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  • Classmates honor murdered Maritime Academy student

    Classmates honor murdered Maritime Academy student

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:33:03 GMT
    Monique King says she and Tyler McIntoush became best of friends in the eighth grade. Now thinking about the loss going into her junior year, King says she's devastated. "He would go up the stairs and listen to his music. We would go up the stairs all the time together. He sat right next to me in class all the time. I don't know what I'm going to do without Tyler," King told 13abc with tears in her eyes. "I don't know how I'm going to get through this year without him."Classmates and commun...
    Monique King says she and Tyler McIntoush became best of friends in the eighth grade. Now thinking about the loss going into her junior year, King says she's devastated. "He would go up the stairs and listen to his music. We would go up the stairs all the time together. He sat right next to me in class all the time. I don't know what I'm going to do without Tyler," King told 13abc with tears in her eyes. "I don't know how I'm going to get through this year without him."Classmates and commun...
  • Suspect acquitted in Eastern Michigan University murder

    Suspect acquitted in Eastern Michigan University murder

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:29:16 GMT
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.The Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict Monday evening in the trial of 21-year-old Ed Thomas. He was one of two men charged in the killing of the 20-year-old wide receiver from Chicago.Twenty-year-old Kristopher Pratt accepted a deal and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, testifying that he shot Reed and Thomas participated ...
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.The Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict Monday evening in the trial of 21-year-old Ed Thomas. He was one of two men charged in the killing of the 20-year-old wide receiver from Chicago.Twenty-year-old Kristopher Pratt accepted a deal and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, testifying that he shot Reed and Thomas participated ...
  • Ohio race for governor all about jobs

    Ohio race for governor all about jobs

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:12:13 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs. Job growth is both a key economic indicator and an easy issue for politicians to talk about when campaigning. Yet when the claims of Republican Gov. John Kasich and Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald conflict, Ohioans can be left baffled. A look at some of the facts about Ohio jobs and the politics behind the debate: ___ THE NUMBERS Ohio's nonfarm employmen...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs. Job growth is both a key economic indicator and an easy issue for politicians to talk about when campaigning. Yet when the claims of Republican Gov. John Kasich and Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald conflict, Ohioans can be left baffled. A look at some of the facts about Ohio jobs and the politics behind the debate: ___ THE NUMBERS Ohio's nonfarm employmen...

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - OCTOBER 4. 2012

NEW LOCAL NEWS

1. DRUG BUST

Local authorities say they've taken down a major drug ring. The 21-page indictment names 28 suspects. It was unsealed this morning. Authorities have picked up nine suspects so far. They're accused of selling cocaine and marijuana in our area.

2. BURGER KING FIRE

A major fire shut down business at a Dundee Burger King near US 23 and M-50 earlier today. Investigators say the fire started in the ceiling of the men's room then spread throughout the restaurant. Workers even reported seeing flames in the vents above the counter.

NEW STATE NEWS

3. MENINGITIS OUTBREAK

(AP) - Health officials say Ohio received shipments of the type of steroid suspected in a deadly outbreak of meningitis, but no cases of that illness have been reported in the state. A spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Health says it has notified local health departments, which are supposed to alert clinics that received the steroid so they can pass on the warning to any patients who may be affected.

4. BIG TEN CONDUCT POLICY

(AP) - The Big Ten has determined that a Michigan State player did not violate the conference's conduct policy after Ohio State sent in film that appeared to show him trying to gouge the eyes of a Buckeyes player. A video Ohio State sent to the Big Ten appeared to show Allen trying to get his gloved hand inside the facemask of Ohio State defensive lineman Johnathan Hankins during Saturday's Ohio State victory in East Lansing.

NEW NATIONAL NEWS

5. DARYL HANNAH ARRESTED

(AP) - Actress Daryl Hannah has been arrested along with a 78-year-old northeast Texas landowner while protesting construction of a pipeline designed to bring crude oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries. Hannah's manager says the celebrity and the landowner were arrested after standing in front of heavy equipment brought onto the woman's property in Winnsboro, about 100 miles east of Dallas.

6. DEBATE AUDIENCE

(AP) - The Nielsen ratings company says an estimated 67.2 million people watched the first debate between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney last night. That was the largest TV audience for a presidential debate since 1992. Four years ago the vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin attracted 69.9 million viewers.

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