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Prisoner pleads guilty to 2004 Michigan murder

July 24, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prisoner has pleaded guilty to a decade-old murder in Michigan.

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Gilda's LaughFest to return for 5th year in March

July 24, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Organizers of an annual festival of laughter in western Michigan say the event will return for its fifth year in March. more »»

Tortoise may have helped 12-inch alligator escape

July 24, 2014

NAUBINWAY, Mich. (AP) — An owner of a zoo in Michigan's Upper Peninsula says a 12-inch alligator has escaped, possibly with some help from a tortois. more »»

Court throws out conviction in 1983 fatal stabbing

July 24, 2014

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has overturned a murder conviction in a Wayne County case that took about 30 years to bring to trial. more »»

Detroit museum to start putting up art in suburbs

July 24, 2014

WIXOM, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is going to start putting up reproductions of paintings at outdoor sites throughout the area. more »»

Michigan to host conference on African governance

July 24, 2014

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Scholars and policymakers from around the globe plan to gather next month for a conference on Africa at Western Michigan University. more »»

Refugee run farm operates in western Michigan

July 24, 2014

This is an AP Member Exchange shared by WOOD-TV. more »»

Muskegon River to be surveyed for sea lamprey

July 24, 2014

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Federal scientists are preparing to examine a portion of the Muskegon River to determine what steps are needed to control sea lamprey, an invasive fish parasite. more »»

Columbus ship replicas drop anchor in Michigan

July 24, 2014

WYANDOTTE, Mich. (AP) — Replicas of ships used by Christopher Columbus are sailing into a Michigan harbor.

The Detroit News reports (http://bit. more »»

Michigan officials search for 61-year-old boater

July 24, 2014

FENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The family of a man missing on Lake Fenton says he is a 61-year-old Flushing residen. more »»

Judge: Why wasn't child murder suspect in jail?

July 24, 2014

INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit judge says it appears an ex-con accused of killing a 2-year-old girl in front of her father should have been behind bars at the time. more »»

Statue series grows, to include Betty Ford in 2018

July 24, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Grand Rapids Community Legends project has added a sixth statue to a series that will grow to include former first lady Betty Ford four years from now. more »»

Detroit Land Bank's occupied homes pose challenge

July 24, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Land Bank Authority hopes to come up with a plan later this year on how to deal with homes it is trying to sell that are occupied, officials said. more »»

Lansing groups seek welcome for child immigrants

July 23, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A coalition of activists and religious leaders in Lansing is calling on the City Council to make the community a welcoming place for child immigrants from Central America. more »»

Mother's parental rights to 3 children terminated

July 23, 2014

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A judge has terminated a 31-year-old Saginaw mother's parental rights to her three daughters, whose brother died from physical abuse.

The Saginaw News (http://bit. more »»

Police: 2 western Michigan churches broken into

July 23, 2014

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan police are investigating recent break-ins at two churches in northern Muskegon County.

An undersheriff tells the Muskegon Chronicle (http://bit. more »»

Schauer voted in 2012 GOP presidential primary

July 23, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer is acknowledging that he voted in the state's 2012 Republican presidential primary. more »»

Judge: Why wasn't child murder suspect in jail?

July 23, 2014

INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit judge says it appears an ex-con accused of killing a 2-year-old girl in front of her father should have been in jail at the time of the shooting. more »»

Suit seeks to allow atheist booth in City Hall

July 23, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union in Michigan and two other groups have filed a federal lawsuit seeking an injunction against a Michigan city's ban on an atheist booth in a... more »»

 
 

 

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