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Bernie Sanders mourns former state vice chair, Isaac Robinson

Leaders from across the state have mourned state Rep. Isaac Robinson (D-Detroit), who died at age 44 on Sunday after having COVID-19-like symptoms. On March...

Updated: Rep. Isaac Robinson dies at age 44, COVID-19 suspected

Updated with additional comments, 9:48 p.m. and 10:15 p.m., 3/29/20 State Rep. Isaac Robinson (D-Detroit) has died. He was 44. State Rep. Tyrone Carter (D-Detroit) confirmed...

Detroit convention center will transform into makeshift medical site

Detroit’s TCF Center, formerly known as Cobo Center, will be turned into a 900-bed medical site in response to COVID-19, the disease caused by...

25-year-old WMU student among 21 new Michigan COVID-19 deaths

In Michigan, there are now 5,486 positive cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by a new coronavirus, as of 3 p.m. Sunday, although state...

COVID-19 update: Who can work during the stay at home order?

COVID-19 is now impacting how people vote, sign up for unemployment benefits and even spend their time outdoors. It’s also led to the launch...

Column: COVID-19 stimulus shows needs of Michiganders, nation can transcend party...

A lot has changed in the last two weeks. I recently wrote about the COVID-19 crisis that had just landed in Michigan, and now...

3rd graders were supposed to be held back if they couldn’t...

The new controversial Read by Grade Three Law for schools was already stressful for teachers. But amid the COVID-19 shutdown and changing developments, it’s...

Will Michigan schools shut down for the year? And who decides? 

Michigan schools are closed for now and standardized testing for the spring is waived. But beyond that, teachers, parents, school leaders and even state...

Drugmakers say they’re racing to develop COVID-19 treatments, but Dems say...

Drug companies like Takeda, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Lilly Research Laboratories, Pfizer and Sanofi say they are working on treatments and vaccines to combat COVID-19, a...

Michigan has 1K more COVID-19 cases since Friday, 111 total deaths

There are now 4,650 positive cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by a new coronavirus, as of 3 p.m. Saturday, although state officials believe...

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