Criminal Justice

State agencies partner on returning citizen initiative

The Michigan Department of State (DOS) and the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) this week announced a joint initiative to help those released from...

Peters, Stabenow block ‘weak’ GOP police reform bill

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Democrats blocked a GOP police reform bill Wednesday because they said it fails to adequately respond to police brutality against...

Survivors say DeVos Title IX rules may have let MSU off...

Michigan survivor advocates joined U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) during a Monday roundtable to discuss the upcoming implementation of a new federal Title IX...

AG takes on Trump admin. for not opening Obamacare enrollment during...

The President Trump administration, which backs a lawsuit to kill the Affordable Care Act (ACA), refused to open up enrollment during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Slotkin challenger: ‘All lives matter,’ ‘race nonsense’ is fake

Updated with comment from Slotkin, 2:41 p.m., 6/23/20 One of the GOP challengers to U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly), Howell Republican Mike Detmer, said at...

Hemond: A lot is negotiable, but not your ‘basic rights as...

Adrian Hemond doesn’t want you to look away from this moment. And even as the CEO of a bipartisan political consulting firm, he’s not afraid...

Nessel calls for court-ordered emergency Line 5 shutdown

Updated with comment from Enbridge, 8:20 p.m., 6/22/20 Citing violations of Canadian oil company Enbridge’s longstanding agreement with Michigan, Attorney General Dana Nessel on Monday...

Ken Coleman: Moses Baldwin was a beacon of light in the...

Detroit has lost some impactful residents during 2020 and not all have been from COVID-19.  Moses Baldwin, a highly respected Detroit police officer, was one...

Detroit protesters step up call for probe of police during tribunal

About 300 people attended a public tribunal on a sweltering 90-degree Saturday evening at Hart Plaza in Detroit where organizers stepped up their call...

Terrence Martin: Lessons for my Black son

In some cultures, when a boy reaches the age of 13, his entire community comes together to acknowledge his coming of age in a...

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