The Michigan Supreme Court has overturned a multimillion-dollar verdict and criticized a Detroit-area judge for keeping a woman on a jury because she's black.
In a 5-2 decision, the court says race can't be a reason for including or excluding a juror. The justices say the acts of Wayne County Judge Michael Callahan could be the basis for the Judicial Tenure Commission to investigate him.
LANSING, MI – This week marks the self-imposed deadline set by state lawmakers to complete work on the K-12 schools budget for the coming fiscal year.
But there are many complications and disagreements to overcome.
Key negotiators in the House and Senate said they had reached an agreement last week over spending levels for next year. But Republicans in the Senate want to use a surplus of money in the schools budget to fill holes in other areas of the current budget.
LANSING, MI – The Lansing Lugnuts beat the Dayton Dragons 5-4 in 11 innings Sunday afternoon. Tonight they travel to start a three-game series at Bowling Green, then finish the week with three against the South Bend Silver Hawks.