Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain discusses politics with Lavora Barnes, chair, Michigan Democratic Party, Rocky Raczkowski, chair, Oakland County Republican Party, David Dulio, Director of Oakland University Center for Civic Engagement, and Matt Grossmann, Director, MSU’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research appear to talk about a blockbuster political year in Michigan and the road ahead.
Oakland County Woman Wins $3 Million Lottery Prize After Checking Spam FolderAn Oakland County woman decided to check her spam folder in her email account, and to her surprise, she found an email saying that she had won a $3 million Michigan Lottery Mega Millions prize.
Michigan EMS Agencies Seek $20M In State Funding To Address Staff ShortageEmergency medical service agencies across Michigan are asking the state for funds amid a staffing shortage crisis.
Poison Control Warns Parents of Toxic Chemical In At-Home COVID Tests, Keep Away From ChildrenPoison Control alerting parents of toxic chemical in at-home COVID tests, says keep away from children and pets and throw away as soon as it’s used.
Michigan Deaths Topped Births In 2020Deaths exceeded births in Michigan in 2020, a rare result influenced by COVID-19, statistics show.
Warren City Council Approves Redevelopment Of Old GM PlantRedevelopment of the plant on Mound Road, which shut down in 2019, is expected to cost $180 million.
DWSD Working To Repair Dozens Of Water Main BreaksThe City of Detroit Water and Sewerage department is dispatching 11 crews around the clock to repair water main breaks.
First Forecast Weather January 26, 2022 (Tonight)Wind chills drop below zero again tonight. Chief Meteorologist Karen Carter tells us about the brief warm up headed our way.
Detroit Police Seek Assistance Identifying Suspects In Aggravated Assault InvestigationThe Detroit Police Department is seeking tips from the public to help identify suspects wanted in connection to an aggravated assault in Detroit.
First Forecast Weather January 26, 2022 (Today)Bundle up! Bitterly cold temps today! Chief Meteorologist Karen Carter tells us what else we'll need today in addition to a well-insulated coat.
Salvation Army Asking For Donations To Help Reach Red Kettle Campaign Goal By January 31The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Christmas Campaign, which runs until Sunday, Jan. 31. With just days left in the fundraiser, The Salvation Army is significantly behind its $8.3 million goal. The organization asking for more people to donate so they can continue helping those in need.
Michigan High Schools Selling 'Oxford Strong' T-Shirts To Help CommunitySchools around Michigan are coming together to help students and staff impacted by the Oxford High School shooting.
GM Announces Plans To Spend $7B On EV, Battery Plants In MichiganGeneral Motors is making the largest investment in company history in its home state of Michigan, announcing plans to spend nearly $7 billion to convert a factory to make electric pickup trucks and to build a new battery cell plant.
Meijer Offering Free N95 Masks To Customers At StoresMeijer announced it will be providing three free N95 masks to customers who enter its stores. The company said it has about 3 million masks to give away.
Wayne County Partnering With CDC To Hold COVID-19 Testing Site In DearbornWayne County is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the city of Dearborn to hold a COVID-19 testing site this week.
Sapphire Tenants: Heat and Hot Water Out For Two Weeks, Management Working On HVAC SystemComplaints about no heat and hot water at the Sapphire Apartments are continuing to mount following a story CW50 brought to you last Thursday.
First Forecast Weather January 25, 2022 (Tonight)Clouds decrease overnight as temperatures drop into the single digits. Chief Meteorologist Karen Carter explains how cold it will feel and if we can expect more of the same tomorrow.
Detroit Police Seek Tips In Non-Fatal Gas Station StabbingThe Detroit Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a suspect connected to a non-fatal stabbing at a gas station.
First Forecast Weather January 25, 2022 (Today)Arctic air takes hold in southeast Michigan. Chief Meteorologist Karen Carter tells us what else we can expect with the chilly temps.
Michigan Reports 39,372 New COVID-19 Cases, 36 DeathsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced new coronavirus cases and additional deaths in the state. Here's everything to know.
Sparrow Hospital In Lansing Becomes 6th Hospital In Michigan To Secure Federal Medical TeamA federal medical team has been secured for Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, making it the sixth hospital in Michigan to receive staffing assistance.
Lawsuit Filed Against University Of Michigan Days After $490M Settlement Of Sexual Abuse ClaimsDays after the University of Michigan settled a $490 million sexual abuse lawsuit in connection with the late Dr. Robert Anderson, another lawsuit was filed against the university.
Detroit Family Seeking Justice 1 Year After 21-Year-Old Man Shot, KilledThe family of 21-year-old Devin George is seeking justice one year after he was shot and killed in Detroit.
Cousin Of Missing Teen Charged With Lying To OfficersThe 21-year-old is accused of one count of lying to a peace officer in a violent crime investigation, a four-year felony and one count of lying to a peace officer during a felony investigation, a two-year prison sentence.
Body Found In Red Cedar River Identified As Brendan Santo, MSU Police SayA body found Friday in the Red Cedar River has been confirmed as that of 18-year-old Brendan Santo, who vanished on Oct. 29 while visiting the Michigan State University campus, police said.