Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Civil Rights Commission in Michigan has voted to fire the director of the state’s Department of Civil Rights after it emerged that he made inappropriate comments that objectified women. The commission originally reprimanded Agustin Arbulu after an investigation into remarks he made to a male staffer in May. On Tuesday, in a 5-2 vote, the commission dismissed Arbulu as director of the agency that investigates discrimination complaints.

DAVISON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man has been charged with murder after investigators concluded he spiked his wife’s bowl of cereal with heroin. The medical examiner initially classified Christina Ann-Thompson Harris’ 2014 death as an accidental overdose. But investigators now believe Jason Harris poisoned her at their home in Davison, 60 miles north of Detroit. Co-workers told investigators that Jason Harris had been looking for a hit man. Harris appeared in court Tuesday and was denied bond.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan superintendents are sounding the alarm about starting school without knowing how much funding they will receive from the state. For the first time in a decade, no state K-12 budget was in place in July, when districts’ fiscal years begin. Superintendents said Tuesday that they have been thrown in a state of uncertainty, and they are having trouble making hiring decisions when more kids enroll than expected.

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say an 83-year-old man jumped into a Michigan pond and tried to break car windows to free his wife and daughter who died in the water. More details are emerging about the deaths of 81-year-old Mary Syron and 56-year-old Maureen Syron. They drowned last Wednesday in Waterford Township. Police say Lloyd Syron mistakenly left the transmission in drive when he parked and went into his daughter’s home to get clothes. The vehicle rolled into the pond