Michigan

Study: Pipe-corroding well water prevalent in half of states

Half of U.S. states have a high prevalence of well water that's…

 

This undated photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections shows Larry Darnell Gordon. (Michigan Department of Corrections via AP)

Sheriff: Inmate who killed 2 at courthouse cuffed in front

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — A Michigan sheriff pledged Tuesday to review his…

 

A police officer speaks to a driver in the parking lot of the Berrien County Courthouse in St. Joseph, Mich., on Monday, where two bailiffs were fatally shot before officers killed the gunman. (Gretta Volkenstein via AP)

Sheriff: 2 bailiffs, suspect dead in Michigan courthouse

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — Two bailiffs were shot and killed Monday inside…

 

Stephanie Smith, left, Jimmie Thompson, center, and Otis Ross, right, share a laugh in-between residents coming to get water at Prince of Peace Baptist Church on Wednesday  in northwest Flint.  (Mark Felix/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

Feds say everyone in Flint can drink filtered tap water

DETROIT — Filtered tap water is safe for everyone in Flint, Michigan,…

Stephanie Smith, left, Jimmie Thompson, center, and Otis Ross, right, share a laugh in-between residents coming to get water at Prince of Peace Baptist Church on Wednesday  in northwest Flint.  (Mark Felix/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
Deputy Chief Investigator Ellis Stafford, left, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, center, and Special Assistant Attorney General Noah Hall enter a press conference Wednesday in Flint, Mich, where Schuette announced civil suits against two water engineering companies, saying their negligence caused and exacerbated Flint's lead-tainted water crisis and demanding what could total hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.   (The Detroit News/ Daniel Mears)

Michigan sues companies that ‘botched,’ worsened Flint water

FLINT, Michigan — Michigan's attorney general filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday against…

Deputy Chief Investigator Ellis Stafford, left, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, center, and Special Assistant Attorney General Noah Hall enter a press conference Wednesday in Flint, Mich, where Schuette announced civil suits against two water engineering companies, saying their negligence caused and exacerbated Flint's lead-tainted water crisis and demanding what could total hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.   (The Detroit News/ Daniel Mears)
Ivan Rabb has decided to stay at Cal and play for embattled coach Cuonzo Martin. (Young Kwak/AP)

Cal’s Ivan Rabb stays Golden for at least another season

Long-armed, homegrown phenom Ivan Rabb will return to Cal for his sophomore…

Ivan Rabb has decided to stay at Cal and play for embattled coach Cuonzo Martin. (Young Kwak/AP)
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette addresses the media, Wednesday in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

Three officials charged in Flint water crisis; more arrests seen

FLINT, Mich. — The Flint water crisis became a criminal case Wednesday…

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette addresses the media, Wednesday in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. acknowledges his supporters on arrival at a campaign rally, Tuesday in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Sanders is surprise victor in Michigan; Trump keeps winning

LANSING, Mich. — Bernie Sanders breathed new life into his longshot White…

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. acknowledges his supporters on arrival at a campaign rally, Tuesday in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
In this file photo, water from the Flint River flows through the Hamilton Dam near downtown Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Class action suit filed by residents over Flint water crisis

FLINT, Mich. — A lawsuit stemming from Flint's lead-contaminated water was filed…

In this file photo, water from the Flint River flows through the Hamilton Dam near downtown Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. listens to concerns about contaminated water during a community forum at Woodside Church in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Economy at center stage as Dems prepare for Flint debate

FLINT, Mich. — The economy was taking center stage Sunday as Hillary…

In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. listens to concerns about contaminated water during a community forum at Woodside Church in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
In this Saturday photo provided by Southwick's gun store, Jason Dalton, left, appears in the store in Plainwell, Mich., hours before he went on a shooting rampage. (Southwick's Gun Store via AP)

Man charged in Michigan attacks had no barriers to guns

PLAINWELL, Mich. — A man accused of randomly killing six people in…

In this Saturday photo provided by Southwick's gun store, Jason Dalton, left, appears in the store in Plainwell, Mich., hours before he went on a shooting rampage. (Southwick's Gun Store via AP)
Police investigate the scene early Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, where people were shot in vehicles outside a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Kalamazoo, Mich. (Mark Bugnaski/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group via AP)

Gunman kills 6 at apartment complex, dealership, restaurant

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A gunman who seemed to choose his victims at…

Police investigate the scene early Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, where people were shot in vehicles outside a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Kalamazoo, Mich. (Mark Bugnaski/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group via AP)
Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Memo to Super Bowl Week: Wake Up!

Three days before Super Bowl 50, it’s almost time to panic. The…

Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Media surround a young girl as she has her blood drawn during a free lead testing event and family fun night for children held by Molina Healthcare on Tuesday at Eisenhower Elementary school. (Conor Ralph/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

Snyder pledges help to Flint amid mistrust of government

FLINT, Mich. — Flint residents coping with lead contamination will be cleared…

Media surround a young girl as she has her blood drawn during a free lead testing event and family fun night for children held by Molina Healthcare on Tuesday at Eisenhower Elementary school. (Conor Ralph/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
Michigan National Guard Specialist Lonnie Walker unloads bottled water and filters to distribute to residents, Thursday in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Would Flint crisis happen in wealthier, whiter community?

FLINT, Mich. — Ever since the full extent of the Flint water…

Michigan National Guard Specialist Lonnie Walker unloads bottled water and filters to distribute to residents, Thursday in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Flint resident Ollie Peterson, 87, strokes her chin while listening to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder deliver his State of the State address on television Tuesday. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

Snyder appeals Obama’s denial of disaster aid for Flint

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder released his own emails Wednesday…

Flint resident Ollie Peterson, 87, strokes her chin while listening to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder deliver his State of the State address on television Tuesday. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh reacts on the sideline in the game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Saturday, Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

Harbaugh looks in mirror after loss

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Sure, Jim Harbaugh plays the what-if game. The…

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh reacts on the sideline in the game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Saturday, Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
A stunned Jim Harbaugh leaves the field after Michigan loses to Michigan State on a last-second botched punt and touchdown. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Mock Harbaugh? Woeful 49ers have no right

It doesn’t matter how much they loathe him, how much enmity Jim…

A stunned Jim Harbaugh leaves the field after Michigan loses to Michigan State on a last-second botched punt and touchdown. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Michigan State defensive back Jalen Watts-Jackson (20) runs towards the end zone after recovering a fumbled snap on a punt in the closing seconds of the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Watts-Jackson lumbered 38 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the game, giving No. 7 Michigan State a shocking 27-23 win over No. 12 Michigan.(Melanie Maxwell/The Ann Arbor News via AP)

No. 7 Spartans use blunder to shock No. 12 Michigan, 27-23

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The snap was flubbed by the punter, and…

Michigan State defensive back Jalen Watts-Jackson (20) runs towards the end zone after recovering a fumbled snap on a punt in the closing seconds of the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Watts-Jackson lumbered 38 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the game, giving No. 7 Michigan State a shocking 27-23 win over No. 12 Michigan.(Melanie Maxwell/The Ann Arbor News via AP)
Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and his wife Peng Liyuan wave upon arrival Tuesday at Boeing Field in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement on tech firms

SEATTLE — Leaders from Michigan to Beijing attended meetings Tuesday with Chinese…

Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and his wife Peng Liyuan wave upon arrival Tuesday at Boeing Field in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)