Traverse City

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

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Ex-Prosecutor Gets 6-20 Years For Murder Plot Against Lawyer

The 59-year-old admitted he offered to pay a man to kill a lawyer representing an ex-business partner who sued him over a bad golf course deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2015

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Snowmobiler Struck By Car, Killed While Crossing Road

The 72-year-old man from Beulah was hit about 1:20 p.m. Friday in Leelanau County’s Empire Township, west of Traverse City.

CBS Detroit–03/06/2015

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Traverse City Official Quits After Alcohol-Related Incident

Jered Ottenwess quit Friday, the same day he pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of domestic violence and attempting to resist police.

CBS Detroit–02/27/2015

Even if you're not skiing, Treetops has golf, climbing and many other outdoor activities for spring break. (Credit, Michael Ferro)

Best Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Detroit For College Students

For those local college students looking to save money this year, the Detroit area has plenty of fun options to offer.


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Ex-Prosecutor Pleads Guilty In Murder Plot Against Lawyer

Clarence Gomery appeared in court Friday in Grand Traverse County and admitted offering money to a man to kill Chris Cooke. He says his life was “falling apart” at the time.

CBS Detroit–02/07/2015

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Michigan Inmate Wins Case Granting Him An Air Mattress

45-year-old Richard Boone, a convicted robber, is in a prison in Kingsley near Traverse City. His medical history includes a hip replacement and major leg surgery.

CBS Detroit–02/07/2015