Author: Dan Firnbach

Cadillac Police Arrest Woman After Finding Suspected Meth in Semi Cab

Cadillac police say a complaint about a black semi-truck in the parking lot outside the Save-A-Lot and Family Dollar lead to the discovery of drugs that might be meth. Police say they found a few bags of suspected meth after searching the semi’s cab. A woman in the semi said the drugs were hers, telling police she brought the drugs…

Troopers Looking for ‘Dangerous’ Cadillac Man

State police need your help finding a wanted Cadillac man. Troopers say they are looking for Randy Smith. They say he was driving a pickup truck and crashed it Friday night on Pauluster Street near Whaley Street in Cadillac State police discovered a loaded pistol inside, but Smith was nowhere to be found. Right now they are still looking for…

Equifax Reaches $700 Million Settlement Over Data Breach

Equifax has reached a $700 million settlement over the largest data breach in history. The Federal Trade Commission says that the credit bureau will pay into a fund to compensate consumers affected by the 2017 breach. Nearly 150 million people had their sensitive data stolen, including Social Security and drivers’ license numbers. The FTC says the $700 million settlement also…

Man Accused of Accidentally Shooting Friend in Montcalm County

A Washington man is accused of accidentally shooting a friend while breaking down a handgun in Montcalm County. State police say the accidental shooting happened on Musson Road, near M-46 just before 7:30 Sunday night. They say when the man was breaking down the gun, it accidentally fired, hitting another man in his right leg and passing through it and…

Consumers Energy Offering Free Pizza to Those Without Power

The weekend storm knocked out power for thousands across the area. Right now many are still in the dark. Most of the people without power are in central Michigan. More than 800 homes and businesses in Osceola County are without power. In Mecosta County, a little over 900 are without power. And 1,400 people in Montcalm County are still in…

Ludington Offshore Classic Reschedules Youth, Ladies Tournaments

Rough weather is once again impacting the Ludington Offshore Classic. Thursday storms over Lake Michigan caused the Ludington Offshore Classic to end fishing early so everyone could get out of the water safely. Friday they cancelled the youth and ladies tournaments. They are being rescheduled for Monday.  

Cadillac Woman Who Drowned While Tubing Down Manistee River Identified

We now know the name of the Cadillac woman who died while tubing down the Manistee River. The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office says Anna Harper drowned in the Manistee River while on a tubing trip. Deputies say she got tangled up in a rope that was connected to other tubes and couldn’t free herself. Deputies believe Harper’s tube rope was…

Storms Over Lake Michigan Impact Ludington Offshore Classic

Storms over Lake Michigan are impacting a Ludington fishing tournament. The Ludington Offshore Classic says fishing ended at 10 Thursday morning to make sure everyone out on the water is safe. The fishing tournament is one of the premier competitions on the Great Lakes because the Ludington area is known for some of the best ports for trout and salmon…