Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT
DETROIT (AP) — A young man is charged in a shooting at a Detroit home that left three people dead and two wounded. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says Devon Robinson faces three counts of first-degree murder, two counts of assault and weapons charges in the May 25 shooting. The Fair Michigan Justice Project, which assists investigating serious crimes against LGBTQ people, worked on the case. Prosecutors say the victims were two gay men and a transgender woman, but didn’t say what led to the shooting.
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are pleading with the public for help in solving the 2012 disappearance of an Alpena County woman. The anniversary of Lisa Knight’s disappearance is Saturday. Det. Sgt. Steve Harshberger of the state police says Knight probably is dead but the case is open until investigators can learn what happened and find her remains. Harshberger appeared at a news conference Thursday with Knight’s parents. She was 29 years old in 2012.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A group representing mayors of cities in the Great Lakes region wants to fortify an Illinois waterway to prevent Asian carp from invading Lake Michigan. The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Cities Initiative has endorsed a $778 million plan developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which recently sent the proposal to Congress. It calls for installing technologies such as underwater noisemakers and electric barriers at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet, Illinois.
ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — Plans are in the works to enhance the Father Marquette National Memorial site in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The state Department of Natural Resources says a draft plan for the site in Straits State Park in Mackinac County will be unveiled June 18 at St. Ignace Public Library. The public will get a chance to comment online as well. The site celebrates 17th century French missionary Father Jacques Marquette, who was among the first Europeans to explore the Great Lakes.