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Woman charged in Michigan soldier's death guilty of murder

Jul. 18, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — The wife of a U.S. Army sergeant from Michigan who plotted to kill her husband has been found guilty of murder. Kemia Hassel was convicted Thursday by a Berrien County jury in the death of Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III. The 23-year-old Hassel was fatally shot in an ambush on New Year's...

Michigan adds Jay Smith to Juwan Howard's basketball staff

Jul. 15, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Jay Smith to be on Juwan Howard's basketball staff as director of player personnel and development. The move was announced Monday. Howard also says he is retaining director of basketball operations Chris Hunter and hiring video analyst David Metzendorf. Smith was...

Southern Michigan health agency gives away pot storage boxes

Jul. 2, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

COLDWATER, Mich. (AP) — Buds not bullets. Boxes that could be used to store ammunition instead are being given away to store marijuana in three Michigan counties. The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency is using a grant to purchase more than 500 lock boxes and provide educational materials...

Woman sentenced after 2 dogs die in vehicle outside casino

Jun. 29, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

DOWAGIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman will serve two years' probation in the death of two dogs and severe injuries to a third left in a vehicle for hours outside a casino in southwestern Michigan. The Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph reports that 50-year-old Sherill Langford was sentenced Friday in Cass...

Martelli, Eisley part of new staff at Michigan

Jun. 7, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Saint Joseph's coach Phil Martelli is joining Juwan Howard's staff at Michigan. Michigan announced Friday that Martelli, Howard Eisley and Saddi Washington will be assistant coaches for Howard, who was hired after John Beilein left to become coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers....