DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court unanimously threw out a murder conviction Friday, saying YouTube rap videos spoiled the verdict by portraying the defendant as a “ruthless and menacing threat to the community.”
GANGES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The owners of a home along Lake Michigan decided to demolish it before nature did the job in western Michigan.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A man was arrested Friday in connection with the robbery and sexual assault of three women in an apartment complex near Michigan State University.
KALKASKA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A couple has died trying to save their two dogs from their house in northern Michigan that was engulfed in flames, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Feb. 4. Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas will deliver the Spanish-language response.
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area bank that suspected fraud and refused to cash $99,000 in checks from a black Air Force veteran said Thursday that it mishandled the incident and should not have called police.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — State lawmakers across the U.S. have reached a troubling milestone for allegations of sexual misconduct, even as they have taken significant steps to try to prevent and investigate such behavior.
Cybercrime investigators searched a South Carolina home in a nationwide effort to track down suspects they say stole more than $206,000 from a Florida school board.
DETROIT (AP) — The chief academic officer at the University of Michigan has been placed on paid leave during an investigation of sexual misconduct allegations, the president said Wednesday.
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — A 200-foot-long broken boring pipe remains embedded in the Straits of Mackinac and may not be recoverable by a company that operates a fuel pipeline, officials said.
Dozens of mayors from across the United States have formed a task force opposing a proposal by Major League Baseball to eliminate 42 affiliated minor league franchises for the 2021 season.
DETROIT (AP) — The meteoric rise of Tesla shares that recently pushed the company's value over $100 billion could turn into a supercharged payday for CEO Elon Musk.
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman who says she was groped by a male passenger on a Spirit Airlines flight says airline staff asked her to move to another seat after she reported the assault, rather than moving the man.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan University will pay two female student athletes a combined $125,000 to settle a lawsuit that accused the university of discrimination when it eliminated their softball and tennis teams in 2018.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday announced the selection of Italian conductor Jader Bignamini as its next music director.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan has cleared the way for Tesla to sell more electric vehicles in the state and get them serviced under a deal filed Wednesday that settles a lawsuit by the automaker.
DETROIT (AP) — Two different air bag glitches have forced Toyota and Honda to recall over 6 million vehicles worldwide, and both problems present different dangers to motorists.
DETROIT (AP) — Marijuana deals have been a common theme in many of the 17 homicides reported in Detroit so far this year, the police chief said.
CHARLESTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A van carrying prisoners crashed with another vehicle Tuesday on Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan, authorities said.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota jury convicted a man Tuesday of killing his girlfriend and dumping her dismembered body in a river in Michigan's Upper Peninsula last year.
GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (AP) — Police on Tuesday searched the Michigan home and former gym of a gymnastics coach who had ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar, authorities said.
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The city of Grand Haven is expected to open its two iconic lighthouses to the public as museums, pending fundraising efforts to repair and renovate.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — A southeastern Michigan man is heading to trial for allegedly hiding cameras disguised as USB chargers in the bathrooms of several restaurants.
DETROIT (AP) — A national competition is underway that seeks artists' proposals for a planned public sculpture outside the main entrance to downtown Detroit's TCF Center.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University could implement a fall break next school year, which could give students Election Day off, but some think such a schedule change could undercut efforts to encourage student voting on campus.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A technology change is forcing Michigan's corrections department to spend about $4.6 million to more than 4,000 parolees and others under state supervision with new ankle monitors.
DETROIT (AP) — Road and transit agencies across southeastern Michigan have been awarded a total of $86 million to improve air quality and reduce congestion.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A three-week festival that features what organizers called “provocative” theater productions and performances in southeastern Michigan was preparing its debut this week.
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Inside a back room in the basement of the Port Huron Museum’s Carnegie Center, nearly every surface space is cluttered with a variety of items.
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's third-largest county has taken steps to create a public defender office, which county officials hope will address concerns with representing those who can't afford attorneys.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two people have died after they were unable to escape a house fire in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, according to Michigan State Police.
ONTONAGON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s largest state park is offering artists a chance to spend at least two weeks creating art in a remote cabin in the Upper Peninsula as part of its artist-in-residence program.
DETROIT (AP) — More than $900,000 is being given to groups in Detroit through the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic PGA Tour event held last year in the city.
DETROIT (AP) — Army Pfc. Robert Fletcher restarted his life in Ann Arbor after the Korean War, the trauma of combat and captivity never far from his mind.
ITHACA, Mich. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of his 11-year-old sister who was shot last August at their home in mid-Michigan.
KALKASKA, Mich. (AP) — A school district in northern Michigan will pay its superintendent while he's on leave after prosecutors dropped felony charges against him and filed misdemeanors.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Events are scheduled across Michigan to honor the work and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and recognize the federal holiday named after the civil rights leader.
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit demolition program that depended on $263 million in federal money to raze thousands of vacant houses is moving to city control.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Flint is entrenched in more than $370 million in pension legacy costs that remain unfunded, according to a new audit that also revealed significant errors and financial risks that occurred under the purview of a former mayor.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Criminal sexual conduct charges have been filed against two priests who worked in the Upper Peninsula’s Catholic diocese of Marquette, Michigan prosecutors announced Friday
DETROIT (AP) — A former student government president at Central Michigan University pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor Friday, weeks after the attorney general agreed that a felony conviction for sexual misconduct should be set aside because of wrongdoing by a prosecutor.