Contrasts abound for 2 black women in Chicago mayoral runoff

A political outsider who campaigned on reforming Chicago's police department says voters likely had the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald on their minds when th
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New attorney general to investigate priests, Nassar, Flint

Michigan's new attorney general says an investigation into sexual abuse by clergy in the Roman Catholic Church will be lengthy and could uncover more than 1,000
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AG looks to settle Flint suits; Worthy joins criminal probe

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says she's hoping to settle 79 lawsuits that were filed against the state and its employees by Flint residents following t
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Michigan lawmakers may forgive snow days after frigid temps

Michigan lawmakers are considering whether to cut schools some slack after frigid temperatures and other weather conditions caused a high number of snow days
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Qdoba Is Testing Impossible Meat Tacos in Michigan

First, Impossible Foods came for burgers, and now it' s coming after Tex-Mex. Fast-casual chain Qdoba Mexican Eats is testing the plant-based protein in tacos a
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World's oldest known wild bird hatches chick on Midway Atoll

Federal wildlife officials say the world's oldest known wild bird has become a mother again at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge
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Whitmer, GOP lawmakers clash over environmental order

The first tussle between Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Republican-led Legislature isn't over how to fix the roads, overhaul school funding or tackle
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Judge: Give me weeks for decision in big Flint water case

A judge says it will likely take weeks for him to decide whether Michigan's former health director will continue to face involuntary manslaughter charges arisin
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Ex-FBI agent is out in Flint water investigation

The former head of the FBI in Detroit has been removed from the state's Flint water criminal investigation
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Michigan governor revamps environmental agency after Flint

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is restructuring the state agency that drew criticism for its handling of the Flint water crisis under former Gov. Rick Snyder
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APNewsBreak: Michigan governor revamps agency after Flint

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is restructuring the state agency that drew criticism for its handling of the Flint water crisis under former Gov. Rick Snyder
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AAA: Michigan gas prices decline 1 cent to $2.15 per gallon

AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are down about 1 cent from a week ago to about $2.15 per gallon
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Pittsburgh water authority charged criminally over lead

Pittsburgh's water and sewer authority is facing criminal charges over allegations that it mishandled a lead pipe replacement program and put more than 150 hous
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Governor tightens Michigan FOIA rules, except for her office

New Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has issued a directive making it easier to obtain public documents from state departments but stopped short of taking the sam
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Lifetime hopes to capitalize on hit R. Kelly documentary

The documentary 'Surviving R. Kelly' is a surprise hit for Lifetime, and the cable network is discussing whether it offers lessons for future programming
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Natural gas shortage ends, auto plants to resume production

Dozens of Michigan auto plants and large commercial buildings that were forced to close or cut operations Thursday due to a natural gas shortage can resume prod
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Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants

Auto plants and other big energy users throughout Southeast Michigan have closed or cut operations due to a shortage of natural gas caused by high demand and a
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Bitter cold, natural gas shortages, shutter auto plants

Auto plants and other big energy users throughout Southeast Michigan have closed or cut operations due to a shortage of natural gas caused by high demand and a
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Audit: State partly complies with post-Flint recommendations

Michigan's auditor general says state regulators have partially complied with recommendations made in a report issued after Flint's water crisis
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Authorities close UP highway because of crash, whiteout

Authorities in Michigan's Upper Peninsula have closed a highway because of a large multi-vehicle crash and whiteout conditions
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AP Interview: New Senate leader has tackled big legislation

Republicans who have kept control of the Michigan Senate for 35 years are putting at the helm an engineer whose legislative career has been defined by two of th
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Michigan will see snow, hazardous travel before frigid cold

Heavy snowfall and hazardous travel conditions are forecast for parts of Michigan starting late Sunday ahead of a blast of dangerously cold temperatures
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Michigan redistricting deal may lead to new state House map

Michigan's secretary of state is proposing to settle a redistricting lawsuit by redrawing at least 11 state House districts for the 2020 election
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3 years later, no one is in jail over Flint tainted water

No one has been convicted of a felony in the Flint water investigation, three years after the start of a state criminal probe
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