- Search commences for state of Michigan's Christmas tree Updated: May-24-15 4:05 am
LANSING, Michigan - The planting season has begun, and so has the planning season for Michigan's next Christmas tree.
- Lansing utility settles with fired leader for $650,000 Updated: May-20-15 1:13 am
LANSING, Michigan - Commissioners for a Lansing-owned utility company have approved a $650,000 settlement with a former general manager that they fired four months ago.
- Bill to toughen Michigan mobile home rules goes to governor Updated: May-19-15 3:11 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A bill that would create tougher rules around inspections of Michigan mobile homes is on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder for consideration.
- Correction: Michigan Energy story Updated: May-18-15 2:29 pm
LANSING, Michigan - In a story May 16 about natural gas becoming a primary source for generating energy in Michigan, The Associated Press, relying on information from DTE Energy, erroneously reported the year that the utility expects to close two coal plants. It is in 2016, not 2018.
- Jackson prison warden will lead state Corrections Department Updated: May-15-15 5:58 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A warden with 17 years of experience in the state Corrections Department was tapped Friday as the next director of Michigan's prison system.
- $5 million grant to help develop elementary teaching model Updated: May-14-15 10:43 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University researchers are working on a model for teaching elementary students science while improving skills in math, reading and writing at the same time.
- Man awaits sentencing after being convicted in 2 deaths Updated: May-13-15 6:02 am
MASON, Michigan - An East Lansing man faces sentencing next month after being found guilty but mentally ill in the fatal shootings of a pharmacist and a neighbor.
- Michigan Muslim Capitol Day returning to Lansing Updated: May-12-15 4:05 am
LANSING, Michigan - Muslims from across Michigan plan to gather at the state Capitol to interact with lawmakers and other leaders and build trust and understanding with political leaders and the broader public.
- Michigan panel decides not to halt Upper Peninsula deer hunt Updated: May-07-15 4:39 pm
MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Michigan wildlife policymakers don't plan to cancel this year's deer season in the Upper Peninsula - a place where hunting is embraced economically and culturally - despite a plummeting whitetail deer population.
- Mother says she was told to stop breastfeeding in court Updated: May-07-15 2:13 am
LANSING, Michigan - A mother says she was told to stop breastfeeding her baby during a hearing at a Lansing court, leading to a planned protest by a group of women.
- East Lansing voters OK marijuana decriminalization proposal Updated: May-06-15 6:30 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Voters in East Lansing have approved a measure to decriminalize marijuana.
- Senate moves spending plans for state departments, education Updated: May-05-15 5:38 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Senate approved $53.9 billion in spending for state departments and education Tuesday, with plans that mostly follow the recommendations of Republican Gov. Rick Snyder.
- 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.
- Snyder rules out Cabinet position in reaction to speculation Updated: May-04-15 5:18 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday he is not angling for a Cabinet position, despite speculation that could be the case as he travels around the country promoting Michigan's rebound.
- Walker promotes tax cuts before Michigan vote Updated: May-04-15 4:46 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Republican presidential contender Scott Walker on Monday touted tax cuts to boost the U.S. economy, a day before Michigan voters decide the fate of tax hikes to improve deteriorating road and bridge infrastructure.
- Michigan State alum gives $5 million to engineering school Updated: May-04-15 1:34 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University's College of Engineering has received a $5 million commitment to create scholarships and fellowships for students.
- News Guide: Michigan's vote on tax hikes for better roads Updated: May-03-15 4:13 am
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan voters on Tuesday will decide if they want to pay more taxes for better roads. A look at Proposal 1 and the election:
- Magic Johnson helps raise $1 million for college aid Updated: May-01-15 9:25 am
LANSING, Michigan - Earvin "Magic" Johnson is promising a slam dunk for his hometown: $1 million in donations for a Lansing scholarship program.
- Michigan governor wants overhaul of troubled Detroit schools Updated: Apr-30-15 5:58 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday outlined a sweeping overhaul of Detroit's troubled state-run school district, proposing to divide its operations to address the "crushing" debt he said is hurting education in a city just months removed from bankruptcy.
- Michigan State Police to investigate inmate death Updated: Apr-28-15 5:57 am
LANSING, Michigan - Authorities say a 39-year-old Delta Township man being held at a Lansing police lockup has died.
- House school budget differs from Snyder plan in key areas Updated: Apr-26-15 4:13 am
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan's Republican-majority House and Senate budget committees have approved separate plans for more than $13 billion in spending for K-12 schools.