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  • Watch police officers try out #CopRomper fashion

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Even police officers need to be stylish while on the job! The Washington Post reported that several police departments in Arlington, Va., are jokingly debating rompers for men as a viable alternative to traditional uniforms. A video from a couple of L.A. police cops named Deputy Hookem and Deputy Bookem originally sparked the discussion. Arlington police  also coined the hashtag #copromper, which is quickly gaining popularity on the Internet. In one tweet, the Arlington Police Department posted, “Happy […]

  • Soups being recalled over lack of inspection

      WASHINGTON —  You might want to check your cabinets for any Cauldron Soups that are made of beef broth. Cauldron Soups, LLC, which markets its products as Cauldron Broths, is recalling the soups because they were never federally inspected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service. The recall includes a total of five different products, according to a press release: 24-fl. oz. individual plastic pouches containing “Vital Choice GRASS-FED BEEF BONE BROTH” with best by dates 1/15/2018, […]

  • Michigan mental health hospital sued over tired employees

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawsuit filed on behalf of hundreds of involuntary patients at a Michigan mental health hospital says mandatory overtime for employees is endangering patients. The federal complaint argues the rules lead to exhausted employees who are unable to control some patients’ violent behavior, according to the Detroit News. Lawyers are seeking class-action status to cover the center’s more than 600 patients, and say changes would also protect employees. A spokesman for the Michigan Department of Health […]

  • Attorney Ethics Rules

    Michigan attorney are obligated to follow the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct. These rules are standards of ethics that help lawyers make proper decisions when representing clients. Some examples of attorney ethics rules are: • “A lawyer shall keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and comply promptly with reasonable requests for information.” • “A lawyer shall not represent a client if the representation of that client will be directly adverse to another client.” From time […]

  • Help a West Michigan band get to the 75th Pearl Harbor Parade

    DELTON, Mich. – A West Michigan high school band could be soon marching its way to the 2017 Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade but the students need your help and donations to get them to Hawaii. The Delton-Kellogg High School marching band has been selected to participate in December’s parade, commemorating the 75th anniversary of WWII. Thousands of people from around the world will travel to Hawaii for the event including many school groups from all over, too. The school says the trip […]

  • Portage firefighter injured battling house fire

    PORTAGE, Mich. — A Portage firefighter was injured Friday after crews spent nearly five hours extinguishing a fire at a single-family home. The fire, which remains under investigation, broke out around 3 p.m. in the 7900 block of Engel Ct. Upon arrival, crews found smoke coming from the roof of the home and later determined it was coming from the attic. No word on what caused the fire or just how much damage the blaze caused. The firefighter injured suffered a minor […]

  • Update: 2 Detroit area kids found safe

    DETROIT, Mich. — Police in Detroit have located two young children who were reportedly missing since Tuesday. FOX2 in Detroit reports the two were with a relative the entire time. The father of 3-year-old Zamar Cox and 1-year-old Maria Cox says he dropped the children off Tuesday in the 900 block of Whitmore at 5 p.m. but police say the mother tells them the children were never brought home. Zamar Cox is described as a light-skinned black male that is 4 feet tall and about […]

  • Know the Law – Paying for pothole damage

    \ While we’re all thrilled that spring has finally arrived, there is one part of the spring thaw that Michigan drivers do not enjoy: potholes. If you hit a pothole while driving, is the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) liable for any damage to your vehicle? The answer is “maybe.” Why the uncertainty? Because there are some hurdles that must first be overcome to recover payment for pothole damage. It is important to note that Michigan law says the government […]

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    Woman robbed at gunpoint while using ATM in Battle Creek

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Police in Battle Creek warning you to be vigilant after a woman was robbed at gunpoint while trying to take money from the ATM at the Omni Credit Union on Roosevelt Avenue just before 10 p.m. Saturday night. The victim says she was held at gunpoint at the ATM until she withdrew money and the suspects forced their way inside her car. The two then jumped out of the car at Gardinia Street near Hubert Street and fled […]