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United Way of Bay County officials to interview three finalists for executive director position

As the United Way of Bay County narrows a field of executive director candidates to three finalists, officials say it is unlikely someone will be appointed in time to immediately succeed the organization's current director.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Stevensville woman charged, accepts plea, in connection with Joel Wilson's alleged Ponzi scheme

In the same day, a Stevensville woman was charged and accepted a plea deal for her part in a reported Bay City-based Ponzi scheme, allegedly headed by Joel I. Wilson.


Related Topix: Stevensville, MI, Bay City, MI, Prison, Berrien County, MI

Bay County judge expresses sympathy to man initially charged with molesting coworker at Applebee's

A Midland man prosecutors initially said molested a coworker at a Bangor Township restaurant has received a short probation term, but the sentencing judge shared some sympathy in saying his plight might not have been altogether fair.


Related Topix: Midland, MI, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Grayling woman who drove through Bay County while super drunk gets probation, counseling

A 56-year-old Grayling woman is to be monitored by the courts for the next year for driving through Bay County while exceptionally drunk.


Related Topix: 9

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Single-vehicle crash temporarily closes Garfield Road; driver transported with minor injury

A Bay County Sheriff's deputy on scene said a tan Chevrolet Impala was traveling southbound on Garfield Road shortly before 3 p.m., when it traveled off the west side of the road and came to a stop in the ditch.


Pediatrician testifies toddler's wounds indicate Saginaw father intentionally held son's hands in scalding water

In the eyes of a pediatrician, a Saginaw man intentionally held his 1-year-old son's hands in scalding water, to the point that skin grafts were later required.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Bay City, MI

Bay County officials delay vote on ballot language for Historical Society millage; aim to negotiate more transparency into contract

Bay County commissioners on Tuesday put off a vote on proposed ballot language for the Bay County Historical Society's November millage request, saying they want to reach terms on a new contract between the two entities stipulating more public transparency.


After discovery of drawing, 92-year-old Bay County woman takes heartwarming trip down memory lane

As Alan Bauer scraped wallpaper from the master bedroom in his new, Bay City fixer-upper, he discovered a message and caricatures drawn by a past resident from more than six decades ago.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI, US Army, US Military

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Police looking for person who crashed into 2 pedestrians, 2 cars after Bay City Fireworks Festival

For the second time in three years, police are looking for a person they say crashed into people and vehicles and fled the scene in the wake of the Bay City Fireworks Festival.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Saginaw, MI

Preliminary hearing again rescheduled for Saginaw man charged with murder in Bay City man's death

For the second time, the preliminary examination of a 24-year-old Saginaw man accused of gunning down a Bay City man has been postponed.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Bay City, MI, Saginaw, MI

Police: Bay City man who threatened boss with brass knuckles charged with 3 felonies

A 38-year-old Bay City man is charged with three felonies due to police alleging he threatened his boss with a set of brass knuckles.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Kawkawlin, MI

Bellaire man gets jail, probation and $600 fine after overdosing on heroin in Pinconning parking lot

After injecting an illicit opiate and nearly dying, a 28-year-old Bellaire man is going to spend the next few months in jail and a face a couple of years of monitoring.


Related Topix: Pinconning, MI

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bay City Commission begins talks on expanding local work preference ordinance

When Jim Irving, Bay City's 5th Ward Commissioner, wanted to hire a local company that wasn't the low bidder to repair the wall of a public safety storage building, he was out of luck by less than 50 feet.


Related Topix: Midland, MI, Bay City, MI

Bay County sex offender gets up to 4 years in prison for having Facebook account

Starting a Facebook account is a big no-no if you're a sex offender, especially if you're on parole and are running an illegal tattoo parlor out of your house.


Related Topix: Prison, Bay City, MI

Woman goes into hysterics in Bay County courtroom as Saginaw man gets 12 years for armed robbery, sexual assault

A young woman wept hysterically in a Bay County courtroom on learning an 18-year-old Saginaw man is spending more than the next decade behind bars for breaking into a house and raping a woman.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Bay City, MI

Bay County Master Gardeners choose first round of Bay City in Bloom Award winners

Once again, just like they have since 2004, the Bay City in Bloom patrol is out and about offering up awards to one resident, one institution and one business each month during the growing season - June through August - who go above and beyond in the area of curb appeal.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Home Gardening, Home, Entertainment

Weekend roundup: Man shot several times and killed on Saginaw's West Side

Police in Saginaw are investigating the city's sixth homicide of 2014 after a 34-year-old man was shot multiple times and died on Saginaw's West Side.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Saginaw County, MI, Montrose, MI

Trial again rescheduled for Pinconning Township man charged in roommate's slaying

Attorney Matthew Reyes and Peter Z. Heagany leave Bay County District Judge Dawn A. Klida's courtroom for a recess of preliminary examination Thursday, March 20, at Bay County Court Facility, 1230 Washington Ave. in Bay City.


Related Topix: Pinconning, MI, Violent Crime, Bay City, MI

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Bay County authorities: If you see a dog in a hot vehicle, don't be afraid to call 911

MLive photographer Yffy Yossifor's dog in the car Wednesday, July 2. Pets left in cars in the summer are subject to varies health risks including death.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Police: Montrose woman goes on video game controller theft spree in Bay, Saginaw counties

Police are alleging a 44-year-old Montrose woman made the drive north to Bay and Saginaw counties to go on a crime spree, stealing controllers for video game consoles.


Related Topix: Video Games, Montrose, MI, Saginaw County, MI, The, Deep Silver