Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sentencing is scheduled for a former dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University. William Strampel goes back before a judge Wednesday, nearly two months after the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s ex-dean was convicted of neglect of duty and misconduct in office. He was acquitted of the more serious criminal sexual conduct charge. He faces up to five years in prison on the felony misconduct conviction.
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge will allow a handwriting expert to examine wills discovered in couch cushions after Aretha Franklin’s death. A handwritten 2014 document shows Franklin apparently wanted her son, Kecalf Franklin, to serve as the representative of her estate, which other family members are disputing. During a hearing Tuesday, Oakland County Probate Judge Jennifer Callaghan also placed administration of Franklin’s estate under court supervision.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Flint-area woman has been sentenced to two life prison terms in the fatal shootings of two women who worked in the leasing office of the apartment complex where she lived. Fifty-seven-year-old Jacquelyne Tyson learned her punishment Tuesday after being found guilty in the July 2016 slayings of Lyric Work and Tamara Johnson at the Grand Oaks Apartments leasing office in Grand Blanc.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Uruguay issued a warning to its citizens early this week about traveling to the U.S. after two mass shootings killed more than 30 people. But Latin American country also cited this week three cities citizens should avoid: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Detroit and Baltimore, Maryland.