(WXYZ) - Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered flags to be lowered across Michigan today to honor a fallen marine.
Marine Sgt. Justin M. Hansen of Traverse City died during combat in Afghanistan last week.
The 26-year-old was assigned to the 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Visitation for Sgt. Hansen will take place tomorrow at Kingsley High School where he graduated in 2003.
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The head of the Federal Defenders office has a unique idea for the judge in Bobby Ferguson’s upcoming bid rigging trial: don’t make him say under oath if he still has assets, give him a lawyer, and if the feds scrounge up more of the former contractor’s cash in the future – pay the taxpayers back.
The Mackinac Policy Conference taking place May 29th through the 31st has largely been a Detroit affair. That has changed. A group from the west side of the state will be attending the conference in hopes of reaching out to help Detroit and Michigan.
Kwame Kilpatrick was back in federal court today to plead for a new lawyer. He also spoke to the judge about the surgery he has to undergo on his injured leg.