The Michigan Senate is planning to remain in session this summer after voters rejected a road-funding proposal on last week’s ballot.
Police say it’s not yet known what caused the death of the unidentified inmate. He was being held on a misdemeanor traffic charge.
Crowds gathered outside the State Capitol in Lansing on Monday as demonstrators showed support at a candlelight vigil for the approval of same-sex marriage in the state, as could be decided on by the Supreme Court.
The State Capitol Commission voted Monday to again host free tours of the 136-year-old building on Saturdays, starting June 6.
Jaylen L. Briggs of Lansing was arraigned Monday on charges of carelessly firing a gun causing injury, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed weapon and possessing a firearm while committing a felony.
John Truscott, vice chairman of the Capitol Commission, said the dome hasn’t been repainted in 25 years and there is some decay.
Mayor Virg Bernero says he’s not worried about the political risks of appearing at this weekend’s pro-marijuana rally.
The Republican governor told reporters Tuesday the program should instead be phased out over time because industry officials “have been making decisions based on it.”
Investigators say they received reports of a vehicle driving the wrong way on the highway and then that vehicle and three others involved in a crash.
In the Archives of Michigan on the second floor, visitors can view statehood documents, including Michigan’s first constitution.