Author: Chris Clor

U.A.W. Members Continue Strike Across U.S.

Even with talks going into the late afternoon, there is no solution for General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union so far. That means the nearly 50,000 workers across the U.S. will continue their strike for now. It started just after midnight on Monday. Tens of thousands of unionized GM workers walked off the job and set up picket…

Oil Attack Aftermath: Expect to Pay More at the Pump

The Middle East is reeling after two oil production power houses appear to be headed towards war. Iranian-backed Houthi rebels—engaged in a civil war in Yemen—claimed responsibility for attacking Saudi oil sites. President Trump was quick to suggest that military force may be used again the Middle East. Now he’s stepping away from the tough statements. Secretary of State Mike…

Northern Michigan Couple Fined More Than $300K for Not Paying Business Taxes

We’re learning more details about a Northern Michigan couple headed to jail for not paying business taxes. We now know how much they’ll have to pay back for the crimes. We told you Angela and Charles Parks were sentenced to 90 days in jail. Angela owns Park Place Cafe in Conway. Between 2013 and 2018 the state says she collected…

South Boardman Woman Charged With Forgery, Stealing

Police arrested a woman they say stole credit cards from someone letting her stay at their home. Kaytelin Carlson from South Boardman is charged with felony forgery and stealing. In July, state police say the victim reported her credit cards had been stolen from her home and were being used by someone else. Police say the girlfriend of the victim’s…

Gov. Whitmer Shows Support for Striking GM Workers

Nearly 50,000 auto workers walked off the job in a strike against General Motors Monday. It started just after midnight. Tens of thousands of unionized GM workers walked off the job and set up picket lines. It shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states. It’s because contract talks between General Motors and United Auto Workers broke down. UAW says…

Michigan to Distribute Tens of Thousands of Overdose Reversal Kits

In continuing coverage on the opioid crisis in Michigan, the state is giving out more than 50,000 overdose reversal kits. The kits contain a medication called Naloxone. On Saturday, they will start shipping out to more than 1,000 pharmacies across the state. Naloxone reverses the effects for someone experiencing an opioid overdose. It could make tomorrow the biggest single-day distribution…

Kalkaska Hosting Medical Marijuana Job Fair This Weekend

Looking to plant the seeds of a career in cannabis? Then this is the opportunity for you. A medical marijuana company is hosting a job fair this weekend for positions in the budding industry. Pincanna will hold the event tomorrow in Kalkaska. You can learn more about opportunities for managers, patient care consultants and more. Pincanna will be opening several…

Grand Traverse Co. Man Sentenced to More Than 3 Years for Drug Crime

A Grand Traverse County man convicted of a drug crime will spend more than three years in prison. A judge sentenced Jacob Lashbrook today. Lashbrook was originally charged with running a drug house, having meth and other drugs, and intending to deliver those drugs. Police arrested him in Garfield Township on Memorial Day. Lashbrook will serve three and a half…

Michigan Part of Multi-State Settlement With Purdue Pharma

Michigan will be part of a multi-state settlement with Purdue Pharma, over the company’s part in the opioid crisis. State attorney general Dana Nessel confirmed it Thursday. About half of states are participating in the settlement with the oxycontin maker. The deal may be worth up to $12 billion. But the other half of states say, that’s not enough. Nessel…