Stories tagged: michigan
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 11:02 a.m.
Democratic Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan, who has served in Congress for nearly 35 years, will not seek re-election to a 19th term.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
The top Democrat in the House on Thursday called on Michigan Rep. John Conyers to resign in the face of multiple accusations of sexual misconduct. Conyers’ lawyer swiftly rejected the …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Pressure from fellow Democrats grew for Michigan Rep. John Conyers to resign after a former staffer said the longest-serving member of the House made unwanted sexual advances that included partially …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledged Tuesday that his office settled a harassment complaint involving a former staffer but said he “vehemently” denies the allegations against him.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Funeral home regulations vary across the U.S., with some states requiring annual inspections and several requiring no inspections at all.
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Kid Rock says he’s not running for U.S. Senate in Michigan.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
The fertility rate in Flint, Michigan, dropped precipitously after the city decided to switch to lead-poisoned Flint River water in 2014, according to a new working paper.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
A judge has ordered a Michigan city to make room again for an apple grower who was barred from a seasonal market because he doesn’t allow gay couples to get …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
An expert who two years ago warned about dangerous lead levels in Flint, Michigan’s drinking water has declared a qualified end to the crisis.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
NEW YORK – Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis. The Grammy-winning star told the …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
A village president in northern Michigan is refusing to apologize for sharing Facebook posts denouncing Islam and calling for the killing of “every last Muslim.”
Wed., June 28, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the city council’s refusal to approve a broadly backed deal to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
A Canadian man shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at the Flint airport on Wednesday, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that’s …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
A Detroit man who spent four decades in prison was freed on Thursday after prosecutors agreed that his 1976 murder conviction hinged on the flimsiest of evidence: a single hair.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Five people, including the head of Michigan’s health department, were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
A car driven by a 22-year-old man zipped through a stop sign and smashed into another vehicle in southeastern Michigan, killing five people including a woman who was returning from …
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
Seeking suggestions about what environmental regulations it should gut, the Trump administration on Tuesday got an earful from people who say federal rules limiting air and water pollution aren’t strict …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Michigan police would not legally be able to have sex with prostitutes anymore during undercover investigations under a bill advancing in the state Legislature.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
Some past and present University of Michigan mechanical engineering students have unveiled a 1,500-pound tribute to one of the all-time great brain teasers.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
Tysen Benz was at home when he saw social media posts indicating that his 13-year-old girlfriend had committed suicide. The posts were a prank, but the 11-year-old boy apparently believed …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Ford Motor Co. is investing $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, including an engine plant where it plans to add 130 jobs.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Michigan completed a magical run to its first Big Ten Tournament title, using a swarming defense and accurate shooting to beat No. 24 Wisconsin 71-56 on Sunday for its fourth …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
An experienced kayaker who’s trying to set the world record for the most miles paddled by a woman in one year set off from a Lake Huron beach in Michigan.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Residents in Flint, Michigan, are about to start paying the full cost of their water again, even though what’s flowing from their taps has yet to be declared safe to …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
“Systemic racism” going back decades is at the core of problems that caused a lead-contaminated water crisis in the majority black city of Flint, according to a Michigan Civil Rights …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
Betsy DeVos played a large role in expanding charter schools in Michigan, and critics say the consequences have been awful. That’s false.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 7:28 a.m.
A consultant says the cost of upgrading Flint’s water treatment plant is estimated at $108 million, up slightly from an earlier estimate.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
More than 1,700 Flint-area residents and property owners are seeking more than $700 million in damages from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its handling of the city’s crisis with …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Flint’s water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan state environmental officials said Tuesday is good news for a city whose …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
Not-guilty pleas have been entered by three of the four people newly charged in the Flint water investigation.