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Not all on board as county switches to 'Smart Meters'


Local gas companies are making the switch to so-called 'Smart Meters' but not everyone likes the plan.

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Powerful storms tore through mid-Michigan on Sunday, leaving significant damage and many people without power. More>>


These lovable dogs and cats are available for adoption in the Tri-City area -- can you offer them a good home? More>>

Police: Michigan newborn found in grave was a boy


Investigators say a newborn found in a shallow grave in St. Clair County was a boy. More>>

Local man dies after working out


A local family is devastated after their son's attempt at staying fit may have cost him his life.

Candidate's own mother chooses opponent


It turns out you can't always count on family for a vote if you're running for office.

Bitcoin gaining popularity around the globe


The online currency known as bitcoin has a checkered past, often being used by drug dealers or human traffickers. More>>

2 Flint women charged with abusing emaciated man


Genesee County authorities have arrested two women after an elderly man in their care was found emaciated and in septic shock due to bed sores. More>>

Man's obituary: 'Please don't email me, I'm dead'


When a Pennsylvania man died, he left behind a now-viral reminder of his life and his quirky sense of humor. 


Man walking dog finds abandoned newborn along road


A man walking a dog along a western Michigan dirt road has found a newborn with her umbilical cord still attached. More>>

New program offers amnesty to people with misdemeanor warrants


Monday was a busy day for local police working to clear up a lengthy back log of outstanding warrants and they're doing it by cutting people a little slack. More>>

Big Ten Media Day kicks off in Chicago


It's the unofficial start of the college football season as players and coaches from the Big Ten meet the media in Chicago. More>>

Genesee County receives almost $400,000 to fight blight


Genesee County is getting $396,000 to help tear down vacant homes. More>>

Trial for dad, stepmom of boy found in basement


A trial is scheduled for Sept. 8 to decide whether the father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy found in his basement after an 11-day disappearance will lose custody of their children. More>>

A pregnant mother of two and her family were denied passage on a cruise ship departing Florida at the last minute. More>>

Owosso man killed in motorcycle crash


Police are investigating after a 27-year-old Owosso man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Saturday. More>>

Sketch of `person of interest' in girl's killing


Police in southeastern Michigan have released a sketch of a tall white man they call a "person of interest" in the killing of a 14-year-old girl.

Couple charged in neglect death of wife's father


A northern Michigan couple has been charged in the death of the wife's 73-year-old father who was in their care. More>>

More dogs taken from house after attack on jogger


Police and animal control officers have removed five dogs from a Michigan home where two other dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger were being kept. More>>

Top 5 on 5

Mid-Michigan's favorite landmark


It's time again for another installment of TV5's Top 5 on 5. WNEM is looking for mid-Michigan's favorite landmark. More>>

Congress reaches tentative deal to fund VA fixes


The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a bill to reform the VA health system. More>>


GM recall problems continue

General Motors is recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly. More>>


Check out who has been charged with crimes in the area with Mid-Michigan mugshots. More>>

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  • US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

    US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:28:58 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.More >
    The United States and the European Union, finally in synch on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, are preparing a powerful one-two punch against Russia's economy, with EU ambassadors meeting on Tuesday...More >
  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:46:12 GMT
    Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.More >
    Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the...More >
  • Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:36 AM EDT2014-07-29 07:36:53 GMT
    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges...More >
    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward...More >
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