Massachusetts man accused of tampering with young women's cars so he could offer them rides home
Police in Massachusetts have arrested a man accused of tampering with young women’s cars and subsequently offering to drive them home. Alexander Yee, 38, from Winchendon, was charged with destruction of property. Additional charges are expected during his arraignment in Milford District Court on Wednesday.news.yahoo.com
Fast risers make a splash on high school baseball state rankings
And, with the exception of the top, the high school baseball state rankings take on a decidedly different look in the fourth edition of the poll for the 2022 campaign. The Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association announced its newest rankings Thursday, with 15 new teams cracking the Top 20 across the four divisions. Here’s a closer look at the MHSBCA state rankings for April 28, 2022. Portage CentralD2: GARBER GRABBING SOME ATTENTIONLong a rock-solid baseball program, Essexville Garber makes a bit of a splash this week. Macomb Lutheran NorthD3: ROOKIE COACH MAKES TOP 20 DEBUTIn his first season at the helm, Jacob Purman checks an early milestone box by leading Reese into the state rankings.mlive.com
Country music singer Jeff Carson dies in Tennessee
Country music singer and songwriter Jeff Carson, who scored hits with “Not On Your Love,” and “The Car” before becoming a police officer, has died in Tennessee, his publicist said. Carson was 58. Carson died of a heart attack at a hospital in Franklin, said Jeremy Westby of 2911 Media.news.yahoo.com
Man who killed guest at cabin acted in self-defense, DA says
A man who fatally shot a guest at his cabin in Pennsylvania nine times did so out of self-defense, a county district attorney has determined while pushing back against criticism that the investigation lacked transparency. Evidence from the case supported witness accounts that Peter Spencer, 29, of Pittsburgh, was shot early Dec. 12 at the cabin in Venango County while he was high on psychedelic mushrooms, firing an assault rifle and threatening others. No charges will be filed, District Attorney D. Shawn White said Tuesday.news.yahoo.com
Seven new No. 1s emerge on final high school bowling state rankings of 2022
Nobody can be certain how the high school bowling state tournament is going to roll, and the Michigan High School Interscholastic Bowling Coaches Association state rankings show just how unpredictable it can be. D1: FRANKLIN COMPLETES ITS QUESTLivonia Franklin was among the state title favorites, coming into the championships ranked No. BeavertonMany high school games can be viewed on livestream on the NFHS NetworkIf you would like your local high school sports news delivered free to your inbox daily, click here and sign up for one of our local high school sports newsletters. RELATED READINGSingles state champs rise to the top at high school bowling state finalsState champions crowned at high school bowling team finalsState champion Gladwin highlights whirlwind weekend for Bay City areaOxford Strong lands at No. 1 in symbolic move on high school bowling state rankingsmlive.com
Community members walk in unity at Martin Luther King Jr. march in Downtown Saginaw
SAGINAW, MI — Community leaders and residents from across the region returned to downtown Saginaw Monday, Jan. 17, for the first Martin Luther King Jr. In support of the march, Delta College basketball team Head Coach Vincent Turner and his team took part in the demonstration. “Commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday and the civil rights movement is very important,” Foxx said. · Lula R. Woodard, an English instructor at Delta College, received the Spirit of Dr. King Award. ”And Delta College is part of Saginaw community, so I wanted get as many of the athletes out here as possible to show we are part of the community.mlive.com
Detroit post office renamed in honor of Aretha Franklin
DETROIT -- The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin was posthumously honored Monday as a post office in the city of Detroit has been renamed the “Aretha Franklin Post Office Building,” according to the Associated Press. But we have added to that list of her legacy: A post office with her name on it,” Lawrence said. U.S. Sen. Gary Peters was in attendance and said Franklin’s legacy was something that everyone in Washington could agree on. “Congress can come together when it comes to standing up and recognizing this amazing person.”The post office is located about five miles east from downtown Detroit and is located near an amphitheater which is also named for Franklin, according to the AP. Franklin died in 2018 at her home in Detroit.mlive.com
Ex-Spartan, EMU volunteer coach Tori Franklin finds the mind frame ahead of 2021 Olympic Games
As European countries closed their borders, Franklin headed back to the U.S. and tried to find ways to continue training. Once the initial shock of parting ways with her coach wore off, Franklin found five new coaches to interview. She decided to go with Eastern Michigan associate track and field head coach Sterling Roberts who she has interacted with throughout the years. Plus with the support of her family, friends and the right coach, she was able to do more things that brought her peace. In addition to that, she has incorporated more visualization into her morning meditation and at the Trials things clicked that she needed to give herself space.mlive.com
More than $10,000 in handbags, scarves and socks stolen from Nordstrom store in Skokie
Skokie police continue to investigate a retail theft and assault during which more than $10,000 in high-end handbags and other merchandise were stolen from the Nordstrom store at Old Orchard Shopping Center.chicagotribune.com
National Geographic’s Aretha Franklin series to premiere at Detroit’s drive-in theatre with free screening on 313 Day
click to enlarge National Geographic/Richard DuCreeCynthia Erivo in Genius: Aretha. It stars Cynthia Erivo () as Franklin, and co-stars Courtney B. Vance, Malcolm Barrett, Patrice Covington, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Shaian Jordan, Marque Richardson, Pauletta Washington, Steven Norfleet, and Omar J. Dorsey.Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks serves as head writer and an executive producer.Not everyone is excited about the series, however. Franklin's youngest son, Kecalf, has denounced the film , saying that others in Franklin's family do not approve of the project. "If you are a true fan please do not support it!!!" Kecalf wrote on Instagrammetrotimes.com
‘Snowfall’ Season 4 | How to watch, live stream, TV channel, time
You can also watch it on FuboTV (7-day free trial), Hulu + Live TV (free trial) or Sling. You can find which channel FX is on by using the channel finders here: Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, DIRECTV and Dish. Where can I watch Snowfall if I don’t have cable? You can watch it on FuboTV, a streaming service that offers you access to your favorite TV shows, live sports events and much more. You can also watch it on Hulu + Live TV (free trial), or on Sling with their Blue package.mlive.com
Pritzker calls for loans to help municipalities hit with high utility bills during severe cold snap
The governor cited as an example the tiny village of Franklin, southwest of Springfield, which estimates its natural costs for February “will be more than two and a half times what the village set aside for the entire year.”chicagotribune.com
Quite frankly, ‘Peanuts’ character Franklin had a major cultural impact
If there were ever a list of fictional beach meetings that made significant cultural impacts, then this would likely be on it. On July 31, 1968 in the famous “Peanuts” comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown and Franklin met on a beach.
Consumer financial-hardship agreements slow but remain high
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2020 file photo, a woman walks past a personal finance loan office in Franklin, Tenn. Overall, the hardship agreements — which can put a pause on payments or provide consumers other relief — hit their peak in May at 4.77%. TransUnion looked at auto, credit card, mortgage and unsecured personal loan products. Furthermore, TransUnion found that consumers had varying preferences of how they'd like to resume payments. Typically the length of a hardship agreement and plans to resume payments are established by the lender based on a consumer's needs.
Local 4 News at 5 -- Dec. 28, 2020
Here’s what you missed on Local 4 News at 5:Father of 2 killed in carjacking, shooting outside homeA mother was at home with her children when her husband was killed in the driveway of their Southfield home. The father of two was shot and carjacked. It happened Sunday night around 8 p.m. at their home near Northwestern and Franklin. Police are still looking for the shooter.
Michigan Restaurants Adjusting To New Temporary Shut Down
(CBS DETROIT)– After Sunday’s lockdown announcement restaurants in the State now scrambling to readjust their services. First construction, and a Spring lock down hindered business at the Franklin Grill in downtown Franklin. “We’re looking forward to a couple of good weather days this week so we can keep the patio open.”Ruth says, she knows the days of the outdoor dining fix are numbered. She’s hoping after the 3 week shut down she’s able to once again have customers in her newly remodeled dining area. Something she’s been working hard at preparing, to accommodate the social distance requirement.detroit.cbslocal.com
Record early vote leads to tranquil Election Day at polls
About 103 million votes were cast before Election Day, an early voting push prompted by the pandemic. Every Election Day comes with problems as millions of people try to cast ballots simultaneously in 50 states. Those who did vote on Election Day included some who wanted to vote by mail but waited too long to request a ballot or didn’t receive their ballots in time. Anthony Medina, of Phoenix, who turned 18 four months ago, accompanied his cousin, who turned 18 on Election Day, to the polls Tuesday. “Given the difficulty election officials faced with Congress not giving them enough money, with all the disinformation and political fights — yes, I think today was an astounding success on all fronts,” McReynolds said.
Michigan General Election Results for Franklin on Nov. 3, 2020
The 2020 General Election will be held on November 3. (Note: Due to an increase in mail-in voting, clerks are expecting delayed results, up to multiple days. Michigan General Election Results for Nov. 3, 2020 Find Race ResultsFind more election results and news on the Decision 2020 page. 🌟 Become an Insider 🌟Introducing WDIV Insider: A new way for loyal Local 4 fans to gain access and customize your ClickOnDetroit news experience. Learn more about WDIV Insider - and sign up here!
Gas leak forces evacuations in Franklin
FRANKLIN, Mich. – A gas leak along Franklin Road has prompted evacuations at businesses and residences Tuesday morning. Police are calling the leak “major” and are asking drivers to avoid downtown Franklin Road for the next few hours. The road is shut down. Stay with Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit for more information as it becomes available.
Franklin Resources to buy Legg Mason, forming $1.5 trillion asset manager
The Legg Mason headquarters stands in Baltimore, Maryland. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFranklin Resources announced Tuesday a deal to buy rival asset manager Legg Mason, a tie-up that could help each navigate a worldwide shift in investor preference away from active money management. The company expects its purchase of Legg Mason to add to per-share earnings as soon as fiscal 2021. Shares of Legg Mason soared 23% immediately after the opening bell following the announcement while Frankin stock jumped 12.6%. Baltimore-based Legg Mason, which manages $803.5 billion, operates nine investment managers that do business under separate brands.cnbc.com
On this day, Aretha Franklin recorded 'Respect' and the world was never the same
Valentine's Day roses, chocolates, and stuffed bears are so cliche. How about some damn R-E-S-P-E-C-T? Oh, to be a fly on the wall on Valentine's Day in 1967 when the late Queen of Soul stepped into a New York City studio to record her anthemic version of Respect, a song first written and recorded by Otis Redding two years prior. The two divorced in 1969.Ive been hurt hurt bad, Franklin revealed in a 1968 Time magazine cover story.Franklin's reimagining propelled the then 25-year-old to stardom and the song became the No. 1 song in 1967, took home two Grammy Awards the following year, and landed on's list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time at No.metrotimes.com
Woman accused in racist hit-and-run charged in another crash
An Iowa woman who told police she intentionally ran over a teenager because she believed the girl was Mexican has been charged with another hit-and-run crash that hurt a 12-year-old boy. In the latest charge, Franklin was accused of leaving a roadway, travelling onto a sidewalk and hitting a 12-year-old boy in an apartment complex in Des Moines. Witnesses to the crash told police that the vehicle accelerated prior to the crash, drove onto the sidewalk and hit the boy, CBS Des Moines affiliate KCCI reported. Des Moines police Sergeant Paul Parizek told KCCI did not discuss her motive for hitting the 12-year-old with investigators. Separately, Franklin was charged Sunday with assault in violation of individual rights and with operating under the influence, second offense.cbsnews.com
Photojournalist Linda Solomon visits Pages Bookshop in Detroit with collection of intimate portraits of Aretha Franklin
click to enlarge Linda SolomonRon Wood of the Rolling Stones with Aretha Frankin. Award-winning photojournalist Linda Solomon first encountered Aretha Franklin in 1983 while on assignment for her celebrity column in. Franklin agreed. Solomons photos reveal intimate moments during benefit concerts and award shows, backstage at concerts, rehearsals, family gatherings, and lavish parties, and quiet moments like Franklin escaping the lavish party to listen to her Sade records in her bedroom. Solomon will share stories behind the photos featured inand what it was like documenting a legend.metrotimes.com
Whats the Clingy Kids Phase in Toddlers All About?
And the clingy kids effect is pretty common at this age. But since it can also be a symptom of separation anxiety, especially clingy kids can often cause parents some concern. When that happens, its normally diagnosed as separation anxiety disorder, which is different from the typical separation anxiety kids experience as toddlers, Franklin adds. Why the clingy kids? When the clingy kids phase goes to farIf your child has a major meltdown every time you leave her sight, and it continues for weeks, it could point to a bigger issue.metroparent.com
Southfield police seek missing 88-year-old man with dementia
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Police are searching for a missing 88-year-old man last seen at about 5 p.m. Saturday. According to authorities, Robert Brunsden left an assisted living facility in Southfield and was last seen near the intersection of Franklin and 11 Mile roads. Police said Brunsden is very hard of hearing and has dementia. He was last seen wearing a beige jacket, jeans and dark shoes. Anyone who has information on Brunsden's whereabouts is asked to call the Southfield Police Department at 248-796-5500.
Hearing on Aretha Franklin's estate, handwritten wills set for Tuesday
DETROIT - A judge is expected to consider a request for a handwriting expert to examine wills discovered in couch cushions after Aretha Franklin's death. A hearing is scheduled Tuesday in Oakland County Probate Court, north of Detroit. A handwritten 2014 document shows Franklin apparently wanted her son, Kecalf Franklin, to serve as the representative of her estate, which might be worth millions. But lawyers for Franklin's estate have said "there is no basis" to believe Kecalf Franklin has those skills. Local 4 will be at the hearing and will update this story.
Aretha Franklin's $1.2 million Bloomfield Hills home hits market
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - If you're in the market for a new home and want to live like a queen, one of Aretha Franklin's homes inside a gated community in Bloomfield Hills just went on the market. The first thing you'll notice about the six-bedroom, 5 1/2-bathroom home is the red piano from Franklin's Detroit home. Down the hall is Franklin's bedroom, where she spent many nights when she wasn't on the road. Franklin's bedroom is complete with his and hers closets and an attached master bathroom finished with marble floors and a queen's throne. The home was not Franklin's primary residence, and she hadn't lived there in more than 20 years.
Aretha Franklin tribute show to benefit music students and cancer research
click to enlarge JStone / ShutterstockThe Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre is hosting a tribute concert to mark the one-year anniversary of the Queen of Souls death. The Aug. 16 show will celebrate the life, legacy, and career of Aretha Franklin, and will focus on classical, R&B, and gospel the musical genres Franklin performed. There will also be performances by the Aretha Tribute Choir, a combined orchestra from the Detroit Public Schools Community District, and Arethas touring band and backup singers. A portion of the proceeds will fund the Aretha Franklin Endowed Scholarship and the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation, a nonprofit that works to find cures for carcinoid cancer, pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer, and other related cancers. For more information, visit: www.ClassicalGoesToChurch.comGet our top picks for the best events in Detroit every Thursday morning.metrotimes.com