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Tax filers seeing increase in identity theft


Imagine going to file your taxes and learning that someone else already did it for you.

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EBT card changes set to take effect


Cuts to the food stamp program could soon mean another hit for already struggling Mid-Michigan families.

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Mid-Michigan's best restaurant patio


The nominations are in for this week's installment of TV5's Top 5 on 5. WNEM is looking for the best restaurant patio in Mid-Michigan. More>>


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

Picture of track team bus ride raises red flag for parents


The Clio Boys and Girls Track and Field team had a big meet in Holly on Wednesday night. The bus trip took about 45 minutes. But it wasn't the trip that was the problem. It was the number of students riding on the bus. And when parent Betty Davis saw a picture of the bus ride after Wednesday's meet, she wasn't happy. More>>

Anglers wondering why boat launch will be closed

TV5's Faith Gantner reports from Bay City, where another season of fresh water fishing is getting underway but a popular boat launch will be closed.

Drive-by shooting kills prep basketball player


A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot just a few hours before he was to be honored at a high school sports banquet in western Michigan. More>>

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Controversial councilman running for state house


A local city council member is now running for the state legislature and, as it turns out, it's all because of a simple misunderstanding.

Midland road project begins Monday


A road construction project in Midland County is set to begin in a few days in order to make a local intersection safer. More>>

GM says securities regulators are probing recall


U.S. securities regulators are looking into General Motors' delayed recall of more than 2 million cars with a deadly ignition switch problem.  

Charges filed in death of woman found with baby


A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend whose body was found next to her baby daughter in their Detroit home.  

Police: Boy, 2, accidentally shot by father


Lansing police say a 2-year-old boy is hospitalized after being accidentally shot in the chest by his father. More>>

FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes


The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown. More>>

Man hospitalized after being shot in the back


A man is in serious condition after being shot in the back. More>>

Postal worker stashed 44,900 pieces of mail


The suspect stored the mail at his late mother's home and in rented storage facilities near his home and mail route in Western Kentucky. More>>

Police make new appeal for tips in abduction case


Police investigating the disappearance of a mother from her job at a western Michigan gas station nearly a year ago are issuing a fresh appeal for tips in the case.  

Suspect in gas station attempted robbery surrenders


Midland police say the suspect who attempted to rob an area gas station Tuesday night has turned himself in. More>>

Saginaw Co. road project postponed following high bids


Old trees have had many years to grow along Miller Road in Thomas Township, forming almost a canopy on the Saginaw County road. Those trees will continue to stand tall now that a planned road widening project has been scrapped. More>>

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  • South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    Friday, April 25 2014 1:16 AM EDT2014-04-25 05:16:13 GMT
    President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger.More >
    President Barack Obama stepped into the familiar role of chief consoler Friday as he arrived for meetings in South Korea, a key U.S. ally that is reeling from a deadly ferry disaster.More >
  • Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen

    Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:44:48 GMT
    The material that washed ashore in southwest Australia appears to not be from the missing Malaysian plane, officials said Thursday.More >
    The seabed search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is set to widen as a sonar scan of the most likely crash site deep beneath the Indian Ocean nears completion without yielding a single clue, authorities said on Friday.More >
  • Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

    Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:34:28 GMT
    Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who...More >
    Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol staged a marathon confrontation with the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief, surrounding the senior officials in a...More >
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