Voting rights advocates report a smooth start to Election Day voting across the United States

Voting rights advocates report a smooth start to Election Day voting across the United States

CNN — Americans went to the polls Tuesday in an election that has state and local officials across the country on edge as they brace for potential trouble at the polls, contentious legal battles over ballots and misinformation about the vote itself. More than 45 million pre-election ballots were cast in 47 states, and officials … Read more

Abortion rights on the ballot in California, Kentucky, Michigan, Vermont

Abortion rights on the ballot in California, Kentucky, Michigan, Vermont

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton listens as she is introduced by Jodi Hicks, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California and co-chair of the Yes on Prop 1 campaign, during a Planned Parenthood clinic in San Francisco, California, Thursday, March 13. October 2022. Jane German | Digital First Media | East … Read more

Judge dismisses lawsuit alleging election violations in Detroit

Judge dismisses lawsuit alleging election violations in Detroit

A judge dismissed a lawsuit Monday that challenged voting by absentee ballot in Detroit, saying a Republican nominee for secretary of state failed to provide evidence of violations. “Prosecutors have raised a red flag of election law violations and corruption regarding Detroit’s procedures for the Nov. 8 election. This court’s ruling clears that flag,” Wayne … Read more

Kirk Herbstreit updates the top-six with an interesting team at No. 4

Kirk Herbstreit updates the top-six with an interesting team at No. 4

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit updated its top-six rankings after a crazy week 10. (Ranking below). Saturday included Georgia’s win over Tennessee, LSU’s 32-31 overtime win against Alabama and Notre Dame’s blowout victory over the Clemson Tigers. In Herbstreit’s top six, I don’t expect anyone to have questions about teams 1-3. But it’s on … Read more

Fake scammer pretending to be Eminem asking for donations from Metro Detroiters

Fake scammer pretending to be Eminem asking for donations from Metro Detroiters

DETROIT – The fake scammer pretends to be Eminem strikes Metro Detroiters for donations and now the scammer is playing on their emotions to rip them off. Local 4 first exposed the scammer back in February when he charged one Allen Park man who made him think he was going to help his injured nephew … Read more

Univ. of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh expects Michigan State football players to face charges

Univ.  of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh expects Michigan State football players to face charges

CNN — University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters Monday that he believes the Michigan State University football players involved in a postgame fight at Michigan Stadium on Saturday will face criminal charges. Two Michigan football players, Gemon Green and Ja’Den McBurrows, have injuries from the game, Harbaugh said. “There has to be … Read more

The former Grand Rapids officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya will face murder charges

The former Grand Rapids officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya will face murder charges

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The former Grand Rapids police officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya will be charged with murder. Christopher Schurr was charged in June with second-degree murder after shooting Lyoya in the back of the head, killing him during an April 4 traffic stop. “There is little doubt that Lyoya’s death was caused … Read more

Carter Center to monitor elections in 3 states

Carter Center to monitor elections in 3 states

Carter Center to monitor elections in 3 states – CBS News Watch CBS News One program of The Carter Center, founded by former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, helps fledgling democracies conduct free and fair elections, mostly by sending observers to monitor voting. They’re doing that again this year, but the election they … Read more

Prosecutors seek to introduce evidence Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley’s parents created a pathway to violence

Prosecutors seek to introduce evidence Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley’s parents created a pathway to violence

CNN  —  A pair of experts at a pretrial hearing for the parents of Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley should be allowed to testify before a jury to dispel the myth mass shootings can’t be prevented, a prosecutor said Friday. Jennifer and James Crumbley have each been charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter after … Read more

Michigan Republicans show how to lose on abortion

Michigan Republicans show how to lose on abortion

Michigan voters may be about to approve an abortion law that would be among the most permissive in the country. If they do, the reason will be a combination of the dishonesty of proponents and the negligence of opponents. The end of Roe v. Wade has yet to change anything in the Wolverine State. A … Read more