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Con artists targeting pre-paid credit card merchants

file0001962305054Several northern Michigan merchants are reporting a scam targeting pre-paid credit cards.
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Kildee introduces legislation to reduce urban violence

Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint)

Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint)

Last week, the City of Flint was ranked as the second most dangerous city in America by the FBI, second only to Oakland, California.

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.
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MI Supreme Court agrees to hear juvenile lifer cases

jail2 11-08-13The 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. Read more

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Task force rolls out strategy to fight human trafficking

jailA state task force says a new approach is needed to address human trafficking in Michigan – especially not treating victims as criminals. Read more

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