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Church Threat Case In Court

A 33 year old Royal Oak man is due in court today on charges he threatened to blow up nine churches. All of the churches were in Royal Oak. Investigators say Adam Laird had e-mailed his threats to the churches on October 4th. The terrorist charges against him could send him to prison for up…

Stranger Danger Report In Clawson

Two cases of stranger danger in Clawson. Police have gotten two reports of a man in a black SUV following children in Clawson. Two 10-year-old boys were walking home from Kenwood Elementary when they saw a small black SUV following them. Police say the boys ran home. Police say they received a second such report…

Fatal Hit-Run In Sterling Heights

Sterling Heights Police are investigating a fatal hit and run. They say a Sterling Heights man was crossing Dequindre north of Metro Parkway and was hit by an SUV, believed to be a late-model Jeep Grand Cherokee. They say the man was not walking in a crosswalk when he was hit late last night.

Genesee Sting Makes 12 Arrests

12 MEN HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BY THE GENESEE COUNTY SHERIFF IN A FAR REACHING CHILD SEX STING OPERATION IN FLINT. SHERIFF ROBERT PICKELL HAS ARRESTED A DOZEN MEN CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX. SHERIFF PICKELL SAID HIS TASK FORCE IS GOING AFTER THOSE TARGETING INNOCENT CHILDREN. EARLIER THIS YEAR SHERIFF PICKELL’S TASK FORCE ARRESTED 22 MEN…

Toyota Pushes Ahead With Hydrogen Cars

Many of the world’s top carmakers may be racing to make plug-in electric vehicles in response to the climate crisis, but Toyota is hedging its bets by backing an alternative source of power for its cars. The Japanese company revealed a new version of its hydrogen-powered vehicle on Friday, doubling down on its bet that…

Renault Fires The Boss; He Says It’s ‘A Coup’

Renault has replaced its chief executive for the second time in less than a year, as fallout from the ousting of Carlos Ghosn continues to destabilize the world’s biggest car-making alliance. The French automaker announced Friday that Thierry Bolloré, who had led the company since Ghosn stepped aside in November 2018, would leave his post…

Boeing, Porsche To Make Flying Electric Car

Boeing and Porsche, meet George Jetson. The US aircraft giant and German sports car maker announced Thursday they are teaming up to “explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace,” through “a fully electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle.” Translation: They want to develop an electric vehicle that…

Teamsters Begin Prez Endorsement Process

From CNN As the Democratic primary candidates aggressively campaign for labor support, the Teamsters on Friday rolled out the details of their newly expanded endorsement process, including recently taped interviews with Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents 1.4 million workers, is among the largest in the country. Over…

GM Boosts Contract Offer

General Motors has sweetened it’s contract offer to end a strike by the UAW. GM sent out a letter to employees, saying it would give pay raises, a ratification bonus, increased profit-sharing, keep current health care coverage, and create a method for temporary workers to be hired for permanent jobs. GM says in the letter…

Chicken Product Recall

Do you store chicken in your freezer? You might want to take a look at the label. In late September, Tip Top Poultry, Inc. issued a voluntary recall of all “cooked, hot deboned fowl meat” due to possible Listeria contamination. On Tuesday, Tip Top expanded it to include additional products and retailers. Stores affected include…

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