Stories tagged: michigan
UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020
More men came forward Thursday with allegations of sexual abuse by a late doctor at the University of Michigan, as the state’s attorney general insisted that the school must commit …
Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
An American woman wanted in the 2002 death of her husband, whose remains were so badly burned they weren’t identified for more than a decade, was arrested in Rome after …
Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
Four students in a southeastern Michigan town sued their school district over discipline they received in the wake of racist social media posts directed at black students.
Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
Rita Alton has an unusual morning routine these days: Wake up. Get dressed. Go outside to see if her house is closer to tumbling down an 80-foot cliff into Lake …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
A powerful winter storm in the central United States dropped snow as far south as El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday while areas of the Deep South were at risk of …
Sun., Jan. 5, 2020
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Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
Michigan could become the first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes. Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday ordered the state health department to issue emergency rules that will prohibit the …
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019
Federal appellate courts ruled “chalking” tires, a method of determining whether a parker has remained at a space for too long, was unconstitutional. But Spokane ceased the practice downtown at …
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019
Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the only Republican in Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is leaving the GOP because he has become …
Thu., June 27, 2019
Michigan’s attorney general sued Thursday to shut down twin 66-year-old oil pipelines in the Great Lakes, saying they pose an “unacceptable risk” and the state cannot wait five to 10 …
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019
Prosecutors drop all criminal charges against 8 people in Flint water crisis and pledge to start new investigation
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019
Hundreds of boxes. Millions of records. From Michigan to New Mexico, attorneys general are sifting through files on clergy sex abuse this month, seized through search warrants and subpoenas at …
Thu., April 18, 2019
A Canadian man convicted of terrorism for nearly killing a Michigan police officer while yelling “God is great” in Arabic was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday, after boldly …
Tue., April 16, 2019
Detroit-area Roman Catholics have one more dining option during Lent than most other followers of the faith. The culinary appeal of that item, however, is up for debate.
Sun., March 17, 2019
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Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A fire that swept through a southwestern Michigan motel early Saturday killed five children and their mother, authorities said.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
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
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
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.