A Port Huron man charged with open murder in connection with the throat-slashing death of a 26-year old man was bound over, Tuesday, to St. Clair County Circuit Court for arraignment. 52-year-old Michael Poole is being held, at the St. Clair County Jail, without bond. The incident happened Friday June 7th, along the 600-block of Stanton Street, as several people including Poole and the victim
Sara Ylen, of Lexington, is bound over to St. Clair County Circuit Court facing charges of filing a false felony report and tampering with evidence. The 38-year old claimed a man sexually assaulted her, at her home in 2001. Further investigations showed the charges were false and were dropped, but not until after the man had already spent ten years behind bars. Ylen is facing up to 10-years in
The Marcotte Waste Disposal company is getting ready to take out your trash... as they start their contract for the city of Port Huron on July 1st. The Port Huron City Council, earlier this year, approved a service provider switch from Waste Management, with Marcotte's Tracey Kaplin telling us residents shouldn't notice any difference in their waste service. Marcotte is locally owned
The summer sees the Port Huron Beautification Commission seeking nominations for Yard of the Year. The award goes to residential and commercial properties, with the commission's Darcy Macke telling us, that's not all the commission does. Other events for the Beautification Commission include Spring Cleanup Day, as well as, Spring Planting Day and the fall also sees a cleanup day for the
The budget process wrapped up last night, by Board of Education members for the Port Huron Area School District, as new figures for the next fiscal year were approved....and perhaps, for the last time, with use of a rainy day fund. That's because the fund equity is projected to be at only one-and-a-half million after the dollars are spent next year. It was over 20-million just a
Dozens of trees downed yesterday in surrounding counties including Macomb, Lapeer, and Genesee as a series of thunderstorms rolled through. Warnings were issued late yesterday afternoon in several areas including southern Saint Clair County. One to two inch hail reported near Clio, Saginaw, and Davison. Several trees were uprooted near Romeo and Lapeer. Much cooler weather has now entered
A 59-year-old Warren man lost his life Sunday. The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office says, Ralph Johnston was traveling along Emmett Road when his vehicle rolled over, ejecting him from the car. The near 5:30 p.m. accident remains under investigation.
Port Huron Police are asking for the public's help in finding out who left some homemade non-incendiary devices in the backyard of a residence at Gordon and Francis Streets. The devices were discovered about noon Monday, by a neighbor who saw them in another resident's backyard. The incident saw police barricading Gordon and Francis streets at 15th and 16th Street for
Summer in the city of Marysville officially kicks off Wednesday, with the opening of the Marysville Days Festival, at the Marysville City Park. Mayor Gary Orr says come one, come all, it's time to get the summer started. The festival features carnival rides, food, live music and more. It runs through Sunday. For a listing of events and times and when to get a
Don't let the outdoor summer activities stop you from enjoying a good book. State Senator Phil Pavlov of St. Clair Township is encouraging students to keep reading through the warmest months by sponsoring a Be a Senator for a Day summer reading contest. The contest is done in coordination with St. Clair County and Lapeer County libraries. It starts today and it's
The Baltimore Orioles scored six runs in the fourth inning and never looked back, on their way to a 13-3 romp over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday afternoon. Chris Davis had two home runs and drove in five runs for the Birds, who took two out of three in the series. Matt Tuiasosopo had a two run double for the Tigers, who host Boston on Thursday night to open a four game series at
J.J. Hardy hit a two-run shot and Adam Jones hit a three-run shot to provide the Baltimore Orioles all the offense they would need on Tuesday night in a 5-2 win over the Tigers. Matt Tuiasosopo hit a solo home run and Austin Jackson singled in another run for Detroit. The final game of a three game series is set for Wednesday afternoon at Comerica Park.
The Detroit Red Wings have locked up star Pavel Datsyuk to a three year contract extention worth $22.5 million. The deal will keep Datsyuk in a Red Wings jersey through 2017. Datsyuk is all ready in the top ten all time in career scoring in team history and led the Wings with 49 points this past season.
Max Scherzer is the first Tiger pitcher to start a season 10-0 since George Mullin in 1909, after the Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Monday night at Comerica Park. Scherzer went six innings, allowing one run and scattering seven hits, with ten strike outs. Drew Smyly pitched three scoreless in relief to earn a save. Omar Infante lead a 14 hit attack with four hits,
Doug Fister did not allow a hit until the sixth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Sunday. Torii Hunter hit his 300th career home run and drove in three runs for the Tigers, while Austin Jackson added a home run and two RBI. The Tigers are home Monday night to take on Baltimore.
The Minnesota Twins belted 14 hits on Saturday and beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3. Trevor Plouffe celebrated his 27th birthday with a home run, double, and single, and drove in three runs for the Twins. Jhonny Peralta knocked in a pair for the Tigers. The final game of a three game series is Sunday afternoon in Minnesota.
The Richmond Blue Devils baseball team played in the Division 2 State Championship game for the first time in school history on Saturday, but fell 3-0 in Battle Creek to Grand Rapids Christian. GRC pitcher Austin Batka went the distance and held Richmond to just two hits, while striking out eight. Richmond pitcher Zach Leach and Dillon McInerney combined on a four hitter for the Blue