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Reward offered in vandalism to 80 headstones at cemetery

August 30, 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are continuing to investigate damage done to about 80 headstones at a southwestern Michigan cemetery.

The Kalamazoo Gazette reports (http://bi. more »»

Man faces charges in 3-year-old slaying of elderly neighbor

August 30, 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan man has been charged in the slaying of his 88-year-old neighbor.

The 43-year-old suspect is expected to be charged Tuesday with open murder. more »»

Defendant wore girlfriend's ashes to fatal crash sentencing

August 30, 2016

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man -- wearing a vial containing ashes from his girlfriend's cremation -- has been sentenced for a crash that killed her and the woman's unborn child. more »»

Elderly man shot, robbed during carjacking in Detroit

August 30, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — An 81-year-old man has been shot and robbed during a carjacking on Detroit's west side.

Police say the man was leaving a convenience store about 1:30 a.m. more »»

Kaepernick's decision to sit through anthem scrutinized

August 30, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick's name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far... more »»

Michigan apple growers expect to harvest record crop

August 30, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan apple growers say they expect to pick a record crop this year.

The Michigan Apple Committee is forecasting a harvest of 31 million bushels. more »»

Michigan to release latest round of student test scores

August 30, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is set to release the results of student scores on newer, more rigorous standardized tests. more »»

Police: Man left kids in car, gambled in Detroit casino

August 30, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a father has been detained for questioning by Detroit police after leaving his infant and toddler sons locked in a car in a casino parking structure while he gamble... more »»

Groups ask Clinton, Trump to support Great Lakes restoration

August 29, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Advocacy groups are asking Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to outline their plans for restoring and protecting the ecological health of the Great Lakes. more »»

Driver charged in Minnesota crash that killed 2 firefighters

August 29, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Michigan firefighter charged in a crash that killed two fellow firefighters and injured seven others told investigators he hadn't slept more than 45 minutes in more than 24... more »»

The Latest: Driver charged in crash that killed firefighters

August 29, 2016

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on a crash in Minnesota that killed two Michigan firefighters who were on their way to a Utah wildfire (all times local):

3:45 p.. more »»

Welcome center becomes rescue center for cross-country cat

August 29, 2016

NEW BUFFALO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Welcome Center doubled as an animal rescue center, as employees sought and saved a cat that escaped from its cross-country bound family. more »»

Takata troubles worsen as truck explodes, kills Texas woman

August 29, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Air bag maker Takata Cor. more »»

1 dead after boat hits dock near Ohio-Michigan state line

August 29, 2016

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a boat has died after hitting a dock on a river along the Ohio-Michigan state line. more »»

Over 40 pct. of VW owners seek emissions cheating settlement

August 29, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — About 210,000 owners of Volkswagens with 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests have registered to settle with the company under the terms of a June court agreement. more »»

Detroit mayor cites progress in school health, safety fixes

August 29, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says officials have spent $2.5 million on school repairs and cite significant progress on conditions a week before doors open for the new academic year. more »»

Truck carrying Takata inflators explodes in Texas, killing 1

August 29, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A truck carrying Takata air bag inflators and a load of volatile ammonium nitrate crashed, caught fire and exploded in southern Texas last week, killing a woman and injuring four... more »»

Schools of choice, charters getting sizable share of kids

August 29, 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — More than 20 percent of students in Michigan public schools were in a charter school last year or a school in another district. (http://bit. more »»



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