WASHINGTON – U.S. law enforcement officials say investigators are looking into whether two men arrested in Amsterdam were conducting a dry run for a potential terrorist attack.
The White House said Tuesday the men were not on any U.S. terror watch list.
One law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation, says the FBI is pursuing leads in Detroit, Birmingham, Ala., and Memphis, Tenn. One of the men, believed to be from the Detroit area, is of Yemeni descent.
LANSING, MI – The Dayton Dragons dealt the Lansing Lugnuts a devastating 9-7 loss last night on Jackson Field.
With the loss, the Lugnuts fell five games behind the West Michigan Whitecaps for the Eastern Division's final playoff spot with only seven games remaining in the season. The finale of the four-game series is tonight at Cooley Law School Stadium.
Michigan residents are getting new chances to meet the candidates who want their votes.
Those running for governor, lieutenant governor and offices further down the ticket hit the road Monday for campaign stops. Republicans and Democrats settled on their general election slates during weekend conventions.
The state Court of Appeals has ruled that a shadowy group that calls itself the "Tea Party" should not appear on the November ballot. As Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta reports, the decision comes as the deadline for finalizing the statewide ballot is fast approaching.
Plans to expand bio-manufacturing in mid-Michigan are gathering momentum thanks to a new, two-year state grant. The economic development organization Prima Civitas is using the quarter-million dollars in part to create a "regional skills alliance" that will look at how to train workers in the growing field.
David Hollister is the CEO of Prima Civitas. He says car manufacturers, especially in Europe, are driving the trend.