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Michigan sees children young as 3 months separated from parents

The head of a state department is concerned about how young many of the children being sent to Michigan are

Trump to sign ‘something’ on detained children

The effort would mark a dramatic departure for an administration that says it has no choice but to separate families

Dearborn Heights man charged in dog's stabbing death

A 29-year-old Dearborn Heights man is facing a charge of torturing or killing animals after allegedly stabbing his pet dog in April, police say

Hyundai Genesis tops J.D. Power's Initial Quality ranking

New-vehicle quality across all auto brands improved for the fourth consecutive year to reach its best level ever in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

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FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honey


Maple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying the FDA’s upcoming requirement could hurt their industries

Man denied bond in woman's two-by-four murder

Mario Tipton, 26, faces charges related to the death of Charsha Miller, who died days after being hit with a two-by-four during a fight Nov. 11.


Teachers join coalition of leaders to improve Michigan education

Michigan's teachers and its 2 largest teachers unions will for the first time be a part of a statewide partnership ]to improve public education


I-696 crews remove half-mile of new concrete

Equipment issue forces road crews to rip up new pavement in Roseville


MSU trustees gather privately ahead of crucial meeting

The retreat is closed to the public — which critics say sends the wrong message given the key decisions facing the board at a public meeting Friday

Youngest migrants held in ‘tender age’ shelters

Observers who have visited South Texas sites describe play rooms of crying preschool-age children in crisis


Michigan social studies redo draws charge of rewriting history

Proposed revisions by state Sen. Patrick Colbeck include removing references to climate change, gays and lesbians and the term core Democratic values.

Howes: Ford depot move signals 'Detroit is open for business'

If the vision advanced by Bill Ford Jr. comes anywhere close to being realized, Detroit could have its own version of Silicon Valley's Sand Hill Road.


Ford, VW consider partnering on vehicles

Ford and Volkswagen are exploring an alliance that could include co-developing a commercial vehicle


Nassar victims: Engler has 'failed miserably' and must leave MSU

More than 120 victims of Larry Nassar issued a statement saying that Michigan State University Interim President John Engler needs to leave the post

Meat 2.0? Clean meat? Spat grows over food wording

New York – If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called?

A celebration, not an implosion, at Michigan Central Depot

After years spent hidden behind chain-link fencing, long-abandoned train station had first of what will likely be a series of coming-out parties


Whitmer, El-Sayed first to seek public aid for governor runs

Democrats Gretchen Whitmer and Abdul El-Sayed are seeking public funding for their campaigns to be Michigan's next governor.

Bill Ford Jr.: 'We came together, Ford and Detroit'

Thousands gathered to hear Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. tell Detroit what he plans to do with the long-vacant building

Modeling agency boss sent to prison in child porn case

U.S. District Judge Matthew Leitman sentenced Ryan Ulman, 29, of Livonia to 125 months in prison for receiving child pornography


12-year-old dies in U.P. flooding

Thatcher Markham died Monday, a day after a massive mudslide tore through his family's home and left him trapped in the basement

Tuesday, Jun 19

2018 Rosa Parks Scholars tackle social issues

37 Rosa Parks Scholars will receive a $2000 scholarship this year.

Trump defiant as audio adds to border policy outrage

Audio, photos of caged kids draw criticism from both sides of aisle

Stolen Detroit depot clock needed to 'go home'

Timepiece swiped more than 2 decades ago returned to new Ford owners

State letter notes firing, reassignment in Detroit demo probe

2016 letter notes firing of one 'key staff person,' reassignment of another in demo probe

Monday, Jun 18

Protesters arrested after blocking downtown buildings, QLine

23 members of Poor People's Campaign say neighborhoods suffer as leaders focus more on downtown upgrades

Owners of closed downtown Detroit bar claim city, police harassment

The owners of the now-closed Centre Park Bar in Harmonie Park claim police harassed them to give the property to Dennis Archer Jr. for development

Project C: Inside Ford's deal to save old train station

The inside story of Ford Motor Co.'s effort to save the Michigan Central Depot, convert it into a mobility campus in Corktown

Storms wash out roads in Upper Peninsula

National Weather Service says as much as 6 inches of rain fell in some areas

Sunday, Jun 17

Detroit church wants black men as leaders for youth

A stream of black men walked the right side aisle in a line and filled in the pews at St. Stephen A.M.E. church

How Ford plans to resurrect the train station

Ford Motor Co. plans to have 5,000 people working on its Corktown campus by 2022.

Tigers' second straight late rally pushes streak to four

Castellanos hits a pair of home runs and Tigers ruffle Bruce Rondon for tie-breaking run in 8th

Niyo: Life with twins a whole new ballgame for Tigers' McCann

Funny what fatherhood can do to a man, or as his wife Jessica notes, what six blessed months can do for a young couple raising premature babies.

Saturday, Jun 16

Heat warning issued, temps to hit high-90s on Father's Day

Expect humid days Saturday through Monday, Jordan Dale, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in White Lake Township, said.

Dream fulfillment: Tigers Iglesias beaming after becoming a U.S. citizen

Iglesias and fellow Cuban native Leonys Martin will participate in a naturalization ceremony at Comerica Park June 25

Driver killed in I-75 crash after police chase

The Auburn Hills Police Department is investigating a fatal crash caused by a possible intoxicated motorist after police terminated pursuit

UM applications rise 10%, another record high

More than 65,000 apply for University of Michigan incoming freshman class, a 10 percent increase from last year

Friday, Jun 15

Michigan Stadium will have blue end zones for first time

Michigan Stadium will have blue end zones for the first time in program history for the 2018 football season.

Engler defies growing calls to resign at MSU

Michigan State Trustee Brian Mosallam on Friday became the first trustee calling for Engler's resignation as MSU's interim president

Michigan law shielding drug makers draws scrutiny amid opioid crisis

Michigan's unique law might prevent communities from winning lawsuits to reclaim money they've spent fighting the opioid epidemic, legal experts say.

New UAW President Gary Jones takes over at uncertain time

The new UAW president will lead members through a collective bargaining process with Detroit's automakers amid organizing challenges, possible consequences of steel and aluminum tariffs, and uncertainty surrounding global trade.