The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $110,000 to settle a lawsuit by four horse racing stewards who claim they lost jobs or had hours cut because they were perceived to support a Republican for governor in the 2006 election.
A West Michigan pastor who was told about suspected child abuse can't be prosecuted for failing to report it, the state appeals court said Friday, citing a law that gives clergy protection in cases dealing with confidential information.
Art museums treat estimated values of their art like state secrets. In fact, major museums such as the Detroit Institute of Arts don’t even know precisely what all of their multimillion-dollar treasures are worth.
The U.S. government may change the rules for the gas mileage estimates that car buyers see on window stickers after finding that fuel economy figures for Ford's C-Max gas-electric hybrid were inflated.
A mock "sale" sign was attached for a short time on Rodin's "The Thinker" at the Detroit Institute of Arts, while others were left on prominent statues downtown at a time when the city tries to place a value on its assets following the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
A federal court Friday delivered a harsh review of Michigan's Republican-controlled Legislature, saying lawmakers appear to ignore the state constitution in giving some laws immediate effect when the votes don't add up.
Nearly 51 hours after jumping into a lake near the Michigan-Canada border, a long-distance swimmer who calls himself "The Shark" finished his 22-mile journey to Detroit while hauling hundreds of pounds of bricks.