Top news, May 24 |


Here are the top headlines for Tuesday, May 24.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — CARD READER PROBLEMS IN WEST MICHIGAN: Remember to check your bank statements! Businesses in West Michigan are reporting issues with credit card readers over the weekend.

Customers have complained that after shopping at some local retailers, mainly Meijer, they have been charged multiple times for the same purchase.

Some say their cards were denied but later showed the charges were still pending.

If you think this has happened to you, contact your debit or credit card company.

DIPLOMA SHOT INVESTIGATION: Authorities have charged two 18-year-olds in connection with last week’s shooting at Crossroads Alternative High School’s graduation ceremony.

MPs are now looking for at least six more. They are asking anyone with photos or videos that can help identify any of these potential suspects to upload them through the sheriff’s office. evidence submission portal.

The shooting injured a 16-year-old boy and a 40-year-old woman. Police say the woman underwent surgery and remains in critical but stable condition in hospital. The boy was released from the hospital.

SHORT SIGNATURES OF REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES: According to the Michigan Office of Elections, half of Republican gubernatorial candidates have not submitted enough qualifying signatures to run for office.

That includes former Detroit Police Chief James Craig and businessman Perry Johnson, two of the leading contenders to challenge Governor Gretchen Whitmer in November.

The office also determined that Donna Brandenburg, Michael Brown and Michael Markey did not have enough signatures.

Candidates could end up in court if they do not show up for the ballot. The board will meet on Thursday to discuss the next step.

THE MICHIGAN ADVENTURE OPENS: Michigan’s Adventure opens in Muskegon on Friday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

The amusement park is now cashless for all transactions. If you bring cash, you can convert it to a prepaid debit card free of charge.

The water park, WildWater Adventure, opens June 11.

PROVIDE: Rather sunny and cool. High 65°. Winds E-NE at 6-12 mph. Get your full forecast here.

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