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Mother of 23-year-old Tecumseh man killed in crash: ‘He was born smiling’

Andy Karl would have turned 24 Thursday. But instead of celebrating a birthday, his family was reeling with his loss.

Smoking ban hasn’t put a stop to smoking at Ann Arbor bus stops

Five months after the Ann Arbor City Council approved a new ordinance banning smoking at bus stops, people continue to illegally light up cigarettes while waiting for buses. To inform… Read more »

Grand Haven priest taking leave of absence after having inappropriate but legal relationship with woman

Fr. William Langlois, 68, has served as priest at the St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish since 1996. According to Carl Apple, director of communications for Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids,… Read more »

Sexual assaults that began in Old Town Saginaw mirror suspect’s 1983 rape case, records show

The facts surrounding the 1983 rape for which Larry D. Currington was in prison nearly 30 years are similar to those of three recent incidents in which Currington is charged… Read more »

Public Lighting Authority of Detroit installs 20,000th new light; it’s ahead of schedule for 2015

DETROIT, MI — The Public Lighting Authority of Detroit (PLA) announced Thursday that it has installed its 20,000 new street light in the city and is ahead of schedule with… Read more »