Michigan

Mourners to gather at funeral after Patrick Lyoya shooting

Civil rights leader Rev Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy at the family's request. Their lawyer, prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump, also will speak at Renaissance Church of God in Christ in

published on : 22nd April 2022

Family seeks charges, asks for release of officer's ID and name in Patrick Lyoya's death

As in many US cities, Grand Rapids police have been occasionally criticized over the use of force, particularly against Black people, who make up 18% of the population.

published on : 15th April 2022

Video release shows black man fatally shot down by Michigan cop

Patrick Lyoya, 26, was killed outside a house in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Video shows Lyoya running from the officer who stopped him for driving with a license plate that didn't belong to the vehicle.

published on : 14th April 2022

Stability crisis in seniors

Falls among the elderly have become one of the leading causes of hospitalisation

published on : 3rd April 2022

General  Motors to spend USD 6.5 billion, add 4,000 jobs at Michigan EV factories

The news comes only months after the company announced it would be developing a new EV battery facility in the Lansing area, at an estimated cost of $2.5 billion.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Ex-Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield accused of sex assault

The accuser, now 26, filed a criminal complaint with the Lansing Police Department, which referred it to state police earlier this week.

published on : 7th January 2022

Michigan shooting suspect's parents enter not guilty pleas

James and Jennifer Crumbley entered pleas to each of the four counts over a hearing held on Zoom.

published on : 4th December 2021

Student shoots, kills three, injures eight at Michigan high school

Eight people were wounded, some critically, including a 14-year-old girl who was placed on a ventilator after surgery.

published on : 1st December 2021

Authorities: Student kills three, wounds eight at Michigan school

Authorities didn't immediately release the suspect's name, but police said deputies arrested him within minutes of arriving at the school in response to a flood of 911 calls about the attack.

published on : 1st December 2021

Black teen who wanted directions shot at by white man in Michigan's Detroit

A black 14-year-old boy who got lost in a Detroit suburban neighborhood while trying to get to school was shot at by a white homeowner after knocking on a door to ask directions.

published on : 14th April 2018

Dozens assaulted by disgraced US sports doctor Larry Nassar while FBI knew about allegations 

The FBI became aware of Nassar in July 2015 when it was contacted by USA Gymnastics, which trains athletes for the Olympics.

published on : 4th February 2018

Michigan Judge admonishes victims' dad who charged at disgraced former US sports doctor Larry Nassar in court

Randall Margraves was blocked by an attorney, tackled by sheriff's deputies and hauled out of court. He later apologized, saying he had lost control.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Larry Nassar sex scandal hearing focused on Michigan gymnastics club to resume

Disgraced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar is expected to hear from more victims who say he molested them when his third and final sentencing hearing resumes.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Michigan State University athletic director retires over Larry Nassar sex abuse

Nassar, a former Michigan State employee, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for molesting young girls and women under the guise of medical treatment.

published on : 27th January 2018

Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar deemed 'serial' sex abuser; investigations ongoing

Many confronted Nassar face to face in the Michigan courtroom, describing abuse in his home, at his Michigan State University office and while he worked for USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians.

published on : 25th January 2018
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