Detroit-area men who sent millions to Yemen spared prison

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit-area men who moved millions of dollars to Yemen have avoided prison, thanks to a 95-year-old judge who says "only people without compassion" would disagree with his light senten...

Michigan Republican sees ‘legitimate questions’ about Trump

DETROIT (AP) — A Republican congressman from Michigan said he doesn’t support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, but “there are legitimate questions” about Trump’s interactions wit...

Jury awards more than $3M in Michigan bogus epilepsy case

DETROIT (AP) — A jury on Monday awarded more than $3 million to a woman who was misdiagnosed with epilepsy, one of hundreds of people to accuse a Detroit-area doctor of misreading tests to enrich hims...

Charges dropped against 8 people in Flint water scandal

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors stunningly dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch. The d...

Michigan doctor faces trial over misdiagnosing epilepsy

DETROIT (AP) — Mariah Martinez was 9 years old when she got bad news about her chronic headaches: A doctor said she had epilepsy. Over the next four years, the suburban Detroit girl ...

3 handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin's home

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer says three handwritten wills have been found in the Detroit-area home of Aretha Franklin, months after her death, including one that was discovered under cushions in the...

Man exonerated after 45 years will get $1.5M from Michigan

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan man who spent 45 years in prison before he was exonerated of murder will receive $1.5 million from the state, the attorney general's office said Friday. Ric...

Longest-running housing discrimination case outlives judge

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge who worked until his recent death at age 96 left a historic trail of groundbreaking legal opinions. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housi...

Former Michigan trooper convicted in teen's Taser death

DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Wednesday in the death of a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died when the trooper shot ...

Judge sends Canadian to US prison for risky tunnel scheme

DETROIT (AP) — A Canadian cab driver has been sentenced to 16 months in a U.S. prison for sending desperate immigrants through a risky international tunnel under the Detroit River. J...

Michigan scrambles to find home for parolee; US won't deport

DETROIT (AP) — The state of Michigan is placing a frail paroled prisoner in an assisted-living center at taxpayer expense after the federal government declined to deport him to Cuba, officials said. ...

Snyder pardoned 'career drunk driver' as term neared end

TROY, Mich. (AP) — In his final days in office, Gov. Rick Snyder wiped out the felony drunken-driving conviction of a man who pleaded for a pardon so he could seek a lucrative promotion as the next pr...

Judge: Give me weeks for decision in big Flint water case

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge said Wednesday it will likely take weeks for him to decide whether Michigan's former health director will continue to face involuntary manslaughter charges arising from the...

3 years later, no one is in jail over Flint tainted water

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's attorney general in 2016 promised to investigate "without fear or favor" the scandal over Flint's lead-tainted drinking water and pledged that state regulators would be locke...

ACLU: Government mistakenly wanted to deport US veteran

DETROIT (AP) — A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen born in Michigan, law...