Author: Meredith St. Henry

President Trump Issues 73 Pardons, Commutes Sentence for ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

In the late hours of his last full day in office, President Trump issued 73 pardons. Some of the pardons include his former Chief of Staff Steve Bannon and rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black. President Trump also commuted sentences of 70 people, including ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick, age 50, had served only seven of his 28-year sentence for…

FBI Screens National Guard Troops in D.C. for Threats

As the country prepares for the inauguration Wednesday, National Guard troops in the nation’s capital are being screened by the FBI to prevent against any insider threats. Major General William Walker is the head of the D.C. National Guard. He says troops are being screened several times before they are put on the streets. Walker also says, as of now,…

Melania Trump’s Farewell Video: ‘Always Chose Love Over Hatred’

Tuesday will be President Trump’s last full day serving as the 45th president of the United States. Aides close to the president say he will spend the day issuing pardons and commuting the sentences of various federal offenders. They say as many as 100 people will be granted clemency. As of now, the president is not expected to pardon himself….

Member of Far-Right Group Turns Himself in After Chaos at The Capitol

A man who was involved in the riot at the Capitol has turned himself in to authorities near Colorado Springs. Robert Gieswein is a member of a far-right group called the Three Percenters. Court documents show on Sunday he was charged with five offenses, including entering the Capitol, spraying something at police, and helping move a barrier. The sheriff’s office…

Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday: Buster, Zorra & Weaver

Adopt Zorra Show Caption Hide Caption Adopt Buster Show Caption Hide Caption Adopt Weaver Show Caption Hide Caption It’s Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday on Michigan This Morning! This week we have Buster, Zorra and Weaver– just three of Northern Michigan’s many great, adoptable animals waiting for a loving family to take them home. First up, meet Buster. He’s an extremely charming and…

Senate Begins Planning Impeachment Trial

President Trump is expected to leave the White House early Wednesday morning ahead of Joe Biden’s Inauguration. At the same time, Democrats in the Senate plan to begin the impeachment trial as soon as this week. The charge against President Trump is “incitement of insurrection.” His speech at a Jan. 6 rally, before the deadly mob attack on the Capitol,…

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. With Acts of Service

Martin Luther King Jr. Day might have a bigger impact this year. Following the racial tensions of 2020 and the death of John Lewis, a civil rights activist and King’s personal friend, many plan to commemorate the holiday by participating in a day of service. MLK Day became a national celebration when it was signed into law in 1986 by…

1 Year Ago The US Reported its First COVID-19 Case

Jan. 18 marks one year since the first COVID-19 case was reported in the U.S. Now nearly 24 million infections have been reported nationwide along with nearly 400,000 deaths. And Los Angeles hit a grim milestone over the weekend. They’re the first county in the nation to hit 1 million coronavirus cases. Los Angeles County’s Health Department also confirmed their first…