“Enbridge eviction” celebration at McGulpin Point Lighthouse (Michigan Advance/Laina G. Stebbins)
Nessel Draws Broad Support From Tribal Nations in Line 5 Lawsuit

A coalition of tribal nations from across the Midwest and Canada on Monday submitted a brief supporting Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s argument to move her lawsuit to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipelines back to state court. 

Rick Johnson chairs the committee as it meets before a capacity crowd in Lansing, Mich., June 26, 2017, at the first open meeting of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Board. (Dale G Young/Detroit News via AP, File)
Former Lawmaker Who Led Michigan Marijuana Board Sent to Prison for Bribery

A man formerly known as a powerful Michigan lawmaker was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in federal prison for accepting bribes as head of a marijuana licensing board.

In this March 21, 2016, file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Michigan’s Top Court Won’t Revive Flint Water Charges Against 7 Key Figures

The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a last-chance effort to revive criminal charges against seven people in the Flint water scandal, waving away an appeal by prosecutors who have desperately tried to get around a 2022 decision that gutted the cases.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at the Caro Psychiatric Hospital on June 5.
Jury Clears 3 Men in Last Trial Tied to Plot to Kidnap Whitmer

A jury acquitted three men Friday in the last trial connected to a plan to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a scheme that was portrayed as an example of homegrown terrorism on the eve of the 2020 presidential election.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel speaks during a news conference, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, outside of the Genesee County Sheriff's Office in Flint. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP, File)
Nessel Calls ‘Ghost Gun’ Regulation Reinstated by SCOTUS ‘Essential’

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday narrowly voted to reinstate a Biden Administration policy against so-called  “ghost guns,” which Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says is “essential” to efforts at curbing gun violence.

A non-partisan poll election challenger observes election inspectors as they begin to count ballots on Election Day at City Hall in Warren in Macomb County in 2020. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Judge Dismisses Macomb County GOP Suit to Decertify 2020 Election

BY ANNA LIZ NICHOLS, MICHIGAN ADVANCE A lawsuit by Macomb County Republicans to decertify the 2020 election, in which President Joe Biden defeated former President Donald Trump in Michigan, was dismissed Wednesday. Judge Paul L. Maloney of the US District Court for the Western District of Michigan dismissed the lawsuit filed by the Macomb County...

Disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Nassar Survivors Sue MSU Over ‘Secret Decisions’ on Releasing Documents

Women who were sexually assaulted by former Michigan State University sports doctor Larry Nassar filed a lawsuit Thursday saying school officials made "secret decisions" about releasing documents in the case.