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Man accused of shooting cop is arrested with officer's cuffs

Jul. 16, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A man accused of shooting a western Michigan police officer has been arrested with the injured cop's handcuffs. Muskegon Heights police say 21-year-old Dayvon Davis was armed and wearing body armor when he was caught and handcuffed Tuesday. Officer Robert Kooi was shot in the...

Police: 2-year-old girl missing in Michigan woods found safe

Jul. 16, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

COMINS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A missing 2-year-old girl was reunited with her family Tuesday morning, more than 24 hours after she wandered away from a woodland campsite in northern Michigan, prompting a massive search involving law enforcement dogs and a helicopter, police said. After spending a night...

Domino's 2Q sales fall short as rival delivery services bite

Jul. 16, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Domino's Pizza said aggressive discounting by third-party delivery services like DoorDash is hurting its U.S. sales — and shows no sign of letting up. U.S. sales at stores open at least a year rose 3% in the second quarter. That was below analysts' forecast of 4.5%, according...

Suspect in Detroit killings to stand trial in separate case

Jul. 16, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A man who police have called a suspect in the killings of three women in Detroit will stand trial in a separate case involving the stabbing and sexual assault of a woman who escaped. Deangelo Martin appeared at a hearing Tuesday on charges of criminal sexual conduct and assault with intent...

Dem trying to unseat Michigan's Amash raised $100K in 1 week

Jul. 16, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Democrat running to replace Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said Tuesday she raised $100,000 in the first week since announcing her campaign for what's become a crowded — and newly competitive — three-way race. Attorney Hillary Scholten of Grand Rapids joined the race...

Teens caught stealing 300-pound pipe for skatepark tricks

Jul. 16, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Police say four teenagers stole a roughly 300-pound (136-killogram) section of pipe from a northern Michigan construction site to use for doing tricks at a skatepark. Traverse City police Capt. Jim Bussell tells the Traverse City Record-Eagle that the 14- and 15-year-olds worked...

Break-ins target 4 west Michigan gun shops in less than week

Jul. 16, 2019 8:39 AM EDT

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say at least four gun shops in western Michigan have been targeted by break-ins during less than a week. The latest break-ins took place early Sunday, when five guns were taken from Armory Valentine in Kentwood. Other break-ins were reported that morning at...

Police: Rope resembling noose wasn't result of hate crime

Jul. 16, 2019 6:13 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Police at the University of Michigan say a rope resembling a noose found at University Hospital in Ann Arbor wasn't the result of a hate crime and instead was a practice knot used in fishing. The Ann Arbor News reports the investigation by the school's Division of Public Safety and...

Task force considers options for saving Lake Superior reef

Jul. 16, 2019 5:39 AM EDT

LAKE LINDEN, Mich. (AP) — A government task force is considering three ways to deal with mining waste rock that threatens to smother a natural reef in Lake Superior off the Keweenaw Peninsula. The Buffalo Reef Task Force has scheduled a public meeting for July 31 in Lake Linden to discuss the options....

Supreme Court clarifies proper venue in drug-related death

Jul. 16, 2019 5:36 AM EDT

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A man accused of providing drugs that led to a fatal overdose won't face charges in the county where the death occurred. The Michigan Supreme Court agreed with Romon McBurrows and said Monroe County is the wrong venue. Nicholas Abraham died at home in Monroe County in December 2016,...