A pipe that burst during Michigan's deep freeze is being blamed for flooding the lower levels of a mostly vacant 38-story building in downtown Detroit with 2 million gallons of water, and authorities say weather was a factor in a fatal crash on a snow-covered road in West Michigan.
With the national spotlight shining on officer-involved shootings, public demand for equipping officers with body cameras has risen.
But how feasible is that, and do the benefits outweigh the setbacks?
A prosecutor calls Joyce Hardin Garrard the "drill sergeant from hell," a woman so mean she made her 9-year-old granddaughter run until the girl collapsed and died, all as punishment for lying about candy.
The father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy were charged Friday with torture and child abuse in an investigation that began last summer when he was discovered among boxes in his father's basement after a highly publicized 11-day search by Detroit police.