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New: MSP rolls out website with use-of-force, traffic stop data

The Michigan State Police (MSP) Friday morning is rolling out new department accountability initiatives, including the creation of a citizen advisory council and a...

SOS, AG warn against taking Trump’s felonious advice to vote once...

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued a stark warning for people who attempt to vote more than...

Proud Boys attend James campaign event in northern Michigan

A handful of Proud Boys — the self-described “western chauvinists” who are classified a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) —...

State to provide more support for Detroit elections

Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey and Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced Wednesday morning a partnership "to ensure the integrity and accessibility" of...

SOS denies Russian ‘data breach’ of Michigan voter info

The personal information of 7.6 million Michigan voters was obtained and posted on a Russian hacker site in an apparent attempt to solicit money...

Coalition blasts Trump action in Detroit, calls for police chief to...

The Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability on Tuesday rejected the President Trump administration’s Operation Legend initiative, called for the Detroit Police Department to...

Voting rights legislation named for John Lewis stalled in Congress

Democrats ranging from presidential nominee Joe Biden to party officials in Georgia are pushing for Congress to restore a key element of the Voting...

Anti-police brutality group files federal suit against city of Detroit 

The anti-police brutality group Detroit Will Breathe Monday announced during a noon press conference held outside the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse that it has...

‘She was the entire right side of my body’: Detroit honors...

Omari Barksdale described Monday’s city of Detroit tribute to COVID-19 victims as “honorable” and “overwhelming.” ”It allows people to see the faces instead of just...

‘You just have to act’: 1000s outraged by police brutality rally...

WASHINGTON – On the 57th anniversary of the original March on Washington and in the throes of a pandemic, thousands of demonstrators on Friday...

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