Michigan

A guide to the life and mystery of Jimmy Hoffa

DETROIT (AP) — The FBI has spent this week digging up a field in suburban Detroit for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared 38 years ago. He was last seen […]

06/19/2013

James R. Hoffa headshot, as Brotherhood of Teamsters Union President

Hoffa mystery still fascinates after 4 decades

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The latest possible resting place of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is an overgrown farm field where the normal calm of chirping crickets is being drowned out by a beeping backhoe, […]

06/18/2013

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Scientists: Timber in Lake Michigan centuries old

FAIRPORT, Mich. (AP) — A wooden beam embedded at the bottom of northern Lake Michigan appears to have been there for centuries, underwater archaeologists announced Tuesday, a crucial finding as crews dig toward what they hope is the carcass of a French ship that disappeared while exploring the Great Lakes in the 17th Century.

06/18/2013

US Representative of Michigan John Dingell (AP Photo)

Dingell approaches congressional milestone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fifty seven years ago, Rep. John Dingell, who this week becomes the longest serving member of Congress in history, nearly began his career in tears on the floor of the House. The […]

06/06/2013

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Family unsure why mom killed in Syria was there

DETROIT (AP) — A 33-year-old Michigan mother killed during fighting in Syria became interested in the Middle East after converting to Islam and marrying an Arab immigrant several years ago, relatives said Friday, but her […]

05/31/2013

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Motorcycle injuries worsen with weaker helmet law

WASHINGTON (AP) — An insurance industry study says the average cost of medical claims arising from motorcycle crashes rose by more than one-fifth last year in Michigan after the state stopped requiring all riders to […]

05/30/2013

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Sheriff says no immediate cause of death for ex-QB

DETROIT (AP) — An autopsy so far has failed to pinpoint the cause of death for a Michigan man who played Division II football and was one of the most successful quarterbacks in college history. […]

05/29/2013

Image from a Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security joint bulletin issued to law enforcement shows the remains of a pressure cooker that the FBI says was part of one of the bombs that exploded during the Boston Marathon. (AP Photo)

Saudi man traveling with pressure cooker arrested in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — A Saudi man was arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents said he lied about why he was traveling with a pressure cooker, according to a court documents filed Monday. Two […]

05/13/2013

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Police: Man lived with corpse in trailer

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A man lived with the decomposing corpse of a 72-year-old woman for about six months before court officers serving an eviction notice discovered her body moldering on a sofa in a Detroit-area trailer home, police said Friday.

04/26/2013

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Judge holds self in contempt for his smartphone

IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge whose smartphone disrupted a hearing in his own courtroom has held himself in contempt and paid $25 for the infraction.

04/15/2013

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