Saturday January 19, 2019

Michigan Living is now news and information from Michigan sources.

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Cherry St in GR to close for Studio Park project
The second phase of road changes in downtown Grand Rapids for a $140 million development in the city’s Arena District will begin Monday.

Adults: It’s your move, students say after historic walkouts
Over and over, they repeated the message: Enough is enough.

MSP searching for missing Newaygo Co. woman
Michigan State Police troopers are asking for the public's help in finding a 31-year-old Newaygo County woman.

Dog death on United raises questions about its track record
United Airlines says the flight attendant who ordered a person to put her pet carrier in overhead bin didn't know there was a dog inside.

1 killed, 2 injured in head-on crash in Ottawa Co.
A woman was killed and two others were injured in a head-on crash in Ottawa County Wednesday.

Benton Harbor gets grant funding for upgrades
Nearly $800,000 is being awarded to Benton Harbor in southwestern Michigan to replace water meters and a fire engine.

State Senate passes legislation backed by Nassar victims
The Michigan Senate on Wednesday passed bills inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case.

Murder victim’s mom to perform at LaughFest
The mother of a murdered 18-year-old is hoping to give back by performing standup comedy at the Gilda's Club fundraiser LaughFest.

Toys R Us said to be planning liquidation
Toys R Us's management has told its employees that it will sell or close all of its U.S. stores.

State school superintendent to take health leave
The Michigan Department of Education says State Superintendent Brian Whiston is taking long-term disability leave to attend to his health.

Fremont admin resigns amid sexual assault investigation
Fremont High School Assistant Principal Jeff Moon has resigned amid a sexual assault investigation.

Holland DPS: Suspect arrested after standoff
A man wanted on weapons charges was taken into police custody after a standoff in Holland Wednesday afternoon.

Birge to continue role as US Attorney
Andrew Birge has been appointed to continue leading the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Michigan.

Snyder approves 30-day license plate grace period
Michigan has approved a 30-day grace period for displaying a license plate on vehicles.

Man guilty but mentally ill in pedestrian crash
A man who hit two women and a young child with his truck was found guilty but mentally ill Wednesday.

1 killed, 2 injured in head-on crash in Ottawa Co.
A woman was killed and two others were injured in a head-on crash in Ottawa County Wednesday.

Adults: It’s your move, students say after historic walkouts
Over and over, they repeated the message: Enough is enough.

Dog death on United raises questions about its track record
United Airlines says the flight attendant who ordered a person to put her pet carrier in overhead bin didn't know there was a dog inside.

MSP searching for missing Newaygo Co. woman
Michigan State Police troopers are asking for the public's help in finding a 31-year-old Newaygo County woman.

State Senate passes legislation backed by Nassar victims
The Michigan Senate on Wednesday passed bills inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case.

IN suspect, wife in custody after 2-state chase
The two suspects who police were searching for after a chase that spanned two states were taken into police custody in Allegan County.

Murder victim’s mom to perform at LaughFest
The mother of a murdered 18-year-old is hoping to give back by performing standup comedy at the Gilda's Club fundraiser LaughFest.

Toys R Us said to be planning liquidation
Toys R Us's management has told its employees that it will sell or close all of its U.S. stores.

Fremont admin resigns amid sexual assault investigation
Fremont High School Assistant Principal Jeff Moon has resigned amid a sexual assault investigation.

Hundreds of GR students take part in walkout
Each of the schools in the Grand Rapids Public Schools system took part in a national walkout movement Wednesday.




MSP searching for missing Newaygo Co. woman
Michigan State Police troopers are asking for the public's help in finding a 31-year-old Newaygo County woman.

State Senate passes legislation backed by Nassar victims
The Michigan Senate on Wednesday passed bills inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case.

State school superintendent to take health leave
The Michigan Department of Education says State Superintendent Brian Whiston is taking long-term disability leave to attend to his health.

Fremont admin resigns amid sexual assault investigation
Fremont High School Assistant Principal Jeff Moon has resigned amid a sexual assault investigation.

Snyder approves 30-day license plate grace period
Michigan has approved a 30-day grace period for displaying a license plate on vehicles.

4 automakers sued over faulty air bags
Suits allege GM, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes knew of problems with exploding Takata air bags yet waited years to issue recalls.

Veteran service fund approved by Michigan House
Michigan's first veteran fund has been approved by lawmakers in the state House.

Health officials confirm 1st measles case in MI this year
State health officials say a person sickened by measles was contagious when flying into Detroit Metropolitan Airport earlier this month.

Body of man found in bag in mid-Michigan ID’d
Authorities say a body found in a large plastic bag in mid-Michigan was that of a northern Michigan man.

DNR encourages boaters to take safety courses
If you're a boater or want to become one, the state encourages you to enroll in a safety course before hitting the water.