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Officers build positive relationships with youth through Bridge the Gap

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Police officers and teenagers working together and having a blast while building positive relationships.

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Dry first half, messy second half of the weekend

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Warmer days are predicted in the near future

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A warmer couple of days are in the forecast across Mid-Michigan. The National Weather Service has come out with the climate prediction for the next 6 to 10 days. February 22nd through March 4th.

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Rising flood waters causing road closures across Mid-Michigan

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Floodwaters continue to rise in parts of Michigan as a storm sweeps across the Midwest and Great Plans, bringing heavy rains, snow and ice. 

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WNEM TV5 livestream is still available on the app

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While WNEM TV5 has removed the link to watch our newscasts, and replays from WNEM.com, there are still several options to get TV5 news on the go. 

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At least 4 people rescued off the Saginaw Bay

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At least four people were brought back to shore in rescue operations on the Saginaw Bay.

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Firefighters in overtime from ice rescues, but who pays for it?

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There is a fierce debate over ice rescues after crews had to save four more people on the Saginaw Bay.

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Ron Ilitch, son of Mike and Marian Ilitch, dies at age 60

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Ron Ilitch, whose family owns the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers, has died.

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Bay County man demands action after his property floods

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A Bay County man is demanding action as water flooded his property and a nearby road.

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Lawmakers push to make English official state language

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Statehouse lawmakers want to make English the official language of Michigan.

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Widespread flooding almost wipes out Mid-Michigan campground

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A Mid-Michigan campground was practically wiped out from this week’s flooding. Now its owner is dealing with the cleanup.

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Ambulance driver charged in fatal crash while working

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An ambulance driver is facing a year in jail after allegations that he caused a fatal crash in October by not obeying a stop sign.

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Two suspects arraigned on meth charges in Gladwin

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Two residents from Gladwin have been arraigned on charges related to methamphetamine.

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Road commission repairs massive pothole in Genesee Co.

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The massive crater on McWain Road in Grand Blanc Township has been repaired.

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Last teen pleads guilty in death of passenger hit by sandbag

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The last of four teens charged in the throwing of a sandbag from an interstate overpass in Ohio that killed a Michigan man riding in a car has pleaded guilty.

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No one hurt, home damaged in hit-and-run crash

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Authorities say no one was injured when a vehicle hit a Saginaw County home and took off.  

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Mackinac Bridge closed due to falling ice

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The Mackinac Bridge Authority said the bridge is closed due to weather conditions.

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Man charged with three life sentences for allegedly raping 11-year-old

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A man from Bay County is charged with three life sentences after deputies say he raped a preteen girl that he met online.

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3rd body found in fire debris in Ironwood in Upper Peninsula

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Authorities say a third body has been recovered in the wreckage of a fire in downtown Ironwood in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

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Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports.

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Residents blast mail delivery service in Michigan town

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Hundreds of residents in a southeast Michigan town are complaining of haphazard mail deliveries that arrived days late or not at all, threatening their health and family finances. 

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Caught on Camera: Owl photobombs traffic cam

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An owl inadvertently photo-bombed a traffic camera when it swooped in to take a closer look at the device. 

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Morning Moment: Inventor harnesses the power of...dog poop?

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Forget wind turbines or solar panels, a British inventor created his own device to harness a previously untapped resource. 

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WATCH: Aerial footage shows flood damage in Gladwin County

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The flooding in Gladwin County has left its mark. 

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  • United Way

    United Way

    United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good. Your support allows United Ways of Mid-Michigan to play a greater leadership role helping local programs achieve community-driven goals.

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    United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good. Your support allows United Ways of Mid-Michigan to play a greater leadership role helping local programs achieve community-driven goals.

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  • Excellence in Education

    Excellence in Education

    Do you know a deserving Michigan school educator? Nominate them and they could win $10,000.

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    Do you know a deserving Michigan school educator? Nominate them and they could win $10,000.

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  • Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

    Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:37 PM EST2018-02-24 01:37:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - in this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates departs Federal District Court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - in this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates departs Federal District Court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday...

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.

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  • Police: Woman who rammed White House barrier had tried to get inside before

    Police: Woman who rammed White House barrier had tried to get inside before

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:24 PM EST2018-02-24 00:24:33 GMT
    This photo shows Jessica R. Ford, the woman who allegedly drove her vehicle through a barrier at the White House. (Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office)This photo shows Jessica R. Ford, the woman who allegedly drove her vehicle through a barrier at the White House. (Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office)

    The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier.

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    The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier.

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  • Russia probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty

    Russia probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:46 PM EST2018-02-23 17:46:33 GMT
    Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, center, arrives at federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, center, arrives at federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, center, arrives at federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, center, arrives at federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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    Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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  • Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

    Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:25 PM EST2018-02-24 01:25:53 GMT
    Nanette Fabray, the vivacious, award-winning star of Broadway musicals, films and TV shows, has died at age 97.More >
    Nanette Fabray, the vivacious, award-winning star of Broadway musicals, films and TV shows, has died at age 97.More >
  • The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try.

    The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try.

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:25 PM EST2018-02-24 01:25:51 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Chadwick Boseman, a cast member in "Black Panther," poses at the premiere of the film at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The language of Wakanda in “Black Panther” ...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Chadwick Boseman, a cast member in "Black Panther," poses at the premiere of the film at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The language of Wakanda in “Black Panther” ...
    The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try; 'The clicks are no joke'.More >
    The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try; 'The clicks are no joke'.More >
  • HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

    HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:25 PM EST2018-02-24 01:25:48 GMT
    (Atsushi Nishijima/HBO via AP). In this image released by HBO, Kathy Baker, left, and Al Pacino portray Sue and Joe Paterno in a scene from "Paterno," a film about the late Penn State football coach. HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with...(Atsushi Nishijima/HBO via AP). In this image released by HBO, Kathy Baker, left, and Al Pacino portray Sue and Joe Paterno in a scene from "Paterno," a film about the late Penn State football coach. HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with...
    An HBO biopic starring Al Pacino as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will premiere April 7. HBO tweeted the premiere date Friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by Barry Levinson.More >
    An HBO biopic starring Al Pacino as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will premiere April 7. HBO tweeted the premiere date Friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by Barry Levinson.More >

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