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Supreme Court won’t hear case seeking to curb Whitmer’s emergency powers...

The Michigan Supreme Court on Thursday said it won’t hear the GOP-controlled state Legislature’s lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, which seeks to place limits...

Ingham Health Dept. declares racism public health crisis, BLM activist calls...

In a virtual call to action Wednesday night hosted by Black Lives Matter Lansing, which has so far been viewed by 30,000 people, Ingham...

Increased police training bill passes unanimously through Senate

A bill requiring all incoming law enforcement officers to complete training on implicit bias, de-escalation techniques and mental health screening passed unanimously through the...

Ingham Co. prosecutor will review EL police use of force incident,...

Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon will, if requested, review the use of force by East Lansing Officer Andy Stephenson in an incident in February...

Whitmer rolls out reforms to prevent police brutality

As large-scale protests against police brutality and racism continue in Michigan and beyond, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday announced a series of policy proposals...

Dems: Systemic racism is ‘government oppression’

State Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) took to the Senate floor Wednesday to speak out about government oppression, following the killing of George Floyd, a...

Poll: 57% say police brutality against Blacks is a ‘very serious...

New polling shows that a majority of Michigan voters — 57% — think that police brutality against African Americans is a "very serious problem." In...

Civil rights groups urge Congress to combat police brutality

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of civil rights organizations, including some based in Michigan, urged U.S. congressional leaders to quickly pass legislation to address police killings...

Legislature’s taxpayer-funded contract with GOP-connected firm in Whitmer suit raises transparency...

For months, Republican legislative leaders have slammed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, alleging a lack of transparency while she exercised emergency powers, even going so far...

Baldwin prison confirms 1st inmate COVID-19 death

North Lake Correctional Facility, the private, for-profit immigrant prison in rural Baldwin that has been plagued by hunger strikes and other controversies in the...

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