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  1. FBI investigating potential bomb threat on Delta flight from Detroit to Denver

    A Delta Air Lines flight from Detroit to Denver reported a bomb threat during landing Friday afternoon, forcing the plane to land in a remote area of the airport.

  2. Literacy volunteers in Metro Detroit help break down language barriers

    Nearly half of Michigan’s adults — 44 percent — have minimal literacy skills, no greater than those necessary to perform simple, everyday activities, according to the Michigan League for Human Services.

  3. Royal Oak pushes land plans along I-696

    The Royal Oak Downtown Development Authority is taking the next steps in developing a long-vacant site at Interstate 696 and Main Street into residential, office and commercial space.

  4. Metro Detroit Christians continue celebrations leading up to Easter

    Thousands of followers across Metro Detroit are packing church pews, serving others and gathering with loved ones in celebration of the holiest Christian day.

  5. U.S. Presbyterians to meet in Detroit in June

    Detroit — The largest Presbyterian group in the United States is holding its 221st General Assembly in Detroit.

  6. Detroit Zoo putting on Bunnyville egg-stravaganza

    Royal Oak — The Detroit Zoo is egg-cited to host its annual Bunnyville celebration.

  7. Duggan, Gilbert, Penske among witnesses for Detroit bankruptcy trial

    Detroit A star-studded witness list of politicians, business titans and financial experts will testify in July about Detroit's debt-cutting plan.

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    • RELIGION

    Metro Detroiters mark Good Friday with charity, commemorations

    Metro Detroiters marked Good Friday, one of the most holy and solemn days in the Christian faith, by aiding the needy and joining church services commemorating Christ's crucifixion.

  8. Bolger demands Detroit unions give cash in bankruptcy settlement

    Lansing House Speaker Jase Bolger said Friday he wants Detroit labor unions to make a financial commitment to the city's bankruptcy settlement before he holds a vote on a plan to pump $350 million of state money into city pensions.

  9. Pontiac man, last seen in October, found dead in home

    Pontiac — A 53-year-old Pontiac man who hadn't been seen by his neighbors in six months was found dead in his home by authorities, the Oakland County Sheriff's Office said Friday.

  10. Robert Ficano to announce re-election bid for fourth term

    Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will announce his bid for a fourth term on Monday, his campaign announced today.

  11. Appeals court rules ex-Wayne Co. commissioner can be sued by former official

    Ex-Wayne County Commissioner Bernard Parker can be sued by Azzam Elder, a former high-ranking Wayne County official, according to a Michigan Court of Appeals opinion.

  12. Aiyana's father gets 40-60 years in Detroit teen's 2010 death

    Charles Jones, the father of Aiyana Stanley-Jones, a 7-year-old who was shot to death by Detroit police, was sentenced today to 40 to 60 years in the 2010 shooting death of a Detroit teen.

  13. Farmington man gets life term, apologizes for killing and dismembering girlfriend

    Pontiac A Farmington man apologized Friday for strangling his girlfriend and dismembering her body as a judge sentenced him to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

  14. Farmington man: Sorry for killing, dismembering girlfriend

    Pontiac — A suburban Detroit restaurant worker has apologized for strangling his girlfriend and then dismembering her body.

  15. Financial experts vie for chance to advise judge on Detroit bankruptcy

    Three financial experts interviewed by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes on Friday came schooled in different approaches but share one view: The city cannot ...

  16. Judge says Ypsilanti Township can't remove donation bins

    Ypsilanti Township A judge has blocked officials in Ypsilanti Township from removing outdoor clothing donation bins placed by a Maryland-based nonprofit group.

  17. Offer of a fresh perspective might help Detroit out of bankruptcy

    It's like 'American Idol' for bankruptcy, without the glamour but plenty of bucks involved. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes is hiring an expert to review the ...

  18. Oakland Co. about to see slew of orange barrels

    Prepare yourself, Oakland County; there's road construction in your future. In just a few short weeks, a $12 million project will kick off to reconstruct a one- ...

  19. Calif. farmers, cities to get more relief

    Fresno, Calif Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials ...

  20. Suspicious item turns out to be kitty litter after bomb threat investigated at Warren Walgreens

    Warren — A phoned-in bomb threat brought business to a halt at a Walgreens store Friday.

  21. Boyfriend, girlfriend charged for car crash that killed four in Detroit

    Detroit — A boyfriend and girlfriend were charged Friday with second-degree murder for allegedly killing four people seven months ago while driving recklessly ...

  22. Police: Girl, 4, finds pill inside Easter egg in Roseville

    Roseville — Police say a suburban Detroit pre-school student opened a plastic Easter egg following a school party and found a pill used to treat anxiety and ...

  23. HAZMAT situation cleared at GM Tech Center

    A leak of ammonia gas caused the evacuation of a department at General Motors' Tech Center early Friday morning.

  24. Detroit man accused of fighting, running over man faces murder charge

    A 24-year-old man faces a first-degree murder charge after allegedly knocking a 39-year-old man down in a fist fight before running over him with his car, ...

  25. In Wayne County, it rained marshmallows

    The forecast in two Detroit-area communities called for marshmallows.

  26. Bankruptcy judge wants to hear from Duggan, council on debt-cutting plan

    It will be difficult for Detroit to prove it can implement a debt-cutting plan without support from Mayor Mike Duggan and City Council, the city's bankruptcy ...

  27. Teen's lawyer: Beating of motorist 'spur of moment,' not hate crime

    Detroit — A trial date was set Thursday for one of the accused assailants in the brutal mob attack on a Clinton Township motorist who tried to aid a child he ...

  28. Detroit father accused of biting principal after child denied field trip

    The father of a Detroit elementary school student accused of biting and punching the principal was arraigned in 36th District Court Thursday afternoon, ...

  29. Detroit suburbs ordered back to table for water authority talks

    As retirees appear to be putting down their legal swords, Detroit's final opponent in its bankruptcy reorganization may be its suburban neighbors who have ...

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