House Republican posts photo of his family holding guns days after Michigan school shooting

“Merry Christmas! ps. Santa, please bring ammo,” tweeted Rep. Thomas Massie, R-K.Y. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-K.Y., is facing backlash from Democrats after he posted a Christmas photo of his family smiling and posing with an assortment of guns just days after four teenagers were killed in a shooting at a Michigan high school. “Merry Christmas! ps. Santa,Continue reading “House Republican posts photo of his family holding guns days after Michigan school shooting”

Copycat threats force more than 12 school districts to close for classes Thursday, Dec. 2

Tuesday’s mass shooting at Oxford High School has sparked a disturbing trend across Metro-Detroit. School districts in the area say they’re dealing with copycat threats of violence and more than a dozen districts have canceled class Thursday to remain cautious. These threats are popping up on social media and it’s making already uneasy students scaredContinue reading “Copycat threats force more than 12 school districts to close for classes Thursday, Dec. 2”

Michigan Republicans Are Quietly Replacing Officials Who Certify Vote Totals

Like lots of other rank-and-file Republicans, Robert Boyd has his doubts about the integrity of the last election, particularly in his home state of Michigan — and particularly in Detroit’s TCF Center, where the city’s votes were counted last year despite a concerted effort from local Republicans to disrupt the counting process.  “People saw ballots come in theContinue reading “Michigan Republicans Are Quietly Replacing Officials Who Certify Vote Totals”

Wrongfully arrested man sues Detroit police over false facial recognition match

The case could fuel criticism of police investigators’ use of a controversial technology that has been shown to perform worse on people of color A Michigan man has sued Detroit police after he was wrongfully arrested and falsely identified as a shoplifting suspect by the department’s facial recognition software in one of the first lawsuitsContinue reading “Wrongfully arrested man sues Detroit police over false facial recognition match”

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