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Corps of Engineers to begin Line 5 pipeline scoping process

By Journal Staff DETROIT — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it was to begin the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline tunnel project Environmental Impact Statement scoping process with the Notice of Intent publishing in the Federal Register on Monday. The NOI informs the public of the upcoming ...

Jury in kidnap plot case hears about ride to Whitmer house

An FBI agent who was working undercover told jurors Friday that he accompanied two men on a night drive to see the Michigan governor’s vacation home, directly connecting the pair to a key step in an alleged plot to kidnap Gretchen Whitmer in 2020. Mark Schweers also explained how he ...

Whitmer responds to water main break in SE Michigan

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer activated the State Emergency Operations Center at 4 p.m. Sunday to respond to the ongoing water main break at the Great Lakes Water Authority’s Lake Huron Water Treatment facility, following multiple requests for additional resources from local communities. ...

Agency trims SE Michigan water advisory to 13 communities

BURTCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities posted a boil-water advisory Saturday for more than 900,000 people in southeastern Michigan but then eased it hours later to 13 communities. The Great Lakes Water Authority reported a break on a critical pipe in St. Clair County, which carries ...

Man charged in death of co-worker at Michigan GM plant

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 48-year-old man was charged with open murder Friday in connection with a fatal assault at the General Motors assembly plant in Orion Township, a sheriff said. A magistrate authorized a warrant charging the suspect with a crime that could result in a life ...

Shots fired at police during car chase through Detroit area

DETROIT (AP) — Shots were fired at police during a high-speed chase involving a vehicle driven by a 14-year-old boy through Detroit and several suburban communities. The chase started Thursday night after officers attempted to pull over the vehicle for improper plates, police said. The ...