Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:24:25 GMT
The search is on for the woman who allegedly stole items from a little boy's gravesite in Richland County. According to Ontario Police, several people have contacted them concerning gravesite thefts atMore >>
The search is on for the woman who allegedly stole items from a little boy's gravesite in Richland County.More >>
A hostage situation at the trumbull county jail is over.More >>
LANSING, MI (Toledo News Now) -
new law in Michigan will impact women as they sign up for health insurance.
state recently joined eight others in the U.S. that now require women to buy an
extra policy if they want abortion coverage. The law prohibits insurance companies
from offering abortion coverage as part of both public and private health
plans, except for when a woman's life is at risk.
decision came after an emotional day in the senate. The issue has stirred up a
lot of controversy, and some say the idea should have been brought to voters.
impacts every woman and girl in the state of Michigan," said Sen. Gretchen
Whitmer (D – East Lansing). "They gathered 300,000 signatures, which is only 4
percent of our population, and have pushed the issue through."
anti-abortion group, Right to Life, collected the signatures in a citizens'
initiative, which can bypass the governor's signature.
Whitmer says she will continue to do whatever she can to fight against the new
going to raise my voice and help in any effort to undo this legislation, no matter
what that effort looks like. I think this is too important," she said.
says her first step is an online petition.
According to the Associate Press, insurance
policies covered about three percent of abortions last year.
Thursday, April 24 2014 2:22 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:22:46 GMT
Two suspected kidnappers sought in nationwide Amber Alert were captured in Sylvester, Georgia early Thursday morning. Authorities had been searching for 2-year old Maliah Harris after she disappearedMore >>
Two suspected kidnappers sought in nationwide Amber Alert were captured, and Police say the 2-year-old is safe.More >>
Thursday, April 24 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:54:09 GMT
The City of Diamondhead's City Manager Richard Rose is off the job, suspended by city leaders. After an executive session late Wednesday the city council voted four to two to suspend Richard Rose. WLOXMore >>
The City of Diamondhead's City Manager Richard Rose is off the job, suspended by city leaders. After an executive session late Wednesday the city council voted four to two to suspend Richard Rose. WLOX News was there as city leaders talked about why they made that decision.More >>