LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she suspended state hiring and promotions Monday and vetoed $80 million in new spending in order to steer money to fighting the coronavirus.
SOUTH ROCKWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Authorities searched Monday for a man and his son who disappeared while fishing in the Huron River in southeastern Michigan.
DETROIT (AP) — Twelve days ago, General Motors put hundreds of workers on an urgent project to build breathing machines as hospitals and governors pleaded for more in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
DETROIT (AP) — Temporary dams are planned for parts of Detroit’s east side to prevent neighborhood and basement flooding caused by rising water levels in the Detroit River.
DETROIT (AP) — First-term Michigan State Rep. Isaac Robinson died Sunday, according to this mother, who said she suspects her son's death could be related to the coronavirus. He was 44.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Soil, water, nutrients, sunlight and seeds are the basic items one person needs to grow food from scratch in the comfort of their own home.
DETROIT (AP) — A convention center in Detroit will be turned into a 900-bed hospital in response to the coronavirus, the federal government said Sunday. Construction at TCF Center, formerly known as Cobo Center, will begin after contracts are wrapped up in 24 to 36 hours, the U.S. Army Corps…
GENESEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man was arrested after grabbing shopping carts at a grocery store and claiming he had the coronavirus.
Cost-savings and public safety benefits by swiftly demolishing dangerous vacant houses in Detroit could outweigh the risk of asbestos exposure to people in neighborhoods, according to researchers at the University of Michigan.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A line of vehicles parked in front of Tom Wood's home at 100 Kings Court in Battle Creek last Sunday night, their occupants had gathered to watch a 20-foot tall Elsa sing "Let it Go" along with nine other songs from Disney films.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order Saturday requiring communities statewide to restore water service, effectively ending water shutoffs for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.
President Donald Trump approved a major disaster declaration for Michigan, providing additional money to address the coronavirus pandemic as a top health official warned the situation in Detroit, a national “hot spot” for new cases of the coronavirus, will worsen. Michigan officials also rep…
DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University is not immune to a Michigan law that grants job protections to veterans, a federal appeals court said.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit suburb plans to relocate a war memorial, but war veterans and opponents say they were not consulted and worry about losing tradition.
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — More than a fifth of Detroit's police force is quarantined; two officers have died from coronavirus and at least 39 have tested positive, including the chief of police.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general said Friday that the situation in Detroit, a national “hot spot” for cases of the new coronavirus, will worsen next week — as Michigan reported the highest daily spikes yet: 801 new cases statewide and 32 additional deaths.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's largest livestock operations will be prohibited from spreading manure on croplands during the first three months of the year under a regulation issued Friday.
DETROIT (AP) — A truck collided with a pedestrian bridge early Friday in Detroit, sending a portion of the span onto a freeway and blocking traffic along part of the heavily traveled thoroughfare, authorities said.
DETROIT (AP) — The advice is simple and universal: Washing your hands with soap and water is one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of the coronavirus. But for millions of people across the country, that’s not simple at all: They lack running water in their houses due to service s…
IRONWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan company that makes Stormy Kromer wool hats has pivoted to sewing facial masks for medical workers battling the coronavirus pandemic and plans to produce more protective gear for hospitals facing a supply shortage.
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Macomb County's prosecutor was arraigned on corruption charges Friday in connection with allegations that he ran a criminal enterprise and embezzled $600,000 for country club catering, home security cameras and other perks.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A record 129,000 Michiganders filed claims for unemployment benefits last week amid fallout from jobs lost due to the virus outbreak.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that golf courses and tobacco shops should close for three weeks to abide by her stay-at-home order.
DETROIT (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday again pleaded with Michigan residents to stay at home to rein in the coronavirus while the state's chief medical executive said hospitals with empty beds were stepping up to ease the burden on overwhelmed medical centers. They spoke to reporte…
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan's Board of Regents on Thursday fired a music professor and noted opera singer who, along with his husband, is accused of sexually assaulting a fellow singer in Houston 10 years ago.
DETROIT (AP) — Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Honda and Toyota took steps Thursday to restart North American factories that have been closed to protect workers from the coronavirus.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has overturned a 10-year prison sentence for a man who was drunk when his pickup truck slammed into another vehicle, killing a woman and leaving her two sons with major injuries in 2017.
In some parts of California, a higher percentage of children who were tested had elevated levels of toxic lead in their blood than in Flint, Michigan, during the height of that city’s water crisis.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan hospitals braced Wednesday for a surge of coronavirus cases, as the number of cases in the state rose to at least 2,294 and the number of deaths nearly doubled, from 24 to 43. Most of the cases — 85% — were reported in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties, but more than…
DETROIT (AP) — Brenda Jones, president of the Detroit City Council, said she's challenging U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib in the Democratic primary election.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Washtenaw Golf Club, one of the oldest courses in Michigan, typically only has to worry about the weather in March.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Top Indiana officials warned Tuesday that the state’s rapid jump in coronavirus illnesses is just the beginning and that obeying a new stay-at-home order is necessary, even as President Donald Trump suggested restrictions around the country could be relaxed in little more…
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer warned Tuesday that a Detroit-area hospital system was “almost at capacity” treating people with the coronavirus, as the state's stay-at-home order kicked in to reduce the spread.
The rapid spread of the coronavirus since it was first reported in China has dealt an unprecedented shock to the global economy. Here's a look at developments Tuesday as central banks, businesses and workers attempt to navigate a global outbreak that has brought economic activity to a standstill.
Airline service in the United States is teetering on the brink of collapse, with near-empty planes and coronavirus outbreaks that have left some air traffic control towers empty.
DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed the convictions of two men in prison for drug crimes, including one who has been locked up for more than seven years, after prosecutors said the cases were spoiled by Detroit police misconduct.
DETROIT (AP) — Authorities charged a suburban Detroit prosecutor with corruption Tuesday, alleging he ran a criminal enterprise and embezzled cash for country club catering, home security cameras and other perks.
CHICAGO (AP) — Bill Purdue waterproofs basements for a living, but he has spent the past few days in his buddy's Washington, Indiana, auto trim and upholstery shop cutting rectangles of cotton fabric that his friend sews into face masks.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan has hired a new law firm to lead the investigation into allegations a deceased doctor molested hundreds of people.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday told Michigan residents to stay at home, in her most sweeping order of the coronavirus crisis, warning that a million people could need hospital beds if they keep mixing with each other and spreading the illness.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The nation's governors kept pressing the federal government for supplies and economic aid to battle the new coronavirus in a conference call with the White House on Monday without getting the assurances they were hoping to hear.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Regents at the University of Michigan are expected to consider a recommendation from its president that the school fire an opera singer and tenured professor facing sexual assault charges.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday issued a three-week order that residents stay at home and not gather in public or private with people who are not part of their household, with exceptions.