Flint Mayor Dayne Walling is among 18 mayors who met with President Barack Obama to discuss strategies to reduce youth violence.
Gov. Rick Snyder signed a budget bill this month that includes money to develop and run the OK-2-SAY hotline, which would provide for anonymous reporting of threats and violence.
Members of a Detroit task force say young people are dying because they use violence as their go-to method for settling disputes.
He said the shirts — worn at vigils, funerals and demonstrations — fill about 85 percent of his orders today.
Michigan is rolling out new guidelines designed to help health providers better identify teens with high-risk behaviors.
Detroit is getting some crime-fighting help from the federal government.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s task force on children exposed to violence is holding its last public hearing this week in Detroit.
Attorney General Eric Holder is recognizing Detroit and five other cities for their progress in preventing youth violence.
Family members say the teenager was expelled from Pontiac schools a week ago due to behavioral problems.
The University of Michigan Health System says a physician has been removed from duty after the family of a 19-year-old man reported he was hit by the doctor while getting treatment for a gunshot wound.