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Leaders push for 1st responders’ safety amid COVID-19 crisis

Several Michigan officials are raising concerns about first responders’ safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. State Rep. Mike Mueller (R-Linden) has issued letters to county health...

Whitmer signs order protecting prisoners, allows some released early during COVID-19...

After the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) reported 77 cases of COVID-19 within correctional facilities as of Sunday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced an executive...

Whitmer task force lays out energy alternatives to Line 5 for...

After almost 10 months of research, presentations and meetings, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s U.P. Energy Task Force has released a draft of its recommendations for...

Michigan has almost 3K COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths

Sixty people have now died of COVID-19 in Michigan. There were 43 deaths on Wednesday. A statewide coronavirus hotline is open 7 days a week...

A Senate probe found Lucido sexually harassed women. Now he’s running...

State Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) says he will run for Macomb County prosecutor this fall. This announcement follows a state Senate sexual harassment...

What happens behind closed doors? Social isolation during COVID-19 endangers domestic...

People in Michigan and across the country are following health officials’ warnings and staying home to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, behind closed doors,...

Nessel charges Democratic Macomb Co. Prosecutor Eric Smith with embezzlement

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith, former County Treasurer and state Rep. Derek Miller (D-Warren) and two others have been charged with a number of...

From custody agreements to construction: What you need to know about...

As of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Michigan is under a stay at home order to stop the spread of COVID-19, the disease from a new...

AG dispatching special agents to stop price gouging

Special agents will now be helping Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel crack down on price gouging amid the outbreak of COVID-19, a disease caused...

COVID-19 scammers posing as health dept. employees

Scammers are spoofing phone numbers of Ionia County Health Department, the Michigan attorney general's office announced. Callers are posing as employees to gain people’s...

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