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Grand Rapids police set guidelines for interaction with immigrants

The Grand Rapids Police Department announced Friday its new policy for interacting with non-citizens, which will forbid the department from, among other things, asking...

State says Flint didn’t report data on drinking water

Environmental officials found that the city of Flint failed to report data on lead in drinking water to the state in accordance with the...

Southwest Michigan priest arrested, charged with false imprisonment

Special agents from the state Attorney General’s office arrested a priest in Southwest Michigan Thursday, charging him with false imprisonment of a teenage boy...

State suspends Walled Lake marijuana license

The state’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) suspended its first marijuana-related business license last Friday, citing unreliable testing and reporting at an Oakland County laboratory. According...

House Dems announce clean air legislation

As the Michigan Legislature prepares to return to work full-time after its summer recess, House Democrats announced Wednesday a package of bills aimed at...

Whitmer creates opiods task force

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2019-18 creating the Michigan Opioids Task Force with Michigan Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun as chair. The opioid...

Wayne County Sheriff Napoleon endorses Cory Booker for president

Wayne County Sheriff and former Detroit mayoral candidate Benny Napoleon endorsed on Wednesday U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) for the Democratic presidential nomination. In a...

42K Michiganders impacted by Trump admin. abortion ‘gag rule’

As expected, Planned Parenthood announced this week that it was pulling out of Title X, a federal family planning program. The President Donald Trump...

U.S. Steel lays off roughly 50 in Ecorse, plans more cuts

The manufacturer U.S. Steel has laid off almost 50 employees at its Great Lakes Works Facility in Ecorse, according to a letter they sent...

SOS seeks college students for voting panel

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson this week said she's forming a Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force and is seeking 20 to 25 members. The panel...

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