Top News: Police Dog Unit Captures Man Fleeing From Police

Each week, right here on, we’ll take a look back at 9 or 10 of the top headlines of the week. Here’s what happened this week.

1. MSP Arrests Driver After 18-Minute Car Chase in Wexford County

The driver did not stop for troopers, who followed his car. After a car chase, the man attempted to run on foot, but he was apprehended by a Michigan State Police K9 unit. Read more

2. Group of Traverse City Nurses, Doctors Claim $1M Powerball Prize

A 78-member lottery club made up of nurses and doctors at Munson in Traverse City won a $1 million prize after guessing the right numbers on the Powerball in November. The club is called Heroes to Zeroooos. Read more

3. Man Wins $4 Million Off Lottery Ticket Purchased In Gaylord

And we had another lottery winner in Northern Michigan! An Alpena County man is looking to buy a lake house after winning $4 million off a lottery ticket purchased at DerMiner’s Parkside Market in Gaylord. Read more

4. Parents of New Year’s Twins Call on the Community for Thoughts and Prayers

The New Year’s twins born months premature Sunday at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City have taken a turn for the worse. Read more

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5. Firefighters Detail Their Daring Water Rescue of Snowmobiler

On Dec. 23, Norman Township firefighters got a call about a snowmobiler going through the ice on Healy Lake. What happened next was like something out of a movie. Read more

6. Suspect Arrested In Head-On Crash That Killed Newberry Woman

State troopers say the suspect, Eric Edwards from Newberry, was arrested on Dec. 29. He’s charged with Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death. Edwards was released on bond with an alcohol monitor tether. He’s due back in court on Jan. 12. Read more

7. Family of Cold Case Hit-and-Run Victim Pleads for Driver to Come Forward

The family of a victim who died in a 31-year-old hit-and-run case and the Midland County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the driver to come forward and answer questions about the case. Read more

8. Eggs Prices Have Shot Up, and the Reason May Surprise You

If you’re thinking about making some scrambled eggs or baking a treat, your wallet may have you thinking twice. That’s because the price of eggs has shot up dramatically. Read more

9. B-52 Crashed in Lake Michigan in 1971 — One Minute Shy of Causing a Devastating Nuclear Meltdown

Fifty-two years ago on Jan. 7, a B-52 bomber and its crew of nine plunged into the frigid depths of Lake Michigan, killing all aboard. Witnesses described seeing a massive fireball around 6:30 p.m., descending like a setting sun in the dark January sky. Read more

10. Lawmakers React As Sen. Stabenow Decides Not to Run Again

On Thursday, Senator Debbie Stabenow released a statement that she will not seek re-election next year. Read more