ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Friday, June 14, 2019

Sheriff's detective, pastor calls for LGBTQ executions

A Tennessee sheriff's detective and pastor on Wednesday defended statements he made during a sermon calling for the executions of LGBTQ people.

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Around the country:

  • Colorado: Colorado, the pioneering state for pot peddling, has now made more than $1 billion in revenue since it legalized marijuana sales in 2014. Read more.
  • New York: Amid an ongoing measles outbreak, New York is requiring schoolchildren to be vaccinated, even if parents have religious objections. Read more.
  • Chicago: A baby cut from his mother's womb during a brutal attack in April has died, a family spokeswoman said. Read more.
  • South Carolina: A South Carolina father was sentenced to death Thursday for killing his five children with his own hands. Read more.
  • Arizona: The body of a 7-year-old girl believed to be from India was found in a remote desert area in Arizona this week, according to US Customs and Border Protection. Read more.

US considers more options for transgender migrants

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is considering opening a second permanent facility where transgender migrants can be detained amid the influx of Central Americans crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. While transgender migrants represent a small fraction of those in federal custody, their numbers have grown exponentially.

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Press secretary Sarah Sanders leaving White House

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will leave her position at the end of the month, capping a tumultuous tenure as the President's chief spokeswoman in which she largely redefined the position.

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Raptors win first NBA championship 

The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time in franchise history. They secured the title with a 114-110 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals, taking the series 4-2.

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Brian Newlin

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