Traverse City


Michigan Bicyclist Dies After Colliding With Pedestrian

Kenneth Paul Krych of Traverse City wasn’t wearing a helmet, authorities say.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2015

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Police: Mother Last Person Alive In Suspected Murder-Suicide

It’s not clear if Tamisha Mendenhall acted alone in the deaths, police said. A note was found that “mentioned the children were innocent.”

CBS Detroit–08/17/2015

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Mother Suspected After Michigan Family Of 4 Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police are investigating the deaths of two adults and two small children south of Traverse City.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2015

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Disabled Man Who Was Driving Drunk On 4-Wheel Scooter Gets Probation

William Lyon took his case all the way to the state appeals court, arguing that the scooter didn’t qualify as a vehicle under Michigan law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2015

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Traverse City Is Growing With Plans For 9-Story Buildings

Downtown Traverse City is expected to get a little bigger as plans move forward for a pair of nine-story buildings along the Boardman River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2015

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Traverse City Cop Cleared In Case Of Drunken Official

Capt. Mike Ayling was charged with willful neglect of duty, a misdemeanor, but a jury found him not guilty Wednesday after discussing the case for about 35 minutes.

CBS Detroit–08/05/2015

A marijuana plant seized during a grow operation bust in Ecorse on Feb. 19, 2014. (credit: Michigan State Police)

Fire Up North Reveals Large Marijuana Growing Operation

Officers found several loaded guns, 15 pounds of processed marijuana, drug paraphernalia and more than $6,000 in cash inside the adjoining home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2015

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Man Drunk While Riding 4-Wheel Scooter Can’t Dodge Charges

The Michigan appeals court has reinstated charges against a man who admits he was drunk while riding an electric scooter that can go only 4 mph.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

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Michigan Won’t Give Up Fight Over Inmate’s Air Mattress

The Corrections Department claims other prisoners will demand a special mattress if Boone can have one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2015

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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