Martin Zale took the stand in his own defense earlier in the day. The case in Livingston County Circuit Court went to the jury Tuesday afternoon.
Livingston County officials say neighbors discovered the fire, which is believed to have started in the living room.
An appeals court won’t free a Livingston County sheriff’s deputy from a lawsuit by a woman who was bitten by a police dog after attending a self-help conference.
Shorty, the short-eared owl, was found injured at Metro Airport in 2011.
Records show a man accused in a fatal road rage shooting and the victim in the case had both been involved in prior road rage incidents.
“It wasn’t anger, it wasn’t shock. He didn’t seem like he was remorseful or anything.”
“We wanna make sure that we have all of the facts,” said Livingston County prosecutor Bill Vailliencourt.
A 69-year-old Howell man will be held without bond, charged in connection with an apparent road rage shooting.
Southeastern Michigan authorities say a man shot and killed another man who approached his vehicle after a road rage incident.
A Michigan woman who had about 90 dogs and puppies removed from her farm has been sentenced to five years of probation on an animal cruelty charge.