ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Monday, May 27, 2019

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San Francisco police union calls for chief to resign

The union representing San Francisco police officers demanded Saturday that its chief resign, accusing him of blaming officers for raids that he ordered to determine who leaked a police report to a freelance journalist.

Read about it here.

Around the country:

  • Oregon: A man who fled a domestic disturbance situation Saturday morning was arrested after he put the wrong kind of fuel in his getaway car, causing it to break down, according to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office. Read more.
  • Utah: Police are searching for a 5-year-old Utah girl who went missing from her family's home Saturday morning. Read more.
  • Hawaii: A shark attack killed a 65-year-old man as he was swimming off the coast of Maui Saturday morning, according to authorities. Read more.
  • Florida: A woman has been airlifted to a hospital after she was bitten by an alligator in Florida, according to the Brevard County Fire and Rescue service. Read more.

Drugmaker to settle Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

Teva Pharmaceuticals, one of the biggest makers of generic drugs, has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma attorney general over allegations that the company contributed to the state's opioid painkiller epidemic.

Read about it here.

Historic flooding expected across central US

The threat of record flooding has areas of the central United States on alert after more than a week of extreme weather that has brought with it tornadoes, fierce winds and heavy rains.

Read about it here.

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Brian is an Associate Producer for ClickOnDetroit. He graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a degree in Journalism and Screen Studies.