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News From Around Detroit
- Whitmer pledges to ramp up COVID-19 treatment, but no word on new Michigan restrictionsby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
While the treatment can prevent severe symptoms in those with COVID-19, Whitmer made no mention of increasing restrictions ahead of a news conference.
- Mayor Duggan alarmed by COVID-19 surge, urges Detroiters to get vaccineby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Mayor Mike Duggan urges Detroiters to get vaccinated as city's COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations rise. City has new text system to provide sites.
- 2 Whitmer plot suspects, twin brothers, released from house arrest, but must wear tethersby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
The Null brothers are among 14 men facing terrorism charges stemming from what officials say was an attempted — but thwarted — plot to kidnap Whitmer.
- AG Nessel: Ex-Michigan official embezzled $850K from state gas, oil fundsby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Losses to Michigan could be even greater. Suspected embezzlements between 2013 and 2016 are barred by the statute of limitations.
- Why Michigan is trying to take some prisoners' stimulus checksby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
A law allows Michigan to seek reimbursement for the cost of incarceration. Some prisoners and attorneys say that's counterproductive.
- Lawsuit describes night of fear for Wall of Moms protester
In the lawsuit filed in federal court in Portland, Oregon, Jennifer Kristiansen also accused an unnamed federal agent of groping her breast and buttocks as he trapped her against a wall, leading her to fear she would be raped.
- Biden says U.S. will still 'hold Taliban accountable' after troops leave Afghanistan
President Joe Biden formally announced Wednesday that the United States would withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 20 years since the fateful day that led to the U.S. invasion. More than 2,300 American soldiers have lost their lives in what's become the country's longest war. John Yang begins our coverage.
- News Wrap: Kim Potter charged with second-degree manslaughter after shooting Daunte Wright
In our news wrap Wednesday, Kim Potter, the former police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright outside Minneapolis was charged with second-degree manslaughter. Then, a scathing new report blames the leadership of the Capitol Police for a raft of failures before January 6. And, the Biden administration has proposed ending a Trump-era ban on federally funded clinics referring women for abortions.