Who knew about it and who directed it? 'Tsunami' of legal trouble for VW in emissions scandal

...a former chief of the Justice Department's Environmental Crimes Section who is now a law professor at the University of Michigan. He called criminal charges "almost certain."But Uhlmann cautioned that hauling the executives involved into...

Clarence Smith

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - The Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Clarence C. "Smitty" Smith, 93, who entered into rest September 29, 2015, will be conducted Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock from Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, with interment following in

Feeling isolated working at home? Shared workspaces gaining ground

...want more stimulation than sitting at home and being very productive working in your pajamas all day," said University of Michigan business professor Gretchen Spreitzer, who has studied for years how people thrive at work, focusing on co-working...

Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy.Crittenden received a bachelor's degree from Yale and a law degree from the University of Michigan. She has one child and resides in Tucker.

Confederate flag case cited in Redskins trademark battle

...diagnosed with leukemia in 2013 when he was still in high school, has died. He was 20.Nash died Monday at University of Michigan Health System."Derrick was an inspiration to us all and the fight he showed will never be forgotten," Dave...

US consumer sentiment drops in May

WASHINGTON - A weak U.S. economy pulled down consumer sentiment in May.The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment dropped to 90.7 from 95.9 in April. The May reading was the lowest since November.Consumers...

US consumer confidence slides after big January gain

...gallon a month ago, according to AAA.Another measure of consumer confidence, issued late last month by the University of Michigan, showed that consumer confidence hit an 11-year high in January.Consumer confidence measures "remain at...

US consumer spending slips in December as auto sales weaken

...increased 2.5 percent, the strongest gain since 2006, roughly a year before the Great Recession started.The University of Michigan reported that its consumer sentiment index stood at 98.1 percent in January, the highest reading since 2004...

Economic growth slows, but signs are pointing up

...encouraging signs that the U.S. consumer, who drives about two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, is back.The University of Michigan released its monthly gauge of consumer sentiment Friday, finding that in January more consumers expected the...

Jim Harbaugh vows to stay the course with 49ers

...you have in being an NFL football professional."Harbaugh wouldn't discuss an NFL Network report that the University of Michigan, his alma mater, had reached out to him about its head coach vacancy."As I've said, as a principle I don't...