Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A rookie Detroit police officer has been suspended after allegedly posting a photo of himself on Snapchat in uniform with an offensive caption. Police Chief James Craig tells The Detroit News the officer was suspended “on the spot” this weekend after Craig saw the post with the caption “Another night to Rangle up these zoo animals.” Craig says he got numerous calls from officers who were disgusted by the “absolutely unacceptable” post. Craig says the officer faces a hearing Monday.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A conference at the University of Michigan is bringing together experts to share ideas on dealing with a warming climate in the Great Lakes region. The biennial Great Lakes Adaptation Forum runs from Monday through Wednesday at the campus in Ann Arbor. Discussions will focus on topics such as cooperation between U.S., Canadian and indigenous peoples and innovative tools and technologies.

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit college and the League of Women Voters are planning a program for voters on statewide ballot proposals and candidates running for a Wayne County court. Henry Ford College’s Michigan Democracy Institute Consortium on Oct. 4 is hosting Prepare for the Midterm Election. The two-part evening program is free and open to the public in the Dearborn’s school’s Forfa Auditorium.

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are down about 5 cents in the past week to about $2.88 per gallon. The Dearborn-based auto club says late Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline is about 45 cents more than at the same point last year. Michigan’s lowest average price was about $2.73 per gallon in the Traverse City area. The highest was in the Marquette area at about $3.06 a gallon.