South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Sunday toward its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North’s growing nuclear threat. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile launched from the western inland town of…

US spy satellite launched into orbit from California

A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Saturday. The NROL-91 spy satellite lifted off at 3:25 p.m. from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California’s Santa Barbara County. It was the last launch of a Delta 4 from the West Coast.…

Florida emergency declared as Tropical Storm Ian strengthens

Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for all of Florida on Saturday as Tropical Storm Ian gains strength over the Caribbean and is forecast to become a major hurricane within days as it tracks toward the state. DeSantis had initially issued the emergency order for two dozen counties on Friday. But he expanded…

Michigan State football game score vs. Minnesota: Live updates

Michigan State Spartans game time, TV channel info, radio, score, live updates and analysis as they play the Minnesota Golden Gophers in East Lansing        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Michigan football makes clutch plays late to avoid Maryland upset, 34-27

Michigan Wolverines defense came up with 2 interceptions, Ronnie Bell had a big catch on 3rd down and Blake Corum ran hard to help stave off Maryland        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Michigan football got its first test against Maryland. It (mostly) passed

Should Michigan football have scheduled a tougher slate before Big Ten play? It’s tough to say, argues Shawn Windsor.        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Let’s have some music’: Elton John plays White House

“God bless you, let’s have some music,” said Elton John. With that, the White House South Lawn was transformed into a musical lovefest Friday night as John played a farewell gig to honor everyday “heroes” like teachers, nurses and AIDS activists. But as it turns out, the event was also to honor the 75-year-old British…

Arizona judge: State can enforce near-total abortion ban

Arizona can enforce a near-total ban on abortions that has been blocked for nearly 50 years, a judge ruled Friday, meaning clinics statewide will have to stop providing the procedures to avoid the filing of criminal charges against doctors and other medical workers. The judge lifted a decades-old injunction that blocked enforcement of the law…

Radio news anchor killed, 4 others injured in Chesterfield Township

Jim Matthews spent nearly seven years as WWJ 950′s solid, dependable overnight news anchor. Jim Matthews, whose legal name was Jim Nicolai, was found murdered in his Chesterfield Township condo Friday (Sept. 23). His 35-year-old girlfriend and mother of his two young children were in the home along with their ten-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter.…

Juvenile jail in ‘disaster’ mode: Complaints of youths locked in rooms for days

Complaints grow about Wayne County’s juvenile jail amid the state’s approval of lower standards on staffing levels, lockdowns due to understaffing.        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Xylazine, the newest killer street drug in Michigan: What you need to know

Xylazine, an animal tranquilizer, is showing up in fentanyl. Unlike opioids, which may be reversed with Narcan, there’s no antidote for xylazine.        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Benson, Nessel up big in new poll as GOP challengers struggle with name recognition

More than three out of four people polled didn’t recognize the names of the Republicans running for attorney general and secretary of state.        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

US Supreme Court says Alabama can carry out execution

A divided U.S. Supreme Court said Alabama can proceed Thursday night with the execution of an inmate convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting. Justices in a 5-4 decision vacated an injunction that had prevented the lethal injunction of Alan Miller going forward. The decision reversed rulings by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and…

Millennials, assembled: At UN, younger leaders rise

A young president at the U.N. General Assembly touted millennial status symbols like coffee, outdoor adventure and Bitcoin. Another admitted in front of the famous green marble that it was harder to govern a country than to protest in its streets. A foreign minister, once shunned for having only a bachelor’s degree, warned against indifference.…

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for joint drills

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in the South Korean port of Busan on Friday ahead of the two countries’ joint military exercise that aims to show their strength against growing North Korean threats. The joint drills will be the first involving a U.S. aircraft carrier in the region since 2017, when the…

New Oxford High shooting details emerge in lawsuit against school district

One of the suspected Oxford shooter’s teachers wrote to a school administrator that the student’s work appeared to skew violent.        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Ford announces team shake-up after supply chain warning for Wall Street

Ford said that these latest leadership changes would “strengthen product creation and transform global supply chain management.”        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Michigan abortion proposal has strong support, poll shows

Sixty-four percent surveyed said they plan to support a constitutional amendment to add an explicit right to abortions in Michigan’s constitution.        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Renowned author Joan Didion honored by hundreds at memorial

Joan Didion’s precision with words extended even to ones she would never live to hear, such as those used during a small, private service this spring at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. “She left very clear directions about what she wanted to happen at that service,” the Very Rev. Patrick Malloy said Wednesday…

Trump docs probe: Court lifts hold on Mar-a-Lago records

In a stark repudiation of Donald Trump’s legal arguments, a federal appeals court on Wednesday permitted the Justice Department to resume its use of classified records seized from the former president’s Florida estate as part of its ongoing criminal investigation. The ruling from a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th…

Putin orders partial military call-up, sparking protests

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists Wednesday to bolster his forces in Ukraine, a deeply unpopular move that sparked rare protests across the country and led to almost 1,200 arrests. The risky order follows humiliating setbacks for Putin’s troops nearly seven months after they invaded Ukraine. The first such call-up in…

Kirtland’s warbler could become Michigan’s new state bird, giving robin the boot

U.P. legislator proposes replacing the common robin with a plucky, once-endangered bird found almost exclusively in Michigan        Top Featured Tags: – Michigan NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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