CRIME & SAFETY
Hunter’s Bird Dog Discovers Possible Remains of Michigan Woman Missing for More Than a Month
Kelly McWhirter, 60, disappeared on Oct. 14, and authorities believe she was killed by her ex-husband
False active shooter alarm at Oxford Middle School causes panic, leaves parents rushing to get kids
OXFORD (WXYZ) — At Oxford Middle School Friday morning, students and teachers reportedly heard over the loudspeaker that there was an active dangerous threat in the building. There were reports that teachers helped students take cover while other students left the building. School officials said it was a false...
Lawsuit claims Warren police officer performed illegal body cavity search on man while others failed to intervene
An Lapeer man has filed a lawsuit against the Warren Police Department and four of its officers, claiming he was sexually harassed and unlawfully searched during a traffic stop that ended with no tickets or arrests.
'I wish I could do more': Missing woman's body believed to be found 45 days after she was allegedly killed by her husband
After searching for more than 40 days, cops in Michigan believe they recovered the body of a missing woman allegedly killed by her husband. The post ‘I wish I could do more’: Missing woman’s body believed to be found 45 days after she was allegedly killed by her husband first appeared on Law & Crime.
After four decades in prison, convicted Flint murderer asks Parole Board for release
FLINT, MI -- More than 40 years after a Genesee County jury convicted Darwin J. Demson of killing a man he barely knew on Flint’s north side, he has taken responsibility for the murder. Demson, 71, who has spent most of his life in state prisons, told the Michigan...
Two-year anniversary of Oxford shooting looms
With the two-year anniversary of the Oxford High School shooting looming, parents and students find themselves advocating for ways to prevent a tragedy on a similar level from ever happening again. At the same time, they're still coming to terms with the day that altered their lives forever.
Oxford lights up in remembrance 2 years after school shooting
On Thursday, the community of Oxford remembered two years to the day when four children were killed during a school shooting.
Life Sentence for Man Convicted of Murdering Grand Blanc High School Graduate
• Avion Sanders has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 18-year-old Jacob Hills in 2022. • Jacob Hills, who had just graduated from Grand Blanc High School, was reported missing on July 24, 2022, and was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds in the basement of a Detroit home on July 25, 2022.
Morning Roundup: Missing Man Found Dead in Vent, Oxford Shooter's Sentencing, Data Breach Impacting Michiganders, and Michigan Football's Victory
• A missing man, Jason Anthony Thompson, was found dead in the ventilation system of a building on Macomb Community College's campus. • The Oxford High School shooter's sentencing hearing is set to begin in one week, and he is facing a possible sentence of life in prison without parole.
Thetford Township man critically injured in crash Thursday night
VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJRT) - Police believe a 36-year-old man from the Clio area was speeding when he sustained critical injuries in a crash Thursday night. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says the driver from Thetford Township, who was not identified, was driving a Honda Element in the 9000 block of Neff Road between Clio and Mt. Morris when he lost control around 9:50 p.m.
"He'd be really proud," 42 Strong honors the life and legacy of Tate Myre
OXFORD, Mich. - Tate Myre at just 16 years old mentored kids. Unfortunately, his life was cut short on November 30, 2021. He along with three other students, Madisyn Baldwin, Hana St. Juliana and Justin Shilling were all killed at the hands of a 15-year-old gunman at Oxford High School.
Police seeking help locating suspect in attempted kidnapping
GRAND BLANC TWP., Mich. (WNEM) - A child was the victim of an attempted kidnapping, and Grand Blanc Township Police is asking the public for help in locating the suspect. On Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 3:54 p.m., officers were dispatched to Knollwood Apartments for a report of an attempted abduction.
New details in MSP Flint post shake-up, sergeant on leave since March
FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - Questions continue to swirl on why the command staff at the Flint post of the Michigan State Police has been placed on paid administrative leave. Part of the reason they are on leave has to do with a sergeant who is facing an internal investigation. The...
Police: 13-year-old shot dead in Flint
FLINT, Mich. (WNEM) - A 13-year-old was shot dead in Flint, according to Flint Police Chief Terence Greene. On Tuesday, Nov. 28 shortly before midnight, police were called to the 900 block of Millbrook Drive in River Village Apartments. Greene said a 13-year-old was shot dead by a 17-year-old family...
Two charged for defrauding federal demolition program
(The Center Square) – Two Michigan men are charged with multiple felonies, accused of conducting separate criminal enterprises to defraud the federal Troubled Asset Relief Program of funds available to contractors conducting demolitions for areas hit the hardest by the financial crisis. David Jeremy Gillespie, 39, of Detroit, is charged with conducting a scheme whereby Detroit Environmental Solutions, LLC, purported to be another business entity, BBEK Environmental, to satisfy TARP air quality monitoring for asbestos and other harmful chemicals. ...
Entire command staff at Michigan State Police Flint Post on administrative leave amid internal investigation
The entire command staff at the Michigan State Police Post in Flint has been placed on administrative leave in the midst of an internal investigation.
Family questions bus driver's crash record • Oxford parents call for change • Jacob Hills' killer sentenced
THURSDAY NEWS HIT - A family is questioning how a bus driver who hit and killed their loved one was still on the job after more than a dozen crashes, including another fatality. Geraldine Johnson was fired by the Detroit Department of Transportation after fatally running over 67-year-old Janice Bauer...
"It's really important to not just me but my entire family Hana isn't forgotten,” remembering Hana St. Juliana
OXFORD, Mich. - Today marks two years since the Oxford High School deadly mass shooting. The tragedy left four students dead, seven other people injured and countless traumatized. Lives were forever changed that day. Those four teens Madisyn Baldwin, Tate Myre, Hana St. Juliana and Justin Shilling, their lives cut...
One person killed after several crashes on Southbound I-75 in Grand Blanc Township
The Grand Blanc Township Police Department said one person was killed in a crash on southbound I-75 near Holly Road. It was one of several crashes in the area this morning.
Flint man missing for about six weeks
FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - Police are asking the public to help locate a Flint man who was last seen about six weeks ago. The Flint Police Department says 42-year-old Kenneth Ray Ogle Jr. was last seen leaving his residence in the 2300 block of Levern Street on the city's east side back on Oct. 16.