Author: Andrea Ludema

Lawmakers Want to Award Capitol Police Officer Congressional Gold Medal for Heroism During Riots

Several members of Congress want to award the Congressional Gold Medal to a U.S. Capitol Police Officer who kept rioters out of the Senate Chambers last week. Officer Eugene Goodman lured them away from the unguarded chambers while lawmakers were debating an objection to Arizona’s Electoral College vote count. The bill says Goodman was the only thing standing between the…

East Jordan Man Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Person Under 13

A man was found guilty in Emmet County on Thursday for sexually abusing a person under the age of 13. Anthony Wilson was arrested in August after the victim’s mother told police about the abuse which happened about a decade ago. First degree criminal sexual conduct comes with a mandatory minimum of 25 years and a lifetime of monitoring. Wilson…

Lansing Man Arrested in Benzie Co. for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, OWI

A Lansing man is in the Benzie County Jail after charging at a state trooper with a machete. It all started on Jan. 5 when Jordan Cook hit two deer in Colfax Township. Another driver called 911 and stayed behind the crash scene because “the driver was acting funny and carrying something.” The trooper says Cook then starting running towards…

Rudy Giuliani Could be Kicked Out of New York Bar Association

President Donald Trump’s attorney and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani could be kicked out of New York’s Bar Association. The association opened an inquiry into removing Giuliani from its membership after his role in the chaos at the U.S. Capitol last week. At the rally, Giuliani fired up the mob and told the crowd to have “trial by…

Disneyland to Serve as Large-Scale COVID-19 Vaccine Site

The happiest place on Earth is turning into a large-scale COVID-19 vaccine site. Disneyland Resort in California is hosting the first large-scale vaccine operation in Orange County. It will open later this week and is by appointment only. Right now, vaccines in California are only available to law enforcement, first responders in high-risk communities and people 75 and older. County…

Prudenville Man Charged with Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

A Prudenville man is charged with sexually assaulting a person under the age of 13. Danny Corwin was charged in Roscommon County Monday with one count of second degree criminal sexual conduct. Michigan State Police say they were contacted back in October 2020 about the assault. Corwin was arrested on Jan. 6 and charged Monday. He’s expected back in court…

Washington Monument Closed Temporarily Due to Credible Threats

The National Park Service announced Monday that the Washington Monument will close for more than two weeks. The National Park Service has received threats from groups behind the U.S. Capitol riot to disrupt Joe Biden’s inauguration. The Washington Monument is the tallest structure in Washington, D.C. and sits near the White House. Crowds typically congregate on the National Mall between…

Harrison Man Arrested for Meth During Traffic Stop

A Harrison man is waiting to be charged for having drugs. Michigan State Police say they found meth on the driver during a traffic stop near Beech Street and Broad Street in Clare County Sunday evening. Troopers say the driver was driving with an unlawful plate, no insurance and was in violation of his driving permit. He’s in the Clare…

Mancelona Man Pleads Guilty to Breaking and Entering

A Mancelona man will spend up to 14 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to two counts of breaking and entering. Johnny Rossman appeared in a Charlevoix County court Friday and pleaded guilty to breaking and entering into the Mount McSauba ski lodge and AmericInn Lodge and Suites in Charlevoix Township. In July, police received a call from employees…