Category Archives: Crime

New trial granted for man convicted in 1996 Kalkaska killing

Jamie Pederson

Jamie Pederson

A Kalkaska man convicted of murder in 1998 has been granted a new trial, following a new DNA test that shows his DNA was not on the victim’s body.

Now, Jamie Peterson is waiting to see if prosecutors will re-try the case, or if they will drop it all together.
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Saginaw develops new alert system to keep landlords in the loop

Rental properties in Saginaw can often be a breeding ground for crime. But a new alert system is trying to change that, by notifying landlords when the police or fire department is called to their properties. Read more