Around Michigan

The latest Michigan news from the Associated Press

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A police officer and sheriff's deputy are back on active duty after being placed on administrative leave amid an investigation into the death of a malicious destruction of property suspect in southwestern Michigan.

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A Lansing woman awaits sentencing after pleading guilty but mentally ill to killing a man at a homeless camp.

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Electric scooters have been zipping through some parts of Detroit for a few weeks. More could be headed to city neighborhoods.

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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is expanding testing for toxic chemicals.

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A suburban Detroit judge has pleaded no contest to failing to stop at the scene of an accident where someone was injured.

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A Michigan man who was sentenced to life in prison as a teenager on charges of robbery, abduction and murder has the right to be resentenced, a judge ruled.

Snow Removal Tax On Ballot In 'Big Snow Country'

Oct 26, 2018
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Snow is on the fall ballot in at least one Upper Peninsula community.

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Residents of Benton Harbor are getting free kits to test water at their homes after the southwestern Michigan city's water system was placed under a state advisory due to higher-than-acceptable levels of lead.

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Authorities say a Detroit police officer conspired with a drug trafficking organization for five years and provided members with sensitive law enforcement information.

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Wayne State University

Wayne State University's College of Engineering is getting a $5 million gift for scholarships and a new testing laboratory.

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General Motors says it will ask the federal government for one national gas mileage standard, including a requirement that a percentage of auto companies' sales be zero-emissions vehicles.

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A police task force is preparing to investigate a Detroit funeral home where 36 fetuses were found in boxes and 27 others in freezers, the city's police chief said Thursday.

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Officials plan to relocate several gray wolves from the Canadian province of Ontario to Isle Royale National Park this winter.

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Ford Motor Co.'s net profit fell 37 percent in the third quarter as sales slowed in the U.S. and China.

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U.S. auto companies such as General Motors, Tesla and Ford faltered this year in Consumer Reports' reliability rankings as readers reported more mechanical trouble with their vehicles.