DETROIT (AP) — The state of Michigan has agreed to destroy more than 3 million dried blood spots taken from babies and kept in storage, a partial settlement in an ongoing lawsuit over consent and privacy in the digital age.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A newspaper is suing to try to force Michigan State University to release agreements with two donors who are helping pay the salary of football coach Mel Tucker.
The Detroit Free Press said Michigan State won't give up the documents, citing privacy.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Detroit police Chief James Craig filed Tuesday to run as a write-in candidate for Michigan governor weeks after being tossed from the Aug. 2 Republican primary ballot.
Craig was among five Republican candidates deemed ineligible after the state elections bureau determined they fell short of collecting the necessary number of valid signatures.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a Catholic school's challenge to Michigan's 2020-21 mask order.
The Whitmer administration policy during the COVID-19 pandemic was dropped about a year ago, making the lawsuit moot, the court said.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Corrections has denied parole for a convicted serial killer who confessed to killing four women in the Lansing area in the 1970s.
Don Miller, 67, will next be eligible for parole Aug.
LANSING, Mich (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday signed expansions to Michigan's crime victim compensation fund, which ranks worst in the nation for application rates, according to the Alliance for Safety and Justice.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans running for Michigan governor met in their first debate Thursday night, all staunchly opposing abortion before the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling is potentially overturned while disagreeing on exceptions and whether former President Donald Trump won the state's 2020 election.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) _ Jackson Financial Inc. (JXN) on Tuesday reported earnings of $2.03 billion in its first quarter.
The Lansing, Michigan-based company said it had profit of $22.51 per share.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan voters in November will decide whether to revise some of the country's strictest legislative term limits and require state elected officials to report information about their finances to avoid conflicts of interest.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A chemical engineer has been sentenced to 14 years in prison over what prosecutors say was a scheme to steal trade secrets about materials used in cans for soda and other drinks to benefit the Chinese government and a Chinese company.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Police responding to a call about a shopper with a gun chased a man at a Michigan big-box store and shot him twice in the parking lot, according to video.
“You just shot me for no reason,” DeAnthony VanAtten, 20, told officers as he lay on the ground handcuffed while they checked his injuries outside a Meijer store in East Lansing on April 25.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Eligibility for a Michigan fund that reimburses crime victims and their survivors for health care costs and funeral expenses would be expanded under a bill passed Wednesday by the Legislature.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a spending bill that would fund new college scholarship program for high school graduates and increase operations funding for state universities by 11% overall.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Kevin Rinke said Monday that his “bold” proposal to eliminate Michigan's personal income tax would help residents and also sets him apart in a crowded 10-person primary field, though he didn't detail how he would address the budget ramifications.
DEWITT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman who was among the oldest living Americans has died at age 114.
Irene Dunham died Sunday, son Bruce Dunham told the Lansing State Journal.
Her mind was sharp but "her body just finally gave up,” he said Monday.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Five Chevy Camaros stolen from a General Motors factory in Lansing and valued at about $375,000 have been recovered following a high-speed police chase along a Michigan interstate.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A jury convicted a woman of three counts of first-degree murder and arson Monday for setting a fire that killed her boyfriend’s mother and two grandsons.
The Ingham County jury needed just 80 minutes to return the convictions against Abbieana Williams in the Sept.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker who was arrested in February for driving drunk pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated this week and hopes to be admitted into a sobriety program.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Peter Lyoya took his six children from Congo in 2014 to escape violence. Now he fears he brought them to the U.S. to die.
A Michigan police officer fatally shot his eldest son, 26-year-old Patrick, in the head this month following a traffic stop in Grand Rapids.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker charged with drunken driving in February couldn't balance on one leg after being pulled over in suburban Detroit, according to video and a report from police.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is investing more than $4.7 billion to improve infrastructure, including drinking water upgrades, internet access and fixing roads, bridges and dams.
The spending plan includes some of the biggest infrastructure investments in state history, Gov.
CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A commercial tree-trimmer died Tuesday when he fell between 60 feet to 70 feet (18.3 to 21.3 meters) feet from a tree, Michigan State Police said.
The man died at the scene in Claybanks Township west of Rothbury, police said.
MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 4-year-old boy has died after he and a 33-year-old woman were pulled from a frigid Lansing-area lake.
Officers and firefighters were called to Lake Lansing about 9 a.m.
MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — About 330 deer have been shot earlier this year in one Lansing-area community.
Part of Meridian Township's Deer Management Program, the cull is intended to reduce the deer population and the number of vehicle crashes involving deer, WLNS-TV reported Monday.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — House Democrats on Thursday called for the creation of a special bipartisan committee to investigate whether former Speaker Lee Chatfield committed financial improprieties while leading the chamber.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Physical and occupational therapists and athletic trainers will now be required to report suspected child abuse or neglect under a new Michigan law that follows the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) _ Neogen Corp. (NEOG) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $5.4 million.
The Lansing, Michigan-based company said it had net income of 5 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 13 cents per share.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan brothers who were wrongfully convicted in the murder of a family friend walked free Tuesday and were reunited with their family after 25 years behind bars.
George and Melvin DeJesus were convicted in the 1995 killing of Margaret Midkiff.
OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after being shot by state troopers in a gunfight Thursday, police said.
Troopers were serving a warrant for a 34-year-old St.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan state Rep. Jewell Jones was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation and will not serve any additional jail time for his drunken driving conviction or for violating the terms of his bond.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — New laws enacted Friday allow the Michigan Parole Board to delay reviews of killers and other violent offenders so they occur every five years instead of every one or two years.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawmakers on Wednesday authorized a $666 million transfer of state funds to finalize incentives for General Motors to locate an electric vehicle plant and an electric vehicle battery factory in Michigan.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Police raids have led to more than $91,500 in cash and 82 gambling machines being removed from two illegal storefront casinos in Lansing.
The raids followed an investigation by Michigan's Gaming Control Board, the state Attorney General’s office and Lansing police, the Lansing State Journal reported Wednesday.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Black residents in Michigan have been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus, but a report the state released Friday shows that virus-related deaths for those residents fell last spring to a third of what they were at the beginning of the pandemic.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) _ Jackson Financial Inc. (JXN) on Wednesday reported profit of $585 million in its fourth quarter.
The Lansing, Michigan-based company said it had profit of $6.19 per share.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan sued the owner and operator of a hydroelectric dam, alleging that its mismanaged drawdown of a lake to do repairs created sediment that has choked a 30-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River, impeded recreational use and threatened public safety.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty in the slayings of a Lansing couple will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.
An Ingham County judge sentenced Isaiah Gardenhire, 41, on Monday to 50 to 125 years in prison for the fatal shootings of Harley Owens, 39, and his girlfriend, Kelsey Coon-Lennon, 29.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Zoe Touray called for gun reform and school mental health services alongside others Wednesday on the Michigan Capitol steps as she shared her experience at Oxford High School the day of the shooting last November that killed four of her classmates.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A state senator pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor battery after a nurse practitioner said he inappropriately touched her during an exam.
Sen. John Bizon, a Battle Creek Republican, faces up to 93 days in jail when he is sentenced at a later date.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans who control the Michigan Senate on Tuesday passed a $2.5 billion annual tax cut, voting to lower income and corporate rates while letting people claim a credit for their children and deduct more retirement income.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State police on Tuesday searched and took materials from the Lansing-area home of a couple who worked as top aides to Lee Chatfield when he was speaker of the Michigan House.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nine Michigan counties on Friday dropped masking requirements for schools and day care facilities, pointing to sharp declines in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations and many children's ability to get vaccinated.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ingham County on Thursday lifted indoor masking requirements at Lansing-area schools and colleges starting Feb. 19, citing a drop in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A southeastern Michigan man who prosecutors said claimed to be a sovereign citizen of the United States has been charged after sending three $1 million checks to the state to pay his taxes, authorities announced Thursday.