- July 14, 2014
Freedom still possible for Mich. juvenile lifers
A Michigan Supreme Court decision that thwarts the hopes of hundreds of inmates seeking relief from no-parole sentences won’t end a hot legal issue that’s being played out across the country.Continued ...
Man killed trying to outrun train
Authorities say a 20-year-old man trying to beat an oncoming train by running across the tracks was struck and killed at a crossing in southwestern Michigan.Continued ...
'Ask Dr. Nandi' earns $1.5M film incentive
The Michigan Film Office says it has awarded a $1.5 million film incentive to the “Ask Dr. Nandi” talk show.Continued ...
- July 13, 2014
Funeral for Detroit-area toddler killed on porch
Mourners sang "Happy Birthday" on Saturday to a toddler who was laid to rest on what would have been her third birthday, a victim of a fatal shooting outside her Detroit-area home.Continued ...
- July 12, 2014
Possible chlorine leak at Michigan amusement park
Some patrons at a western Michigan amusement park have been hosed down after a possible chlorine leak near a water ride.Continued ...
Pilot, 69, killed in homemade aircraft crash
Authorities are investigating a homemade aircraft crash that killed the 69-year-old pilot in southeastern Michigan's Monroe County.Continued ...
- July 11, 2014
Man charged with killing referee appears in court
A Detroit-area soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch to the neck made an initial court appearance on a second-degree murder charge Thursday, the same day family and friends were saying a final goodbye to the referee.Continued ...
- July 8, 2014
Michigan in Brief: 07/08/2014
2 sentenced in Detroit attack on motorist; Test scores up, but college readiness slips; Meteorologist loses eye in fireworks mishap. (Plus more)Continued ...
- July 7, 2014
Man with odd sentence stuck with life in prison
Good conduct makes Leon Echols eligible for a number of jobs in prison: porter, barber, cook. He chooses to be a photographer in the visitor room, taking pictures of other inmates and their families.Continued ...
- July 4, 2014
Man arraigned on murder charge in wife's slaying
A prosecutor says the Detroit-area husband of a woman found dead and buried in northern Michigan has made incriminating statements.Continued ...
Police: Man shot toddler to torture her dad
A man accused of killing a 2-year-old Detroit-area girl shot her in front of her father to torture him, state police said Thursday.Continued ...
- July 3, 2014
Regulators OK fish hatchery expansion near Au Sable
State officials approved a significant expansion of a northern Michigan commercial fish hatchery’s operations Tuesday after requiring additional measures to protect the cherished Au Sable River.Continued ...
- June 29, 2014
New Michigan budget may affect you in many ways
Schoolchildren, college students and others will be impacted when the next state budget starts in about three months.Continued ...
- June 26, 2014
United Nations help sought to restore Detroit water service
Several groups concerned about Detroit residents who had their water shut off for nonpayment have taken the unusual step of appealing to the United Nations for support in an effort to force the restoration of service.Continued ...
Schuette opposes release of inmate who won case
Attorney General Bill Schuette says he’ll oppose freedom for a prisoner who recently won a major case at the Michigan Supreme Court.Continued ...