Michigan authorities recommend banning deer feeding and the use of deer urine-based baits to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease. Their aggressive actions are intended to mitigate or even eliminate CWD in the state.
Animals June 9, 2018
The Buffalo Wild Wings branch in Warren, Michigan has now reopened after being closed due to an employee getting Hepatitis A. The restaurant had submitted to investigations to ensure it was safe to open its doors again.
Public Health April 18, 2018
Michigan's licensing and regulatory department has published a new universal symbol for the labeling of medical marijuana. A symbol with the marijuana leaf inside a triangle should be labeled on any product that contains tetrahydrocannabinol or THC.
Public Health February 17, 2018
Two years after the discovery of the Bristle Mammoth, University of Michigan paleontologists were able to return to the site for a two-day dig. They found 40 additional bones that could give clues to life in ancient Michigan.
Ancient December 2, 2017
The court has ordered a Michigan mother to be sentenced to seven days in jail after failing to vaccinate her child. She was given until Oct. 4 to get her son vaccinated, but she failed to comply.
Healthy Living/Wellness October 5, 2017
An Oakland County court judge has ordered a mother to have her child vaccinated within the week. Non-compliance to the order could land the mother in jail.
Public Health September 30, 2017
The handling of the Flint water crisis that started in 2014 was a mess to say the least, resulting in 14 people dying from lead exposure. Because of this, four Michigan health officials are facing manslaughter charges as the city still works on recovering.
Public Health June 14, 2017
A 13-year-old boy is dead and 14 other kids have been hospitalized because of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. The victims were found lying unconscious around a Michigan hotel's indoor pool.
Public Health April 3, 2017
Kevin Breen, a 44-year-old father of three from Michigan, loses his hands and feet to a rare case of strep throat. Learn how an undetected group A Streptococcus bacteria infection has made him terribly sick.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2017
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law four bills on self-driving technology. The regulations look to re-establish the state as the center of innovations in the automotive industry, at a time when most of the focus is on Silicon Valley.
Car Tech December 10, 2016
Tesla Motors has filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan that claims to declare the 'anti-Tesla' law of 2014 as unconstitutional. If the company succeeds, there will be a significant impact not just in the state but across the United States.
Car Tech September 23, 2016
Michigan has unveiled its new strategy to help protect and restore the state's water resources. Officials say the plan serves to prevent scenarios such as the drinking water crisis suffered by the people of Flint.
Earth/Environment June 11, 2016
Seventeen of the 54 patients of Elizabethkingia infection reported in Wisconsin had died. Another case died in Michigan, puzzling health authorities as to how exactly the disease caused by the Elizabeth anophelis bacteria was acquired or transmitted.
Life March 19, 2016
The death toll in Flint, possibly caused by contaminated water, has risen to 10 victims. Is the nearby Flint River to blame for the deaths?
Life March 19, 2016
Blue ice along the shore near Michigan's Mackinac Bridge offered spectacular views to photographers and spectators over the weekend. Non-residents had their share of the beautiful views through photos posted on social media.
Earth/Environment February 29, 2016
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder asked the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to include pregnant women and those up to 21 years old in the medical coverage for Flint residents. The requested expansion will cover all incomes, too.
Life February 15, 2016
When a mysterious crack formed in the Michigan forest after a small quake in 2010, geologists were left puzzled. Now, about six years later, scientists have identified what it was.
Animals February 11, 2016
Tesla dealership application in the state of Michigan challenged the direct car sales ban. Government agencies have asked for additional documents and are reviewing the application.
Business February 3, 2016
The water contamination in Flint may cause various health effects including lead poisoning among kids. What happens to kids exposed to lead poisoning?
Life January 15, 2016
School officials and law enforcement worked together to thwart a violent plot against Linden Middle and High School in Michigan. Three teens have been charged as adults and face possible life imprisonment.
Society November 9, 2015
Michigan's House of Representatives has approved the bill banning powdered alcohol sale in the state last Tuesday. If successfully signed into law, Michigan will join five other states that have banned the product in their territory.
Life October 16, 2015
The water supply in Flint, Michigan is believed to be contaminated with lead as blood tests of children show increased levels of the harmful substance. State officials are in hot water after changing sources of water supply because of cost cutting.
Life October 14, 2015
Spruce budworms are at it again, prompting the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to map out the extent of the damage done by the insects to forests in the area.
Earth/Environment July 5, 2015
In the heat of summer fun, don’t forget to protect yourself from mosquitoes as the West Nile virus has been detected in several states, including California and New York.
Life July 1, 2015
Michigan's new breast density law aims to save the lives of women by providing them with enough information on the status of their health. Medical professionals in the state are now required to notify patients in writing whether they have dense breast tissue or breast cancer.
Life June 2, 2015
The federal government has awarded over 2.5 million from the funds of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) to battle invasive species in Michigan.
Animals March 8, 2015
The annual frog and toad survey is important because these animals are the first indicators of an ecosystem becoming sick.
Earth/Environment March 4, 2015
Stunning natural sand sculptures are created by wind, water and freezing temperatures on Lake Michigan shoreline. Photos of unique phenomenon go viral.
Animals February 22, 2015
Family and friends have set up a donation page where you can help fund the medical bills and provide support for the young couple’s two little girls.
Life February 9, 2015
You find the most surprising thing when you least expect it. For a contractor, a day at work turned up the discovery of a lifetime as he unearthed mastodon bones in his neighbor's backyard.
Animals January 13, 2015
Richard Bernstein, the judge with 'Blind Justice' for his slogan, has become the first blind judge in the Michigan Supreme Court. He will be sworn into office on Jan. 1.
Society December 30, 2014
Chandler Swink, an Oakland University student, died of severe allergic reaction to peanut butter. He was diagnosed with a severe form of nut allergy when he was two years old. He suffered from anaphylactic shock after he was exposed to peanut butter at a friend's house.
Life November 29, 2014
Roksana Sikorski and Michael Angelo Rivera are accused with attempting to murder the young woman's family. But does her childhood forgive her alleged crime?
Society October 31, 2014
A 100-year-old woman was found dead in her flooded basement a day after heavy rainfall drenched Detroit. Two other deaths related to the flooding have been reported.
Society August 13, 2014
A pacu, a relative of piranhas, was caught by a woman in Michigan, trolling for dinner. But how did the South American fish get there?
Earth/Environment July 16, 2014
A 10,000 year old Mastodon tooth was found by a boy from Michigan. The 9-year-old boy found the ancient tooth while walking along a creek thinking it was a strange looking rock.
April 22, 2014
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