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Police identify Michigan splash pad shooter but there's still no word on a motive

Jun. 16, 2024 15:40 PM EDT

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities on Sunday identified the man who opened fire at a splash pad in suburban Detroit before taking his own life, but his motives remained unknown as investigators worked to determine if he left behind any hint of his plans. Oakland County...

Shooting in Detroit suburb injures 9, leaving an 8-year-old in critical condition

Jun. 16, 2024 10:32 AM EDT

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Nine people were injured, including two young children and their mother, after a shooter opened fire at a splash pad in a Detroit suburb where families gathered to escape the summer heat Saturday. Police tracked the shooter to a home, where the man apparently shot...

What to know about Trump's outreach with Arab Americans led by his daughter Tiffany's father-in-law

Jun. 16, 2024 08:18 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump's allies are working to win over Arab American voter s who are unhappy with President Joe Biden’s support for Israel. The effort is led by Massad Boulos, whose son married Tiffany Trump, the former president's younger daughter, two years ago....

Trump allies hope his daughter Tiffany's father-in-law can help flip Arab American votes in Michigan

Jun. 16, 2024 08:07 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One of Donald Trump’s emissaries to Arab Americans is a Lebanese-born businessman who moved to Texas as a teenager, speaks Arabic, English and French, and recently joined the Trump family when his son married the former president’s younger daughter. Massad...

An 8-year-old who was shot at a Michigan splash pad was struck in the head and is in critical condition, sheriff says

Jun. 15, 2024 23:29 PM EDT
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — An 8-year-old who was shot at a Michigan splash pad was struck in the head and is in critical condition, sheriff says.

Suspect in shooting of 8 at a Michigan splash pad has died by suicide, police say

Jun. 15, 2024 22:55 PM EDT
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Suspect in shooting of 8 at a Michigan splash pad has died by suicide, police say.

Trump visits a Black church, addresses a MAGA activist gathering amid swing through pivotal Michigan

Jun. 15, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Donald Trump used back-to-back stops Saturday to court Black voters and a conservative group that has been accused of attracting white supremacists as the Republican presidential candidate works to stitch together a coalition of historically divergent interests in battleground...

Sheriff’s office says there are ‘numerous wounded victims’ after a shooting at a splash pad in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Jun. 15, 2024 19:59 PM EDT
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Sheriff’s office says there are ‘numerous wounded victims’ after a shooting at a splash pad in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

The RNC is launching a massive effort to monitor voting. Critics say it threatens to undermine trust

Jun. 14, 2024 18:28 PM EDT

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Republican National Committee on Friday launched a swing state initiative to mobilize thousands of polling place monitors, poll workers and attorneys to serve as “election integrity” watchdogs in November — an effort that immediately drew concerns that it...

FDA took months to react to complaint about Abbott infant formula factory, audit finds

Jun. 13, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took more than 15 months to act on a whistleblower complaint it received about conditions at an Abbott Nutrition factory that was at the center of a nationwide shortage of infant formula, a new audit shows. The Department of Labor received the...