Michigan News

Audit: MDOC Alternative Prison Program shows safety, reporting issues

A Department of Corrections alternative incarceration program for certain male prisoners and probationers was found to have issues regarding a lack of radio check-ins and a failure to keep program attendees within a secure perimeter, an audit released Thursday found. MDOC’s Special Alternative Incarceration (SAI) program operates as an alternative […]

Early voting starts in Michigan under new rules

LANSING, Mich (AP) — Early voting for the 2020 general election started in Michigan on Thursday under expanded voting rights that allow for any resident to request an absentee ballot. Amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, nearly 2.4 million residents already had requested absentee ballots, more than ever before, the […]

Police search statewide for missing elderly man

KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, SAGINAW COUNTY. On Thursday September 17, 2020, at approximately 9:50am, troopers from the Michigan State Police Tri-City Post were dispatched to a residence in Kochville Township to investigate a missing person. Karl Adam Marker an 87-year-old male, from Kochville Township, left his residence on this morning at approximately […]

Businesses Cited For Violating Whitmer’s Mask, Other Orders

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) issued COVID-19 “general duty” citations to 19 different businesses with serious violations for failing to uphold safety and health workplace guidelines, potentially putting workers in harm’s way. “The MIOSHA investigations determined that these employers were not taking precautions to protect employees and […]