News@noon: Pugh arrested, feds hunt Flint doctor
Today is Thursday, June 23, 2016, and earlier today the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office announced that former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh was arrested without incident in New York City and charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct.
Here are some of today’s other top stories:
FBI hunts Flint-area doctor with ISIS ties
- Federal agents are hunting for a suburban Flint medical school graduate who has fled to Syria and is believed to be working as a doctor for Islamic State extremists, The Detroit News has learned.
‘White Boy Rick’ denied resentencing
- Convicted Detroit drug dealer Richard “White Boy Rick” Wershe Jr. has been denied a chance to be resentenced following a ruling by the Michigan Supreme Court, the court announced Thursday.
Multiple fires burn in Detroit area
- South Lyon firefighters battled a blaze at a historic hotel Thursday morning.
- Firefighters on Detroit’s west side are fighting a fire at an industrial building.
Detroit marine raises Iwo Jima flag
- A panel found that Pfc. Harold Schultz of Detroit was in the iconic World War II photograph showing the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima.
‘Unprecedented’ change in Brush Park
- The Victorian roots of Detroit’s Brush Park neighborhood will get an update when the city’s largest residential construction project in more than 30 years breaks ground this fall. View a gallery of renderings of the new development.
Moms behind bars, kids bond in Ypsi prison
- Once a year, moms at Huron Valley get to take part in the “One Day With God” event that allows them unfettered time with their children for a daylong program of fun and games.
Oakland, Macomb counties more diverse
- U.S. Census data relased Thursday shows minority populations in suburban Oakland and Macomb counties continued to grow.
Westland police seek suspects in ID theft
- Westland police are attempting to identify two suspects they say have charged more than $200 on a Westland resident’s debit card.
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