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A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder in the slaying of his wife, whose remains were found in a lot southwest of Detroit.

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Authorities say a 33-year-old homicide suspect who was injured while exchanging gunfire with officers on a freeway in western Michigan is out of the hospital and behind bars.

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The chief of Michigan State University’s police department is retiring. Jim Dunlap has led the department since 2002.

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A man suspected in the deaths of two people inside their western Michigan home is believed to have fatally shot himself after holding his wife and two young children hostage during a standoff with police at another location.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has asked the state police to look into whether any state officials are on the take related to the state's medical marijuana market.

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The southwestern Michigan city of Saugatuck has a new law enforcement arrangement in place after cutting ties with the combined Saugatuck-Douglas Police Department.

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A sheriff's office says an internal review found no wrongdoing by deputies after three suspects they were chasing died following a gun shop burglary in southwestern Michigan.

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Authorities say three people are dead and fourth critically injured after a police chase and crash following a southwestern Michigan gun shop burglary.

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 A southwestern Michigan city has agreed to pay $810,000 to the family of a man who died in police custody in 2016.

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Later this month, one of the survivors of sexual abuse by disgraced doctor Larry Nassar will return to mid-Michigan. She will help the same community where here complaints about Nassar were initially not believed. WKAR’s Reginald Hardwick talked with her about the past and the future.


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Police officers in a southern Michigan city are among the latest in line for body cameras.

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Michigan's law enforcement and education leaders called Thursday for the Legislature to spend $100 million a year to staff schools with more police and counselors in light of last month's massacre at a Florida high school.

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The Michigan State University Police Department says 25 people were arrested Monday during a violent protest against white nationalist leader Richard Spencer. 

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A prosecutor says two mid-Michigan sheriff's officers were justified in fatally shooting a man who rammed his pickup truck into their vehicles following a chase.

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Extra police patrols are being added to Detroit's freeway system after three shootings that may be linked to the same suspect or suspects.

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