The site of the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Iosco County has been riddled with dangerous levels of contamination for decades. ABC12 peeled back the curtain on efforts to mitigate the ongoing risks and what locals see as years of inaction.
Although families have been allowed to safely visit outdoors since September, Governor Whitmer went a step farther Wednesday by allowing indoor visitation at residential care facilities for the first time in about seven months.
What, if anything can be gleaned from Michigan’s recent increases and should locals be concerned? There is no hard-and-fast answer, according to an expert in the field, who says the state's strategy appears to be working, but cautions it's too soon for the public to let its guard down.
Despite deep Republican divisions, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed ahead Wednesday toward a COVID-19 aid package with the White House as Democrats warned the GOP is delaying needed relief to Americans during the crisis.