According to a media release, Ann Arbor police officers responded to a graffiting incident in the skate park located in Veterans Memorial Park on Friday morning; the graffiting was racially charged and included swastikas. Phrases such as “Free USA” and “Jews Die” were sprayed painted.
According to a media release from the Ann Arbor Police Department, the AAPD and Detroit field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Jimmy Huy Nguyen Tuesday. The report said Nguyen is charged with three counts of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree.
He allegedly sexually assaulted at least two University of Michigan students in the 600 block of East University Avenue in the fall of 2012 and winter of 2013; Nguyen was also a student at the University at the time.
Hundreds gathered in the Diag to protest the white supremacist violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Va. this weekend with government officials denouncing President Donald Trump’s response to the incident.
On Thursday night, about 30 Washtenaw County residents gathered at the Ann Arbor District Library to learn about the Ann Arbor Solar Club — a program launched by the city to help streamline the installation of solar panels.
Effective Aug. 1, Michael J. Solomon, a professor of chemical engineering at the University of Michigan, has been appointed interim dean of Rackham Graduate School. According to a press release, Solomon was recommended by Interim Provost Paul Courant to replace Carol A. Fierke who has taken on a new role as the provost and executive vice president of Texas A&M University.
Reggie the Campus Corgi — a trained therapy dog and friendly canine on campus — has a corneal ulcer in his eye.
His owner created a GoFundMe page to raise money and support for an ophthalmological debridement procedure, medications and follow-up visits at the Animal Ophthalmology Center in Williamston, Michigan.
Around 100 local residents gathered outside the Ann Arbor Distilling Company Thursday night to help show support, fundraise and organize for state Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D–Ann Arbor), as he campaigns for re-election in the 2018 election.
In an interview, Rabhi said after the 2016 election, people became more interested in politics.