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Feds awarding $12M to West Michigan mental health centers

September 20, 2018
| By AP
Three community mental health centers in West Michigan have been selected as Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics and are each getting a $4-million boost in funding. Read More

Police arrest politician while clearing homeless camp

September 19, 2018
| By AP
Police have made about 10 arrests while clearing out a homeless camp in Kalamazoo that's been a focus of protests since last month, seeking better resources for homeless people. Read More

Sheriff sues boat maker

September 18, 2018
| By AP
A sheriff says a Lake Michigan patrol boat is missing key equipment, two years after it was delivered at a cost of $600,000. Read More

State health chief fights manslaughter charges

September 17, 2018
| By AP
FLINT — The head of Michigan's health department is trying to overturn a decision that sends him to trial for two deaths in the Flint water crisis. Read More

Judge sentences doctor to prison

September 14, 2018
| By AP
DEARBORN — A podiatrist has been sentenced to 28 months in federal prison after receiving about $340,000 from Medicare in a fraudulent billing scheme. Read More

Statewide legal association selects president

September 13, 2018
| By AP
A West Michigan prosecutor who won murder convictions in two high-profile cases will lead a statewide association of prosecutors for a year. Read More

Alum donates $30M to MSU

September 11, 2018
| By AP
EAST LANSING — New York-based real estate investor Edward Minskoff, who graduated from Michigan State University, is giving $30 million to the school to support its campus business pavilion. Read More

US Supreme Court rejects appeal over Michigan election law

September 10, 2018
| By AP
The U.S. Supreme Court won't intervene in a dispute over Michigan's ban on straight-party voting. Read More

State board certifies voting initiative for ballot

September 6, 2018
| By AP
DELTA TOWNSHIP — The Michigan elections board has certified a voting initiative for the November ballot that would allow same-day voter registration, no-reason absentee voting and reinstate the straight-ticket voting option. Read More

Ex-city employee sentenced for embezzlement

September 5, 2018
| By AP
DETROIT — A former city employee has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to embezzling $265,000. Read More