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Michigan News
1:15 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Security To Increase At State Capitol

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Policing will increase this spring at the Michigan Capitol, but officials say they have no plans to add metal detectors.  

 State police will bring more personnel to the Capitol area and will enhance its technology as well.     That includes making better use of video camera monitoring and introducing thermal imaging to spot intruders in parking lots and outside the Capitol after dark.

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Michigan News
6:18 am
Sat March 15, 2014

Michigan Law Enforcement stepping up drunk driving patrols

Drunk driving checkpoints may be in effect
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  Local, county and state law enforcement officials say they're stepping up patrols to catch drunken drivers during a period that includes St. Patrick's Day, the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments and spring break.

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Michigan News
2:39 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Texting While Driving On the Rise In Michigan

Many localities have enacted ordinances to ban texting while driving
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 A poll reports a doubling in the percentage of Michigan drivers who acknowledge they text or use email while behind the wheel since the previous survey two years earlier.

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WEMU News
10:14 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Law Enforcement Seeks Public Help To Catch Home Invasion Suspect

Suspect in string of home invasions.
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Law Enforcement in Washtenaw and three other counties are looking for a suspect in a rash of home invasions that target people attending funerals. Washtenaw is among four counties where homes of the recently deceased , or their family members, have been robbed. The others are Livingston, Monroe and Oakland counties.

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Local News
7:54 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Michigan AMBER Alert System OK Despite Partial Government Shutdown

Michigan's AMBER Alert system won't be affected by the partial federal government shutdown. WEMU's Bob Eccles has more. 

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