TAWAS CITY – An Oscoda woman accused of filicide – the deliberate act of killing his or her own child – has been found competent to stand trial on the charges of homicide and 1st-degree child abuse.
Township man has been sentenced after he pleaded guilty to the reduced charges of attempted kidnapping, assault with a weapon and domestic violence after a Dec. 1, 2020 incident.
TAWAS CITY – The Iosco County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) has been receiving calls from residents that a member of the sheriff’s office has been contacting people telling them they have warrants for failing to appear after being served a subpoena.
PLAINFIELD TWP. – Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post troopers are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred approximately 1:50 p.m. Dec. 1, in Iosco County.
BALDWIN Twp. – Investigation continues into an early morning structure fire in Baldwin Township, which was reported by a passerby at approximately 2 a.m. last Friday, Dec. 3.
LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general showing support for the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) efforts to reduce illegal robocallers’ access to legitimate phone numbers, which results in unending robocalls that scam people…
TAWAS CITY – The Tawas City Fire Department (TCFD), along with the East Tawas Fire Department (ETFD), were dispatched to a structure fire on Nov. 6, at approximately 1:45 p.m.
HALE – Troopers with the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post are continuing their investigation into the death of Yvonne Aleta Helton, 76, Hale.
MILLS Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post were dispatched at approximately 2 p.m. on Oct. 29, for a traffic crash in Ogemaw County’s Mills Township.
WILBER TWP. – A National City, who shot a family’s pet dog during a home invasion, was sentenced to 36 months to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the charge of 2nd-degree home invasion.
MANISTEE COUNTY – On Friday, Oct. 8, at approximately 8:15 p.m., a trooper from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Cadillac Post along with officers from the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office, Manistee City Police Department and Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Public Safety responded …
LANSING – Law enforcement officers from 102 police departments, sheriff offices and Michigan State Police (MSP) posts recently increased patrols across the state during the end-of-summer Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign that ran from Aug. 16 to Sept. 6.
TAWAS CITY – Child murder suspect Justine Marie Johnson will undergo a competency and criminal responsibility evaluation.
HALE – A Plainfield Township couple each face a charge of homicide-involuntary manslaughter in March death of their infant daughter, according to the Michigan State Police.
LINCOLN – A house fire that led to the death of a 70-year-old Lincoln man is under investigation by the Michigan State Police Fire Investigative Unit, according to the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office.
TAWAS CITY – A Hale man who was responsible for the car/buggy crash that led to injuries for 11 people riding in the horse and buggy, will not face jail time in the incident, according to Iosco County Prosecutor Jim Bacarella, after a plea agreement was worked out.