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Mother, adult son charged in 2016 slaying of her husband

Apr. 23, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit woman and her adult son have been charged in the slaying of her 60-year-old husband whose body was found in the trunk of a burning car. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says 67-year-old Beatrice Flint-Tennyson was arraigned Sunday on charges of murder, tampering with...

Options examined at flood-damaged park in southwest Michigan

Apr. 16, 2019 8:39 AM EDT

NILES, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan city is trying to decide what to do about a popular park that's been closed for more than a year due to flood damage. The South Bend Tribune reports Island Park in the St. Joseph River had been affected by earlier floods, but the severe February 2018 flooding...

EPA: No known toxic releases at flooded Superfund sites

Mar. 28, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

MEAD, Neb. (AP) — Flooding in the Midwest temporarily cut off a Superfund site in Nebraska that stores radioactive waste and explosives, inundated another one storing toxic chemical waste in Missouri, and limited access to others, according to federal regulators. The Environmental Protection Agency on...

Man sentenced for wife's slaying inside marijuana grow room

Mar. 26, 2019 6:36 AM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A man convicted in the fatal shooting of his wife inside a marijuana grow room in their southwestern Michigan home has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. John Lewis was given the mandatory punishment Monday in a Berrien County courtroom after a jury in February found...