A 24-year-old Macomb county woman is expected to be arraigned Wednesday in connection with the the death of a baby whose body was found at a Roseville recycling center.
Police originally believed the baby may had come from Roscommon, Alpena or Midland counties. According to police, the woman now in custody gave birth on December 22 in a garage in the Detroit suburb of Eastpointe.
They said she kept the baby in the garage, with minimal care until it died about three days later. Continue reading
Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban will be one of four the U-S Supreme Court will consider to decide the issue for the nation. Continue reading
Slavery has been abolished, but state officials say for all practical purposes it is still around today in the form of human trafficking.
New laws take effect in Michigan next week to increase punishments for trafficking. Continue reading
A federal judge says the state must recognize the marriages of 300 gay and lesbian couples. They were married last year during a one-day window in Michigan when it was legal.
The Michigan Supreme Court will decide later this year whether the right-to-work law applies to state employee unions. The court just heard the legal challenge to the law filed by state employee unions. They say the state civil service authority supersedes the law adopted by the Legislature in 2012.
More low-level offenders will be able to have their criminal records erased from public records under a bill Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law Monday.
Some Michiganders may soon be able to have their criminal convictions removed from public records.
People would be able to petition the court that convicted them to remove up to two misdemeanors or one felony. Law enforcement officials would still be able to see the convictions. Continue reading
Michigan Hall of Justice. Photo by Wikipedia User Jeffness.
The state Supreme Court will decide whether a woman can have her ex-husband’s parental rights revoked because he’s not the biological father of her daughter. Continue reading
The Michigan Supreme Court says schools districts cannot sue the state under the Headlee Amendment for underfunding K-through-12 education.
Michigan wants out from under court-ordered oversight of the state’s child foster care system. The state filed a motion today (Tue.) with the US District Court in Detroit to bring an end to the protracted litigation.