2 hrs ago
$1.1 million adds to sex-abuse case settlement
A school district's insurance carrier has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle a lawsuit by a Detroit-area couple who were charged in a sex-abuse case involving their autistic daughter before prosecutors dropped it in 2008. The Detroit Free Press reports the company negotiated the payment before the lawsuit by Julian and Thal Wendrow of Oakland County's West Bloomfield Township was scheduled for trial Oct. 8. The district admits no wrongdoing.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Hemmings Auto Blogs
Bob Seger pays homage to the Motor City with "Detroit Made"
If there's a rock-and-roll equivalent of the 1957 Chevy Bel Air, it's got to be Bob Seger. Like the iconic American automobile, the Michigan native never seems to go out of style, despite the ever-changing trends in the music industry.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
C & G Newspapers
Townships - mighty and fierce' against drilling
Officials and residents from local townships gathered on the front steps of the Capitol Sept. 9 to protest drilling for natural gas in their communities and to educate legislators on the potential economic, health and safety risks of oil and natural gas fracking in Michigan townships.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
WSJV-TV South Bend
Residents to lobby for bill to restrict drilling
Opponents of oil and gas drilling in urban areas will greet Michigan lawmakers returning for a monthlong session before the fall election. Residents from Detroit and Ann Arbor suburbs plan to lobby legislators Tuesday on legislation to restrict drilling in cities or township with more than 70,000 residents.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
State agrees to settle lawsuit over sex-abuse case
The state has agreed to pay $850,000 to settle a lawsuit by a Detroit-area couple who were charged in a sex-abuse case involving their autistic daughter before prosecutors dropped it in 2008. Bob Wheaton, a state Human Services spokesman, tells the Detroit Free Press that the state "wanted to put this behind us."
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Oil drilling to stop in Shelby Township
Oil and gas drilling operations in Shelby Township will be shut down by the end of the week, according to the West Bay Exploration Company.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Townships battle oil drilling near residential neighborhoods
FINALLY HAVE ROOM TO MOVE. AND POWER STRUGGLE, COMMUNITIES ARE FIGHTING BACK AGAINST DRILLING OPERATIONS AND FINDING THERE'S LITTLE THEY CAN DO.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Townships fight oil drilling near homes
She is planning a picket at the Michigan state House next month about an issue that is gaining steam: the drilling for oil and gas near residential areas.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Prosecutors: 'Megalomaniac' former Detroit library exec deserves 15 years
Former Detroit Public Library executive Timothy Cromer is a 'megalomaniac' and 'conman' whose $1.5 million kickback scheme should earn him a 15-year prison sentence, argued the U.S. Attorney's Office in a filing Monday.