LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Republican Governor Rick Snyder reports raising $3.3 million this year for his re-election campaign. That's about $500,000 more than Democratic opponent Mark Schauer who was aided by applying for nearly $1 million in public campaign funds. Snyder's campaign is emphasizing his money advantage and decision not to take contributions from political action committees.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - A lawyer says a Ford Motor Company engineer was fired after she placed listening devices in meeting rooms at its headquarters in Dearborn. Ford says the FBI is involved at the company's invitation. The engineer's attorney says the woman was insecure about taking notes but wasn't spying when placing devices under tables so she could transcribe meetings.
ARMADA, Mich. (AP) - Police say a 14-year-old girl was killed while out with her dog near a recreation trail in a community northeast of Detroit. April Millsap's body was found Thursday night off the Macomb Orchard Trail in Armada (Ar-MAY'-da). Investigators are looking for a gray van that had dents and was occupied by two males.
DETROIT (AP) - More than 30 members of a Detroit street gang have been indicted on federal drug and firearm charges. Five of the 33 Latin Counts members also face racketeering charges. Prosecutors say the drug charges involve heroin and cocaine distribution. The indictment says branches of the gang operate in Lincoln Park, Ecorse and southwest Detroit.
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