Safety


This local politician grew up during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. 
(Photo courtesy Kyra Bolden)
Coming of Age During 9/11: Southfield Representative Recalls When the Terrorist Attacks Changed Her Life

Kyra Bolden was a child when 9/11 changed the world before her eyes. Here’s how it shaped her journey as a public servant.

In order to execute a safe, legal, and super fun celebration this holiday weekend, read up on state guidelines and safety tips from the experts. After that — grab the fam and get out there! (Photo by Allan Chatto via Flickr)
Your Guide to Shooting off Fireworks Safely and Legally in Michigan This Fourth of July

With traditional fireworks shows canceled, Michiganders will be setting off their own displays. Here are the rules and laws you need to know.

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What Veterans Are Saying About Trump and the Russian Bounties: ‘I Don’t Think He Cares About Troops at All’

Trump's relationship with the nation's military community has been frequently strained. But just four months before the November election, reports that he either ignored, or was unaware of, a Russian plot to kill U.S. troops could intensify the tension and create new political risks.

A demonstrator carries a sign reading: "Robert Fuller 4Ever" during an All Black Lives Matter march organized by black members of the LGBTQ community, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Sunday, June 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
4 Black Men Were Found Hanged in 3 Weeks. What Is Happening?

“For African-Americans in America, hanging from a tree is a lynching. Why was this cavalierly dismissed as a suicide and not investigated as a murder?''

Photo courtesy of Gov. Whitmer's office
Gov. Whitmer Demands Answers From Midland Flooding

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer toured the devastation calling for answers on the broken dams that left more than 11,000 Michiganders displaced during a pandemic.

Members of National Guard & volunteers prepare bags of food to residents near a one-mile radius containment area set up to halt spread of COVID-19 in New York. Image via Shutterstock
Trump Ends National Guard Deployment Day Before Servicemembers Would Be Eligible for Benefits

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson called it “curious” that the extension runs only 24 days and ends in the middle of the week.

In this April 15, 2020 photo, protesters carry guns outside the Capitol Building in Lansing, Mich. Attorney General Dana Nessel said Friday, May 8, 2020, that a commission overseeing the state Capitol can legally ban guns from the building, contradicting panel leaders' contention that only the Legislature can do so. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
‘Judgment Day’ In Lansing Is Here — And Authorities Are Prepared to Make Arrests

The Judgment Day protests are underway, but Michigan authorities are clear that they won’t tolerate more death threats or defiance of social distancing.