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Amtrak Train Strikes Child

Amtrak Train Strikes Child

On Sunday just before noon, an Amtrak train traveling from Detroit, Michigan struck and killed a child who had apparently been on the tracks. The accident occurred in Wayne, Michigan as the train was carrying its 92 passengers plus crew to their final destination in Chicago. There were no injuries on board the train which […]

Immigration: Congress Woman Candice Miller Speaks Out

Immigration: Congress Woman Candice Miller Speaks Out

Candice Miller has been serving her home state of Michigan for a number of years, and has recently spoken out on the amnesty given to millions of illegal immigrants by President Barack Obama. It is clear after just reading a few lines that she is against what has just happened, and opposes the actions taken […]

Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Approved by Judge

Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Approved by Judge

Federal Judge Steven Rhodes has handed down a ruling approving the plan submitted to resolve the Chapter 9 Bankruptcy filed by Detroit, the largest bankruptcy by a municipality in United States history. This plan will allow the city to cut 74 percent of the unsecured debt held, and release cash to be used for city […]

Milton Hall Police Shooting Prompts Proposals for On-Body Cameras

Milton Hall Police Shooting Prompts Proposals for On-Body Cameras

Milton Hall’s on death July 1,2012 after police shot him 46 times has prompted two lawmakers in Michigan to come up with proposals requiring police officers to wear on-body cameras. These cameras would record interactions between the public and law enforcement officials to eliminate claims of police brutality. The eight police officers were called at […]

Police Shooting of Mentally Ill Man Caught on Video

Police Shooting of Mentally Ill Man Caught on Video

In July 2012, police officers in Saginaw, Michigan, shot dead a mentally ill man in what could be described as an execution by firing squad and the incident was captured on video. The firing squad analogy was actually used by the murdered man’s mother, Jewel Hall, when she was interviewed by the American Civil Liberties […]

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