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Michigan State Police trooper charged with second-degree murder in death of Kentwood man

May. 28, 2024 20:32 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State Police trooper who drove his unmarked SUV into a 25-year-old Kentwood man that was fleeing from police has been charged with second-degree murder. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the charges against Detective Sergeant Brian...

No charges for officer in death of Michigan teen struck by police car during chase

May. 28, 2024 20:31 PM EDT

A prosecutor declined to file charges Tuesday against a police officer who struck and killed a western Michigan teenager while the boy was running from a stolen vehicle. Kent County prosecutor Chris Becker played a video for reporters and said he found no evidence of intentional...

A `gustnado' churns across a Michigan lake. Experts say these small whirlwinds rarely cause damage

May. 28, 2024 14:07 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An unusual weather phenomenon called a “gustnado,” which looks like a small tornado but is actually a type of whirlwind kicked up by thunderstorm winds, brought some dramatic moments to a western Michigan lake over the weekend. Video posted on social...

Mother pushes 2-year-old girl to safety just before fatal crash at Michigan drag race

May. 27, 2024 11:15 AM EDT

OCEANA COUNTY, Mich. (AP) — Police say a Michigan woman was killed when an out-of-control vehicle slammed into her during a drag-racing event, but she was able to push her 2-year-old daughter to safety in the seconds before the crash. The crash happened Sunday at Silver Lake State...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

May. 27, 2024 07:14 AM EDT

Detroit News. May 25, 2024. Editorial: Better answers needed on Beydoun grant Gov. Gretchen Whitmer owes the taxpayers of Michigan a better explanation for how an influential Democratic Party official ended up with a $20 million grant she demonstrated no particular...

Adam Cecere's 2-run home run in 10th sends Penn State past Michigan 7-6, into Big Ten final

May. 25, 2024 18:09 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Adam Cecere drilled a two-run home run in the top of the 10th inning to propel eighth-seeded Penn State into its second ever Big Ten Tournament championship game with a 7-6 win over fourth-seeded Michigan on Saturday. The Nittany Lions (29-23) face the winner of...

Rogers pitches Michigan to 4-2 victory over top-seeded Illinois for spot in Big Ten semifinal

May. 24, 2024 23:36 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Will Rogers finished one out shy of a complete game to lead No. 4 seed Michigan to a 4-2 victory over top-seeded Illinois on Friday night for a berth in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals. Michigan (32-27) will play No. 8 seed Penn State the semifinals Saturday...

Molinaro's grand slam rallies Penn State to 9-5 victory over Michigan in Big Ten Tournament

May. 24, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bryce Molinaro hit a go-ahead grand slam in the bottom of a six-run eighth inning and eighth-seeded Penn State rallied last in a 9-5 victory over No. 4 seed Michigan at the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday night. Molinaro's home run followed a three-run shot by...

Trump allies face skepticism as they try appealing to disaffected Arab Americans in Michigan

May. 22, 2024 21:47 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Facing a room of Arab American activists from across the country angry at President Joe Biden's response to the Israel-Hamas war, a well-known adviser to Donald Trump was asked this week what the former president would have done differently had he been in office. ...

Mitch Voit's bases-loaded walk in the 10th gives Michigan a 3-2 victory over Iowa in Big Ten tourney

May. 22, 2024 19:00 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitch Voit worked a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning, scoring Jonathan Kim and lifting No. 4 seed Michigan over fifth-seeded Iowa 3-2 on Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament. In the top of the 10th, Davis Cop sent a shot to left field that AJ...