GRAND RAPIDS— All circuit court jury trials in Kent County as well as many other Michigan cities have been suspended for the remainder of 2020 due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. That, from Kent County Chief Circuit Court Judge Mark Trusock, who made the decision after consulting […]
Police said they were called to a report of a man hiding in bushes and apparently injured on Oct. 22. The victim said he was assaulted at CVS on Telegraph in Dearborn, Mich. and did not say at the time that he had been harmed in any other way. While […]
Devil’s Night, the name of the night before Halloween, refers to the vandalism and arson of abandoned property during the time before and after Halloween. Devil’s Night started many years ago as ‘Mischief Night‘ with mild-mannered pranks such as toilet papering homes or games like ding-dong-ditch… or nigger […]
Racism is very much alive
Felony firearms law drives prison population and depends on race
LANSING – State health officials are planning to announce an extension of Michigan’s emergency orders designed to slow the spread of coronavirus.Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon and Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun called a press conference for 3:15 p.m. Thursday to announce […]
Detroit — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say they’ve had an unprecedented year with a 1,700% increase in marijuana seizures and 200% increase in seized firearms during the pandemic. Between Oct. 1, 2019, through Sept. 30, drug enforcement operations in Michigan’s five ports netted more than 9,000 pounds […]
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A playground is supposed to be a place where kids congregate and play, not the back stoops of project buildings. In the projects the park inside the flat tops to my knowledge had never been opened before. Some kids living in the projects had never even been inside the park to play and have been living inside the projects their entire lives. The Block Paper Weekly Opened it!
(Muskegon) A small, but yet violent city filled with violence and crying out for answers. PART 2