Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was not on the ballot in the Michigan governor's race, but her legacy loomed over the campaign in her home state, which has the country's highest concentration of for-profit charter schools...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar is in prison, but that hasn't kept the former sports doctor from having a role in Michigan's race for governor.
Democratic former county prosecutor Gretchen Whitmer and Republican state Attorney General Bill Schuette have sparred in recent weeks over their actions in the prosecution of Nassar, who molested many women and girls during a long career working for Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former legislative leader with the establishment's backing is hoping to fend off two political newcomers who have staked out positions to her left in the race to be the Democratic nominee for Michigan governor.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Friday that state law does not ban discrimination against LGBT people, declaring a commission's interpretation to be invalid while stating that only the Legislature or voters can expand the law to provide such protections...
The bench of the U.S. District Court for Eastern Michigan in Detroit has appointed Matthew Schneider as U.S. attorney for the district — a post he will hold until the U.S. Senate confirms a nominee for the post.
Attention shifts to the under-the-radar races for attorney general and secretary of state now that the filing deadline has passed and the field is set in the campaigns for governor and U.S. senator.
Lansing – Bill Schuette, Brian Calley and other GOP gubernatorial primary candidates will participate in two televised debates in May and June, the Michigan Republican Party said Friday.
The GOP primary competitors have clashed over proposed debate schedules during the quickly combative race, and Calley's campaign says he is still pushing for more.
A threat has prompted district officials to cancel classes at all Allen Park Public Schools on Thursday as a precaution.
The message, which indicated violence against an unspecified school, was found on a restroom wall, Superintendent Michael Darga said in a statement.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State University official who oversaw Larry Nassar was arrested Monday amid an investigation into the handling of complaints against the former sport doctor, who is in prison for sexually assaulting patients under the guise of treatment.
Amid intense scrutiny over its handling of sexual assault complaints in the Larry Nassar scandal, Michigan State University is launching a new Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance, Interim President John Engler announced Friday.
Spending on charity care by the five-hospital Detroit Medical Center declined 98 percent from $22 million in 2013 to roughly $470,000 in 2016, according to a study released Wednesday by the Michigan Nurses Association.
A state student safety program fielded a record number of tips in February, including more than 100 related to school threats, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's office announced Wednesday.
OK2SAY, which launched in 2014 as a warning system for schools statewide, received 670 reports last month, topping the previous record 560 set in October, Schuette's office said in a statement.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State Attorney General Bill Schuette is asking Michigan State University for emails and text messages related to Larry Nassar, an initial salvo in his investigation into how the college handled complaints against the longtime campus sports doctor who was sentenced to decades in prison last week for sexually assaulting female athletes...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette lashed out at Michigan State University for allowing Larry Nassar to sexually abuse girls and women for years, and he took a shot at the school's governing body...
An appeals court should affirm today that states have considerable sovereignty to establish their own set of laws and regulations by which to govern themselves. And that includes deciding reasonable penalties for violating those rules.
Lansing — Michigan State University cannot release an "investigative report" on an internal probe into its handling of criminal activity by former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar because no such document exists, according to an attorney representing the school.
The owners of an Orchard Lake restaurant have been ordered to pay nearly $1 million in restitution and serve five years probation for tax embezzlement and under-reporting their income, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Thursday.
Lansing – Attorney General Bill Schuette issued a stiff rebuke to the state Senate in an opinion released Monday after the chamber sidestepped a state trust fund board and unilaterally decided to finance conservation and recreation projects the board had not recommended.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A criminal investigation of Flint's lead-contaminated water turned to former key officials at City Hall on Tuesday as Michigan's attorney general announced charges against four people accused of keeping residents on a contaminated system that caused the crisis.