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Efforts to deal with Wurtsmith base contamination get boost

June 30, 2016

OSCODA, Mich. (AP) — Efforts to deal with drinking water contamination at and near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base are getting a $1 million boost from the state of Michigan.

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Man gets jail, probation in fatal dog attack on Detroit boy

June 30, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The owner of four pit bulls that mauled a 4-year-old Detroit boy to death has been sentenced to a year in jail with work release and probation. more »»

Michigan agriculture director to lead trade trip to China

June 30, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan plans to step up efforts to connect food and agriculture companies in the state with Chinese buyers during a November trade trip. more »»

Grand Rapids starts latest round of park overhaul projects

June 30, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Grand Rapids is kicking off projects to overhaul two parks as part of a broader effort to improve recreation opportunities citywid. more »»

Police step up road patrols for Fourth of July weekend

June 30, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in Michigan are stepping up road patrols as part of an effort to curb traffic crashes during the Fourth of July weekend. more »»

2 sentenced in crash that killed road commission intern

June 30, 2016

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Two men have been sentenced to community service and probation following the death of a Monroe County Road Commission intern in a 2015 traffic crash. more »»

$8M to help address defense industry downsizing in 3 states

June 30, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The federal government has awarded $8 million for an effort to assist communities in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana affected by defense industry downsizing. more »»

Ultralight aircraft crash in western Michigan injuries 2

June 30, 2016

PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an ultralight aircraft crashed while landing at a small airport in western Michigan, injuring the pilot and his passenger. more »»

Owner faces sentencing in fatal dog attack on Detroit boy, 4

June 30, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The owner of four pit bulls that killed a 4-year-old Detroit boy faces sentencing on an involuntary manslaughter conviction. more »»

Dry weather hurts Christmas tree farms in central Michigan

June 30, 2016

LAINGSBURG, Mich. (AP) — Recent dry weather is threatening Christmas trees at farms across central Michigan.

Ed Carpenter of Peacock Road Farm in Lainsburg tells WILX-TV (http://bit. more »»

Flint Institute of Arts plans $8.5M expansion, renovation

June 30, 2016

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint Institute of Arts is planning an $8.5 million museum expansion and art school renovation that includes a wing for contemporary crafts and space for artists to work. more »»

Man who helped cop subdue gunman is among 23 Carnegie heroes

June 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A civilian who helped a New York police officer subdue a gunman who had already fatally shot another officer is one of 23 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism... more »»

Foundation distributing children's workbooks in Detroit

June 30, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A foundation focused on health and education is distributing 45,000 new children's workbooks to 45 Detroit-area nonprofits to promote summer literacy. more »»

Salute to America includes fireworks at Greenfield Village

June 30, 2016

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The annual Salute to America celebration featuring the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and a big fireworks display is taking place at Greenfield Village in suburban Detroit. more »»

House candidate loses appeal over 2012 forged signatures

June 30, 2016

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court says a man who tried to get a judicial candidate on the ballot in western Michigan with forged signatures can be charged with a felony. more »»

Retired Detroit school official pleads guilty to fraud

June 30, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A woman who retired from Detroit Public Schools after nearly 40 years has pleaded guilty to fraud in a scheme to reap nearly $1.3 million for tutoring services that weren't provided. more »»

Doctors: Pregnant women in Flint should use bottled water

June 30, 2016

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A group of Flint-area doctors is recommending that pregnant women and children under 6 stick to bottled water until more tap water tests are performe. more »»

More than 100 dogs seized from home in southwestern Michigan

June 29, 2016

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Ten officers were summoned to remove 108 dogs and nine other animals from a home in southwestern Michigan's Van Buren County. more »»

Officer charged after larceny suspect beaten during arrest

June 29, 2016

FERNDALE, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit police officer is charged with assault and battery involving a larceny suspect who was handcuffed and face-down on the ground during an arrest. more »»



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