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  • Mom charged with murder after dead baby found in recycling
    EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) - Police say a woman whose newborn baby was found dead at a Detroit-area recycling center has been arraigned on open murder and first-degree child abuse charges. Angela Alexie said in brief remarks Wednesday to Eastpointe District Judge Carl Gerds that she was homeless and has never held a job. Alexie was returned to jail on a $1 million bond. She asked…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 14:22
  • Independent Bank consolidating six locations in Michigan
    (AREA) -- Independent Bank is consolidating six branch offices in the state, saving the company $1.6 million a year in expenses. The announcement was made last Wednesday by Independent Bank Corporation. The Kingston, Ubly, and Unionville Independent Bank Branches will close and consolidate with Marlette, Bad Axe, and Sebewaing. The other three branches closing are Bay City Broadway, Croton, and Vermontville. The consolidation process is…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:21
  • Former nursing home worker pleads guilty to embezzlement
    (AREA) -- A former nursing home employee accused of stealing $460,000 from residents has admitted to her role in an embezzlement scheme at an Oakland County facility. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Tuesday that 44-year-old Tina Binkley of Lapeer County pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement from vulnerable adults. The felony charge carries a maximum 20-year prison sentence and at least a $50,000…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 08:34
  • Woman injured in Worth Township crash
    (WORTH TOWNSHIP) -- A 76-year old Worth Township woman was injured in a single vehicle crash Tuesday evening on St. Clair Road just south of M-25. Sanilac County Sheriff's deputies say the woman was traveling south on St. Clair Road when she ran off the roadway into the east ditch and struck a tree around 8:30 p.m. The woman was the lone occupant of the…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 08:33
  • Mom accused of newborn's death had other kids, police say
    ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) - Police say the mother of a baby found dead at a Detroit-area recycling center had three other children but lost custody of them. Roseville Chief James Berlin says the 24-year-old woman is expected to appear in court Wednesday in Eastpointe. He says a "sick story" has "become sicker" as investigators learn more about the death of the newborn. Berlin says the…
    Written on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 11:49
  • Man accused of trying to run over two police officers waives Circuit Court arraignment in Port Huron
    (PORT HURON) -- The Port Huron man wounded by police after he attempted to run two officers over with his vehicle waived his Circuit Court arraignment this week in St. Clair County. 24-year old Tevin Sutton remains jailed without bond on charges of assault with intent to commit murder, fleeing a police officer, assault with a dangerous weapon, felonious assault, assaulting, resisting or obstructing a…
    Written on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 11:05
  • Sandusky Schools seeking voter approval for $4.6 million bond proposal
    (SANDUSKY) -- Voters in the Sandusky School District will head to the polls next month and decide on a $4.6 million bond issue for technology upgrades, purchasing two school buses, and improving buildings on school grounds. If approved, .97-mills will be levied in 2015 and 3.08-mills will be the average levied over 10-years. The $4,650,000 bond proposal would also include safety and security enhancements at…
    Written on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:18
  • Lexington woman accused in crash that killed two Sanilac County teens jailed
    Lexington woman accused in crash that killed two Sanilac County teens jailed
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- The 21-year old Lexington woman accused in the fatal crash that claimed the lives of two Sanilac County teens has been arrested. Sheriff's deputies say Laken Williams of Lexington was arraigned Monday on charges stemming from the October 28 crash that killed 18-year old Dakota Moore of Applegate and 17-year old Danielle Torrez of Croswell. The charges include two 15-year felony counts…
    Written on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:17
  • Severely injured teen found in Paris Township ditch
    Severely injured teen found in Paris Township ditch
    (PARIS TOWNSHIP) -- Huron County authorities are investigating an incident that took place just before noon Monday after an 18-year old man was found in a ditch on Parisville Road, north of Purdy Road with severe wounds to his face. Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson says the man was found kneeling in the ditch across the road from his home with what appeared to be…
    Written on Monday, 26 January 2015 16:27
  • Donations to fund burial for baby dead at recycling center
    (ROSEVILLE) -- Donations are being made to fund the burial of a newborn boy whose body was found in a suburban Detroit recycling center. Authorities are working to identify the boy, but morgue employees named the child Henry Alexander Macomb, after Macomb County's namesake Gen. Alexander Macomb. Local businesses and community members are contributing a casket, headstone and cemetery plot. Burial is planned at Resurrection…
    Written on Monday, 26 January 2015 10:52
  • Subway Employees Raise Funds for B.C.U.P.S. Program
    Subway Employees Raise Funds for B.C.U.P.S. Program
    (MARLETTE) -- In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Marlette Subway employees hosted a cookie fundraiser with proceeds benefiting the B.C.U.P.S. program at Marlette Regional Hospital. For every dozen cookies sold, one dollar was donated to the B.C.U.P.S. program, which provides free mammogram screenings to uninsured patients in the Thumb. Subway staff member Belle McCanham sold the most cookies—a whopping 76 dozen. The…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 08:59
  • Tasty Fundraiser Supports United Hospice Service
    (BROWN CITY) -- The Brown City Rotary Club will hold their 26th annual Pancake Supper on Tuesday, February 3 to benefit United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital. Club, The fundraiser will be held at the Harrington Inn in Brown City from 4-8 p.m. Attendees will enjoy all you can eat pancakes, sausage, and fruit for $7 per person. Children 5 years and younger eat…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 08:55
  • Marlette Regional Hospital Foundation Welcomes New Manager
    Marlette Regional Hospital Foundation Welcomes New Manager
    (MARLETTE) -- Sara Redman has been selected as Marlette Regional Hospital's foundation and marketing manager. Sara is a 2005 graduate of Marlette Community Schools and she graduated from Central Michigan University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She began serving in the foundation and marketing department at Marlette Regional Hospital in 2010. As the foundation and marketing manager, Sara will develop…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 08:52
  • McKenzie receives generous donation from Numatics
    McKenzie receives generous donation from Numatics
    (SANDUSKY) -- McKenzie Health System in Sandusky recently received a generous donation of $10,000 from Emerson Industrial Automation/ASCO Numatics. The company has been an active supporter and donor to the hospital for many years. Kevin Lance, Director of Operations at Numatics Inc., presented hospital President and CEO Steve Barnett with a check. Steve expressed gratitude on behalf of McKenzie stating that this type of support…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 08:30
  • H.S. BOYS BASKETBALL Jan. 26-31
    H.S. BOYS BASKETBALL Jan. 26-31
    Monday, Jan. 26Bay City All Saints 71, Akron-Fairgrove 33Tuesday, Jan. 27Frankenmuth 56, Freeland 40Hemlock 76, Caro 69Marysville 51, Clawson 46, 3OTMayville 53, Memphis 44North Branch 54, Chesaning 47Richmond 60, Harper Woods 46Ubly 40, Deckerville 28Wednesday, Jan. 28Marlette at PeckBrown City at Bad AxeCapac at Elkton Pigeon Bay Port LakersMarine City Cardinal Mooney at AlmontFriday, Jan. 30Richmond at Yale on 97.7 WTGV-FM at 7 p.m.Sandusky at…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 09:18
  • H.S. GIRLS BASKETBALL Jan. 26-31
    H.S. GIRLS BASKETBALL Jan. 26-31
    Monday, Jan. 26Carsonville-Port Sanilac 45, Mayville 28Chesaning 42, North Branch 27Freeland 74, Caro 39Kingston 44, Deckerville 30Reese 63, Saginaw Valley Lutheran 33Hemlock 57, Millington 52Tuesday, Jan. 27Armada 52, Yale 33Bad Axe 33, Brown City 28Bay City All Saints 49, Akron-Fairgrove 44Croswell-Lexington 33, Capac 29, OTImlay City 54, Algonac 42Marysville 72, Roseville 28Richmond 51, Almont 36Unionville-Sebewaing 41, Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary 29Wednesday, Jan. 28Sandusky at Reese…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 09:17
  • Pistons' Brandon Jennings has successful Achilles surgery
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Pistons say guard Brandon Jennings has undergone successful surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season. The team said Tuesday it has "no timetable" for his return following the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Jennings was injured in the third quarter of Saturday night's 101-86 loss at…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 09:16
  • Michigan beats Nebraska 58-44
    Michigan beats Nebraska 58-44
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Zak Irvin had 14 points and 12 rebounds and Michigan rode a strong second-half start to a 58-44 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday. The Wolverines (13-8, 6-3 Big Ten) led 23-18 at intermission and blew the game open after starting the second on a 13-2 run. Irvin closed the spurt with a 3-pointer and the Cornhuskers never got closer than…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 09:16
  • Red Wings beat Panthers 5-4 for 6th straight victory
    Red Wings beat Panthers 5-4 for 6th straight victory
    SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Luke Glendening scored twice and Stephen Weiss had a goal and two assists against his former team to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Henrik Zetterberg and Drew Miller also scored for Detroit, and Petr Mrazek made 37 saves in his eighth consecutive start. The Red Wings have won…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 09:15
  • Irving, James lead Cavs to 7th straight, 103-95 over Pistons
    Irving, James lead Cavs to 7th straight, 103-95 over Pistons
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs avenged a 23-point home loss to Detroit late last month. That game was part of a seven-game winning streak for the Pistons, but now Detroit is struggling…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 09:15

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