Flint Firebirds head to Soo for mid-week game in search of first victory of OHL season; They're now 0-6
SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO (CCN) — The Flint Firebirds will be on the road in Ontario for a Wednesday night game in Sault Ste. Marie against the team that had last season's best record in the Ontario Hockey League. The Firebirds will be looking to score their first victory of the season after an 0-6 start. Click Here to Read More
Boston Red Sox survive 9th inning scare to win 4-3 in New York to eliminate Yankees and move on to AL Championship Series vs Astros
NEW YORK (CCN) — The Boston Red Sox survived a 9th inning rally by the New York Yankees to win 5-4 Tuesday night and advance to the American League Championship Series against the defending World Series champion Houston Astros. Game 1 will be Saturday at 8:09 pm at Fenway Park in Boston. The Red Sox avoided a return to Boston for a decisive Game 5 by winning twice in New York after splitting the first two games at Fenway. The Yankees scored twice in the bottom of the 9th to pull within a run before Boston closer Craig Kimbrel finally put out the fire. He survived a one-out scare when Gary Sanchez belted a bases loaded blast to the warning track where Andrew Benintendi caught it nearly 350 feet from home plate.
Detroit Pistons to try again at LCA with second home pre-season game against Washington Wizards
DETROIT (CCN) — The Detroit Pistons will play their second pre-season home game Wednesday night at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Game time is 7 pm against the Washington Wizards. The game will be live on Fox Sports Detroit TV and can be heard on radio at 97.1 The Ticket FM. Detroit lost its first pre-season home game at LCA in overtime on Monday to the Brooklyn Nets. The Wizards, who are 2-1 so far in pre-season action, finished four games ahead of the Pistons in the NBA's Eastern Conference last season to get the eighth and final playoff spot.
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Two more felony counts added to charges against suspect Sheriff Pickell accused of running 'Madoff style ponzi scheme'
FLINT (CCN) — Genesee County Sheriff Robert PIckell held a press conference at his Flint office Wednesday to announce that the Goodrich man who bought Atlas Valley Country Club in 2013 is now behind bars on two more felony embezzlement charges related to his former financial planning business in Grand Blanc. Sheriff Pickell called it a "Bernie Madoff style ponzi scheme" after an initial raid at the country club in July of 2017 when his elder abuse team began investigating Jason Bescoe. State officials later revoked Bescoe's license and he was arrested on an initial charge of felony embezzlement. Two more felony counts were added when Besoce was arrested again on Tuesday, according to Sheriff Pickell. Click Here to Read More
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NFL better get its act together on dealing with players who take a knee during National Anthem; Fans planning major boycott of stadiums
An open letter to NFL players is making the rounds on the internet. It's part of a movement by fans who want to see empty stadiums across America on Veteran's Day weekend to protest players taking a knee during the National Anthem.Click Here to Read More
Flint police officer who was hero for saving lives at senior housing complex in 2013 dies at age 58
FLINT (CCN) — A local police officer honored for heroic efforts in 2013 has passed away. Hudson Green, 58, died Monday at his home. Friends say the long-time member of the Flint Police Department had been fighting cancer. Click Here to Read More
Man with gun at Flint high school building arrested by police in traffic stop shortly after leaving Southwestern Academy grounds
FLINT — A man reported on school grounds with a gun at a City of Flint high school building on Thursday afternoon was arrested a short time later during a traffic stop by Flint police, according to multiple TV news reports. A 911 call indicated that the man was at Flint Southwestern Academy with a gun at about 3:15 pm and left in a vehicle that was pulled over a short time later by Flint police who found the gun inside the vehicle and arrested the suspect.
School board meeting for Flint community schools Wednesday switched to administration building after gun incident at SW
FLINT — The Flint Board of Education meeting scheduled for Wednesday night at Flint Southwestern Academy has been switched to the district's administration building on Kearsley Street. The announcement was made by Superintendent Derrick Lopez after a man was arrested by Flint police after a 911 call reported he was at the high school building with a gun. The man was arrested a short time later after a traffic stop by Flint police.
33-year-old Flint woman killed in Shiawassee County crash on I-69
VERNON TWP. — A 33-year-old Flint woman was killed in Wednesday's crash in Shiawassee County on I-69 near Durand Road. Her vehicle was struck from behind and flipped several times, according to multiple TV news reports. A statement quoting a Shiawassee County Sheriff's Department official said a 28-year-old Indiana driver was believed to be driving at a high rate of speed when hitting the Flint woman's vehicle, and is being held at the Shiawassee County Jail on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs.
Crash in Mt. Morris Twp causes power outage, road closure at intersection of Linden & Frances
MT. MORRIS TWP. — An early-morning Thursday crash in Mt. Morris Township led to an intersection being closed and a power outage to about 40 customers. Genesee County 911 scanner reports said the intersection of W. Frances Road and Linden Road was temporarily closed after the accident and Consumers Energy reports that a power outage at about 2:50 am will continue until about 10 am.
Crossing guards struck in Davison on back-to-back days; Arrest made in one case while police need tips on second case
DAVISON — Crossing guards employed by Davison's city police department were struck on back-to-back days by vehicles. Drivers left the scene of each accident and the crossing guards were not seriously injured. One was struck on Tuesday afternoon at M-15 and Clark Street in front of children. Another crossing guard was struck on Wednesday morning at Clark Street and Main Street. One arrest has been made of a driver who was charged with operating a vehicle without a driver's licensed, failure to report an accident and disregarding a crossing guard. Police are still investigating the Wednesday morning incident and urge anyone with tips to call (810) 653-4196.
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