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Community comes together to support MSP trooper battling cancer

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A military veteran and Michigan State trooper has his community behind him as he battles an illness and the bills that come with it.

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Getting better and better

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Make it a 3-peat! Sunshine, warm temperatures, and breezy conditions made for yet another un-Octoberlike day here in Mid-Michigan. So, how much longer can we press our luck?

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Pierson Road in Mt. Morris Township back open after crash

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Pierson Road in Mt. Morris Township is back open after it was shut down due to a crash Thursday night.

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High school football season is already here! Here's a look at the weather forecast tonight during local games. 

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Police investigate armed robbery at Bay City 7-Eleven

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The Bay City Public Safety Department is investigating an armed robbery at a local party store.

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Police seek help identifying people for ongoing investigation

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The Saginaw Township Police Department is seeking the public's help identifying two people in connection to an ongoing criminal investigation.

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Michigan top cop punished for Facebook post on NFL protests

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The director of the Michigan State Police will lose five days of pay for sharing a Facebook post that called NFL players who kneel during the national anthem "anti-American degenerates."

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Detroit delivers pitch for new Amazon headquarters

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The Motor City's pitch for Amazon's second headquarters has been delivered.

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Police arrest suspect believed to be linked to multiple armed robberies

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Police arrested a suspect they believe was involved with multiple armed robberies in Flint.

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Jury picked, testimony starts in trial in jogger's death

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Jurors in western Michigan have heard opening statements in the trial of a man who is charged with killing a jogger, a case that was cold until he was arrested two years later in a different investigation.

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Prosecutor in sex offender custody case no longer on the job

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An assistant prosecutor is no longer on the job after handling a case that gave a convicted sex offender joint legal custody of a child born to a woman who said the man raped her when she was 12.

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Officials identify man killed after rock thrown from I-75 overpass

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A man is dead after authorities say an object crashed through a vehicle windshield while driving along a Mid-Michigan freeway.

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3-year-old shot, killed in Flint puts spotlight on gun safety

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Authorities are putting the spotlight on gun safety after another child became the victim of violence in Flint.  

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Flint leaders talk water in Washington D.C.

Flint city leaders were in the nation's capitol on Thursday.

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GM reaches $120m settlement with states over switches

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General Motors Co. has reached a $120 million settlement with 49 states and the District of Columbia over its defective ignition switches.

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Michigan man charged after threatening Vegas-like shooting

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A Grand Rapids man faces up to life in prison after threatening to shoot up a business "just like they did in Vegas."

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Michigan Senate votes to gradually forgive extra driver fees

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The Michigan Senate has voted to forgive hundreds of millions of dollars in extra "responsibility" fees that have been assessed to 317,000 motorists for certain traffic offenses. 

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NOAA: 2017-2018 winter outlook could mean more snow for Mid-Michigan

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The National Weather Service released their 2017-2018 winter prediction and it could have you reaching for your snow shovel.

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Deputies warn of thieves posing as door-to-door salesmen

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The department reports that a pair of “salesmen” attempt to get permission to enter your home, and once inside give a demonstration of what they are selling. 

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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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  • Design Time

    Design Time

    Watch TV5's 9am News to see our new Thursday segment, "Design Time" with Kathy Kilbourn from Tri City Furniture.  Every Thursday viewers will get expert design tips from Kathy, an interior designer and owner of Tri City Furniture.

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    Watch TV5's 9am News to see our new Thursday segment, "Design Time" with Kathy Kilbourn from Tri City Furniture.  Every Thursday viewers will get expert design tips from Kathy, an interior designer and owner of Tri City Furniture.

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  • Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp

    Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp

    Friday, October 20 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-10-20 05:02:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Oct. 17, 2017, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, announces to reporters that the Senate is moving ahead.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Oct. 17, 2017, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, announces to reporters that the Senate is moving ahead.

    Senate Republicans seem to be on cruise control to pass a $4 trillion budget plan that shelves GOP deficit concerns in favor of the party's drive to cut taxes.

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    Senate Republicans seem to be on cruise control to pass a $4 trillion budget plan that shelves GOP deficit concerns in favor of the party's drive to cut taxes.

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  • Before execution, Alabama inmate defiant with words, actions

    Before execution, Alabama inmate defiant with words, actions

    Friday, October 20 2017 12:36 AM EDT2017-10-20 04:36:17 GMT
    (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Torrey Twane McNabb, who was convicted in the 1997 shooting death of Montgomery police Officer Anderson Gordon.(Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Torrey Twane McNabb, who was convicted in the 1997 shooting death of Montgomery police Officer Anderson Gordon.

    The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily delayed the execution of an Alabama inmate just minutes before he was scheduled to die.

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    The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily delayed the execution of an Alabama inmate just minutes before he was scheduled to die.

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  • Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

    Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

    Friday, October 20 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-10-20 04:26:54 GMT
    The Los Angeles Dodgers players celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Chicago. The Dodgers won 11-1 to win the series and advance to the World Series. (AP Photo)The Los Angeles Dodgers players celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Chicago. The Dodgers won 11-1 to win the series and advance to the World Series. (AP Photo)

    Kike Hernandez homered three times and drove in seven runs, and the Los Angeles romped past the Chicago Cubs 11-1 on Thursday night behind Clayton Kershaw to reach the World Series for the first time in almost three decades.

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    Kike Hernandez homered three times and drove in seven runs, and the Los Angeles romped past the Chicago Cubs 11-1 on Thursday night behind Clayton Kershaw to reach the World Series for the first time in almost three decades.

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