Department of Transportation is shifting all westbound traffic to the eastbound side of the freeway between M-24 and Lake George Road just east of Lapeer. → Read More

Toddler dies after being found in vehicle at Tenn. daycare

Police say a 1-year-old child has died after being found in a hot vehicle outside a Tennessee daycare center. → Read More

Michigan House approves $6.8 million for Oxford High School shooting recovery

The Michigan House unanimously approved a $6.8 million spending bill to help the Oxford High School community recover from last November's deadly shooting. → Read More

7 men arrested during Isabella County child predator sting

The Isabella County Sheriff's Office says the seven suspects interacted with undercover police officers online, who were posing as underage boys and girls on a variety of social media apps. → Read More

Police re-arrest Midland man who escaped police custody in handcuffs

MIDLAND COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) - The manhunt is over for a Midland man who escaped from police custody on Thursday. → Read More

Border protection agents seize over 1 ton of marijuana in Detroit

U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted the marijuana last week at the Fort Street Cargo Facility in Detroit. → Read More

Whitmer proposes immediate $500 tax rebate for Michigan residents

As inflation increases, Whitmer sent a letter to lawmakers on Thursday calling for her new MI Tax Rebate Right Now plan. It would be funded with part of Michigan's growing → Read More

Oxford school board changes course, hires law firm to investigate deadly shooting

The Oxford Community Schools Board of Education voted on Tuesday to hire an independent law firm to conduct a thorough review of the circumstances leading to the Nov. 30 shooting, → Read More

Flint area named among 150 Best Places to Live and Best Places to Retire

Flint and Genesee County ranked as 131st best place to live and 111th best place to retire in the country. The area also ranked sixth best in Michigan, but also → Read More