With law enforcement at the ready, only a few dozen protesters gather at Michigan Capitol
LANSING, Mich. – Things were calm at the Capitol Building in Lansing Sunday. At its busiest, close to two dozen armed protesters gathered, but they were significantly outnumbered by police and National Guard. RELATED: Small numbers of protesters gather at fortified US capitolsLansing Mayor Andy Schor said there was no violence and no arrests were made. Timothy Teagan, who has attended protests in Michigan and other states, was armed with a rifle, cigarettes and beef jerky. More: Michigan law enforcement on armed Capitol protests this weekend: ‘We will be prepared’
MSP, FBI, National Guard prepare for armed protests, potential violence in Lansing
READ: Michigan AG asserts Lansing Capitol is unsafe as expected armed protest loomsThings were calm at the Capitol in Lansing Saturday night. Authorities installed six-foot barriers around the Capitol Building in preparation of armed protests Sunday. “I’m feeling much better regarding the events this weekend,” Nessel said. Michigan State Police troopers -- joined with members of the National Guard and Lansing police -- are ready for anything and everything. More: Michigan law enforcement on armed Capitol protests this weekend: ‘We will be prepared’
‘One little incident could set someone off’: How police are working to keep polls safe in Michigan
What’s going to happen when residents around Michigan go to the polls Tuesday to vote in the General Election? One little incident could set someone off, so from a law enforcement standpoint, that is what you are worried about.”Is the state prepared for Tuesday? Election 2020: How WDIV reports election resultsWith that comes increased concerns about safety at the polls. “I think you’ve really got to keep an eye on the ballots,” Arena said. His office is on the lookout for anyone threatening voters who are trying to exercise their rights.
Expert offers advice on best ways to survive mass shooting
MORE: Updates on mass shooting in Dayton from Local 4's Larry SpruillArena spent seven years as the special agent in charge of Detroit's FBI office. "Besides the mass shootings, we had 30 shot in Chicago, multiple in Detroit," Arena said. "The mass shootings get the press. His tips for surviving a mass shooting include walking into every situation with a plan and knowing escape routes. Safety was on the minds of Metro Detroit residents Monday after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.
Help Me Hank: Prime Day scams, eye drops recall, summer clothing deals
This week was a big one for all you online shoppers: Prime Days. Earlier this month, there was a big recall of Walmart and Walgreens eye drops because they might not be sterile. If you have CVS Health eye drops, dry eye relief drops, etc., throw them away. Amazon Prime Day was a big success as more than 175 million products were sold. Some Prime members are being sent emails asking for the verification of credit card information for recent purchases.