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Students at Eisenhower Elementary School in Flint won two iPads and an Apple TV for their school after winning a statewide video contest aimed at reducing the dropout rate.
YouthQuest -- the after-school program that serves more than 2,000 students at 18 area schools -- has now expanded to include two Flint high schools.
Andy Younger is standing in the back of his pickup, an old Chevy 1500 he uses for heavy lifting when setting up for the big race.
Susan Burton, 55, and Brian Matthess, 53, both of Flint, marry one another after 14 years of dating on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at their home.
One of the city's most notorious arsonists has been taken off the street, and Fire Chief David Cox says the accused is just 11 years old.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in the recent killing of a 21-year-old Flint man.
For the second year, the Flint Public Art Project is hosting its Free City Art Festival, an event that looks to reimagine the city's possibilities through public art.
A motorcyclist is dead after crashing during a chase with police in Flint. The Lapeer man was hospitalized after the Thursday night crash, but died early Friday morning.
Two people were arrested after Flint Police found them fleeing from a vacant home shortly after 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. Police responded to a fireworks complaint on Kirk Avenue near Begole Street when the officers spotted four people jump out a back window of the vacant home, according to a police report.
The 38th running of the HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races is Saturday, with thousands of spectators converging on downtown Flint to run, walk or just take in the sights of one of the biggest road races in the country.
When 24 teenagers walk across the stage Friday, Aug. 22, as graduates of the Flint STRIVE Summer Youth Initiative, they'll have come a lot further than the dozen or so steps it will take to walk across the stage.
Graham Glasgow, a junior offensive lineman for the University of Michigan Wolverines, was sentenced to fines, probation and community service on drunk driving charges that stemmed from his arrest March 15. Glasgow apologized before Judge Joseph F. Burke of the 15th District Court, saying that he made a mistake and let a lot of people down.
State officials have laid out a timeline for the departure of Flint's emergency manager , but Darnell Earley says the City Council still must show "the capacity to govern" before that happens.
Standing on a platform in front of the Riverfront Residence Hall in downtown Flint Thursday night, Aug. 21, flanked by a life-sized statue unveiled in his honor, Crim announced a $1 million donation to the University of Michigan-Flint, and the Crim Fitness Foundation.
Menear, 57, is a 1975 Flint Central graduate and a 1979 graduate of Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business.
On Saturday, Aug. 23, rapper Slick Rick will perform at Z Club, located at 2525 S. Dort Highway.
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Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 02:38 am
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