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Jail inmates fix up bikes donated to children

The re-CYCLE program is gaining traction in Michigan's Oakland County near Detroit, and the sheriff's department says more bikes are needed for inmates to work on and give out to those in need.

Michigan cop had framed KKK item in home

A Michigan police officer has been placed on administrative leave after potential home buyers said they discovered Confederate flags and Ku Klux Klan paraphernalia while touring his home.

Larry Nassar's former boss at MSU gets jail time

A former Michigan State University dean has been sentenced to a year in jail over accusations he harassed female students and failed to properly oversee Larry Nassar, the disgraced associate professor and physician.

Human trafficking suspect on ICE's Most Wanted list arrested

The suspected ringleader of a human trafficking and narcotics network who'd been on US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Most Wanted list was arrested Wednesday night in Michigan after a manhunt that lasted more than two years, an agency spokesman said.

Granholm: Dems need to convince voters they're strong on economy

As the 2020 Democrats fan out across the country trying to convince voters they would be better shepherds of the US economy than President Donald Trump, some Democrats like former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm are questioning whether they are connecting with the voters of the industrial Midwest who believe Trump is fighting for them.

Bernie Sanders heads to Canada with diabetes patients

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is heading to Canada on Sunday with Type 1 diabetes patients seeking cheaper insulin to highlight what he calls the "corruption" of pharmaceutical companies and the toll taken on Americans who can't afford the medicine.