In Illinois, Democrats – long supported by labor unions – have majorities in the House and Senate – and will have veto-proof majorities starting in January — and Gov. Pat Quinn also is a Democrat.
An Amtrak passenger train that left the tracks near Niles, Mich., Sunday was reportedly switched to the wrong track.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Brendan Gibbons made a 38-yard field goal with 5 seconds left, lifting No. 23 Michigan to a 12-10 win over Michigan State on Saturday. The Wolverines (5-2, 3-0 Big Ten) […]
This time, Notre Dame made sure Denard Robinson and Michigan had no shot at a last-minute victory.
Michigan State Police are still trying to identify a woman who was murdered and left on the side of a road 20 years ago this month.
A family from San Francisco is furious, after their young daughter was stranded for hours at O’Hare International Airport as she flew alone to a camp in Michigan.
As of midday Thursday, a Michigan couple promoting awareness of postpartum depression were 41 miles into their swim across Lake Michigan.
Dr. Donald Liu, a Chicago surgeon who devoted his life to saving the lives of children, died Sunday as he tried to rescue two young boys in Lake Michigan.
A Chicago woman on a rowing mission says she won’t be deterred by a sexual attack on her over the weekend in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
July is National Blueberry Month! What better way to celebrate this momentous event than taking the family out on a day trip to pick some berries? Here are a few farms within a day’s driving distance that will let you pick their berries and take them home to make blueberry pie, blueberry jam, blueberry muffins, or to just enjoy alone.
A popular restaurant and bar in New Buffalo, Mich., was badly damaged after a fire erupted while patrons were dining inside.
Across the lake this Fourth of July weekend, the State of Michigan is using some ear-catching messages to reach men who might drink and drive during the Fourth-of-July weekend.
U.S. Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein will be racing in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this fall after he returns from the London Olympics, the Marathon announced Tuesday.
A Detroit area pizza chain is honoring each of the five Great Lakes in pizza form – and their efforts will benefit a Chicago-based environmental group.
Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.
NATO protesters, including Occupy Chicago members, briefly shut down the Michigan Avenue bridge and slowed traffic around the Loop in an impromptu march following a peaceful rally held by a nurse’s union at Daley Plaza this afternoon.
Lake Forest-based Solo Cup Co. has been acquired in a $1 billion deal with a Michigan-based food container firm.
Ohio shot 51.2 percent and held Michigan to 40.7 percent shooting, including 7 for 23 from 3-point range, typically the Wolverines’ comfort zone.
Illinois (17-13, 6-11) closed to within 40-39 with just over 15 minutes left. But the Illini missed three chances to tie the game or take a lead.
Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney’s victory in the Republican primary in Michigan was essentially a tie in terms of delegate allotment.