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Detroit-area veteran presented Congressional Gold Medal

May 17, 2016

FARMINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A Congressional Gold Medal has been presented to a Detroit-area veteran who was among the first African-Americans to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps.

U.S. Sen. more »»

JK Rowling honored by PEN for literary and humanitarian work

May 17, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — J.K. Rowling's passion for free expression is so strong it extends to someone she'd otherwise not care to discuss: Donald Trump. more »»

Police: Man dies after being struck by Detroit People Mover

May 17, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after being run over by a Detroit People Mover trai. more »»

Street hockey in July planned at 10 Meijer parking lots

May 17, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Meijer will turn 10 Michigan parking lots into destinations for summer street hockey for kids. more »»

Muslim group returns to Lansing for annual advocacy day

May 17, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Muslims from around Michigan are heading to Lansing to meet with state representatives and discuss concerns about hate speech against immigrants and Muslims. more »»

Detroit summer youth jobs effort gets $2M in federal funding

May 16, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Officials say a Detroit summer job program for youth and young adults is getting a $2 million federal grant. more »»

Court hearing over Detroit teacher sick-outs rescheduled

May 16, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A hearing has been rescheduled on a lawsuit filed by the Detroit Public Schools after teachers called out sick earlier this year, closing dozens of school. more »»

Long sentence for man convicted after rape evidence found

May 16, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A man has been sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for a 2008 rape that wasn't fully investigated until evidence was retrieved from Detroit police storage. more »»

Wildlife group sues US over Enbridge pipeline in Michigan

May 16, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — An environmental group is accusing the federal government of misjudging an emergency response plan for a major oil pipeline that runs through Michigan. more »»

Arson suspected after fire burns thrift store donation bins

May 16, 2016

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (AP) — A charity says arson is suspected in a fire that burned three donation bins at a Detroit-area thrift store. more »»

Detroit's automakers, sensing a threat, embrace mobility

May 16, 2016

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — For Detroit, the days of simply making cars are over.

Automakers are facing multiple threats to their business from nimble tech firms like Apple and Ube. more »»

Brother of man killed by police sentenced for role in chase

May 16, 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The brother of a man who was fatally shot by police in southwestern Michigan has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in fleeing officers before the shooting. more »»

Another bovine TB case detected in northern Lower Peninsula

May 16, 2016

HARRISVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Officials say another case of bovine tuberculosis has been detected in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula. more »»

Baby found safe after car with her inside stolen in Detroit

May 16, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Police say a 3-month-old girl has been found safe after her father's car, with her inside, was stolen from outside a Detroit liquor store. more »»

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

May 16, 2016

The Detroit News. May 13, 2016

Shine light on blight removal.

When Mayor Mike Duggan took office, ridding Detroit of blighted housing was rightly one of his top priorities. more »»



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