Manhunt called off; suspects still at large.

There are still no suspects in custody after Mason County officials went on a man hunt yesterday for two men who allegedly broke into a home off the 500 block of Hansen Road and shot the owners dog. Local residence where asked to stay indoors and keep their homes locked. Police provided home searches to local residence who felt uncomfortable returning home to the area.

The 8-year-old American Staffordshire terrier named Blu did not have to undergo surgery as it appears the bullet missed vital organs. The man hunt involving multiple police departments K-9 units and use of the MSP helicopter have not yet found the suspects but the all clear has been to local residence in the area. MCSO thanks local residence in their cooperation throughout this investigation.

Badger kicks off season tomorrow.

It's an event that Western Michigan has been anticipating for the last seven months.  Tomorrow is the first day of the new Lake Michigan Carferry's sailing season.  This year has something new. In response to the EPA and US Department of Justice an ash retention has been installed.  That means the SS Badger will no longer dump raw ash into Lake Michigan.  WMOM news will be on the scene tomorrow with live coverage from the dock.

Join WMOM tomorrow live @7am for complete coverage for its first sail of the season!


New Medical Facility in PM township

Mercy Health plans to build a new medical facility on the corner of Jebavy Road and US 10.  Terry Wahr the Pere Marquette township zoning administrator says that the initial site plan has been approved.  The property is currently owned by Chemical bank.  The next steps in the process are approval from the Mason County Road Commission and the Michigan Department of Transportation.  It is possible for other businesses to be developed on the site with multi-use development.  The medical office would initially bring six new doctors to Ludington


Ludington Big Boy sold for morning of April 30, 2015

WMOM news has learned that the Ludington Big Boy restaurant is being sold to its franchisor. The popular local meeting place is located at 5275 US 10, across the highway from the Ludington airport. The Big Boy has been owned by Connie Siklich-Green for almost 20 years, opening in the summer of 1995.  Our sources say it will become a “company owned” store as early as tomorrow.  A company executive confirmed that they are aware of the situation but will not issue a press releases to the media.  No other information can be confirmed.

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