In a photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 addressing a plot to kidnap her (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP)
Michigan Office of the Governor / Associated Press

(MPRN-Lansing) State and federal authorities have charged a group of 13 suspected terrorists in an alleged plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer and recruit militia members to storm the state Capitol. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the FBI announced the charges Thursday. They say the men wanted to overthrow the state government and incite a civil war. 

File photo of the Straits of Mackinac from Gregory Varnum, Wikimedia Commons
Gregory Varnum, Wikimedia Commons / Wikimedia Commons

(MPRN-St. Ignace) The Mackinac Bridge will be largely closed to vehicle traffic the morning of Labor Day. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says he’s suspending his effort to get permission for Syrian refugees to re-settle in Michigan. 

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An Indiana University instructor says while members of the Islamic State, or ISIS, are very disciplined, they aren't capable to carrying out their plans right now. 

Matthew Laurence Krueger faces charges of malicious destruction of property and false report or threat of terrorism