An endangered gorilla was killed by zoo officials at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday after a four-year-old boy snuck into the animal's enclosure, raising larger questions about keeping wild animals in captivity.
Gov. Rick Snyder called off an internal State Police investigation of the Flint water crisis today after letters from the Attorney General stated that multiple investigations could hinder progress in solving the public health crisis.
A prosecutor in Detroit has filed multiple charges against the relatives of two children who shot themselves in separate incidents. The shootings are among eight other shootings in Detroit where children have shot themselves or others in the past 17 months.
The release of evidence from investigations of police misconduct comes at a time when violence in some Chicago neighborhoods is growing, even as the city struggles to rebuild trust between city neighborhoods and the Chicago police.
In a report released Wednesday, the State Department's Inspector General harshly criticized former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but also indicated that the department's record-keeping practices may need revamping.
New concerns over the acquisition of land in the path of the Dakota Access's Bakken Pipeline, as well as environmental and historical questions, could delay construction of the $3.8-billion Midwest project in Iowa.