EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — No little ghosts or goblins this year at elementary schools in East Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's redistricting panel on Monday voted to advance multiple draft congressional and legislative maps to public hearings and gave commissioners more time to submit their own plans.
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MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — The football homecoming game at a suburban Detroit school was canceled because of a lack of referees.
Mount Clemens was supposed to play Friday night against Potterville, a school southwest of Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that Michigan will pay higher “prevailing" wages on state construction projects, three years after Republican legislators repealed a long-standing law that required better pay.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans in the Michigan Senate on Wednesday again passed legislation that would make it harder to vote, advancing photo ID, absentee ballot and other changes that face a surefire veto from Democratic Gov.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two more local health department in Michigan rescinded their school masking requirement Thursday despite Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer saying she will not enforce Republican-written budget provisions that threaten funding for counties with COVID-19 orders.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed off on $55 billion in spending to complete the state budget, hailing the bipartisan bills as an example of finding common ground with Republicans despite partisan tension during the coronavirus pandemic.
WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 23-year-old Michigan man suspected of fatally shooting three of his relatives at a house near Lansing last week was arraigned Monday on three murder counts.
The Eaton County sheriff's office said Daniel Sougstad was arrested without incident early Saturday by police in Ingham County.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — As the only Power Five coach with a pair of road upsets this season, Mel Tucker is happy to be home.
His goal is for Michigan State’s players to forget their 3-0 start, including a Big Ten win, and a No.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers who finished passing the state budget Wednesday will next turn to allocating an unprecedented amount of federal COVID-19 rescue funding — money that largely is flexible and can be spent however the state decides.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two women were shot to death in Lansing while a 6-year-old boy survived, police said Friday.
The shooting occurred Thursday. Two girls missing from the scene were found overnight.
LAKETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — At least two people drowned over the holiday weekend while at Lake Michigan beaches in Michigan, authorities said.
Ryan Harms, 30, of the Chicago area drowned Sunday at Saugatuck Dunes State Park in Allegan County, the sheriff's office said.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Four female soccer players at Western Michigan University challenged the school's COVID-19 vaccine requirement for athletes Monday, saying it violates their Christian beliefs.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A single-engine commuter jet crashed and caught fire Tuesday evening at Lansing's airport but none of the four people aboard were injured, authorities said.
DETROIT (AP) — A Catholic school in Lansing has lost an appeal over a Michigan policy that required masks on young kids earlier in the pandemic.
Although the statewide mandate ended, some counties are stepping in and requiring masks in schools when the 2021-22 year starts.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday proposed spending more than $1.5 billion in federal pandemic rescue funding to help boost the business climate, redevelop polluted sites and take steps such as accelerating the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
A 40-year- old mid-Michigan man has been arrested and accused of assaulting a police officer as part of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Logan Barnhart of Lansing is charged with assaulting and resisting with a dangerous weapon, civil disobedience, disorderly and disruptive conduct, engaging in physical violence and an act of physical violence in the Capitol Building or grounds.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig on Monday called for strengthening law enforcement amid what he labeled a public safety “crisis,” announcing several moves to focus on policing while he prepares to formally run for Michigan governor.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday proposed spending $75 million in federal pandemic rescue funding to reduce violent crime, calling it a critical issue that must be addressed amid double-digit percentage increases in several Michigan cities.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The remains of a World War II pilot from Lansing who died in 1943 when the military aircraft he was flying crashed during combat over New Guinea have been laid to rest next to his parents.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican lawmakers on Wednesday killed a law that underpinned coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, wiping it from the books after Michigan's Supreme Court declared the measure unconstitutional.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican ex-Detroit Police Chief James Craig all but launched his campaign for governor on Wednesday, seeking to become Michigan's first Black governor with a “law-and-order” message and emphasis on leadership.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed off on a $17.1 billion K-12 budget Tuesday in Grand Rapids in an effort to close a decadeslong funding gap among school districts in Michigan.
The new budget raises overall funding for schools by 10%, and brings per-student state aid minimum to $8,700 per-student.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $17.1 billion K-12 budget, one that will eliminate a longstanding base per-student funding gap among districts and boost overall funding by a substantial 10%.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed a $2.2 billion spending bill that allocates federal COVID-19 aid for a continued boost in food assistance benefits and rental relief along with new grants to municipalities.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A 19-year-old man and 16-year-old boy were slain and two other teens have been wounded during an early morning shooting near a park in Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan school district that never returned to classrooms during 2020-21 will embrace online education again in the fall and open it to more students.
Lansing said it will keep online classes as an option and invite families from other mid-Michigan districts to participate.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said Tuesday her office is adding 350,000 appointments over nearly four months to address a pandemic-related backlog as Michigan residents try to renew driver's licenses, transfer vehicle titles and conduct other business in person.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Tuesday finalized a requirement that all 440,000 licensed or registered health workers in the state undergo annual hidden bias training to help address disparities in how patients are treated.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Democratic lawmakers want $25 million to hire more staff and pay overtime to expand appointments and hours at branch offices facing a backlog of transactions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals has fined an attorney $3,000 for raising his middle finger while an opposing lawyer was speaking during a virtual hearing.
James Heos also has been referred to the Attorney Grievance Commission for possible further discipline following the May 11 incident, the Detroit Free Press reported.
OKEMOS, Mich. (AP) — A Lansing-area school district named for a Native American leader is dropping its Chiefs nickname, following similar changes at other Michigan schools.
The Okemos school board voted Monday to stop using Chiefs or Chieftains and pick a new nickname in a few years.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday loosened COVID-19 workplace safety rules so fully vaccinated employees can go without a mask and disregard distancing requirements.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Monday rescinded a rule that limits restaurant tables to no more than six people, a day after she apologized for ignoring the COVID-19 regulation while gathering with friends at an East Lansing bar.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer apologized Sunday after apparently violating state-mandated social distancing guidelines at an East Lansing bar and grill.
MULLIKEN, Mich. (AP) — The man who was fatally shot by a Michigan sheriff's deputy during an investigation of a stolen pickup truck was publicly identified Thursday as a 19-year-old from Lansing.
MULLIKEN, Mich. (AP) — A man suspected of driving a stolen pickup truck was fatally shot Wednesday by a sheriff's deputy, west of Lansing, state police said.
The shooting involved an Ionia County officer but occurred just over the county line in Mulliken in Eaton County, about 25 miles from Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threatened Tuesday to go after Enbridge's profits from a Great Lakes oil pipeline if the company defies her order to shut it down.
The Democratic governor issued the warning in a letter to the Canadian energy transport company on the eve of a state-imposed deadline to halt operation of Line 5, which moves oil through northern Wisconsin and Michigan to refineries in Ontario.
BATH, Mich. (AP) — A teenage baseball player has died nearly two weeks after he was knocked unconscious during a collision at second base.
Cooper Gardner, a junior at Bath High School, died Sunday at home, the Lansing State Journal reported.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Police in Lansing have released the names of a man and woman shot to death at a home over the weekend.
The bodies of Harley Owens, 39, and Kelsey Coon-Lennon, 29, were found early Saturday morning by officers responding to a report of a shooting.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's August primary date would be moved six weeks earlier, to June, and the state would be required to more quickly check if ballot drives have submitted enough qualifying signatures for the general election under bills approved Tuesday in the House.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's seven-day average of daily new coronavirus cases has fallen by more than 1,200 in a week, a sign that the outbreak may be subsiding in a state where infection and hospitalization rates remain highest in the country.
STOCKBRIDGE, Mich. (AP) — Few driving past a historic cemetery in North Stockbridge would realize a man who saw the end of the Revolutionary War was buried there.
But the efforts of Revolutionary War descendants will be sure Pvt.
DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy shot by his father has died, a third death in a murder-suicide in Eaton County, authorities said Thursday.
Anson Zwick died Wednesday night. He and a 5-year-old sister, Vivian Zwick, were shot Tuesday at their home in Delta Township, about six miles west of Lansing.
DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two people — a man and a 5-year-old girl — have been shot to death and a 3-year-old boy critically wounded in a mid-Michigan home.
Deputies responding to a report of a shooting found the victims about 11 p.m.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — All people ages 16 and older in Michigan became eligible for COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, as the state passed the halfway point in its goal of inoculating 70% of that population by year's end.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A 16-year-old Amur tiger has been euthanized at a Michigan zoo after suffering from an age-related spinal disease.
Staff at Lansing’s Potter Park Zoo noticed the tiger, named Sivaki, was reluctant to move and determined the disease was causing him discomfort, the Lansing State Journal reported Thursday.