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BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (AP) — A woman who had just returned to her suburban Detroit home after two weeks away was injured when an explosion rocked the residence as she was turning on appliances, officials said.

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DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy in more than 200 children surrendered his medical license and agreed to pay a $5,000 penalty under a settlement accepted Wednesday by state regulators.

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A view of the flooded area near the Sanford Dam on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Residents were told to evacuate due to the dams on Sanford and Wixom Lakes no longer being able to control or contain the amount of water flowing through the spill gates.

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A view of the flooded area near the Sanford Dam on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Residents were told to evacuate due to the dams on Sanford and Wixom Lakes no longer being able to control or contain the amount of water flowing through the spill gates.

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A view of the flooded area near the Sanford dam on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Residents were told to evacuate due to the dams on Sanford and Wixom Lakes no longer being able to control or contain the amount of water flowing through the spill gates.

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Floodwater surrounds Wixom Lake Gas & Launch, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 along the Tittabawassee River in Beaverton, Mich. An evacuation order was released the night before for residents of Sanford and Wixom Lakes, warning of "imminent dam failure."

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Residents of Sanford and Wixom Lakes exit a shelter at Meridian Junior High School, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Sanford, Mich., after spending the night following an evacuation order. People living along two mid-Michigan lakes and parts of a river have been evacuated following several days of h…

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DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a groundbreaking decision that said Detroit students had a constitutional right to education and literacy, just days after Michigan's governor settled the case by agreeing to seek millions from the Legislature to improve education.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state has spent $4.5 million to mail absentee ballot applications to all 7.7 million registered voters ahead of the August primary and November general election in Michigan, a crucial presidential battleground.

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Clare Nagrant earns her living from tourism, so she's taken a beating during the coronavirus-imposed shutdown. A few months ago, she was juggling four jobs. Now she's down to one part-time gig with a distillery that stayed open by adding hand sanitizer to its prod…

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Restaurants, bars and other retail businesses can reopen in much of northern Michigan starting Friday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday — a key step for the tourism-dependent region before the Memorial Day weekend and summer season.

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DETROIT (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in the Detroit area has taken aim at his parishioners in a bid to maintain social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, using a squirt gun to shoot holy water.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday she wants 450,000 Michiganders to be tested for the coronavirus this month, an average of nearly 15,000 a day, a critical goal because she said social-distancing cannot go on indefinitely until a vaccine is developed.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The coronavirus has claimed 133 additional lives in Michigan, pushing the state's death toll from the outbreak to 4,526, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said Saturday.

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RICHMOND, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy agreed to pay a $10,000 to settle an investigation of a natural gas fire in southeastern Michigan that forced people to conserve heat for a few days during a polar vortex in 2019, state regulators said Friday.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Guns cannot be banned from Michigan's Capitol unless legislators change state law, an official who helps oversee the building said Wednesday, less than a week after some protesters armed with rifles shouted at lawmakers inside the Senate chamber.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature sued Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday, asking a judge to declare invalid and unenforceable her stay-at-home order and other measures issued to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit hospital under scrutiny for its treatment of the dead and dying during the coronavirus pandemic has been found in compliance of rules related to staffing and infection control, a state agency said.

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Registered nurse Gayle Novack watches a procession outside St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit on Monday, May 4, 2020. Representatives of law enforcement agencies drove by the hospital to salute and honor medical and front-line personnel during the coronavirus pandemic.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans who control the Michigan Senate urged Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday to lift her five-week-old ban on nonessential medical and dental procedures, saying the decision to resume should be left to hospitals and health providers.