Same-sex couples queued up all afternoon at county courthouses, some even carrying wedding flowers. Then a federal judge deciding whether to throw out Michigan's gay marriage ban shocked everyone, saying simply: Wait 'til next year.
John Lackey edged Justin Verlander in the latest duel of these pitching-rich playoffs, and Boston's bullpen shut down Detroit's big boppers with the game on the line to lift the Red Sox over the Tigers 1-0 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the AL championship series.
A former Detroit mayor was sent to federal prison for nearly three decades Thursday, after offering little remorse for the widespread corruption under his watch but acknowledging he let down the troubled city during a critical period before it landed in bankruptcy.
Michigan abortion foes on Friday moved to the brink of banning abortion coverage from health plans unless a woman purchases a separate policy by submitting more than the required number of signatures to get the proposal before a receptive Legislature.
Belle Isle, a unique Detroit park that sits in the middle of the Detroit River, would become a state park, saving the city millions of dollars, under a 30-year lease signed Tuesday by Gov. Rick Snyder.