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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In the wake of the death of a Michigan State University student last weekend, the school and the Pi Alpha Phi national organization have suspended the school's chapter of the fraternity.
BATH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities again asked the public for help Tuesday to solve the killing of a Lansing-area hunter who was shot during the 2018 deer season.
On the third anniversary of Chong Moua Yang's death, the FBI and local police made an appeal at the Rose Lake State Wildlife Area in Bath Township, northeast of Lansing.
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Tom Barrett is running for a congressional district in the Lansing area.
Barrett, of Charlotte, made the announcement Monday. He said he is leaving the Army after 21 years.
DeWITT, Mich. (AP) — A white Michigan police officer was fired after pointing a gun while off-duty at a 19-year-old Black man who was delivering newspapers in January.
Chad Vorce was appealing his May 5 termination from the DeWitt Police Department, near Lansing, WLNS-TV reported.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Clerks and other opponents of a ballot initiative that would toughen Michigan's voting rules raised concerns Wednesday about its proposed ban on using donated spaces as polling places, saying churches and religious organizations account for 20% of them.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court agreed Wednesday to reconsider a challenge to COVID-19 mask orders affecting students in a Michigan religious school.
LAWRENCE, Mich. (AP) — The FBI is offering up to $10,000 for tips that solve the 2017 murder of a Lansing-area man whose remains were found months later more than 100 miles away.
Jerome Ezell was supposed to pick up his girlfriend in November 2017.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan will no longer apply the 6% sales tax to tampons and other menstrual products under bipartisan legislation signed Thursday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The fires are out, but the destruction in East Lansing on Halloween weekend could haunt college students and others.
Police asked for the public's help Tuesday in identifying people responsible for couch and mattress fires and other damage Saturday after Michigan State defeated Michigan in a stirring battle of top 10 teams.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — East Lansing police said at least five people were arrested and authorities received nearly 350 calls for service after Michigan State University's weekend victory over the University of Michigan.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mattresses and couches burned Saturday and at least one car was overturned during the revelry that followed Michigan State's football victory over Michigan.
The campus newspaper, The State News, posted photos and video from student neighborhoods in East Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors will not charge a Detroit-area lawmaker after an investigation into allegations from a fellow lawmaker who said he sent her threatening text messages following their breakup.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State University study has concluded that community solar expansion in Michigan would contribute nearly $1.5 billion to the state’s economy over 30 years.
Researchers say the installation and ongoing maintenance of community solar projects would create 18,500 well-paying jobs, according to the East Lansing school.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Members of Michigan's redistricting commission are urging residents to speak up about draft congressional and legislative maps.
The first of five public hearings will be held Wednesday in Detroit.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — No little ghosts or goblins this year at elementary schools in East Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's redistricting panel on Monday voted to advance multiple draft congressional and legislative maps to public hearings and gave commissioners more time to submit their own plans.
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MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — The football homecoming game at a suburban Detroit school was canceled because of a lack of referees.
Mount Clemens was supposed to play Friday night against Potterville, a school southwest of Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that Michigan will pay higher “prevailing" wages on state construction projects, three years after Republican legislators repealed a long-standing law that required better pay.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans in the Michigan Senate on Wednesday again passed legislation that would make it harder to vote, advancing photo ID, absentee ballot and other changes that face a surefire veto from Democratic Gov.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two more local health department in Michigan rescinded their school masking requirement Thursday despite Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer saying she will not enforce Republican-written budget provisions that threaten funding for counties with COVID-19 orders.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed off on $55 billion in spending to complete the state budget, hailing the bipartisan bills as an example of finding common ground with Republicans despite partisan tension during the coronavirus pandemic.
WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 23-year-old Michigan man suspected of fatally shooting three of his relatives at a house near Lansing last week was arraigned Monday on three murder counts.
The Eaton County sheriff's office said Daniel Sougstad was arrested without incident early Saturday by police in Ingham County.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — As the only Power Five coach with a pair of road upsets this season, Mel Tucker is happy to be home.
His goal is for Michigan State’s players to forget their 3-0 start, including a Big Ten win, and a No.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers who finished passing the state budget Wednesday will next turn to allocating an unprecedented amount of federal COVID-19 rescue funding — money that largely is flexible and can be spent however the state decides.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two women were shot to death in Lansing while a 6-year-old boy survived, police said Friday.
The shooting occurred Thursday. Two girls missing from the scene were found overnight.
FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A pilot safely landed his single-engine aircraft in a field after encountering mechanical trouble Thursday afternoon, Michigan State Police said.
The 33-year-old pilot was able to land the plane with no damage or injuries in Handy Township in Livingston County, southeast of Lansing, police said.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday proposed spending $1.4 billion in federal pandemic funding to expand health care and infrastructure, including to bolster access to mental health services, replace state psychiatric hospitals and build a new public health lab.
LAKETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — At least two people drowned over the holiday weekend while at Lake Michigan beaches in Michigan, authorities said.
Ryan Harms, 30, of the Chicago area drowned Sunday at Saugatuck Dunes State Park in Allegan County, the sheriff's office said.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Four female soccer players at Western Michigan University challenged the school's COVID-19 vaccine requirement for athletes Monday, saying it violates their Christian beliefs.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A single-engine commuter jet crashed and caught fire Tuesday evening at Lansing's airport but none of the four people aboard were injured, authorities said.
DETROIT (AP) — A Catholic school in Lansing has lost an appeal over a Michigan policy that required masks on young kids earlier in the pandemic.
Although the statewide mandate ended, some counties are stepping in and requiring masks in schools when the 2021-22 year starts.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday proposed spending more than $1.5 billion in federal pandemic rescue funding to help boost the business climate, redevelop polluted sites and take steps such as accelerating the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
A 40-year- old mid-Michigan man has been arrested and accused of assaulting a police officer as part of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Logan Barnhart of Lansing is charged with assaulting and resisting with a dangerous weapon, civil disobedience, disorderly and disruptive conduct, engaging in physical violence and an act of physical violence in the Capitol Building or grounds.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig on Monday called for strengthening law enforcement amid what he labeled a public safety “crisis,” announcing several moves to focus on policing while he prepares to formally run for Michigan governor.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday proposed spending $75 million in federal pandemic rescue funding to reduce violent crime, calling it a critical issue that must be addressed amid double-digit percentage increases in several Michigan cities.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The remains of a World War II pilot from Lansing who died in 1943 when the military aircraft he was flying crashed during combat over New Guinea have been laid to rest next to his parents.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican lawmakers on Wednesday killed a law that underpinned coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, wiping it from the books after Michigan's Supreme Court declared the measure unconstitutional.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican ex-Detroit Police Chief James Craig all but launched his campaign for governor on Wednesday, seeking to become Michigan's first Black governor with a “law-and-order” message and emphasis on leadership.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed off on a $17.1 billion K-12 budget Tuesday in Grand Rapids in an effort to close a decadeslong funding gap among school districts in Michigan.
The new budget raises overall funding for schools by 10%, and brings per-student state aid minimum to $8,700 per-student.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $17.1 billion K-12 budget, one that will eliminate a longstanding base per-student funding gap among districts and boost overall funding by a substantial 10%.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed a $2.2 billion spending bill that allocates federal COVID-19 aid for a continued boost in food assistance benefits and rental relief along with new grants to municipalities.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A 19-year-old man and 16-year-old boy were slain and two other teens have been wounded during an early morning shooting near a park in Lansing.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan school district that never returned to classrooms during 2020-21 will embrace online education again in the fall and open it to more students.
Lansing said it will keep online classes as an option and invite families from other mid-Michigan districts to participate.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said Tuesday her office is adding 350,000 appointments over nearly four months to address a pandemic-related backlog as Michigan residents try to renew driver's licenses, transfer vehicle titles and conduct other business in person.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Tuesday finalized a requirement that all 440,000 licensed or registered health workers in the state undergo annual hidden bias training to help address disparities in how patients are treated.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Democratic lawmakers want $25 million to hire more staff and pay overtime to expand appointments and hours at branch offices facing a backlog of transactions due to the coronavirus pandemic.