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The Latest: Detroit schools opening after teacher sick-out

May 4, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on Detroit's financially struggling schools, which saw teacher sick-outs this week (all times local):

7:40 a.m. more »»

2 charged with murder after body found in mid-Michigan

May 4, 2016

SURREY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a woman killed her 54-year-old father with the help of her boyfriend in rural mid-Michigan. more »»

Official: Teen who killed boy at playground making progress

May 4, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An official says a 13-year-old boy who fatally stabbed another boy at a playground in western Michigan has shown progress while held in a juvenile detention facility. more »»

Struggling school district's voters agree to annexation plan

May 4, 2016

ALBION, Mich. (AP) — Voters have approved a proposal to have their struggling southern Michigan school district absorbed by another school district. more »»

Michigan-based bus company invests $2.8M in 5 new coaches

May 4, 2016

OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan-based bus company is investing $2.8 million in five new motor coaches for use by group charters and tours. more »»

Voters in Kalamazoo County approve renewal of transit tax

May 4, 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Voters in Kalamazoo County have approved a five-year renewal of a millage that will fund public transit through 2021.

The Kalamazoo Gazette reports (http://bit. more »»

Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation

May 4, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit teachers who closed city schools for two days by calling out sick say they will return to the classroom Wednesday after being assured by the district's manager that they... more »»

Obama visiting Flint for first time since water crisis began

May 4, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to meet with residents of Flint, Michigan, to hear how they're managing after lead from old pipes tainted their drinking water. more »»

Shutoffs begin for Detroit water customers who haven't paid

May 4, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Shutoffs have begun for Detroit water customers who haven't paid their bills.

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department began service cutoffs Tuesday. more »»

Voters reject proposal for small village to be dissolved

May 4, 2016

RICHLAND, Mich. (AP) — Voters have rejected a proposal for a small village near Kalamazoo to be dissolved. more »»

Michigan will appeal $325K verdict in favor of prisoner

May 4, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The state of Michigan says it will appeal after a jury awarded $325,000 to a prison inmate who accused officials of illegally rejecting his pleas for help for chronic pain. more »»

Electronic guide offers information on Michigan tour routes

May 4, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Travelers can get information about 20 state and national byways and tour routes in Michigan from a newly developed electronic booklet. more »»

Gov. Rick Snyder signs 4 domestic violence bills

May 4, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed four bills dealing with domestic violence that he hopes will offer "peace of mind" to people trying to escape dangerous situations.

Rep. more »»

Detroit teachers to return to classrooms after 2 days out

May 3, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit teachers say they will return to classrooms on Wednesday after receiving assurances they will be fully paid for the school yea. more »»

Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out

May 3, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit teachers who had closed city schools for two days by calling out sick announced Tuesday that they would return to the classroom after receiving assurance from the district'... more »»

The Latest: Detroit teachers say they will return to work

May 3, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the sick-out by teachers that's closed dozens of Detroit schools on Tuesday (all times local):

6:30 p.m. more »»

AP Sources: Takata recall could more than double in size

May 3, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Three people briefed on the matter say that U.S. auto safety regulators are in talks with Takata Corp. more »»

Audit: economic development agency underreported investments

May 3, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two audits found Michigan's economic development agency and a related state board were underreporting investments by millions in draft reports. more »»



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