Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT
DETROIT (AP) — The remnants of a demolished house that belonged to a Michigan lawmaker have been traced to a landfill in suburban Detroit. It’s the biggest development since Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo reported that the Detroit house was mysteriously torn down in September. She and her nonprofit group were planning to rehab it for a needy family. Waste Management spokeswoman Tanisha Sanders says the company knows who delivered the materials to the landfill in western Wayne County.
FENTON, Mich. (AP) — A community theater has apologized after an American Indian character wore red makeup during a production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” The Flint Journal reports that the director and the producer of the show at Fenton Village Players were replaced. The makeup was used on Sept. 27 on the character Chief Bromden, who has an important role in the play. The actor who played the chief was following orders. The theater posted an apology on Facebook.
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A man accused of saying “night, night” before he shot a police officer in the jaw has been convicted of attempted murder and 25 more felonies in Saginaw County. Joshua Rosebush was found guilty Friday after roughly two hours of jury deliberations. Saginaw Township Officer Jeff Koenig stopped Rosebush’s vehicle in the wee hours last January, a stop that led to a shooting, a chase in other counties and a shootout. Rosebush was eventually captured.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s heath department has announced the state’s first death associated with an outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses. The agency said Friday that it was notified Wednesday of the death of a man whose lung illness was likely linked to vaping. No other details were released. Of the more than 1,000 confirmed or probable vaping-related cases in the U.S., 30 have been reported in Michigan since August.