- Dogs, like people, need surgery to repair cleft palates Updated: Oct-07-15 1:59 pm
LOS ANGELES - Dogs, like people, can be born with cleft palates. Some die from pneumonia or malnourishment. Some with the defect, which is basically a hole in the mouth, are euthanized.
- Man pleads guilty in theft of Girl Scout's money in Lansing Updated: Oct-06-15 7:05 am
LANSING, Michigan - A 50-year-old man has pleaded guilty in the theft of a Girl Scout's money during a cookie drive outside a south Lansing Kmart.
- Ex-lawmakers sued by former aides alleging retaliation Updated: Oct-03-15 1:12 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Two conservative former Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair and attempted to conceal it have been sued by former aides.
- House approves bill to parole inmates after minimum sentence Updated: Oct-01-15 5:44 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Parole Board would have less leeway to keep certain prisoners locked up past their minimum sentence under legislation approved Thursday to curtail prison spending by at least $75 million annually within five to 10 years, the equivalent of closing two prisons.
- Snyder names U of M professor to Michigan Supreme Court Updated: Sep-30-15 4:48 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A University of Michigan law professor with conservative credentials was appointed Wednesday to the Michigan Supreme Court, filling an opening caused by the early departure of Justice Mary Beth Kelly.
- Michigan State partners with ExxonMobil on biofuel research Updated: Sep-30-15 12:24 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University and ExxonMobil are working together to expand research into advance algae-based fuels.
- Michigan State to help part of Africa in coffee market Updated: Sep-30-15 8:44 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University has been awarded $1.8 million to help part of Africa maintain its international position in the coffee market.
- Snyder: Michigan in early talks on taking more refugees Updated: Sep-29-15 4:39 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Republican Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday his administration is talking with federal officials on the role the state can play in accepting more refugees from war-torn Syria and the Middle East, building on Michigan's century-plus of Arab immigration and taking a different tone from some GOP presidential candidates.
- Police: Leg found in Lansing river belonged to missing man Updated: Sep-29-15 4:25 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Authorities say part of a leg found in the Grand River in Lansing belonged to a man reported missing in the spring.
- Man arrested on Capitol grounds says he did nothing wrong Updated: Sep-29-15 6:34 am
LANSING, Michigan - A 62-year-old blind activist who was arrested at a rally and demonstration on the Michigan Capitol grounds says he didn't do anything wrong.
- Gymnastics instructor arraigned in sex case involving girl Updated: Sep-28-15 7:06 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - A former Lansing-area gymnastics instructor has been arraigned on criminal sexual conduct charges in connection with a relationship involving a 14-year-old female student.
- Plans move forward for monument to honor prison officers Updated: Sep-28-15 9:59 am
LANSING, Michigan - Plans are moving forward for a monument to honor Michigan prison officers who have died working to protect their communities, colleagues and prisoners.
- Peace Day March planned for Lansing's Potter Park Zoo Updated: Sep-27-15 4:01 am
LANSING, Michigan - A one-mile walk, the planting of a "peace pole" and talks by Christian and Muslim leaders are highlights of a planned event at Lansing's Potter Park Zoo.
- Former equipment coordinator reports rings stolen from home Updated: Sep-25-15 12:04 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Another former Michigan State University sports official says commemorative rings were stolen from his home.
- Lawmakers hint at changes after 2 universities hike tuition Updated: Sep-24-15 7:30 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Lawmakers hinted Thursday at revising how Michigan contains the cost of college tuition after two universities approved tuition and fee hikes that are more than double a target included in the state budget.
- Former football coach Perles reports rings stolen from home Updated: Sep-24-15 10:54 am
MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Former Michigan State coach George Perles says commemorative rings were stolen from his house while he and his wife went to a Spartans football game.
- East Lansing makes reward money available after fires Updated: Sep-22-15 6:08 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - East Lansing says reward money is being made available for information leading to the arrest of anyone setting illegal fires in the city.
- Man charged in kidnapping of suburban Chicago woman Updated: Sep-22-15 3:55 am
CHICAGO - Authorities say a man arrested in Michigan has been charged in the kidnapping of a suburban Chicago woman, who was found in Indiana.
- Court: Suspect in firefighter's death had mental health care Updated: Sep-21-15 9:19 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A man charged with intentionally striking and killing a Michigan firefighter with his pickup truck spent at least 18 days in mental health hospitals in the past three years.
- Converted 1887 schoolhouse for sale, complete with bell Updated: Sep-20-15 4:10 pm
ONEIDA TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Can't wake the kids? A house for sale in the Lansing area has a long rope attached to a school bell.
- East Lansing offers cash for tips on illegal fires Updated: Sep-19-15 12:52 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Police in East Lansing are dangling a tempting reward in a college town: up to $500 for a solid tip that solves illegal street fires.
- Officer pinned between 2 vehicles, escapes serious injury Updated: Sep-18-15 11:55 am
MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Police say an East Lansing officer had no serious injuries after being pinned between a patrol car and a recreational vehicle in a parking lot.
- Attorney general reaches settlement in phony solicitations Updated: Sep-18-15 6:05 am
LANSING, Michigan - Authorities say a company accused of sending forms designed to look like documents required by the state of Michigan will face restrictions on conducting future business in the state.
- Recycled sound resonates with for Lansing woodworker Updated: Sep-18-15 4:15 am
LANSING, Michigan - Alex Smith played the marimba through middle school and high school before realizing the impact the instruments had on the environment.
- Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block 2 gambling projects Updated: Sep-17-15 6:33 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block a Michigan Indian tribe from seeking federal approval for proposed gambling facilities in Lansing and near Detroit Metropolitan Airport.