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DETROIT (AP) - About 36 fetuses and infants have been removed from a Detroit funeral home, the second facility where remains have been improperly disposed. Detroit police raided Perry Funeral Home on Friday and found the remains. Jason Moon of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs says the remains were found in three unrefrigerated boxes. Additional remains were found in a deep freezer. Fetuses and cremated remains were found last week at a shuttered Detroit funeral home.
HOWELL, Mich. (AP) - A judge has sentenced a mid-Michigan man to 32½ to 60 years in prison for a two-car crash that killed five people in southeastern Michigan. Twenty-three-year-old Matthew Carrier of Fenton learned his punishment Friday after he pleaded no contest to five counts of second-degree murder and other charges in August. Carrier was drunk at the time of the May 2017 crash in Livingston County.
DETROIT (AP) - Six basketball courts in Detroit parks have been refurbished as part of a six-year, $2.5 million investment to upgrade 60 courts in the city. The project is a component of a community benefits plan created with the city as part of the Detroit Pistons' 2017 move downtown to Little Caesars Arena. Work included smoothing out and painting court surfaces, and repairing rims and stanchions. Another 20 courts will be refurbished by early next year.
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) - An improvised explosive device that police say appeared to be made from modified commercial fireworks has damaged a home in southwestern Michigan. The device was outside the home when it partially detonated about 4 a.m. Friday in South Haven. A window was blown out, but no injuries were reported. South Haven police say investigators don't know if people inside the home were targeted or if the incident was random.
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