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Ohio’s GOP governor announces gun control bills after mass shooting

Legislation to stop gun violence doesn't appear to be going anywhere in Michigan — but there could be changes underfoot in neighboring Ohio. Gov. Mike...

10 Michigan mayors join more than 200 calling for gun control...

A bipartisan group of more than 200 mayors, led by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett, is calling on...

One Inman charge moves forward, judge raises questions on bribery case...

A federal judge in Grand Rapids Friday declined a motion to dismiss any of the three charges against indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg).  Chief...

Nessel joins AG group pushing for federal opioid changes

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a group of 38 other top prosecutors in requesting the federal government to ease a slate of...

All 7 Michigan House Dems urge McConnell to immediately hold vote...

All seven Democratic members of Michigan's U.S. House delegation signed onto a letter Wednesday telling U.S. Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to take...

Michigan Supreme Court debuts online mediation service

The Michigan Supreme Court this week announced MI-Resolve, a new, free online mediation service available in 17 counties that can help people avoid court...

Emily Durbin: Gun violence is preventable and it’s up to Michigan...

Americans have experienced so many mass shootings that we have a familiar ritual of how unspeakable tragedies are reported and how their impacts are...
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MSU ex-Dean Strampel sentenced to 1 year in jail

Former Michigan State University Dean William Strampel, convicted of abusing his position of authority to harass female students, was sentenced Wednesday to one year...
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Women push back against violence during Ferndale rally

Local community leaders rallied in Ferndale Tuesday night to speak out against what they called an attack on women’s rights.  Speakers at the demonstration organized...

Shri Thanedar settles business fraud suit

Shri Thanedar, who finished last in the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial primary, agreed on Friday to settle a lawsuit that alleged he committed fraud in...

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