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Study: 97% of Black Lives Matter protests have been peaceful in...

The vast majority of nationwide Black Lives Matter protests have been peaceful, including those in Michigan, according to a new study by the Armed...

8 things you should know as Michigan hits 6 months of...

It has been 184 days — and what seems like an unending number of bad news cycles — since Michigan had its first two...

Lansing, Detroit and northern Michigan regions lag in last-minute census push

Census workers across the state have just under a month left to count every Michigander under a sped-up timeline. In total, 85.1% of Michigan households...

‘It’s scary, but I know it will come back’: Michigan theaters...

Performing arts centers all across the nation have had to cancel and postpone scheduled performances since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early March. With...

Republican calls for postal office funding 

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) pledged to support United States Postal Service (USPS) funding ahead during a rare Saturday vote. The House session...

Residents worry about delayed ballots, medications amid Postal Service cuts 

A prolonged mail delivery slowdown worries Valerie Madison. The Detroit resident is diabetic who relies on insulin that arrives at her North Rosedale Park home...

Whitmer, Ford CEO announce 4 million free masks for vulnerable Michiganders

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday rolled out a major new initiative to provide 4 million free protective face masks to Michigan residents. The “MI Mask...

Updated congressional results: Hoadley squeaks by; Tlaib, Meijer score big

Updated, 8:24 a.m., 8/6/20 with winner in the 8th District Votes were still being counted in congressional primaries last night, given the influx of absentee...

Key state House races: Thanedar headed to Lansing, Whitsett holds on

It looks like millionaire Shri Thanedar will finally be coming to Lansing — as a member of the state Legislature in January. Here’s a look...

Congressional primaries: Tlaib has early lead against Jones, Hoadley could face...

In one of the most-watched U.S. House Democratic primaries in Michigan and beyond, U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) leads two-time rival Detroit City Council...

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