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Shirkey changes story about militia leaders meeting, state police deny involvement

After facing social media backlash for his September comments about helping militia leaders in Michigan with messaging; Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) changed...

Multiple investigations opened into the death of U.S. Capitol Police officer...

WASHINGTON — A Capitol Police officer died late Thursday from injuries he sustained while a violent mob breached the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers were...

Education Secretary DeVos heads for the exits, leaving a legacy of...

Updated, 7:06 a.m., 12/16/20 WASHINGTON — In four years in office, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos failed to broaden her appeal beyond the moment she...

How COVID-19 vaccines will get from the factory to your local...

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved for emergency use the first COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. The vaccine from Pfizer...

‘I went to the polls for humanity’: Immigrant voters want DACA...

In the days leading up to the Nov. 3 election, Deysi Cordoba took to her keyboard: “Vote,” the 19-year-old nursing student from Grand Rapids...

More than 3K are hospitalized for COVID-19, leaders issue dire warning

As cases have soared in recent weeks, there are now 3,072 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Michigan and hospital executives are sounding the alarm. Michigan...

Lawmakers want more federal help for Great Lakes erosion problems

WASHINGTON — Bipartisan members of Congress from the Midwest are leading a regional push to shore up the Great Lakes, which have been battered...

Peters, Slotkin, Meijer win in close contests

Following a roller coaster of a day in which the political fates of several Democrats and Republicans running in Michigan shifted frequently, U.S. Sen....

Live election updates, Day 3

Good morning! The Michigan Advance is here to bring you news about outstanding election results, legal action and more.

And we’re back. Here’s Day 2 of our live election updates.

Good morning and welcome to Day 2 our our Election Week coverage! The Michigan Advance will be providing live updates throughout the day on turnout, election...

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