Prosecutor: No ruling on Michigan AG Matthew DePerno candidate before Nov. 8 election
A special prosecutor investigating whether the Republican candidate for Michigan attorney general and others should be charged for trying to gain access to voting machines says there will be no decision before Tuesday’s election.
Today in Michigan weather history: Midwest tornado outbreak of Nov. 17, 2013
On Nov. 17, 2013, more than 70 tornadoes moved across part of the Midwest, impacting seven states including Michigan. Illinois and Indiana were hardest hit by what the National Weather Service (NWS) called a “major late-season severe weather outbreak." Here’s a look at where the tornadoes were recorded:Tornado Outbreak Nov. 17, 2013 (National Weather Service)Tornado Outbreak Nov. 17, 2013 (National Weather Service)Radar indicated circulation tracks shown from the Nov. 17, 2013 tornado outbreak in the Midwest. WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 17: The damage is surveyed along Elgin Avenue after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Tornado Outbreak Nov. 17, 2013 (National Weather Service)More: Weather History
Muskegon landlord faces federal lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment of female tenants
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit Thursday against rental property owners in Muskegon for violating the Fair Housing Act and sexually harassing female tenants. Property owner Darrell Jones is being accused of sexually harassing female tenants by making repeated and unwelcome sexual comments, touching their bodies without consent and requesting sexual favors, according to the complaint. No woman should be forced to suffer sexual harassment to keep her home, said Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Civil Rights Division. Sexual harassment and other forms of housing discrimination can be reported to the DOJ by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the Housing Discrimination Tip Line at 1-800-896-7743, and selecting option number 91 to leave a message. Individuals can also report sexual harassment and other forms of housing discrimination by e-mailing the Justice Department at email@example.comMORE: News
House explosion, fire injures 2 people in western Michigan
EGELSTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Two people have been injured in a house explosion in western Michigan. The explosion reportedly shook nearby homes. Shane Brown tells WOOD-TV that the victims suffered second-degree burns. The cause of the explosion was under investigation. Neighbor MaryAnn VanBergen tells WZZM-TV that she heard the noise and “it was a huge ball of fire and it was all burning” by the time she came out of her home.