Biden To Address Overturning Of Roe v. Wade As Democrats Consider Path Forward On Abortion Rights – CBS Detroit

(CNN) — President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak Friday afternoon on the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion, according to the White House. The White House has been bracing for the ruling from the nation’s highest court, which was announced Friday morning, and has been planning … Read more

Michigan Officials React After Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade Ruling – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Moments after the Supreme Court issued a ruling on Roe v. Wade, Michigan officials issued statements on the matter. On Friday, June 24, the high court voted to overturn Roe. v. Wade and is expected to lead to abortion bans in several states. The ruling comes after a court draft opinion written … Read more

Gov. Whitmer Files Motion Urging Michigan Supreme Court To Consider Lawsuit On Abortion Rights – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a motion Friday, urging the state Supreme Court to consider her lawsuit on abortion rights. In April, Whitmer filed a lawsuit, asking the court to recognize a right to abortion under the state constitution and to overturn a 176-year-old ban in the state that may take effect … Read more

Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan abortion rights activists are collecting signatures to get a proposal enshrining the right to an abortion on the ballot this November. Supporters have until July 11 to collect 425,000 signatures from Michigan voters in support of the Reproductive Freedom for All ballot initiative. READMORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives … Read more

City Of Detroit Provides Information On Closures, Restrictions, & Parking – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The 2022 Ford Fireworks are scheduled for June 27 this year. To ensure residents are safe while enjoying the event, the city of Detroit and the state of Michigan will be enforcing access restrictions to Belle Isle, Hart Plaza, and other parks along the Detroit River. READMORE: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are … Read more

Body Of 3-Year-Old Found In Frieza, Mother Arrested – CBS Detroit

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A 30-year-old woman has been arrested after the decomposing body of her 3-year-old son was found Friday morning in a basement freezer in the family’s westside Detroit home. Detroit police officers and members of Child Protective Services discovered the body while conducting a welfare check at the house where five … Read more

Federal Agencies Reverse Trump Limits On Habitat Protection – CBS Detroit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday withdrew a rule adopted under former President Donald Trump that limited which lands and waters could be designated as places where imperiled animals and plants could receive federal protection. A definition of “habitat” published in December 2020, shortly before Trump left office, restricted areas the … Read more

Detroit Man Charged With Shooting Estranged Girlfriend – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Prosecutors say a Detroit man accused of shooting his stranded girlfriend is facing charges. According to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, 24-year-old Jayvon Moore is charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm, felony firearm, felon in possession and felonious assault. READMORE: Michigan GOP Lawmaker Proposes Bill With 10-Year Prison … Read more

Michigan GOP Lawmaker Proposes Bill With 10-Year Prison Sentence For Abortion Providers – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — A Michigan lawmaker is looking to create criminal penalties for abortion acts with a 10-year prison sentence and a $100,000 fine. State Rep. Steve Carra (R-Three Rivers) proposed his “Protection at Conception Act,” in which an individual would be guilty of manslaughter if they perform or attempt to perform an abortion, “except … Read more

Police Arrest Michigan Woman Accused Of Delivering Drug In Deadly Overdose – CBS Detroit

WEST BRANCH, Mich. (WNEM) — In mid-March, Michigan State Police were dispatched to a medical emergency in East Tawas where the victim overdosed on narcotics allegedly delivered to them by another East Tawas resident. The event occurred on March 15. East Tawas first responders and Michigan State Police troopers attempted first aid, but the victim … Read more