Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EST
NORTHVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Relatives of a Michigan family of five killed in a highway crash in Kentucky remembered their lives during an emotional candlelight vigil. Friday’s vigil was held in Northville, Michigan. The Abbas family was returning home from Florida last Sunday when a suspected drunken driver traveling the wrong way struck their vehicle head-on on Interstate 75. The crash killed 42-year-old Issam Abbas, 38-year-old Rima Abbas, 14-year-old Ali Abbas, 13-year-old Isabella Abbas, and 7-year-old Giselle Abbas.
GRAYLING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Air National Guard is seeking input on a plan to update military training airspace around an aerial gunnery range in northern Michigan that could change noise levels in surrounding communities. The proposal would change and create new military operating areas in the Alpena Special Use Airspace Complex. The complex is the military’s largest training zone east of the Mississippi River and includes the Grayling Aerial Gunnery Range.
ST. JOSEPH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police in southern Michigan have arrested two suspects in the New Year’s Eve slaying of a soldier who was fatally shot while on leave. The St. Joseph Township Police Department said Saturday the suspects were arrested in 23-year-old Army Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III’s killing after authorities received a tip. Police have not released the suspects’ names. Hassel was shot Dec. 31 while visiting his family for the holidays.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan agency has issued a recall notice for several medical marijuana products that officials say failed laboratory testing. The products were sold Dec. 27-30 at HG Lansing on East Oakland Avenue in the city of Lansing. The state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs says the recall targets particular batches of Citrix, Gelato, Green Crack and Oreoz. They failed tests for contaminants such as E. coli, salmonella and chemical residues.