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  • Man missing from Wyoming; found safe Friday evening

    WYOMING, Mich. – Police say a missing man reported earlier had been found safe. Jose Sanchez, 75, was last seen by family members at about 9:00am Thursday. Family members say he left his home in the 1400 block of Rathbone SW to go to work.  His employer says that he never arrived. Sanchez was spotted early Friday morning at the Shell gas station in Portage, on Portage Road and I-94. People who saw him describe him as being disoriented or […]

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  • 466 tons of breaded chicken recalled

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma food company is recalling more than 466 tons (422 metric tons) of breaded chicken because of possible metal in the food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday that OK Food, Inc. is recalling 933,272 (423,329 kilograms) pounds of the food shipped nationwide that was produced between Dec. 19, 2016, and March 7, 2017, and includes the number “P-7092” inside the USDA inspection mark. Click here for the list. (PDF) The USDA said in […]

  • Car hits building along Cascade Road

    CASCADE TWP., Mich. – Crews are on the scene where a car crashed into a pediatric doctor’s office Friday afternoon. The crash happened at Cascade Pediatrics in the 5200 block of Cascade Road SE. just after 1:00pm. The Kent County Sheriff’s Department and Cascade and Ada Township fire crews are responding. We’re told an 89-year-old woman had just departed the next door Old National Bank when she mistook the gas pedal for the brake pedal.  The car accelerated along a […]

  • UK police arrest 10 in London attack probe, search 21 sites

    LONDON (AP) — British police are combing through “massive amounts of computer data,” have searched more than 20 sites and have contacted thousands of witnesses in a vast operation to trace how a British man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament, a senior official said Friday. In a briefing outside Scotland Yard, London’s top counterterror officer, Mark Rowley, said more “significant” arrests had been made, bringing to 10 the number of people in custody over Wednesday’s attack, […]

  • 2 homes being demolished at suburban Detroit sinkhole site

    FRASER, Mich. (AP) — Two homes are being torn down to help clear the way for repairs to a broken sewer line that caused a sinkhole on Christmas Eve in suburban Detroit. Three houses had to be condemned in Fraser and a major road has been closed. Macomb County Public Works spokesman Dan Heaton says one of those homes was demolished Friday and the other is expected to be torn down on Monday. Macomb County Public Works chief Candice Miller […]

  • Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed. The decision caps a years-long fight between environmental groups and energy industry advocates over the pipeline’s fate that became a proxy battle over global warming. It marks one of the biggest steps taken to date by the Trump administration to prioritize economic development over environmental concerns. The […]

  • Pres. Trump tweets support for GOP health plan ahead of make-or-break vote

    (AP) President Donald Trump is endorsing the Republican proposal on health care as “a great plan,” ahead of a make-or-break vote in the House. The president tweeted Friday that “After seven horrible years of ObamaCare (skyrocketing premiums & deductibles, bad healthcare), this is finally your chance for a great plan!” After seven horrible years of ObamaCare (skyrocketing premiums & deductibles, bad healthcare), this is finally your chance for a great plan! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 24, 2017 The […]

  • Ingham Co. teen wins $500k in lottery; gives most of it to his parents

    LANSING, Mich. – A 19-year-old from Ingham County won $500,000 last week in the Michigan Lottery and says he’s giving most of it to his parents. The teen is choosing to remain anonymous. The lottery says he bought the winning ticket at the Sunoco gas station on North Williamston Road in Williamston.  He said he bought the last Golden Wild Time ticket that was left.  He scratched the ticket off in the store. “At first I thought they were playing […]