Traverse City Record-Eagle

Michigan

November 3, 2012

Michigan in Brief: 11/03/2012

Detroit toughens rules on relationships

DETROIT — Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has issued an executive order toughening the city's rules on workplace relationships.

The move Friday comes after sex scandals caused a pair of police chiefs to lose their jobs in recent years.

Earlier this week, Angelica Robinson, a police officer who had a sexual relationship with former Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee, filed a lawsuit against him and the city claiming sexual harassment.

A message seeking comment was sent by The Associated Press to the mayor's office.

Godbee resigned Oct. 8. He has apologized for setting a bad example through his sexual relationship with Robinson that forced his resignation.

City laws already prohibit sexual harassment, but Bing says his executive order goes further.

Woman left beaten in Genesee ditch

MOUNT MORRIS TOWNSHIP — Police say a 25-year-old woman was left severely beaten and naked in a ditch in Genesee County.

Ashley Lucier was listed in critical condition on Friday.

She was found Thursday morning in Mount Morris Township.

The Flint Journal reported some passersby, believed to be students at Flushing High School, covered Lucier and called 911.

1
Text Only

Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Associated Press Video
What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad