IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Utah woman was charged with second-degree murder Monday after a state trooper died three weeks after a crash in western Michigan.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Lansing-area lawmaker has tested positive for the coronavirus through screening required by his service in the Michigan Army National Guard, prompting the cancellation of the legislative session and hearings this week.
Archaeologist Connie Arzigian, of UW-La Crosse, shows off some of the nails uncovered less than 10 inches below the surface during an archaeological dig on the grounds of the Historic Indian Agency House in Portage, Wis., Saturday, July 25, 2020.
Archaeologists and volunteers work to discover artifacts near the Historic Indian Agency House in Portage, Wis., Saturday, July 25, 2020. The heat and humidity added to the challenge as volunteers were required to wear masks due to COVID-19.
A participant points to a piece of chert, a kind of stone Native Americans used for tools and weapons, which was among the items uncovered during an archaeological dig on the grounds of the Historic Indian Agency House in Portage, Wis., Saturday, July 25, 2020.
The Historic Indian Agency House, which was built in 1832 along the portage route between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers to fulfill an 1829 treaty with the indigenous Ho-Chunk, stands in Portage, Wis., Saturday, July 25, 2020. The house is one of the oldest buildings in Wisconsin.
Carl Bujanowski, left, of Poynette, with his wife, Jill, right, join Gwen Heath, of Packwaukee, to search for artifacts during an archaeological dig on the grounds of the Historic Indian Agency House in Portage, Wis., Saturday, July 25, 2020. The effort is an attempt to locate a blacksmith s…
Helena Biehn, left, and Jasa Miller, both from Kenosha, use a screen to separate artifacts from the surrounding soil during an archaeological dig on the grounds of the Historic Indian Agency House at Fort Winnebago in Portage, Wis., Saturday, July 25, 2020. The dig revealed shards of glass, …
Participants, clockwise from upper left, including Cynthia Powers, Grace Emily Schara, Cindy Schara and Eric Kramer, work at the site during an archaeological dig on the grounds of the Historic Indian Agency House in Portage, Wis., Saturday, July 25, 2020.
DETROIT (AP) — Federal agents being sent to Detroit by the Trump administration will be helping local authorities fight violent crime and won't be interfering with protests against racism or excessive force by police, the region's top federal prosecutor said Wednesday.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's top election official is urging people with an absentee ballot to return it to their local clerk's office or drop box instead of using the mail to ensure it's counted in the Aug. 4 statewide primary.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A police officer in western Michigan has been suspended two days without pay after a man protesting police brutality was struck with a tear gas canister.
BLENDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in western Michigan plan to exhume the remains of a woman slain more than 50 years ago to collect DNA in an effort to identify her and solve the case.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Oakland County, Michigan's second-largest county and a political bellwether, announced Monday that it will use up to $575,000 in federal coronavirus relief aid to provide prepaid postage on absentee ballots in the November presidential election.
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — A community in the northern Lower Peninsula is raising money to help a man who lost his business when fire destroyed a 134-year-old building.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's gray wolves appear to have stabilized at a healthy level three decades after beginning a remarkable comeback in the Upper Peninsula, wildlife officials said Monday.
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan man who pleaded guilty to telling the FBI about a false plot against a former federal prosecutor could get a lighter sentence after a successful appeal.
Oscar Amuz, with Volunteers in Action, loads groceries into cars during a food distribution event, Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at St. Monica's Catholic Church in Miami Gardens, Fla.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's confirmed cases of the coronavirus passed 75,000 on Wednesday while more plans for the new school year emerged in some communities.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A panel of Michigan lawmakers approved proposals Wednesday to dip into state cash reserves and make budget cuts, part of a wider plan to address a $2.2 billion budget hole caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University said it will take a residence hall out of regular service and use it for students who test positive for the coronavirus.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of people squatted, thrusted and lunged Tuesday on the lawn of the Michigan Capitol during a workout intended to highlight the plight of gyms that have been closed for months under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's coronavirus orders.
SAUGATUCK, Mich. (AP) — The man who painted a mural of an American Indian at a school gym in 1975 said he's willing to cover it up if the western Michigan district drops the Indians nickname.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Abortion opponents said Tuesday they're dropping a petition drive to prohibit a second-trimester procedure in Michigan after state election officials said the campaign didn't produce enough valid signatures.
Crystal and Chris Martin stand outside their home, Sunday, July 19, 2020 in Burton, Mich., as one of their children looks on. The Martins, who had to defer some mortgage payments, are among millions of Americans who have struggled financially during the coronavirus pandemic. Crystal has been…
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man whose decades in prison for drug dealing and work as an FBI informant inspired the movie “White Boy Rick” was released from custody Monday in Florida, his first steps of freedom since he was a teenager.
Sophia Garabedian had been dealing with a persistent fever and painful headache when her parents found her unresponsive in her bed one morning last fall.
DETROIT (AP) — An abandoned multifamily building in southwest Detroit is being renovated into a dozen modern housing units as part of Mayor Mike Duggan’s plan to improve city neighborhoods.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers will return to session to pass a multibillion-dollar plan to resolve the deficit caused by the coronavirus shutdown — with a mix of spending cuts, a drawdown of the state's savings and a big influx of federal rescue aid.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday for lying to police during an investigation into ex-Olympic and MSU doctor Larry Nassar.
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in Michigan's third-largest county will respond to business complaints about customers not wearing masks but won't be actively enforcing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's order.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's 33,800 unionized state employees will have to reauthorize the deduction of dues from their paycheck every year or the contributions will stop under a rule change adopted by a panel on Monday over objections from Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and labor leaders.
DETROIT (AP) — An internet domain has been seized as part of an international arms trafficking investigation into gun silencers from China, federal authorities in Detroit said Monday.
DETROIT (AP) — Summer classes for hundreds of Detroit students opened Monday, despite a protest by critics who blocked a bus yard and said the coronavirus makes in-person learning too risky.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Wreaths will be placed at the Grand Rapids grave of former President Gerald Ford to mark the 107th anniversary of his birth.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan county and municipal clerks are finding it challenging to meet the needs of voters amid the coronavirus pandemic and following changes in 2018 when state voters approved of same-day voter registration and no-reason absentee voting.