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Apr. 15, 2024 07:19 AM EDT

Detroit News. April 13, 2024. Editorial: Michigan should restore inmate good time credits A ballot drive to return good time prison sentence reductions to Michigan is failing, but there’s a chance to revive the idea with a twist that could make the corrections...

Bird flu is spreading to more farm animals. Are milk and eggs safe?

Apr. 13, 2024 12:40 PM EDT

A bird flu outbreak in U.S. dairy cows has grown to affect more than two dozen herds in eight states, just weeks after the nation's largest egg producer found the virus in its chickens. Health officials stress that the risk to the public is low and that the U.S. food supply remains...

A Michigan man and his dog are rescued from an inland lake's icy waters

Apr. 13, 2024 10:29 AM EDT

MICHIGAMME TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man and his dog were rescued from the icy waters of an inland lake in the state's Upper Peninsula, authorities said. Three first responders needed medical treatment. Thad Cooper, 56, of Michigamme Township, was searching for his dog...

New Penn State coordinators Kotelnicki and Allen encouraged as spirited spring drills wrap up

Apr. 13, 2024 10:21 AM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Upon his arrival in Happy Valley, new Penn State offensive coordinator Andy Kotelnicki asked each of his new players a question that would shape their goals for spring practice. What do they want this offense to be? The Nittany Lions’ answers, when...

Some fear University of Michigan proposed policy on protests could quell free speech efforts

Apr. 13, 2024 00:09 AM EDT

A University of Michigan proposal aimed at deterring disruptions on its Ann Arbor campus after anti-Israel protesters interrupted an honors convocation is sparking backlash from free speech advocates. Violations of the policy, which has yet to be implemented, could result in...

Muslim leaders are 'out of words' as they tire of the White House outreach on the war in Gaza

Apr. 12, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama Siblani was sipping his morning coffee at the office when his phone buzzed with a message from one of President Joe Biden's advisers. As publisher of the Arab American News in Dearborn, Michigan, Siblani serves as an occasional sounding board, and the White House wanted to...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Michigan's state house special elections

Apr. 12, 2024 13:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Democrats hope to restore their slim majority in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday when voters fill two vacant seats in suburban Detroit. The chamber deadlocked at 54-54 in November when two Democratic members won mayoral elections. Democrats...

Smith scores twice, Gauthier gets No. 38 and Boston College beats Michigan 4-0 in Frozen Four semis

Apr. 11, 2024 23:59 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Freshman Will Smith had two goals, Cutter Gauthier scored his nation-leading 38th of the season and No. 1 overall seed Boston College beat Michigan 4-0 on Thursday night in the Eagles' first Frozen Four appearance since 2016. Boston College (34-5-1) will look...

2 Nigerian brothers plead guilty to sexual extortion after death of Michigan teen

Apr. 10, 2024 22:41 PM EDT

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Two brothers from Nigeria pleaded guilty Wednesday to sexually extorting teenage boys and young men in Michigan and across the country, including one who took his own life, a federal prosecutor said. Samuel Ogoshi, 22, and Samson Ogoshi, 20, of Lagos,...

2 officers, suspect wounded in exchange of gunfire in Lansing, Michigan

Apr. 10, 2024 15:57 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two officers and a suspect sustained non-life-threatening injuries during an exchange of gunfire Wednesday in Lansing, the police chief said. Detectives conducting an investigation found the male suspect behind an apartment building and called for backup,...