Donald Trump endorses Matt DePerno in crowded race to lead Michigan GOP

Donald Trump endorses Matt DePerno in crowded race to lead Michigan GOP

LANSING, Mich. — Former President Donald Trump endorsed Matt DePerno on Friday night to become the next chairman of the Michigan Republican Party, a move that could boost the former attorney general candidate’s support among GOP delegates in next month’s state convention. DePerno, a lawyer from Kalamazoo, has been locked in a competitive and crowded … Read more

Michigan Supreme Court closes out Gov. Whitmer’s abortion rights case after Proposal 3 passage

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The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday closed out a case challenging the state’s 1931 abortion ban, noting that the litigation underlying the appeal had been dismissed in a lower court in the wake of voters approving an amendment enshrining abortion in the state constitution. Govt. Gretchen Whitmer and other parties involved in the Oakland County … Read more

Michigan Biden electors sue false Trump slate, seeking declaration plot was illegal

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LANSING, Mich. — Three of Michigan’s presidential electors who cast votes for Democrat Joe Biden in 2020 filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a group of 16 Republicans who submitted official documents falsely claiming former President Donald Trump had won the state. The filing in Kent County Circuit Court added to the potential legal troubles for … Read more

Oxford superintendent going on medical leave, resigning as schools chief

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DETROIT — Oxford Community Schools Superintendent Ken Weaver announced his resignation Tuesday night saying he has been placed on a medical leave through next year. Weaver, who has not been at the last two school board meetings, said his medical leave begins on Wednesday and his resignation would be effective Feb. 21, 2023. Weaver said … Read more

‘Flirting’ juror dismissed from Whitmer kidnapping trial

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A juror was relieved of her jury duties in the trial of three men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over concerns that she was flirting with one of the defendants. On Friday, Judge Thomas Wilson announced that the juror, described by the Jackson Citizen Patriot as “a young woman” had been … Read more

Poll: Majority of Michigan voters say Trump broke the law by taking classified documents

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DETROIT — A majority of likely Michigan voters believe former President Donald Trump broke the law when he took classified documents from the White House to his Florida resort, according to a new statewide poll commissioned by The Detroit News and WDIV-TV. The survey of 600 likely voters, conducted by the Lansing-based Glengariff Group, found … Read more

Judge orders Oxford schools to comply with depositions in civil suit over shootings

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PONTIAC, Mich. – An Oakland Circuit judge ordered the attorney for the Oxford School District Wednesday to comply with a request for depositions in a civil lawsuit stemming from the Nov. 30 high school shooting in which four students died and seven others were wounded. Judge Rae Lee Chabot had previously ordered attorneys into mediation … Read more

Accused Oxford shooter could be called to testify in his parents’ manslaughter trial

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PONTIAC, Mich. – Defense attorneys for the parents of accused school shooter Ethan Crumbley plan to call the couple’s son as a witness in the involuntary manslaughter trial of James and Jennifer Crumbley. Their 16-year-old son is charged with killing four students and wounding six others in a Nov. 30 shooting spree at Oxford High … Read more

Police release name of Grand Rapids officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Winstrom on Monday released the name of the officer who shot and killed Patrick Lyoya on April 4. “In the interest of transparency, to reduce ongoing speculation, and to avoid any further confusion, I am confirming the name already publicly circulating – Christopher Schurr – as … Read more