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  • AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices fall 5 cents

    AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices fall 5 cents

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 8:55 AM EDT2017-05-30 12:55:41 GMT
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    AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 5 cents per gallon in the past week.

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    AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 5 cents per gallon in the past week.

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  • Officials looking for owners of injured dog

    Officials looking for owners of injured dog

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 8:34 AM EDT2017-05-30 12:34:22 GMT
    Source: Sanilac County Sheriff's Dept.Source: Sanilac County Sheriff's Dept.

    The female canine was found at M-25 and Walker on the beach at around 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 28. 

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    The female canine was found at M-25 and Walker on the beach at around 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 28. 

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  • Alma police offer reward to track man down

    Alma police offer reward to track man down

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 8:03 AM EDT2017-05-30 12:03:07 GMT

    The Alma Police Department is seeking the public's help finding Ernesto Cervantes, and a reward is being offered to whoever helps track him down.

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    The Alma Police Department is seeking the public's help finding Ernesto Cervantes, and a reward is being offered to whoever helps track him down.

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  • Police: Man lied about home invasion that left woman critically injured

    Police: Man lied about home invasion that left woman critically injured

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-05-30 12:00:52 GMT
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    Police said a man lied about a home invasion after his wife was critically injured.

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    Police said a man lied about a home invasion after his wife was critically injured.

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  • Investigation underway after early morning house fire

    Investigation underway after early morning house fire

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 7:45 AM EDT2017-05-30 11:45:43 GMT

    Flint firefighters were called to Proctor Avenue, between Myrtle and Sonny on Tuesday morning. 

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    Flint firefighters were called to Proctor Avenue, between Myrtle and Sonny on Tuesday morning. 

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  • Woman dies after SUV crashes into firetruck in Michigan

    Woman dies after SUV crashes into firetruck in Michigan

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 7:42 AM EDT2017-05-30 11:42:36 GMT
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    Authorities say a woman has died and a man has been critically injured after an SUV they were riding in crashed into a firetruck that was stopped at the scene of an earlier crash in southeastern Michigan. 

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    Authorities say a woman has died and a man has been critically injured after an SUV they were riding in crashed into a firetruck that was stopped at the scene of an earlier crash in southeastern Michigan. 

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  • Update: Body found outside Great Lakes Bay Health Center

    Update: Body found outside Great Lakes Bay Health Center

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-05-30 11:29:18 GMT

    Investigators have determined that a man died of natural causes after his body was found in Saginaw Saturday afternoon.

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    Investigators have determined that a man died of natural causes after his body was found in Saginaw Saturday afternoon.

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  • Police: Body found in Saginaw, person died of natural causes

    Police: Body found in Saginaw, person died of natural causes

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 7:27 AM EDT2017-05-30 11:27:01 GMT
    (Source: WNEM)(Source: WNEM)

    Police said a person whose body was found in Saginaw Friday night died of natural causes.

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    Police said a person whose body was found in Saginaw Friday night died of natural causes.

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  • GOP leaders set spending without Snyder amid pension impasse

    GOP leaders set spending without Snyder amid pension impasse

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 7:23 AM EDT2017-05-30 11:23:11 GMT

    Lawmakers are ramping up work on the state budget after cutting Gov. Rick Snyder out of talks. 

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    Lawmakers are ramping up work on the state budget after cutting Gov. Rick Snyder out of talks. 

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  • Political candidates lining up

    Political candidates lining up

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 6:47 AM EDT2017-05-30 10:47:30 GMT

    It looks like a lot of people are interested in holding public office in Michigan.

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    It looks like a lot of people are interested in holding public office in Michigan.

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  • Calley to make "major announcement"

    Calley to make "major announcement"

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 6:35 AM EDT2017-05-30 10:35:45 GMT
    Lt. Gov. Brian Calley (Source: WNEM)Lt. Gov. Brian Calley (Source: WNEM)

    Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley

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    Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is set to make what is being called a "major announcement" Tuesday afternoon.

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  • Former dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

    Former dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 3:42 AM EDT2017-05-30 07:42:06 GMT

    Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted as Panama's dictator by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83.

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    Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted as Panama's dictator by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83.

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  • Some calling Ivanka Trump brand tweet insensitive

    Some calling Ivanka Trump brand tweet insensitive

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:42:52 GMT

    The daughter of President Donald Trump is receiving some backlash for a Memorial Day tweet some are calling insensitive.

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    The daughter of President Donald Trump is receiving some backlash for a Memorial Day tweet some are calling insensitive.

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  • Residents honor fallen soldiers at Bay County cemetery

    Residents honor fallen soldiers at Bay County cemetery

    Monday, May 29 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-05-29 22:04:49 GMT
    (Source: WNEM)(Source: WNEM)

    Memorial Day is considered by many as the unofficial start of summer, but to military families and their supporters it's a somber day of remembrance.

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    Memorial Day is considered by many as the unofficial start of summer, but to military families and their supporters it's a somber day of remembrance.

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  • Lansing-area woman wants dad, others on Vietnam memorial

    Lansing-area woman wants dad, others on Vietnam memorial

    Monday, May 29 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:55:35 GMT
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    A Lansing-area woman is trying to get her father's name on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, 55 years after his plane disappeared in the Pacific Ocean.

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    A Lansing-area woman is trying to get her father's name on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, 55 years after his plane disappeared in the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Groundbreaking ceremony held for veterans pavilion

    Groundbreaking ceremony held for veterans pavilion

    Monday, May 29 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:45:15 GMT
    (Source: WNEM)(Source: WNEM)

    A Mid-Michigan is telling veterans they are not forgotten. "That's why we have our freedom because of all the veterans that have fought for us," said Frank Franzel, Vietnam veteran.

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    A Mid-Michigan is telling veterans they are not forgotten. "That's why we have our freedom because of all the veterans that have fought for us," said Frank Franzel, Vietnam veteran.

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  • Man remembered in Michigan for trying to save swimmers

    Man remembered in Michigan for trying to save swimmers

    Monday, May 29 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:21:15 GMT
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    A young man who died while trying to rescue two women last year in Lake Superior is being remembered at a lifesaving station near the site of the drownings.

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    A young man who died while trying to rescue two women last year in Lake Superior is being remembered at a lifesaving station near the site of the drownings.

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  • Veteran, 92, walks as grand marshal in Memorial Day parade

    Veteran, 92, walks as grand marshal in Memorial Day parade

    Monday, May 29 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-05-29 20:52:13 GMT
    (Source: WNEM)(Source: WNEM)

    The annual Memorial Day parade marched through the heart of downtown Saginaw on Monday. Hundreds lined S. Washington Avenue as emergency vehicles and bands marched to the Saginaw County Veterans Memorial Plaza at Hoyt Park.

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    The annual Memorial Day parade marched through the heart of downtown Saginaw on Monday. Hundreds lined S. Washington Avenue as emergency vehicles and bands marched to the Saginaw County Veterans Memorial Plaza at Hoyt Park.

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  • Sheriff's office seeks help identifying hit-and-run suspect

    Sheriff's office seeks help identifying hit-and-run suspect

    Monday, May 29 2017 12:25 PM EDT2017-05-29 16:25:09 GMT
    (Source: Tuscola County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Tuscola County Sheriff's Office)

    The Tuscola County Sheriff's Office is seeking help identifying a hit-and-run suspect.

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    The Tuscola County Sheriff's Office is seeking help identifying a hit-and-run suspect.

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  • '18 election for Legislature already attracting candidates

    '18 election for Legislature already attracting candidates

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:39:07 GMT
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    Dozens of people have signed up to run for the Michigan Legislature in 2018, more than a year before the August primary election.

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    Dozens of people have signed up to run for the Michigan Legislature in 2018, more than a year before the August primary election.

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  • Ohioans buying Michigan medical pot ahead of rules being set

    Ohioans buying Michigan medical pot ahead of rules being set

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:09:43 GMT
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    Ohioans have been crossing the border into Michigan to buy medical marijuana from Detroit-area dispensaries thanks to physician recommendations months ahead of cannabis becoming available in the state.

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    Ohioans have been crossing the border into Michigan to buy medical marijuana from Detroit-area dispensaries thanks to physician recommendations months ahead of cannabis becoming available in the state.

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  • Snyder joins national call to lower US flags on Memorial Day

    Snyder joins national call to lower US flags on Memorial Day

    Monday, May 29 2017 10:53 AM EDT2017-05-29 14:53:17 GMT

    Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered all U.S. flags in Michigan to be lowered in observance of Memorial Day.

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    Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered all U.S. flags in Michigan to be lowered in observance of Memorial Day.

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  • Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

    Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

    Monday, May 29 2017 3:43 AM EDT2017-05-29 07:43:08 GMT

    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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    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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  • Missing Midland man found in southern Michigan

    Missing Midland man found in southern Michigan

    Sunday, May 28 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-05-29 00:20:28 GMT
    William “Bill” Brown (Source: Family)William “Bill” Brown (Source: Family)

    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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  • Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end

    Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:22:20 GMT
    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 >
    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"

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

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:22:17 GMT
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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 >
    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

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

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:21:16 GMT
    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 >
    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

    Report: 5 people injured in nightclub shooting

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:19:44 GMT
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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 >
  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

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

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:18:22 GMT
     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 >
     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

    2 dead, 1 missing after flooding in Branson, Missouri

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:18:01 GMT
    Source: WNEMSource: WNEM
    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 >
    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

    Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:15:26 GMT
    (Source: WNEM)(Source: WNEM)
    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 >
    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

    Minneapolis art museum will remove gallows-like sculpture

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:14:08 GMT
    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 >
    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

    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 >
  • Instructor dies, trainee injured in skydiving accident

    Instructor dies, trainee injured in skydiving accident

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:10:06 GMT
    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 >
    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

    Buildings at University of Michigan get 'tattooed' for art

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:06:33 GMT
    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 >
    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

    Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:03:37 GMT
    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 >
    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

    Child, adult in serious condition following fire rescue

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:03:05 GMT
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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 >
    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

    Grants aim to boost education, tourism at marine sanctuary

    Sunday, May 28 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-05-28 19:59:59 GMT
    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 >
    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

    Michigan lawmakers mull tax credits for charitable donations

    Sunday, May 28 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-05-28 19:56:30 GMT
    (Source: WNEM)(Source: WNEM)
    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 >
    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

    Man who threatened police arrested after 4-hour standoff

    Sunday, May 28 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-05-28 19:54:12 GMT
    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 >
    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 >
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