Stories tagged: "crime"


Aiden Watson, who was injured at Oxford High School, attends a vigil with his mother at LakePoint Community Church in Oxford, Mich., Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Authorities say a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at Oxford High School, killing three students and wounding several others, including a teacher. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Oxford HS Shooting Could Affect How Future Gun Violence is Punished

From charges against the parents of the shooter to future gun measures, here is how the Oxford High School shooting last month is changing how we view who is responsible for school shootings. 

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From Odd Crimes to Haunted Houses: 11 Michigan Fun Facts You Won’t Forget

Did you know that Michigan was once in Central Time, or that its capital city had an inauspicious founding?

Michigan's Legendary Mobsters and Gangsters
6 Legendary Gangs and Mobs Forever Tied to Michigan

Al Capone. The Purple Gang. These are some of the six gangs and mobsters all Michiganders should know.

The then-Chief of Detroit Police James Craig speaks with the press about the protests taking place in Detroit, Michigan, June 3,2020 - The Chief of Detroit Police James Craig later ended the curfew after protesters called for an end to the curfew.
Report Shows Craig Campaign May Have Used Taxpayer Money Illegally

James Craig’s campaign has focused heavily on reducing crime, but new reports show he may already have illegally used taxpayer funds.

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Michigan Wants to Use COVID Funds To Get Guns Off the Street

Michigan wants to use COVID relief funds to train police officers as well as to get illegal guns off the street.

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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."

In this Feb. 11, 2020, file photo, Silkie Carlo, left, demonstrates in front of a mobile police facial recognition facility outside a shopping centre in London. A Black man who says he was unjustly arrested because facial recognition technology mistakenly identified him as a suspected shoplifter is calling for a public apology from Detroit police. And for the department to abandon its use of the controversial technology. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan, File)
Facial Recognition Got a Detroit Man Falsely Arrested. Now He Wants the Cops to Abandon It.

Robert Williams’ “shocking” arrest in front of his wife and young daughters came after software flagged his photo as a likely match to a shoplifting suspect. Now he’s calling for a public apology — and an end to the controversial practice.