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# Michigan

This year
# Shooting
Police ‘have no idea’ of motive of gunman who killed three at Michigan State University
Three people died and five remain in critical condition in hospital after the shooting.
# US Shooting
Three dead, five wounded in US university campus shooting
Shortly after midnight the gunman shot himself.
Last year
# Michigan
Sixteen year old boy admits murdering four students in US school shooting
Ethan Crumbley withdrew his intent to pursue an insanity defence as part of the plea
# Trial
Two men found guilty of conspiring to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer
It was the second trial for the pair after a jury in April could not reach a unanimous verdict.
# Michigan
Maguire and Reid left with work to do as Swedish duo share lead at LPGA team tournament
The Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational is a two-player team tournament being held in Michigan.
# Michigan
Parents of teenager charged in school shooting to stand trial
The gun used in the Oxford High School shooting was given to Ethan Crumbley as an early Christmas present, prosecutors have said.
All time
# Ethan Crumbley
Judge delays case against parents of teenager accused over Michigan school shooting
Prosecutor Karen McDonald asked that the Michigan community be given ‘time to heal’ during the holiday season.
# Ethan Crumbley
Parents of teenager accused over Michigan school shooting arrested
They were charged after investigators in Michigan said the husband bought the gun used by Ethan Crumbley.
# Oxford High School
Boy (15) charged over Michigan high school shooting that left four dead
Charges against 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley were announced on Wednesday.
# Oxford Township
Three students killed and six injured in Michigan high school shooting
A 15-year-old has been arrested.
# US Elections
Trump attempts to leverage power of office to subvert Biden win
It comes amid criticism that Trump’s efforts to subvert the results of the election could do long-lasting damage to democratic traditions.
# on the run
Man on the run for 50 years after giving police the slip at his grandmother's funeral arrested by the FBI
Leonard Moses adopted a new identity and became a travelling pharmacist in Michigan.
# unrest
Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’
Protests by Trump supporters took place in multiple locations, whereas other marchers demanded every vote must be counted.
# election 2020
Joe Biden: 'When the count is finished, we believe we will be the winners'
Joe Biden said his ticket will have more votes than any other in American history.
FBI agents foil plot to kidnap Michigan Democratic Governor
The six men charged in federal court plotted for months, consulting and training with members of a group that federal authorities described as a militia.
# US
Armed protesters enter Michigan parliament building to demand end to lockdown
The men demanded the Democratic governor lift strict coronavirus lockdown orders.
# Coronavirus
Hundreds protest over Michigan governor’s social distancing order
Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she was ‘really disappointed’ to see protesters close together without masks.
# joementum
Bernie Sanders dealt a blow as rival Joe Biden takes Michigan primary win
It was the first primary since the number of candidates was effectively whittled down to two.
# Extreme Weather
Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.
# Michigan
Man sues parents for throwing away his €25k porn collection
The 40-year-old man’s father told him he had done him a favour by getting rid of his 12 boxes of films and magazines.
# grand rapids
'Ridiculous bullsh*t': Trump hits out at 'single greatest hoax' at first rally since Mueller report
Trump called for those behind the investigation into his campaign to be held “accountable”.
# Jason dalton
Uber driver gets life sentence after killing six people in US shooting spree
Jason Dalton admitted shooting eight people in three locations in between picking up passengers for Uber.
# Michigan
US police searching for girl missing since 1979 say there could be 7 bodies hidden in woods
An area 50 kilometres from Detroit was being searched again today.
# Fergus Connolly
Irishman resigns from prestigious American football job after alleged drink driving incident
Fergus Connolly was arrested last month.
# Big House
United and Liverpool set to meet in 107,000-capacity college football stadium
Michigan’s ‘Big House’ is the second biggest stadium in the world.
# Water station
This tiny Michigan town is in a giant water fight with Nestlé
Residents are complaining that Nestlé’s water extraction techniques are ruining the environment.
# Michigan
Father of three victims of Larry Nassar lunges at the former doctor in court
The father asked the judge for “five minutes” in a locked room with Nassar.
# Detroit
Michigan mother jailed for a week for refusing to vaccinate her son
Rebecca Bredow said that to do so would go against her beliefs.
# gun laws
Two toddlers shot by playmate at Michigan daycare
The three-year-olds were hospitalised following the incident.
# fire in the hole
Michigan man uses firework to knock out bees' nest, burns building down by mistake
Fortunately, no-one was injured.
# Michigan
Airport evacuated in US after police officer stabbed in the neck
A witness said he saw the officer bleeding from his neck and a knife nearby at the airport in Flint, Michigan.
# flint
Head of Michigan health department charged with manslaughter over a city's lead-contaminated water
Nick Lyon is accused of failing to alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area.
# robyn's life
'We don't have the money for this' - Dublin mother pleads for funding for daughter's cancer treatment
12-year-old Robyn Smyth has been battling a rare form of cancer known as neuroblastoma for the past nine years.
# open carry
'I will put a round in you, sir': Armed men walk into US police station to 'lodge complaint'
The men, who are open carry advocates, were attempting to test whether officers would honour their legal right to carry guns.
# Not happy
Donald Trump calls election recount 'a scam'
Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
# Court
"No warning signs" that prisoner who stole gun and killed two bailiffs would turn violent
Larry Darnell Gordon shot the two men after wrestling a gun from one of them.
# officers down
Courthouse shooting: Two bailiffs and gunman dead after shooting in Michigan
Another two people including a sheriff’s deputy were injured.
# hello
WATCH: Man apologises in court by singing Adele
“Hello there, your honour. I want to say I’m sorry for the things I’ve done.”
# Kalamazoo
Michigan shooting spree suspect says Uber app took over his mind
Jason Dalton is charged with fatally shooting six people in and around Kalamazoo.
# Jason Brian Dalton
Michigan shooting spree suspect confirmed as Uber driver
Investigators believe that Dalton was still looking for fares after the shooting rampage.