MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Police have released the name of a 15-year-old boy who died after a vehicle struck him in the garage of a Midland home. Midland police Jaxon G. Saum was hit by a family car on Friday. His funeral is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clark Family Funeral Chapel in Mount Pleasant.
DETROIT (AP) - A Chicago-area Arab leader accused of covering up her conviction in a fatal terrorist bombing in Israel when she entered the U.S. is returning to court for the first time since a new Detroit judge was assigned to her case. Judge Paul Borman recused himself after recently learned that his family had a stake in a Jerusalem market that Rasmieh Odeh and others bombed in 1969, killing two men.
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit-area labor activist Robert Davis has pleaded guilty in a federal case that accused him of stealing $125,000 from the financially struggling Highland Park public schools while serving on the school board. Federal prosecutors say that the 34-year-old Davis used companies to submit false invoices and then took a cut of the cash while on the school board. The charges carry up to two years in prison for embezzlement and tax fraud.
DETROIT (AP) - A federal judge could soon rule on whether to block water shutoffs in Detroit. The judge said at a hearing Tuesday morning that the shutoffs are bad for the city's reputation. He heard arguments before the scheduled start of Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial. That case is getting underway Tuesday afternoon.
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