State News Archive

Arizona AG sues GM for $3 billion tied to recalls

ARIZONA — Arizona’s attorney general has sued General Motors, alleging that the automaker had defrauded the state’s consumers of an estimated $3 billion by delaying a recall of cars with defective ignition switches. The lawsuit suggests GM deliberately misled owners of the recalled vehicles. GM issued a statement challenging the allegations. “We have reviewed the […]

Physicians urge whooping cough vaccination, cases continue to increase

TRAVERSE CITY — Physicians are urging children and adults to get up-to-date vaccinations in the wake of a growing whooping cough outbreak rooted in a local charter school, but not all parents want to immunize their children for reasons medical or otherwise. By Friday, Grand Traverse County health officials confirmed 15 confirmed local cases of Pertussis, commonly known […]

TC man arrested for unlawful entry

TRAVERSE CITY — A woman’s evening meal was interrupted when a man she didn’t know walked into her Long Lake Township home claiming he had been shot. The man, 25, of Traverse City, entered the home through an unlocked sliding glass door on Monday at 5:50 p.m. The woman, 36, called 911 when the man would […]

Kingsley boy takes plea in gun case

TRAVERSE CITY — A former Kingsley Middle School student took a plea deal after authorities charged him with a crime for carrying a loaded handgun to school. Grand Traverse County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Noelle Moeggenberg said the boy, 11, appeared in juvenile court today and entered a guilty plea to a carrying a concealed weapon charge. The […]