Charges expected in fatal Jackson County crash
JACKSON COUNTY, MI -- About four months after a crash killed two Jackson County residents, charges could be filed soon against the alleged at-fault driver, police said. At about 1:34 p.m. on March 25, a head-on crash between a Chevy pickup and a Buick took place in the area of Bunkerhill and Hawkins roads in Henrietta Township in northern Jackson County, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. The case is still under investigation, said Jackson County Undersheriff Chris Simpson, adding that police do plan to seek charges of operating while intoxicated causing death -- one count for each victim -- against the allegedly impaired driver of the Chevy truck. Leading up to the crash, a lone man was driving his Chevy pickup recklessly, attempting to pass multiple vehicles, before the truck crashed head-on into the southbound Buick, witnesses told police. More from the Jackson Citizen Patriot:Repairs will close northern Jackson County roadFood, music and balloons: Here’s your guide to Jackson’s 2022 Hot Air JubileePets of the week: Dunkin is very handsome.mlive.com
Prosecutor tries to connect suspects in fatal shooting at ATM to other thefts
The suspects accused in the fatal May 24 shooting of a man using an ATM also face charges in connection to other thefts that happened in the Grand Rapids area that same night. RELATED: Suspects jailed, fatal shooting at ATM caught on surveillance camerasWitnesses and investigators first attempted to tie the suspects to an incident on South Division where an Audi sport-utility vehicle was stolen that night. Store video footage showed a person also wearing a gray hoodie, gloves and white Crocs. Bailey testified he saw the suspect wearing a face mask that covered about three-quarters of his face. When asked by the prosecuting attorney to identify that suspect, Bailey pointed at Hayes-Goree, 20.mlive.com
3 race cars worth $200K-plus stolen from trailers at Michigan auto shop
WESTLAND, MI – Three high-performance vehicles were stolen Monday night from a Michigan auto shop specializing in superchargers, WDIV Local 4 reports. A 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2006 Ford Mustang, 2016 Chevy Camaro - all heavily modified - were stolen out of locked trailers at Magnuson Superchargers on Executive Drive in Westland, the report said. The vehicles are worth $200,000 to $250,000. Suspects were caught on surveillance cameras stealing catalytic converters and looting a trailer full of tools from neighboring businesses the same night, the reports said. This case is under investigation.mlive.com
A deeper look at ‘Holiday Ride,’ Chevy’s emotional commercial
Holiday Ride shows a widower placing a Christmas wreath on his family pole barn. While doing so, the man, accompanied by his dog, sees his late wife’s 1966 Chevy Impala. As he and the dog take a seat, he notices his late wife’s picture hanging from the rearview mirror, which gets him to reminisce about to good times they once shared.
One dead in Ogema County crash between pickup and semi-truck
OGEMA COUNTY, MI -- A 58-year-old Alger man died in a crash between a semi-truck and pickup Friday, Oct. 29 in Ogema County. State police said Randall Knuth was driving the pickup and died. He was driving a 1997 Chevy pickup west on Greenwood Road near First Street, in Mills Township, when the truck crossed the center line and struck a 2020 Peterbilt tractor trailer. The semi-truck driver was not injured. More from MLiveThis eerie 1870s home is site of a horror movie being shot in MichiganHalloween trick-or-treat weather shows furry, waterproof costumes bestMichigan’s Best Local Eats: Tia’s is Saginaw’s only drive-thru soul food restaurantmlive.com
US auto sales slump, stalled by car computer chip shortage
Last month, what happened at his dealership about 115 miles (185 kilometers) southeast of Boise was repeated across the country as factory closures due to a worsening global shortage of computer chips crimped U.S. new vehicle shipments. U.S. new vehicle sales tumbled about 26% in September as chip shortages and other parts-supply disruptions cut into the selection on dealer lots and raised prices once again to record levels. General Motors, which only reports sales by quarter, said its deliveries were off nearly 33% from July through September of last year.news.yahoo.com
Woman, 68, dies in fiery three-car crash on M-140 in West Michigan
BERRIEN COUNTY, MI – Police have identified the 68-year-old woman who was killed in a fiery, three-vehicle crash on Tuesday afternoon that left three other people hospitalized with injuries from the crash. The crash caused the Chevy to be pushed into the southbound lane of M-140, according to the report. He was transported to Spectrum Health Lakeland to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries from the crash, police said. He was transported to Spectrum Health Lakeland to be treated for unknown injuries, according to the news release. The driver of the Nissan, a 43-year-old woman from Mishawaka, was transported to Spectrum Health Lakeland to be treated for critical injuries from the crash.mlive.com
Firing of AP journalist following pro-Palestinian tweets prompts outcry
The AP is being criticized for firing a young journalist over her social media activity, with some suggesting the news agency bowed to a political pressure campaign over her pro-Palestinian views from when she was in college.news.yahoo.com
Beer Blankets may be the best way to enjoy a cold one this winter
These challenging times have given rise to new partnerships and collaborations to help our small businesses survive, and often these partnerships lead to even more possibilities, including Beer Blankets. What is a Beer Blanket? Well, it’s all in the name: It is a heavy blanket meant to keep you warm as you enjoy a beer outdoors, as many restaurants and bars have moved to patios, even in the cold weather, to expand their seating. Roginson reached out on social media to see if anyone had ideas and could help, and Shorb had just the idea. The blanket is very thick, perfect for keeping you warm in the winter, and great to use as a picnic blanket in the summer.
Mundelein man killed in Antioch Township crash
Police say that a 1997 Chevy Blazer had stopped at a gas station on the northwest corner of the intersection when its driver, a 59-year-old Mundelein man, drove away, headed west on Route 173. After traveling a short distance, the man drove onto the highway shoulder on the north side of his lane in order to execute a U-turn, police said.chicagotribune.com
GM recalls 840K vehicles for seat belt, suspension problems
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)DETROIT – General Motors is recalling nearly 840,000 vehicles in the U.S. for suspension problems or because the front seat belts can fail. The seat belt recall covers 624,000 2019 through 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks. Also included are the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe and GMC Yukon XL, and the 2020 and 2021 Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500. GM says in government documents that the seat belt brackets may not have been secured to the seat frame. GM will notify owners starting Feb. 1 and dealers will inspect the seat belt brackets and assemble them correctly.
GM's Cruise begins testing autonomous vehicles without human drivers in San Francisco
Two self-driving Chevy Bolt EV cars are seen during a media event by Cruise, GM’s autonomous car unit, in San Francisco, California, U.S. November 28, 2017. Cruise, a majority-owned subsidiary of General Motors, has started testing self-driving vehicles without driver monitors in San Francisco, the company said Wednesday. The California-based company plans to begin testing a handful of vehicles, followed by a "very methodical and responsible" ramp-up across San Francisco, according to Cruise CEO Dan Ammann. While the vehicles will not have humans in the driver's seats, Cruise plans to maintain a safety operator in the passenger seat during the beginning of the testing, according to Cruise spokesman Ray Wert. Ammann declined to say when the company plans to launch a commercial autonomous vehicle business for passengers or cargo, citing "there's a lot more to come next year."cnbc.com
Southwest Michigan crash between 2 pickups leaves one dead
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, MI -- A White Pigeon man died after two pickups collided in S. Joseph County on Friday, Nov. 13. State police said Clarence Bryant died in the 6 p.m. crash at Dickinson and Sevison roads in Florence Township. Bryant was driving a Chevy Colorado south of Sevison Road. Police said the Colorado failed to stop for a stop sign at Dickinson Road and collided with a GMC Sierra going east on Dickinson Road. The driver of the Sierra was taken to Sturgis Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, state police said.mlive.com
23-year-old shot, injured in Detroit armed robbery
DETROIT A 23-year-old man was shot and injured during an armed robbery in Detroit Friday night, police say. According to police, the victim was walking near Alaska and Wetherby after 11 p.m. Friday when a blue Chevy Sedan pulled up next to him. An armed man got out of the vehicle and approached the victim demanding money. Police say the victim tried fleeing the scene when the robber got distracted by another vehicle that either pulled up or passed through the area. As the victim tried running away, the robber fired multiple shots at him and then fled the scene.
Video shows thieves ram their way into Varsity Lounge in Detroit
DETROIT - Thieves caused a lot of damage at a Detroit bar but got away from the scene with very little. Video shows an older-model Chevy, possibly an Impala, crash into the outer doors of Varsity Lounge in Detroit and three of four men rush inside heading straight for the cash register. They grab a garbage can full of liquor bottles and head for the door and the getaway car. Eventually they hop in and head south on Livernois Avenue. VIEW: Surveillance videos of robbers who crashed into bar on Livernois to break inCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Fall into these upcoming festivals in the D...
This article is sponsored by Chevy In The D.Check out what's happening around the D this weekend! Dust off you dancing shoes because the event is Saturday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.Northville Food and Wine FestivalThe Northville food and wine festival promises to start the fall season off right. Make Food Not Waste Community FeastA big trend in the food world is minimizing food waste and this Eastern Market event inspires you to do just that. Make Food Not Waste will feature dishes made from food that would otherwise get thrown away. The event starts at 7 p.m. and is free to the public.
At least one Detroit police officer injured in crash on city's east side
The scene of a police-involved crash on Detroit's east side on Aug. 27, 2019. (WDIV)DETROIT - At least one Detroit police officer was injured Tuesday in a crash on the city's east side, officials said. The crash happened around 3 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Pennsylvania and Shoemaker streets, according to authorities. Two cars -- a silver Kia and a gray Chevy -- were damaged in the crash. The Kia came to rest in the grass and the Chevy came to rest on the sidewalk, aerial video shows.
Jamie Dimon sounds off on student debt crisis: 'What we've done is a disgrace'
JP Morgan chief Jamie Dimon says we need to "fix the broken parts" of student lending in the United States. "What we've done is a disgrace and it's hurting America," JP Morgan's chairman and CEO told Yahoo Finance in an interview Tuesday. With $1.6 trillion outstanding student debt in the United States, student lending is crippling many Americans. Today the average college graduate leaves school $30,000 in the debt, up from $10,000 in the 1990s. "I think they should look at all parts of student lending, fix the broken parts, and then forgive those people [who] need forgiveness, and then help people get into school, and then make sure the schools are responsible in getting the kids out," Dimon said.cnbc.com
Are more deaths linked to GM ignition switch defect?
Are more deaths linked to GM ignition switch defect? Brooke Melton died in a car crash after complaining that her Chevy Cobalt's engine shut off while driving. Her death is not among the cases GM has linked to the defect. While the company has acknowledged front impact crashes, when airbags haven’t deployed, Melton was hit on the side. Jeff Glor reports.cbsnews.com