Michigan State to hire firm to assist George Perles in lawsuit involving Nassar case

EAST LANSING — Michigan State University is hiring an outside law firm to assist trustee George Perles in responding to allegations made in a lawsuit this week that he intervened after an MSU athlete reported she'd been raped by Larry Nassar and that the complaint was dropped shortly after. “We are in the process of retaining counsel and once retained, Mr. […]

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Miss Michigan calls out Flint water crisis during pageant

Emily Sioma, who competed in this year’s Miss America competition as Miss Michigan, did not shy away from controversy during the pageant. Each contestant introduced herself, and when it was Sioma’s turn to take the stage, she used the spotlight to address the Flint water crisis.  “From the state with 84 percent of the U.S. fresh water but none for […]

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Michigan grandfather stabbed to death in park after asking man to stop doing drugs in front of kids: reports

A grandfather was stabbed in a Michigan park during his grandchild’s first birthday park, reports said.  (WJBK) A Michigan grandfather at his grandchild’s first birthday party in a park was stabbed to death Saturday after he approached a man and told him to stop doing drugs in front of the children, reports said. Police were called to Grant Park in […]

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Assistant principal busted for breaking into student’s home: cops

A Michigan assistant principal was charged for allegedly breaking into a student’s home after dropping them off there earlier, according to police. Amy Buchanan, who works at Smith Middle School, is accused of staging a home invasion Friday in Troy to look for prescription pills, the Detroit Free Press reported. The home security system notified the owner about motion detected […]

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Lawmaker apologizes for racial slurs directed at Asian opponent

A Democratic lawmaker in Michigan used racial slurs to describe her Asian election opponent — referring to her as “ching-chang” and the “ching-chong,” according to reports. State Rep. Bettie Cook Scott, who is black, used the derogatory terms against Rep. Stephanie Chang, who is of Taiwanese descent, to multiple voters outside polling precincts during the Aug. 7 primary election, witnesses […]

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80-Year-Old Grandmother Delores Saltzman Arrested For Having An Eighth Of An Ounce Of Medical Marijuana

Police say her medical marijuana card had expired. An 80-year-old grandmother was arrested for having less than an eighth of an ounce (about 3.5 grams) of marijuana and an expired medical marijuana card, WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids) is reporting. Delores Saltzman never thought she would become the face of the excesses on the War on Drugs. But the elderly woman, who […]

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Man, 37, arrested for incest after fathering baby boy with his 20-year-old daughter in Michigan

Gregory Michael St. Andre, of Warren, Michigan, faces charges of incest and third-degree criminal sexual contact after a DNA test revealed he was the child's dad. An investigation was launched when the victim's mum went to police after the baby was born in February, claiming she and other relatives suspected ongoing sexual abuse. The victim’s aunt, Michelle Truszkowski, told FOX 2: “This is […]

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