News Briefs

Students participate in the Ann Arbor Climate Strike on the Diag Friday afternoon.

Thursday morning, Judge Karen Valvo of the 15th District Court dismissed trespassing


The Ann Arbor Police Department announced the addition of a Special Victims Unit to its detective bureau on Wednesday. 


U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., released a statement Tuesday in response to the modified North American Free Trade Agreement, now revamped to be the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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The Michigan Union will officially reopen on Jan. 13, 2020.

The Michigan Union, which is nearing the end of its 20-month renovation process, will officially reopen on Jan. 13, 2020, according to the University

An Ann Arbor Police Officer is now under investigation for conduct concerns.

According to a press release shared by the Ann Arbor Police Department, Officer Michael Alvarez has been placed on temporary paid leave due to allegations concerning his conduct prior to joining AAPD. AAPD is currently carrying out an internal investigation to assess the allegations.

The University of Michigan’s Mcity Driverless Shuttle was announced today to be ADA compliant.

The Americans with Disabilities Compliance Review of the University of Michigan’s Mcity Driverless Shuttle Program has been resolved “amicably,” the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan announced today. 

A 17-year-old boy is believed to be the first vape-injured patient in the U.S. to receive a double lung transplant in order to save his life. 


A Michigan judge blocked Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s statewide ban on flavored nicotine vaping products by issuing a preliminary injunction against the ban on Tuesday.


Late Tuesday morning, Bobby Reyes, a 14-year-old boy who was pronounced brain dead after suffering an asthma attack on Sept. 21, died when mechanical ventilation was discontinued in his room at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. 

On Sunday Oct. 13, three men opened fire in an Ann Arbor marijuana dispensary, MLive reported.