Leelanau County

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Man, 72, Killed When Car Hits Snowmobile In Leelanau County

Authorities in northern Michigan say a 72-year-old man was killed when a car hit his snowmobile as he crossed a state highway near Traverse City.

CBS Detroit–03/09/2015

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Teen Gets 1 Year In Jail For Fatal ‘Catching Air’ Car Stunt

Investigators say the 17-year-old ran a stop sign in an attempt to catch air and create a roller coaster effect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2015

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Sheriff: Teen Who Wanted To ‘Catch Air’ Causes Fatal Crash

A 16-year-old driver could be facing criminal charges in a deadly two-vehicle crash that authorities say was caused by reckless driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

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Sheriff: Outhouse Bombed At Sleeping Bear Dunes

An outdoor toilet has been severely damaged by a bomb at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in northwestern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

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Michigan’s 13th Circuit Court is State’s First Fully Electronic Court

Southfield-based ImageSoft Inc. says its systems have helped make the 13th District Court, which includes Grand Traverse, Antrim and Leelanau counties, the state’s first fully electronic court, with the expansion of its electronic case file management system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013

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Rent-A-Chicken Business Hatches In Traverse City

It’s not out of the ordinary to rent things such as textbooks, power tools and designer dresses. But a chicken?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2013

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Sleeping Bear Dunes To Expand Trail With $100k Federal Grant

The Sleeping Bear Dunes is picking up a $100,000 federal grant, to expand a trail a little-under five miles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2013

Leelanau County Pays $625K In Eavesdropping Lawsuit

The deputies said the then-sheriff and undersheriff listened to conversations on what employees believed were private phone lines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013

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Jury Awards $650K To Teen Hurt In Accident

A Leelanau County jury has awarded $650,000 to a teenager whose leg was crushed in a cherry orchard accident two summers ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013


Michigan Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Puppy

A Mount Pleasant man who police say drunkenly kicked a puppy to death has pleaded guilty in Leelanau County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011