SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Hearings Open in the State House on work requirements for Medicaid recipients. WMU and Kellogg Community College have a new agreement for transfers. A new study estimates large costs for an oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac. 

Sexual Assault Cases Reopened in Lansing Suburb

May 3, 2018

(MPRN-Meridian Township) A Lansing area police department that says it mishandled a complaint against Larry Nassar has reviewed 17 years of sexual assault complaints. 

Guilty verdicts returned on all counts in the crash that left five bicyclists dead and four others seriously injured. The Michigan Supreme Court overturns felony convictions against a Benton Harbor political activist. WMU opens play in the NCAA men's tennis tournament next week against Notre Dame. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Charles Pickett Jr. has been found guilty of all counts in the murder trial against him for the June 2016 fatal bicycle crash." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Members of Michigan's Congressional delegation cheer President Trump's support for upgrading the Soo Locks. Warmer weather means increased risk of wildfires in Michigan. A WMU junior is the MAC's co-baseball player of the week.