Friday May 17
Cancer, rape fraud case bowls over Mich. community
This photo released by the Sanilac County Sheriff's Department shows Sara Ylen, a Michigan mother of two young boys who said she was battling cancer just a few years after a man was convicted of her rape.
Neal Rubin: Even without the animals, we should be proud to be the Wolverine State
Hugh Jackman, who plays Wolverine in the 'X-Men' movies, visits with the real deal while visiting the Detroit Zoo during filming of 'Real Steel' in the area.
The Miami Herald
Woman accused of faking rape now faces fraud case
A Michigan woman who appealed for money to fight her cancer was charged Monday with fraud, just a few days after she was accused in another case of falsely reporting a rape and using makeup to show injuries.
Ylen charged with six felonies in Sanilac County
The 38-year-old Lexington woman was charged with two counts of false pretenses $20,000 or more, two counts of false pretenses $1,000 to $20,000 and single counts of using a computer to commit a crime and heath care fraud Her arrest on the fraud case came shortly after she posted bond in St.
Michigan woman charged with making false rape report
A 38-year-old woman has been charged with falsely reporting a rape at her eastern Michigan home, five months after a man convicted of sexually assaulting her in a different case was released from prison because of similar reports of bogus allegations.
Bank robbery suspect with Flushing ties turns gun on himself in Georgia as authorities close in on him
A man with ties to Genesee County who was accused of robbing two banks in the state's Thumb area shot himself to death in Georgia as authorities were attempting to arrest him, according to a press release.
Michigan lawmakers aim to slow scrap metal theft
Lawmakers representing urban and rural areas of Michigan want to make it tougher to sell scrap metal in an effort to slow an epidemic of thefts that threaten public safety and cost businesses and homeowners millions each year.
Sara Ylen taken into custody
A 38-year-old Lexington woman was taken into custody Thursday on charges of tampering with evidence and reporting a false felony in connection with a sexual assault she reported to police Sept.
Suspect in Brown City and Yale bank robberies found dead in Georgia
A suspect in two area bank robberies has been found dead in Georgia, according to the Sanilac County Sheriff's Office.
4 forums to seek input from county
Local legislators want input from the community. Both Sen. Phil Pavlov and State Rep.