Three pupils at a high school in Oxford in the state of Michigan were killed Tuesday, while six others ended up injured when a 15-year-old student pulled out a gun and started shooting randomly, according to police acting spokesman Michael McCabe.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan and her family were at times moved around by authorities as law enforcement tracked the men who allegedly plotted for months to kidnap her, the state's attorney general said on Friday.
Thirteen people, including seven men associated with the Wolverine Watchmen militia group, have been arrested in a sweeping takedown of plots to kidnap the Michigan state governor, attack the state capitol building and incite violence.
After months of trying to contain the coronavirus pandemic, officials in Michigan intensified their fight on Thursday against a different and potentially deadlier disease: Eastern equine encephalitis, a brain infection transmitted by mosquitoes.
President Trump threw his support behind armed right-wing protesters who entered the Michigan Capitol shouting and blocked the office of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, claiming that they are very good people, but they are angry.