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Local Man Arrested for Human Trafficking and Unlawful Imprisonment
A man has been arrested for human trafficking and unlawful imprisonment, among other charges, after isolating a woman and holding her captive for at least 5 years. On Friday, May 26, Unadilla Township Police Arrested Daryl Lanzon on a multiple count felony warrant issued by the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office.
New debt ceiling deal would make changes to SNAP work requirements
FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - The new debt ceiling bill introduced over the weekend would make some changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Currently, people with disabilities, parents with dependent kids, people over 49, and pregnant women are exempt from SNAP's 20-hour-a-week/80-hours-a-month work requirement. The debt ceiling deal...
Police: 56-year-old man found shot in torso
GRAND BLANC, Mich. (WNEM) - Grand Blanc Township Police are investigating the death of a man found shot in the torso. On Sunday, May 28 at 11:25 p.m., officers responded to the 7100 block of Glenmeadow Ct. for reports of a shooting. Investigators found a 56-year-old man who had been...
Queer Families of Livingston County to host pride prom in June
LIVINGSTON COUNTY — In an ongoing effort to make Livingston County a welcoming place for all people, Queer Families of Livingston County is organizing the county's first Pride Prom as it celebrates its one year anniversary. Queer Families of Livingston County was founded last year at the Livingston County...
GISD career fair to hire teachers, paraprofessionals scheduled for June
GENESEE COUNTY, MI – Teachers, paraprofessionals and education staffers are being sought by the Genesee Intermediate School District. GISD will host a career fair from 9 a.m. to noon and 3-7 p.m. on June 7 at the Genesee Career Institute Conference Center, located at G-5081 Torrey Road in Mundy Township.
Police: 2 dead, 1 critically injured after wrong way crash on I-75 Saturday night
FLINT TWP., Mich. (WNEM) - Two people are dead and one was left badly injured after a wrong way crash on I-75 Saturday night. Flint Township Police say the crash happened around 10:35 p.m. on northbound I-75 near Beecher Rd. Police say a 43-year-old Flint Township man was driving his...
Pilot program will help ex-cons get a place to live in Genesee County
Many former prison inmates find it difficult to locate a landlord who will rent them a place to live. Johnell Allen-Bey is the Flint regional coordinator for Nation Outside. It's a national advocacy group for the formerly incarcerated. He says many former inmates are forced to live with family or couch surf with friends.
Burton man, 53, killed in Holly Township motorcycle crash
HOLLY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) - Police are investigating after a 53-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash involving a pickup truck Monday morning in Holly Township.At about 9:50 a.m., the Detroit Regional Communication Center received calls about a crash in the area of Holly and Belford roads, according to Michigan State Police.Police say the motorcyclist from Burton was traveling northbound on Holly Road to Belford when a 2002 Chevy pickup heading southbound made a left turn in front of him, causing the deadly crash.The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.The driver of the pickup, a 66-year-old from Novi, was not injured. "It is important with summer right around the corner that we look twice for motorcycles," said MSP Lt. Mike Shaw in a statement. "We all need to share the road together and make sure we remain alert."
Howell teen dies in accidental drowning incident May 22
HOWELL — Alexa Claire Zielkowski, age 16, of Howell, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 22, due to an accidental drowning incident. According to Alexa’s obituary, she was a junior at Charyl Stockwell Preparatory Academy in Brighton, where she was enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. She was active in the school choir, participated in school musicals and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Air quality alert in place for several Michigan counties: How to help
Ozone season is upon us, and with an air quality alert in place for several Michigan counties, state officials are calling residents to action Tuesday and Wednesday. Residents are encouraged to skip the gas station and postpone any barbeques planned for Tuesday or Wednesday until air quality conditions improve in St. Clair, Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Wayne and Monroe counties. Pollutants are expected to be in the "unhealthy for sensitive groups" range, according to the National Weather Service.
See our 10 favorite photos from Beecher’s 2023 “Masquerade” prom
FLINT, MI – Beecher celebrated in style as about 80 students enjoyed prom on Friday evening, May 26 at the Sloan Museum of Discovery. Before heading to the big dance, prom-goers shined bright, dressed to the nines in an array of colors and styles in front of cheering parents, family and friends in the parking lot as they made grand entrances.
TV news update: Tuesday morning, May 30
A Memorial Day ceremony was held at a cemetery in Flushing to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Here are some of the top stories we're following tonight. Farmers waiting for rain after stretch of dry weather. Updated: 18 hours ago. |. May has been a...
Memorial Day travel leads to several wrong way collisions
FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - It was a deadly Memorial Day travel weekend across Mid-Michigan with several crashes, including one that left two people dead along I-75 in Genesee County. That particular crash involved a wrong-way driver. AAA of Michigan's Gary Bubar says the safest thing you can do if you...
Linden honors veterans in annual Memorial Day parade
LINDEN, MI - The 2023 annual Linden VFW Price Crane Robinson Post 4642 Memorial Day Services and parade was held in Linden on Monday, May 29. The parade started off at 10 a.m. in front of the former VFW Post on Mill Street. It then continued to the bridge over the Shiawassee River on Bridge Street, where services were held to honor those who served at sea. The parade then proceeded to the Veterans Memorial section at Fairview Cemetery where the VFW Memorial Day ritual service was held.
Michigan woman, 66, dies after boat crashes at marina
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, MI — A 66-year-old Clarkston woman died as the result of a boating crash that occurred Memorial Day weekend at Algonac Harbour Club. St. Clair County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the marina, located along the St. Clair River, east of Lake St. Clair, on Friday, May 26, where they discovered a 23-foot Cobia Center Console boat had crashed into a dock while attempting to park.
Flint River Flotilla canceled again due to oil spill
FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - The Flint River Flotilla is being canceled for the second straight year after a chemical spill in the river. The Flint River Water Coalition puts on the event each year. But leaders are waiting for more testing to be done to confirm the water quality is...
Vote for Flint-area Athlete of the Week for May 22-27
FLINT – We’ve got 18 candidates for your consideration as Flint-area Athlete of the Week for May 22-27. The poll will remain open until 9 a.m. June 2 and we’ll publish the results shortly afternoon. No prize will be awarded to the winner and voting will have...
Flint-area district softball pairings for May 30
FLINT – The district softball tournament begins May 30 with games around the state. The district champions will advance to the regionals beginning June 10 and the regional champions will move on to the quarterfinals June 13. The semifinals and finals will be June 15-16 at Michigan State. Here...
Housing program announced for citizens returning from prison
GENESEE CO., Mich. (WNEM) - Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson announced a new housing program on the three-year anniversary of the Let’s Walk Protest. Tuesday, May 30 marked three years since the Let’s Walk Protest at a Flint Township Target parking lot where Swanson decided to walk alongside protesters during a protest for George Floyd and promised to unify the community.
Flint native Ardreal Holmes hopes bout vs. Wendy Toussaint brings title contention
DETROIT, MICH. (WJRT) - Another Flint native besides Claressa Shields will be taking the ring Saturday night. Undefeated Ardreal Holmes (13-0, 5 KOs) is the co-main event, he will be facing Wendy Toussaint (14-1, 6 KOs) in super welterweight bout. This fight is all about one thing for the Bossman;...
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