News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press

Posted: Updated:

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Health Endowment Fund is contributing $2 million to help Detroit water customers pay overdue bills and assist low-income city residents with the cleanup of debris left over from recent flooding. The Lansing-based nonprofit organization says today that $1.7 million is to help people manage their water bills.

CHELSEA, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say two children are recovering from injuries after falling at least 15 feet from a Ferris wheel at a community fair in southeastern Michigan. The ride reopened today at the Chelsea Community Fair, 15 miles west of Ann Arbor, after it passed an inspection by state regulators. Witnesses told The Ann Arbor News that the children fell 15 to 20 feet out of a Ferris wheel cab last night.

DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit man located through an electronic tether he wasn't required to wear has been charged with first-degree murder in the robbery and slaying of another man. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says today that 21-year-old Doyle Mims is expected to be arraigned Saturday.

GOBLES, Mich. (AP) - A librarian in southwestern Michigan who refused a transfer after being accused of being rude to patrons is dropping her discrimination lawsuit. Shirley Whitt says she expects to get a "miniscule" amount of money to end her federal lawsuit against the Van Buren District Library in Van Buren County. The 67-year-old Whitt retired in 2011 instead of accepting a transfer.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

WSJV-TV FOX 28
58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267
Email: fox28news@fox28.com

All content ┬ęCopyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.