CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Police say an armored car guard opened fire on two men trying to rob him outside a bank, killing one of them. The robbery attempt happened this afternoon in the parking lot of a Bank of America branch in Macomb County's Clinton Township. WWJ-AM reports one robber was killed and the other fled in a minivan, which was found abandoned a few blocks away.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Governor Rick Snyder says that state health Director Jim Haveman is resigning after having a mild stroke. Snyder says today that Haveman originally planned to remain as head of the Michigan Department of Community Health into 2015 but moved up his departure because of the Memorial Day stroke. Snyder says Haveman will quit September 12th.
DETROIT (AP) - Authorities in Detroit say that a son of Detroit Tigers and Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch was caught with cocaine after a traffic stop. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says that 57-year-old Ronald Ilitch was being arraigned this afternoon on a charge of possessing less than 25 grams of a controlled substance. The Ilitch family also owns Little Caesars Pizza.
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit is seeking proposals to redevelop a former recreation center near downtown where boxer Joe Louis and other athletes trained. Mayor Mike Duggan told reporters Wednesday he wants to see the Brewster Wheeler recreation center reused in a way that remembers what it meant to Louis, Wheeler and the neighborhood.
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