Stories tagged: michigan
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016
The road to the College Football Playoff just got a little bumpier for the Washington Huskies.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016
Fire officials in suburban Detroit say Ford Motor Co.’s world headquarters in Dearborn has been evacuated as a precaution due to a fire.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
Grant Haley returned a blocked field goal 60 yards for a touchdown with 4:27 left in the fourth quarter and Penn State upset No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 in State …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016
Several families have filed a class-action lawsuit against the state of Michigan and the Flint school district, saying more needs to be done to help students whose academic performance and …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016
A former Utah State football player who was dropped by the Atlanta Falcons over multiple sexual assault allegations was charged Thursday with rape, assault and kidnapping. The Cache County Attorney’s …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016
Senate Democrats on Tuesday threatened to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down Friday at midnight, battle the Zika virus and help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
A man is in police custody after authorities said he asphyxiated his two young children in a car at their Dearborn Heights home, shot and killed his two stepchildren and …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016
Days after Flint Mayor Karen Weaver served notice that her city might file a lawsuit against the State of Michigan over the Flint drinking water crisis, the state removed Flint’s …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016
A dog swam more than 6 miles and walked a dozen more to find its family after falling overboard into Lake Michigan during the weekend.
Fri., July 29, 2016
Six current or former state employees were charged Friday with misconduct and other crimes in the Flint water crisis, bringing to nine the number of public officials facing prosecution over …
Mon., July 11, 2016
A sheriff says two bailiffs and a gunman are dead at a western Michigan courthouse where a shooting happened.
Wed., June 8, 2016
They called themselves “The Chain Gang” – a group of bicyclists drawn together by zest for their sport, physical fitness and love of the outdoors whose day trip in the …
Tue., May 31, 2016
Municipal water in Flint, Michigan, has improved significantly and is safe for bathing and showering, although people should continue filtering the water before drinking it, scientists said Tuesday.
Wed., May 4, 2016
A man is in custody after he admitted to spraying a contaminant that officials believe contained mouse poison on unpackaged food at several Michigan grocery stores, authorities said.
Wed., May 4, 2016
President Barack Obama brought a message Wednesday to residents of Flint, Michigan – a promise for change after lead from old pipes tainted their drinking water.
Tue., May 3, 2016
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will greet President Barack Obama at a Flint airport and talk to him about efforts to solve the city’s drinking water mess.
Wed., April 20, 2016
A judge in Flint, Mich., authorized charges Wednesday against three officials involved in the Flint water crisis, the first time criminal charges have been brought against government officials in the …
Wed., April 6, 2016
Hundreds of residents of Flint, Michigan, have filed a racketeering lawsuit targeting Gov. Rick Snyder and other state and local officials over lead contamination of the city’s drinking water.
Fri., April 1, 2016
A judge says a political activist can proceed with efforts to recall Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder over his handling of Flint’s crisis with lead-tainted water.
Fri., March 25, 2016
The latest e-mails released from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s office on Thursday include playfully written messages about the quality of Flint’s drinking water and the challenge of confronting the issue.
Thu., March 17, 2016
A lawsuit against Uber filed in the name of a driver accused of gunning down six people in between stops to pick up fares is a hoax, authorities said Thursday.
Wed., March 16, 2016
Robert Champion scored 19 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute, to help Holy Cross beat Southern University 59-55 Wednesday night for its first NCAA tournament victory in …
Sat., March 12, 2016
What long-range polls really show is how well Bernie would do if he were the nominee and Republicans let his politics, writings and personal history skate into November without comment.
Thu., March 10, 2016
A Michigan couple has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of 5-year-old Mackenzie Maison who had pneumonia and weighed just 25 pounds when an emergency …
Tue., March 8, 2016
LANSING, Mich. – Republican front-runner Donald Trump faces a test of his durability with white, working-class voters in Michigan, the first industrial state to vote in the 2016 primaries and …
Mon., March 7, 2016
A lawsuit stemming from Flint’s lead-contaminated water was filed Monday on behalf of the city’s residents against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder as well as other current and former government officials …
Thu., March 3, 2016
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has hired two outside lawyers to assist with civil representation and to search and process emails and other records connected to Flint’s lead-tainted water crisis.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016
Two lawyers in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s office urged his top aides to switch Flint back to Detroit’s water system only months after the city began using the Flint River, …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016
A suburban Detroit firefighter has paid off a struggling family’s electricity bill of more than $1,000 after responding to a call at their home.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016
The state of Michigan announced Friday it has fired the head of the Department of Environmental Quality’s drinking water unit over the lead contamination of Flint’s drinking water supply.