Daily Archives: December 24, 2018

College Hoops Has A New #1, Again « Detroit News Watch

AP POLL ALERT: Duke regains No. 1 spot in AP Top 25 men’s hoops after Texas Tech win; Kansas drops to No. 5 after loss   DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA – DECEMBER 18: Zion Williamson #1 and the Duke Blue Devils bench react to a dunk by the reserves during the second half of their game against the Princeton Tigers at ...

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73-Year-Old Man Dies After Leaving Pontiac Group Home « Detroit News Watch

PONTIAC (AP) — A 73-year-old man who was diagnosed with dementia has died after apparently wandering away from a group home in Pontiac. The Oakland County sheriff’s office says an autopsy on the body of the man conducted this week determined that his death was of natural causes, but it’s still under investigation. The sheriff’s office says it responded Monday night ...

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Feds Will Appeal Genital Mutilation Ruling « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors are expected to appeal the dismissal of charges against several Detroit-area doctors. Federal prosecutors say they’ll ask an appeals court to reinstate genital mutilation charges thrown out by a Detroit federal judge. TRENDING: Polar Vortex Could Unleash Harshest Winter In Years They disclosed their intent to appeal in a court filing Wednesday. Judge Bernard Friedman ...

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Court Overturns Decision To Forcibly Medicate Mentally Ill Man Accused In Bank Threat « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court has overturned a decision to forcibly medicate a mentally ill man who is accused of placing a suspicious briefcase outside a downtown Detroit bank in 2015. The government says the briefcase was made to look like a bomb, although it didn’t contain an explosive device. A federal appeals court said Wednesday that the case ...

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‘Jersey Shore’ Extortion Plot Fails « Detroit News Watch

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Toms River police on Wednesday charged Thomas Lippolis, a former boyfriend of a “Jersey Shore” cast member Jenni “JWoww” Farley, with third-degree extortion for seeking $25,000 for not divulging secrets to the media. Jenni “JWoWW” Farley (R) from the MTV show, “Jersey Shore” and her boyfriend and manager Tom Lippolis February 27, 2010. (Photo by ...

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U of M Professor Accused Of Sexual Misconduct, On Leave « Detroit News Watch

ANN ARBOR (AP) — A University of Michigan violin professor went on leave,  days before a scathing article describing allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct was released. Stephen Shipps, employed by UM since September 1989   The Detroit News reports Stephen Shipps went on leave Dec. 7. preceding a story published by the Michigan Daily, in which students accused him of ...

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