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3 Michigan coronavirus deaths reported, all in metro Detroit

Three people in Michigan have died due to COVID-19.  The first death reported was a man in his 50s at a Beaumont Hospital in Wayne...

No arrests in quietest St. Patrick’s Day in East Lansing police...

In an unprecedented turn of events, East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) made no arrests on St. Patrick’s Day, according to Deputy Chief Steve Gonzalez. Last...

Garden City man charged with threatening state senator

Police have charged John Mailley, 59, with ethnic intimidation felonies after threatening state Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), the Lansing State Journal reported Tuesday. The...

Michigan almost had robust sick leave in 2018. Republicans killed it.

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Michigan continues to rise, thousands of Michiganders are being sent home from their jobs in an attempt...

Coronavirus cases climb to 45, casinos closing

In a press conference with other state officials Sunday evening, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that the total cases of COVID-19 has risen to 45...

Price gouging could cost you $500 during coronavirus outbreak, AG cracking...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Sunday to impose restrictions on price gouging in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Michigan that has...

State halts prison, juvenile justice facility visits indefinitely amid coronavirus outbreak

In-person visits at Michigan’s prisons were discontinued Friday until further notice — and as of Saturday, that new policy extends to juvenile correctional facilities and...

New bills ban shackling pregnant people in prison

Updated, 6:52 a.m., 3/17/20, with comments from the Department of Corrrections Under newly introduced legislation, an employee of a correctional facility would not be permitted...

Settlement reached in T-Mobile/Sprint merger

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and a coalition of attorneys general reached a settlement to end their legal challenge of a T-Mobile and Sprint...

Report: SE Michigan govts. commit ‘highway robbery’ against Detroit drivers

Attorney Geoffrey Leonard recalls meeting with two African-American Detroit clients who had been ticketed for running through an Allen Park stop sign, which was...

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