Daily Archives: September 15, 2019

Michigan To Join Tentative Deal With OxyContin Makers – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — Attorney General Dana Nessel confirmed Thursday the state is joining a tentative multi-state deal with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the company’s role in the opioid epidemic. The deal may be worth up to $12 billion and the company is expected to file for bankruptcy protection. Roughly half of the states are participating. ...

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Ramp Closures, Openings, Traffic Shift For I-94 Project Near Detroit Metro Airport – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Beginning 9 p.m. Friday, eastbound and westbound I-94 will be reduced from three lanes to one lane each between US-24 and I-275 this weekend. This will allow traffic to shift from the two right lanes over to the two left lanes to continue road and bridge work. Beginning sometime Saturday, depending on the weather, the eastbound ...

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3 Teens Charged In Dearborn Homicide – Detroit News Watch

DEARBORN, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — Three teens – ages 17, 14 and 13 – have been charged with murder and armed robbery in the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old Warren woman. Prosecutors say 17-year-old Jamel Philson, 14-year-old Demaurio Dismuke and a 13-year-old boy are expected to be arraigned Friday. Prosecutors allege Dismuke robbed and shot Saja Aljanabi last ...

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