Morning 4: Michigan taxpayers could see increased tax credits, inflation relief checks under new plan -- and more news

Here are the top stories for the morning of Feb. 6, 2023

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at the Detroit Auto Show on Sept. 14, 2022. (WDIV)

Morning 4 is a quick roundup of stories we think you should know about to start your day. So, let’s get to the news.

New Michigan plan would cut retirement tax, offer inflation relief to taxpayers

Michigan’s Democratic governor and legislative leaders are proposing a plan to cut retirement tax and provide relief to Michiganders amid high inflation.

Learn more here.

Detroit police: Unknown shooter enters backseat of SUV, kills man in driver’s seat

A man was killed Sunday after an unknown person entered the backseat of his SUV and fatally shot him in a residential Southwest Detroit neighborhood.

See the report here.

‘It was just too much smoke’: 7-year-old boy killed in house fire on Detroit’s west side

A 7-year-old was killed in a house fire that broke out Sunday afternoon in Detroit on Lindsay Street.

See more here.

Operator of Culver’s restaurant in Wixom fined $13K after breaking child labor laws

The operator of a Culver’s restaurant in Wixom broke child labor laws by scheduling teens to work more than laws permit. Officials said Union Pacific Foods Inc. has to pay $13,212 in civil money penalties.

Read the report here.

Weather: Tracking rain showers this week in Metro Detroit with some spring-like temps

About the Author:

Cassidy Johncox is a senior digital news editor covering stories across the spectrum, with a special focus on politics and community issues.