Justine Lofton, MLive

Justine Lofton


Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent articles by Justine:

U.P. man found guilty of poaching multiple 8-point deer ordered to pay $18K in restitution

nvestigators found 45 sets of deer antlers in the defendant's home. → Read More

Parvo-like illness killing young dogs in Northern Michigan

Parvo tests are coming back negative. → Read More

Man, 20, charged in fatal shooting of 17-year-old in southeast Michigan

The suspect turned himself in to the police later the same day. → Read More

Michigan man accused of kidnapping, assaulting ex-wife

Officers witnessed the suspect assaulting the victim at a Van Buren Township residence. → Read More

Michigan man arrested for sex assault, torture found with 7 untreated gunshot wounds

A hair tool was allegedly used in the assault on the suspect’s ex-girlfriend at her Van Buren Township home. → Read More

Unsuccessful city council candidate charged with forging absentee ballot applications

The 27-year-old Sterling Heights man allegedly dropped off 50 forged absentee ballot applications. → Read More

‘The most Midwestern thing on the planet’ is apparently walleye

The Washington Post analyzed Airbnb listings to define where and what the Midwest is. → Read More

2 wanted in shooting arrested after crashing stolen vehicle during police chase

They were wanted for assault with intent to murder related to a shooting in May. → Read More

1 dead in U.P. house fire

A person was found deceased in the home after Ishpeming Township firefighters got the blaze under control. → Read More

Bathrooms, water and electrical systems are first up in Michigan’s $250M plan to improve state parks

There are 188 projects lined up under the Building Michigan Together Plan, which is mostly federally funded. → Read More

Husband, wife die after overnight house fire

The Detroit couple was pulled from fire but didn’t survive. → Read More

Northern Michigan meat market opens with full-service bar, onsite smokehouse

The owners are part of the Sanders Meats legacy. → Read More

Murder charge filed in alleged intentional hit-and-run

The victim was left brain dead and later died. → Read More

Husband accused of killing wife, moving her body

A family member reported that the Southgate woman was missing. → Read More

14 beaches across Michigan closed, have contamination advisories

Check this list before heading to your favorite beach this weekend. → Read More

Pounds of fentanyl found in basement rafters during raid

DEA agents raided homes in Detroit and Southfield connected to a suspected drug trafficker. → Read More

U.P. man suspected in homicides in Alabama, Wisconsin, assault in Michigan

The suspect was convicted for sexual assault in a “serial butt-grabber” case in 2019. → Read More

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters in Lake Michigan

The boat has been missing for over a week. → Read More

Farmers’ Almanac predicts ‘unreasonably cold, snowy’ winter for Great Lakes region

Winter 2022-2023 will include "plenty of shaking, shivering and shoveling," the old-timey Almanac predicts. → Read More

Man charged with arson in fire that trapped, injured Michigan firefighters

Several firefighters were inside the building when it collapsed. → Read More