Judge holds hearing on ban of same-sex benefits
A judge is being asked to call a time-out in a lawsuit that challenges a Michigan law banning same-sex benefits in public schools and local…
ACLU sues state, wants gay marriages recognized
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a judge to force the state of Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed…
Snyder approves $27.6 million in outdoor grants
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation approving more than $27.6 million in grants from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund.
Detroit to auction abandonded homes online
Detroit officials will soon have a new tool to help them fight blight: an auction website to give vacant, city-owned houses to people willing…
Toddler twins die 4 days after mother's wedding
They were born together, and four days after serving as flower girls in their mother's wedding, they died together.
Fifth suspect charged in Utash beating
A 19-year-old man is expected to be arraigned in the mob beating of a suburban Detroit motorist who stopped his pickup truck after…
VIDEO: Izzo honors memory of Princess Lacey
Michigan State's head basketball coach Tom Izzo honored the memory of 8-year-old Spartan fan Lacey Holsworth who lost her battle to…
Sheriff IDs body found in lake as MI doc
The Kalamazoo County sheriff's department has positively identified the body found in an Indiana Lake as Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick.
City to take action vs. blighted building owners
The city of Detroit plans to post legal notices and take court action if needed against owners of blighted properties in one neighborhood.
Streetlight improvement project event in Detroit
A groundbreaking is scheduled on a lighting system replacement project on Detroit's southwest side.
GM to make electric car announcement Tuesday
General Motors is expected to make a big announcement Tuesday, regarding an investment in electric car research.
Police say body of Teleka Patrick may be found
Authorities say the body of a woman has been found in a northwestern Indiana lake near where they conducted a January search for a missing…
GM aks bankruptcy judge for lawsuit protection
General Motors says it will ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims involving conduct before its 2009 bankruptcy.
Hundreds rescued after ferry sinks off S. Korea
Dozens of rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to save more than 470 people, including many high school students, caught on a…
7 Action News hosts Detroit 2020 Awards
On Tuesday, 7 Action News hosted the third annual Detroit 2020 Awards with the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences choir providing the…
New deals reached in bankruptcy pension battle
Sources inside closed-door mediation tell 7 Action News two major players in Detroit's Bankruptcy case have just reached tentative agreements.
Boston police destroy backpacks at marathon site
Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line. They say they've taken a man into custody in…
Police say man sexually assaulted young girls
Taylor Police say a 67-year-old man has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting several young girls.
Hillary Clinton book to be released June 10
Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book on her time as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be released on June 10.
Obama, Senate Dems take aim at gender pay gap
Obama on Tuesday planned to sign an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from retaliating against workers who discuss their pay.
Are politics deciding what potholes are fixed?
US Rep Mike Rogers won't seek re-election
Seven-term Republican Congressman Mike Rogers of Michigan says he won't seek re-election.
Bill requires drug tests for welfare recipients
Some welfare recipients in Michigan would have to undergo drug tests under a bill moving through the state legislature.
Lawyer settles claim, Cushingberry a no-show
Detroit City Council President Pro Tem George Cushingberry was scheduled to appear in court Monday morning for the infamous "Failure to…