Tolls are going up this month at the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.
Authorities are accusing a man of trying to smuggle 70 live turtles and tortoises into Canada through Detroit.
The government says it has seized more than $5 million since October at Michigan border entries, up 24 percent compared to the same period a year ago.
The Ambassador Bridge was temporarily closed,after a “suspicious package” was spotted on the Windsor side.
The Michigan Department of Transportation has recommended lifting a ban on trucking hazardous materials across the Ambassador Bridge that connects the U.S. and Canada.
This week on Michigan Matters, the all-star roundtable discusses Gov. Rick Snyder’s outlined budget to raise taxes to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads and the effort to build a second bridge from Detroit to Canada and tackle the tough question of our nation’s safety in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Operators of the Ambassador Bridge and Detroit/Windsor tunnel declined to discuss security measures, but say they’re closely following the bombings.
The long-awaited presidential permit from Washington D.C. to build a second bridge over the Detroit River has finally been granted.
Michigan is the butt of the joke when a credulous correspondent from the show asked Shabazz, a soccer mom, Tea Party member, and Canadian officials to explain why anyone would oppose a free bridge from Canada.
Officials say motorists traveling from Michigan to Canada Wednesday should prepare for long delays at the border because of disorder over name tags.