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Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — In the age of Apple's CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks.

The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11. more »»

Ford F-150 gets mixed crash test results

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Ford's aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests. more »»

Court upholds law requiring state workers to pay to pensions

July 29, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a law requiring veteran state employees to contribute 4 percent of their pay to qualify for a full pension in retirement. more »»

Detroit art museum says 'thanks' to Michigan with programs

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is showing its gratitude to the people of Michigan for the state's help in preserving the internationally renowned collection during the city's passag... more »»

Some Michigan sentencing rules struck down as illegal

July 29, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court says the state's sentencing guidelines are unconstitutional if they increase mandatory minimum prison terms based on factors not found by a jury. more »»

Unions representing Michigan workers lose case over dues

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Thousands of Michigan state employees can't be forced to pay labor unions for negotiating contracts and providing other services, the state Supreme Court said Wednesday. more »»

Zero-percent financing turns heads, but may not be best deal

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — When a car dealer offers to loan you the money to buy a car at zero interest, it gets your attention. Yet that cheap money might not be the best deal you can get. more »»

Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

July 29, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm. more »»

Judge: Land owners can't keep public off Lake Michigan beach

July 29, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A northern Indiana judge has ruled that property owners along Indiana's short stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline cannot deny the public access to that space. more »»

Michigan State Police trooper shares last patrol with son

July 29, 2015

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A retiring state trooper was able to share his last day on the job with his son who's following in his father's footsteps at the Michigan State Police. more »»

Standard & Poor's boosts Detroit's rating on revenue bonds

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Standard & Poor's has boosted Detroit's rating on 8- to 15-year bonds the city plans to sell to improve public services. more »»

Tesla offers 1st incentive in owner referral program

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Telsa Motors Inc. is offering its first incentive, $1,000 to new-car buyers who are referred by current Tesla owners. more »»

Unions representing state workers lose case over dues

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court says state workers can't be forced to pay labor unions for negotiating contracts and providing other services. more »»

Michigan city wins court fight over tall grass near curb

July 29, 2015

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan city has won a dispute over a homeowner's tall grass in a case that went to the second-highest court in the U.S. more »»

Downtown Detroit display offers chance to share life goals

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — An interactive art display in downtown Detroit is offering people a chance to share their life goals.

The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep. more »»

Park along Detroit River hosts new spot for watching birds

July 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Groups involved in creating a new place for watching birds along the Detroit River said Wednesday that they hope it will help reconnect people with the waterway and inspire a new... more »»

Whirlpool recalls 40,000 Jenn-Air ovens due to burn risk

July 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Whirlpool is recalling more than 40,000 of its Jenn-Air brand ovens after customers reported burns due to faulty oven racks.

The U.S. more »»

Saginaw farmers market project gets $1M boost from state

July 29, 2015

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A Saginaw project that includes a new outdoor farmers market and a year-round indoor market is getting a $1 million boost from the state, officials said. more »»

Authorities: 2 dead after SUV crashes into Chippewa River

July 29, 2015

LEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an SUV crashed into the Chippewa River after going past the end of a dead-end road, killing the driver and his passenger. more »»

Authorities seek suspects following hefty blueberry theft

July 29, 2015

GENEVA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are looking for suspects following a hefty blueberry theft in southwestern Michigan. more »»

 
 
 

 

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