LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general showing support for the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) efforts to reduce illegal robocallers’ access to legitimate phone numbers, which results in unending robocalls that scam people…

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LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is issuing a consumer alert as part of the Department of Justice’s Money Mule Awareness Campaign, which runs through the end of November. 

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HALE – Troopers with the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post are continuing their investigation into the death of Yvonne Aleta Helton, 76, Hale.

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LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is reissuing a consumer alert focused on federal stimulus payment scams following a release by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about fake IRS emails that are showing up in peoples’ inboxes.    

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MILLS Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post were dispatched  at approximately 2 p.m. on Oct. 29, for a traffic crash in Ogemaw County’s Mills Township.

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LANSING – Medicare Open Enrollment began on Oct. 15 and the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are warning Michigan seniors to be on the lookout for Medicare scams targeting them and their personal i…

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LANSING – During a routine inspection blitz, weights and measures inspectors from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) found a number of credit card skimmers placed inside gas pumps. Credit card skimmers cannot be seen outside the pump and are located inside w…

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MANISTEE COUNTY – On Friday, Oct. 8, at approximately 8:15 p.m., a trooper from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Cadillac Post along with officers from the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office, Manistee City Police Department and Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Public Safety responded …

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LANSING – The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is alerting consumers to an increasingly common scam in which victims receive a phone call or text from someone claiming to be from their financial institution in an attempt to gain access to financial accounts to s…

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LANSING – Law enforcement officers from 102 police departments, sheriff offices and Michigan State Police (MSP) posts recently increased patrols across the state during the end-of-summer Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign that ran from Aug. 16 to Sept. 6.

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ALPENA – A police investigation to the whereabouts of a missing 18-year-old Alpena woman has turned into an investigation into her suspicious death after her body was found.

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LINCOLN – A house fire that led to the death of a 70-year-old Lincoln man is under investigation by the Michigan State Police Fire Investigative Unit, according to the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office.

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HARRISVILLE – On Sept.  22 at approximately 11:44 p.m. Trooper Jacob Strong from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Alpena was just getting ready to end his shift when he heard the call of a residential fire on E Swede Rd in Caledonia Township.