EAST LANSING, MI – Attorney General Mike Cox is opposing Blue Cross-Blue Shield's request for a rate hike on customers who pay for their own coverage. Blue Cross is planning a temporary rate hike while it waits for permission to permanently boost its premiums.
OAKLAND, CA – Armando Galarraga pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Placido Polanco homered and drove in three runs in the Detroit Tigers' 5-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
Ryan Raburn went 3 for 3 with a run-scoring single for the AL Central-leading Tigers, who have won nine of their last 12 games.
EAST LANSING, MI – The Lansing Public Safety committee Wednesday is expected to review the details of a recent sex sting operation at Fenner Nature Center. City officials have refused to release information about the incident.
AUDIO: In May, Lansing police arrested two men at the nature center for soliciting sex and issued a warrant for a third. No charges have been brought against any of the men.
DETROIT, MI – Authorities say gunmen in a minivan opened fire on a group of teenagers waiting at a bus stop near a Detroit school Tuesday afternoon. At least seven of the teens were wounded, including two who are in critical condition.
Detroit Public Schools Police Chief Roderick Grimes says at least five of the teens had just gotten out of summer classes at Cody Ninth Grade Academy when they were shot at the nearby bus stop.
EAST LANSING, MI – Grey wolves in the Great Lakes region were removed from the federal endangered species list earlier this year. But now, they're back on the list as part of an out-of-court settlement between the Humane Society and the U-S Fish and Wildlife Service.
AUDIO: The settlement stops Michigan and other states from enacting their own management plans that allow private citizens and wildlife officials to shoot wolves that prey on pets or livestock.