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Officials searching for driver of car involved in chase, crash

DELTA COUNTY, MI-- The Delta County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a driver who led a deputy on a chase and crashed his vehicle. Monday around 8 p.m. the deputy tried to stop a possible suspended driver who was eastbound on 18.3 Road in the Bay View area. The suspect then turned south on P Road at a high rate of speed. As he approached Holly Lane he lost control of the vehicle, which crashed into a pile of wooden beams and also struck a large pile of iron beams. The suspect got out of the...
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Multi-vehicle accident on US-41 in Marquette Township

MARQUETTE, MI-- Four vehicles were involved in an accident in Marquette Township Monday. Sheriff’s deputies were called to US-41 at Brickyard Road around 1:35 p.m. They say an eastbound Cadillac driven by Ruth Wisti, 83, of Hancock, had slowed in the inside lane to turn left. A Ford pickup driven by Dale Black, 32, of Marquette slowed behind her, as did a Subaru Forester driven by Jacob Paupore, 17, of Negaunee. Wyatt Soeltner, 17, of Negaunee was driving a Ford Ranger behind Paupore. He...
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In a resolution that could have wide effects, California's prison system has agreed to change how it handles solitary confinement – and to review the cases of 2,000 prisoners who are currently in solitary. The changes are part of the terms of a newly settled class-action lawsuit.

As part of the settlement, the state is agreeing to a central demand of the plaintiffs: to stop placing inmates in solitary confinement solely because of a gang affiliation.

"Lawyers for the prisoners say more than 1,500 people could be moved out of solitary," NPR's Carrie Johnson reports.

About 25 to 30 percent of people prescribed statins dump them within a year. I flunked Lipitor after a few wretched months.

Statins are prescribed to lower cholesterol in people who show risk factors for cardiovascular disease or diabetes, or who already have them. Side effects can include muscle weakness, diabetes onset and, rarely, permanent muscle damage. These risks are higher in women, with age, and with certain heart and blood pressure drugs.

Police in Thailand have arrested a second foreign man — who Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said is the main suspect — in connection with the deadly Bangkok bombing on Aug. 17, Michael Sullivan reports for NPR.

Prayuth told reporters the man arrested Tuesday was taken into custody in eastern Thailand, near the border with Cambodia, and that the suspect may have been attempting to flee the country, Sullivan reports.

DELTA COUNTY, MI--   The Delta County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a driver who led a deputy on a chase and crashed his vehicle. 

Monday around 8 p.m. the deputy tried to stop a possible suspended driver who was eastbound on 18.3 Road in the Bay View area.  The suspect then turned south on P Road at a high rate of speed.  As he approached Holly Lane he lost control of the vehicle, which crashed into a pile of wooden beams and also struck a large pile of iron beams. 

MARQUETTE, MI--   Marquette Police are looking for information about a hit-and-run driver.  

Officers say an accident happened Monday around 2:55 p.m. at the intersection of McClellan Avenue and Ridge Street.  A white Subaru Outback was struck by a silver Chevrolet Silverado’ pickup truck with two orange ladder racks.  The suspect vehicle may have passenger side front end damage. 

The driver is described as a thin white male with brown hair who is about 40 years old. 

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call City Police at 228-0400.  

Florida Cowboys Week: Part One

To Mary K. Herron and others, the history of black cowboys in Florida is a venerable element of the state's past.

DETROIT, MI (AP)--   Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 207,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because the windshield wipers can stop working unexpectedly.  

Cherokees from the 2014 model year are affected. There are nearly 159,000 in the U.S., more than 18,000 in Canada and about 3,600 in Mexico. The rest were sold outside North America.

Fiat Chrysler says static buildup may occur if the wipers are used when it's dry. Static buildup can affect the module that powers the wipers and potentially disable them.

This has been the Summer of Trump on the campaign trail. Donald Trump has flown high in the polls, with seemingly nothing emerging to slow his rise.

But as heading into September, here are three hurdles the reigning Republican front-runner might have to contend with that run counter to his success so far:

Despite a Supreme Court ruling that compelled a Rowan County clerk in Kentucky to give out marriage licenses to gay couples, Kim Davis refused to comply once again on Tuesday morning by denying marriage licenses to everyone.

Ryland Barton, a reporter for Kentucky Public Radio, reports that Davis said she made the decision "under God's authority."

MADISON, WI (AP)--   Scott Walker's presidential campaign spokeswoman says the Wisconsin governor is not advocating for building a wall separating Canada and the United States. 

Walker spokeswoman AshLee Strong said Monday that Walker's comments on the issue had been misinterpreted.

Walker was asked Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" whether he supported building a wall. Walker said that he has heard about security concerns along the Canadian border, and "that is a legitimate issue for us to look at."

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