Traverse City

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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

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Traverse City Officials Approve Indigenous Peoples Day

The celebration will take place on the second Monday in October.



Best Martin Luther King Day Getaways Near Detroit

There are some great destinations near Detroit that are perfect for a weekend getaway during the extended Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend.


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Best Up-And-Coming Travel Destinations Of 2015

Travelers looking to visit someplace new should consider these five up-and-coming American travel destinations in 2015.


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Traverse City Playground Closes After Arsenic Found

More than 2,000 community members helped build the Kid’s Kove playground 18 years ago, but it hasn’t been properly maintained in recent years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2014