DETROIT (AP) - A federal appeals court has heard arguments in the case of a Nigerian man who tried to blow up a Detroit-bound jet with a bomb hidden in his underwear. His attorney has told the panel in Cincinnati that the man's guilty plea should be thrown out and he should have a mental competency hearing.
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) - A woman charged with falsely accusing two men of rape won't testify at her trial in Port Huron. The defense has rested in the case of Sara Ylen (WY'-lin), who also is accused of making up a story about being a cancer victim. She faces fraud charges in that case. For years, Ylen spoke openly about having been attacked.
DETROIT (AP) - Some Detroit fast-food workers have joined a national protest for higher wages. About 50 demonstrators turned out for a pre-dawn rally in front of a McDonald's. A handful of employees walked off the job but the restaurant stayed open as a manager and other employees worked the front counter and drive-thru window.
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit has received a final batch of 13 new ambulances to replace its ailing fleet. Businesses and foundations have raised millions of dollars to pay for more than 20 ambulances and 100 new police cruisers.
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