homeland security http://michiganradio.org en Detroit-Windsor Tunnel shutting down Sunday for drills http://michiganradio.org/post/detroit-windsor-tunnel-shutting-down-sunday-drills <p>DETROIT (AP) - The tunnel linking Detroit and Canada will close on Sunday so police can hold drills.<br /><br />&nbsp;&nbsp; According to MLive.com, the Detroit-Windsor tunnel will be shut down for three hours in the morning.</p><p></p><p><br />&nbsp;&nbsp; The Detroit Department of Homeland Security calls it an "annual tunnel exercise."<br /><br />&nbsp;&nbsp; Thousands of vehicles cross between Detroit and Windsor via the tunnel each day.<br /><br />&nbsp;&nbsp; The next two nearest Canadian border crossings are the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit and the Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron.</p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 15:05:00 +0000 The Associated Press 17373 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit-Windsor Tunnel shutting down Sunday for drills Helping victims of human trafficking http://michiganradio.org/post/helping-victims-human-trafficking <p>We continue our series on human trafficking.</p><p>Identifying victims of this crime can be difficult. But as Amy Allen tells us, there are signs we can watch out for.</p><p>Allen is a victim and witness specialist from Homeland Security Investigations. She is stationed in Michigan and travels locally and abroad to help victims of human trafficking.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:50:18 +0000 Jennifer White & Mercedes Mejia 6134 at http://michiganradio.org Helping victims of human trafficking Congressman Mike Rogers on worldwide threats http://michiganradio.org/post/congressman-mike-rogers-worldwide-threats <p>Republican Congressman Mike Rogers represents Michigan&rsquo;s 8<sup>th</sup> district. He also serves as the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.</p><p>Recently, he held the annual Open Hearing on Worldwide Threats Facing the U.S. Congressman Rogers spoke to Michigan Radio&#39;s Jennifer White.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:15:12 +0000 Jennifer White, Zoe Clark & Mercedes Mejia 6133 at http://michiganradio.org Congressman Mike Rogers on worldwide threats Drug smuggling bust at Detroit Metro Airport http://michiganradio.org/post/drug-smuggling-bust-detroit-metro-airport <p>U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say they will announce arrests in a &quot;major internal drug smuggling conspiracy investigation&quot; at Detroit Metro Airport.</p><p>They plan to hold a press conference this afternoon at 3:30 at the Homeland Security Investigations Office.</p><p>In the meantime, the <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20110428/NEWS05/110428017/1001/news">Detroit Free Press</a> is reporting 12 people were arrested:</p><blockquote><p>Federal agents this morning arrested 12 individuals in an international drug smuggling investigation at Detroit Metro Airport, according to the U.S. Immigrations Customs and Enforcements.</p><p>All 12 arrestees are currently in federal custody. Of the 12, 10 are from Michigan; one is from Houston; another is from California, according to ICE officials.</p></blockquote><p>The<a href="http://detnews.com/article/20110428/METRO01/104280437/1361/"> Detroit News</a> reports that 10 of the 12 were baggage handlers who worked for Delta Airlines. Thu, 28 Apr 2011 15:49:58 +0000 Mark Brush 2265 at http://michiganradio.org Drug smuggling bust at Detroit Metro Airport