A jury found a white Michigan man who shot at a black teen asking for directions guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily harm. The verdict, delivered on Friday, may have hinged on a home surveillance video that captured 53-year-old Jeffrey Craig Zeigler walking onto his porch and firing his gun at…
Many of us were horrified (and beyond furious) when we heard news of a white man urinating on a black girl child and calling her a racial slur in an alley in Western Michigan. Yet prosecutors in the case are now saying the children involved in the incident made the story up.
The family of a missing Michigan teenager received a text demanding that a ransom be paid for the girl’s safe return.
A Clio, Mich., activist woke up Tuesday morning to find his vehicle horribly vandalized.
A Southfield, Mich., woman is accusing Target of racial profiling in a lawsuit that claims she was forced to strip in front of male employees to prove that she did not steal a bathing suit.
During his millionth rally to drum up support for the presidential office that he already holds, Donald Trump told those in attendance that he had an answer for farmers who he noted may suffer “a little pain for a little while” because of his administration’s shady trade deals with several foreign partners.
While the rest of the “alt-right” was gathered at a Hilton in Washington, D.C., for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the president was busy stroking his ego by holding another rally for himself, this time in Michigan, and lying, again, about crowd size.
Jeffery Craig Zeigler, a 53-year-old retired firefighter, was charged with assault with intent to murder and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony on Friday. Zeigler was charged after authorities say he shot at a 14-year-old, Brennan Walker, who was trying to get directions to get to school after…
A 14-year-old boy nearly lost his life after being shot at while trying to stop at a home in Rochester Hills, Mich., to ask for directions to school.
Charles Weatherspoon was preparing lunch for his family Jan. 4 when he told his son, Charles, to run some vitamins up to his sister, A’layah. Charles came back moments later from his sister’s room, telling his father that A’layah was playing a prank and pretending to be asleep.
Ypsilanti, Mich., families are demanding answers after an email with threatening, racist language was sent to six black students at Washtenaw International Middle Academy.
The owner of Darb’s Tavern & Eatery in Mason, Mich., is attempting to apologize after staff members decided it was a cute idea to give a biracial co-worker a watermelon for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, complete with “Happy 1/2 MLK” and “Happy Black Day” written across the fruit.
Ian Conyers—the 29-year-old great-nephew of former Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.)—officially launched his campaign Friday for the U.S. House of Representatives to win his great-uncle’s 13th District seat, after the legendary politician was forced to resign amid sexual harassment allegations.
A Michigan woman is alleging that Saks Fifth Avenue employees profiled her after she made some high-end purchases at their store last week.
Police in Coldwater, Mich., are facing a federal civil rights lawsuit after one woman, 31-year-old Tiffany McNeil, claims that they used excessive force during her arrest in a brutal and bloody incident caught on camera, and then lied about what happened.
To have the Grand Rapids, Mich., police tell it, they don’t know the difference between an 11-year-old black girl and a 40-year-old white woman. At least, that’s the excuse police offered for why they handcuffed and held 11-year-old Honestie Hodges at gunpoint Wednesday.
Rep. John Conyers, who has served in the U.S. House of Representatives for more than 50 years, said this week that he was not going to resign his seat over accusations of sexually harassing female staffers.
In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal last month, Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) brought forward much-needed legislation aimed at curbing sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. But according to some of Lawrence’s former aides, she hasn’t done enough to fight it in her own office.
On Oct. 23, 12 Oakland County, Mich., communities spent roughly nine days without water after a major water main break. Almost 305,000 people were affected by the break.
Five teen thugs from Michigan are facing charges of second-degree murder for allegedly throwing rocks over an overpass and killing a 32-year-old father of four.