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Man convicted in slaying of 14-year-old at Michigan hotel

Oct. 30, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An 18-year-old western Michigan man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy at a western Michigan hotel. Juan Cabrera was found guilty Wednesday by an Ottawa County jury of first-degree murder and gang membership. He faces mandatory life in prison...

Miller scores twice, Canucks beat Red Wings 5-1

Oct. 16, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward J.T. Miller says sometimes the key to an effective power play is simple — just shoot. Miller had two of Vancouver's three power-play goals in the Canucks' 5-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. "It doesn't always work how you plan...

Oakland County confirms 2 more cases of rabies in skunks

Sep. 29, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Oakland County health officials are confirming two new cases of rabies in skunks found in Southfield and Troy. The confirmations follow a report last week that a skunk's carcass also found in Southfield, just north of Detroit, tested positive for rabies. In March, officials said a...

Former church worker sent to prison in assault case

Sep. 27, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A former church worker has been sentenced to at least four years in prison for sexually assaulting a teen altar boy at a suburban Detroit church. Hurmiz Ishak will be eligible for parole after four years. He appeared Friday in Oakland County court. Police say the boy's parents...

US government sues Detroit suburb over mosque rejection

Sep. 19, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

TROY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is suing a Detroit suburb after a Muslim group failed to win local approval to turn a commercial building into a mosque and community center. The government says Troy is violating a federal law that's intended to accommodate religious groups. U.S. Attorney...