- June 24, 2014
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 ...
Inmate asks court for help in Michigan parole case
An inmate who won a major case at the Michigan Supreme Court over a governor’s power to change prison sentences is asking the court for additional help because the state’s interpretation of the groundbreaking decision could block his release.Continued ...
Construction moves forward on convention center
Construction is moving forward on the Blue Water Area Convention Center along the St. Clair River in Port Huron that will include an event hall, meeting rooms and ballroom.Continued ...
- June 20, 2014
Last of three fugitives in Detroit drug case captured
Authorities in Missouri used a stun gun to capture the last fugitive in a Detroit drug case, after he and two accomplices didn’t appear in court to hear the guilty verdicts against them, federal officials said Thursday.Continued ...
- June 19, 2014
In unlikely twist, industry agrees to ban 'microbeads'
Environmentalists in Illinois expected a battle royale over their call for a statewide ban on “microbeads” — tiny bits of plastic used in personal care products such as facial scrubs and toothpaste that are flowing by the billions into the Great Lakes and other waterways.Continued ...
- June 18, 2014
Mother of trooper's killer sentenced
The mother of a man convicted of killing a Michigan state trooper has received a prison sentence of 18 months to five years for helping him flee.Continued ...
Tornado hits northern Michigan as storms pass by
A funnel cloud briefly touched down Tuesday in northern Michigan, damaging several buildings and vehicles, the National Weather Service said.Continued ...
Oral arguments set in gay marriage case
Oral arguments have been officially scheduled by a federal appeals court about Michigan’s dispute over gay marriage.Continued ...
Some Republicans backing gay marriage
Former high-ranking Republicans in the Michigan Legislature are urging a federal appeals court to allow gay marriage in the state.Continued ...