Settlement bars LGBT discrimination in state adoptions

March 22, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — Faith-based adoption agencies that are paid by the state of Michigan will no longer be able to turn away LGBT couples or individuals because of religious objections under a legal settlement announced today. Read More

Lab stops testing pesticide on dogs

March 21, 2019
| By AP
A laboratory in the region has halted pesticide testing on beagles after the Humane Society of the United States released an undercover investigation that raised concerns about the animals' treatment. Read More

Gov. Whitmer declares state of emergency for Newaygo County

March 20, 2019
| By AP
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency for Newaygo County after heavy rains and melting snow caused flooding. Read More

Judge loses caseload

March 18, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — A judge has been benched after her boss said she refuses to use courtroom technology. Read More

Woman charged with defrauding couples in adoptions

March 15, 2019
| By AP
NEW HAVEN — A woman has been indicted on fraud charges for an alleged scheme to collect money from couples who wanted to adopt children. Read More

Humane Society seeks release of dogs from laboratory

March 14, 2019
| By AP
The Humane Society of the United States is pushing for the release of three dozen dogs from a laboratory in the region, alleging that an undercover investigation found that they are being fed fungicides. Read More

Man dies in farming accident

March 13, 2019
| By AP
Authorities said a man has died in an accident at a farm in the region. Read More

Plant halting process after air pollution concerns

March 8, 2019
| By AP
A contract medical device manufacturer will stop sterilizing equipment at a local facility as state regulators investigate the company for air pollution, including for the release of a known carcinogen. Read More

MSU raises $1.83B

March 7, 2019
| By AP
EAST LANSING — Michigan State University said its more than seven-year fundraising campaign brought in about $1.83 billion. Read More

U-M raises $5.28B

March 6, 2019
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan said it pulled in $5.28 billion during its multiyear fundraising campaign that wrapped up at the end of 2018. Read More