A federal judge in Grand Rapids has sentenced a suburban Detroit man to a year in prison for conducting a salvage operation at an asbestos-filled building without protecting workers and the environment from the toxic insulating material.
Dozens of teams competed Saturday during the annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Grand Haven City Beach. The event brought out creative sand artists of all ages in an attempt to create the best sand sculpture.
Gov. Rick Snyder's failure to persuade the GOP-led Senate to offer medical insurance to low-income adults lays bare the fundamental difference between his approach to the contentious federal health care law and that of many of his fellow Republicans.