Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT
DETROIT (AP) — A hearing has been scheduled in federal court on the status of an Albanian man seeking sanctuary from deportation in a Detroit church. U.S. District Court records show a Nov. 13 hearing on the government’s request to dismiss Ded Rranxburgaj’s petition to stop a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement order for removal after his legal status expired. Rranxburgaj has taken refuge since January at Central United Methodist Church.
DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell has suggested to his followers on Twitter that he may be released from a Detroit-area hospital Tuesday after suffering a heart attack. The 92-year-old Dingell posted an update Monday saying, “The only internet rumor I care about right now is the breaking news that I could be released from the hospital as early as tomorrow.”
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Republican Bill Schuette says Democrat Gretchen Whitmer shouldn’t be Michigan’s governor because she’s lying about her handling of the investigation of sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The state attorney general pressed his case Monday _ two days after the first woman to publicly identify herself as a Nassar victim, Rachael Denhollander, said Whitmer decided not to pursue sex assault charges against Nassar in 2016. Whitmer denies a GOP ad that says she “refused” to prosecute Nassar for sex assaults.
DETROIT (AP) — A food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been arrested after a video was posted online allegedly showing him spitting on a pizza. Detroit police officer Dan Donakowski said Monday that the 20-year-old was taken into custody Sunday. WXYZ-TV reports the video was on Instagram over the weekend. It shows an employee spitting on a pizza intended for customers. WWJ-AM reports officials at the home of the Detroit Tigers determined the video was recorded Friday.