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

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is authorizing what it says will be an independent investigation of the school’s handling of sexual assault complaints against now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The board of trustees unanimously approved the probe Friday. It intends to hire Chicago-based law firm McDermott Will & Emery to investigate and release a public report.

DETROIT (AP) — A grand opening is scheduled in southwest Detroit for a 15,000-square-foot skatepark. Activities begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Park. Professional skateboarders will give clinics and demonstrations. The skatepark is part of Riverside’s multiyear revitalization which — so far — includes basketball courts, soccer fields and a dog park.

DETROIT (AP) — A former Detroit school official whose contract wasn’t renewed is seeking $41,000 for unused vacation days. Steve Wasko so far is winning. The state Labor Department agreed he should be paid, and an administrative law judge affirmed the decision. The Detroit Free Press says the school district now is appealing in Wayne County court. Wasko was director of enrollment, but his contract wasn’t renewed in 2017. He earlier served as the district’s spokesman.

ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man caused a brief disruption at Detroit Metropolitan Airport by taking off all his clothes at a security checkpoint. The Wayne County Airport Authority said in a statement that after the man disrobed at the security checkpoint, he disconnected a stanchion and approached a metal detector, but security officers didn’t let him through. Authorities determined the man didn’t pose a threat and he was taken to a hospital for evaluation.