crime

State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A teen was recently attacked in Muskegon County. Officials say it was because he’s gay. Now some prosecutors and lawmakers are calling on the legislature to expand the state’s hate crimes law. 

State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A state lawmaker says arrest records should be cleared in cases where someone is falsely accused of a crime. 

WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan may start tracking its sexual assault evidence kits. An amendment to the state’s budget would pay for the required software and training. 

Kalamazoo College

Assistant Kalamazoo College Registrar Jessica Sonnenberg-Ward says there are a lot of different data points on sexual assault and relationship violence on campus and all of them show that the numbers are too high.


WMUK

Captain David Boysen says the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety knew that some of its strategies to reduce gun violence weren’t working, so they were willing to consider something new.


Pages