Amy Black, Who Was Sentenced To Life In Prison At 16, Granted Parole

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan woman sentenced to life in prison as a 16-year-old is scheduled to be released from prison next month, a corrections spokesman said Monday. Amy Lee Black | Credit: Michigan Department of Corrections READ MORE: Motown Stars Celebrate Completion Of Museum Expansion Phases Amy Lee Black, convicted of killing … Read more

Michigan Gov. Whitmer Tests Positive For COVID-19, Reports ‘Mild Symptoms’

(CBS DETROIT) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from her office Monday night. Whitmer says she is experiencing “mild symptoms after being fully vaccinated and twice boosted.” READ MORE: Trump Says Mar-a-Lago Was ‘Raided’ By FBI She encourages other Michigan residents to get the vaccine and booster. READ MORE: … Read more

Lighthouse Partners With Gleaners To Expand Food Relief

(CBS Detroit) – Small food pantries are closing following the pandemic. As emergency funds to support operations run out Lighthouse is teaming up with Gleaners to fill the need in Oakland County. READ MORE: 3 Dead, 9 Hurt In Separate Weekend Shootings In Detroit “During the course of the pandemic when we had the level … Read more

80% Of Benton Harbor’s Lead Service Lines Replaced, Officials Say

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Sunday that about 80% of the lead service lines in the city of Benton Harbor have been replaced. Officials say the lead lines have been replaced with new copper lines. READ MORE: Michigan Gov. Whitmer Tests Positive For COVID-19, Reports ‘Mild Symptoms’ More than 3,600 … Read more

Detroit Man Injures Neighbor’s Dog After Firing Shots Into Home During Dispute

(CBS DETROIT) – A Detroit man is in police custody after shooting up his neighbor’s home and injuring a dog inside. The incident unfolded early Monday morning on Roselawn Street on the city’s west side. READ MORE: Michigan Gov. Whitmer Tests Positive For COVID-19, Reports ‘Mild Symptoms’ According to Detroit police, the suspect was involved … Read more

Adam Fox, Barry Croft Jr. Face New Trial Over Scheme To Kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer

(AP) — Two men accused of crafting a plan to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 and ignite a national rebellion are facing a second trial this week, months after a jury couldn’t reach a verdict on the pair while acquitting two others. The result in April was a blow to federal prosecutors, who … Read more

‘My Name Is Sara’ Film On Holocaust Survivor Premieres In Metro Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — An internationally acclaimed film is now playing in Metro Detroit. The film, “My Name is Sara,” is based on the true story of Sara Goralnik-Shapiro, who is the mother of Detroit philanthropist Mickey Shapiro. READ MORE: Dearborn Homecoming Festival Kicks Off This Weekend Sara Shapiro survived the Holocaust by convincing a farmer … Read more

Dearborn Homecoming Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

DEARBORN, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — After a two-year break, Dearborn’s 41st Homecoming Festival is back this weekend. This year’s festival, which will be at The Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, will include a carnival, musical performances, fireworks, a beer tent and a variety of vendors. READ MORE: ‘My Name Is Sara’ Film On Holocaust … Read more

Huron Valley Students Will Not Be Allowed To Carry Backpacks To High School Classrooms, Officials Say

HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — The Huron Valley Schools District says its high school students will not be able to carry their backpacks and large bags to class this year. According to a letter sent to Lakeland and Milford high schools, the backpacks were considered to be a hazard and make “it difficult for … Read more

Michigan Prosecutors Say Ethan Crumbley’s Parents Exposed Him To Chaotic Home Life

(CNN) — Michigan prosecutors say the parents of accused Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley exposed him to years of “chaotic, toxic conflict,” and that they left him in an unstable home often with little supervision, creating a pathway to violence. In a court filing Thursday, prosecutors argued that evidence of Jennifer and James Crumbley’s … Read more