Justin Shilling’s Family Files Lawsuit Against Oxford Schools – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — The family of one of the students killed in a mass shooting at Oxford High School is filing a new federal lawsuit. Justin Shilling, 17, was one of four students killed on November 30. Shilling’s family attorney, Ven Johnson, says school employees ignored the suicide prevention policy. READ MORE: Michigan gas prices … Read more

Michigan Gas Prices Rise 19 Cents Ahead of Memorial Day – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan gas prices are seeing a spike ahead of Memorial Day. According to AAA, the average price of gasoline is up 19 cents from last week. The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the state is $4.56 as of Monday. READ MORE: Justin Shilling’s family files lawsuit against Oxford schools … Read more

Gilbert Family Foundation makes $12 million investment for Detroit’s eviction crisis – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The eviction crisis in Detroit is becoming a growing concern as COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CREA) funding nears depletion. According to a research report by Stout, 53% of Detroit residents are renters and approximately 30,000 households face eviction annually. READ MORE: Detroit adds 4 electric buses to fleet The City of Detroit … Read more

MDOT closes pedestrian bridge over I-94 near Wayne State University for repairs – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The Brooklyn Pedestrian Bridge over I-94, west of M-10, will be closed for repairs, Michigan Department of Transportation officials announced. The closure began on Friday, May 20, and is expected to reopen on July 1. READ MORE: 3 charged after body of woman found in trunk of burning car Patches that were … Read more

One person arrested in fatal hit-and-run that killed Detroit woman – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Police say one person has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that killed a woman in Detroit. Detroit police announced the arrest in an update Thursday. No other details were released, but authorities say the woman was a mother and a beloved member of the community. READ MORE: What is … Read more

Michigan DNR raises pay for temporary state park workers to $15 an hour – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced Friday that it will raise the wages of temporary state park workers to $15 an hour. The payment is an increase from the previous initial fee ranging from $10.20 to $12, depending on the region and experience of the applicant. READ MORE: What is the … Read more

Economists revise Michigan revenue estimates higher by $5 billion – CBS Detroit

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s short-term budget outlook turned even more rosy on Friday, when economists revised projected tax revenues upward by a combined $5 billion over two years. The new estimates will be used by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Republican-led Legislature to finalize the state’s next spending plan. Both sides want to … Read more

Lockdown initiated at Armada Elementary School – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – School officials contacted Michigan State Police officers and said the Armada schools were closing due to a possible threat at the elementary school. MSP received the call around 10:55 am READ MORE: What is the best sunscreen for me? Environmental Working Group publishes annual guide When police officers arrived at the school, … Read more

Dearborn Heights mother with 4 kids on baby formula in panic mode over shortage – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – “I am so angry that they let it come to this,” said Whitney Centers, a Dearborn Heights mother of nine. The centers say she is upset and terrified. The mother of nine children, all under the age of 11, can’t believe there’s a baby formula shortage crisis. READ MORE: What is the … Read more

Inkster man charged with threatening to shoot and kill people at government building – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — An Inkster man is charged after threatening the Coleman A Young Municipal Center, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. Prosecutors charged Courtney Seegars, 35, with one count of false reporting of terrorism and one count of malicious use of a telecommunications device. READ MORE: What is the best sunscreen for me? … Read more