Stories tagged: michigan
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 …
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 …