Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A southeastern Michigan woman has been arrested after police say she kept the corpse of her 61-year-old boyfriend in their apartment and used his credit card. Forty-nine-year-old Angela Shock is incarcerated at the Monroe County Jail following her arraignment Friday on two counts of fraudulent use of a transaction device and concealing a death. Shock told the judge her boyfriend was her only means of support.
DETROIT (AP) — Thousands of fish are washing up dead along the banks of the Rouge River in Detroit, but the Michigan Department of Natural Resources says it’s nothing to worry about. DNR fish expert Jim Francis tells the Detroit Free Press the die-off is most likely the result of what biologists call a spring fish kill, a natural phenomenon when “fish survive the winter but die as the water warms rapidly.”
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Several Michigan State University faculty members want to ban sexual relationships between teachers and students. The Lansing State Journal reports that associate professor Mark Waddell and others are asking the University Council to recommend policy changes to prohibit romantic relationships between faculty or academic staff and undergraduate students. Waddell says the existing policy lacks clarity to protect students from predatory relationships.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials have confirmed a case of measles in northeastern Indiana. The Indiana State Department of Health says it’s working with local health departments to identify anyone who may have been exposed to the patient at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital Urgent Care in Angola on March 30. It says the patient also visited three locations in Sturgis, Michigan, on March 31: Holy Angels Catholic Church, San Miguel Grocery and the Walmart Supercenter.