1 shot, injured in Hamtramck shooting
Hamtramck police are still investigating the case. HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – A person was injured in a shooting that happened Monday shortly before 8 a.m. in the area of Belmont and Lumpkin streets, police say. Police responded to the scene after a call was made about several shots being fired in the area. Several rounds of gunfire struck a home on Belmont leaving the victim injured, according to police. Anyone with information is asked to call the Hamtramck Police Department at 313-800-5281.
Defense attorney calls for judge to be removed in Flint water crisis case
GENESEE COUNTY, Mich. – Defense attorneys in the ongoing Flint water crisis case are pushing for the judge to be removed. The Flint water crisis case may soon be headed in a new direction. Defense attorneys said the judge doesn’t belong on the case because of where he lives. RELATED: Flint water crisis investigation: Here’s who was chargedFormer Director of the City of Flint Department of Public Works Howard Croft’s attorney argued that since Genesee District Court Judge William H. Crawford lives in Flint, he could potentially be involved in a class-action lawsuit against Croft. Attorneys for Snyder argued Monday that the case against him was filed in the wrong county since he was making decisions in Lansing, not Genesee County.
Lawyers for former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder file motion to dismiss charges in Flint water crisis
GENESEE COUNTY, Mich. – On Monday, attorneys for former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder filed a motion to dismiss charges against him in the Flint water crisis. The Flint water crisis is a disaster now stretching across almost seven years. In court documents, Snyder’s attorneys claim that a Genessee County judge did not have the jurisdiction to approve the indictment since the alleged acts happened in Lansing. The attorneys say since Snyder was in Lansing the case should be dismissed in Genessee County.
COVID-19 spike leads to surge at Michigan hospitals
DETROIT – With COVID-19 cases rising exponentially in Michigan, local hospitals are starting to fill with new patients. RELATED: Tracking Michigan COVID-19 hospitalization data trendsBoth the Henry Ford Health and Beaumont Health systems have seen a rise in COVID-19 patients. As of 11 a.m. Friday, Henry Ford Health System had 226 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at its six hospitals. Physicians are urging residents to take coronavirus seriously. You can watch Paula Tutman’s full story in the video above.
Michigan governor files motion to dismiss Republican congressmans lawsuit over executive orders
LANSING, Mich. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a motion in Detroit federal court Friday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Republican Congressmen Paul Mitchell alleging she exceeded her authority by issuing so many executive orders to address the coronavirus pandemic. Mitchell claims many of the executive orders are unconstitutional. READ MORE: Here are all 118 executive orders issued by Michigan Gov. The motion states that Mitchells claims are moot because Whitmer has issued executive orders that permit the very activities he alleged were prohibited.