Whitmer Orders Urgent Response To Lead CrisisGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Oct. 14, ordered a “whole-of-government” response to elevated levels of lead in Benton Harbor's water and vowed to accelerate the replacement of the southwestern Michigan' community's lead pipes.
Suspect Arrested In Abduction, Sexual Assault Of 9-Year-Old Farmington Hills GirlA suspect has been arrested on Thursday, Oct. 14, following the abduction and sexual assault of a 9-year-old girl from Farmington Hills.
4 Years In Prison For Man Whose Son Took Explosive To SchoolA man whose son accidentally detonated a homemade explosive at a school in western Michigan was sentenced on Wednesday, Oct. 13, to four years in prison.
Ex-Music Professor Expected To Plead Guilty To Sex ChargesA former University of Michigan violin professor is expected to plead guilty to charges that he transported a female minor across state lines for sex, according to federal court records.
2nd Driver Killed By Air Bag Inflator From Tennessee's ARCA second person has been killed by an exploding air bag inflator made by a Tennessee company that has been under investigation by a federal agency for more than six years without any resolution.
Ex-Michigan Rep. Dale Kildee Dies; Was In Congress 36 YearsFormer Michigan Rep. Dale Kildee, who represented his hometown of Flint and the surrounding area in Congress for 36 years, died Wednesday. He was 92.
U.S. To Reopen Land Borders For Fully Vaccinated TravelersMichiganders could soon see more Canadian tourists as border restrictions ease up.
Bottled Water, Other Resources Available For Benton Harbor Residents Amid Water CrisisIn Benton Harbor, free water bottles are being given out to residents while work is being done to reduce lead exposure in the city’s water.
Free Produce Pickup Starts Oct. 14 At All Focus: HOPE LocationsFocus: HOPE will be distributing free produce boxes starting tomorrow, Oct. 14.
GM Extends Chevy Bolt Production HaltGeneral Motors is extending its production halt on the Chevy Bolt by an additional two weeks.
New Laws in Detroit Aimed to Stop Predatory TowingDetroit City Council unanimously passed new laws to stop tow truck companies from strong arming vehicle owners.
New Partnership Between WCCCD, Detroit Police Department Offers New Career Opportunities For High SchoolersA new dual enrollment partnership between Wayne County Community College District and the Detroit Police Department will create three new routes for high school students to jumpstart a career in law enforcement, and to achieve a range of advanced degrees and certificates. The program and a new training center were announced today, Wednesday, October 13, by Detroit Police Chief James E. White and WCCCD Chancellor Dr. Curtis L. Ivery.
Large African Cat Escapes Owner, Prowls Royal OakA large cat native to Africa is on the loose in a suburb north of Detroit after escaping from its owner.
4 Charged In Death Of Man At Detroit-Area Mall In 2014Four people were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter, nearly eight years after the death of a Black man who was pinned to the floor by security guards at a Detroit-area shopping mall.
US Regulators Seek Answers From Tesla Over Lack Of RecallU.S. safety investigators want to know why Tesla didn't file recall documents when it updated Autopilot software to better identify parked emergency vehicles, escalating a simmering clash between the automaker and regulators.