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Judge orders teens to stand trial in slaying of acquaintance

May 18, 2016

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — Two western Michigan teens have been ordered to stand trial on murder charges in the stabbing and beating of a 16-year-old acquaintance in a Grand Rapids-area park. more »»

Senate OKs Michigan infrastructure fund; money up in air

May 18, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A bill advancing in Michigan would create a state fund that could be used to pay for underground infrastructure needs across the state in the wake of Flint's water crisis. more »»

Transition manager Rhodes meets with Detroit school board

May 18, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The transition manager for Detroit's public schools has met with the local school board which has been opposed to state intervention in the district. more »»

U.P. woman gets probation, house arrest in booze rebate scam

May 18, 2016

IRONWOOD, Mich. (AP) — An Upper Peninsula woman has been sentenced to house arrest for four months after collecting thousands of dollars from booze makers in a rebate scam. more »»

Police task force focusing on 1983 Newaygo County slaying

May 18, 2016

WHITE CLOUD, Mich. (AP) — A police task force is looking into the cold case slaying of a 25-year-old northwestern Michigan man. more »»

Police conduct intense search; kidnapping suspect charged

May 18, 2016

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man has been charged with trying to abduct a teenager who needed to make a phone call. more »»

Senate, House OK genocide education requirement in schools

May 18, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State law may soon require Michigan children to learn about the Holocaust and the 1915 massacre of Armenians under a bill approved by the state Senate and House. more »»

Panel considers if juries can give teens life with no parole

May 18, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A special group of appellate judges has heard arguments on whether juries — not trial judges — should sentence teens to life without parole. more »»

APNewsBreak: Ohio seeks to coordinate Lake Erie algae effort

May 18, 2016

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's environmental agency wants to better coordinate the state's efforts to drastically reduce what's feeding the harmful algae in Lake Erie that has fouled drinking water... more »»

Great Lakes group approves Waukesha's water request

May 18, 2016

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Representatives of Great Lakes states and provinces have given preliminary approval to a precedent-setting request by a Wisconsin city to draw water from Lake Michigan. more »»

Police identify driver who fled deputy, died in fiery crash

May 18, 2016

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a driver who sped away from a traffic stop in southern Michigan and died after losing control of an SUV and crashing into a tree. more »»

State Supreme Court: New trial for Battle Creek-area woman

May 18, 2016

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has cleared the way for a new trial for a Battle Creek-area woman who insists she's innocent of criminal sexual conduct against a child. more »»

Police: Driver fatally strikes man, flees after dumping body

May 18, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Police say a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a pedestrian in Detroit only stopped long enough to remove the man's body from the hood of the car and dump it in an alley. more »»

Detroit nonprofit community center struck by thefts, arson

May 18, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A nonprofit community center on Detroit's east side that's working to offer summer programing has been struck by theft and arson.

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

Study planned of deadly rampage in southwestern Michigan

May 18, 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A nonprofit organization plans to analyze a deadly rampage in southwestern Michigan and law enforcement's response as part of a $65,000 study. more »»

JPMorgan Chase announces housing, jobs efforts in Detroit

May 18, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Financial giant JPMorgan Chase says it's making new investments as part of its earlier $100 million commitment to Detroit's economic recover. more »»

Plans call for turning Detroit building into artists' colony

May 18, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Plans are in the works for an artists' colony at a large industrial building near Detroit's Corktown neighborhood. more »»

Fiat Chrysler recalls van trailer light controls

May 18, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 84,000 trailer light modules sold as accessories for commercial vans because the brake lights may not wor. more »»

 
 

 

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