- Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure Updated: Feb-10-16 8:07 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state - a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities.
- Pistons without 3 starters against Denver Updated: Feb-10-16 7:53 pm
AUBURN HILLS, Michigan - Detroit's Reggie Jackson and Ersan Ilyasova are sitting out Wednesday night against Denver, leaving the Pistons without three starters in their final game before the All-Star break.
- House backs bill to require EPA notification in lead cases Updated: Feb-10-16 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON - The House on Wednesday approved legislation to clarify the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to notify the public about danger from lead in their drinking water - the first action by Congress to respond to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
- Latest: Flint mayor asks Obama to visit her city Updated: Feb-10-16 5:37 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The latest on developments in the lead contamination of Flint's water (all times local):
- Senate approves bill to ban liquor at fully nude bars Updated: Feb-10-16 3:38 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan would strip state liquor licenses from bars offering fully nude entertainment under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday.
- VW, Audi, BMW recall nearly 1.7M vehicles in air bag mess Updated: Feb-10-16 3:33 pm
DETROIT - Volkswagen, Audi and BMW are recalling nearly 1.7 million vehicles with Takata air bag inflators that can rupture and hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers.
- Computer as driver? 'Yes' from feds boosts self-driving cars Updated: Feb-10-16 2:38 pm
DETROIT - Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided.
- Water expert rejects explanation on Flint corrosion control Updated: Feb-10-16 1:19 pm
A water expert who first raised concerns about lead in Flint's drinking water dismissed as "contrived" a city official's suggestion in an email that anti-corrosive phosphates weren't added to the Flint River because of worries that the chemicals would promote bacterial growth.
- The Latest: Snyder wants to expand state police in cities Updated: Feb-10-16 11:53 am
LANSING, Michigan - The Latest on Gov. Rick Snyder's budget proposal (all times local):
- Ex-Tigers pitcher loses bid for new trial in contract case Updated: Feb-10-16 6:26 am
HOWELL, Michigan - A judge has rejected a request by ex-Detroit Tigers pitcher Denny McLain for a new trial in a breach-of-contract case.
- New chief putting mark on Detroit Fire Department Updated: Feb-10-16 4:10 am
DETROIT - In his first months as the new head of Detroit's beleaguered fire department, Eric Jones is building bridges with union leaders, touting improved response times and a decline in arson fires. But aging infrastructure, worker safety and wages are among the issues that remain on his hefty to-do list.
- Archbishop marks Ash Wednesday with 'Unleash the Gospel' Updated: Feb-10-16 4:01 am
DETROIT - Detroit's Roman Catholic archbishop is marking Ash Wednesday by kicking off an effort to energize Catholics to share the Gospel and grow the church.
- Flint counsel says manslaughter charge harshest possible Updated: Feb-09-16 5:42 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Flint's water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires' disease, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter, a top investigator said Tuesday.
- Detroit native starts online marketplace for high-end items Updated: Feb-09-16 4:39 pm
DETROIT - A new company launched by a Detroit native offers an online portal similar to the stock market for the buying and selling of high-end, limited edition products.
- Michigan officials confirm first child flu death of season Updated: Feb-09-16 4:01 pm
PONTIAC, Michigan - Health officials in suburban Detroit say a child who died of influenza is the state's first pediatric flu death of the season.
- Massive statue to help raise money for World War II memorial Updated: Feb-09-16 12:18 pm
ROYAL OAK, Michigan - A massive sculpture honoring a photograph of a kiss in Times Square that captured New York's celebration as World War II ended is expected to visit a Detroit suburb as part of efforts to raise money for war memorial.
- 2 accused in death of girl amid messy house face sentencing Updated: Feb-09-16 5:34 am
MOUNT CLEMENS, Michigan - A sentencing hearing is planned for a suburban Detroit couple convicted of child abuse after their 11-month-old daughter died from eating a morphine pill.
- Detroit district shifts $300K to address building issues Updated: Feb-09-16 2:25 am
DETROIT - Detroit Public Schools says it is redirecting $300,000 in budgeted funds to address building issues, including those cited in city inspections.
- Pavel Datsyuk scores 2 in 3rd, Red Wings beat Panthers 3-0 Updated: Feb-08-16 11:24 pm
DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have been competitive this season despite being in the middle of the pack, at best, in scoring.
- Raptors beat Pistons 103-89, have won 14 of 15 Updated: Feb-08-16 11:11 pm
AUBURN HILLS, Michigan - When Andre Drummond's shot from about 80 feet dropped straight through the net to end the third quarter, Toronto's lead was down to five points, and it looked like this game against the Detroit Pistons might come down to the wire.
- Panthers' Aleksander Barkov leaves with injury after hit Updated: Feb-08-16 10:04 pm
- AP source: J.D. Martinez, Tigers reach $18.5M, 2-year deal Updated: Feb-08-16 9:07 pm
DETROIT - J.D. Martinez has agreed to an $18.5 million, two-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
- Lead contamination of Flint water draws multiple lawsuits Updated: Feb-08-16 7:11 pm
DETROIT - One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people with Legionnaires' disease.
- Notorious impostor faces at least 2 years in prison Updated: Feb-08-16 7:05 pm
DETROIT - A Detroit-area impostor who inspired an award-winning film about being someone else has been ordered to prison for his latest scam.
- Jury finds Michigan man guilty in 14-year-old girl's death Updated: Feb-08-16 6:43 pm
MOUNT CLEMENS, Michigan - A jury has found a man guilty of killing a 14-year-old girl along a popular suburban Detroit nature trail.