Bill Schuette

Column: Attorney general should ignore critics

Schuette is searching for the truth and working to hold those responsible for these tragedies accountable, Jones says


Calley launches his 1st TV ad in GOP gubernatorial primary

Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley on Friday launched his gubernatorial campaign's first TV ad, in which he touts Michigan's economic gains this decade …


Toys 'R' Us Shoppers: Gift Cards Are Only Good For 30 Days

<i>(credit: istock)</i><p><b>DETROIT (WWJ) –</b> If you have a Toys “R” Us gift card in your wallet, you better get shopping!<p>The toy company announced Thursday it was …


Column: Strengthen our FOIA laws

A series of open records bills that would put Michigan in sync with the rest of the country


Schuette unveils proposal to boost state’s literacy

Michigan AG and candidate for governor says reading will be made a priority for students


Previously untested rape kits could bring charges in Kalamazoo County

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Criminal charges could be filed in some of nearly 200 rape cases that long have gone unprosecuted in Kalamazoo County.<p>A team of five …


State legislators to grill MSU interim president John Engler today

State senators will grill Michigan State University President John Engler Thursday during a higher education subcommittee meeting. The testimony is …

John Engler

Betsy DeVos to PTA: I trust parents and teachers, not Washington

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made no mention of her disastrous Sunday performance on “60 Minutes” during a speech Tuesday at the National …

Betsy DeVos

'Anti-Tesla' law: Michigan auto dealers to turn over records, call dispute 'hyperbole'

Tesla Motors has filed a federal lawsuit over Michigan's ban on manufacturers selling directly to customers.


Cold case victim’s family wants AG to prosecute

posted by Wood Radio News -<p>2 days ago<p><b>VICKSBURG, Mich. (WOOD) —</b> It has been more than 34 years since Erik Cross’ body was found along the side of the …


Michigan gubernatorial candidates release tax returns

LANSING, Mich. — Three more Michigan gubernatorial candidates have voluntarily released portions of their tax returns, saying the public deserves to …


Michigan's U.S. House Democrats endorse Gretchen Whitmer for governor

Michigan's U.S. House Democrats weighed in on the upcoming race for Michigan governor Monday, coalescing around candidate Gretchen Whitmer to endorse …


Attorney general warns of possible ticket scams ahead of March Madness in Detroit

With high demand for tickets to first- and second-round NCAA basketball games scheduled at Little Caesar's Arena this week, state Attorney General …

Identity Theft

Judge charged with transporting, paying prostitutes

MONROE, Mich. — A Michigan judge is facing charges after allegedly paying for prostitutes.<p>Monroe County District Judge Jarod Calkins was arraigned …


They met on Facebook, she sent him $62K — and Troy cops can't help

It’s become a common tale of woe with the internet — another senior gets scammed.<p>But after years of warnings about impostors sending e-mails and …


Scams you really need to worry about: Puppies, gold, cars

The "Can You Hear Me?" scam generated tons and tons of consumer complaints in 2017. But what was your real risk of losing any cash?<p>Most likely, …

Identity Theft

Michigan Gov Race UPDATE: Thanedar well-known, nobody’s heard of Calley

<i>A new poll on the gubernatorial race reveals that while more Michiganders have heard of Shri Thanedar than ostensible front-runner Gretchen Whitmer,</i> …

Liberal View

Liquor store owners take half-mile fight to court

Liquor store owners want to stop the state from scrapping a rule that prohibits competitors from opening up next door.


East Lansing psychologist sentenced for sexual relationship with patient

Joseph Jeney, 64, of Okemos, pleaded guilty in January to two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

AG: School tips into hotline top record in Feb.

OK2SAY receives 670 reports last month with ‘significant increase’ in school threat tips


Miles backs pot legalization in AG race

<b>Attorney general candidate now supports pot legalization</b><p>Democrat attorney general hopeful <b>Pat Miles</b> said Wednesday he has “decided to take a stronger …


All the president's climate doubters

<i>With help from Eric Wolff, Ben Lefebvre and Annie Snider</i><p><b>ALL THE PRESIDENT’S CLIMATE SCIENCE DOUBTERS:</b> Donald Trump has filled the upper ranks of his administration with appointees who echo his disbelief in the scientific evidence for climate change, putting them in positions to make policies …

Council on Foreign Relations

Could 'Free Darth Vader' derail Whitmer's gubernatorial bid?

The August primary was half a year away, but the smart money was already anticipating a November showdown between the incumbent Republican attorney …


Column: Are union ‘free riders’ a problem?

Are public employees who opt out of union membership free riders or compelled riders? That’s the issue now before the Supreme Court in an important …


Democrats Vow to Go After Republican Governors ‘Kowtowing’ to Trump

Jay Inslee, governor of Washington and head of the DGA, wants gubernatorial races to become a battlefield for the anti-Trump resistance.<p><i>Subscribe to Off Message on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>Jay Inslee wants governors races to become the rallying cry for the resistance to …


Male Survivor Of Larry Nassar Hopes Former Gymnastics Doctor 'Rots In Hell'

Jacob Moore, the first male to publicly accuse former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse, said he hopes his story encourages other male survivors to come forward.<p>“I hope he rots in hell,” Moore, 18, said of Nassar on NBC News’ “Today” show on Tuesday.<p>Nassar has been accused of …

Larry Nassar

Column: A case against independent counsels

Let me engage in a little prophesying. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley’s recent proposal for unelected, unaccountable, independent counsels is not just a …


A Famed Doctor, a Troubled Prosecutor and a Case That Went Untried

Amanda Thomashow, a recent graduate of Michigan State University, made up her mind in April 2014. She was going to report Lawrence G. Nassar, a prominent doctor who treated star gymnasts.<p>He had sexually assaulted her during a medical exam weeks before, she soon told a campus police officer, who …


Michigan man cleared of murder now fights for compensation

DETROIT — David Gavitt spent 26 years in prison for the deaths of his wife and two daughters before a prosecutor agreed that the evidence behind his …


As Texas hosts first 2018 GOP primary, it’s all about who can love Donald Trump the most

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas — George P. Bush’s campaign flyers in Texas declare that he’s “standing beside our president” — the one who called his dad, Jeb, …