US Coast Guard

The Coast Guard is developing a plan to cap two ruptured cables that leaked roughly 600 gallons of dielectric fluid into the straits of Mackinac.

All for one, under one roof

17 hours ago
Flickr User - Luis Felipe Salas |

Mount Pleasant has a new facility to help people struggling with poverty and homelessness. The Nonprofit Center provides services like food, shelter and clothing at one location.

Amanda Schafer is executive director for the Mount Pleasant Area Community Foundation. She said the center provides critical services to people who need them.

Flickr User Cindy Shebley /

New analysis shows several of Metro Detroit’s Downriver communities are experiencing higher rates of opioid overdoses. Data analytics from the last 5 years show Lincoln Park and Ecorse having the highest drug-related death rates in Michigan. The numbers are part of a new report published by the state’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs and Appriss Health.

Women in STEM battle gender bias

17 hours ago
flickr user: University of Liverpool Faculty of Health & Life Sciences /

The STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and math – have traditionally been dominated by men. And that can make it tough for women to break in – or gain respect. The Me Too movement is highlighting those issues. And some female professionals in the Great Lakes Region have their own stories about the culture of gender bias.

Flickr User Murat Livaneli /

US carmakers are preparing for an emerging worldwide movement to outlaw the internal combustion engine.