DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit man has been charged in the stabbing and robbery of a customer inside a northwest side gas station. Maurice Abraham was arraigned on charges of armed robbery, assault with intent to murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm and two counts of resisting arrest. His bond was set at $1 million.
GROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. (AP) - The death of suburban Detroit woman found dead in a Grosse Pointe Park duplex has been ruled a homicide. An autopsy has determined the woman was strangled. The woman's boyfriend found her body Thursday in a room at his home.
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) - A former Kentwood city employee has been charged as part of a probe into the embezzlement of recreation department funds. Court records show at least $139,000 was taken. Deborah Salmon was placed on unpaid administrative leave in March and later fired.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's lieutenant governor says Brazil and its growing middle class are opportunities for Michigan companies looking to do business internationally. Brian Calley says as the Brazilian middle class grows, the country has "virtually a demand for everything."
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