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TC Police Dept Close Downtown Office

Downtown Traverse City will no longer have a dedicated police officer like its used to. The Traverse City Police Department decided to close its downtown sector office located in the Convention and Visitors Bureau. Road officers will still patrol and respond to calls downtown, but a community officer will no longer be stationed there. The downtown officer was responsible for…

Soo Locks Shipping Traffic Down 33-Percent

The Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie had one of the worst shipping seasons in recent history. The area engineer says shipping traffic is down around 33-percent, compared to the five-year average. He also says this is the slowest it's been since 1938. Many expected a slow start as a result of the bad economy, but it did not pick…

Kalkaska Co. Sheriff Gets New K-9 Unit

The Kalkaska County Sheriff's Department has a new tool at their disposal, and it has four legs. Their newest team member is Roselynn, a one and half year old German Shepherd who responds to Polish commands. The sheriff's department was able to purchase him with an $18,000 federal grant. Sheriff Dave Israel says the K-9 will help his department work…

9&10 News at 5:00

The expected front-runner for the Democratic nomination for Michigan Governor dropped out of the race today. Why Lt. Governor John Cherry says he won't run. Auto companies release their sales figures from December, and we'll see at 5:00 how things are going for Ford, GM, and Chrysler. Some changes on the way at airports and air travelers as President Obama…

Deputies Arrest Man with a Shotgun in Charlevoix County

Sheriff's Deputies avoided a lengthy standoff with a man who wouldn't put down his shotgun when they asked him to. The Charlevoix County Sheriff says one of his deputies was called to a home in Hudson Township last night, and found a man standing in a doorway holding a shotgun across his chest. They deputy says when he asked the…

UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled for 7 Year Old Detroit Girl

Police in Detroit have cancelled an Amber Alert for a 7 year old girl taken by her mother. They say they found Amanda Gretchen Wambar early this morning. Police say she was taken by her mother, Laquanda Monique Barnes-Wambar, from her sisters house in West Bloomfield. Amanda had been removed from her mother's home for drug abuse.

Keep Meals on Wheels Rolling

9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan's Insurance Company, are proud to support the Meals on Wheels program in Northern Michigan. Every year Meals on Wheels delivers meals to thousands of homebound residents in Northern Michigan. In January Meals on Wheels will be selling contribution plates at local stores. Please join 9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau…