State Wants Utilities To Discuss Potential Shutoff Changes After Man Froze To DeathThe Michigan Public Service Commission wants companies to submit ways to better reach elderly residents who are most at risk during a shutoff in extreme weather.
Consumers Energy Says It Followed Rules In Shutting Off Service To Home Where Man Froze To DeathAn investigation was ordered after the body of 69-year-old John Skelley was discovered in his Hazel Park home earlier this year.
Vietnam Vet Dies Of Hypothermia After Heat Shut Off To HomeJohn Skelley was discovered unresponsive, huddled under blankets in front of a space heater on Feb. 1.
Authorities Identify Man Dead For Months Inside Portable PottyPolice said the remains were so decomposed, it appears the 63-year-old man could have been dead inside the portable toilet for about five months.
Man Found Dead In Portable Potty Died Of ExposurePolice said the remains were so decomposed, it appears the man could have been dead inside the portable toilet for months.
Cops: Teen Died Of Hypothermia On Novi SidewalkThe body was discovered on the sidewalk behind an old storage yard on Grand River between Taft and Beck Roads.
Pontiac Dad Arraigned In Connection With The Death Of His Son Henry Ogene, the 46-year-old father, has been charged with "child abuse-leaving a child in a vehicle resulting in death."
Boy, 8, Dies After Canoe Tips In Lake MichiganAuthorities say an 8-year- boy who was canoeing with his father in northern Lake Michigan died after the vessel overturned in the chilly waters.
Death Of Pennsylvania Woman Found Under Mich. Deck Ruled AccidentAuthorities say the February death of a 24-year-old Pennsylvania woman who moved to Michigan to care for her mother has been classified as an accident.
College Student Found Injured In Snow BankAn 18-year-old Ferris State University student is in critical condition after spending several hours in a snow bank after a party.
Hypothermia, Frostbite Injuries Treated In Bitter Cold TempsDespite the warnings to cover up while outside, this week's bitter cold has been keeping hospital emergency rooms busy.
Autopsy: Hypothermia Contributed To Flint Man's DeathA preliminary autopsy shows an 86-year-old Flint man found dead in his truck three days after a utility turned off electrical service to his home died of existing heart and lung problems as well as hypothermia, police said.