DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit man faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole for gunning down his daughter, grandmother and aunt. A Wayne County Circuit Court jury found Ferdarius Shine guilty of first-degree murder. He was convicted of the murders of Amera Jones, Santangela Williams and Geraldine Bates.
DETROIT (AP) - Federal prosecutors want a man who stalked and extorted women after finding nude photos of them online to serve 2 ½ years in prison. Adam Savader (suh-VAH'-dur) was accused of threatening to release the photos unless women sent some to him. Many were college students in Michigan and elsewhere who knew him from various schools.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) - Bomb disposal crews responded to a Battle Creek home after a scrap business operator obtained an unexploded military shell. Beau Angell says he obtained the 22-inch shell Saturday when a homeowner called him to dispose of some scrap from a pole barn. An Army military ordnance disposal unit took the shell to the nearby Fort Custer Training Center and destroyed it.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan is letting its 680,000 military veterans get a special designation on their driver's licenses. Secretary of State Ruth Johnson says a 2013 law creating the designation allows veterans to take advantage of discounts at stores and hotels more easily without having to carry their discharge papers.
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