Safety


Michigan Sen. Rosemary Bayer, D-Beverly Hills, speaks about a mass shooting at Oxford High School, which is in her district, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
Today, Michigan Republicans Blocked Gun Safety Bills

A mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 21 people, including 19 pre-teen children, conjured painful memories in Michigan

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Not Just Lead: Why Water Quality Questions Continue in Benton Harbor

As Benton Harbor water cleanup continues, activists want more assurance that tap water is safe to drink through filters. State officials say it is.

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Trial of Four Men Accused of Plotting to Kidnap Gov. Whitmer

Friday marks the 15th day of the trial of four men accused of plotting to kidnap the Michigan governor. If you haven’t been paying attention to this historic domestic terrorism case—here are five things you need to know

Why Are Schools Open? This Michigan Custodian and His Colleagues Have Taken Fewer Days off to Make It Happen.

It was an unspoken rule that you couldn’t take time off unless you needed to and had coverage. But that’s what was needed to reopen Michigan schools.

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‘A Sad Night for Democracy’: What Michiganders Need to Know About Russia’s Attack on Ukraine

“If we don’t answer this challenge, everybody like Putin... is going to take that as carte blanche to do what they would like,” said one Michigan professor.

Meet the Oxford Senator Who’s Pushing for Better Gun Safety Laws

Popular gun safety bills have yet to get time in the Republican-controlled Michigan legislature. But Sen. Rosemary Bayer from Oxford has secured a hearing.

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Gun Makers Have Been Accused of Marketing to Gangs. Michigan’s Attorney General Wants to Hold Them Accountable.

Gun companies have stated that they’re exempt from accountability laws that apply to other industries. Michigan’s Attorney General is challenging that.