AP-MI–Michigan News Digest 1:30 pm, MI

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Michigan at 1:30 p.m. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Detroit bureau at 800-642-4125 or 313-259-0650 or apmichigan@ap.org. Jeff Karoub is on the desk, followed by Ken Kusmer. AP-Michigan News Editor Roger Schneider can be reached at 313-259-0650 or rschneider@ap.org. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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DETROIT — A Detroit officer fatally shot a man early Friday during a raid connected with the investigation into the shooting death of a 5-year-old girl just hours earlier, police said. Sgt. Nicole Kirkwood said officers entered a home on the city’s west side and found a man with a gun. The man “raised a weapon and the officers fired shots,” Kirkwood said. SENT: 250 words. UPCOMING: 350 words, photos.


DETROIT — A 17-year-old Michigan girl could be arraigned on a murder charge Friday after she fatally stabbed a classmate over a guy whom both had dated, authorities say. UPCOMING: 350 words, photos. Story on merits.



TURIN, Italy — The heir to Fiat’s founding family has paid an emotional farewell to the late CEO Sergio Marchionne, who died suddenly in July, saying “he taught all of us … to have the courage to change.” John Elkann, his voice cracking, echoed Marchionne’s indefatigable work ethic in his homage, saying “never take a break or a deep breath after a victory, because life doesn’t stop.” By Colleen Barry. SENT: 575 words, photos.


— SAUSAGE RECALL: The Agriculture Department says Bob Evans Farms is recalling nearly 47,000 pounds (21,318 kilograms) of pork sausage links because it might contain pieces of plastic.



CHICAGO — Chicago attorneys and a surfing organization have told a judge that a proposed federal settlement over U.S. Steel’s repeated chemical spills into Lake Michigan is inadequate. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.


— MEDICAL MARIJUANA-MICHIGAN: A Michigan judge has halted plans by state regulators that would have shuttered nearly 100 medical marijuana businesses as part of a newly approved set of licensing rules.

— MICHIGAN FESTIVAL-HEPATITIS A: Health officials say a person who attended the Michigan Renaissance Festival this month was ill with hepatitis A and they’re recommending that anyone who may have been exposed get vaccinated.

— FISHING WEIR TOURS: Free tours are available this fall at three northern Michigan sites where crews collect Great Lakes salmon as the big fish migrate up rivers.

— HURRICANE AID-STUDENTS: A University of Michigan club dedicated to helping people caught in disasters is keeping an eye on Hurricane Florence. The university reports that club members plan to travel to the hurricane zone during fall study break in mid-October.



DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings and Henrik Zetterberg say his professional hockey career is over due to a back injury. The team and Zetterberg made the announcement Friday at the team’s training camp in Traverse City, Michigan. By Larry Lage. SENT: 130 words, photo. UPCOMING: Will be updated.


CLEVELAND — The Detroit Tigers open a three-game series at Cleveland. Matthew Boyd (9-12) takes the mound for the Tigers on Friday night against Josh Tomlin (1-5). UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time 7:10 p.m.


ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan generated momentum it desperately needed last week. The Wolverines were successful in all phases during a 49-3 win over Western Michigan following a sputtering, seven-point loss at Notre Dame. No. 19 Michigan (1-1) is expected to beat SMU (0-2) by more than seven touchdowns Saturday at home. By Larry Lage. SENT: 550 words, photos.


GRAND BLANC, Mich. — First-round play in the PGA Tour Champions’ The Ally Challenge at Warwick Hills, the longtime host of the defunct Buick Open. UPCOMING: 300 words.


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