An enormous loss... that's the view of some citizens as the death of Port Huron City Councilmember and former Mayor Brian Moeller was announced. He passed away Tuesday at the age of 59. Last year saw Moeller diagnosed with cancer, with him undergoing treatment and making an apparent recovery earlier this year, only to have the cancer return. Tom Seppo of local ministry
A Port Huron man accused in a double homicide last summer at an apartment complex will be standing trial this week. Officials at the St. Clair County Court house say a jury has been seated and testimony is to begin in the case of Manuel Gamez. He's charged with two counts of open murder, two counts of torture and one count of first degree criminal sexual conduct. Port
Looks like voters in Port Huron could see a pro-marijuana initiative on the November ballot. Laura Rigby is with the Coalition for a Safer Port Huron, which is proposing to decriminalize the use or possession of small amounts of the drug within city limits, and she says petitions to place the issue on the fall ballot were turned into the City Clerk's office this week. Rigby says
A regular meeting Monday night for the Port Huron Area School District Board of Education saw an annual report given on Matt's Law, which requires every school district in the state to have an anti-bullying policy in place. Board President Jeff Stout says even with 325 reported incidents of harassment, intimidation or bullying for all schools, it's still far less than other
An armed robbery reported at the Spirit Shop in the 35-hundred block of Gratiot. Police say a white male wearing dark clothing and covering his face walked in about 9:40pm Monday and demanded cash. He stood about 5' 10" to 6'. He brandished a knife and escapped with an undetermined amount of money. No injuries were reported and investigations are continuing.
Canadian officials say a 29-year-old Ontario woman found on property beneath the Blue Water Bridge Monday morning died from her injuries. The woman was discovered under the bridge after a report came in of an abandoned vehicle on the Canadian side of the bridge. The woman was taken to a hospital and pronounced deceased. Ontario Provincial Police say foul play is not
Police have released a composite of a person of interest in the death of 14-year-old April Millsap who was found along a trail in the village of Armada last Thursday. The sketch is available for view at the State Police web site and at www.wphm.net.
The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office reports on a couple of fatal traffic crashes from over the weekend. The first occurred Saturday afternoon in Riley Township at Braidwood and Masters Roads. A 36-year old man from Emmett Township failed to stop on Braidwood, with his vehicle hitting another along Masters. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle,
It's another good week for Michigan motorists looking to fill 'er up. Triple A Michigan says gasoline prices in the state dropped by about 14 cents a gallon. That makes it the fourth straight week of price declines in Michigan. The average price for self-serve regular was $3.49 per gallon, which is 17-cents a gallon higher than last year at this time. Auto
The Great Lakes Steamship Society is throwing in the towel on saving the J.B. Ford as a museum ship. Costs to preserve and stabilize the vessel, built in 1903, were deemed to high by the group. It had been the main focus of the society for the past few years. Some instead are looking at similar efforts for the S.T. Crapo.