Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey said Tuesday he regretted his "insensitive comments," but he didn't address his claims that the siege was fake.
At least a dozen people died and more than 80 people fell ill after untreated water from the Flint River caused lead to leach from old pipes, poisoning the water system city residents relied on.
Dana Nessel's office did not outline specific threats against Wayne County Board of Canvassers. The probe was announced a day after Michigan certified that President-elect Joe Biden won the state.
A state report says cases are spiking across all ages, races and ethnicities. Meanwhile, "contact tracing is becoming overwhelmed ... and is at or near all-time lows."
The Republican members of the bipartisan Wayne County Board of Canvassers sought to block the certification of the state's most populous county — but they soon relented under withering criticism.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a "three-week pause" to curb coronavirus cases in the state. A Trump administration official encouraged residents to "rise up" against the restrictions.
For the past six weeks, 24 students at Ann Arbor Community Learning Center have been doing their virtual classwork on computers provided by the public school district.
A judge sided with pro-gun groups, blocking a directive that banned openly carrying guns within 100 feet from polling centers on Nov. 3.
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson issued the directive Friday. It said the presence of guns "may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others."
Special Agent Richard Trask revealed the Virginia connection for the first time on Tuesday, testifying in a federal court in Michigan.
"This effort to have a mass uprising nationally is something that we should be very concerned about because, again, it's not just a Michigan problem, this is an American problem," Dana Nessel said.
Donald Trump won the state four years ago in part because turnout dipped among Black and brown voters in key Democratic strongholds. Joe Biden is trying to energize these voters, but some remain wary.
A slew of arrests in the alleged plot to kidnap the governor of Michigan sends a message to other armed groups agitating for political violence: You are being watched.
"I'll be honest, I never could have imagined anything like this," Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says. Over the summer, conspirators allegedly began training for a potential attack.
The state's Supreme Court said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lacked the authority to extend a state of emergency past April 30. Whitmer had cited two state laws in extending her emergency declarations.