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Man in critical condition, woman injured following early morning shooting

FLINT, Mich. (WNEM) - A Detroit man is in critical condition following an early morning shooting in Flint. State Police said investigators responded to the scene just before 5 a.m. Saturday morning outside a residence on the 2700 block of Sloan Street. Two people, a 34-year-old man and a 23-year-old...
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Man, woman injured in Flint shooting

FLINT, MI -- A shooting outside a Flint home left two people seriously injured Saturday morning, police said. The shooting took place just before 5 a.m. July 2 outside of a residence in the 2700 block of Sloan Street in Flint, according to the Flint Police Department. At the scene,...
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Finley: Stop making politics a crime

The smackdown delivered to Attorney General Dana Nessel by the Michigan Supreme Court last week was about as big a wallop as it gets. The unanimous ruling and a separate concurrence basically accused the AG's office of subverting justice and manipulating the law to press its unwarranted vendetta against then-Gov. Rick Snyder and eight members of his team in the Flint water crisis.

See highlights from 7th annual Flint Water Festival

FLINT, MI -- Independence Day celebrations in the city kicked off Friday, July 1, with the 7th annual Flint Water Festival. Friday evening drew out hundreds to the carnival and ended with Community First Inc. hosting a showing of “Space Jam: A New Legacy” as part of its 9th annual Movies Under the Stars program.

Saginaw Area Fireworks continue set up on Ojibway Island

SAGINAW, MI — With four days until the holiday, crews on Friday, July 1, readied the next batch of fireworks on Ojibway Island, where they will launch come Fourth of July. For the eighth consecutive year, Wolverine Fireworks staff will handle the logistical effort involved in preparing and coordinating an aerial display that organizers bill as the largest fireworks show in Michigan on the Fourth of July.

Riverfront Saginaw Is A Happening Place!

Anticipation is building for the huge Independence Day display over Riverfront Saginaw. It all starts Monday morning with the raising of a giant flag over the Court Street Bridge. Volunteers are needed to report at 9:30 to help raise the flag at 10. Then volunteers are needed again at 4 as Old Glory is lowered.

Grand Funk’s ‘We’re an American Band’ Backstory

It was a time of change for the power trio from Flint, Mich., of Mark Farner (guitar), Don Brewer (drums) and Mel Schacher (bass). After the just-formed band had played the 1969 Atlanta International Pop Festival, winning an enthusiastic crowd response and a subsequent deal with Capitol Records, Grand Funk Railroad quickly rose to gold album sales status on their first two releases and then platinum with 1970’s Closer To Home, and become a popular act on the rock concert circuit.

Southwest revs up the bats to reach Little League district title round

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Every inning is a new opportunity to score. And Bay City Southwest took advantage of every chance it got. Southwest did considerable damage with its bats in every inning, romping to a 25-4 victory over Bay County Eastside in the Little League baseball district tournament for age 11-and-under.

Flint Roller Derby: The most slept on league in the city

FLINT, MI -- Over the last decade, roller derby has become one of the fastest growing women’s sports in the world. The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) currently has 445 member leagues on six continents globally, including the local team, Flint Roller Derby (FRD). FRD became an...

Village Green is everything but perfect as repeat Pony League champion

BAY CITY, MI – They may forever lament the loss. But they’ll never need to regret it. Bouncing back from its first loss of the tournament – halting an incredible 39-game winning streak – Village Green got the win that counted most, downing Lions Club 11-1 to capture its second consecutive Bay County Pony League championship.

Staying mostly dry tonight into Sunday

SAGINAW, Mich. (WNEM) - We’re tracking a nice second half to the holiday weekend with mostly dry conditions. We do get a bit more heat on the 4th with some much needed rain chances returning past the holiday. Here’s the latest forecast!. Evening & Tonight. After a mostly...