DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit pizzeria owner upset over people getting $150 tickets for unwittingly parking in a handicap zone got a bucket of blue paint and marked the street himself.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A split Michigan Legislature voted Wednesday to exempt high school graduation ceremonies from the state's order that restricts crowd sizes due to the coronavirus pandemic.
BLACKMAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A fired police officer in southern Michigan has been sentenced after pleading guilty to lying to a peace officer in connection with a search and seizure case.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House voted unanimously Tuesday to curb the size of severance deals for state officials unless they limit the state's legal exposure and details are made public.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan late Tuesday lifted an outdoor mask requirement except in gatherings of at least 100 people and in organized contact sports, and said teen athletes no longer must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if they are fully vaccinated.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Calls to Michigan's helpline for people struggling with gambling addiction spiked early this year, and researchers believe the timing is linked to the start of online gambling.
DETROIT (AP) — Mecca Shabazz has yet to get vaccinated against COVID-19. She doesn’t believe she needs it, despite evidence that the virus disproportionately sickens and kills Black people.
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit parent who has been outspoken about getting kids back inside schools during the pandemic claims she lost her job after a school board member complained to her employer.
DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a two-year prison sentence for a former president of the United Auto Workers who they say had “two lives" — as a leader of a blue-collar union and as a connoisseur of premium champagne and California vacation villas paid for with members' dues.
The city of Detroit is hoping to push vaccination numbers up by sending teams door-to-door throughout neighborhoods to promote walk-in sites.
PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — The company whose underwater power cables were damaged by an anchor strike in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac three years ago said Monday it was beginning to install replacements.
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit city councilman who was under indictment for federal corruption charges since 2018 has resigned from office and admitted in court Monday to accepting an illegal cash campaign contribution.
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Whether it’s model cars, cup-and-saucer sets, dishware, or nautical-themed decor, collecting is a way of life for John Konecki.
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man will spend at least 18 years in prison after pleading no contest to charges in connection to a June crash that killed two women who were riding their bicycles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist, contemporary art collector and entrepreneur who co-founded homebuilding pioneer Kaufman and Broad Inc. and launched financial services giant SunAmerica Inc., died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 87.
BENZONIA, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan art studio that is a popular tourist destination has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
DETROIT (AP) — Seven Detroit-area nonprofits will share $200,000 from the Detroit Auto Dealers Association Charitable Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders on Friday welcomed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's metric-based approach to further relaxing coronavirus restrictions, but they questioned what will happen if Michigan's COVID-19 vaccination rate falls below targets.
Police in western Michigan have released bodycam video showing officers arresting three men suspected of littering in a parking lot, and punching and wrestling one of them to the ground after he tried to flee from his vehicle.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Traverse City Film Festival is being canceled for the second consecutive year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, president Michael Moore said Friday.
WALLED LAKE, Mich. (AP) — Two men and a woman have been charged with ethnic intimidation after a Black family was threatened following a break-in at their southeastern Michigan home.
OSCODA, Mich. (AP) — A wildfire covering 5,800 acres in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula is about fully contained, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday.
GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — Two men have been convicted in the 2019 torture-slaying of a northern Indiana woman whose body was found inside a trash bin dumped in southern Michigan.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced a plan to tie the lifting of coronavirus restrictions to Michigan's vaccination rate, setting specific benchmarks that must be reached to return to normal.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan residents who visit secretary of state offices will always need an appointment, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said Thursday, making permanent a change that was made to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
BURTON, Mich. (AP) — A 54-year-old man who killed a police officer when he was a teenager will get a chance at parole after a Flint-area judge reduced his life sentence.
READING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy bitten by a dog in southern Michigan killed the animal and then fatally shot the angry owner who confronted him with a knife, state police said Thursday.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's former health director said Thursday that he resigned in January after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told him it was “time to go in a new direction," telling lawmakers he was comfortable signing an order to relax COVID-19 restrictions despite having had a difference …
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit contractor who got millions of dollars of city work through extortion will be released early from prison, a judge said Thursday, mainly because a corrupt ex-mayor was granted an extraordinary break by former President Donald Trump.
DETROIT (AP) — Engineers at General Motors have figured out how to fix a battery problem with the Chevrolet Bolt electric hatchback that caused five of them to catch fire.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Kalamazoo chiropractor who opposed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home orders when the coronavirus pandemic struck and helped with an effort to repeal her emergency powers announced Wednesday that he will run against the Democrat in 2022.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Unemployed people who find a job would get $1,000 as part of $12.7 billion in proposed COVID-19 relief spending that began advancing in the state Legislature on Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The counties near Indiana’s border with Michigan are showing persistent risk of coronavirus spread, with top state health officials saying Wednesday they were trying to turn around declining COVID-19 vaccination rates.
DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Wednesday rejected a request to stop coronavirus testing of Michigan school athletes and other steps ordered by the state health department.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors added charges Wednesday against three of six people accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
CHICAGO (AP) — Amid signs pointing “To Elevator” and advising drivers to “Take Parking Ticket With You,” the Rhinemaidens lament the theft of their gold, Siegfried is murdered, and Brünnhilde drives off in a red Mustang convertible to redeem the world.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Months after President Joe Biden snubbed Canadian officials by canceling Keystone XL, an impending showdown over a second crude oil pipeline threatens to further strain ties between the two neighbors that were frayed during the Trump administration.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's August primary date would be moved six weeks earlier, to June, and the state would be required to more quickly check if ballot drives have submitted enough qualifying signatures for the general election under bills approved Tuesday in the House.
DETROIT (AP) — Attorneys for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration defended coronavirus testing for school athletes, telling a judge Tuesday that state law gives the health director extraordinary power to respond to a pandemic.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Legislation to compensate beverage companies to update their recycling equipment using unreturned recyclables deposit funds passed Tuesday in the Michigan House.