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MLive.com
One dead, one injured after apartment shooting in MerrillMERRILL, MI -- One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting at an ap
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MERRILL, MI -- One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting at an apartment building late Friday in Merrill. Saginaw County Sheriff's Office Lt. Miguel Gomez said the shooting occurred just before 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Bavarian Haus... Read more
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Amid opioid crisis, experts explain what addiction is and how to get helpare suffering to know that help is available, they're not alone. Amy Murawski
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are suffering to know that help is available, they're not alone. Amy Murawski is a substance use disorder coordinator for Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority. She has been working with people who have substance use disorders for the... Read more
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MLive.com
Township without police department again a week after chief startsto Masters. Between that time and Rabideau's hiring, the township sought to co
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to Masters. Between that time and Rabideau's hiring, the township sought to contract law enforcement services with the Saginaw County Sheriff's Office. The police department was shuttered and the sheriff's office established a substation at... Read more
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MLive.com
Man accused of pocketing down payments at Freeland auto dealershipand allegedly pocketed down payments on five separate occasions, according to T
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
and allegedly pocketed down payments on five separate occasions, according to Trent Boyd, a financial investigator with the Saginaw County Prosecutor's Office. Elwell was given a $25,000 bond, according to court records. He posted it before his... Read more
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MLive.com
Saginaw NAACP says city's tax cap needs to gobranch publicly endorsed the construction of the new Delta College Downtown Cen
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
branch publicly endorsed the construction of the new Delta College Downtown Center. Healthcare - The branch partnered with Saginaw County health officials to distribute HIV and healthcare literature to more than 1,000 community members the annual... Read more
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MLive.com
Jury awards woman $400K after botched face lift surgerySAGINAW, MI -- A jury recently awarded a Saginaw County woman $400,000 for what
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
SAGINAW, MI -- A jury recently awarded a Saginaw County woman $400,000 for what her attorneys claim was a botched facelift several years ago that left permanent scarring. On Thursday, Dec. 11, a jury awarded Shelva Kostrzewa $350,000 in past damages... Read more
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MLive.com
Accountant who won Michigan Lottery jackpots pleads to embezzlementmorning, Jan. 17, to one count of embezzling more than $100,000, according to T
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
morning, Jan. 17, to one count of embezzling more than $100,000, according to Trent Boyd, a financial investigator with the Saginaw County Prosecutor's Office. The charge is a 20-year-felony. In exchange for the plea, prosecutors agreed to drop the... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Letters to the editor | January 14, 2018We are grateful for the many teens that came and helped out, especially Nationa
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
We are grateful for the many teens that came and helped out, especially National Honor Society and Key Club members. This Saginaw County treasure was made possible by all of these dedicated volunteers generously giving their time and... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
January 14, 2018SAGINAW CONSERVATION DIST. ANNUAL MEETING – The Saginaw County Conservation Dis
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
SAGINAW CONSERVATION DIST. ANNUAL MEETING – The Saginaw County Conservation District will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Hartley Outdoor Education Center, 12633 Beaver Road, St. Charles. A short meeting will begin the activities... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
St. Charles Village environmental report evaluates inside and out | January 14, 2018the Wednesday, Jan. 10 meeting. The St. Charles Village office became the subj
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
the Wednesday, Jan. 10 meeting. The St. Charles Village office became the subject of an environmental site study after Saginaw County Sheriff William Federspiel pulled his deputies out of the St. Charles substation at the end of July 2017, due... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Chesaning Township vs. Village of Chesaning | January 14, 2018CHESANING — On Wednesday, Jan. 10, representatives of both the Village of Chesa
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
CHESANING — On Wednesday, Jan. 10, representatives of both the Village of Chesaning and Chesaning Township met at the Saginaw County Court House to resolve the village’s call for annexation of 20 acres of property located in Chesaning... Read more
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MLive.com
Tow truck drivers travel state to attend services for man killed on jobHe didn't respond, and then she called the tow service. "That's how she found
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
He didn't respond, and then she called the tow service. "That's how she found out he had gotten killed," Giorgis said. Saginaw County Sheriff's Office Lt. Mike Gomez previously said tow truck drivers put their lives on the line just like other... Read more
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MLive.com
Animal shelter officers nearly get hypothermia sleeping outside for animalsSAGINAW, MI -- Saginaw County Animal Control officers got little sleep and near
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
SAGINAW, MI -- Saginaw County Animal Control officers got little sleep and nearly suffered hypothermia Friday as they slept outside overnight to bring awareness to what animals endure in the cold. "Maybe next time we'll do a different experience,... Read more
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MLive.com
St. Charles police substation environmental report confirms no link to cancerthat no carcinogenic constituents were found inside the building. The results
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
that no carcinogenic constituents were found inside the building. The results of the report still did not convince Saginaw County Sheriff William Federspiel to move his employees back into the substation, located at 110 West Spruce... Read more
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MLive.com
'This is not how I usually behave,' says woman in drunken driving death41-year-old Thomas Tripp, a Mike's Wrecker Service employee who was loading a d
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
41-year-old Thomas Tripp, a Mike's Wrecker Service employee who was loading a disabled vehicle onto his flatbed truck. Saginaw County Assistant Prosecutor Mark Gaertner said Tripp was pinned between Parson's Jeep Cherokee and his flatbed. Tripp... Read more
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MLive.com
Nearly 20,000 without power in Genesee, Saginaw, Midland, Bay countiesJan. 12. As of 1:30 p.m. Friday, 13,147 customers in Genesee County, 5,676 cus
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
Jan. 12. As of 1:30 p.m. Friday, 13,147 customers in Genesee County, 5,676 customers in Midland County, 725 customers in Saginaw County and 325 customers in Bay County were affected by the outages, according to the Consumers Energy Outage... Read more
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MLive.com
Superintendent says not calling snow day amid 'horrible conditions' was 'completely wrong'City on Friday, Jan. 12, resulting in icy roads and several car accidents. Many
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
City on Friday, Jan. 12, resulting in icy roads and several car accidents. Many schools in the Thumb and southern parts of Saginaw County closed for the day. In Bay County, Pinconning Area Public Schools and State Street Academy were the only... Read more
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MLive.com
Numerous crashes reported in Mid-Michigan but nothing serioustri-county area could see 3 to 5 inches of snowfall, with much of the precipita
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
tri-county area could see 3 to 5 inches of snowfall, with much of the precipitation tapering off by early afternoon. In Saginaw County, crashes have been numerous but minor, said Randy Pfau, the county's 911 director. "We're seeing some... Read more
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MLive.com
Tow truck driver killed on the job had 'a heart as big as the city'as big as the city." Just like other first responders, tow truck drivers put t
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
as big as the city." Just like other first responders, tow truck drivers put their lives on the line often, according to Saginaw County Sheriff's Office Lt. Mike Gomez. "Those guys are putting their lives at risk just like us because people look... Read more
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MLive.com
Hemlock Semiconductor workers ask Trump for help in Chinese trade dispute1,500 employees and full-time contract jobs at its Thomas Township headquarters
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
1,500 employees and full-time contract jobs at its Thomas Township headquarters and manufacturing operations in Saginaw County. Company officials say the ongoing trade dispute prompted HSC to shutter many of its previous expansions in... Read more
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MLive.com
Mom arrested on child abuse charges in 3-old's beating deathcontinuous physical abuse that officials say was administered by the mother's l
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
continuous physical abuse that officials say was administered by the mother's live-in boyfriend. On Wednesday, Jan. 10, Saginaw County Prosecutor John McColgan Jr. issued first-degree child abuse charges against Baby J's mother, Katie L.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan towing company worker struck, killedtowing company employee who was loading a vehicle onto a flatbed truck in Michi
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 days ago
towing company employee who was loading a vehicle onto a flatbed truck in Michigan. The crash happened Wednesday night in Saginaw County's Bridgeport Township, about 80 miles (129 kilometers) northwest of Detroit. The Saginaw News reports township... Read more
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MLive.com
Drunken driver suspected of fatally hitting tow truck employee49-year-old Bridgeport Township woman suspected of hitting Tripp with a vehicle
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
49-year-old Bridgeport Township woman suspected of hitting Tripp with a vehicle, killing him, is currently lodged in the Saginaw County Jail awaiting charges, Duffett said. Around 10:26 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, Tripp was loading a disabled... Read more
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MLive.com
BBC News visits Saginaw to see if President Trump is still popular herewon but wasn't expected to win. "And Saginaw fit that perfectly," Amos said.
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
won but wasn't expected to win. "And Saginaw fit that perfectly," Amos said. Trump narrowly beat Hillary Clinton in Saginaw County by receiving 45,469 votes, or 47.97 percent while Clinton received 44,395 votes, or 46.84 percent. About 60... Read more
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MLive.com
Tow truck driver struck and killed while loading vehicleThe Saginaw County Crash Reconstruction Team was called to the incident Wednesd
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Saginaw County Crash Reconstruction Team was called to the incident Wednesday evening, Jan. 10, on Dixie Highway near Zelle Drive, said Saginaw County Sheriff's Office Lt. Miguel Gomez. Gomez said he couldn't comment on whether someone was... Read more
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MLive.com
Second person arrested in beating death of 3-old boyperson has been charged in connection with the beating death of 3-year-old Jord
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
person has been charged in connection with the beating death of 3-year-old Jordan "Baby J" Brown, according to the Saginaw County Prosecutor's Office. Police took a person into custody on Wednesday, Jan. 10, and plan to have the person... Read more
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MLive.com
Family has emotional reunion with cremains after they were found in funeral homehad absolutely no way of knowing how to get those cremains," Collier said. But
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
had absolutely no way of knowing how to get those cremains," Collier said. But local media notified the public that the Saginaw County Land Bank and Saginaw County Sheriff William Federspiel was looking for relatives for the remains, which... Read more
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MLive.com
Plows shimmy and shake through drifts to clear rural roads of snow and iceSAGINAW, MI - Sunday night's freezing rain and snow brought slick conditions an
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
SAGINAW, MI - Sunday night's freezing rain and snow brought slick conditions and heavy drifts to Mid-Michigan, so Saginaw County plows turned out in force to clear the heavy snow from major county thoroughfares. Nick Hornak, a truck driver with the... Read more
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MLive.com
'Baby J' was a happy 3-old who loved SpongeBob SquarePantsis held in jail on a $500,000 bond. An autopsy scheduled for Monday, Jan. 8, w
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
is held in jail on a $500,000 bond. An autopsy scheduled for Monday, Jan. 8, was delayed and prosecutors will review the results to determine if Williams' charges will be amended, according to Saginaw County Chief Prose... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
January 7, 2018use Showboat Park as a rest stop. ANNEXATION – During the Wednesday, Jan. 10 c
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
use Showboat Park as a rest stop. ANNEXATION – During the Wednesday, Jan. 10 county services committee meeting at 4 p.m., Saginaw County Commissioners will receive a presentation regarding the request of the Village of Chesaning to annex property... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Saginaw Co. Health Dept. to distribute free radon kits | January 7, 2018SAGINAW – Chris Klawuhn, Saginaw County environmental health director, has anno
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
SAGINAW – Chris Klawuhn, Saginaw County environmental health director, has announced the Saginaw County Department of Public Health is distributing 400 free radon test kits during the month of January in recognition of Radon Action Month. He... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Rehmann Health Center announces January schedule | January 7, 2018two days later. Women’s Health Services (birth control) will no longer be held
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
two days later. Women’s Health Services (birth control) will no longer be held in the Chesaning clinic. Contact the Saginaw County Health Department at (989) 758-3870 for information and times of Women’s Health Services held there. Birth... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
January 7, 2018two days later. Women’s Health Services (birth control) will no longer be held
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
two days later. Women’s Health Services (birth control) will no longer be held in the Chesaning clinic. Contact the Saginaw County Health Department at (989) 758-3870 for information and times of Women’s Health Services held there. Birth... Read more
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FOX News
Sleeping outdoors, officers call attention to animals left out in the Michigan winterface when they're left outside for long periods of time. Seen with them is Guer
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
face when they're left outside for long periods of time. Seen with them is Guerrero's canine partner, Little Chief. (Saginaw County Animal Control) Some animal control officers in Michigan said they’ll be spending a cold night outdoors next... Read more
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FOX News
Sleeping outdoors, officers call attention to animals left out in the Michigan winterraise awareness of the dangers animals face when they’re left outside for too l
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
raise awareness of the dangers animals face when they’re left outside for too long, a report said. Three officers with the Saginaw County Animal Control are planning to spend more than 12 hours on Jan. 12 outside at Apple Mountain, participating... Read more
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MLive.com
Grandmother of beaten, brain-dead child urges mothers to seek helpthe 3-year-old child Monday, Jan. 1, so severely he had to be revived at the sc
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
the 3-year-old child Monday, Jan. 1, so severely he had to be revived at the scene and later placed on life support. Saginaw County Assistant Prosecutor Mark Gaertner described the child's injuries as covering "from the top to bottom of the... Read more
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MLive.com
Beaten 3-old remains on life support while organ donation discussedof first-degree child abuse, a potential life offense. Any additional charges
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
of first-degree child abuse, a potential life offense. Any additional charges remain under review as detectives and the Saginaw County Prosecutor's Office continues to investigate the case, the chief said. The child was transported to an... Read more
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MLive.com
Injuries 3-old boy received in alleged beating are life-threateningnot be able to be sustained," prosecutors wrote in their bond recommendation fo
MLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
not be able to be sustained," prosecutors wrote in their bond recommendation for Williams. In the bond recommendation, Saginaw County Assistant Prosecutor Blair Stevenson also noted that Williams is a potential flight risk, as he is not from... Read more
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MLive.com
Police investigate claim bullet shattered window on vehicle traveling I-75SAGINAW COUNTY, MI - Police are investigating allegations from a motorist who c
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
SAGINAW COUNTY, MI - Police are investigating allegations from a motorist who claims the rear window on his pickup truck was shattered by a bullet near the Saginaw and Genesee County line while driving to work. Michigan State Police Lt. David Kaiser... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Castle Museum opens exhibit on relief posters of WWII | December 31, 2017SAGINAW – “Work, Fight, Give: American Relief Posters of WWII” is now open at t
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
SAGINAW – “Work, Fight, Give: American Relief Posters of WWII” is now open at the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History. The exhibition offers a wide-ranging collection of original relief posters and memorabilia that provides an exciting new window... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
December 31, 2017721 N. Shiawassee St., Owosso. For more information, call Brenda Johnson at (98
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
721 N. Shiawassee St., Owosso. For more information, call Brenda Johnson at (989) 288-5241 or (810) 955-4231. • The SAGINAW COUNTY STROKE SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 3 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Healthsource Saginaw, 3340 Hospital... Read more
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MLive.com
Man sought naked pictures of child to teach a lesson, witnesses testifyor prepare child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit that
MLive.com / Posted 22 days ago
or prepare child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit that crime -- were added at the examination, said Saginaw County Assistant Prosecutor Demond Tibbs. Both charges are 20-year felonies. While the charges relate only to... Read more
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MLive.com
Judge vacancy in Saginaw County open to applicationsSAGINAW, MI -- The Governor's Office is now accepting applications to fill the
MLive.com / Posted 23 days ago
SAGINAW, MI -- The Governor's Office is now accepting applications to fill the Saginaw County District Court vacancy left by the recent appointment of judge Manvel Trice III to circuit court. The application deadline for the 70th District Court seat... Read more
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MLive.com
MDOT traffic camera captures semi-truck crash aftermathMI -- The M-81 bridge over I-75 remains closed as crews work to clear a crash i
MLive.com / Posted 23 days ago
MI -- The M-81 bridge over I-75 remains closed as crews work to clear a crash involving a pickup truck and a semi-truck. Saginaw County 911 reported the overpass crash just before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27. A Michigan Department of... Read more
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MLive.com
Assistant prosecutor will target violent crime in Saginawwas burglarized a second time. While crimes such as burglaries are largely off
MLive.com / Posted 23 days ago
was burglarized a second time. While crimes such as burglaries are largely off Stevenson's radar in his new role at the Saginaw County Prosecutor's Office, the desire to make Saginaw a safer place isn't. Stevenson was recently selected to be... Read more
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MLive.com
Spaulding Township reinstates police department, swears in new chiefand the department was shuttered in April, he said. The township then sought t
MLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
and the department was shuttered in April, he said. The township then sought to contract law enforcement services with the Saginaw County Sheriff's Office. "With everything that was going on, we were really kind of sour on having our own police... Read more
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MLive.com
Fire forces evacuation at Saginaw Township apartment complex on Christmas Evesaid there were no injuries reported and that the fire was put out in 15 minute
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
said there were no injuries reported and that the fire was put out in 15 minutes. Kucher noted that no pets were harmed either. The fire is still under investigation by Saginaw County Fire Department. Video and still images provided by Julie Kuch... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
The State Bank welcomes new CRA relationship officer | December 24, 2017Peace Financial, Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, Saginaw Housing Commission
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 27 days ago
Peace Financial, Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, Saginaw Housing Commission, Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity, Saginaw County Community Action Center and Community Home Solutions. She is actively seeking new partners to expand the... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Village votes to pursue annexation of Peet Packing property | December 24, 2017it, except Bob Corrin.” Attorney Patrick Greenfelder addressed the council say
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 27 days ago
it, except Bob Corrin.” Attorney Patrick Greenfelder addressed the council saying, “It’s ultimately the decision of the Saginaw County Board of Commissioners. The township could object. I don’t see the downside to the township.” Greenfelder... Read more
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MLive.com
Police identify man shot dead while riding bike on Saginaw's West SideSaginaw Police Detective Sgt. Oscar Lopez. Officers were called to that locati
MLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
Saginaw Police Detective Sgt. Oscar Lopez. Officers were called to that location on reports of a suspicious situation, Saginaw County 911 Director Randy Pfau previously said. Pfau said witnesses reported a person running around and then lay... Read more
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