DETROIT (AP) - The owner of the Ambassador Bridge is asking a judge to stop the U.S. Coast Guard from giving a permit for a new bridge connecting Detroit and Ontario. Lawyers for the bridge company say it has an exclusive right to provide a bridge between the U.S. and Canada. It wants to build its own second span. The Detroit Free Press says a federal judge in Washington could hold a hearing early in April.
PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) - Fans from an opposing school wore dark red to honor a Grand Rapids-area hockey player who was found dead on the day of a big playoff game. The Grand Rapids Press reports Grandville played Detroit Catholic Central in a hockey semifinal Friday in Plymouth, hours after 17-year-old co-captain Ryan Fischer died of an enlarged heart.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A jury is returning to a Grand Rapids courtroom Monday for the first full day of deliberations in the case of an elderly couple killed at home. An attorney for Javonte Higgins admits that he stole a car that belonged to David and Vivian Bouwman. But Valerie Foster says that doesn't mean Higgins killed the couple last year.
DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit-area lawyer has been charged with bank fraud and money laundering. The charges against Ken Flaska were filed Friday in Detroit federal court. He's accused of obtaining nearly $2.8 million that belonged to his firm or its clients over a nine-year period.
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