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Whitmer: Fixing the 'damn roads' is 'going to take a while'

Whitmer: Fixing roads is ‘going to take a while’Gov. Gretchen Whitmer promised that she is going to "fix the damn roads" but warned the process is "going to take a while" in an interview that included other issues.
  • Michigan
  • 7 minutes ago
Oakland County

Son arrested after Royal Oak man's body found bound

Son arrested after Royal Oak man’s body boundSuspect, victim's son, caught after leading police on a car chase through several counties
  • Oakland County
  • 0 minutes ago
Michigan

State bioterrorism monitors fired for payroll fraud, misusing vehicles

Bioterrorism workers fired for payroll fraudFive state employees in a Michigan bioterrorism detection and monitoring unit were either fired or disciplined after an auditor general investigation
  • Michigan
  • 44 minutes ago
Macomb County

Ex-Macomb County Judge Donald G. Miller dies at 80

Ex-Macomb County Judge Donald Miller dies at 80Husband of former Congresswoman Candice Miller had a passion for aviation
  • Macomb County
  • 43 minutes ago
Detroit

Detroit arson suspect caught on video

Detroit arson suspect caught on videoA man is seen hurling a rock through the back window of a minivan, followed by a Molotov cocktail, Jan. 12 in the 5700 block of Appoline.
  • Detroit
  • 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
Michigan

Snow, bitter cold in store for Mich. weekend

Weekend snow, bitter cold coming to MichiganMetro area could see 2-4 inches, more could fall closer to Ohio border
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
Wayne County

Clerk's retirement after 26 years spurs bid to fill seats in Northville Twp.

Northville Twp. clerk opening spurs appointmentsMoves announced during township meeting Thursday night effective next month
  • Wayne County
  • 11 hours, 35 minutes ago
Detroit

Reward set for tips in 2018 Detroit slaying
Shontiik Osborne found fatally shot Nov. 11 in 11300 block of Mendota

Reward set for tips in 2018 Detroit slayingShontiik Osborne found fatally shot Nov. 11 in 11300 block of Mendota
  • Detroit
  • 11 hours, 49 minutes ago
  • Detroit

    $5K reward offered for tips in west-side Detroit arson

    $5K reward offered for tips in Detroit arsonSuspect shown on camera hurling Molotov cocktail into minivan about 4:45 a.m. Jan. 12 in 5700 block of Appoline
    • Detroit
    • 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Missing man's body found on roof in west Detroit

    Missing man’s body found on roof in DetroitWoman searching for relative in 15000 block of Lesure last seen Dec. 16 'saw a foot hanging over the roof'; it was his body
    • Detroit
    • 12 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Sterling Heights investigates oil leak into Plumbrook Drain

    Sterling Heights investigates oil leak into drainOil sheen discovered Thursday in Plumbrook Drain in Sterling Heights is contained, officials say
    • Macomb County
    • 12 hours, 4 minutes ago
    Michigan

    MSU taps new leader: 'Today the healing can truly begin'

    MSU names new leader: ‘Healing can truly begin’New interim president Satish Udpa pledges to support Nassar victims: "I want to create an environment on this campus that makes them whole."
    • Michigan
    • 12 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Whitmer set to speak at MSU women's march amid controversy

    Whitmer set to speak at MSU women’s marchStudent organizers are proceeding with the Michigan State University event despite concerns over allegations of anti-Semitism by national leaders.
    • Michigan
    • 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    Obituary

    Former Wayne Co., appeals jurist Maureen Reilly 'exuded class'

    Former jurist Maureen Reilly ‘exuded class’Services in April for Maureen Pulte Reilly, who died last week at age 84
    • Obituary
    • 12 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Gilchrist makes Detroit auto show appearance to encourage youngsters to work in Michigan

    Gilchrist promotes ‘Choose Michigan’ campaignLt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist makes brief speech at Cobo job seeker expo in support of the 'Choose Michigan" campaign
    • Michigan
    • 12 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Michigan's attorney general looks to interview Engler about MSU

    Michigan AG looks to interview Engler about MSUMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has directed her office’s MSU investigation team to interview former MSU Interim President John Engler.
    • Michigan
    • 12 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Restaurants + Bars

    Restaurants, DIA, others offer fed employees deals during shutdown

    Restaurants, DIA and more offer shutdown dealsBobcat Bonnie's, Downtown Louie's and more offer deals to furloughed workers
    • Restaurants + Bars
    • 12 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Michigan

    11 rare African painted dogs born at Michigan zoo

    11 rare African painted dogs born at Mich. zooA Battle Creek zoo is celebrating the birth of 11 rare African pup dogs, an endangered species
    • Michigan
    • 12 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield items in estate sale

    Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield items in estate saleA Mich. estate sale sold more than 200 items belonging to Melissa Gilbert and her husband, actor Timothy Busfield
    • Michigan
    • 12 hours, 16 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Satish Udpa: New MSU leader brings broad academic, administrative experience

    Satish Udpa: New MSU leader has broad experienceUdpa, the executive vice president for administrative services, also has been dean of engineering and has worked in human resources and IT operations.
    • Michigan
    • 12 hours, 18 minutes ago
    Lottery

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Thursday, Jan. 17
    These numbers were drawn Thursday:

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Thursday, Jan. 17These numbers were drawn Thursday:
    • Lottery
    • 15 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Man killed in I-94 rollover Wed. in Macomb Co. 'driving erratically'

    Man killed in I-94 rollover Wed. in Macomb Co.Autopsy expected to determine if medical event occurred that caused crash, police say
    • Macomb County
    • 18 hours, 12 minutes ago
    Michigan

    11 rare African painted dogs born at Michigan zoo

    11 rare African painted dogs born at Michigan zooBinder Park Zoo staff has been monitoring activity through cameras to allow the pair and their rare litter of African painted pups space.
    • Michigan
    • 21 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Mo. sued over rules for foster parents who have guns
    A couple claims in a lawsuit that state requirements for foster parents who own guns violate their constitutional rights

    Mo. sued over rules for foster parents who have gunsA couple claims in a lawsuit that state requirements for foster parents who own guns violate their constitutional rights
    • Michigan
    • 22 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Health

    UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

    UN health chief orders probe into misconductWorld Health Organization orders internal probe into allegations it is rife with racism, sexism and corruption
    • Health
    • 22 hours, 50 minutes ago
    Politics

    Ex-Rep. Scott paid $2,600 in mileage, $10,800 in expenses for missed House votes

    Scott got $13,400 in expenses for missed votesEx-Rep. Bettie Cook Scott of Detroit collected $900 a month for expenses and $2,633 for mileage missing votes, according to House records.
    • Politics
    • 1 day ago
    Michigan

    Detroit man gets life in Lansing barbershop shooting

    Detroit man gets life in Lansing barbershop shootingShawn Pickens was convicted of murder and other charges in a 2017 fatal shooting at a Lansing barbershop
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 1 hour ago
    Macomb County

    Suspect sought in Roseville assault

    Suspect sought in Roseville assaultPolice said man used racial slur before attack at National Coney Island early Saturday
    • Macomb County
    • 17 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Police arrest 5 in Harper Woods carjacking

    Police arrest 5 in Harper Woods carjackingGroup accused of carjacking two teen-aged girls Sunday
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Detroit

    Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences Choir

    Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences ChoirDetroit Academy of Arts and Sciences Choir performs for the Detroit Youth Rising event.
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Detroit

    Police: Man shot while playing video games with nephew

    Police: Man shot while playing video gamesThe shooting left the victim in temporary serious condition, but no suspect description is immediately available
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Detroit

    Man, 21, slain in east side shooting

    Man slain in east side shootingAt 12:05 a.m., police got a 911 call from a mother, who said her son had been shot. He had been hit twice, in his chest and his back, and later died
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Wayne Co. Airport Authority names new CEO

    Wayne Co. Airport Authority names new CEOBoard approves three-year contract with Chad Newton, who had been interim CEO
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Detroit

    Police: 3-month-old baby dies sleeping with mother on west side

    Police: 3-month-old baby dies sleeping with mother on west sideA 3-month-old girl died Thursday morning after being found unresponsive while sleeping with her mother at their home on the city's west side
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Michigan

    'Arctic cold will return': Snow, falling temps expected for weekend

    Arctic cold, snow expected for the weekendSnowfall is expected for 22 hours of the day Saturday, with more than 3 inches of accumulation
    • Michigan
    • 23 hours, 57 minutes ago
    Politics

    Single mom goes from food stamps to Michigan Senate

    Single mom goes from food stamps to SenateA year ago, Betty Jean Alexander was a clerical specialist for the Wayne County clerk and qualified for food stamps. Now, she is a Michigan senator.
    • Politics
    • 18 hours, 50 minutes ago
    Politics

    Insider: Gillibrand gives Whitmer a TV shout-out, gets ticket to Michigan

    Insider: Gillibrand gives TV shout-out to WhitmerPolitical Insider: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand gets plane ticket to Michigan, gives shout-out to Gov. Whitmer on CBS "Late Show" with Stephen Colbert.
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
    Lottery

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Wednesday, Jan. 16
    These numbers were drawn Wednesday:

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Wednesday, Jan. 16These numbers were drawn Wednesday:
    • Lottery
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Detroit

    Gilbert, fellow Forbes-lister announce internship program

    Gilbert, fellow billionaire promote internshipRobert Smith, nation's richest African-American, launches STEM-based internX
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Oakland County

    Birmingham woman charged in investment scheme

    Birmingham woman charged in investment schemeState AG: More than a dozen people lost nearly everything they invested in program, while Beth Jaslove collected more than $1M from 2008-16
    • Oakland County
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Michigan

    After year of turmoil, Engler resigns from MSU under pressure

    Engler resigns from MSU under pressureInterim president's decision ends nearly year-long tenure filled with controversy over his handling of fallout from the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 11 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Wayne County Executive Warren Evans on the county's recovery

    Video: Warren Evans on Wayne County’s recoveryWayne County Executive Warren Evans points to infrastructure and parks as important factors in the county's recovery.
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 17 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Warren Evans eyes connected parks, infrastructure improvements in second term

    Evans eyes connected parks in second termEvans, re-elected to the county’s top post in November, reflected on his first term with The Detroit News on Wednesday and spoke on his goals
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
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