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Police in Shiawassee County took into custody a high school student who threatened violence on Wednesday, causing Perry High School to go into lockdown.

Potter Park Zoo Closed Due To Flooding

Feb 21, 2018
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The Potter Park Zoo will be closed today until further notice due to flooding in the parking lot. All the animals are doing fine. For more information, please visit their website for further updates.

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An official says a washout from heavy rains may have caused two engines from a freight train to derail in western Michigan.

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The Detroit Institute of Arts is preparing to open a baseball exhibition including works from its collection, rare cards, memorabilia and collectibles.

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Authorities say a suburban Detroit man destroyed a home by using a smoke bomb in an attempt to get skunks out of a crawlspace.

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The Mackinac Bridge connecting Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas has reopened to traffic after being shut down due to falling ice from its cables and towers.

School Closings And Delays: Feb. 21

Feb 21, 2018
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There are several school closings and delays due to weather.

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Miles Bridges scored 19 points, Joshua Langford had 16 and No. 2 Michigan State beat Illinois 81-61 on Tuesday night, sealing a share of the Big Ten championship.

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State officials say they've discovered a second cattle herd in southwestern Michigan infected with bovine tuberculosis.

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A high school freshman came to the state Capitol Tuesday to advocate on behalf of sexual assault legislation. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth has more.


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Michigan State University

Michigan State University has announced the departure of its longtime vice president for legal affairs as it deals with fallout over a disgraced sports doctor who sexually assaulted female athletes.

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The victims of what police say was a shooting rampage by an Uber driver two years ago in Kalamazoo County are being honored as part of a multi-tiered memorial project, with fundraising efforts underway.

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Austin Hatch; Michigan Men's Basketball; MSU Men's Basketball; Illinois; Senior Day; NBA All Star Game; Fergie National Anthem Apology

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A Michigan sheriff has apologized for his offensive remarks but intends to remain in his position.

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Detroit's Motown Museum is organizing an event to celebrate the entrepreneurial legacy of the Gordy family and black family-owned businesses in honor of Black History Month.

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