- Michigan may temporarily suspend lease on unused rail cars Updated: Jun-01-15 4:45 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A Michigan state agency said Monday it is negotiating to temporarily suspend the lease on 23 commuter rail cars that have sat unused and cost the state $11.4 million.
- Boy, 17, impersonates FBI agent, test drives car, crashes it Updated: Jun-01-15 4:16 pm
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A 17-year-old southeastern Michigan boy pretended to be an FBI agent and got a car dealer to let him test drive a Dodge Charger, then crashed the muscle car in northwestern Ohio, authorities say.
- Michigan signs 6-foot-10 German to letter of intent Updated: May-29-15 7:50 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Michigan basketball has signed 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner to a letter of intent.
- Cancer diagnosis leads to plans for brewery, theater Updated: May-26-15 3:51 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A cancer diagnosis has prompted a couple to move ahead on plans to open a brewery and improvisational theater in Ann Arbor, drawing the name for the planned establishment from a tough day when everything felt pointless.
- How effective are virtual schools? US study seeks answers Updated: May-26-15 4:06 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The U.S. Department of Education is funding a $1.6 million, three-year study of the effectiveness of virtual schooling in Florida, one place where online learning is fast growing.
- Unpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by university Updated: May-22-15 6:59 pm
DETROIT - A "very raw draft" of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan's archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says.
- Carr family to raise awareness of pediatric brain cancer Updated: May-21-15 7:50 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The family of 4-year-old with an inoperable brain tumor has announced a new foundation to raise public awareness.
- U-M regents consider design for $168 million sports complex Updated: May-18-15 3:22 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The athletic department at the University of Michigan is seeking approval to move forward with a proposed $168 million Division I Olympic sports complex in Ann Arbor.
- Freight train smashes stalled car; driver escapes with purse Updated: May-16-15 5:10 pm
AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A 63-year-old Ann Arbor woman grabbed her purse and escaped her stalled car before a freight train slammed into it on a rural Washtenaw County road.
- University of Michigan awards $6.4M for faculty projects Updated: May-15-15 10:20 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The University of Michigan has awarded nearly $6.4 million of Third Century Initiative funding to six faculty projects that could transform learning for students.
- Authorities seek tips after bald eagle found fatally shot Updated: May-15-15 6:21 am
SALEM TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Authorities are seeking information from the public after a bald eagle was found fatally shot in Washtenaw County.
- Solar panel installation taking shape outside Ann Arbor Updated: May-14-15 12:10 pm
ANN ARBOR TOWNSHIP, Michigan - DTE Energy Co. is moving forward with a solar power project near Ann Arbor.
- Report recommends sharpshooters to kill deer in Ann Arbor Updated: May-14-15 5:52 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A report released by Ann Arbor officials recommends hiring sharpshooters to kill deer in the city each winter.
- Michigan's Minick suspended indefinitely after arrest Updated: May-13-15 7:30 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Michigan associate athletic director for football Jim Minick was suspended indefinitely Wednesday, four days after he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol in Pittsfield Township.
- Mother charged after accidental shooting of 4-year-old Updated: May-13-15 11:06 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The mother of a 4-year-old boy who was wounded when a gun accidentally discharged at an Ann Arbor home is facing misdemeanor charges.
- Michigan says Norfleet's status an 'internal matter' Updated: May-12-15 7:22 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Michigan says wide receiver Dennis Norfleet's status is an "internal matter" after his high school coach said he was no longer a member of the Wolverines.
- Black professor who criticized white males has Michigan ties Updated: May-12-15 6:52 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A University of Michigan graduate criticized for tweets about white males received her PhD in sociology and women's studies and focused some of her research on race, gender and men.
- Officials launch regional transit master planning process Updated: May-12-15 5:16 pm
DETROIT - Officials plan to reach out to the public during the development of a plan that's expected to help create a regional transportation system for the Detroit area.
- Authorities: Drinking suspected in pedestrian-train death Updated: May-12-15 4:48 pm
LIMA TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Authorities say a 27-year-old male pedestrian apparently was drinking before a train struck and killed him in Washtenaw County.
- Michigan announces addition of Stanford DB as transfer Updated: May-11-15 7:51 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Michigan announced Monday that cornerback Wayne Lyons is joining the team as a graduate transfer from Stanford.
- U-M art student's documentary shows Ann Arbor's homeless Updated: May-10-15 2:49 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A documentary film captures the lives of Ann Arbor's homeless people and a group that works to help them.
- Michigan graduate plans to coast-to-coast run over 100 days Updated: May-07-15 12:29 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A University of Michigan nuclear engineering graduate is planning a coast-to-coast run over 100 days that's similar to part of one taken by Tom Hanks' character in the movie "Forrest Gump."
- Dingell papers go to University of Michigan Bentley library Updated: May-06-15 8:23 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Former Michigan congressman John Dingell is donating his papers from 59 years in the U.S. House to the University of Michigan, the school announced Wednesday.
- Old tree transplanted at University of Michigan showing life Updated: May-04-15 7:47 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A transplanted centuries-old tree on the University of Michigan campus is showing signs of life in its new home.