According to the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force human trafficking is the third largest criminal enterprise in the world. This is right behind selling illegal guns and selling drugs. Continue reading
Rental properties in Saginaw can often be a breeding ground for crime. But a new alert system is trying to change that, by notifying landlords when the police or fire department is called to their properties. Continue reading
A well-known former prosecutor is behind bars, after being charged in a murder-for-hire plot in Traverse City.
Several northern Michigan merchants are reporting a scam targeting pre-paid credit cards.
The city’s representative in the U-S House, Congressman Dan Kildee (D-Flint), is not happy with that ranking. He has introduced legislation that aims to put criminals behind bars, and keep young people from turning to a life of crime.
The Michigan Supreme Court will decide whether more than 300 inmates sentenced to life without parole for murders committed while they were juveniles are entitled to parole hearings. That’s just one question the court will consider regarding the state’s juvenile lifer law. Continue reading
A state task force says a new approach is needed to address human trafficking in Michigan – especially not treating victims as criminals. Continue reading