Author: Dan Firnbach

Jobs Report: Another 965,000 File for Unemployment

The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits is going in the wrong direction. A new report by the labor department says another 965,000 people filed for unemployment benefits for the first-time last week. That was much higher than the previous week. That’s when 784,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits. On top of that, 284,000 workers filed claims for…

Kenosha Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse Seen Flashing White Power Signs

The Illinois teen accused of going to a Wisconsin community to shoot people during civil unrest has now been seen flashing white power signs. Prosecutors want to change Kyle Rittenhouse’s bond agreement after the signs were seen at a bar. Also, within minutes of arriving at the bar, he was reportedly serenaded by five men singing a song known to…

HUNT Drug Team: 6 People Face Drug Charges in Alpena Co.

  The Huron Undercover Narcotics Team says it has already been a busy month for them. The HUNT drug team says it arrested six people in Alpena County for drug related charges spanning from selling meth, fentanyl, heroin and other charges. The tipping point for some of the arrests started with a traffic stop on Jan. 5 in Alpena Township….

Pope Francis Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

The Vatican says that Pope Francis has received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. However, the statement doesn’t say when the pope was vaccinated. It adds that Pope Emeritus Benedict was also vaccinated. Vatican City began its vaccine program on Wednesday in a medical center set up inside its main auditorium hall. That’s where Pope Francis often holds his…

Michigan State Police Investigating Shooting in Montcalm County

Michigan State Police are investigating a shooting that left two women hurt in Montcalm County. State police say the shooting happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Ann and Janet Streets in Evergreen Township. Troopers say one woman is in critical condition and the other has non-life threatening injuries. State police do say a person of interest has…

Man Identified as Person Found Deceased at Lake County Home

We are learning more details about a Lake County death investigation. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says they found Scott Hoffman dead at his home in Ellsworth Township last Friday. The sheriff says Hoffman’s body was there for several months before they were called to his home. The sheriff also says there is believed to be no foul play that…

Delta Joins Other Airlines in Banning Emotional Support Animals

Delta can now be added to the list of airlines dropping their emotional support animal policy. Moving forward, only trained service dogs will be allowed on Delta flights. Delta will also require owners to show documentation proving their dogs meets U.S. Department of Transportation requirements for service animals. Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines have also dropped their policy…

YouTube Bans President Trump’s Channel

YouTube is the latest online platform to take action against President Donald Trump. The president’s YouTube channel has been banned for at least one week, but YouTube could extend that ban. YouTube says the president’s latest video earned a strike for incited violence. That video has since been removed. For now, President Trump’s channel cannot upload new videos and comments…