VIGIL HELD FOR FLINT FATHER OF TWO KILLED AT APARTMENT
Pastor Robert McCathern wraps his arms around Lindsay Briscoe and her husband Alan Briscoe during a candlelight vigil for her brother Jarrett Kent on Friday, Aug. 14, READ MORE
CHURCH AIMS TO CURB VIOLENCE
There have been nearly a dozen murders since the end of July in Flint. To fight back, the city is hiring five new police officers.
Is that enough to curb a culture of violence? One north end pastor doesn't think so. READ MORE
CHURCH ACTS AS HUB FOR NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT
FLINT (WJRT) - (06/18/15) - A local church is acting as a hub for neighborhood improvement this summer, and those improvements aren't limited to the buildings in the area. READ MORE
BLIGHT, YOUTH EMPLOYMENT DISCUSSED DURING CONGRESSMAN DAN KILDEE VISIT TO FLINT
During a visit to Flint on Monday, Congressman Dan Kildee met with community leaders where cleaning up neighborhoods and youth employment were topics of discussion.READ MORE
TWO PASTORS FIRST TO HEAR TEEN’S CONFESSION
FLINT, MI (WNEM) -A teen admitted Thursday to killing his best friend on New Year's Day, telling police, pastors and community members it was an accident.
You may remember that this tragedy began early New Year's Day at a Flint home. Initial reports were an intruder shot 15-year-old Gianni Herron. But Thursday, the 16-year-old suspect made a public apology and explained his claim of what really happened.
TEEN CONNECTED TO NEW YEAR'S DAY SHOOTING AND FLINT PASTORS PLAN NEWS CONFERENCE ON VIOLENCE
FLINT, MI -- A Flint pastor is planning a 1 p.m. news conference with a Flint teen who allegedly shot and killed another teen on New Year's Day in hopes of drawing attention to how the community can help address violence in the city. READ MORE
FLINT YOUTHS TRAIN TO BECOME 'PEACE COACHES,' RESOLVE TO FIGHT WORSENING VIOLENCE
FLINT, Michigan — A group of youths met Tuesday to learn how to break up a fight without ending up in a brawl, how to defuse confrontation, how to cope with trauma — how to survive. READ MORE
FLINT, Michigan -- Pastor Robert McCathern of Joy Tabernacle Church gathered about 25 youths Tuesday afternoon and asked how many of them have had brothers or sisters killed in the city. READ MORE
FOX 66 – A CALL FOR HEALING ACROSS FLINT
On the heels of a very violent month in Flint, things appear to be calm now.But for Lindsay Briscoe, the grief is still raw.
"Numb, don't know what to do, just completely lost," said Briscoe.10 days ago her brother Jarett Kent was murdered.