Michigan Senate Approves Bill Reducing Penalty For Underage DrinkersThe state Senate has approved bills to lessen the penalty for underage drinking, making it a civil infraction instead of a criminal misdemeanor for the first offense.
Seven People Caught Drinking Underage When Police Respond To Break Up FightA group of young people are in trouble with the law after police caught them drinking alcohol while responding to a call about a fight in progress.
University Of Michigan Launches New Alcohol, Drug Policy: 'We're Telling Mom And Dad'The university's Public Safety Department also will partner more closely with the Ann Arbor Police Department to address violations in off-campus neighborhoods.
State Senator Seeks To Lighten Penalties For Underage DrinkingSen. Rich Jones is drafting a bill that would replace misdemeanor charge with a fine for first and second MIP offense.
U-M Fraternity Suspended After Pledge Taken To HospitalIt wasn't immediately clear whether hazing was involved.
Bill May Aid Underage Drinkers Seeking HelpSome underage drinkers who seek medical help would get amnesty from prosecution under a bill approved by the Michigan House.
Mich. Beer Keg Tag Law Takes EffectBuying a keg of beer now requires a little more paperwork. Starting Tuesday, beer kegs are required to be sold with tags that can identify who bought them.
Mich. Beer Kegs Will Require Tags Starting Nov. 1Police across the state are getting a new crime fighting tool to catch people who give minors alcohol.
Suggestions For Having 'The Talk' During Prom SeasonProm. The time of the year when teens hit the malls in search of the perfect dress or tuxedo. It is also that time when parents search for the perfect words to talk to their kids about sex, alcohol and unhealthy behaviors.
Alcohol Awareness Month Draws Attention To Underage DrinkingApril is Alcohol Awareness Month, and the Michigan Liquor Control Commission is encouraging community leaders to take this time to focus on the devastating consequences of underage drinking in their communities.
Michigan Keg Law Faces RepealMichigan's "Truth in Keggers" law is facing repeal before it is ever enforced.