New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Jackson, MI
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to jackson..
Multiple fire departments battle early morning blaze
SOMERSET TWP. — Fire officials are investigating the cause of a residential structure fire that broke out in the twilight hours of March 1 in Somerset Township. The Somerset Township Fire Department was dispatched to the fire, located at 13851 Calhoun Road, just before 2 a.m. and arrived on scene to find the home fully engulfed.
Oven left on unattended sparks fire that destroys Jackson County home
JACKSON COUNTY, MI – A Blackman Township home was destroyed early Friday morning when an oven left on sparked a fire that spread to the rest of the home. Fire crews were called at 7:58 a.m. March 1, to a house on the 200 block of Watts Street for a report of the structure fire, according to the Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety.
A Culinary Voyage: 3 Jackson Seafood Restaurants Making Waves
This article presents a guide to three top-notch seafood restaurants in Jackson. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
More than 100 vendors gather for annual antique, collectible show in Jackson County
JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) - The Jackson County Fairgrounds is holding the Antique and Collectible show. More than 100 vendors will be there and selling things such as:. “It brings a lot of people to the community,” said Jerry Dorer, the Promoter. “We have vendors even from Muskegon, Ohio, I’ve got one out of Chicago today. Not only that the people are coming from Ohio, Indiana, and all over the lower half of Michigan to be honest with you.”
Investigation is closed, but Michigan deputy’s death remains a mystery
JACKSON, MI -- Police initially suspected an assault caused the injuries and days later Bryan Wickham’s death, but they were never been able to prove it. On Christmas day 2021, the 55-year-old’s blood was everywhere inside his Summit Township home in Jackson County. It was in the living...
Jackson County Commission Chair Steve Shotwell
It is another sign that spring is on the way, tree trimming along the Jackson County Roads. Greg O’Connor recently discussed this with Steve Shotwell, Jackson County Commission Chairman.
Judge sentences man 20-30 years for near-fatal beating of coworker
JACKSON COUNTY, MI – An Ohio man convicted of nearly killing his coworker at a Jackson-area motel has been sentenced to prison. Jackson County Circuit Judge Susan Jordan sentenced Nicholas Stamper Thursday, Feb. 28, to serve 20-30 years in prison for the near-fatal beating of a coworker while they were staying at a Jackson-area motel.
Northwest High School parents host craft show to raise funds for project graduation
JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) - Parents at Northwest High School hosted a craft and vendors show to help raise funds for their Northwest project graduation. Project graduation is a 38-year-old tradition at Northwest that lets graduating seniors have one last fun and safe day at school. “It’s just nice because it’s...
No injuries reported after house fire in Jackson
JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) - Firefighters in Jackson battled a blaze at a home on North Pleasant Street. The call came in just before 2:30 Saturday morning; Jackson and Summit Township Fire Departments were there. News ten had a crew on scene, and officials say that there are no injuries. The...
Police identify driver found dead in unreported Jackson County crash
JACKSON COUNTY, MI – Police have identified the deceased driver of a vehicle found crashed deep in the wood line off M-60 Sunday afternoon. After an examination by the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office, the driver has been identified as Steven Scofic, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Police originally identified the driver as a 33-year-old man from Eaton Rapids, who was confirmed to be Scofic after further investigation, said Jackson County Undersheriff Chris Simpson.
Radar confirmed tornadoes, large hail rocked Mid-Michigan Tuesday night
Record high temperatures yesterday provided ample fuel for severe storms last night in Mid-Michigan. Moving in from the southwest and tracking northeast, it took roughly 4 hours for the storms to work their way across the region.
JTV Sports Jackson County Scoreboard March 2, 2024
D-2 Jeff Miller Northwest of Northwest finished second at 144 pounds at Ford Field Saturday afternoon. Logan Hartman of Napoleon finished eighth at 120 pounds and finished the season with a 37-13 overall record; Carson Warner of Napoleon finished sixth at 157 pounds with a 35-15 record for the season; Mason Roth of Napoleon battled back for third place at 175 pound scoring 27 wins this season; Brady Warner of Napoleon placed fourth at 190 pounds finishing the season with a 41-8 record; and Jack Reid of Grass Lake placed eighth at 190 pounds finishing the season with a 42-10 record.
Lumen Christi, Hanover-Horton each claim district crowns
Lumen Christi beat Napoleon 54-51 on Friday to claim the boys basketball district title at East Jackson. The Titans got a late basket off a putback from Lundon Hampton to key the win. If you purchase a product or register for an account through a link on our site, we...
Jackson County elementary student to face terrorism charges over school threats
SPRINGPORT, Mich. (WILX) - A Jackson County fifth grader is facing serious charges after allegedly making threats toward others. A student at Springport Elementary School made threats to kill a student and the principal. The 11-year-old also brought a knife and ammunition to the school, Springport Township police claim. The...
Tornado warning issued for Ingham and Jackson Counties
Tornado warning issued for Ingham and Jackson counties until 1:30 a.m. Get to an interior room or the basement of your home to take shelter.
Mid-Michigan just saw its warmest Winter since records began
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Data obtained from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that Mid-Michigan just saw its warmest Winter on record. While Winter is not officially over yet, it is for meteorologists. That is because meteorologists and other scientists break down the seasons in terms of months and not astronomically. This is done because the start of a new season can be on a different day if you follow the more traditional astronomical way. Months will usually always start and end on the same date (except for February), which is better for record keeping.
Trial in 2022 fatal crash on U.S. 12 scheduled for June in Lenawee County Circuit Court
ADRIAN — A trial about a fatal crash in May 2022 that was scheduled to start next week has been rescheduled for late June. The change was agreed to Wednesday by attorneys involved in the case after Lenawee County Circuit Judge Michael R. Olsaver allowed the prosecution to add THC to alcohol as the substances that Dante Roy Taylor, 23, of Onsted is alleged to have been under the influence of when the car he was driving crashed May 22, 2022, along U.S. 12 in Franklin Township. Taylor's passenger, 27-year-old Branden Walker of Brooklyn, died in the crash.
DEAD MALLS of Michigan: Jackson’s Nearly Empty Westwood Mall
It's hard to believe that over the course of 40 years, give or take a decade here and there, that we have seen the popularity of Michigan's malls hit their peak and their eventual demise. Jackson, Michigan's Westwood Mall is a bleak example of how far Malls have fallen from prominence in Michigan's retail hierarchy.
Authorities locate suspect accused of setting Springport home on fire
JACKSON COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) - The suspect in the arson of a Springport home has been found and arrested. Previous coverage: Jackson County officials looking for suspect accused of setting Springport home on fire. On Feb. 27 at 2:18 a.m., Springport Township police and fire were called out to a...