Michigan

News from the state of Michigan

Case of virus variant from South Africa detected in Michigan

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LANSING, Mich. — The first known case of a new variant of the coronavirus was reported in Michigan, in a boy living in Jackson...

Nissan recalling 854K Sentra cars to fix brake light problem

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DETROIT — Nissan is recalling more than 854,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because the brake lights might not come on when the...

Amtrak worker accused of stealing, selling 77 chain saws

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NEWARK, N.J. — A longtime Amtrak employee in New Jersey stole several dozen chain saws and hundreds of parts from the railroad and sold...

Detroit suburb agrees to $1.25M deal in death of Black man

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DETROIT — A Detroit suburb has agreed to a $1.25 million settlement in a lawsuit over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Black...

Testimony ends in key hearing for 3 tied to Whitmer plot

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JACKSON, Mich. — A war veteran who said he believes in small government explained Friday how he became an FBI informant in a federal...

Annual NFL women’s forum enhancing career opportunities

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When Sam Rapoport envisioned conducting virtually the NFL's fifth annual Women's Career in Football Forum, she shuddered. ...

Edmunds compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

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The Tesla Model S debuted nearly a decade ago and instantly portended the future of electric vehicles. Here was a sleek-looking EV with intriguing...

Long US prison stay for Canadian drug mule who used river

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DETROIT — A Canadian man who was found unconscious and tethered to 185 pounds (84 kilograms) of marijuana in the Detroit River was sentenced...

Michigan native, husband give ACLU $15M for LGBTQ rights

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The American Civil Liberties Union has named a project addressing LGBTQ and HIV issues after a Michigan native and his husband,...

Detroit PE teacher navigates pandemic with charity assist

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DETROIT — A white board in the David Ellis Academy gymnasium is stuck on the wall. ...