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  1. Monica Conyers released from probation 8 months early

    Detroit Convicted felon and former Detroit City Councilwoman Monica Conyers was released from probation eight months early Wednesday.

    • 6:43 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • OAKLAND COUNTY

    Suspect's girlfriend arrested for trying to Facebook juror deciding his case

    Pontiac A 22-year-old Goodrich woman has been jailed and faces contempt of court charges after allegedly contacting a male juror deliberating her boyfriend's fate in a drug trial and asking him to 'friend' her on Facebook.

    • 3:00 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    Judge delays start of Detroit bankruptcy trial until Sept. 2

    Detroit — U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes on Wednesday delayed the start of the city's bankruptcy trial until Sept.

    • 4:15 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    Shooting suspect leaves tether on, makes it easy for Detroit cops to catch him

    Detroit — Doyle Mims cut off his tether when he wasn't supposed to, and then left it on after it was scheduled to be removed, which made it easy for police to catch him after he allegedly shot a man on the city's northwest side.

  2. Catholic school teacher accused of having sex with student waives preliminary hearing

    A former Catholic school teacher facing up to life in prison for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old student waived her right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday morning in a Madison Heights courtroom.

    • 8:48 AM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • METRO DETROIT

    Flood of garbage has Metro Detroit communities, residents talking trash

    Troy A seemingly endless parade of licensed haulers and private citizens have flowed into the South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority hoping to rid themselves of sewage-tainted and ruined property from last week's flooding, even as another storm bore down on the area Tuesday evening.

    • 1:12 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • OAKLAND COUNTY

    Southfield police search for suspects in armed robbery at Northland Mall

    Southfield — Police are on the lookout for two men who committed an armed robbery Monday afternoon in the parking lot of a Target store at Northland Mall.

    • 7:46 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • OAKLAND COUNTY

    Huntington Woods revokes tree ordinance

    Huntington Woods city officials have repealed a controversial ordinance requiring homeowners to get permits, consult with tree experts and pay fees for cutting down trees that aren't diseased or dying.

    • 3:40 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • MICHIGAN

    Federal agents find big cocaine stash in towed car

    Saginaw, Mich. — Federal agents have discovered cocaine worth $400,000 hidden in a car that was driven to a Saginaw hotel and towed to a pole barn.

    • 7:35 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • METRO DETROIT

    Tornado causes damage but no injuries in Lenox Township

    A tornado hit Lenox Township Wednesday afternoon damaging several homes and barns, official said.

    • 10:29 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    Detroit water fair Saturday to assist delinquent customers

    Detroit will resume water shutoffs for delinquent customers next week after a month-long moratorium, with city officials giving residents one last chance Saturday to get on a payment plan before they risk losing their water service.

    • 7:57 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • OAKLAND COUNTY

    Embattled Novi judge announces retirement

    Novi A veteran judge who is subject to allegations of misconduct including obtaining thousands of dollars of unearned expenses and pay from Oakland County taxpayers has announced plans to retire.

    • 5:28 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • OAKLAND COUNTY

    Suspects question whether statements in Bloomfield Hills shooting were legal

    Pontiac — Two suspects allegedly involved in an April attack and shooting of an attorney at his Bloomfield Hills home are questioning whether their statements being used against them were voluntary and freely given to detectives.

    • 7:02 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • MICHIGAN

    Male guards can sue over jobs at Huron Valley women's prison

    Pittsfield Township — The Michigan appeals court Wednesday cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit by dozens of male guards who said they've been denied overtime and job assignments at the state's only prison for women solely because they're men.

    • 7:13 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • MICHIGAN

    5 plan to cross Lake Michigan on paddle boards

    Petoskey — A group of five friends who all have a passion for watersports and preserving the Great Lakes plan to paddle across Lake Michigan to raise money for the ...

    • 8:04 AM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • METRO DETROIT

    More strong weather expected in Metro Detroit today

    The front that brought hail and thunderstorms to southeastern Michigan on Tuesday afternoon has decided to stick around for another day.

    • 7:46 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • MICHIGAN

    Hunt for photo prospects pays off

    Announcing the latest four finalists in The Detroit News' Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest.

    • 9:44 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • MACOMB COUNTY

    Macomb Marine Division shows off newest boat in its fleet

    Harrison Township — The Marine Division of the Macomb County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday displayed one of its three new patrol boats bought with a federal grant.

    • 7:05 AM, Aug. 20, 2014
    • MICHIGAN

    No charges against officer in U.P. fatal shooting

    Marquette — The Marquette County prosecutor says no charges will be brought against a Munising police officer who fatally shot a man following a high-speed ...

    • 10:54 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    Grosse Pointe Park, Detroit to open gateway between cities

    Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park have entered a joint agreement to create a new connecting gateway along Kercheval Avenue, leaders of both cities announced ...

    • 9:59 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • MACOMB COUNTY

    Person of interest in Armada teen's killing jailed on pot charge

    A 32-year-old man arrested on marijuana charges is a person of interest in the killing of an Armada teen whose body was found in a ditch alongside a hiking ...

    • 6:40 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    McBride's family files $10M wrongful death lawsuit over porch shooting

    The family of Renisha McBride, who was fatally shot on the porch of a Dearborn Heights home in November, filed a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit today ...

    • 6:01 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • OAKLAND COUNTY

    Westland man dies after alleged assault at Hank Williams Jr. concert

    Investigators said Tuesday that a Westland man has died after he was injured at a Hank Williams Jr. concert at DTE Music Theatre.

    • 10:03 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • METRO DETROIT

    Freeways reopen in Metro Detroit as rainfall subsides, conditions quiet

    After brief evening downpours that flooded area freeways, Metro Detroiters can expect somewhat calmer conditions overnight.

    • 3:32 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    Detroit opens 2 flooding centers to help residents

    Detroit — Dozens of city residents came out to two flooding centers Tuesday in an effort to get assistance after last week's powerful rainstorm.

    • 9:37 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • MACOMB COUNTY

    Suspect arrested in Shelby Twp. armed robberies

    Shelby Township police arrested a 25-year-old man Tuesday they say is connected to a recent string of armed robberies there.

    • 5:20 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    Monica Conyers seeks early release from court supervision

    Detroit Former Detroit Councilwoman Monica Conyers asked a federal judge today for early release from court supervision, saying she is a model ex-con.

    • 10:47 AM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    City lawyers accuse bond insurer of 'distortions,' 'half-truths' in Detroit's bankruptcy case

    A bond insurer on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars in Detroit's bankruptcy is desperate, underhanded and should apologize for accusing mediators of ...

  3. Ice-cold bucket of water turns out to be a red-hot fundraising idea

    A rare and devastating neuromuscular disease has become a summer fad, as everyone from Bill Gates to Ben Affleck in a Detroit T-shirt to my 13-year-old ...

    • 3:39 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    Dad wants march to highlight black-on-black crime, spur tips in son's killing

    Detroit — Deon Rushin says his sympathies lie with the protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, but he's organizing a march Saturday to bring awareness to what he ...

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