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Sheriff's office makes arrest in 2016 cold-case killing of teen woman

Sheriff's office makes arrest in 2016 cold-case killing of teen woman

Nearly two years after a quadruple shooting that left a young woman dead, Oakland County sheriff's detectives believe they have solved the cold case. ... Continue Reading
Astronaut shares beautiful nighttime photo of Detroit, Chicago from space

Astronaut shares beautiful nighttime photo of Detroit, Chicago from space

Michigan native and NASA astronaut Andrew J. Feustel doesn't miss many chances to take photos of the Great Lakes region from his bird's eye view aboard the International Space Station. ... Continue Reading
Eastern Michigan hikes tuition nearly 3.9 percent as credit hours drop

Eastern Michigan hikes tuition nearly 3.9 percent as credit hours drop

Eastern Michigan expects to receive about $8 million less in tuition as credit hours drop 4 percent. ... Continue Reading
Demolition for new Ann Arbor affordable housing slated for fall

Demolition for new Ann Arbor affordable housing slated for fall

Two affordable housing sites are on track for demolition this fall to make way for new buildings that can accommodate more people. ... Continue Reading
Michigan Medicine reports $103 million surplus for 2018

Michigan Medicine reports $103 million surplus for 2018

Michigan Medicine reported a projected 2.8 percent ($129 million) operating margin for 2019. ... Continue Reading
University of Michigan students to pay higher room and board rates

University of Michigan students to pay higher room and board rates

The UM Board of Regents approved a 3 percent increase to room and board rates for the 2018-19 academic year on Thursday, June 21. ... Continue Reading
Holdout homeowner in path of Detroit-Windsor bridge settles for $200,000

Holdout homeowner in path of Detroit-Windsor bridge settles for $200,000

A court battle between a holdout homeowner in the path of the Detroit-Windsor Gordie Howe International Bridge construction project has concluded, and Nathaniel Brent is happy his family put up a fight. ... Continue Reading

Things to Do this weekend all over Michigan, June 22-24, 2018

Looking for something to do this weekend? John Gonzalez has compiled a list of things taking place all over Michigan. ... Continue Reading
Spider convention at Eastern Michigan University to showcase arachnid research

Spider convention at Eastern Michigan University to showcase arachnid research

Arachnid fans from all over the world are invited to Eastern Michigan University from Friday, June 22 to Tuesday June 26 for the American Arachnological Society's national meeting. ... Continue Reading
Michigan athletics projects $2.5 million surplus in $187 million budget

Michigan athletics projects $2.5 million surplus in $187 million budget

The UM Board of Regents approved a $187.8 million budget for the 2019 fiscal year, with a projected $185.3 million in expenses. ... Continue Reading
Politician tied to imprisoned garbage hauler convicted in corruption case

Politician tied to imprisoned garbage hauler convicted in corruption case

After a six-day trial, the jury found a former Detroit-area politician guilty of 14 crimes related to extortion and bribery. ... Continue Reading
Ex-UM Athletics staffer gets probation for driving 'super drunk,' fighting police

Ex-UM Athletics staffer gets probation for driving 'super drunk,' fighting police

An ex-University of Michigan Athletics staffer accused of fighting with police after crashing into a car while driving "super drunk" in Ann Arbor has been sentenced to probation. ... Continue Reading
MSU health physicist facing bestiality charge appears in court

MSU health physicist facing bestiality charge appears in court

A witness testified in court Thursday that a Michigan State University health physicist responded to an online ad placed by the witness seeking to have sex with a dog. ... Continue Reading
University of Michigan hikes tuition 2.9 percent for in-state students

University of Michigan hikes tuition 2.9 percent for in-state students

The increase puts freshman tuition and fees for Michigan-residents at $15,262 in the lower division. ... Continue Reading
FCA leads all automakers in US with 6M vehicles recalled in 2018, report says

FCA leads all automakers in US with 6M vehicles recalled in 2018, report says

Fiat Chrysler leads all companies in the U.S. for having the most recalls. In 2018, the automaker has already issued recalls for more then 6 million vehicles. ... Continue Reading
2nd measles case confirmed in SE Michigan, person was in Ann Arbor

2nd measles case confirmed in SE Michigan, person was in Ann Arbor

Individuals who may have been exposed at any of the locations should watch for symptoms for 21 days after the possible exposure, officials said. ... Continue Reading
Big Sean narrates Detroit Public Schools' new branding campaign

Big Sean narrates Detroit Public Schools' new branding campaign

Detroit Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti unveiled the new "Students rise. We all rise." campaign on Thursday, June 21 - the final day of the 2017-18 school year for students. ... Continue Reading
Judge bars ICE from using threats to get 'voluntary' deportation waivers

Judge bars ICE from using threats to get 'voluntary' deportation waivers

A federal judge on Wednesday, June 20 banned immigration agents and jailers from using threats or coercion to compel Iraqi detainees to sign statements of voluntary deportation. ... Continue Reading
Son of Michigan Hockey star, Korean War veteran, has renewed hopes for return of remains

Son of Michigan Hockey star, Korean War veteran, has renewed hopes for return of remains

Richard Downes has been searching his entire life for closure after his father Hal Downes, a former All-American goalie with the University of Michigan, never returned home from the Korean War. ... Continue Reading
Bicyclist killed near Ann Arbor was Marine Corps veteran

Bicyclist killed near Ann Arbor was Marine Corps veteran

Joshua Stockwell was an avid bicyclist who rode every day until he was hit by a car and died a week ago. ... Continue Reading