"Some people wait until they get by and look back and gawk at us."
They always stand out in a crowd, even one as delirious as Black Friday at Market Place Mall.
It's been the case for about a decade, since lifetime friends Joy Lou Walker and Carol Young and their kids decided to mix shenanigans with shopping over the holidays.
"We like to shop," Joy Lou said, "and we like being together."
Washtenaw County is getting closer to ending chronic homelessness and homelessness among veterans in the greater Ann Arbor area. County officials have released a new progress report for the Zero:2016 initiative showing another nine homeless veterans in the county were
GARDNER, Mass. — Gardner police say one person was killed and another was taken to the hospital following an early-morning head-on crash in the city. Police say a passenger vehicle and a commercial vehicle collided head-on on Route 140 at about 4:20 a.m. Friday. The driver of the passenger vehicle died.
BROCKTON, Mass. — Brockton police are investigating a non-fatal shooting early on Thanksgiving Day. The Enterprise reports that the victim was found hiding near the MBTA Commuter Rail tracks with a gunshot wound to the left foot on Thursday morning. Police investigated after getting several calls from residents and an alert from the city's electronic gunfire detection system just after 4 a.m.
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. — Police say a body has been found in the Connecticut River, under a bridge connecting Holyoke to South Hadley. The body was located Friday beneath the Vietnam Memorial Bridge, which is part of Route 116. South Hadley Police on Friday night referred any questions about the matter to the District Attorney's office for the Northwestern District, which was already closed for the day.