This image provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources shows emergency personnel, aircraft and heavy equipment being used to suppress the wildfire near Grayling. (The Michigan Department of Natural Resources via AP)
Michigan Wildfire That Burned 3+ Square Miles Sparked by Campfire on Private Land

A Michigan wildfire that's burned more than 3 square miles amid hot, dry conditions was sparked by a campfire, the state Department of Natural Resources said Sunday.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs legislation to enact extreme risk protection orders in Michigan.
‘Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Enough’: New Gun Safety Laws to Curb Gun Violence in Michigan

Newly signed gun safety laws are designed to keep firearms away from Michiganders who may use them to harm themselves or others—and they could possibly prevent another mass shooting. 

Downed tree limbs remain on cars outside a business Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Morgantown, Pa. The National Weather Service says a tornado has been confirmed Tuesday in eastern Pennsylvania, where damage to some homes and businesses occurred, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
Surviving a Tornado in Michigan: Here’s What You Can Do to Stay Safe

Tornadoes are violent weather events that can appear suddenly and without warning, leaving a path of destruction, devastation, and even death in their path. Knowing what to do in the event of a twister could save your life.

Carl Austin Miller Grondin, a senior at Michigan State University, attends an End Gun Violence press conference on March 1, 2023 in Lansing. (Anna Gustafson/Michigan Advance)
Michigan Lawmakers Hear Emotional Pleas to Pass Gun Reform Bills

The legislation in both the House and the Senate would mandate universal background checks for all guns, require that gun owners safely store firearms that could be accessed by minors, and permit a court to order the temporary removal of firearms from someone who may be a danger to themselves or others. 

Students and community members gather outside of the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich., on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, for a protest calling for lawmakers to enact gun control legislation following a mass shooting on the Michigan State University campus on Feb. 13. (AP Photo/Joey Cappelletti)
‘It’s time’: Former GOP Congressmen Join Push for New Gun Reforms in Michigan

Two former Republican members of Congress have thrown their support behind the gun safety bills introduced by Senate Democrats that are moving through the state Legislature—and they’re encouraging their colleagues to do the same, or else risk more Michigan lives to senseless gun violence.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared an emergency, which makes state resources available.
Boil-Water Alert Could Last 2 Weeks in SE Michigan

A boil-water advisory could last up to two weeks for more than 130,000 people in southeastern Michigan as crews repair a water pipe break in St. Clair County.