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I Hope 'Your Car Explodes,' Michigan Rep Tells Fellow Lawmaker
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — According to text messages filed in court to support a request for a personal protection order, a Michigan lawmaker told another lawmaker that he hoped her “car explodes on th…

Sheriff: Handcuff Key Was Taped To The Foot Of A Michigan Lawmaker In Jail.
Michigan

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker accused of taping a handcuff key to his foot after being arrested for drunken driving. Authorities said the key was discovered when state Rep. Jewell Jones…

Parents Owe $30,441 To Son For Throwing Out His Porn Collection
Michigan

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A judge has ordered a western Michigan couple to pay their son $30,441 in restitution for disposing of his pornography collection. The decision was made this week by U.S.…

Pro-Trump Attorneys Abused The Court System, According To A Judge, With Their 'fantastical' 2020 Lawsuit.
Donald Trump

On Wednesday, a federal judge in Michigan sanctioned nine pro-Donald Trump attorneys, saying they abused the court system and spread conspiracy theories by filing a lawsuit seeking to overturn the s…

In The Michigan Governor Kidnapping Plot, A Man Is Sentenced To Six Years In Prison.
Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A man upset about state-ordered coronavirus restrictions was sentenced to just over six years in prison Wednesday for plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a…

A Michigan Man Is Facing Jail Time For Threatening Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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According to Attorney General Dana Nessel's office, a Michigan man is facing jail time for sending threatening messages to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Kevin Dawe, 31, of Clarkston, has been charged with…

Former Michigan Senator Carl Levin, The State's Longest-serving Senator, Has Passed Away.
Senate

DETROIT (AP) — Former Sen. Carl Levin, a powerful voice on military issues in Washington and a staunch supporter of the auto industry back home in Michigan during his record Senate tenure, has die…

After Lawmakers Spent $65,000 Of COVID-19 Aid On Bonuses, A Judge Intervenes.
COVID-19

Following public outrage over the use of the funds and a county prosecutor calling the payments illegal, a Michigan judge has ordered that $65,000 in bonuses paid to county commissioners and staff u…

A Man From Michigan Discovers 160 Bowling Balls Hidden Beneath His Back Stairs.
Michigan

When a Michigan man was tearing down his home's back landing, he discovered 160 bowling balls beneath the stairs. David Olson said he noticed a spherical object in the sand behind some cinder bloc…

Lin Wood And Sidney Powell, Two Of Trump's Attorneys, Could Face Criminal Charges In Michigan, According To A Judge.
Donald Trump

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge deliberating whether to impose sanctions on some of former President Donald Trump's lawyers spent hours Monday delving into the specifics of an unsuccessful lawsuit c…

For The 365th Time, A Man From Chicago Jumps Into Lake Michigan.
Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago bus driver seeking stress relief during the coronavirus pandemic jumped into Lake Michigan for the 365th time on Saturday. Dan O'Conor, a resident of the city's North Side,…

Can The United States Bridge The COVID Vaccine Gap?
Coronavirus

Unless otherwise noted, all photos are originals by Sarah Rice. DETROIT — Phil Talbert is standing in a strip mall parking lot, trying to stay warm on a cold April morning while promoting COVID-19…