Quantcast
Home » Topics » Michigan

Man says Internet told him to finish AZ-to-MI drive with dead girlfriend riding shotgun

A Michigan man apparently drove home from Arizona with his dead girlfriend’s body in the passenger seat after an Internet search suggested he should continue his cross-country trip. The 62-year-old Clinton Township man drove from Michigan to Glendale, Arizona, to pick up his 31-year-old girlfriend Saturday from the mental health…

Rep. John Conyers wins legal fight to get his name on primary ballot

By Brendan O’Brien (Reuters) – A federal judge ruled on Friday that longtime Detroit-area Democratic U.S. Representative John Conyers should appear on an August primary ballot, saying Michigan registration rules that had disqualified him may violate his constitutional rights. Conyers’ bid for re-election had suffered a blow on Friday when…

90-year-old World War II veteran imprisoned in Michigan for trafficking 2,755 pounds of cocaine

By James B. Kelleher DETROIT (Reuters) – A 90-year-old Indiana man who admitted serving as a cocaine courier for a Mexican drug cartel was sentenced on Wednesday to three years in federal prison. Leo Sharp, a decorated World War Two combat veteran who turned 90 on Wednesday, was also sentenced…

Federal appeals court extends stay on ruling against Michigan’s marriage equality ban

By David Bailey (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court panel extended a temporary hold on Tuesday on a federal judge’s ruling that struck down a Michigan ban on gay nuptials, blocking the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples pending an appeal. A federal judge in Detroit struck down Michigan’s…

Ruling to strike down Michigan gay marriage ban put on temporary hold

By Rebecca Cook PONTIAC, Michigan (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Saturday placed a temporary hold on a federal judge’s ruling that struck down Michigan’s ban on gay marriage, a move that followed hastily arranged and joyful wedding ceremonies in the state. The decision by the U.S. Court of…

Michigan clerks marry same-sex couples after judge strikes down ban

Officials in several Michigan counties began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in hastily arranged and joyful ceremonies on Saturday, a day after a federal judge struck down the state’s ban on allowing gay couples to wed. At least 50 people had lined up in the Oakland County clerk’s office…

Michigan students could get free college tuition under innovative new measure

Students in Michigan could receive free college tuition in exchange for a fixed percentage of their future income under a new proposal under consideration by lawmakers. More than 20 states are studying similar proposals, reported the Detroit Free Press, but the Michigan bill would set up a pilot program. Under…

Michigan same-sex marriage ban focus of federal trial opening Tuesday

Michigan’s ban on gay marriage goes on trial Tuesday in a federal court challenge brought by a same-sex couple from suburban Detroit who were barred from marrying or from adopting each other’s children. April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse had sued the state initially over Michigan’s adoption law and later expanded…

Indiana police catch Michigan murderer who fled jail, kidnapped woman

A convicted murderer who escaped from prison, then kidnapped a woman whom he held hostage in her car for hours, has been recaptured, authorities in Michigan said. Michael David Elliot, 40, was serving life in prison in the state of Michigan for the……

Tea party radio host misses felony court date because he was in jail for extortion and drugs

A Michigan tea party activist missed a scheduled court appearance in Wisconsin because he spent Thanksgiving weekend in jail on felony charges in the Upper Peninsula. Doug Sedenquist was arrested last week and charged with extortion, using a computer to commit a crime, aggravated stalking and possession of a drug…

Page 1 of 3123
Google+