Author: Emily DeRuiter

UPDATE: Chippewa Correctional Facility Regains Control After Prisoner Takeover of Housing Unit

The Michigan Department of Corrections says it has prisoners back under control after a takeover of part of the Chippewa Correctional Facility. After working to “establish a dialog” with the prisoners, staff and the emergency response team “moved swiftly” into the unit and returned the prisoners to their cells around 4 a.m. Monday. MDOC says it all started around 10:30…

Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday: Forest Gump, Salt & Pepper

ADOPT FOREST GUMP Show Caption Hide Caption ADOPT PEPPER Show Caption Hide Caption ADOPT SALT Show Caption Hide Caption It’s Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday on Michigan This Morning! This week we have Forest Gump, Salt, and Pepper—just three of Northern Michigan’s many great, adoptable animals waiting for a loving family to take them home. First up, meet Forest Gump. He’s a sweet…

Pedestrian Hit, Killed in Newaygo While Crossing M-37 at Night

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car in Newaygo County Sunday night. The Michigan State Police says it was just before 10 p.m. when the man, a 51-year-old from Grant, was hit in Newaygo. He was crossing M-37, south of 88th Street in Brooks Township. Attempts were made to save his life but, ultimately, he died at the…

Oscoda High Teen on Bicycle Hit, Killed at East Tawas Crosswalk

A teenager from Oscoda High School died at a crosswalk in East Tawas on Monday. The Michigan State Police says it happened at the intersection of US-23 and Tawas Beach Road around 3:30 p.m. The 16-year old was riding a bicycle across when the driver of a pickup truck turned right at the intersection, hitting the teen. Troopers say the…

Wisconsin Man Arrested for Dealing Drugs in UP, 1 Other Faces Drug Charges

An Upper Peninsula drug teams says a Wisconsin man was arrested Tuesday for dealing drugs in Michigan. The Wisconsin man was being investigated for dealing in crystal meth and fentanyl, according to the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team. After two months of investigation, UPSET detectives arrested him in Marquette on Tuesday, along with one other man from Marquette County. Both…

Wexford Co. Woman Stabbed Outside Home, Sheriff Says No Danger to Public

A woman is recovering Monday morning after the Wexford County Sheriff says she was stabbed in the middle of the night outside her home. Deputies, EMS, and the Michigan State Police received the call around 2:15 a.m. The sheriff says she was outside her home in Clam Lake Township. That’s when someone approached her from behind, stabbed her once, then…

Detroit Remembers Those Who Died of COVID-19

08-31-20 MTM COVID LATEST VSV.mov Show Caption Hide Caption 08-31-20 MTM COVID LATEST VSV2.mov Show Caption Hide Caption 08-31-20 5MTM COVID LATEST VSV.mov Show Caption Hide Caption 08-31-20 3MTM COVID LATEST VSV.mov Show Caption Hide Caption 08-31-20 4MTM COVID LATEST VSV.mov Show Caption Hide Caption Detroit has a new public memorial honoring those who have died of COVID-19. It features…