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Constitutional right to abortion overturned by US Supreme Court after nearly 50 years in Roe v Wade ruling
Abortion · Washington

Constitutional right to abortion overturned by US Supreme Court after nearly 50 years in Roe v Wade ruling

46% Center coverage: 273 sources
The decision by Justice Samuel Alito will set off a seismic shift in reproductive rights across the United States. It will allow states to ban abortion, and experts expect about half the states to do so. The vote to overturn Roe was 5-4, with Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett joining Alito's opinion. Chief Justice John Roberts filed a separate opinion, agreeing with the court's decision to uphold the Mississippi law.See the Story
Oxford shooting suspect could be witness in parents’ trial
US & Canada · Michigan

Oxford shooting suspect could be witness in parents’ trial

56% Center coverage: 41 sources
Ethan Crumbley faces murder and other charges. His trial is expected to start in January. His parents are accused of failing to keep the gun used in the shooting secure at home and failing to reasonably care for their son when he showed signs of mental distress. They have pleaded not guilty.See the Story
COVID vaccines available for 6-month-olds in Marion County

COVID vaccines available for 6-month-olds in Marion County

100% Center coverage: 4 sources
Orange County announced that children ages six months to five years old can receive COVID-19 vaccines starting Monday. Children between the ages of three and five can receive the vaccine at a grocery store or pharmacy as well as the doctor's office or health center. The vaccine is available in Orange County following the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) emergency use authorization and the CDC's recommendation.See the Story


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Water · Michigan

Michigan court rules grand jury improperly indicted officials in Flint water case

Coverage: 2 sources
The Michigan Supreme Court overturned the state's use of one-man grand juries to issue indictments in the Flint water criminal cases. The high court found that a one-judge grand jury can be used to investigate, subpoena and issue arrest warrants but not to indict an individual. The justices remanded the three cases at issue back to Genesee County Circuit Court for reconsideration in light of the ruling.See the Story
Indianapolis · Indianapolis

MasterChef Junior Live is coming to Indianapolis

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., will host a Sept. 22 MasterChef Junior Live! tour show. The 28-date tour will have season 8 winner Liya Chu of Scarsdale, New York. The winner and other contestants from season 8 of the Fox kid cooking competition TV series.See the Story
Abortion · Washington

More Than 80 Prosecutors Won’t Enforce Abortion Bans

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
Prosecutor Chris Becker says he can't ignore Michigan's 1931 ban on performing abortions. Becker acknowledges he is awaiting decisions in pending legal challenges to the ban. U.S. Supreme Court overturned landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Michigan has such a ban on the books, but that ban is currently in legal limbo.See the Story
Coronavirus · Michigan

Michigan COVID cases rise as state adds 14,353 cases, 174 deaths over last week

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
Michigan's COVID-19 hospitalization and case rates have increased for the first time. The state added 14,353 cases and 174 deaths on Tuesday, including totals from the previous five days. Michigan reported an average of about 2,050 cases per day over the last seven days.See the Story
Michigan · Michigan

Detectives seek identity of catalytic converter theft suspect

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
A catalytic converter is part of a vehicle's exhaust system. They're sought by thieves because they contain valuable precious metals. The thefts occurred last weekend at buses in Shiawassee County, Michigan. For a fee, the buses take county residents to grocery stores, medical appointments, schools and more.See the Story

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant on Lake Michigan shoreline has been sold

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Van Buren County has been sold to Holtec International. Holtec will now begin decommissioning the site, which is expected to take until 2041 to complete.Entergy Inc. announced its intentions to sell Palisades in 2016.See the Story

Protest held at GR gas station after medication found in candy bag

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Police say the pills appear to be diabetic medication and the incident was not intentional. Protesters at the gas station said they want the location shut down. Police say a clerk at the station was selling bags of candy and knocked over pills, spilling them into the bags. Not all of the medication was picked up, resulting in some of the pills being sold with the candy.See the Story

Calhoun County deputies looking for two wanted people

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Deputies are looking for two wanted people in Calhoun County. Taylor Renee Morgan, 27, is wanted for an active arrest warrant for second degree felony home invasion. Thomas Charles Carpentier, 18, has multiple active arrest warrants. Both are also wanted for questioning in connected to other larcenies and home invasions.See the Story

Mechanical changes helping Ty Madden succeed in first year of pro baseball

Madden has lowered his walks per nine innings from 3.5 in 2021 at the University of Texas, to 2.4 with West Michigan through 14 starts. Madden is scheduled to start for the Whitecaps on Saturday night against Fort Wayne. Madden not worried about moving up to double A Erie.See the Story

Developing: Heavy police presence in Grand Rapids

Officers were in the area of Lafayette and Martin Luther King Jr. St. They set up crime scene tape and blocked off the roads.FOX 17 has been working to get information from the Grand Rapids Police Department.This is a developing story. We will update you as we learn more.See the Story

Grand Rapids court to launch new eviction diversion program

The 61st District Court in Grand Rapids received part of a $10 million grant. The court will use the money to fund two temporary positions. The people in those positions will reach out to landlords and tenants involved in eviction filings and connect the parties to needed community resources.See the Story

Clementines closes Sundays to give staff relief

Small Business Association of Michigan says of their 30,000 members 61 percent said inflation is their biggest challenge right now. Manager Tammy Gleeson said they see and treat each other like family, many of them working at the beloved restaurant for years. On a typical day, they can walk up to six miles in the restaurant, waiting tables and serving customers.See the Story

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