A 24-year-old Eastpointe woman is expected to be arraigned today in connection with the death of a baby whose body was found at a Roseville recycling center.
A 24-year-old Macomb county woman is expected to be arraigned Wednesday in connection with the the death of a baby whose body was found at a Roseville recycling center.
Police originally believed the baby may had come from Roscommon, Alpena or Midland counties. According to police, the woman now in custody gave birth on December 22 in a garage in the Detroit suburb of Eastpointe.
They said she kept the baby in the garage, with minimal care until it died about three days later. Continue reading
A northern Michigan charter school organizer will head to trial fraud charges in February.
State officials said most child abuse investigations in Michigan involve children between the ages of 7 and 12.
Officials in Clare County said they’re working to make investigations less stressful for abused children by working together.
Police, health care officials, and child advocacy officials are planning to sign a new child abuse investigation protocol Jan. 23. Continue reading
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the mother of a baby that was found dead in a recycling dumpster.
Slavery has been abolished, but state officials say for all practical purposes it is still around today in the form of human trafficking.
New laws take effect in Michigan next week to increase punishments for trafficking. Continue reading
Deer hunting season is wrapping up in much of the state, but one organization has another large mammal on its mind.
Officials with Michigan United Conservation Clubs said they are working on a resolution that would increase fines for elk poaching.
DNR officials say Michigan’s state elk population is around 900, that compares to millions of whitetail deer. Currently, elk poaching carries up to $2,500 in fines. Continue reading
Just in time for New Years resolution season, the state is offering motorists a way to erase outstanding traffic debts, while giving back to their communities.
Governor Snyder has until the end of the year to sign a bill making the drunk snowmobiling limit the same as it is when driving a car.
The 0.08 alcohol limit would apply to anyone driving a recreational vehicle. Things like snowmobiles, boats and ORVs.
Northern Michigan police said drunk driving isn’t just a problem on the road. They said drunk snowmobiling should also be taken seriously.
They said more than a decade ago state lawmakers changed the alcohol limit from 0.10 to 0.08 for people driving cars.
However, this law did not change the limit for anyone driving ORV’s, snowmobiles or boats. Continue reading