Saturday, August 18, 2012

Justice Department joins Saginaw shooting probe

Civil rights investigators for the Justice Department on Friday opened a federal probe into the controversial shooting death of Milton Hall of Saginaw whose family says he had a history of mental illness.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Explosive video of Milton Hall shooting

Milton Hall had been arguing with officers in a parking lot next to a shuttered Chinese restaurant when he was shot, in full view of passing motorists and while he was holding some sort of knife.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Standard Electric expands

Standard Electric Co., a Michigan wholesale electrical distributor headquartered in Saginaw, has expanded its operations to include Wittock Supply Co. in Bay City.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Town Hall scheduled to address Milton Hall shooting

Milton Hall
The "Leadership Before and After Milton Hall" Town Hall meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Saginaw Valley Rehabilitation Center (SVRC) at 1000 Tuscola Street in Saginaw.

The event is being organized by the Delta Sigma Theta sorority.

Saginaw police outsourcing to save $4 million per year

A proposal is in the works that would eliminate Saginaw police  - and instead replace them with Sheriff's patrols.

A source close to the proposal said it will save almost $4 million per year, put 108 officers on the streets versus the current 86, and triple the number of detectives to 18.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Over 80 protest police outsourcing

Protesters gathered outside City Hall demanding that plans to outsource Saginaw City policing be scrapped.

Read more at WNEM