DETROIT (AP) - Lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Dearborn Heights man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her. Theodore Wafer is charged with second-degree murder. Wafer says he heard pounding at the door and fired his shotgun in self-defense in the death of Renisha McBride last November.
INKSTER, Mich. (AP) - A man will be arraigned today ahead of his trial on first-degree murder and torture charges in the shooting of a Detroit-area girl. Raymone Jackson is also charged with two counts of assault with intent to murder. KaMiya Gross was shot in the head July 1st outside a house in Inkster.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Residents of one Lansing neighborhood are facing problems with an increasing number of feral cats. The Churchill Downs Community Association says some people are feeding the cats and encouraging them to stay. Paw prints on vehicles and cat feces are two signs of the cats' presence.
DETROIT (AP) - Former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a teenager who says Pugh made sexual advances toward him. Pugh denies allegations made by the teen. A complaint filed in June says Pugh sent suggestive texts and spent money on the teen as part of a sexual grooming plan.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.