An independent study conducted by Michigan State University researchers found that Black drivers are pulled over more than any other racial group in the state. The results also showed Black and Hispanic drivers are more likely than White and Asian drivers to be arrested after a traffic stop. Michigan State Police Director Col. Joe Gasper says..
Michigan State Police leaders are promising improvements after a study found a disproportionately high number of Black drivers are stopped by troopers. The study by the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice also found Black drivers were more likely to be searched and more likely to be arrested. The data comes from information on..
The National Science Foundation is awarding Michigan State University about $22 million to further research into evolution. The University’s BEACON Center will use the funding to study how and why various organisms have changed over time. Center Director Erik Goodman says the institution usually has about a hundred different projects going on at once involving the evolution..
Marissa Gawel/WDET Michigan State University professors say they expect state tourism will grow this year. Assistant Professor Dan McCole says, compared to the rest of the country, the tourism industry in Michigan is doing a little better than average. He says travel spending is beginning to stabilize as the state emerges from the recession. “We think that..