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Motorcyclist killed in Oakland County crash

OAKLAND COUNTY, MI – A motorcyclist was fatally injured Friday after he hit a car turning in front of him, police said. Shortly after 3 p.m. June 24, the motorcyclist was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle south on Dixie Highway near Hutchinson Drive in Springfield Township when a 2020 Chevrolet Equinox driven by a 69-year-old Davisburg woman turned left in front of him, police said.
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Colerain Township Fire Department mourns loss of fellow firefighter

COLERAIN, Ohio — A Colerain Firefighter/Medic has died, the Colerain Fire Department announced. Steve Hayden had been with the Colerain Township Fire Department since 2011 and was a career firefighter with the Springfield Township Fire Department. CTFD says that the cause of death has yet to be determined. The...
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Arson suspected following three fires on Flint's north side

FLINT, Mich - The Flint Fire Department is investigating three house fires on Flint's north side. Vacant homes on Philadelphia Boulevard and Baltimore Boulevard were damaged by fire Saturday evening. The fires were all within a few blocks of each other. A power line caught fire which caused 20 homes...

Motorcyclist killed, woman injured after crash in Oakland County

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – A 68-year-old Walled Lake man was fatally injured after he hit a car turning in front of him, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. Police say the crash happened just after 3:00 p.m. on Friday near Hutchinson Drive in Springfield Township. Authorities say the...

Flint pastor calling for lawmakers to help get the guns off the street

FLINT, Mich- Crime scene tape and police flashing lights, It's scenes people in Flint see way too often. This was the scene today at St. Mark Community Outreach Center in Flint. St. Mark's Baptist Church organized this event called "need a fresh start, saving our children and neighborhoods from gun...

Flint Bishop says his beliefs regarding LGBTQIA+ community won’t impact mental health services provided at local churches

Flint, MI—Shortly after Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley, Genesee Health Services, and four local churches announced a pilot program to combat the city’s gun violence through greater access to mental health services, a video surfaced of Bishop Christopher Martin, one of the partner churches’ leaders, making homophobic remarks from his pulpit.
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Michigan State’s Marcus Bingham Jr. signs Exhibit 10 contract with Dallas Mavericks

Despite not hearing his name called during the 2022 NBA Draft, Michigan State graduate and former starting center Marcus Bingham Jr. will get his shot at making an NBA roster. Shortly after Thursday's draft, Bingham Jr. reportedly signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the Dallas Mavericks. An Exhibit 10 serves a minimum-salary contract with an invitation to the organization's Summer League team and training camp.
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Walled Lake man dies in Springfield Township motorcycle crash

A 68-year-old Walled Lake Man has died after a motorcycle crash in Springfield Township Friday, June 24. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Paul Clish was riding a 2006 Harley Davidson southbound on Dixie Highway, near Hutchinson Drive around 3 p.m., when a Chevy Equinox driven by a 69-year-old Davisburg woman turned left in front of him.

Flint Pride Festival draws people to downtown Flint

FLINT, Mich - The Flint Pride Festival was held in downtown Flint Saturday. The intent of this event is to celebrate diversity in our city, affirm gay and transgender individuals, increase visibility, and build a sense of community. "People connections getting involved in the community, like giving resources, I am...

Marcus Bingham Jr. finds new home with Dallas Mavericks

Former Michigan State basketball star Marcus Bingham Jr. has become the latest Spartan to find a spot in the NBA, joining the Mavericks. Just one day after the NBA draft, Michigan State basketball saw another former player find a new home in the form of Marcus Bingham Jr. It wasn’t...

Neighborhood celebrates Mott Fest & Clubhouse grand re-opening in Flint

FLINT, MI -- Mott Park’s clubhouse and 70-acre park closed down in 2009 leaving the surrounding neighborhood worried about their future as a community. On Saturday, June 25, the Mott Park neighborhood was able to celebrate a bright future during the first-ever Mott Fest and the grand re-opening of the clubhouse that drew a crowd of hundreds.

Flint City Bucks, disability network host inclusion Day at Atwood Stadium in Flint

FLINT, Mich. - The Flint City Bucks partnered with the disability network to host Inclusion Day Saturday at Atwood Stadium in downtown Flint. Students in attendance could participate in an inclusive shootout at halftime during tonight's game against the Lansing City F-C. New links: Arson suspected following three fired on...

Garage Condos and Racing Track Approved in Howell

The Howell City Council has approved the development plan for the Motorsports Gateway Howell, a private automotive country club with a two-mile track and private garages. The project will offer automotive enthusiasts a chance to purchase trackside garage condominiums along a European-designed driving circuit; founding owner pricing starts at $408,692.