ARTICLES

Feds re-open deportation case on café owner

August 23, 2016
| By AP
A restaurateur in the region who’s originally from Turkey is getting his deportation order re-opened — allowing him to remain in the U.S. until at least his legal case is resolved. Read More

Theater chain faces lawsuit over captions

August 18, 2016
| By AP
A man in the region and a civil rights group are suing a theater company, saying it does not provide captions at one of its venues. Read More

Drug maker reaches settlement

August 16, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan is expected to get nearly $3.4 million from a multi-state settlement with a pharmaceutical company. Read More

Judge sentences ex-funeral director for fraud

August 9, 2016
| By AP
A former funeral director in the region has been sentenced to jail for fraud. Read More

State charges ex-police chief with embezzlement

August 9, 2016
| By AP
The ex-police chief of a community in the region has been charged with embezzlement. Read More

Attorney general issues opinion on roadside fundraising

August 8, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Attorney General Bill Schuette says Michigan communities can bar charities and nonprofit groups from collecting money from drivers on public roads. Read More

Michigan sues feds over rule on public school bathrooms

July 12, 2016
| By AP
Michigan and nine states have sued the federal government over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms conforming to their gender identity, joining a dozen other states in the latest fight over LGBT rights. Read More

Grand Rapids police patrol in pairs for 'emotional support'

July 11, 2016
| By AP
The police chief in Grand Rapids is defending a decision to put two officers in patrol cars after the shootings in Dallas. Read More

The chief goes to Washington

June 27, 2016
| By AP
Grand Rapids Police Chief David Rahinsky is expected to brainstorm with other law enforcement leaders and White House senior administration officials on ways to enhance public trust and confidence in the justice system while maintaining public safety. Read More

Man sues police after stun-gun incident

June 23, 2016
| By AP
A man in is suing police in the area after he says an officer used a stun gun to subdue him while responding to a call. Read More