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Courser pleads no contest to misdemeanor

The long legal saga of disgraced former state Rep. Todd Courser (R-Lapeer) appears to have come to an end.  Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Wednesday...

2nd Republican suit filed to stop new redistricting panel

The Michigan Republican Party has followed other leading Michigan Republicans and filed suit against Democratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. The suit, filed Thursday in...

‘There’s a gray area’: Campaign finance experts weigh in on Inman...

To campaign finance watchdogs, the word “corruption” may be getting more difficult to legally define — but the case against indicted state Rep. Larry...

Former Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard nominated for U.S. attorney, raising...

Updated 11:26 p.m. with comment from Sen. Debbie Stabenow President Donald Trump has nominated former state House Speaker Tom Leonard (R-DeWitt) to serve as U.S....

One Inman charge moves forward, judge raises questions on bribery case...

A federal judge in Grand Rapids Friday declined a motion to dismiss any of the three charges against indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg).  Chief...

Michigan Supreme Court debuts online mediation service

The Michigan Supreme Court this week announced MI-Resolve, a new, free online mediation service available in 17 counties that can help people avoid court...
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MSU ex-Dean Strampel sentenced to 1 year in jail

Former Michigan State University Dean William Strampel, convicted of abusing his position of authority to harass female students, was sentenced Wednesday to one year...

Shri Thanedar settles business fraud suit

Updated, 4:30 p.m., 8/26/19 Shri Thanedar, who finished last in the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial primary, agreed on Friday to settle a lawsuit that alleged he...

Column: The Supreme Court decision that kept suburban schools segregated

America recently marked the 65-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education – a landmark case intended to abolish...

Court filing: Inman sought contributions from electrical workers union

Updated, 3:43 p.m. 8/2/19 New text messages unveiled in a court filing on Thursday show indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) asking a union official...

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