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Federal court rules congressional maps invalid, orders state Senate elections

Updated: 4:23 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:19 p.m., 5:56 p.m. Judges from the U.S. Eastern District Court ruled Thursday that Michigan must redraw maps of 34...

Senate advances ‘raise the age’ criminal justice legislation

The Republican-led Michigan Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a package of bills that will prevent 17-year-olds from automatically being tried as adults and placed...

That time when Nessel blasted bigotry against Catholics in Plymouth

Attorney General Dana Nessel has drawn fire from conservative critics about her handling of the Catholic church sex abuse investigation she inherited from her...

Tlaib, other Dems receive death threats from Florida man

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) was among a handful of Democratic members of Congress to allegedly receive threats from a man in south Florida,...

MSU board says it can’t force Engler to talk with AG

The chair of Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees told the Advance this week that the university cannot compel former interim President John Engler...

Tlaib says House must investigate Trump, Slotkin pushes bill banning foreign...

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) tweeted on Thursday that the time is now for the U.S. House to investigate President Donald Trump and used...

Mueller report: Michigan’s role as 2016 battleground part of Russian meeting

All news is local, so here's how Michigan figures into the redacted report on Russian 2016 election interference released on Thursday with findings from...

Erik Prince’s Russian contacts highlighted in Mueller report

Michigan native Erik Prince factors heavily into the now-released report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Prince...

Manoogian condemns arrests, opposes Chaldean deportations

State Rep. Mari Manoogian (D-Birmingham) on Wednesday called on House colleagues to formally oppose the mass deportation of Chaldeans living in Michigan. Metro Detroit is...

Barr defends president as Dems continue to push for unredacted Mueller...

Updated, 12:59 p.m. with comments from Sen. Peters. WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and the Trump administration want to move on from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s...

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