Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University athletes will be helping to make and distribute lunches in Detroit for those in need. The students are set to participate in the annual #Lunchbag event on Friday. The program began in 2015 in conjunction with Hartford Memorial Baptist Church’s “Feed the Hungry” program. School officials say roughly 5,500 lunches have been distributed by the athletes in past years.
DETROIT (AP) — Cremated remains found inside a closed Detroit funeral home will be remembered as part of an All Souls Day service. Clergy leaders are expected to attend the service Friday at Mount. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit. All Souls Day traditionally is a time to pay respect to loved ones who have died. Containers holding the remains were found last month in the former Cantrell Funeral Home. About a week earlier, mummified remains of 10 fetuses and a still-born infant were discovered in a ceiling.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — The parents of a Detroit-area college student who was killed in a hit-and-run in 2015 again are pleading for help to solve the case. Ryan Tsatsos of Macomb County was killed as he walked to his dorm at Central Michigan University on a rainy Halloween night. He was just a few weeks away from his 18th birthday. His mother, Julie Tsatsos, made a public appeal to the driver this week, saying “Don’t be fearful. … Come forward. Relieve the pressure.”
DETROIT (AP) — Dozens of people who say they were victims of sexual assault by doctors at three major universities are urging Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to make campuses accountable for investigating abuse allegations. The Education Department is considering new guidelines that could change the way allegations are investigated. A letter signed by 80 people was released Thursday. They say they were assaulted by Larry Nassar, George Tyndall or the late Richard Strauss.