FLINT (CCN) — The current vice president of Flint's local branch of the NAACP faces a possible protest when he takes to the air waves for his local weekly radio show on Saturday. A.C. Dumas came under fire after another local radio show twice revealed controversial anti-gay comments the organization's former president posted on Facebook this week. Flint Beat, MLive, The Flint Journal, NBC TV 25, WEYI TV 66 and various national wire services have now aired stories about the backlash Dumas has faced after callers to The Morning Gazette Radio Show exposed his Facebook comments. READ MORE
FLINT (CCN) — Former Detroit Red Wings goalie Greg Stefan is the interim head coach of the Ontario Hockey League's Flint Firebirds. Stefan, who played nine seasons for the Red Wings during an NHL career that included 299 regular season games, was serving as the franchise's goaltenders' coach when Ryan Oulahen resigned before Friday's game. The Firebirds are 0-6 this season and under control of the OHL after owner Rolf Nilsen was suspended five years and fined $250,000 when twice firing the team's first head coach early in his first season after buying the Plymouth Whalers and moving the franchise to Flint. READ MORE
DETROIT (CCN) — The Comerica Park concession stand employee who went viral spitting on pizza has been arrested. The 20-year-old man (Jaylon Kelly) was arranged Tuesday morning in a Detroit court room after being charged by the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office with a 90-day misdemeanor and a four-year felony related to food law violations.
Social media posts of a video captured by Kelly's former co-worker was viewed thousands of times on the internet. The individual who posted the video said he was fired for "taking too many bathroom breaks" during his shift and he wanted to expose Kelly. READ MORE
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