- Judge, 93, peeved by incomplete housing discrimination case Updated: Aug-02-15 10:56 am
HAMTRAMCK, Michigan - A Detroit-area community that targeted blacks by demolishing poor neighborhoods is scrambling to come up with money to finally end the case - 44 years after a federal judge found clear evidence of discrimination.
- Former longtime Michigan lawmaker Harry Gast dies at 94 Updated: Jul-30-15 7:07 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Michigan - Former Michigan lawmaker Harry Gast, a straight-talking Republican who served for 32 years and led the state Senate's budget panel his final 18 years in the Capitol, died Thursday. He was 94.
- Finding money for highways is becoming a bipartisan project Updated: Jul-24-15 6:17 pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, West Virginia - As Congress considers a long-awaited transportation funding bill, some Republican governors as well as Democrats say they aren't waiting to raise or borrow money to fix or build roads, bridges and highways.
- Michigan Guard boosts security, won't require armed staff Updated: Jul-21-15 9:29 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The commander of Michigan's National Guard said Tuesday that additional security measures have been adopted after last week's fatal attack at two Tennessee military facilities, but he stopped short of a lawmaker's call for arming all on-duty personnel.
- Contractors sought for $2.1 billion Detroit-Windsor bridge Updated: Jul-20-15 5:49 pm
DETROIT - A $2.1 billion bridge across the Detroit River between Canada and the U.S. moved from the drawing board to the contracting phase Monday.
- State hearing set on abuse of prescription drugs, opioids Updated: Jul-19-15 7:34 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder's administration is planning a public hearing to receive input on fighting abuse of prescription drugs and opium derivatives such as heroin.
- Michigan: Ban heavy oil from Straits of Mackinac pipeline Updated: Jul-14-15 7:05 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Heavy crude oil will be banned from a pipeline that runs under a scenic waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, state officials said Tuesday, adding they also will require independent analyses of future alternatives to the pipes and worst-case consequences of a spill.
- New Mackinac Island ferry to be christened Updated: Jul-12-15 4:05 am
MACKINAW CITY, Michigan - The newest ferry in a Mackinac Island fleet is set to be christened by Gov. Rick Snyder and Shepler's Ferry CEO Bill Shepler.
- Snyder signs law to end cash incentives for movie production Updated: Jul-10-15 4:55 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed a law to end incentives that encourage the production of movies and TV shows in Michigan, closing the curtain on a recession-era program that his predecessor had touted for providing an immediate economic boost.