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Hospital getting interpreters for deaf patients

December 13, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — A suburban hospital will begin providing interpreters for deaf patients following a civil rights probe of its practices. Read More

Feds defend creation of fake school to fight visa fraud

December 10, 2019
| By AP
FARMINGTON HILLS — Federal agencies have pushed back against criticism that they entrapped hundreds of foreigners who enrolled in a fake school the agencies opened in an effort to fight visa fraud, saying those who enrolled knew they weren't signing up for a real school and that they only wanted a way to stay in the U.S. Read More

Disgraced former judge pleads guilty to perjury

December 9, 2019
| By AP
BRIGHTON — A southeastern Michigan judge who was removed from office for ethics violations has pleaded guilty to perjury during her divorce case. Read More

Home health aides charged with embezzlement

December 5, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — Prosecutors have charged three home health care aides with embezzling nearly $40,000 from an elderly woman. Read More

Logging company buys 555K acres in Upper Peninsula

December 3, 2019
| By AP
MARQUETTE — An out-of-state logging company has purchased more than a half-million acres of timberland in the state's Upper Peninsula. Read More

Auto museum adding $5M exhibit

December 2, 2019
| By AP
A museum in the region that boasts the largest vintage automobile collection in North America plans to open a new building to display muscle cars. Read More

Trio pleads guilty in $8M kickback scheme

November 29, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — Authorities said a doctor and two associates have pleaded guilty to crimes related to an $8 million scheme that targeted members of the United Auto Workers and their health care plans. Read More

State expects lowest corn and soybean harvests in over decade

November 28, 2019
| By AP
Production by Michigan farmers is expected to take a steep hit this year, with state officials pointing to rain as the reason corn and soybeans are recording the lowest production numbers in over 10 years. Read More

2 workers burned in oil well explosion

November 27, 2019
| By AP
NORWICH TOWNSHIP — Authorities said two men have been burned in an explosion at a Michigan oil well. Read More

Engineering firms win key ruling in Flint water lawsuit

November 26, 2019
| By AP
FLINT — A judge has dismissed much of a civil lawsuit filed against engineering companies that were hired by Flint during its disastrous water switch in 2014. Read More