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Detroit strikes 2nd deal with its other retirees

April 16, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees, key deals that... more »»

Detroit makes deal with retired cops, firefighters

April 16, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit reached a deal with a group of retired police officers and firefighters that would protect pensions but trim annual cost-of-living payments — the first major... more »»

Judge takes up ban on domestic partner benefits

April 15, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — A ban on benefits for domestic partners in Michigan public schools and local governments might not save much money, but that's not a reason to throw out the law, a lawyer for the... more »»

Ex-library official enters guilty plea to bribery

April 15, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The ex-technology chief for Detroit's public libraries has pleaded guilty to bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery.

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

Judge dismisses McCotter's suit against intern

April 15, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — Ex-Michigan U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter's lawsuit alleging that a former intern deliberately submitted forged petitions to keep him from seeking re-election has been dismissed. more »»

Farm owner released on bond in dead calves case

April 15, 2014

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 29-year-old central Michigan farmer has turned himself in to authorities after 71 calves were found dead beneath snow and hay on his property near Mount Pleasant. more »»

Peters, Land remain close in Senate fundraising

April 15, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrat Gary Peters and Republican Terri Lynn Land are continuing to raise millions of dollars for their U.S. Senate campaigns in Michigan. more »»

Furniture maker calls contract claims 'baseless'

April 15, 2014

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan office furniture company says claims it improperly benefited from a state contract because its subcontractor is co-owned by Gov. Rick Snyder's cousin are "baseless. more »»

Judge holds hearing on ban on same-sex benefits

April 15, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — An attorney for the state of Michigan has urged a judge to reject a challenge to a law that prevents local governments from offering domestic partner benefits. more »»

Snyder signs legislation to speed up adoptions

April 15, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation designed to speed up adoption. more »»

Prison food contractors disciplined more often

April 15, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Employees of the food service contractor for Michigan prisons are being disciplined for breaking rules more frequently than other prison workers.

MLive. more »»

Michigan dam breaks, river hits record level

April 15, 2014

ROSCOMMON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a dam has failed on a man-made lake in Roscommon County, forcing closure of part of a two-lane highway called Old 27. more »»

State says pig virus found on 93 farms in Michigan

April 15, 2014

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan agriculture department says a virus that kills piglets at an alarming rate has been found on 93 farms in the state. more »»

Detroit makes deal with retired cops, firefighters

April 15, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit has reached a deal with retired police officers and firefighters that would preserve current pensions but trim annual cost-of-living payments — the first major... more »»

Deputies find dead homeowner, marijuana plants

April 15, 2014

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Piles of newspapers and uncollected mail outside a Rochester Hills home led authorities to discover a dead man and marijuana plants inside. more »»

Man sentenced to life for killing 4 Michigan women

April 15, 2014

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A man convicted of killing four women whom he met through an online escort site opted to stay in jail when a Detroit-area judge sentenced him to life in prison. more »»

Coast Guard officer accused of Wisconsin assault

April 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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