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Judge suspends Michigan's dormant 1931 abortion ban

May. 17, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Tuesday suspended Michigan's dormant, decades-old ban on abortion, which means the procedure would not be illegal in the state even if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its historic Roe v. Wade decision. The Michigan law, which makes it a crime to assist in...

House Dems propose $28 million to address formula shortage

May. 17, 2022 17:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats unveiled a $28 million emergency spending bill Tuesday to address the shortage of infant formula in the United States. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, the Democratic chair of the House Appropriations Committee, said the money would increase Food and Drug...

DNR: Northern Michigan wildfire is now 98 percent contained

May. 17, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

ONAWAY, Mich. (AP) — A wildfire in a heavily forested area of northern Michigan is now 98% contained and all road closures in the area have been lifted, state officials said Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said a stretch of the Black River that was previously...

Judge suspends dormant 1931 Michigan law banning abortion ahead of US Supreme Court decision revisiting Roe v. Wade

May. 17, 2022 14:29 PM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Judge suspends dormant 1931 Michigan law banning abortion ahead of US Supreme Court decision revisiting Roe v. Wade.

Judge suspends Michigan ban on abortion while US awaits Supreme Court decision on overturning Roe v. Wade

May. 17, 2022 14:23 PM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Judge suspends Michigan ban on abortion while US awaits Supreme Court decision on overturning Roe v. Wade.

White supremacist group member is 4th convicted in Michigan

May. 17, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

CARO, Mich. (AP) — A young Michigan man accused of being in a white supremacist group has pleaded no contest to conspiracy and other crimes that included assessing whether vacant state properties could be used for paramilitary training, authorities said Tuesday. Four members of a...

Review: Actress Selma Blair bares soul in captivating memoir

May. 17, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

"Mean Baby: A Memoir of Growing Up,” by Selma Blair (Alfred A. Knopf) Most people probably know Selma Blair from her memorable roles in late ‘90s/early '00’s hit films such as “Cruel Intentions," “Legally Blonde” and “Hellboy.” Perhaps others are...

Castro homers in 9th, Tigers top Rays 3-2 for 4th straight

May. 16, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Harold Castro hit his first home run of the year with two outs in the ninth inning, a tiebreaking shot that sent the Detroit Tigers past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night for their season-best fourth straight victory. “I know I’m not a home run...

Fan falls through Detroit footbridge on way to Tigers game

May. 16, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A man walking on a footbridge to a Detroit Tigers game said he fell 15 feet (4.6 meters) to the ground when part of the concrete collapsed. Ely Hydes said the incident occurred May 9, but the bridge still was open until The Detroit News reached out to the state...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

May. 16, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

Detroit News. May 11, 2022. Editorial: Revamping term limits would help Michigan Michigan voters will have the chance to revisit the matter of term limits this November after 30 years of a system that failed to deliver on its promised benefits. This is the first...