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As courts settle the legality of same-sex marriage in Michigan, couples like Leslie Thompson and Cindy Norlin are caught in legal limbo.
Climate change has made “100 year floods” the new normal, officials say after devastating 2014 Flood.
A treasury and IBM dispute could cost Michigan over $1 billion plus interest after July 14 ruling.
Many observers think the issue is headed for a showdown before the U.S. Supreme Court – and there’s a surprising development in the GOP.
Standard & Poor's cites Oakland County's strong economy, management and financial policies.
When Leon Echols was convicted of second-degree murder in 1989, sentencing guidelines prescribed 10 to 25 years in prison. A tough-on-crime judge sentenced him to 75 to 150 years instead.
The Birmingham City Commission becomes one of the first cities – if not the first – in Michigan to ban e-cigarette use.
A Michigan library staff reportedly made a man who showed up at a library party with a holstered weapon so uncomfortable that he left. “Nothing in the law says they have the right to be co
The issue of medical marijuana plagues Birmingham as city residents address the Birmingham City Commission with their concerns.
Birmingham residents gathered for a meeting that never took place as a massive rezoning public hearing was postponed Monday.
A proposal to tear down two wings of Baldwin Library and rebuild the facility was hotly contested.
Supporters say libraries still play vital roles in communities, but some detractors say the timing isn't right for plan to build "Taj Mahal" of libraries.
With the economic benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
The case isn't about race, Justice Anthony Kennedy said, but about whether the state's voters can choose to prohibit consideration of racial preferences.
Disease has taken its toll on a tree that has been a favorite of Birmingham kids for years, and the City Commission has made the difficult decision that it must come down.
Fracking, the process used to force oil and natural gas out from deep underground, is the subject of an upcoming town hall meeting in Rochester Hills.
The relationship between Oakland County and Hai’an, China, officials has dveloped over the past two years.
So, what should you do if you encounter an axle-breaking pothole? You may be eligible for compensation from the state.
Ronnie Duke of Fenton was arrested Monday in Saline, eight months after he allegedly skipped bail on a loan fraud conviction.
The “dean of the House,” U.S. Rep. John Dingell touched landmark legislation during his more than 58 years in Congress, but decried "small-minded miserable behavior" during government sh