Michigan

State board rejects Flint’s water tax lien moratorium

A state oversight board rejected Flint City Council’s declaration of a 1-year delinquent water bill payments moratorium        

Injured Marine, wife gifted dream home in Taylor

A local Purple Heart recipient injured in Afghanistan in 2010 was gifted a new, mortgage-free home in Taylor, Mich.        

Trapped by flames, twin boys, grandma killed in Detroit house fire

“When we finally knocked the fire down, the stairway was burned away … that was the only exit,” Detroit Deputy Fire Commissioner David Fornell said.        

Detroit police to update investigation into fireworks shootings

About 1,100 law enforcement officers were on duty for the event.        

Fire at southwest Michigan mulch facility could burn a week

Officials say the fire, which started Monday afternoon near the Indiana state line, has been contained.        

Detroit has the best drivers in America, study says

Motor City earns great scores in accident rate - the lowest in the country - and speeding citations        

What is considered 'Up North' in Michigan?

Some say north of US-10. Others say north of the Mackinac Bridge - or the 45th parallel. Here are the top responses        

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supply

Flint was under state control in 2014 when it switched from Detroit’s water system to the Flint River to save money        

NBA players' income taxes could support Detroit neighborhood fund

Mary Sheffield will propose the new fund at the Detroit City Council's 10 a.m. meeting.        

3 die, including twin boys, in Detroit fire

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but authorities say it appears to have started accidentally in the home’s kitchen.        

Despite pushback, Michigan hunters take aim at cranes, mourning doves

Voters in 2006 overwhelmingly rejected a mourning dove hunt in Michigan -- the only remaining Midwestern state without one        

Federal judge issues stay halting deportation of 1,444 Iraqis nationwide

A Detroit federal judge has issued an emergency order, temporarily blocking the immediate deportation of 1,444 Iraqis nationwide.        

Look! A double rainbow lights up the Detroit sky before Ford Fireworks

Spectators in town for tonight's 59th annual Ford Fireworks were treated to a show - and that was before the fireworks even began.        

Officer stabbed at Flint airport out of hospital

Lt. Jeff Neville was said to be within a few millimeters away from being stabbed to death on Wednesday        

Early birds get jump on crowd in downtown Detroit for Ford Fireworks

Show starts at 9:55 p.m. but many come early to claim a good view.