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Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

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President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House staff and grapples with a burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.

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Scattered showers and thunderstorms ease up later tonight

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Now that we are losing the daytime heating, the storms across Mid Michigan are losing their intensity.  This will lead to us drying out and allow the skies to clear overnight as well.

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Flags placed on the graves for those who fought for our country

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People across the country are celebrating Memorial Day and paying their respects to those who fought for our country. 

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Missing Midland man found in southern Michigan

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Family friends now tell TV5 Bill was found in Rochester Hills Sunday evening. 

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One person arrested in home invasion that left a woman critically injured

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One person has been arrested in connection to a home invasion that left a woman badly injured. 

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Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end

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As Gregg Allman neared the end of his life, he tried to maintain some privacy about what was coming.    Allman's manager, Michael Lehman, said he kept it private because he "wanted to continue to play music until he couldn't." Lehman said Allman died Saturday at his home near Savannah, Georgia. Allman had battled with liver cancer and other serious health problems.    Allman's bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel The Allm... More>>

Witness: 2016 Texas train crash, blast "like the Hindenburg"

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A witness to a deadly head-on train collision 11 months ago in the Texas Panhandle told federal investigators the ensuing blast looked "like the Hindenburg" airship famous in film and photos when it blew up in 1937.    The Amarillo Globe-News reports documents released by the National Transportation Safety Board include witness comments and an interview with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe investigator who spoke with the only crew member to survive the June 28, 2016... More>>

Nebraska woman dies after being hit by family's moving truck

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Police say a 48-year-old Nebraska woman died after being hit by a U-Haul truck that rolled out of her own driveway.    KETV reports Camille Jackson died Saturday after being struck by the truck her family was using in west Omaha.    Omaha Police say the truck was parked in a driveway near 152nd Street and Pepperwood Drive before the incident happened.    Jackson got out of the U-Haul's driver's seat to talk to someone in a pickup truck in the street when ... More>>

Report: 5 people injured in nightclub shooting

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 Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning at a nightclub in south Mississippi.    Five people sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.    WLOX quoted police as saying the shooting happened at Platinum Sports Bar & Lounge in Moss Point.    According to Moss Point Police Department, a fight started in the club, which spilled outside into the parking lot. Several people began shooting. Five people were ... More>>

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

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 It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy "Baywatch."    Studio estimates on Sunday say the fifth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise commandeered $62.2 million in its first three days in theaters.    The Johnny Depp-starrer is projected to take in $76.6 million over the four-day hol... More>>

2 dead, 1 missing after flooding in Branson, Missouri

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Authorities have recovered two bodies and are searching for a third person after their vehicle was overtaken by floodwaters in Branson, Missouri.    The Springfield News-Leader reports two others inside the vehicle Saturday night escaped to safety.    Deputy Taney County coroner Bryan Koppitz says two bodies were found Sunday morning. Their identities were not immediately released.    Rescuers are searching Fall Creek and Lake Taneycomo near where th... More>>

Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

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Texas' legislative session is winding down with a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people all but dead and negotiations to salvage it at a standstill.    Lawmakers were resolving lingering issues ahead of Monday's final adjournment. Their focus was already shifting to whether Republican Gov. Greg Abbott would order them back to work if a law like the one that caused national uproar and costly boycotts when it was approved last year in North Carolina doesn't pa... More>>

Minneapolis art museum will remove gallows-like sculpture

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The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will remove a gallows-like sculpture because of protests from Native Americans who say it brought back painful memories of the mass hanging of 38 Dakota men in 1862.    "Scaffold" is a two-story sculpture by Los Angeles artist Sam Durant. It was inspired in part by the 1862 hanging in Mankato at the end of the Dakota War, which was the largest mass execution in U.S. history. It was set to debut this coming Saturday when the Walk... More>>

Woman charged in husband's hospital death dies

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A woman charged with killing her husband as he lay in a Florida hospital bed last year has died.    Jan Sochalski faced a murder charge for allegedly suffocating her husband last May after he suffered life-threatening complications following back surgery. Sixty-four-year-old Henry Sochalski was a retired Trenton, New Jersey, police officer.    The couple lived in Florida.    The Flagler County Sheriff's Office told The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://b... More>>

Instructor dies, trainee injured in skydiving accident

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A Louisiana skydiving instructor died Sunday, and his trainee injured, after he lost consciousness during a skydiving jump.    The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says the instructor and trainee were performing a tandem jump on the Royal Golf Course in Slidell, Louisiana, shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday when the instructor lost consciousness after leaving the airplane. The reserve parachute opened after the main parachute belonging to the instructor did not, but witnesses s... More>>

Buildings at University of Michigan get 'tattooed' for art

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A new mural that "tattoos" the windows of two museums at the University of Michigan is meant to tell the stories of ancient civilizations while reflecting their respective environments.    The Ann Arbor News reports that artist and University of Michigan art and design professor Jim Cogswell created "Cosmogonic Tattoos." The adhesive vinyl mural covers the windows of the school's Museum of Art and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, two buildings that sit a... More>>

Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

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First lady Melania Trump provided a sunny day in Sicily with a burst of color from a floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana.    Critics point out that Mrs. Trump's jacket sells for $51,000, more than many working Americans earn each year.    The wife of the billionaire businessman turned president also carried a matching clutch to lunch with spouses of the G-7 leaders. They dined Friday at the historic Elephants Palace, their host the mayor of the Sicilian c... More>>

Child, adult in serious condition following fire rescue

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Western Michigan authorities say a young child and an adult were hospitalized in serious condition after firefighters rescued them from a burning apartment.    The 6-year-old and the adult were pulled from a burning Muskegon Heights apartment early Sunday with serious injuries.    Muskegon Heights Fire Chief Christopher Dean tells WOOD-TV that before firefighters rescued the victims a man and others who heard people screaming inside the apartment mounted their... More>>

Grants aim to boost education, tourism at marine sanctuary

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Two grants worth $200,000 aim to expand educational and tourism opportunities at northern Michigan's national marine sanctuary.    The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary say the money comes from the Besser Foundation. Foundation officials say the money supports projects that represent two of its funding priorities.    One grant will go toward educational technology enhancements and a science, technology, engineering and math educator for the Lady Mich... More>>

Michigan lawmakers mull tax credits for charitable donations

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Some Republicans in the Michigan Senate are hoping to restore tax credits eliminated in 2011 that benefited taxpayers making charitable donations to food banks, homeless shelters and certain nonprofits.    Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and the GOP-led Legislature made the changes in 2011 to help balance the state's budget. That year, about 234,000 Michigan taxpayers claimed $19.5 million in tax credits through donations to homeless shelters and food banks.    Republi... More>>

Man who threatened police arrested after 4-hour standoff

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Battle Creek police say a four-hour standoff with a man who had threatened to kill officers ended with the man's arrest.    MLive.com reports police were investigating a harassment complaint Saturday when officers made contact with the man on his home's front porch.    The department says the man threatened to the kill the responding officers and then retreated back inside his home.    Police say they believed the man was armed. That led to the Battle Cre... More>>

Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

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A survey of US beekeepers finds some hope for the nation's troubled honeybees. More>>

Payday loan business Check Into Cash robbed

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A Mid-Michigan payday loan business, was robbed this afternoon. 

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Body found outside Great Lakes Bay Health Center

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The body of a man has been found in Saginaw Saturday afternoon. 

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Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor announce separation

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Ben Stiller and his wife of 17 years say they are separating.    Stiller and actress Christine Taylor released a joint statement Friday announcing their breakup. The pair has been a couple for 18 years and married in May 2000. They have two children together.    The actors wrote that their priority is raising their two children and requested privacy.    Taylor has appeared in several of Stiller's films, including "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story,&qu... More>>

John Travolta donates plane to Australia aviation group

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John Travolta has donated his personal vintage Boeing 707 airplane to a restoration group in Australia.    He said in a statement Friday that the plane will require maintenance before for the trip from his Florida home to the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society in Albion Park, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) from Sydney.    The craft, which the society hopes to keep in the air, was originally in the Qantas fleet, delivered in 1964 and later converted to private... More>>

Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

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A publicist for rock legend Gregg Allman says the organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band has died. He was 69.    Ken Weinstein confirmed Saturday that Allman died at his home in Savannah, Georgia.    Allman had cancelled some 2016 tour dates for health reasons. In March 2017, he canceled performances for the rest of the year.    After years of substance abuse, Allman contracted hepatitis C and underwent a 2010 liver transplant.    Born... More>>

Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 30 years

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A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for more than 30 years.    GWS Auctions Inc. says the plane sold for $430,000 on Saturday at a California event featuring celebrity memorabilia.    The auction house says Elvis designed the interior that has gold-tone woodwork, red velvet seats and red shag carpet. But the red 1962 Lockheed Jetstar has no engine and needs a restoration of its cockpit.    L... More>>

As Clinton emerges from the woods, what will her role be?

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   Nearly a half-century after she gave her first commencement address at Wellesley College -- as a student -- Hillary Clinton returns Friday to offer another. Once again, she's at a crossroads.    After several months out of public view following her bitter loss to Donald Trump, Clinton has said she's now ready to "come out of the woods," a winking reference to that viral photo of her in the woods. But what will her new role be, in the Trump era? She's ... More>>

Trump law firm calls alleged Bloom County letter a 'fake'

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A law firm representing President Donald Trump is disputing internet reports that it sent a "cease and desist" letter to the creator of Bloom County.    Emily M. Thall, director of business development & marketing for Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, told The Associated Press on Friday that the letter "is a fake." The widely shared letter was posted this week on Berkeley Breathed's Facebook page. Dated May 22, it alleges that the cartoonist used images of ... More>>

6 hurt when bus crashes into SUV, Warehouse in Detroit

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 Authorities say at least six people have been hurt -- three critically -- after a bus crash on Detroit's west side.    Deputy Detroit Fire Chief Dave Fornell tells the Detroit News the crash injured the bus driver, four passengers and the driver of an SUV.    Police say the SUV ran a red light and the Detroit Department of Transportation bus collided with it and a parked car before crashing into a warehouse. The crash occurred about 3:30 p.m. Friday.   &... More>>

Choppy water: Backlot owners win dispute over lake dock

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Just in time for the holiday, the Michigan appeals court has ruled in favor of dozens of property owners in a dispute over a dock at a Livingston County lake.    James and Barbara McEwen own a lot at Patterson Lake, 30 miles northwest of Ann Arbor. They sued backlot owners over a dock that has been assembled each season. Disputes over lake access are common in Michigan, especially when properties change hands or relationships turn sour.    The appeals court says no... More>>

Pet fish dumping potential problem for Michigan waters

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Pet fish and aquarium owners releasing their species into Michigan's waters have led the state Department of Natural Resources to issue warnings for owners not to do so.  

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Goosebumps and more: Lake Michigan may be too cold for dip

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A holiday weekend swim? Authorities say Lake Michigan appears to be too cold.    WOOD-TV reports that the water temperature Friday at Holland State Park was 52 degrees. Terry Boersen of the Ottawa County sheriff's office says swimmers might last 10 minutes.    He says the cold water is "going to grip you."    The U.S. Coast Guard also isn't recommending a Lake Michigan dip. Joshua Sanders of the Coast Guard station in Holland says hypothermia ca... More>>

Guard to face trial for ignoring inmate's threat of suicide

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 A judge has ordered a prison guard to stand trial in the death of a Michigan inmate who killed herself.    Judge J. Cedric Simpson says he's never seen a "clearer case" of neglect of duty.    Dianna Callahan of Flint appeared in court near Ann Arbor on Thursday on charges of involuntary manslaughter and willful neglect of duty. She's accused of failing to properly respond to a suicide threat made by Janika Edmond at a prison for women.    ... More>>

Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

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Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.    Bunning's death Friday was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when Bunning was in the Senate. Deuser said Bunning's family notified him about the ex-pitcher's death.    Bunning won 224 games in a 17-year major-league career and pitched the first perfect game in modern National League history.    He became the first pitcher after 1900 to throw no-... More>>

Teacher loses appeal over student's shop class injuries

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The Michigan appeals court won't stop a lawsuit against a teacher who is accused of downplaying the risks of a table saw at a high school in Genesee County.    Elizabeth Bellinger suffered severe injuries when her hand slipped while cutting wood in a shop class at LakeVille Memorial High School. She says teacher Julie Kram told students that a blade guard was necessary only when insurance inspectors visited the school.    Kram denies it, although she admits telling... More>>

Police investigate body found in Saginaw

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Police are investigating after a body was found in Saginaw. The body was found next to a building near the Saginaw River by the Court Street Bridge.

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Police: Woman in critical condition after home invasion

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A woman is in critical condition after a home invasion. It happened about 5:15 p.m. at a home on the 1800 block of Mertz Road in Caro.

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New state order gives easier access to Narcan

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It is used in the fight against the opioid epidemic and a new state order is making it easier for people to get a hold of without a prescription.

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3 teens saved from potential sex trafficking

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Three teenagers may have been saved from potential human trafficking in Genesee County.

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5 arrested, 3 children removed during meth investigation

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Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson said two homes were searched Friday morning following a two-week investigation by the department and the Bad Axe City Police Department. 

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Police seek help identifying person in photos

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The Alma Police Department is seeking the public's help identifying a person. They released three photos of the subject on the department's Facebook page Friday.

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Saginaw police on scene of cutting

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Saginaw police officers responded to a cutting Friday evening. It happened at the Birch Park apartment complex, 3000 Birch Park Drive in Saginaw.

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The Latest: Paper says Kushner sought secret Russia channel

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The Washington Post reports that Russia's ambassador to the U.S. has told his superiors that he and Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin in December. More>>

2 hurt in plane crash on western Michigan airport's runway

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Authorities say two persons suffered minor injuries when a small plane ran off a runway at a western Michigan airport.

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6 hurt when bus crashes into SUV, Warehouse in Detroit

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Authorities say at least six people have been hurt -- three critically -- after a bus crash on Detroit's west side.

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What drivers can expect traveling Memorial Day weekend

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Memorial Day weekend is one of the most traveled weekends of the year. While it usually entails trips up north, barbecuing and boating - it also involves heavy traffic.

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Michigan sports doctor back in court on assault allegations

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A 16-year-old gymnast says a Michigan sports doctor accused of molesting her and many other athletes made her uncomfortable during visits for back pain.

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Michigan Road Trip: Chelsea

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One of the most famous mills in the country is in Michigan, just a short drive from Mid-Michigan.

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Fundraising kicks off for Saginaw's fireworks show

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Dozens of people in Mid-Michigan are working to make sure a beloved fireworks show goes off with a bang.

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Arthur Hill's basketball coach has been fired

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A long time local basketball coach has been fired. Saginaw Public Schools confirmed Arthur Hill will not bring back the boy's basketball coach, Greg McMath.

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SB I-75 back open after semi rollover

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Southbound I-75 at M-21 (Corunna Road), Exit 118, in Genesee County is back open after a semi-truck rollover.

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Snyder appoints members to Marijuana Licensing Board

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Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed five board members to the state Medical Marijuana Licensing Board

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  • Report: 5 people injured in nightclub shooting

    Report: 5 people injured in nightclub shooting

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     Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning at a nightclub in south Mississippi.    Five people sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.    WLOX quoted police as saying the shooting happened at Platinum Sports Bar & Lounge in Moss Point.    According to Moss Point Police Department, a fight started in the club, which spilled outside into the parking lot. Several people began shooting. Five people were ...More >
     Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning at a nightclub in south Mississippi.    Five people sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.    WLOX quoted police as saying the shooting happened at Platinum Sports Bar & Lounge in Moss Point.    According to Moss Point Police Department, a fight started in the club, which spilled outside into the parking lot. Several people began shooting. Five people were ...More >
  • Woman charged in husband's hospital death dies

    Woman charged in husband's hospital death dies

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:12:22 GMT
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    A woman charged with killing her husband as he lay in a Florida hospital bed last year has died.    Jan Sochalski faced a murder charge for allegedly suffocating her husband last May after he suffered life-threatening complications following back surgery. Sixty-four-year-old Henry Sochalski was a retired Trenton, New Jersey, police officer.    The couple lived in Florida.    The Flagler County Sheriff's Office told The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://b...More >
    A woman charged with killing her husband as he lay in a Florida hospital bed last year has died.    Jan Sochalski faced a murder charge for allegedly suffocating her husband last May after he suffered life-threatening complications following back surgery. Sixty-four-year-old Henry Sochalski was a retired Trenton, New Jersey, police officer.    The couple lived in Florida.    The Flagler County Sheriff's Office told The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://b...More >
  • Missing Midland man found in southern Michigan

    Missing Midland man found in southern Michigan

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    Family friends now tell TV5 Bill was found in Rochester Hills Sunday evening. 

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    Family friends now tell TV5 Bill was found in Rochester Hills Sunday evening. 

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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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