Author: Andrea Ludema

Two Convicted Drug Dealers Sentenced in Charlevoix County

ADAMS Show Caption Hide Caption EBERHART Show Caption Hide Caption   Two convicted drug dealers were sentenced Friday after selling drugs to an undercover officer in Charlevoix County. Christopher Adams of Flint and Devon Eberhart of Charlevoix were sentenced to up to 20 years each in prison. According to police, the two sold $2,100 worth of cocaine to the officer….

Dominion Voting Systems Sues Sidney Powell

Dominion Voting Systems is suing an attorney, saying she pushed several false election fraud claims on behalf of President Donald Trump. Attorney Sidney Powell went on several TV shows saying Dominion was trying to steal the election. Many shows have since issued retractions. The CEO of Dominion says his company has spent more than $500,000 on security because of threats…

Georgia Sec. of State Intends to Certify Senate Runoffs by Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day

Georgia’s top election’s official says he intends to certify the results of runoffs that will tip the power balance of the Senate to the Democrats by Jan. 20. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger would not commit to completing the task before President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated. George elected democrats Jon Ossoff and the reverend Raphael Warnock to the Senate….

Cadillac Man Arrested for Carrying a Gun, Ammo During Chaos at the U.S. Capitol

President-elect Biden labeled the crowds at the Capitol on Wednesday as “domestic terrorists.” 69 people have been arrested. Six are from Michigan, including Logan Grimes from Cadillac for having a gun without a license, unregistered ammunition and having a large capacity ammo clip. The D.C. District Attorney says quote “all options are on the table” for charging the rioters. Many…

State of Emergency Declared in Tokyo

A state of emergency has been declared in Japan’s capital of Tokyo, restricting bars, restaurants and large events. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga made the declaration Thursday for the city and three neighboring prefectures, which accounts for 30% of the country’s population. The state of emergency will begin Friday and will las until Feb. 2. This comes after Japan reported nearly…

ICU Patients in UK Receive New COVID-19 Treatment

Coronavirus patients hospitalized in intensive care units in the United Kingdom are set to receive a new treatment. Clinical trials found drugs typically used to treat rheumatoid arthritis could help save lives and reduce hospital time by 10 days. Results from the government-funded trial show they reduced the relative risk of death by 24% when administered within 24 hours of…

Biden To Name Judge Merrick Garland Attorney General

President-elect Joe Biden is nominating Judge Merrick Garland for US Attorney General. Garland has been a top contender for weeks. His selection creates a vacancy on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The announcement is expected to be made as soon as Thursday.

Associated Press Reports Ossoff Wins Senate Seat for Georgia, Tips Senate Control to Democrats

On Wednesday, the Associated Press called the Georgia runoff election for Jon Ossoff. Democrats will soon control the House, Senate and White House. With more than 2.2 million votes, Democrat Raphael Warnock beat incumbent Kelly Loeffler. Warnock will become Georgia’s first ever Black Senator. With about 25,000 more votes, Democrat Jon Ossoff took the win over Republican incumbent David Perdue….

American Airlines Changes Service Animal Policy

American Airlines is changing its policy when it comes to service animals. Beginning next week, the company will no longer allow emotional support animals. The change is being made to comply with new United States Department of Transportation regulations which defines a service animal as a dog that is “trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of…

UK Enforces New Nationwide Lockdown as COVID-19 Variant Surges

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered a new nationwide lockdown to try and contain a new variant of the coronavirus, which may be up to 70% more infectious. British officials say hospitals are under more pressure than any time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. There were more than 26,000 people with COVID-19 in hospitals in England on Monday,…