Hundreds of people took advantage of the sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures to take an unusual trip out on Lake Michigan Sunday afternoon. Police warn that the ice is unstable and encourage residents not to walk on the ice. The channel ice is particularly unstable because of the river current.
Despite a renewed push, expansion of a state turnaround entity for failing public schools beyond Detroit remains in trouble in the Legislature, where some majority Republicans still have concerns about a top initiative for Gov. Rick Snyder.