- Some lawmakers say some police ill-equipped for overdoses Updated: May-01-16 4:10 am
LANSING, Michigan - A group of 20 lawmakers backs a bill to require more rigorous medical training for police officers, borne of fear that some rural police are not properly equipped to rescue people undergoing heroin or prescription opioid overdoses.
- Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michigan Updated: Apr-30-16 4:01 am
LANSING, Michigan - Seventeen-year-olds can't vote, drop out of school or buy cigarettes in Michigan. But they're automatically prosecuted, sentenced and locked up as adults if they commit a crime.
- Ex-state police sergeant gets $350K in case over harassment Updated: Apr-29-16 6:13 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - A federal jury has awarded $350,000 to a former state police sergeant who said she suffered retaliation for reporting sexual harassment.
- State police posts collecting expired, unused prescriptions Updated: Apr-28-16 8:59 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State Police posts statewide are serving as drop-off points for expired, unwanted or unused prescription drugs.
- The Latest: State: 11M liters of water distributed in Flint Updated: Apr-28-16 8:15 pm
FLINT, Michigan - The Latest on the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan: (all times local):
- $50 million sought for Blue Water Bridge plaza expansion Updated: Apr-28-16 5:26 am
PORT HURON, Michigan - The Michigan Department of Transportation is seeking about $50 million in federal grant money to fund the long-delayed expansion of the Blue Water Bridge plaza.
- House OKs $38.8B general spending bill with more for roads Updated: Apr-27-16 7:12 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan would spend more on road construction, expanded health coverage for the poor and a criminal investigation into Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis under a $38.8 billion general budget bill approved Wednesday by the House.
- GM making investments at Tennessee and Michigan factories Updated: Apr-27-16 4:56 pm
SPRING HILL, Tennessee - General Motors announced Wednesday that it is spending $790 million to build a new high-efficiency engine at its plant in Tennessee, creating nearly 800 jobs.
- GOP senators vote to outlaw fetal tissue sales in Michigan Updated: Apr-27-16 3:40 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The Republican-controlled Senate approved two bills Wednesday that would make it illegal to pay someone to distribute or sell fetal tissue in Michigan, despite Democrats' claims that such measures are unnecessary.
- M-6 crumbling near Grand Rapids years ahead of schedule Updated: Apr-27-16 1:38 pm
WYOMING, Michigan - Concrete is crumbling on a three-mile stretch of the M-6 freeway south of Grand Rapids years before it should've started deteriorating, according to state transportation officials.
- Michigan governor seeks tougher lead limit for state, nation Updated: Apr-27-16 11:02 am
LANSING, Michigan - In proposing a tougher limit for lead in drinking water, Gov. Rick Snyder wants to lift Michigan from the depths of the Flint crisis to being a national model for lead monitoring that could help assess whether current rules are too lax.
- Michigan House votes to study marijuana limit for drivers Updated: Apr-26-16 7:34 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan House moved Tuesday to get a recommendation on setting a legal limit for driving under the influence of marijuana.
- House OKs $16.2B education budget with more for schools Updated: Apr-26-16 7:27 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan House approved a $16.2 billion education budget Tuesday with modest-to-healthy funding boosts for schools and colleges and additional money to help rescue Detroit's ailing district - the first spending bill to clear either chamber as lawmakers accelerate work on the budget before a self-imposed deadline of early June.
- House OKs requiring org charts, contact info on state site Updated: Apr-26-16 2:43 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan lawmakers hope to make it easier for citizens to navigate state government's bureaucracy.
- Bill requires org charts, phone numbers on state website Updated: Apr-25-16 11:51 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan lawmakers want to make it easier for citizens to navigate state government's bureaucracy.
- Michigan Supreme Court passes on controversy in Oakley Updated: Apr-25-16 9:43 pm
OAKLEY, Michigan - After hearing arguments, the Michigan Supreme Court won't step into a dispute over whether a village clerk can be sued under the state's open meetings law.
- Next round of rail improvements begin in southern Michigan Updated: Apr-25-16 9:12 pm
BATTLE CREEK, Michigan - Improvements continue on southern Michigan train tracks that will change service along the route.
- Conspiracy charge reinstated against McCotter aide Updated: Apr-25-16 4:51 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Supreme Court has reinstated a conspiracy charge against a high-ranking aide to a congressman who was kept off the 2012 ballot because of bogus petition signatures.
- All roadside parks reopening in Michigan's Upper Peninsula Updated: Apr-24-16 4:00 pm
MARQUETTE, Michigan - The Michigan Department of Transportation says all roadside parks in the Upper Peninsula are reopening for the season.
- Legislative panel to hold 5th hearing on Flint crisis Updated: Apr-24-16 3:58 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A legislative committee created to review Flint's water crisis will hear next from top-ranking leaders in Gov. Rick Snyder's administration.
- Aides: Flint recovery efforts continue as Snyder travels Updated: Apr-24-16 10:48 am
DETROIT - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has embarked on his first trade mission since the lead-contaminated water crisis erupted in Flint, but aides say that even though he's far from home the scandal that has preoccupied him for months remains firmly on his mind.
- Supreme Court justices Viviano, Larsen launch campaigns Updated: Apr-22-16 8:53 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan Supreme Court Justices David Viviano and Joan Larsen have formally announced bids to retain their seats in the 2016 election.
- Wayne State athletes to give toiletry kits to homeless Updated: Apr-22-16 2:04 am
DETROIT - Wayne State University athletes and volunteers are set to distribute toiletry kits to homeless people in Detroit.
- Criminal charges in Flint water crisis raise stakes Updated: Apr-21-16 5:11 pm
DETROIT - Flint's water crisis has taken a dramatic turn with criminal charges being filed against two state employees and a city worker. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette alleges the three men knew that a lack of corrosion control in drinking water was a threat to public health and intentionally tampered with lead-level reports to cover up the fiasco.
- The Latest: 2 of 3 people plead not guilty in Flint crisis Updated: Apr-20-16 5:25 pm
FLINT, Michigan - The Latest on the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan (all times local):