State News Archive

TC man injured in hit-and-run

TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a hit-and-run that left a Traverse City man injured. Sheriff’s Lt. Chris Barsheff said the incident occurred Monday at 6:17 p.m. when a man, 22, walked east along Beitner Road. He said a pickup truck headed the same direction struck the man near the Hoosier Valley […]

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 […]