Ex-Lawmakers Sue To Block Michigan’s Legislative Term LimitsEight former Michigan lawmakers filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the state’s legislative term limits law, alleging that they are unconstitutionally blocked from running again by restrictions that prevent voters from backing candidates of their choice.
County Clerks: We’ll Lose Money If Phones Are OK At CourtsCourt clerks around Michigan are criticizing a proposal to allow phones and other electronic devices in courthouses.
Michigan Opens Door To Recreational Pot Sales In DecemberThe state of Michigan is opening the door to the sale of marijuana for recreational use starting in December, which is earlier than expected.
Michigan House OKs Bills To Expand Expungement Of CrimesThe Michigan House passed legislation Tuesday that would overhaul expungement laws to make it easier for hundreds of thousands of people to clear their criminal record, including those convicted of marijuana offenses before the drug's legalization for recreational use.
Fees Reduced, Eliminated For Medical Marijuana UsersThe state of Michigan is lowering or eliminating fees assessed on people who register to use marijuana for medical reasons.
3 Children Die, Another Critical After Michigan House FireAn early morning fire that engulfed a home in the Michigan capital has killed three children, left a fourth in critical condition and injured three more people.
Shooting At Lansing Party Leaves 1 Dead, 4 Others WoundedOne man has been slain and four other people wounded during a shooting at a party at a Lansing home.
Century-Old Lansing Home Real Estate Listing Gets Photobombed By GhostfaceIt looks like your typical listing until you take a closer look.
Lansing Firefighter Arrested For Trying To Suffocate Wife, Deputies SayA firefighter is behind bars after being arrested for attempted murder.
Civil Rights Director Reprimanded For Inappropriate CommentsA Civil Rights Director is being reprimanded by the Michigan Civil Rights Commission for inappropriate comments.
Nessel: Third Defendant Pleads Guilty In Four-Person Coldwater Sex Abuse Conspiracy RingMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Wednesday Jayme LaPoint, 20, of Athens, pleaded guilty before Branch County Circuit Court Judge P. William O’Grady to two felonies for her role in a four-person Coldwater conspiracy ring that plotted to kidnap, sexually assault and kill young children. LaPoint is the third ring member to plead guilty in this case.
Communities Get Partial Win In Court Fight Over Tax DollarsA partial victory has been won by local governments in the Michigan appeals court in a dispute over how the state government gives tax dollars to communities.
Nessel Files Suit Against Out-Of-State Company For Fraudulent PracticesMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Tuesday her office has filed a lawsuit against St. Petersburg, Florida-based CA Certificate Service, doing business as MI Certificate Service, for allegedly deceptive solicitations targeting new Michigan businesses.
Gov. Whitmer Signs Executive Directive To Put Michigan Jobs FirstGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed the Michigan Jobs First executive directive Monday at Lecom Utility Contractors in Roseville to revamp the State’s purchasing policies to ensure that the State awards contracts to companies that create good-paying jobs in Michigan and are good stewards of the state. Currently, only 70 percent of state contracts are awarded to in-state businesses.
Michigan Unemployment Rate 4.2 percent In June; Unchanged From MayFigures released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget show the state's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.2 percent in June.