Crime


Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
Michigan Is Investigating People Who Spread Lies About the 2020 Election. Here’s What That Means.

Attorney General Dana Nessel is leading the bipartisan effort to hold those who lied about the 2020 election accountable, and investigating how they profited from tricking Michiganders.

An "Out Of Service" bag covers a gas pump as cars continue line up for the chance to fill their gas tanks at a Circle K near uptown Charlotte, North Carolina on May 11, 2021 following a ransomware attack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline. - Fears the shutdown of a major fuel pipeline would cause a gasoline shortage led to some panic buying and prompted US regulators on Tuesday to temporarily suspend clean fuel requirements in three eastern states and the nation's capital.
Rising Cybersecurity Threats Are Targeting Michiganders. Here’s What’s Being Done About It.

The state government’s computer systems are attacked 90 million times a day. Rep. Elissa Slotkin says it’s time to get serious on cybersecurity.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 17:  Gov. Rick Snyder, (R-MI), listens to members comments during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, about the Flint, Michigan water crisis, on Capitol Hill March 17, 2016 in Washington, DC. The committee is examining how lead ended up in the public drinking water in Flint, Michigan.
Disgraced Former Gov. Snyder to Finally Face Flint Water Crisis Charges

Almost seven years after the Flint water crisis shocked the world, the governor who caused it will finally face justice.

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Not Just COVID: Violent Deaths Are Also Up in 2020

Grand Rapids Chief of Police said that with the pandemic and the rise in political tensions, 2020 is "a year like no other."

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FBI Investigates Robocalls Targeting Michigan Voters

Voters in Michigan cities like Flint got voter suppression robocalls from unknown sources warning them to stay home on Election Day. The FBI is looking to find answers about those calls.

Mugshots of the 13 conspirators involved in the domestic terror plot against Gov. Whitmer.
DEVELOPING: Everything We Know About the Plot to Overthrow Michigan’s Government

From a boat painted black, they watched Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's vacation home at night, the FBI said. Here's what we know about Michigan's domestic terror plot.

Sec. of State Benson and Attorney General Nessel. Photos via the Associated Press.
Michigan’s New Intimidating Robocalls Are Part of a Long History of Racist Voter Suppression

Robocalls are spreading false information about mail-in voting ahead of the election. Here’s what Michigan’s leaders are doing to stop it.