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Latest: Sick-out prompts 43 Detroit school closures

May 2, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on Detroit Public Schools closures (all times local):

11:45 p.m. more »»

Detroit auditor: Feds subpoenaed documents in blight program

May 2, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit auditor general says federal investigators subpoenaed his office requesting records related to the use of federal funds for the city's blight-removal program. more »»

Sick-out by Detroit teachers prompts 21 school closures

May 2, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The union that represents Detroit's public school teachers is urging members to call in sick Monday, and the district says more than 20 schools will be close. more »»

Detroit teachers union calls for Monday sick-out

May 2, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The union that represents Detroit's public school teachers is urging members to call in sick Monday. more »»

Tuskegee Airman, 94, awarded Bronze Star at NAACP dinner

May 1, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A 94-year-old Detroit native has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal for heroic service and meritorious achievement during World War II.

Lt. Col. more »»

Gathering seeks ways to improve health of Detroit residents

May 1, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Health problems that disproportionally affect Detroit residents are the focus of a gathering at Wayne State Universit. more »»

Michigan awards $587,000 in grants for scrap tire cleanups

May 1, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State officials are encouraging communities around Michigan to help people get rid of old vehicle tires. more »»

Work starting on US 23 bridge at Washtenaw-Livingston border

May 1, 2016

WHITMORE LAKE, Mich. (AP) — Work is set to begin Monday to rebuild a bridge over a major highway in southeastern Michigan that had to be torn down following a crash. more »»

Police investigating body bound in car trunk in Saginaw

May 1, 2016

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a woman found dead inside the trunk of a car on the west side of Saginaw.

The Saginaw News reports (http://bit. more »»

Detroit to begin shutting off water Monday to those who owe

May 1, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit water official says crews will begin shutting off service on Monday to people behind on bill payments. more »»

Police investigate if body in ditch was hit-and-run victim

May 1, 2016

ARMADA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police are investigating whether a 21-year-old man found dead in a ditch north of Detroit may have been a hit-and-run victim.

State police Lt. more »»

Western Michigan highway named in honor of fallen soldier

May 1, 2016

WHITE CLOUD, Mich. (AP) — A stretch of highway in western Michigan has been named in honor of a soldier who was killed in Iraq in 2005.

WOOD-TV reports (http://bit. more »»

Michigan didn't issue fines in many asbestos violations

May 1, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A newspaper reports Michigan's state worker safety agency didn't issue fines in the majority of asbestos abatement cases where it found serious violations during the past seven... more »»

Flint firefighters say body found in house after blaze

May 1, 2016

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a person was found dead in an early-morning house fire on the south side of Flint.

The Flint Journal reports (http://bit. more »»

Some lawmakers say some police ill-equipped for overdoses

May 1, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A group of 20 lawmakers backs a bill to require more rigorous medical training for police officers.

The bill sponsor is Republican state Rep. Hank Vaupel. more »»

Raiders trade up to take QB Cook in 4th round of NFL draft

April 30, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Connor Cook is the winningest quarterback in Michigan State history. Andrew Billings is coming off a dominant season on Baylor's defensive line. more »»

Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trail

April 30, 2016

ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — State regulators have reached a decision on forest management along a trail network known as the Chippewa Hills Pathway in Alpena County. more »»

Rhodes: Teachers face payless summer without state help

April 30, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The transition manager for the Detroit Public Schools says the district will have no money to continue paying teachers this summer without further funding from the state. more »»

Hundreds line up in Detroit for water bill payment plans

April 30, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — People behind in water bill payments have lined up in Detroit to keep their service on.

The Detroit News reports (http://detne. more »»



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