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FDA took months to react to complaint about Abbott infant formula factory, audit finds

Jun. 13, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took more than 15 months to act on a whistleblower complaint it received about conditions at an Abbott Nutrition factory that was at the center of a nationwide shortage of infant formula, a new audit shows. The Department of Labor received the...

Attorney charged in voting machine tampering case announces run for Michigan Supreme Court

Jun. 13, 2024 17:39 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An attorney charged in connection with an effort to illegally access and tamper with voting machines in Michigan after the 2020 election said Thursday that he's running for the state's high court. Republican Matthew DePerno, a supporter of former President...

No charges in killing of gray wolf in southern Michigan. Experts stumped about how it got there.

Jun. 13, 2024 14:59 PM EDT

Wildlife experts have hit a dead end in their quest to determine how a gray wolf arrived in southern Michigan for the first time in more than 100 years. The wolf was killed in January by a hunter who told investigators that he had mistaken it for a coyote. It was a shock: While gray...

Entrapment in play as appeals court looks at plot to kidnap Michigan governor

Jun. 12, 2024 11:48 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court is raising major questions about the trial of two key figures in a plot to kidnap Michigan's governor — and putting federal prosecutors on the defensive as the government tries to preserve the extraordinary guilty verdicts. After hearing arguments...

Michigan couple, attorney announced as winners of $842.4 million Powerball jackpot

Jun. 11, 2024 14:09 PM EDT

GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan couple and a lawyer from the west side of the state were announced Tuesday as winners of an $842.4 million Powerball lottery jackpot from a ticket purchased on New Year's Day. The Breakfast Club lottery club opted for a cash lump...

Michigan manufacturing worker killed after machinery falls on him at plant

Jun. 11, 2024 09:24 AM EDT

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Michigan safety officials are investigating a worker’s death at a metal manufacturing plant. Matthew McCoy, 24, of Warren, was killed Friday when heavy machinery fell on him at DPR Manufacturing, WTVI-TV reported. McCoy’s sister, Jami...

Plane crash in southeastern Michigan kills 1, sends another to hospital

Jun. 10, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

One person is dead and another has been taken to a hospital after a small plane crashed into a field in southeastern Michigan. The plane went down near the Washtenaw-Lewanee County line around 1 p.m. Monday, WWJ-AM reported. Ken Krause, who lives in the area, says he saw the crash....

Boy is rescued after sand collapses on him at Michigan dune

Jun. 10, 2024 16:44 PM EDT

MEARS, Mich. (AP) — Bystanders and rescue workers dug desperately with their hands to save a 12-year-old boy who was trapped under sand in northern Michigan, authorities said. The boy and a younger brother were playing Sunday night at Silver Lake Sand Dunes, a recreation area along...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Jun. 10, 2024 07:13 AM EDT

Traverse City Record-Eagle. June 7, 2024. Editorial: Strengthen disclosure laws now Perhaps you’ve received one of those carefully worded letters: Dear customer, you trusted your personal details to us and someone stole them. Maybe you were one of the...

Teenager who killed 4 in Michigan high school shooting appeals life sentence

Jun. 07, 2024 18:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A teenager who was convicted of fatally shooting four students at his high school in Michigan is appealing his life sentence, his attorneys announced Friday. Officials with the state Appellate Defender Office said in a statement that they have filed a request for...