LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan panel has voted to recommend autism as a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana. Supporters say oil extracted from marijuana has been effective in controlling extreme physical behavior by kids with severe autism. But critics say there's still not enough research.
HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Crews in the Upper Peninsula are making progress in battling a roughly 100-acre wildfire. The fire in Marquette County's Humboldt Township is at least 95 percent contained. It started in an area where loggers have been working this week. But the cause isn't known.
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit officials are working on a municipal identification card program that would offer better access to some city services for the homeless, immigrants, senior citizens and young people. The city would issue the cards to people who have trouble getting driver's licenses or other forms of government ID that show where they live.
MONTAGUE, Mich. (AP) - A western Michigan man has been honored for rescuing two children from a submerged vehicle in Canada. Charles Devowe of Montague was on a fishing trip when he saw the wrecked car in a creek and helped a boy and girl escape. Ontario Provincial Police honored him last month.
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