Michigan among 4 states to lock up 17-year-olds as adults

Lawmakers who want Michigan to no longer automatically try 17-year-olds as adults are pointing to its outlier status as among the reasons to pass bipartisan bil
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The Latest: Dingell's family greets dozens of mourners

Dozens of people are lined up to honor John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, whose flag-covered casket is at a performing arts center in suburba
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No charges filed in fatal shooting by police officer

No charges are being filed in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man by a suburban Detroit police officer
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'Terrible' smell linked to Detroit refinery

A strong odor in the Detroit area has been blamed on a Marathon Petroleum refinery
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Geu with 22 leads North Dakota St. past W. Illinois 78-76

Deng Geu scored 22 points off the bench and North Dakota State edged Western Illinois 78-76
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Stewart's free throws win it for North Dakota

Marlon Stewart made two free throws with 1.6 seconds left to lift North Dakota to a 74-73 victory over Western Illinois
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Appeal curbs heat use by 10 percent in Michigan amid cold

Officials say Michigan residents' efforts to conserve energy during the frigid weather appear to be helping maintain natural gas service
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Natural gas shortage ends, auto plants to resume production

Dozens of Michigan auto plants and large commercial buildings that were forced to close or cut operations Thursday due to a natural gas shortage can resume prod
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The Latest: Utility OKs regular use of heat at midnight

Consumers Energy says Michigan residents can stop voluntarily lowering their thermostat at midnight Thursday.
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The Latest: At least 3 deaths in New York blamed on storm

At least three deaths in western New York are being blamed on the winter storm that has dropped more than 20 inches of snow and inflicted subzero wind chills
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Latest: Deep freeze, fast thaw punishes Detroit water mains

As much of the Midwest begins a quick thaw from the deep freeze that dropped wind chill temperatures below minus 50, crews are preparing to clean up the mess ex
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Latest: More than 4K Chicago flights cancelled since Tuesday

More than 4,000 flights have been canceled at Chicago's two international airports amid a deep freeze that brought record cold temperatures to Illinois
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Latest: Health agency tallies Illinois casualties in cold

The Illinois Department of Public Health says at least 144 people made hospital emergency-room visits and one person has died due to cold-related injuries since
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Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants

Auto plants and other big energy users throughout Southeast Michigan have closed or cut operations due to a shortage of natural gas caused by high demand and a
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Urgent appeal seeks to curb energy use in Michigan amid cold

Officials say Michigan residents' efforts to conserve energy during the frigid weather appear to be helping maintain natural gas service
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The Latest: Utility eases conservation plea ahead of warmup

Xcel Energy has lifted a request to its Minnesota natural gas customers to lower their thermostats, as concerns about conserving gas eased with the warmup in th
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The Latest: Some Illinois low temperature records shattered

Authorities say two all-time low temperature records have been broken in Illinois
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The Latest: Woman found dead in unheated Milwaukee home

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says it's investigating the death of a woman found frozen in her unheated apartment
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The Latest: Severe cold disrupts Detroit's light rail system

Detroit's light rail system suspended service due for a few hours due to the extreme cold after streetcar batteries struggled to remain charged
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The Latest: Amtrak restores Chicago service

Amtrak is beginning to restore service out of Chicago after cancelling dozens of trains this week because of the extreme cold
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The Latest: Coroner says Ohio woman died due to the cold

A coroner in Ohio says the death of a woman whose body was found in a vacant house was likely related to the dangerous cold gripping the state
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The Latest: UPS stalls deliveries in some very cold places

United Parcel Service says it has halted deliveries in about 250 zip codes in the Midwest and western New York because of concerns for the safety of those makin
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The Latest: More low temperature records set in Iowa

The dangerously cold weather is still setting low-temperature records in many Iowa communities
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The Latest: Meteorologist forecasts huge temperature spike

A meteorologist says parts of the northern U.S. are going to experience an "unprecedented" and "dramatic warm-up."
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