After a county-level canvassing in a tight Republican U.S. House primary race, Crystal Falls surgeon Dan Benishek has a 15-vote lead over state Sen. Jason Allen of Alanson. Both campaigns agreed today that the canvass shows Benishek as the leader, but Allen has not conceded and a re-count request is possible.
The company that owns a pipeline that spilled oil into the Kalamazoo River in southern Michigan is revising its proposal to restart the service.
Enbridge Inc. is working to file a revised pipeline startup plan with federal regulators by Friday, according to a statement on a company website. It isn't known when the pipeline service running from Griffith, Ind. to Sarnia, Ontario might restart.
Authorities say a suspect in a string of 18 stabbings that terrorized people across three states and left five dead was arrested in front of startled passengers at an airport gate as he tried to board a plane for Israel.
A judge in Flint, where the attacks began in late May, signed a warrant Thursday charging 33-year-old Elias Abuelazam with assault with intent to murder in connection with a July 27th stabbing.
Environmental activists in Lansing say drilling for oil in the Great Lakes should be banned in the state constitution. And most lawmakers agree with them. But as Michigan Public Radio's Laura Weber explains, that doesn't mean anything will change.
AUDIO: Cyndi Roper is with Clean Water Action Michigan. She says the state law against drilling in the Great Lakes could be repealed in the future, but a constitutional ban would prevent that.
Atlanta police say they arrested a posible suspect in a string of 20 stabbings across three states as he approached the ticket counter at a busy Atlanta airport.
An Atlanta Police Department incident report released Thursday says that officers arrested Elias Abuelazam after he approached the ticket counter late Wednesday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
The incident report said that police paged the 33-year-old over the intercom and he was immediately detained.
General Motors reports a second quarter profit of $1.3 billion in the second quarter. That is a positive reflection of its improving position as it prepares to sell stock to the public. The results were strong enough that CEO Ed Whitacre announced he will step down next month, saying his job was done.
It was the second straight quarterly profit for the Detroit automaker, which made $865 million in the first quarter, and sets the stage for GM to file paperwork soon to start the public stock sale process.
St. Johns, MI – Thousands of people are expected in St. Johns this weekend for the city's annual mint festival. They'll meet vendors from in and around "Mint City U.S.A." to sample their products. For two local farmers, this year's crop is especially sweet. One year ago, siblings Jim and Linette Crosby faced eviction from the farm their great-grandfather started nearly a century ago. But today, they're back in business, running the nation's oldest family-owned mint farm.
Flint, MI – Authorities in Virginia have announced the arrest of a man in connection with a three-state serial stabbing spree that resulted in at least 20 attacks and five deaths, many in Michigan.
Police in Leesburg, Virginia said Thursday the man was arrested late Wednesday afternoon and was being held on unrelated charges.
Leesburg Police Officer Chris Jones says authorities believe the man could be the suspect and has ties to Leesburg and Flint. Jones says police "have information that he was trying to leave the country."