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Alpena woman jailed for allowing friend to sexually assault babysitter
October 22, 2012 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Alpena woman jailed for allowing friend to sexually assault babysitter

An Alpena woman who allowed a male friend to sexually assault her babysitter has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.

55 year-old Alpena man threatens juveniles with large knife
October 22, 2012 – 12:07 am | Comments Off
55 year-old Alpena man threatens juveniles with large knife

A 55 year-old Alpena man was arrested Sunday, for threatening to stab some juveniles with a large knife.

Police bust drinking party at Tuttle St. home
October 22, 2012 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Police bust drinking party at Tuttle St. home

A group of juveniles and other underage persons were caught drinking at a house on Tuttle Street over the weekend.

Gaylord police safely arrest heavily armed & suicidal man
October 22, 2012 – 12:05 am | Comments Off
Gaylord police safely arrest heavily armed & suicidal man

State Police from Gaylord were able to safely diffuse a tense situation Saturday, after responding to a call of a suicidal man who was heavily armed.

Blood drives in Cheboygan & Ossineke
October 22, 2012 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Blood drives in Cheboygan & Ossineke

Think you’re not a good candidate for blood donation? Think again.

Mich. West Nile cases reach 223 with 13 deaths
October 22, 2012 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Mich. West Nile cases reach 223 with 13 deaths

As November approaches and cooler temperatures settle in Michigan, state health officials still are keeping track of West Nile virus.

Volunteers hope to board up 150 vacant houses
October 22, 2012 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Volunteers hope to board up 150 vacant houses

About 150 vacant houses on Detroit’s west side are expected to get boarded up as part of a project to improve life in the city and make neighborhoods safer for young people.

Psst, taxes go up in 2013 for 163 million workers
October 22, 2012 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Psst, taxes go up in 2013 for 163 million workers

A temporary, two-year reduction in Social Security taxes expires, and good luck finding anyone in Washington who wants to extend it.