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Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court will decide whether police officers illegally searched the backpack of a passenger in a stopped vehicle. 

Another attempt to pass an urban livestock ordinance in Battle Creek. A federal judge says the election to replace former Congressman John Conyers can wait until the fall. WMU baseball gets at win over Michigan State in East Lansing. 

New Bill Would Allow For Baby Boxes

Mar 29, 2018
State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Anonymity could help make sure abandoned babies are left in safe places. That’s the idea behind new legislation in Lansing. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Court of Appeals says a father whose daughter killed his son with an illegal firearm will remain in prison for manslaughter and child abuse. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-East Lansing) A former dean at Michigan State University is scheduled for a criminal hearing in May. That’s to see if there’s enough evidence against him to go forward with charges of misconduct of a public official, criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree, and two separate charges of willful neglect of duty.