DETROIT (AP) — An attorney for Michigan's redistricting commission defended new maps for seats in Congress and the Legislature on Wednesday and urged the state Supreme Court to dismiss a challenge filed by Black lawmakers.
DETROIT (AP) — There are more than 8,000 new technical job openings at General Motors, and the automaker plans to fill them during a hiring spree this year.
The Detroit automaker is looking for software, computer, mechanical and electrical engineers, as well as battery engineers, cyber security experts and others.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Deaths exceeded births in Michigan in 2020, a rare result influenced by COVID-19, statistics show.
“We can blame a lot of deaths on COVID,” demographer Kurt Metzger told the Detroit Free Press, “but the fact is the trend of increasing deaths and decreasing births is a problem for Michigan outside of COVID.”
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general said Wednesday she sought court approval to investigate Eli Lilly and Co., accusing the drugmaker of charging excessive prices for insulin medications used to treat diabetes.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Trent Frazier scored a game-high 16 points, and No. 24 Illinois held on to beat No. 10 Michigan State 56-55 on Tuesday and take sole possession of first place in the Big Ten.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Faith-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan can refuse to place children with same-sex couples under a proposed settlement filed in federal court Tuesday, months after the U.S.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A social media policy and other updates to modernize the laws against distracted driving were passed Tuesday by the Michigan House.
Current law prohibits drivers from reading, typing or sending messages manually on devices being held in one's hand or lap.
DETROIT (AP) — A judge rejected claims of entrapment Tuesday and declined to dismiss charges ahead of a March trial against five men accused of trying to kidnap Michigan Gov.
WILLIAMSTON, Mich. (AP) — Police arrested a driver they believe was responsible tor damaging or destroying dozens of mailboxes in a mid-Michigan subdivision.
Officers found the vehicle involved after responding to a reckless driver complaint about 10:50 p.m.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — General Motors is making the largest investment in company history in its home state of Michigan, announcing plans to spend nearly $7 billion to convert a factory to make electric pickup trucks and to build a new battery cell plant.
DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers who argued that a Michigan city violated the U.S. Constitution by chalking tires have successfully turned the case into a class action potentially affecting thousands of parking tickets.
ROSCOMMON, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan police dog rescued a Pennsylvania man who got lost Sunday in a densely wooded area during frigid temperatures, police said.
The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office said Ghost and his handler, Deputy Dakota Darsow, were called Sunday night to Gerrish Township after local police received a report that a 58-year-old man was missing after going for a walk.
The top 10 teams in the Michigan Associated Press high school basketball poll, with records in parentheses. Totals are based on 15 points for a first-place vote, 14 for second,etc.:
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — LeLe Grissett scored a season-high 14 points, Aliyah Boston is up to 12 straight games with a double-double, and No. 1 South Carolina got its 14th consecutive win over Vanderbilt in a 85-30 victory Monday night.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon scored 32 points and had 12 rebounds, and No. 7 Michigan dominated the paint in a 79-66 win over Purdue on Monday night.
Leigha Brown added 13 points, 3 rebounds and 6 assists for the Wolverines (17-2, 8-1 Big Ten), and Emily Kiser contributed 12 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists.
A 73-year-old Wisconsin man was killed when the snowmobile he was riding with his wife missed a corner on a snowmobile trail and struck a tree in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, authorities say.
Michigan conservation officers investigating the crash said Richard Reesman of Burlington, Wisconsin, was pronounced dead at the scene.
OXFORD, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan high school where four students were fatally shot reopened Monday for the first time since the November attack, with the school's principal declaring “we are reclaiming our high school back.”
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A school official accused of stealing more than $900,000 in western Michigan pleaded no contest Monday to embezzlement.
Brian Wheeler was technology director at the Grand Haven district in Ottawa County.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A sixth Michigan hospital will receive staffing assistance from a federal medical team to help treat COVID-19 patients during the latest surge, state health officials said Monday.
DETROIT (AP) — An effort by Republicans to make it harder to change Michigan law through petition drives was declared unconstitutional Monday by the state Supreme Court.
The court struck down a 15% geographic cap on the number of signatures to get an issue on the statewide ballot.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will ask lawmakers to triple Michigan's tax credit for low- and moderate-income workers, putting on average an extra $350 a year into their pockets.
The proposal, which is to be unveiled in her annual State of the State address, would restore the state earned income tax credit to 20% of the federal credit.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A body found Friday in the Red Cedar has been confirmed as that of an 18-year-old man who vanished in October while visiting the Michigan State University campus, police said.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Masks are mandatory in a southwestern Michigan school district after officials set the policy in an unusual way: They took a vote of the people.
Parents, guardians and staff in the Pennfield district voted for masks, starting Monday and lasting through Feb.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half and Michigan hit 11 3-pointers to pull away and post a convincing 80-62 win at Indiana on Sunday.
In two games since returning from COVID-19 protocols, Dickinson has scored 46 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and made 10 assists.
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — The Warren City Council will consider incentives for a developer to demolish the former General Motors Warren Transmission plant and build 2 million square feet of new facility space that could bring hundreds of jobs, Mayor Jim Fouts said.
HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Three people were arrested early Sunday after a man was injured during a fight outside a restaurant in Holland Township, police said.
The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of gunfire outside Brann's Steakhouse just after 12 a.m.
DETROIT (AP) — A Masonic lodge in Detroit has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, in part because of its contributions to the civil rights movement.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University police said Saturday that a private investigator working with a missing young man's family first alerted them to what is believed to be the youth's body in a river.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A jury has ruled in favor of the state Corrections Department in a trial about work opportunities for male officers at Michigan's only prison for women.
The men sued in 2011, claiming to be victims of discrimination.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who was a freighter shipmate has died in an accident aboard a 1,000-foot freighter along northwest Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Richard Gray of Traverse City died Monday following the accident on the Walter J.
Jon Vaughn's small blue-and-white camper has been parked outside the home of the University of Michigan's president since early October, and he says it won't be moving anytime soon.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Malik Hall scored 14 points and No. 14 Michigan State beat No. 8 Wisconsin 86-74 on Friday night to snap the Badgers’ seven-game winning streak.
DETROIT (AP) — Arthur Tarnow, a federal judge in Detroit for nearly 24 years, died Friday, the court said.
He was 79 and had been under treatment for heart issues.
“I knew that he was very sick, but it still pains me greatly to hear of his passing,” Detroit-area attorney Steve Fishman told The Detroit News.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — General Motors is poised to announce next week major electric-vehicle investments in Michigan, with plans to spend $6.5 billion and create up to 4,000 new jobs at two plants.
The state's economic development board is expected to approve an incentives package Tuesday, according to a meeting agenda posted online.
Two former University of Michigan football stars who stand to receive as much as $500,000 each through the school's sexual abuse settlement with more than 1,000 students say the per-victim payouts should be much higher, pointing to a similar case at rival Michigan State.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Republicans sued to block the state's new congressional map, saying it is constitutionally flawed because of population deviations, too much splitting of municipal lines and the carving up of “communities of interest.”
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A nearly three-month search for a young man who disappeared while visiting Michigan State University ended Friday with the discovery of a body in the Red Cedar River, police said.
LANSING, Mich (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals reinstated four criminal charges against a suburban Detroit elections clerk over her handling of absentee ballots in 2018, overturning a lower court judge's decision to throw them out.
DETROIT (AP) — A court decision in favor of a northern Michigan restaurant could have dangerous consequences for confronting the COVID-19 pandemic, the state health department said in asking a judge to suspend the ruling or at least publicly clarify the impact.