There were 543 additional confirmed coronavirus cases in Michigan on Thursday, the first time the state's daily virus count has exceeded 400 in more than a month.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday that she was closing indoor seating in bars in parts of the state, including a college town where one brewpub has been linked to about 140 infections.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, concerned by the recent uptick in coronavirus cases in Michigan, did not announce new restrictions on the economy Tuesday, but said it is possible the state may have to take that route.
LANSING (AP) — A board overseeing Michigan's Capitol determined Tuesday that it has the legal authority to decide whether guns will continue to be allowed in the building and on its grounds.
Michigan’s K-12 schools must put in place an extensive safety plan before they reopen in the fall to in-person instruction, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday afternoon in presenting a 63-page report.
Michigan gyms were just hours away from reopening Thursday when a federal appeals court scuttled those plans with a late-night ruling on Wednesday that could potentially keep them shut indefinitely during the coronavirus pandemic, even as bars and restaurants spring back to life.
DETROIT — A judge shut down an energy pipeline in Michigan's Great Lakes on Thursday, granting a request from the state after the owner reported problems with a support piece far below the surface.
The state's daily confirmed number of new coronavirus cases of 353 on Thursday is the highest daily count for June, surpassing the second-highest of 323 reported Wednesday.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is keeping a close eye on Michigan’s coronavirus data, saying she hopes to loosen restrictions in other regions of the state but isn’t sure if the risk will be low enough.
The number of new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Michigan increased Wednesday for the third straight day. The number of deaths reported Wednesday was four.
LANSING — Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature proposed Tuesday a $1.3 billion plan to help the state’s K-12 schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, saying districts should have flexibility to start when they want and to offer remote instruction as an alternative if necessary.
LANSING — Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature will propose a $1.3 billion one-time funding boost to help K-12 schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.
MACKINAW CITY (AP) — Michigan's attorney general on Monday asked a judge to shut down a pipeline in the Great Lakes after an energy company discovered that an anchor support had shifted deep below the surface.
A warning for dangerous swimming conditions at Lake Michigan beaches in Ottawa, Muskegon, Mason, Oceana, Allegan and Van Buren counties is in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday.
LUDINGTON — The coronavirus pandemic has caused obstacles for the Oceana/Mason County Inmate & Family Ministries (OMCIFM) leadership. But they are determined to find different avenues to reach inmates, their families and the public with their message of hope.
A federal judge threw down the yoga mat Friday and said gyms and fitness centers can reopen next week after finding that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration had failed to show any rational link between the coronavirus threat and the shutdown.
The state health department added 211 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus Friday, but just five additional deaths from COVID-19 in Michigan in the past 24 hours.
Michigan added 26 deaths to its COVID-19 toll on Thursday, the most since 27 deaths were reported one week ago, and on the same day the governor extends the statewide emergency declaration for another four weeks.
LANSING — Michigan’s top law enforcement official unveiled several changes she hopes to make to policing in the state, including a public registry of verified police misconduct claims meant to increase transparency and prevent problem officers from getting rehired in law enforcement elsewhere.