Daily Archives: August 18, 2018

Dad Charged After 2-Year-Old Shoots, Wounds Self In Detroit « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged after his 2-year-old son accidentally shot and wounded himself after finding a gun under a couch at their Detroit home. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office announced Thursday that 24-year-old Johntauris Dupree Barber, also known as Jontaruis, faces child abuse, felony firearm and marijuana possession charges. Court records didn’t list a ...

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Why Pancreatic Cancer Is So Deadly « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, after lung and colorectal cancers. The lifetime risk of developing it is about 1 in 63 for men, and 1 in 65 for women. This year, about 55,440 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and the disease will kill about 44,330 people, according ...

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President Trump Tells Sessions To Sue Certain Opioid Companies « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — President Donald Trump urged his Attorney General Jeff Sessions to sue certain pharmaceutical companies that have contributed to the opioid crisis in the United States. “I’d also like to ask you to bring a major lawsuit against the drug companies on opioids,” Trump told Sessions during a Cabinet meeting on Thursday. “Some states have done it. But I’d ...

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Will Lt. Governor Picks Help Schuette and Whitmer?  –  Deadline Detroit

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno, veterans of Michigan politics, discuss pressing issues of the day on “The Friday Morning Podcast,” sponsored by Deadline Detroit: Republican gubernatorial nominee Bill Schuette chooses Kent. County Clerk Lisa Posthumus Lyons as his running mate, and Democratic nominee Gretchen Whitmer prepares to make her choice shortly. ...

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Higher Education and Saying Goodbye to a Legend « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Western Michigan President Edward Montgomery – the “Auto Recovery Czar” who served under former President Barack Obama – talked about the challenges and opportunities before his school and shared thoughts about the auto industry with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host of “Michigan Matters” which airs 11:30 this Sunday on CBS 62. Montgomery, a nationally known economist who ...

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