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Mystery shipwreck in Michigan draws crowds
A mystery shipwreck uncovered in a Michigan channel this week has residents and researchers alike trying to figure out where the doomed vessel came from. Dozens of observers have flocked to the White Lake channel near the White River Light Station to see the shipwreck after photos emerged on social
Mutilated body found in Michigan man's home identified as missing woman
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (WXMI) -- Grand Rapids Police say that a woman's body found mutilated earlier this week is the body of a missing Kalamazoo woman. Police notified the family of Ashley Young on Friday before releasing the details via Twitter.
Mysterious Shipwreck Appears on Lake Michigan Shoreline
Michigan has a new attraction—one that rose up mysteriously out of the water of Lake Michigan. It is a skeleton but not the skeleton of a sea monster. It is instead the hulk of an old sailing vessel long hidden beneath the water.
‘Serious fungal disease’ discovered in Michigan for first time
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development reports that boxwood blight, a “serious fungal disease,” has been detected in the Great Lakes State for the very first time.
Inside Michigan’s first medical marijuana mega growing operation
CHESANING, MI – Thousands of marijuana plants are growing in the village of Chesaning under the watchful eye of the state’s first licensed medical marijuana growing company.
Michigan CPS Takes Newborn From Mother In Hospital For A Dirty Diaper
Michigan CPS removed a 5 day old newborn from its mother for ‘alleged neglect’ for not changing a soiled diaper while they were both still in the hospital. The hospital had told her that her son had to stay swaddled at all times because his temperature was dropping, so the diaper did not get changed
Michigan man confesses to illegally killing buck
MARQUETTE, Mich. - A 37-year-old Marquette man confessed Monday to Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers to illegally killing a buck inside the city limits.
Communities in each Michigan county ranked from richest to poorest
Bloomfield Hills has the highest median household income and Highland Park ranks the lowest among Michigan’s 1,528 cities and townships counties, according to numbers released Dec. 6 by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Michigan Star Getting Crushed For What He Said About Ohio State Loss
Michigan senior defensive lineman Chase Winovich was the leader of the Wolverines’ “Revenge Tour” this year that included some big wins within the conference. That “Revenge Tour” came to a screeching halt in Columbus, though.
Wisconsin And Michigan Activists Are Resisting GOP Power Grabs Pretty Much On Their Own
Hundreds of progressive Michigan activists plan to mount a rally at the state Capitol in Lansing on Wednesday against efforts to undermine the authority of incoming statewide Democratic elected officials, weaken public-sector unions and do an end-run around popular policies on the minimum wage and p
Some Michigan cities in extreme winter category, see your city
Over the past month in Michigan, It has been colder than average with more snow than average. An index developed to track how current winter conditions compare to other winters shows this early winter has been severe to extreme across much of Michigan.
Most Wanted: Convicted Child Killer, On the Lam for 45 Years, May Be Living in Michigan or California Under Alias
A convicted child killer who beat and killed a 14-year-old girl in 1965 in what police called an alleged rape attempt, has been in hiding, likely living under an alias, for more than 40 years after escaping during a 1973 trip to a shopping mall allowed for good behavior.
Most Dangerous States For Driving In Snow: Michigan Particularly Deadly
DETROIT (WWJ) - When it comes to winter driving, Michigan residents have it pretty bad. Security website Safewise.com has ranked Michigan as one of the worst states for driving in the snow.
Michigan power grabs, pipelines and pot: What we’re tracking in lame duck
Republicans controlling the Michigan Legislature are making the most of their final days before Democrats take over the offices of governor, attorney general and secretary of state. House and Senate GOP members are moving bills at breakneck speed.
Michigan Democrats stay quiet in lame duck. Some say it’s part of a plan.
That’s a question some party activists and strategists are asking as lame-duck Republicans in the Michigan Legislature ram through bills that would restrict the authority of Democrats poised to take over the state’s top political offices, while crimping ballot initiatives favored by progressives and
University of Michigan says it will cut ties with China's Confucius Institute
The University of Michigan on Monday said it would end its contract with China’s controversial Confucius Institute next year. It said it had decided not to renew the agreement for a third term when the partnership expires in 2019 and Hanban, the Confucius Institute’s Chinese headquarters, had been i
Buried sunken ship spine reappears on Lake Michigan
WHITEHALL, MI – The spine of a sunken ship that has been buried in sand for several decades has reappeared on Lake Michigan near Whitehall. Researchers believe the spine belongs to the ill-fated LC Woodruff, a shipping schooner that sank off the shores of Lake Michigan in November 1878. But, they ca
This is the best 'small town bar' in Michigan, according to Thrillist
(WXYZ) - Michigan is filled with small towns, and in those small towns are some of the best bars in the state that not many people know about. Entertainment website Thrillist went out and found the best small town bar in every state, and one in Michigan is at the very tip of the state.
Legal Marijuana in Michigan: What it means for drug-sniffing police dogs
FLINT, Mich. - As the laws across the state of Michigan shift gears now that pot is legal, that means law enforcement have a different rule book to follow, including police officers on all 4 legs.
Chase Winovich Has Message for Michigan Recruits After Loss to Ohio State
For any Michigan recruits that are hesitant to commit to the school because of their embarrassing loss to Ohio State this season, Wolverines defensive end Chase Winovich says that these recruits should not be discouraged.