4th of July
Local police say there was not a big increase in injuries this year, despite Michigan’s new fireworks law.
An 18-year-old Warren man has been arraigned in connection with shooting a 19-year-old man at the Stars and Stripes Festival over the weekend.
The owner of Sky High Fireworks says some metro Detroiters are spending $700 to put on their own fireworks show with the top-of-the-line package called The Godfather.
With the 4th of July holiday approaching, The Michigan Humane Society encourages pet owners to take the proper steps to keep their animals secure during festivities.
The 54th Annual Detroit Target Fireworks will light up the sky over the Detroit River with an impressive international display that includes 10,000 fireworks, making it one of the largest show of its kind. Attracting roughly a million spectators every year, these fireworks are a Detroit tradition. Each year’s event aims to top the year before, with new techniques, new fireworks and choreography set to music sure to bring out the oohs and ahs from kids and adults alike. Plan to arrive early for the best seats, or check out these, some of the best places to spot the show.
Several fireworks companies are suing over what they call Michigan’s excessive insurance requirements under a new state law.
Louder, more powerful fireworks will become legal in Michigan in plenty of time for the next Fourth of July through legislation signed Tuesday by Gov. Rick Snyder.
Some types of bottle rockets and Roman candles are among the fireworks that will now be legal to buy under new legislation passed in the state House and Senate.
Blogger Vicki Briganti has a lifetime of experience visiting Michigan State Parks and Metroparks. Where should you go this Fourth of July weekend? Find out which park best suits your favorite activities.
Two horses running out of control trampled children collecting candy and other onlookers along a Fourth of July parade route in a small Mississippi River town in eastern Iowa on Sunday.