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Michigan man shot by police charged with assault

Jan. 16, 2019 1:52 PM EST

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old Michigan man shot by police after officers say he charged at them with a knife has been released from a hospital and charged with assault and other crimes. Port Huron police said Wednesday Genio Morgan of Lexington is in a St. Clair County detention center after being...

Michigan State president faces ouster amid Nassar fallout

Jan. 16, 2019 1:36 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's Board of Trustees will seek to oust interim President John Engler if he doesn't resign amid criticism of comments he has made about victims of imprisoned ex-sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar, a trustee said Wednesday. Brian Mosallam told The Associated Press...

The Latest: Michigan State trustees plan vote to oust Engler

Jan. 16, 2019 12:53 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the criticism of Michigan State's president from the Larry Nassar fallout (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A Michigan State University trustee says the board will seek to oust interim school President John Engler if he doesn't resign amid criticism of his handling of...

Michigan State trustee says "the votes are there" to oust interim President John Engler if he doesn't resign

Jan. 16, 2019 12:35 PM EST
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State trustee says "the votes are there" to oust interim President John Engler if he doesn't resign.

Authorities: Inmate injures 2 Michigan corrections officers

Jan. 16, 2019 12:29 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate lashed out while being questioned about his behavior by prison officials in southern Michigan, injuring two corrections officers. Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman Chris Gautz tells an officer was speaking with the prisoner Monday at the...

ACLU: Government mistakenly wanted to deport US veteran

Jan. 16, 2019 11:37 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen born in Michigan, lawyers said Wednesday. Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, 27, lives in the Grand Rapids area. He was released on Dec. 17...

Kentucky coroner: Wrong-way driver in fatal crash was drunk

Jan. 16, 2019 10:55 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky official says the wrong-way driver who killed a vacationing Michigan family on Interstate 75 had a blood-alcohol content more than three times the legal limit. Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn says in a statement that 41-year-old Joey Bailey of Georgetown had a .306...

Authorities: Icy Michigan roads blamed in fatal crash

Jan. 16, 2019 10:32 AM EST

CHELSEA, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say icy Michigan roads were a factor in at least one fatal crash as freezing rain brought hazardous driving conditions. Chelsea Fire Department Capt. Chris Smyth tells that a man died after crashing into a jackknifed semi on Interstate 94 near Chelsea about 2:30...

Judge dismisses felony in officer's beating of naked woman

Jan. 16, 2019 10:09 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A judge has dismissed a felony charge against a Detroit police corporal in the beating of a naked, combative woman who prosecutors say was having a mental breakdown inside an emergency room triage unit. The Detroit News reports that Judge Cylenthia Miller dismissed the misconduct in office...

Authorities: Carbon monoxide suspected in 2 Michigan deaths

Jan. 16, 2019 9:45 AM EST

EXETER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly woman and her adult son whose bodies were found inside their southeastern Michigan home over the weekend may have died of carbon monoxide poisoning. The Monroe County sheriff's office says 83-year-old Alice Kiebler and Mark Kiebler, who was in his...