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$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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

8 kids evacuated from home after van explodes at day care

June 29, 2016

SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Eight children are safe after a van exploded and caused a fire at a home day care near Sagina. more »»

Judge dismisses tagging case against graffiti artist Fairey

June 29, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A malicious destruction of property case against graffiti artist Shepard Fairey has been dismissed in Detroit. more »»

State Supreme Court: Resisting reserve officers can be crime

June 29, 2016

BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court says reserve officers are no different than full-time police officers under a state law that penalizes people who resist. more »»

Michigan governor signs budget with $165M more for Flint

June 29, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a $38.6 billion budget bill that will more than triple state spending on the water emergency in Flin. more »»

Concert of Colors adds Mitch Ryder to Motor City musical mix

June 29, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Veteran Motor City rock 'n' roller Mitch Ryder has joined the lineup of a long-running festival celebrating the musical and ethnic diversity of Detroit. more »»

Firms to redevelop buildings in Detroit's Paradise Valley

June 29, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — More than $50 million is expected to be spent over three years to redevelop an area that had been a hub of black music and culture in Detroit. more »»

2 indicted in deaths of 2 in Detroit last December

June 29, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Two men have been indicted in the fatal shooting of two people in Detroit last December, charges that could make them eligible for the federal death penalt. more »»

 
 

 

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