Republicans Avoid Michigan Vote in Courts – CBS Detroit

DETROIT (AP) – Businessman Perry Johnson filed suit on Friday to try to enter Michigan’s primary vote in August, the first of many likely legal challenges after five Republican gubernatorial candidates were barred because of too few valid signatures on the petition. Johnson asked the state Court of Appeals to step in and order the … Read more

AAA Offers ‘Tow To Go’ Show Over Memorial Day Weekend – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — As Michigan residents hit the road for Memorial Day, AAA is making sure the roads are safe by bringing back its free “Tow To Go” program for those who can drink a little too much. Tow to Go operates on most major holidays and offers free rides to drivers and their vehicles … Read more

Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Donation, 100 Children to Receive $15,000 – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan is kicking off a $1.5 million grant in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Michigan Education Trust (MET), Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday. One hundred children under 5 years of age will be selected to receive $15,000 of prepaid tuition. SEE MORE INFORMATION: AAA Offers ‘Tow To Go’ Program Over … Read more

2 teens charged after shots fired at Detroit cops – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Two 18-year-olds are indicted after shots were fired at two Detroit police officers who were trying to stop the vehicle they were traveling in last weekend. Prosecutors charged Deontay Keon Hestle Jr., of Detroit, with two counts of assault with intent to kill, one count of felon in possession of a firearm, … Read more

City of Dearborn Hosts Emergency Baby Formula Distribution Event – ​​CBS Detroit

The city of Dearborn, Michigan, hosted an emergency infant formula distribution event on Friday. The Dearborn Department of Public Health has teamed up with several local non-profits to ensure parents can get the vital source of food that has been in short supply for the past few weeks. SEE MORE INFORMATION: DOJ refuses for 3rd … Read more

DOJ refuses for 3rd time to bring charges against ex-FBI agents who botched the Nassar case – CBS Detroit

(CNN) — The Department of Justice will not press charges against two former FBI agents accused of mishandling the sexual abuse investigation of former U.S. gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, the third time prosecutors have reached that conclusion. CHARLOTTE, MI – FEBRUARY 05: Larry Nassar sits in court listening to statements before being convicted by Judge … Read more

Detroit man charged after threatening to kill Macomb County judge – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — A 75-year-old man from Detroit is charged after authorities say he threatened to kill a Macomb County judge. According to the Michigan Attorney General’s Department, Marion Williams Richardson is charged with one count of reporting a false threat of terrorism and one count of malicious use of a telecommunications service. SEE MORE … Read more

Garden City Police Search 2 Vehicles Involved in Shooting That Caused Fatal Accident – CBS Detroit

GARDEN CITY, Michigan (CBS DETROIT) — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two vehicles and their occupants in connection with a shooting that led to a fatal accident in Garden City. Police say they’re looking for a black or navy Jeep Cherokee with tinted windows and red brake calipers. They’re also looking … Read more

Michigan legislature presses for gas tax break – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan’s Republican and Democrat senators are pushing forward with bills that could stop the gas tax. The bills would pause 6% sales charges and use tax on gas purchases. The measures received bipartisan support. SEE MORE INFORMATION: Whitmer signs executive directive on abortion and reproductive health It would be from June 15th … Read more

Whitmer signs executive directive on abortion and reproductive health – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — The Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive instructing state departments and agencies not to cooperate with or assist authorities in an abortion investigation and should identify opportunities to increase protection of reproductive rights. The state has a 1931 law that prohibits abortion; however, a judge’s ruling temporarily suspended the law, blocking … Read more