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Barry County toddler dies after being struck by small loader

March 26, 2015

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after an 18-month-old boy was killed in an accident involving a small loader his father was driving in southwest Michigan. more »»

Detroit mother due in court after 2 kids found in freezer

March 26, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The 35-year-old mother of two Detroit children whose frozen bodies were found in a deep freezer in their home is due in court on five counts of first-degree child abuse. more »»

Brake design flaw contributed to Maine chairlift malfunction

March 26, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A chairlift malfunction that injured seven skiers at the Sugarloaf ski area was caused by a broken drive shaft in a gearbox that allowed the lift to move in reverse and by ... more »»

West Michigan woman convicted in bacon-less burger shooting

March 26, 2015

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan woman has been convicted on weapons charges for shooting at a McDonald's restaurant after workers twice failed to put bacon on her burgers. more »»

600 Pontiac retirees got wrong higher pension payments

March 25, 2015

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of Pontiac retirees were overpaid over 16 months and must repay money to the city's pension fund. more »»

Detroit woman whose 2 kids were found in freezer charged

March 25, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The mother of two Detroit children whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their home was charged with child abuse Wednesday and could face more serious charges once... more »»

UAW union head says no to new level of low wages for workers

March 25, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The leader of the United Auto Workers union has rejected a new level of lower wages for members who make auto parts ahead of contract talks with automakers that start in summer. more »»

Michigan's Snyder pushes tax increase before a 2016 decision

March 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. more »»

Man on video beaten by Detroit-area cops wants them in jail

March 25, 2015

INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man pulled from his car and repeatedly punched by police during a traffic stop in Inkster blames "bad cops" and wants to see them in jail. more »»

Mother of siblings found in freezer charged with child abuse

March 25, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Detroit woman with child abuse after the bodies of two of her children were found in a deep freezer in the family's home. more »»

Bill to reduce Lake Erie toxic algae heads to Ohio governor

March 25, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have passed a wide-ranging proposal containing new rules for farmers that are aimed at reducing the toxic algae in Lake Erie. more »»

Shipwreck fragment pops up on Lake Michigan shore

March 25, 2015

EMPIRE, Mich. (AP) — A piece of a shipwreck has reappeared along the shore of Lake Michigan in the northwest corner of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

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Lake Erie algae bill clears Ohio House, heads to Senate

March 25, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A wide-ranging proposal aimed at cutting down the toxic algae in Lake Erie has cleared the Ohio Hous. more »»

Michigan House approves bill to legalize ticket scalping

March 25, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Reselling tickets to sports events, concerts, plays and more could be legal in Michigan under a bill approved by the state House. more »»

Michigan House approves bill changing concealed carry law

March 25, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Retired federal law enforcement officers would be able to carry a concealed weapon in "gun-free" zones under a bill approved by the Michigan House. more »»

Michigan jobless off 0.4 points to 13-year low, 5.9 percent

March 25, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's unemployment rate has fallen 0.4 percent to 5.9 percent in the latest month to the lowest level in more than 13 years. more »»

Michigan House approves bill prohibiting drones for hunting

March 25, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's House has approved two bills that would prohibit the use of drones by hunters and those seeking to interfere with hunting. more »»

Auto insurance fee for catastrophic injuries drops to $150

March 25, 2015

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — The annual auto insurance fee that Michigan drivers pay toward caring for people catastrophically injured in crashes is dropping from $186 to $150. more »»

 
 
 

 

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