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Benton Harbor’s mayor among those protesting in Lansing over potential school closures

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A few dozen people staged a protest against the potential closings of up to 38 underperforming schools across the state.The...

Victim of Kalamazoo shooting still recovering a year later

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Over a year after a shooting rampage in southwestern Michigan, a 15-year-old girl who survived being shot in the head...

Republican mass protest bill softened in committee

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A bill calling for Indiana authorities to use "any means necessary" to keep roadways clear during a protest was softened in...

Michigan distributing $5.1M for distressed township, cities

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder says $5.1 million is being distributed this year among 10 Michigan cities, including Benton Harbor, under a...

FBI expanding billboards for tips in Indiana teens’ killings

 DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — An FBI effort using electronic billboards to seek information in the killings of two Indiana teenagers is expanding to dozens...

Justices send dispute over service dog back to lower court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a lower court should take another look at whether a girl with cerebral palsy can sue Michigan...

2 teens charged after threats of violence at Michigan school

LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two teenagers are facing charges following threats of violence involving a Michigan middle school that were made in...

School districts including Kalamazoo close due to illnesses

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A school district in southwestern Michigan is closed for the day after about 1,900 children were absent or sent home...

Police-involved fatal shooting in Elkhart getting grand jury

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A grand jury plans to convene Monday to consider evidence in the police officer-involved fatal shooting of a 29-year-old northern...

Long prison sentence for man who robbed Four Flags Credit Union in Niles

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A serial bank robber who stashed cash behind drywall in a western Michigan hotel room has been sentenced to...

Classes canceled at Flint school after bus hit by gunshot

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A charter school in Flint is closed for the day after a bullet struck a public transit bus carrying students.The...

Girl dies after mother backs over her in Indiana driveway

GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a young girl has died after her mother accidentally backed over her in the driveway of a central...

Severe weather could hit Michiana by mid-to-late afternoon

ABC 57 METEOROLOGIST TOM COOMES BLOG: UPDATE FRIDAY MIDNIGHT:Latest model day is in, showing what could be a nasty line of storms from Kokomo...