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Tree destroys cabin at Michigan camp, trapping counselor in bed for 90 minutes

Jun. 20, 2024 19:28 PM EDT

BENONA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A tree crashed onto a cabin with 14 people, mostly girls, inside, trapping a counselor in her bed for 90 minutes early Thursday at a camp in northern Michigan, authorities said. “Thankfully, the adult counselor walked out of the destroyed cabin and...

Packers claim former Michigan kicker James Turner off waivers from Detroit Lions

Jun. 20, 2024 19:07 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have claimed James Turner off waivers from the Detroit Lions, once again giving them a three-man kicking competition. Turner kicked for Michigan’s national championship team last year after spending four seasons at Louisville. Green...

Police arrest Republican lawmaker amid gunshot reports in middle of night in Lansing

Jun. 20, 2024 15:35 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Police arrested a Republican lawmaker early Thursday while responding to reports of possible gunshots in Michigan's capital city, authorities said. Rep. Neil Friske was arrested “for a felony-level offense” around 2:45 a.m., Lansing police spokesperson...

Sheriff says 2 of 9 people wounded in Michigan shooting at splash pad remain in critical condition

Jun. 17, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Two of the nine people wounded in a weekend shooting at a suburban Detroit splash pad remain hospitalized in critical condition Monday, including an 8-year-old boy who has “made amazing progress” despite being shot in the head, authorities said. The...

Federal appellate panel sends Michigan pipeline challenge to state court

Jun. 17, 2024 18:03 PM EDT

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's lawsuit seeking to shut down part of a petroleum pipeline that runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac belongs in state court, a federal appellate panel ruled Monday. The pipeline's operator, Enbridge Inc., moved the case from state court to...

Michigan, CUNY didn't suitably assess if Israel-Hamas war protests made environment hostile, US says

Jun. 17, 2024 15:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The University of Michigan and the City University of New York did not adequately investigate complaints about antisemitic or anti-Palestinian harassment linked to campus protests over the Israel-Hamas war and other incidents, according to the results of investigations by the...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Jun. 17, 2024 13:53 PM EDT

Detroit News. June 12, 2024. Editorial: Restricting access to recounts threatens election integrity Democrats are attempting to limit the ability to challenge election results in what amounts to an overreaction to rejection of the 2020 balloting by some Donald Trump...

'King Parris' hopes to live up to nickname, claim heavyweight wrestling gold at Paris Olympics

Jun. 17, 2024 11:23 AM EDT

Mason Parris has a golden opportunity to live up to his fabulously coincidental nickname. Parris said years ago, he was dubbed ‘King Parris,’ and it stuck. “My old club wrestling coach kind of started calling me that in high school," the American freestyle...

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...