Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Dispatchers, Hosting Career Event – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office is looking for coordinators and interested parties can attend a career event Thursday. Officials say six to seven months of training is required upon hiring, which is standard, according to Macomb dispatch director Angela Elsey. READ MORE: Belle Isle Aquarium adds octopus, needs help naming him The … Read more

Belle Isle Aquarium Adds Octopus, Needs Help Naming Him – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The Belle Isle Aquarium welcomes a new member to their team… one with eight legs. An unnamed octopus makes his public debut and waits to find out what his name will be. READ MORE: Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Looking for Dispatchers, Hosting a Career Event Currently on the Belle Isle Conservancy Instagram … Read more

Michigan Science Center, Aramco Americas Hosts Annual Traveling Science Program – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Science Center partners with Aramco Americas to host the annual Traveling Science Program. The program, which runs until May 2023, includes scientific workshops, group presentations and interactive experiences. It will be available on the Lower and Upper Peninsulas. READ MORE: Police arrest suspect on Detroit gas station fire “We are … Read more

67 slot machines, cash seized from two alleged storefront casinos in Flint – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) Michigan State investigators raided two Flint locations and seized 11 video slot machines, 56 computers allegedly used for illegal gambling and $10,141 in suspected gambling proceeds and gift cards. The two locations were the Cellular Vault, located at 3301 Corunna Road, and Cellular Bank, located at 4622 N. Saginaw Street. READ MORE: Harrison … Read more

Michigan partners with DTE Energy, Volta and Kroger to expand EV charging stations – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – State officials say they’d like to see more people buy electric vehicles in Michigan, but they say they don’t think it could happen unless more charging stations appear in the city. A new partnership is underway to enable the initiative, which Deonte Wardlow said he’d love to hear about in Metro Detroit. … Read more

Kirk Gibson Golf Classic Returns to Raise Parkinson’s Disease Awareness – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – Former professional baseball player and Detroit Tiger Kirk Gibson is one of many former professional athletes who attended Monday’s Kirk Gibson Golf Classic to raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease. “There are so many prominent people with Parkinson’s who don’t get the spotlight,” says Bill Bucklew. READ MORE: Michigan partners with DTE Energy, … Read more

Jury Gets Case of 2 Men Indicted in Government Whitmer Plot – CBS Detroit

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (AP) — Two men charged with conspiracy to kidnap the governor of Michigan wanted to seize and hang Gretchen Whitmer, prosecutors said during a grim closing argument Monday as the government tried for the second time to get convictions in an alleged plot to launch a 2020 murder. unleash a revolution. The … Read more

Belle Isle Park Giant Slide Reopens After Adjustments To Control Speed ​​- CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — The giant slide at Belle Isle Park is reopening after it was initially closed due to concerns from riders running off the slide. In an update on Sunday, park officials say they will spray water on the slide between rides to regulate speed. READ MORE: Border agents grab millions of dollars at … Read more

Judge grants preliminary injunction to block Michigan’s 1931 abortion ban – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — An Oakland County Circuit judge on Friday issued a preliminary injunction preventing prosecutors from enforcing Michigan’s 1931 abortion ban. Judge Jacob Cunningham blocked enforcement of the 1931 ban on August 1, just hours after the state appeals court said the county’s prosecutors were not under a May injunction and could uphold the … Read more

Michigan Company Helps Produce Monkeypox Vaccine for Federal Government – CBS Detroit

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (CBS DETROIT) – A Grand Rapids company has been appointed to fulfill and complete orders for the monkeypox vaccine for use in the United States. Bavarian Nordic A/S announced Thursday that Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing of Grand Rapids will begin fulfilling orders for the vaccine. Bavarian Nordic announced on August 15 that … Read more