Stories tagged: michigan
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
A man who fatally shot six strangers in southwestern Michigan was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with no chance of parole, and some loved ones of those he killed …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Winter’s sharpest bite in years moved past painful into life-threatening territory Tuesday, prompting officials throughout the Midwest to take extraordinary measures to protect the homeless and other vulnerable people from …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 10 a.m.
A man charged with killing six strangers between picking up rides for Uber pleaded guilty to murder on Monday in Michigan.
Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 2:59 p.m.
Two Michigan environmental regulators implicated in the Flint water scandal pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor Wednesday in exchange for more serious charges being dropped, bringing to six the number …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
The average holiday bonus in 2017 – among workers who actually get them – was about $1,800, according to one survey of accountants. But a floral foam maker based in …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Michigan’s chief medical executive will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges in a criminal investigation of the Flint water crisis, a judge ruled Friday.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
A Michigan man curious about a rock he’d used for decades as a doorstop now knows its secret: it’s a meteorite worth $100,000.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 12:25 p.m.
Michigan gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer denies GOP ad alleging refusal to prosecute gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar
Democrat Gretchen Whitmer on Friday tearfully denied Republicans’ allegation that she refused to prosecute disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar for sexual assaulting gymnasts and other victims before the charges …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
Gonzaga has essentially adhered to a tournament rotation schedule for more than a decade, often visiting the top holiday basketball events once every four years. That rotation will continue in …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
A suburban Detroit man who found himself facing fines after a wild turkey moved into his overgrown backyard has made friends with the large bird.
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
A fire that swept through a southwestern Michigan motel early Saturday killed five children and their mother, authorities said.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems nationally and respond more quickly to public health emergencies such as …
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Authorities excavating woods in southeastern Michigan for the remains of a 12-year-old girl last seen in 1979 also could be looking for the bodies of up to half a dozen …
Mon., April 30, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
Police in Bath Township in Clark County, Michigan decided to poke fun at a slang term often aimed at police by giving their car a virtual makeover.
Mon., April 23, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
A Michigan couple had a little bit of fun naming their 14th son.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Pickup trucks bearing Confederate flags have been parking across from a high school in central Michigan, leading some students to counter-protest against racism and bigotry.
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
Four remaining free bottled water stations will close in Flint, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Friday, more than two years after the state opened them in response to a man-made, …
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
At least four traffic deaths in Michigan have been blamed on an early spring storm that dumped more than a foot of snow across parts of the state’s northern Lower …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Michigan shipwreck hunters have found the remains of a schooner that sank in Lake Michigan in 1873 during a storm.
Tue., March 13, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
Classes have been canceled for the day at Kettering University in Michigan as authorities investigate racist graffiti found at a residence hall.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:23 p.m.
Gonzaga obviously has some control over its standing in the AP basketball poll, but often it’s what other teams do that impacts the Zags’ ranking.
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
David Gavitt spent 26 years in prison for the deaths of his wife and two daughters before a prosecutor agreed that the evidence behind his arson conviction was no longer …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
A distraught father seething over sexual abuse suffered by three daughters tried to attack former sports doctor Larry Nassar in a Michigan courtroom Friday after a judge rejected his request …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
A police department in the Lansing, Michigan, area missed an opportunity to pursue criminal charges in 2004 against Larry Nassar after a teenager complained that the doctor had molested her …
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 1:13 p.m.
Only four schools and care facilities in Flint had elevated levels of lead in their water during recent tests, though one school district refused to allow the testing as the …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
Bowl capsules: McKenzie Milton threw two touchdown passes and ran for 116 yards with another touchdown, leading No. 10 Central Florida to a 34-27 Peach Bowl win over No. 7 …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
While the city of Flint still recovers from a lead-tainted water crisis, Michigan is scrambling to combat potential health risks in other tap water that stem from chemicals long used …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Plaintiffs in a landmark legal settlement related to Flint’s lead-tainted water have asked a federal judge to intervene because they say city officials have repeatedly ignored requirements that allow monitoring …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
For Washington State fans who wear that underdog mentality against the Huskies like a badge of honor, you’ve just met your match.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
John Conyers’ resignation from the U.S. House amid sexual harassment allegations unlocks the seat he has held for more than a half-century – and sets off a free-for-all race to …