Thursday, August 23, 2012

Sheriff Federspiel continues to back off outsourcing proposal

Now he says that he doesn't know if his own proposal will work.

Saginaw Art Museum likely to move out of historic mansion

The Saginaw Art Museum's leaders are facing a difficult reality... the museum can’t afford to stay in its building.

Saginaw man's attempted murder conviction vacated

The Michigan Court of Appeals vacated Terrence J. Sheppard's attempted murder conviction, but he still will spend a minimum 10 years in prison for four counts of first-degree home invasion and seven other felonies.

Read more at MLive

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Update: Opposition to police outsourcing fizzles

Organizers fear that Campaign's low turnout may signal declining momentum in fight against outsourcing Saginaw police to sheriff.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Citizens oppose Saginaw police outsourcing to sheriff

A group of citizens plan to start a door-to-door campaign today in their fight against a proposal outsourcing the Saginaw Police Department’s services to the Saginaw County Sheriff’s Department.

Organizers are family members of police union members.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Sheriff Federspiel backs off proposal to police city

Saginaw County Sheriff 
William Federspiel
"It is not my intention to police the city under contract even though I have presented the numbers"

"I'm not going to get in the middle of any labor strife, I'm not a union buster."

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.