| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:30 AM
UPDATED: The George Zimmerman verdict will continue to be a topic for Sunday morning chat shows this weekend. Dr. Ben Carson, the conservative author, and Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., discuss Zimmerman's acquittal and Florida's stand your ground law on "Fox...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Reaction to Detroit becoming the largest city to file for bankruptcy in U.S. history:
"This is the first step toward restoring the city." — Detroit emergency manager, Kevyn Orr.
"Governor Snyder's plan to suspend democracy,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:16 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, its finances ravaged and its neighborhoods hollowed out by a long, slow decline in population and auto...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:12 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican leader of the Michigan Senate says he's tentatively planning to hold a vote in late August on Medicaid expansion legislation.
Majority Leader Randy Richardville on Wednesday said a group of senators studying...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:58 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are taking a closer look at whether the state should continue implementing stricter benchmarks in reading and math.
A House subcommittee on Tuesday will hold the first of several hearings on Common Core...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:18 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Supporters of a statewide student safety hotline patterned after one established in Colorado in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre hope to clear a final hurdle once schools are back in session.
Gov. Rick Snyder...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:46 AM
ST. JOSEPH -- Mike Sepic, a 25-year veteran in the Berrien County prosecutor's office, was the best fit among three candidates to take over as county prosecutor, Berrien Circuit Court judges decided this week.
The four judges said in a formal...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:59 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation designed to fix problems with Michigan's wetland policies.
Michigan is one of only two states to manage wetlands such as swamps, marshes and bogs. Supporters of the bill signed...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:38 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate adjourned as expected on Wednesday without voting to make more low-income adults eligible for government health insurance, as supporters continued to press for a vote and majority Republicans urged...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:52 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The leader of the Michigan Senate may press ahead in search of a Medicaid expansion plan to pass muster with fellow Republicans, but it's clear he doesn't appreciate how the governor called the Senate out for refusing to vote....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:39 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder are considering changes to prison sentencing guidelines that were last updated to be more stringent about 15 years ago.
The idea is driven in part by a desire to reduce the state...