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A news organization has found wide variations in the rates of drunken driving arrests among Michigan police agencies, with the hometowns of Michigan State University and the University of Michigan showing one of the sharpest contrasts.

Capitol Building Vandalized Overnight

Sep 6, 2012
Jake Neher / MPRN

State police are trying to find who is responsible for vandalizing the state Capitol building early Thursday morning. Facilities workers say the damage is the worst they’ve seen in decades.

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Police say a Michigan State University student's Jewish religion doesn't appear to have been a factor in his assault at an off-campus party.

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A Jewish student at Michigan State University says his jaw was broken in an attack by two assailants who he says displayed "religious hatred."

Kevin Rosseel / morgueFile

The Michigan Attorney General has charged four people with conspiring to commit election fraud.

Kevin Rosseel / morgueFile

The U. S. Supreme Court has struck down state laws like one in Michigan that automatically sends some juveniles to prison for life with no chance of parole.

Kevin Lavery / WKAR

An Ingham County judge has issued a delayed sentence against a Lansing teen convicted of a 2010 murder.

A prominent Lansing clergyman is calling on an Ingham County judge to be lenient in his sentencing of a juvenile convicted of murder.  The pastor and the teen’s mother say Charles T. Lewis, Jr. should not receive life without parole. 

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Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he still hopes the Legislature will approve his proposal for one thousand new police officers to be hired in the state.

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