- July 4, 2014
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 ...
- June 25, 2014
$2.5M federal grant supports shoreline protection
Michigan will receive $2.5 million from the federal government for efforts to protect shore lands and coastal ecosystems, along with public access and recreation.Continued ...
Snyder approves more funding for colleges, preschool
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a $15.8 billion education budget that includes substantially more money for public universities and a preschool program for disadvantaged 4-year-olds, along with a more modest boost in K-12 districts’ traditional per-student funding.Continued ...
- June 24, 2014
Explorer says Griffin shipwreck may be found
An explorer who has spent decades seeking a 17th century shipwreck in Lake Michigan said his team has located a debris field that may be the long-lost Griffin.Continued ...
3 Michigan health care systems agree to combine
Three Michigan health care systems announced Monday that they have reached a definitive agreement to combine operations into a new $3.8 billion nonprofit and expect the deal to be completed in the fall.Continued ...
Concerns aired over Ann Arbor VA center
A health care center for veterans in Ann Arbor has not dealt adequately with complaints about unsafe practices, a federal investigator said Monday in a letter to President Barack Obama.Continued ...
Museum signs purchase deal for Rosie's plant
An aviation museum announced Monday it has signed an agreement to buy a 144,000-square-foot slice of the Michigan factory where the original Rosie the Riveter worked during World War II.Continued ...
U.S. wants ICP lawsuit dismissed
Lawyers for the federal government and fans of rap-metal duo Insane Clown Posse clashed in court Monday over whether the FBI can be sued for the negative fallout of describing them as a loosely organized gang.Continued ...
- June 23, 2014
Michigan paid $85M to settle lawsuits in 2013
Michigan paid more than $85 million last fiscal year to people and companies that sued the state, ranging from $42 to mediate a case involving a lakeside road to a $41 million tax refund to General Motors.Continued ...
- June 22, 2014
Michigan in Brief: 06/22/2014
Brothers who served honored; Flint may close auto history park; Teen charged in attack on gay man. (Plus more)Continued ...
- June 21, 2014
Presbyterians to divest as protest against Israel
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies toward Palestinians, voting to sell church stock in three companies whose products Israel uses in the occupied territories.Continued ...