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

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit police officer has been found guilty in connection with a scheme where bribes were given by collision shop owners in exchange for referrals of stolen and abandoned vehicles recovered in the city. The U.S. Attorney’s office in Detroit says 47-year-old Deonne Dotson was convicted Thursday by a federal jury on six charges of extortion. Five other officers have pleaded guilty to committing similar crimes while employed by the Detroit Police Department.

DETROIT (AP) — A lawyer is warning that local governments in Michigan could face a financial calamity if forced to repay surplus cash from the sale of tax-foreclosed properties. The Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday over a law that allows treasurers to keep any surplus after overdue property taxes are paid from a property sale. Christina Martin, an attorney for two people in Oakland County, calls it “stealing.” But John Bursch, arguing for Oakland County, says lawmakers can always change the law.

BURTCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two people have been killed in a head-on crash on an icy St. Clair County bridge. Police say a 30-year-old woman lost control of the pickup truck she was driving about 6:30 a.m. Thursday in Burtchville Township, crossed the center line and struck a second vehicle. A third vehicle then struck the crashed vehicles. The pickup’s driver and a 38-year-old man riding in the truck died from injuries in the crash.

WALLOON LAKE, Mich. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man by two police officers in northern Michigan has been ruled justified. Charlevoix County Prosecutor Allen Telgenhof says in a letter Thursday that the Boyne City officer and county sheriff’s deputy have been cleared of wrongdoing and used deadly force to defend themselves Oct. 26 against Johnathan Slattery.