The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.
Officials said a woman, her 16-year-old daughter and a 17-year-old boy are suspected of using grass killer in an attempt to create an image of male genitalia across a Michigan high school football field.
There is nothing illegal about a tow ball blocking a clear view of a license plate, the Michigan appeals court said, breaking new legal ground in a state where thousands of motorists use hitches to haul boats and trailers.
Two more people have come forward to say they were assaulted as children by a retired Michigan police sergeant charged with sexual misconduct when he worked at the Flint Police Department in the 1990s, police said.