IRONWOOD, Mich. (AP) - Parts of Michigan's Upper Peninsula got more than a foot of snow during spring storms this week. Ironwood got more than 10 inches in a 24-hour period starting on Wednesday. Several Marquette-area schools closed Thursday. Up to 18 inches fell this week in parts of the western Upper Peninsula.
DETROIT (AP) - A Michigan lawmaker who says she and her husband mistakenly took a property tax break on a rental property they own in suburban Detroit has paid $4,550 to Wayne County and a nonprofit to make up for the error. Democratic state Representative Rashida Tlaib paid more than $1,800 to Wayne County and the rest to United Community Housing Coalition. Tlaib says it's an "easy mistake to make."
IONIA, Mich. (AP) - A man who escaped from a Michigan prison in February is due in court next week to face escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges. Michael Elliot was captured in Indiana on February 3rd. Authorities say Elliot slipped under gates and made holes in fences to get away before carjacking a woman in Ionia. The woman got away in Indiana.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) - Battle Creek police plan to review their use-of-force policies following an arrest that led to a $31,000 settlement. Interim Police Chief Jim Blocker has asked the state police and an expert in use of police force to review the 2012 arrest of a Battle Creek man. Kenneth Moye later pleaded guilty to resisting and obstructing police.
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