Police say the apartment had no beds or food for the four children in the house, including twin toddlers, and said he let his disabled wife fester in bed surrounded by her own waste.
A bed-ridden, roughly 500-pound woman will remain in intensive care for a couple days, but her condition is improving.
Fire officials say a freight train carrying agricultural products derailed Wednesday morning in Columbus, Ohio, causing a fiery explosion and injuring at least two people.
Westbound M-14 is expected to be shut down from more than 5 hours after a semi rolled over, leaving liquid acid leaking onto the freeway.
Officials said a HAZMAT crew was deployed to the scene near Oakwood Elementary.
It was an unusual call and a first for the Sterling Heights Police Department.
Hazardous materials crews have been called to deal with a box of broken thermometers found in a metal trash bin at a Michigan hospital.
Detroit fire crews were on the scene Tuesday afternoon of a hazardous materials situation at the city’s biggest medical complex.
Charges could be brought against the person who sent a letter containing a white powdery substance to a judge in Detroit.
The all clear has been given at Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital after employees reported a powdery substance that spilled out of a tissue box.