Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:42:36 GMT
Now, the Saginaw native and Michigan junior majoring in computer engineering is frequently recognized in public and asked to pose for photos with complete strangers. He's the inspiration for memes and was even a trophy presenter at the 2015 College Football Awards Show.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:11:02 GMT
Everyone in the world knew Jim Harbaugh's motivation for scheduling a satellite camp at Fairfield High School in June. Even the kid knew.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:56:40 GMT
Timberlake flew from California to Tennessee to vote early this week, but his posting of an image of himself at the voting booth on Instagram on Monday drew questions about whether he was breaking the law. A Tennessee law that took effect earlier this year bars voters from taking photographs or video while they're inside a polling location.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:50:45 GMT
Mark Dantonio sensed the skepticism in the assembled media before him, as his Michigan State team gets ready to play Michigan as a three-touchdown underdog this Saturday at home. "Can we win? Yeah, we can win," Dantonio said.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:37:48 GMT
In big election years like this one, the two major parties typically host election night parties where candidates and party officials gather to hopefully celebrate their victories. a the state Republican Party is taking this year off, citing the cost and the fact there isn't a statewide race at the top of ticket or special connection to GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump or his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:03:24 GMT
While the victor of this year's rivalry game between Michigan and Michigan State must still be decided, Wolverine country has already won when it comes to heart health. Ann Arbor tied Boulder, Colorado for the top spot on a recent Gallup-Healthways well-being survey.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:17:19 GMT
A survivor of the attack lies in hospital in the town of Mandera, Kenya, near the border with Somalia, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. Islamic extremist gunmen from neighboring Somalia killed a number of people in an attack on non-Muslims in Kenya's northern Mandera County, an official said Tuesday.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:36:21 GMT
A book just came out this year that seizes on more than 50 of the bloodiest bits of 300 years of Michigan history and presents them in a 160-page book. By our reckoning, that's about three pages per scalping, but that's probably a good thing, as the book seems to be a page-turning, breezy jaunt down a blood-soaked memory lane, right down to gory photographs.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:17:58 GMT
An estimated 652,090 Michigan residents -- about 6.5 percent of the state's population -- were born outside the United States, according to an estimate released last month by the U.S. Census Bureau. In 2015, about 13.5 percent of the American population was foreign-born compared to 6.5 percent in Michigan, according to the latest Census estimate.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:12:28 GMT
On Saturday, Oct. 22, nine Michigan chapters of The Links, Incorporated worked together to bring attention to the Flint water crisis.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:46:18 GMT
Michigan's ban on so-called "ballot selfies" - the act of taking a picture of one's marked ballot - cannot be enforced during the upcoming Nov. 8 general election, a federal judge ruled Monday. The ruling issued Monday afternoon is a preliminary injunction ordering Michigan's Secretary of State to not enforce the ban against photographing one's own ballot or displaying a photo taken of a ballot outside of a polling place.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:55:37 GMT
The Detroit News reports the government agency's new Space Launch System that's being created to transport humans to Mars in the 2030s relies on dozens of Michigan suppliers that build everything from steering to components covers for harnesses and cables. The company once made tooling that modeled metal for the body of every single car in Ford Motor Co.'
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:55:36 GMT
A worker does testing with the Nose Cone F35 for the NASA space program at Futuramic in Detroit, Michigan on Oct. 14, 2016. Futuramic, a former auto supplier, is now building parts for a NASA spaceship to Mars.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:41:18 GMT
A former prisoner's estate is suing medical care workers in the Michigan Department of Corrections, alleging that they didn't correctly treat the prisoner's deteriorating case of multiple sclerosis. The lawsuit claims cruel and unusual punishment and wrongful death of a prisoner named Richie Majors.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:30:52 GMT
With so much happening in the race for the White House it's easy to forget about the major state and local races that you'll see on the ballot next month. 6 News Jackson bureau reporter Aaron Dimick took a closer look at the race for Michigan's 7th Congressional district between incumbent Tim Walberg and challenger Gretchen Driskell.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:11:21 GMT
The Dearborn-based auto club says early Monday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.12 per gallon. That's about 19 cents less than it was at the same point last year.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:11:20 GMT
Atlanta police are investigating what led a Michigan woman to apparently abandon her toddler in a parked car, wander through the city and end up more than 10 miles away without remembering how she got there. Police said during a news conference that 32-year-old Crystal Hitts of Michigan was found on Saturday afternoon in Riverdale, about a dozen miles south of the bank parking lot where the girl was rescued the previous night.