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West Nile virus found in Oakland County blood donation

August 22, 2016

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Health officials in Oakland County say donated blood has tested positive for the West Nile virus.

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

Officials investigating methane gas migration at landfill

August 22, 2016

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Officials have started investigating ways to resolve the migration of methane gas from a closed landfill near Grand Rapids in western Michigan. more »»

Feds: Ignore that post about banning driver cell phone use

August 22, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Briefly Monday, it looked like the federal government was going to push all 50 states to ban the use of cell phones and other wireless devices while people are driving. more »»

Man, 91, shoots suspect in neck during armed robbery attempt

August 22, 2016

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — A 91-year-old man has shot and wounded another man during an apparent robbery attempt outside a Detroit-area store. more »»

Swimmer rescued from heavy surf off rocks in Lake Superior

August 22, 2016

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A person who went swimming in Lake Superior off Marquette in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been rescued after becoming stranded on an offshore rock formation. more »»

Elections board allows replacement candidate for Congress

August 22, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's election board is declining to review a former TV star's withdrawal as the Democratic nominee for a congressional seat. more »»

Pigs, cows and lamb killed by fire at Saginaw County farm

August 22, 2016

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A dozen pigs, three cows and a prize-winning lamb were killed during a fire at a farm in Saginaw County's Richland Township. more »»

Michigan couple weds to sweet sound of tornado sirens

August 22, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Not even tornado sirens could stop a Michigan couple from saying "I do. more »»

Uh, Oh, Canada: 1,500 people on rafts returned to Michigan

August 22, 2016

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Canadian authorities stopped an invasion: 1,500 people on inflatable rafts and boats that drifted across the border from Michigan during high winds on the St. Clair River. more »»

Saginaw County sheriff: Build new jail at empty auto plant

August 22, 2016

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — The Saginaw County sheriff is proposing moving the county jail to a vacant automotive plant three miles east of its current location in Saginaw.

MLive (http://bit. more »»

Oink: Nearly 20 hogs at fair rounded up after vandal strikes

August 22, 2016

ESCANABA, Mich. (AP) — Nearly 20 hogs that were destined for slaughter had a few hours of freedom at the Upper Peninsula State Fair.

The Daily Press in Escanaba (http://bi. more »»

Charge dropped against blind activist arrested at Capitol

August 22, 2016

MASON, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a case against a blind man who was accused of obstructing police at a Lansing celebration for a federal disabilities la. more »»

Dog finds woman's leg bone in Clare County

August 22, 2016

HARRISON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in central Michigan are examining a human leg bone that was found by a dog.

TV station WNEM (http://bit. more »»

Court: No relief for inmate who won major case over sentence

August 22, 2016

ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has declined to release a prisoner who won a major case over a governor's power to reduce sentence. more »»

Canada invaded by 1,500 people on wayward play rafts

August 22, 2016

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Canadian authorities say they helped 1,500 people return to Michigan after strong winds sent their inflatable rafts and boats across the border in the St. Clair River. more »»

Congregation meets at Genesee County school, days after fire

August 22, 2016

FOREST TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Members of a Genesee County church gathered at a school, just days after fire destroyed their 50-year-old buildin. more »»

7 new charter schools opening in Michigan in fall

August 22, 2016

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — From the Upper Peninsula to Detroit, seven new charter schools are opening in Michigan.

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

AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas rise 7 cents

August 22, 2016

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen 7 cents per gallon in the past week. more »»

1 Michigan tornado confirmed, crews investigate other damage

August 21, 2016

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — The buzz of chain saws and generators echoed through some west Michigan communities on Sunday as people cleared trees and limbs downed by a fierce storm a day earlier. more »»



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