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Michigan Congressman Proposes Lower Lead Limit For Tap Water

LANSING (AP) – A Michigan congressman is proposing a tougher national limit for lead in drinking water in response to the crisis in Flint.

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Murder Warrant Authorized For Fugitive Wanted In Girlfriend's Slaying

PONTIAC (WWJ) – Authorities in Oakland County are still hunting for a murder suspect who allegedly suffocated his girlfriend and stuffed her body in a closet. 249 more words


1 Killed, 2 Injured When Wrong-Way Driver Strikes Semi-Truck On Ramp To Ambassador Bridge

DETROIT (WWJ) – Police have reopened the ramps from I-75 and I-96 to the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit following a fatal accident involving a wrong-way driver. 221 more words


State Police Posts Collecting Expired, Unused Prescriptions

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan State Police posts statewide are serving as drop-off points for expired, unwanted or unused prescription drugs.

Authorities say Saturday’s events at 29 posts are part of an effort to curb prescription drug abuse. 91 more words


Woman In 'Fatal Desire' Case Admits Guilt In Prison Letters

FLINT, Mich. (AP) – A prosecutor says a Flint-area woman who was convicted of enticing her online boyfriend to kill her husband in 1999 has admitted her role in letters from prison. 114 more words


Police Believe They've Captured Man Of Few Words And Wheels In Connection With Bank Robbery

BYRON, Mich. (AP) – The getaway vehicle had only two wheels.

Authorities say they captured a man who’s accused of robbing a bank in Shiawassee County and fleeing on a bicycle. 65 more words


Police Arrest Fugitive Wanted In 2012 Wrong-Way Fatal Freeway Crash

DETROIT (WWJ) – An elusive fugitive has been arrested after Michigan State Police say he evaded authorities for nearly 3 and-a-half years.

MSP Lt. Calvin Hart says 36-year-old Christopher Gaines drove the wrong way on I-96 in Detroit in December of 2012 and hit another car head-on. 157 more words