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Lawmakers back Detroit charter in building fight

Lawmakers back Detroit charter in building fightMichigan’s Republican-led Legislature took action to tilt a lawsuit in favor of a Detroit charter school
  • Politics
  • 1 day ago
Wayne County

Man charged with concealing girlfriend's death

Man charged with concealing girlfriend’s deathThe Rockwood man has been charged with a felony for allegedly concealing the woman's death
  • Wayne County
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Wayne County

Lincoln Park man in U.S. 29 years deported to Mexico

Lincoln Park man deported to Mexico after 29 years in U.S.Advocates, relatives vow to fight for Jorge Garcia, who came to the country with his family at age 10, to return
  • Wayne County
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Wayne County

Jorge Garcia says goodbye to wife, children at Detroit Metro Airport

Jorge Garcia says goodbye to wife, children at Detroit Metro AirportThe Lincoln Park man had left Mexico for the United States with his family nearly 30 years ago at age 10 and long sought legal status.
  • Wayne County
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Wayne County

MLK’s Grosse Pointe speech heard nearly 50 years later

MLK’s Grosse Pointe speech replayed nearly 50 years laterThe Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech “The Other America” still resonates today, some say
  • Wayne County
  • 2 days ago
Wayne County

Police: Rockwood woman found dead at home, partner arrested

Police: Woman found dead, partner arrestedA man was arrested 'with blood on his hands,' police said
  • Wayne County
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Religion

MLK celebration in Detroit promotes religious diversity

MLK celebration in Detroit promotes religious diversityMLK celebration in Detroit promotes religious diversity
  • Religion
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Wayne County

Father charged in River Rouge boy's kidnapping

Father charged in River Rouge boy’s kidnappingSteven Miracle was denied bond and ordered not to contact any victims in the case during an arraignment on Friday in 25th District Court in Lincoln Park, according to court records.
  • Wayne County
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Wayne County

MDOT: Fort Street Bridge reopens

MDOT: Fort Street Bridge reopensElectrical problems with the Fort Street Bridge had prompted its closure for emergency repairs
  • Wayne County
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Wayne County

Mom of burned, dead girl was burned as a child

Mom of burned, dead girl was burned as a childSumpter Township mom accused in 4-year-old's death was also burned as a child, records show.
  • Wayne County
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Detroit

Firefighters battle huge blaze at Detroit scrapyard

Firefighters battle huge blaze at Detroit scrapyardFirefighters battle huge blaze at Detroit scrapyard
  • Detroit
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Wayne County

Dearborn judge on the hook for $1.1M to former employee

Dearborn judge on the hook for $1.1M to former employeeA former court employee who said she was illegally fired will have to pursue a Dearborn judge — not taxpayers — for a $734,000 jury verdict.
  • Wayne County
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Judge Mathis decides against Congress run

Judge Mathis decides against Congress runTV celebrity Judge Greg Mathis said he’s not giving up his day job and won’t run for ex-U.S. Rep. John Conyers’ seat
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Wayne County

Wayne County Airport Authority picks interim leader

Wayne County Airport Authority picks interim leaderGenelle Allen will lead the authority during the search for a long-term CEO
  • Wayne County
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Wayne County

$21K, weapons among abandoned items at DTW

$21K, weapons among abandoned items at DTWNearly 19,500 items were left behind by passengers at Detroit Metro last year, according to the TSA
  • Wayne County
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

State’s top court hears Virgil Smith case

State’s top court hears Virgil Smith caseThe state Supreme Court will decide if ex-Sen. Virgil Smith should have been banned from running for Detroit council
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Ryan’s super PAC opens office to aid Bishop

Ryan’s super PAC opens office to aid BishopThe super political action committee with ties to Speaker Paul Ryan has opened a field office to defend Rep. Mike Bishop
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Wayne County

Police say Monroe man lived with dead girlfriend

Monroe man lived with dead girlfriendDavid Hall, 49, charged with concealing death of his girlfriend
  • Wayne County
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Reps push ‘Jessie’s Law’ named for Ann Arbor woman

Reps push ‘Jessie’s Law’ named for Ann Arbor womanCongressional legislation was drafted in response to the overdose death of Jessica Grubb, an Ann Arbor woman
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
Wayne County

Authorities charge 3 in Westland shooting

Authorities charge 3 in Westland shootingPolice say it appears shooting stems from a fight over a woman
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

Regional transit tax pushed for November ballot

Regional transit tax pushed for Nov. ballotOfficials say they have been meeting to come up with a new plan and hope to make an announcement as early as this month.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Wayne County

Witness: Owner used chainsaw at body parts warehouse

Witness: Owner used chainsaw at body parts warehouseFormer employee testifies in federal trial of Grosse Pointe Park man accused of selling diseased body parts
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week ago
Wayne County

State: Parents in girl's death claim mental health issues, no medication

State: Parents in girl’s death claim mental health issues, no medicationState is looking to terminate the custodianship of 1-year-old daughter of Candice Diaz and Brad Fields
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week ago
Wayne County

Wayne County names new CFO

Wayne County names new CFOHenry M. Dachowitz, former treasurer of Nassau County, N.Y., will begin the job Jan. 16
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Pensler puts $5M of own money into U.S. Senate race

Pensler puts $5M of his own money into U.S. Senate raceBusinessman Sandy Pensler poured $5 million into his GOP campaign for U.S. Senate in Michigan, his campaign said
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Detroit

Marathon settles Detroit explosion class-action suit

Marathon settles Detroit explosion suitMarathon’s settlement of a class-action suit stemming from a 2013 explosion in Detroit awaits a judge’s approval
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Wayne County

Police search for missing River Rouge child, father

Cops search for River Rouge child, fatherMichigan State Police have issued a endangered missing advisory for Denver Statton, 2
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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