Criminal Justice

AG office drops Flint criminal charges against Lyon, others, reboots investigation

Updated 3:47 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 7:55 p.m. with comments from Neeley, Schuette, Whitmer, corrected headline Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office announced today that she has...

Stevens, Slotkin remain cautious on impeachment

WASHINGTON — Don’t count U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) among the House Democrats anxious to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. “I haven’t...

Amash joins Dems as U.S. House panel votes to hold 2...

WASHINGTON — Led by U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), a House committee voted Wednesday to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary...

Amash explains no vote on enforcing subpoenas against Trump administration officials

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) sided with his party Tuesday on a resolution to make it easier to pursue legal action against President...

Exclusive: Amash says Trump ‘not popular’ in his district

Updated 5:02 p.m. WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (Cascade Twp.) isn’t stressing over reports that President Donald Trump and his allies have considered backing...
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Former MSU dean convicted of misconduct, faces up to 5 years

A jury found former Michigan State University dean — and Larry Nassar’s old boss — William Strampel guilty of misconduct and neglect of duty...

Wrongfully convicted, Catholic clergy probe funded in 2019 supplemental budget

The Michigan Senate approved a fiscal year 2019 supplemental budget Tuesday, including $10 million to replenish a fund that compensates the wrongfully convicted and...

Whitmer establishes census committee to ensure accurate count

With questions looming about the 2020 Census, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at making sure Michigan has a “complete count.”...

U.S. House votes to take Trump subpoena fights to court

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Tuesday approved Democrats’ measure to make it easier for lawmakers to take legal action against President Trump administration...

Detroit police chief: Nazis wanted ‘Charlottesville II’ at Detroit LGBTQ Pride

Armed Nazis who crashed Motor City Pride over the weekend hoped to spark a repeat of the violence at the 2017 Charlottesville, Va., "Unite...

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