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Top 10 Biggest News Stories from 2012


We ran the numbers. Now, here's a look back at the Top 10 biggest web stories of 2012 from WLNS.

10. Missing Man Died From Heart Attack- The search for a Jackson man who went missing ends with a heart attack. 62-year-old Charles Gehringer of Holt was found at the Tompkins Township nature area where he had been walking his two dogs.

9. One Injured In Highway Shooting- One man was struck by a bullet in connection with a string of serial shootings that happened along the I-96 corridor.

8. The Right To Work Debate: Live Blog- A string of updates provided by WLNS on the Right to Work protests.

7. Husband Kills Wife in Murder-Attempted Suicide- A 55-year-old woman dies and her 61-year-old husband was injured in a murder-attempted suicide.

6. Amtrak Train Derails Near Jackson- A Chicago-bound Amtrak Train collided with a semi-truck and near Jackson in Leoni Township. There were about 70 passengers and 5 crew members on the train. 

5. Chaos At The Capitol- Protestors tore down a tent at the Right to Work put up by supporters.

4. Missing Olivet Man Found Dead- A 37-year-old man from Charlotte who went missing from Olivet was been found dead. Police say the death was not suspicious.

3. Dead Woman Found Inside Car Near Dansville- Someone who happened to drive by the damaged vehicle reported they found it covered by some kind of blanket or tarp, with the body of a woman inside.

2. 3 People Dead After Crash on US-127- Three people died after a van ended up on its side and a truck ended up in the ditch.

1. Woman Faces Charges In "Mummified Boyfriend" Case- A woman who kept the mummified remains of her boyfriend in her home for more than a year now faced criminal charges.

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