Daily Archives: November 15, 2019

Spartans-Wolverines Look To Settle Score On The Field, Not Off. – Detroit News Watch

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When Michigan faces Michigan State, the actual 60 minutes of football are only part of the show. Pay close attention to what’s done pregame and said postgame. The participants tend to remember.   (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)   Consider last year’s matchup in East Lansing: Well before kickoff, Michigan State players walked across the ...

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Governor Whitmer, Michigan Opioids Task Force Announce Efforts To Combat Opioid Epidemic, Cut Opioid Deaths In Half – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and other members of the Michigan Opioids Task Force announced Thursday a slate of steps the state is taking to combat the opioid epidemic. The state’s strategy addresses three key areas: preventing opioid misuse, ensuring individuals using opioids can access high-quality recovery treatment ...

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Michigan Woman Sues Over Priest Who Criticized Son’s Death – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The mother of a Michigan teenager who killed himself is suing the Archdiocese of Detroit for alleged harm she suffered during his funeral when a priest questioned whether her son would go to heaven. The lawsuit filed Thursday in Wayne County on behalf of the teen’s mother, Linda Hullibarger, names as defendants the archdiocese, Our Lady of Mount Carmel ...

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Spartans Winston Mourns Brothers Death – Detroit News Watch

ALBION, Mich. (AP) — The brother of Michigan State basketball star Cassius Winston has died after being struck by an Amtrak train Saturday night.   MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – APRIL 06: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans talks with Cassius Winston #5 in the second half against the Texas Tech Red Raiders during the 2019 NCAA Final Four ...

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63-Year-Old Farmington Hills Man Charged After Woman Found Suffering Burns – Detroit News Watch

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A Farmington Hills man has been charged with assault with intent to murder after a 62-year-old woman was set on fire. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says 63-year-old William Helmer is also charged with aggravated assault. He was expected to be arraigned Thursday. Police in Redford Township, were alerted Saturday that a 62-year-old woman was ...

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