The White House signaled on Monday that it would be open to a short-term hike in the nation's borrowing authority as the United States moved a step closer to its first-ever default and a partial government shutdown entered its second week.
Michigan won't transfer inmates to a privately run prison because two private companies that bid on the work submitted prices higher than what the Department of Corrections currently spends, an official says.
Area residents walk around Spring Lake Village and Spring Lake Township Sunday afternoon to raise funds to feed the hungry, both locally and world wide. A C.R.O.P. Walk was also held in Fruitport Sunday afternoon.
A man who found a state trooper's handgun in a northern Michigan grocery store bathroom has been charged with failing to report the weapon. But the trooper who left the loaded firearm behind wasn't punished.
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.