A divided Michigan Court of Appeals panel has upheld extending health benefits to the live-in partners of state employees.
Twenty-eight new state lawmakers have been sworn in as members of the Michigan House of Representatives.
Among the Lansing-area lawmakers of the 2013 freshman class are Democrats Tom Cochran, Andy Schor, Sam Singh and Teresa Abed. Republican Tom Leonard represents part of Clinton and Gratiot counties.
Cochran says he’s optimistic about the coming session.
More than 200 school counselors….social workers and mental health professionals were in Lansing Tuesday for a summit on bullying.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says a review team as early as this week could make a recommendation to Gov. Rick Snyder's on whether to order a takeover of the struggling city's finances.
A new law will soon ban cell phone use by probationary teen drivers unless they’re using a hands-free device or reporting an emergency.
The city of Lansing has announced a $1.5 million grant from a program started by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, to establish a financial empowerment center.
Embattled state Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway has agreed to resign effective January 21.
Lansing police say a 37-year-old ex-convict has been arrested on murder and abuse charges in the death of his 3-month-old daughter.