Celebrate fall in Genesee County with corn mazes, pumpkin picking and Halloween light display
Here’s list of of events lined up for the remainder of the fall season:Lights on Grand BlvdA Halloween-themed light display is ready to light up the night sky in a portion of Grand Blanc. The free Lights on Grand Blvd beginning Wednesday, Oct. 6 on Grand Boulevard near its intersection with Grand Blanc Road, across from the city hall building. No traffic will be allowed southbound on Grand Boulevard or west on Grand Blanc Road on nights the display is operational. Those planning to attend are asked to enter on the south end of Grand Boulevard via Grand Blanc Road. To learn more about the event, visit here.mlive.com
Grand Blanc food truck festival kicks off Wednesday with diverse menu
GRAND BLANC, MI — A popular food truck festival in Genesee County begins this week with cuisine to try from a dozen different food trucks. The Grand Blanc food truck festival is set to take place from 6-9 p.m. each Wednesday throughout the month of August in downtown Grand Blanc on Grand Boulevard, occupying the Grand Chalet Shoppes and Physician’s Park, located at 218 Reid Road. Grand Blanc Farmers Market vendors will occupy the Grand Chalet Shoppes and festival attendees will have the chance to try food from 12 different food trucks. “I think it’s really important to bring it to the downtown and have some fun on a Wednesday,” Christina Irwin, assistant city manager for Grand Blanc, told MLive-The Flint Journal, noting the original location of the food truck festival was at Grand Blanc High School. The food truck festival was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.mlive.com
Chicago man charged with attempted murder after ramming Lake Station cop car in stolen Buick, charges say
As the officer responded near Grand Boulevard, the car sped off heading east. It jumped the curb and turned around in a parking lot, switching directions. During the chase, the car spun around and headed back east before slamming head-on into another police car, the affidavit alleges.chicagotribune.com
Police seek suspects in series of burglaries on Detroit’s east side
Police are looking for four men wanted in connection with a series of businesses broken into Jan. 6, 2020. DETROIT – Police are looking for four men wanted in connection with a series of burglaries and businesses broken into early Wednesday morning. According to authorities, between 2:50 a.m. and 3:30 a.m., several Detroit businesses were broken into. Police said a gas station near the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Mt. Police described the suspects as four Black men who were driving a white Dodge Charger with two black racing stripes on it.
Detroit police looking for missing 42-year-old man
DETROIT – Detroit police are seeking the public’s help in locating 42-year-old Steven Olson, who was last seen Sunday in the 400 block of Grand Boulevard, running south toward Jefferson. Police said Olson is described as between 5 feet 2 inches tall and 5 feet 6 inches tall, 140-165 pounds and black hair. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored baseball hat, brown jacket and jeans. Police said Olson “is in good physical condition but suffers from a mental health condition.”Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Department’s Seventh Precinct investigative unit at 313-596-5740 or Crime Stoppers at 800-Speak Up. View more: Missing in Michigan
Police: Woman, man shot while sitting in car on Detroits west side
DETROIT A woman and a man were sitting in a car Tuesday on Detroits west side when someone walked up and started shooting at them, police said. The shooting happened around 1 p.m. Tuesday on West Grand Boulevard near the Motown Museum, according to authorities. Multiple shots were fired into the vehicle.The 22-year-old woman and 28-year-old man were sitting outside a seniors center on West Grand Boulevard near 14th Street when the gunman walked up and opened fire, officials said. Hayes said a targeted shooting cant be ruled out because its still early in the investigation. Detroit police said the gunman walked up to the drivers side of the vehicle and started shooting.
Woodward Avenue is closing for parade in Downtown Detroit
DETROIT – Woodward Avenue will be closed to vehicles between Grand Boulevard and Larned Street starting at noon Wednesday. The route will remain closed to traffic for America’s Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday in Detroit. It will reopen about 4 p.m. Thursday. The QLINE will remain in operation Wednesday, but it will be closed during the parade on Thursday.