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Published 1/4/2020
10:07pm

Terrorism Advisory Bulletin Issued for United States

Department of Homeland Security Issues "National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin" In Effect Until January 18th

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The Department of Homeland Security has issued a National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin for the United States of America.

What does this mean?

BULLETIN: Describes current developments or general trends regarding threats of terrorism.

The bulletin, issued January 4th 2020, indicates there is no specific or credible threat that the agency is aware of, but cautions that there is the potential for an Iranian attack in response to a recent U.S. strike in Iraq that killed a key IRGC-Quds Force commander.

While new bulletins may be issued as new information becomes available, there are two types of Alert that citizens should be on the lookout for:

ELEVATED ALERT: Warns of a credible terrorist threat against the United States.

IMMINENT ALERT: Warns of a credible, specific and impending terrorist threat against the United States.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages citizens to listen to local law enforcement and public safety officials.

CLICK HERE FOR BULLETIN DETAILS

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1/5/2020

Ann Arbor's fifth annual deer cull is underway. The city is allowing sharpshooters to take up to 150 deer this month to control its deer population.

The 22-year-old Allen Park man wanted for allegedly doing donuts in the middle of I-94 is in custody. Police say Devin Cronk turned himself in Thursday.

The holiday break for students in the Richmond School District was extended. Officials say a ransomware virus is affecting the operating systems for phone and heating and cooling systems in school buildings.

Fire breaks out at an area car dealership. Plainfield Township firefighters responded to Fox Motors Wednesday night when flames broke out on the roof of the building. No injuries were reported.

The Oakland County Health Division has confirmed another case of animal rabies. A skunk that was found in West Bloomfield near 14 Mile Road tested positive for the disease.

The Flint-area teen who fell into Lake Michigan Wednesday night has been identified. The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office says 16-year-old Eliza Trainer was swept off the pier at Holland State Park around 11:30 pm.

MSUFCU is in the process of refunding customers who had a fraudulent charge put on their accounts on New Year's Eve. The credit union says a very small number were affected by the fraud charges.

Residents in the City of Big Rapids are facing a huge deer overpopulation issue. The city is proposing a solution that would take out some of the deer; and at the same time help feed the hungry in the area.

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