PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) - DTE Energy says it's working to restore power to about 50,000 homes and businesses without service since severe thunderstorms hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula. DTE crews are working 16-hour shifts and more than 400 workers from Ohio, Indiana and Wisconsin are assisting. About 223,000 Michigan homes and businesses had power outages in all.
CLAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Investigators say a newborn found in a shallow grave in St. Clair County was a boy. Clay Police Chief Don Drake says DNA results confirmed the woman who came forward shortly after the baby was found on April 27th is the child's mother. Drake says the mother lives in Clinton Township with the boy's father. He says they're cooperating with the investigation.
DETROIT (AP) - Testimony is set to resume in the trial of a Dearborn Heights man charged in the shooting death of a woman on his porch. Theodore Wafer is charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of Renisha McBride. An acquaintance testified yesterday that he spoke to McBride by phone a few hours before the shooting and it appeared she may have been drinking.
GROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. (AP) - A marijuana decriminalization measure isn't expected to be on the November ballot in Grosse Pointe Park after a mistake by organizers of the effort. Safer Michigan Coalition collected hundreds of signatures. Grosse Pointe Park officials found an incorrect date on one set of signatures that invalided the petition drive.
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