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Police Seek More For School Security

From the Associated Press — Michigan’s law enforcement and education leaders are calling on the state legislature to spend $100 million annually to staff schools with more police officers and counselors after last month’s massacre at a

Huge Mega Millions Jackpot Tonight

Nobody’s won the Mega Millions recently and tonight’s jackpot is $421 million. Michigan Lottery spokesman Jeff Holyfield told Michigan News Network Friday that’s the fifth largest Mega Millions jackpot. “If somebody won the jackpot and said, ‘Hey,

Covert Schools Fights Bullying

The prevention of bullying is now a priority at Covert Public Schools in Van Buren County. Director of Communications Brittany Millan tells WSJM News bullying will not be tolerated, and she wants students to report bullying immediately.

Residents To Get New Trash Cans

Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad has an update for residents regarding the city’s new garbage contract. At Monday’s meeting, Muhammad said the final contract with We-Cycle Industrial Sanitation is signed, and the trash cans to be used

Bill Cracks Down On Drone Crimes

From the Associated Press — Michigan’s House has passed a bill holding drone operators criminally liable for any mischief wreaked by the unmanned aerial vehicles. Lawmakers voted Thursday on a five-bill bundle of regulations that includes a provision

House Acts Against Cyberbullying

From the Associated Press — The Michigan House has approved legislation making cyberbullying a crime. Lawmakers voted 91-17 Thursday on the measure that now heads to the Senate. It would be the first time the state has tacked

Postal Worker Killed In SE Michigan

A postal delivery driver was killed in the Pinckney area when she was crushed by her delivery truck. Michigan State Police Lieutenant Mario Gonzalez spoke with Michigan News Network about the incident. “The incident happened Wednesday at

Upton: Spending Bill A Win

Congressman Fred Upton is praising a deal reached this week on an omnibus spending bill in the U.S. House. He calls the spending plan a win for Michigan, telling us it maintains full funding for the Great

Police Warn Students About School Threats

Police chiefs all over Michigan are warning young people about the dangers of making threats against their schools. Warren Police Chief William Dwyer tells Michigan News Network he is talking to students, going to school assemblies and