Officials confirm Mt Pleasant’s Broadway Theatre is clear of carbon monoxide today after a leak Wednesday night sent 18 people to local hospitals.
The Mt. Pleasant Fire Department said the leak was the result of a faulty furnace. Continue reading
A Central Michigan University student studying abroad in Paris is safe, and is staying for the rest of the semester following the terrorist attacks on the city.
The student, whose name is not being released, is studying fashion merchandising and design. After Friday’s attacks, she made contact with the director of the study abroad office at CMU, Diane Desalvo. Continue reading
Pendills Creek Fishery in Brimley recently underwent an Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection for the first time.
The inspection dug up 11 serious violations that needed to be addressed.
The risk of wildfires in northern lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula is extremely high heading into this weekend.
Recent high temperatures and continued dry conditions have prompted the Department of Natural Resources to raise the warning level to “extremely high.” Continue reading
Michigan, for the first time in its history, recorded zero hunting fatalities in Michigan, last year.
Governor Rick Snyder will present his budget proposal tomorrow, (Wed.) including plans to tackle a deficit. But he will also propose some new spending on public safety.
The holidays bring people together for family meals, warm fireplaces and tree lights, but police say all of those things can increase the risk of fires.
Michigan State Police said most home fires happen in the winter. U.S. Fire Administration data shows that in Michigan, most residential fires last year occurred in December and February. Continue reading
November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. Epilepsy is a group of related disorders characterized by a tendency for recurrent seizures. Around 1% of the population worldwide, or around 65 million people, have epilepsy.
Jeff Popovich sat down with Amanda Smith, a Central Michigan University senior who has epilepsy, to learn more about this neurological disorder. Continue reading
A one-day social media campaign is launching Friday urging Michigan drivers to “Put the Brakes on Fatalities.”
State health officials are reminding residents of the safety risks associated with body art modification. Continue reading
Bay County Health officials are working this summer to keep mercury out of the environment. Continue reading
Recent school shootings across the country have some local districts looking for ways to improve security. Continue reading
A symposium is scheduled next month aimed at establishing communication between oil pipeline companies and residents of northern Michigan communities that the pipes run through. Continue reading
With warmer temperatures around much of Michigan, the DNR is reminding ice fishers and snowmobilers that we’re quickly getting to the point where no ice is safe ice. Continue reading
County road commissioners meeting in Lansing Wednesday heard from a Pennsylvania transportation official on how Michigan can spend more money on its crumbling roads.
Governor Rick Snyder has approved a bill modifying school safety drill requirements.
While you’re watching out for ice this winter, consider looking for it in the contact list of your cell phone. A nationwide senior care agency, Visiting Angels, has launched a campaign called ICE a Cell Phone. Continue reading
Michigan schools would have to be more transparent about how they conduct emergency safety drills under a bill approved Wednesday in the state House.