Michigan News

State Trooper involved in shooting in Marquette County

On 9/21/23 at approximately 7pm, troopers from the Michigan State Police, Eighth District Hometown Security Team, were involved in a shooting with a male suspect wanted on a felony warrant. Troopers were attempting to arrest the suspect during a traffic stop on US-41 in Marquette County when the shooting occurred. […]

Whitmer praised for role in paper mill expansion

ESCANABA — Governor Gretchen Whitmer was at the Upper Peninsula State Fair on Thursday to talk about her administration’s accomplishments and goals during the annual Lunch With the Governor event, hosted by the Delta County Chamber of Commerce. Whitmer discussed a number of items in the education, housing, and economic […]

What Michigan law says about the eviction process

As evictions go up and now that major COVID-19 pandemic housing protections have ended, renters should know what Michigan law spells out for both landlords and tenants. Eviction is the process that allows a landlord to legally remove a renter from their property. It’s illegal for a landlord to force […]

Man arrested for child sex crimes during police sting

MARQUETTE COUNTY, MICH. During an investigation regarding child sexual predators in the Upper Peninsula, troopers with the Michigan State Police Eighth District Hometown Security Team had contact on 6/4/23 with a suspect from Houghton County, MI. During the investigation, a trooper with the team was posing as a minor and […]

Gov. Whitmer Signs Bill to Curb Binge Drinking at College Sporting Events

LANSING, Mich. – Yesterday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed bipartisan legislation allowing alcohol to be sold at college sporting events. She also signed legislation making liquor-to-go permanent which will generate revenue for small businesses.   “The bipartisan bills I am signing today are about fairness, safety, and revenue,” said Governor Whitmer. “Michigan State University and the University of Michigan are two of three Big Ten schools prohibited by law from selling alcohol. Authorizing the legal […]