- Jury hears opening remarks in Michigan road rage killing Updated: May-05-15 5:04 pm
HOWELL, Michigan - A 69-year-old man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of another motorist in southeastern Michigan fired in self-defense after being punched in the jaw, a defense lawyer told jurors Tuesday.
- Agency gets $2.2 million for unaccompanied child immigrants Updated: May-05-15 3:58 pm
DETROIT - The federal government is awarding $2.2 million to Lutheran Social Services of Michigan for programs to help immigrant children who are in the U.S. without their parents.
- Consumers Energy plans to step up recycling, waste reduction Updated: May-05-15 2:52 pm
JACKSON, Michigan - Consumers Energy says it plans to eliminate 1 million cubic yards of landfill waste through the end of 2019.
- Chrysler worker dies in accident at Detroit plant Updated: May-05-15 2:16 pm
DETROIT - A 53-year-old man has died while performing maintenance at a wastewater treatment plant at a Chrysler factory in Detroit.
- Man ordered to trial in Detroit wife's death; 2 kids missing Updated: May-05-15 2:11 pm
DETROIT - A Detroit man charged with killing his estranged wife has been ordered to trial after a judge heard testimony from a key witness in the case.
- Briefing planned on Lake Erie nutrient reduction initiative Updated: May-05-15 1:28 pm
DUNDEE, Michigan - Federal officials are holding a public briefing on a program designed to prevent runoff of nutrients into Lake Erie that scientists blame for outbreaks of toxic bacteria that have fouled drinking water in southeastern Michigan and northwestern Ohio.
- Militia members lose appeal in lawsuit tied to FBI probe Updated: May-05-15 12:34 pm
DETROIT - Three members of a southern Michigan militia acquitted during a high-profile trial have failed to persuade an appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit against federal investigators.
- Former Southfield chief named interim Inkster police chief Updated: May-05-15 12:13 pm
INKSTER, Michigan - An interim police chief has been named in Inkster, replacing the former chief who resigned after one of her officers was charged in the videotaped beating of a black man during a traffic stop.
- Police captain to stand trial on neglect of duty charge Updated: May-05-15 12:02 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - A northern Michigan police officer faces trial for misdemeanor neglect of duty in connection with an incident at a city official's home.
- Michigan voters deciding on tax increase for road repairs Updated: May-05-15 11:45 am
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan voters were deciding Tuesday whether to approve higher taxes to improve the state's deteriorating roads and bridges.
- Firm donates $100K to tackle backlog of untested rape kits Updated: May-05-15 11:37 am
DETROIT - A Virginia-based social media firm has donated $100,000 to assist in the investigation of hundreds of Detroit-area rapes as the prosecutor's office works to address a backlog of untested rape kits.
- Coast Guard completes Great Lakes ice breaking Updated: May-05-15 11:16 am
PORT HURON, Michigan - Efforts to break up ice on the Great Lakes have wrapped up after more than four months.
- Police: Body found by river could be connected to other case Updated: May-05-15 11:10 am
FLINT, Michigan - Authorities say a woman's body found near the Flint River could be connected to a person reported missing.
- Kellogg profit falls but tops Wall Street expectations Updated: May-05-15 11:04 am
BATTLE CREEK, Michigan - Kellogg Co. (K) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $227 million, down 44 percent from last year amid sales declines and the effect of the strong dollar.
- Body found near school was Detroit man's, had been shot Updated: May-05-15 9:41 am
BESSEMER, Pennsylvania - Police say a man found dead near a western Pennsylvania school that was briefly locked down as a result was from Detroit and had been shot.
- Boy, 4, shot once in head in suburban Detroit park Updated: May-05-15 5:40 am
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Authorities say a 4-year-old boy is in the hospital after being shot once in the head in a suburban Detroit park.
- Thriving flock makes Michigan No. 7 for spring turkey hunt Updated: May-05-15 4:13 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - There is a springtime duet many hunters know and love - the call and response just before a headstrong tom turkey struts into view.
- Applications for bear, elk hunting licenses now available Updated: May-05-15 4:05 am
LANSING, Michigan - If you're interested in hunting bear or elk in Michigan, now is the time to sign up.
- College settles lawsuit with sex offender for $36,000 Updated: May-05-15 4:04 am
DEARBORN, Michigan - A convicted sex offender who sued a suburban Detroit college over his dismissal settled the case for $36,000.
- Western Michigan U to pay $35K in speech lawsuit settlement Updated: May-05-15 1:44 am
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - Western Michigan University is paying $35,000 to settle a lawsuit from a student group that said school policies unlawfully limit free speech on campus.
- Woman shot to death in home; 75-year-old man arrested Updated: May-04-15 8:54 pm
TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A 75-year-old man has been arrested after a 74-year-old woman was shot to death in their southwestern Michigan home.
- Prosecutors: Woman had inappropriate relationship with boy Updated: May-04-15 6:17 pm
ELIZABETH, New Jersey - Authorities say a Michigan woman had an inappropriate relationship with a New Jersey boy she met while playing video games online.
- Snyder makes final push for voters to approve tax increase Updated: May-04-15 6:01 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder wrapped up a road tour Monday urging voters to approve a tax increase that would generate $1.2 billion a year more for roads, saying the tax hike is needed to ensure safer roads.
- Ex-teacher charged, accused of relationship with student Updated: May-04-15 5:44 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Michigan - A former high school teacher in southwestern Michigan faces criminal sexual conduct charges following an investigation into reports of an inappropriate relationship with a student.
- Lawyer: Agent acted 'by the book' in fatal Detroit shooting Updated: May-04-15 5:41 pm
DETROIT - A lawyer says a federal agent who fatally shot a young Detroit man acted appropriately and "by the book."