- Plan to restructure Detroit schools advances during sickout Updated: May-03-16 5:47 pm
DETROIT - Michigan lawmakers moved swiftly Tuesday to advance a $500 million plan to restructure Detroit public schools by creating a new district - a vote intended to ease the concerns of teachers who closed the district for a second consecutive day by calling out sick.
- Fiat Chrysler, Google to cooperate on autonomous minivans Updated: May-03-16 5:17 pm
DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler and Google will work together to more than double the size of Google's self-driving vehicle fleet by adding 100 Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
- Michigan's Chatman receives release, plans to transfer Updated: May-03-16 5:10 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Kameron Chatman has been granted his release from Michigan's basketball program and plans to transfer.
- Long prison term for man who hatched sex crime behind bars Updated: May-03-16 4:44 pm
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - A man accused of trying to arrange sex with a mentally disabled teen when he was in a state prison has been sentenced to 33 years in federal prison.
- 2 more guilty pleas in Detroit school corruption scandal Updated: May-03-16 4:26 pm
DETROIT - A retired Detroit school official has pleaded guilty to accepting $325,000 in cash, gift cards and other favors from a contractor.
- Michigan artist's baseball painting sells for $48K Updated: May-03-16 4:04 pm
PLAINWELL, Michigan - A 100-year-old baseball painting by Plainwell native commercial artist Fletcher Ransom recently sold for $48,000 at an auction.
- Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from case Updated: May-03-16 3:29 pm
FLINT, Michigan - A federal judge has disqualified himself from handling a lawsuit over Flint's lead-tainted water because he worked in the city for four months and drank the water.
- Police: Girl, 10, made up story about abduction, escape Updated: May-03-16 2:34 pm
GAINES TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Authorities in western Michigan say a 10-year-old girl made up a story about being abducted by a stranger before escaping.
- Detroit light-rail line's Tech Center opens ahead of service Updated: May-03-16 2:11 pm
DETROIT - A multimillion dollar Tech Center at the northern end of Detroit's light rail line has officially opened.
- The Latest: Michigan panel approves Detroit school plan Updated: May-03-16 1:14 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The Latest on the sick-out by teachers that's closed dozens of Detroit schools on Tuesday (all times local):
- UN experts: Human rights in Flint may have been violated Updated: May-03-16 1:13 pm
GENEVA - Residents of Flint, Michigan, may have had their human rights violated because of a lack of regular access to safe drinking water over the past two years, U.N. experts said Tuesday.
- Man, 19, arraigned in western Michigan woman's slaying Updated: May-03-16 12:02 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - A 19-year-old man has been arraigned in the slaying of a 34-year-old woman whose body was found on the campus of a western Michigan community college.
- Michigan governor to discuss Flint water crisis with Obama Updated: May-03-16 10:35 am
FLINT, Michigan - 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.
- Writer-in-residence program awards third Detroit home Updated: May-03-16 10:07 am
DETROIT - A writer is expected to receive a house on Detroit's eastside through a program that awards homes to new writers-in-residence.
- Google offers $250,000 for Flint research, local nonprofit Updated: May-03-16 7:14 am
LANSING, Michigan - Google is offering $250,000 to help with the ongoing response efforts in Flint as the Michigan city reels from the effects of a lead-contaminated water supply.
- Man charged with false report about being tied to tree Updated: May-03-16 6:46 am
GRANT TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A 31-year-old man who told sheriff's deputies he was tied for 36 hours to a tree at a western Michigan campground has been charged with making a false police report.
- Lake Superior State trustees OK $60M, 20-year master plan Updated: May-03-16 5:47 am
SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan - Trustees for Lake Superior State University in Michigan's Upper Peninsula have approved a $60 million, 20-year master plan.
- Authorities: 2 dead after crash involving car trying to pass Updated: May-03-16 5:46 am
SIX LAKES, Michigan - Authorities say a couple is dead after a Buick was struck head-on by a car trying to pass multiple vehicles at once in Montcalm County.
- Local homeless programs across Michigan awarded about $13.9M Updated: May-03-16 5:45 am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded roughly $13.9 million to local homeless housing and service programs across Michigan.
- Snyder expects expanded Medicaid coverage in Flint next week Updated: May-02-16 9:11 pm
FLINT, Michigan - An additional 15,000 children and pregnant women grappling with Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis should become eligible for government health insurance starting next week, once the funding receives final legislative approval, Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday.
- Stretch of I-275 shut down amid $80 million overhaul Updated: May-02-16 8:35 pm
FARMINGTON HILLS, Michigan - Part of Interstate 275 in the Detroit area is shut down until July amid an $80 million overhaul.
- Ex-tribe chairman gets 25 years in prison for sex crimes Updated: May-02-16 8:33 pm
SUTTONS BAY, Michigan - A former chairman of a northern Michigan Indian tribe has been sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for first-degree criminal sexual conduct against a girl in the Traverse City area.
- Dirty birds cause Salmonella outbreak in Michigan Updated: May-02-16 8:05 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan health officials warn of a rising number of salmonella cases.
- No prison for Detroit-area woman who stole about $280K Updated: May-02-16 7:58 pm
DETROIT - A Detroit-area woman who stole nearly $280,000 from the federal government won't spend a day in prison.
- After strides at Michigan, Rudock gets NFL shot with Lions Updated: May-02-16 6:27 pm
ALLEN PARK, Michigan - After his first game at Michigan last season, it was hard to tell if Jake Rudock would even make it through the year as the starting quarterback, much less play his way into an NFL opportunity.