News@Noon: A new nominee,'fake outrage,' testing the Camaro

The Detroit News

Today is Wednesday, March 16, 2016 and President Obama has nominated a new Supreme Court justice. Which has made us wonder: should Merrick Garland be confirmed (or at least get a hearing)? Let us know your thoughts in the comments or by tweeting us @detroinews.

Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, right, stands with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as he is introduced as Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court during an announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

Here's what else is making news today:

A super Tuesday for Clinton, Trump

Mateen Cleaves charged in sexual assault

Baker's gets a boost

Take it to the limit 

GM President Dan Ammann flashes the thumbs up from the 2017 Camaro ZL1 cockpit at Spring Mountain Raceway outside Las Vegas. Track-licensed Amman and Mark Reuss, GM vice president for product development, not only manage the development of GM's cars, they test them.

Farewell Farmington schools 

Political points

Todd Courser is arraigned in 54A District Court before Judge Hugh B. Clarke Jr. on felony charges stemming from alleged misconduct in office.

Happening in sports 

The lighter side 

  • Some disappointing news for local chefs Andy Hollyday, Nick Janutol and Garrett Lipar, as well as restaurant Mabel Gray. None of Metro Detroit's James Beard Award semifinalists were chosen as finalists
  • Looks like Dr. Jones will get a new adventure! “Indiana Jones” is swinging back into theaters with Harrison Ford reprising the iconic role and Steven Spielberg directing. There were some mixed feelings about this in the office. What do you think?

The last “Indiana Jones” film was 2008’s “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.”

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