Author: Gary Bigger

All 50 States Reporting High Levels of COVID-19 Transmission

All 50 states are now seeing “high” levels of COVID-19 transmission. The U.S. is averaging almost 150,000 new cases per day. That’s the most since January. In Medford, Oregon, doctors and nurses have been in an all-out battle with their ICU full. Doctors say when a patient dies there, it is just a matter of hours before another patient replaces…

Biden Vows Retaliation Against ISIS-K After Kabul Airport Bombing

President Biden vows the U.S. will retaliate against terrorists who carried out a deadly bombing outside the Kabul airport. It marked one of the deadliest days in 20 years of fighting in Afghanistan. The explosion left at least 13 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghanis dead. At least 18 other service members were injured in the attack. The terror…

First Winners of “MI Shot to Win” to Be Announced Wednesday

On Wednesday, the first four $50,000 winners of the “MI Shot to Win” sweepstakes will be announced. So far more than 1.7 million people have signed up, and over 125,000 in just the last two days. Governor Whitmer will host a news conference at 2 p.m. today to announce the winners. She says the goal of the campaign is to…

Apparent Ride Malfunction Endangers Riders At National Cherry Festival

RIDE MALFUNCTION 2 Show Caption Hide Caption RIDE MALFUNCTION 3 Show Caption Hide Caption RIDE MALFUNCTION 1 Show Caption Hide Caption A scary moment last night at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. Information is limited right now, but a ride appears to have malfunctioned. In video taken by witnesses, it seems that the power was cut in an…

Cadillac Man Arrested for Stealing Truck, Leading Police On Chase

A Wexford County man is behind bars this morning after stealing a truck and leading police on a chase. Wexford County police say they were called to the Wexford Civic Center in Cadillac around 12:15 Wednesday afternoon. That’s where they say a man stole a Silver Dodge pickup truck in the parking lot. Just a few minutes later, deputies spotted…

Crash On M-115 In Cadillac Kills Driver, Injures Passenger

UPDATE 8:15 a.m. – Police release name of driver killed in accident One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a crash near Cadillac in Wexford County. It happened late Wednesday night around 10 p.m. Michigan state police say the driver, 37-year-old Larry Nix from Louisiana, was driving well over the speed limit when he lost control…

CLOSER LOOK: Vaccination Numbers Across Michigan & The U.S.

President Biden wants 70% of eligible adults in the U.S. to get at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine by the Fourth of July. Governor Whitmer announced the same vaccination goal for Michigan. Michigan has worked hard to get as many eligible people vaccinated as possible. The state quickly vaccinated the first eligible groups like the elderly, healthcare workers and…

Biden Negotiates Republican & Moderate Backing On Infrastructure

President Biden still hopeful this morning that a bipartisan agreement can be made on infrastructure. He rejected the most recent counterproposals by Senate Republicans to his $1.7 trillion plan despite weeks of negotiations. Democrats and Republicans are still billions of dollars away from securing a deal as the 2022 midterm elections grow closer. The GOP only wants to spend $928…

Cadillac Man Caught After Deputies Call Off Multi-County Chase

A Cadillac man is behind bars this morning after leading police on a chase through multiple counties. The chase started in Lake County around 7:48 p.m. on Sunday when police tried to pull the 33-year-old driver over. He took off, leading deputies through Osceola County, then into Wexford and finally Missaukee County. At that point, deputies had to call off…