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    • 2:26 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Election starts for Red Wings arena neighborhood advisory panel

    Detroit — A community-based election is under way Wednesday to select 12 residents for an advisory committee established to weigh in on development associated with the new Red Wings hockey arena and a surrounding development district.

    • 4:08 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Harper Woods woman accused of fatally hitting another woman with her car

    A 23-year-old Harper Woods woman is accused of fatally hitting another woman with her car Sunday night during an argument.

    • 4:43 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Grosse Pointe lawyer pleads guilty to embezzling $2.7M, laundering money

    Detroit — A Grosse Pointe lawyer faces up to nine years in federal prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to embezzling more than $2.7 million and laundering money.

    • 3:52 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Man convicted in strangling death of Grosse Pointe Park neighbor gets life, no parole

    Grosse Pointe Park — A man convicted last month in the murder of his Grosse Pointe Park neighbor was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for the crime.

    • 6:53 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Police: Detroit woman found dead in home was stabbed, infant daughter in stable condition

    Detroit — The Wayne County Medical Examiner's office has released the name and cause of death of a 31-year-old woman who was found dead in her home Monday morning.

    • 7:08 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Detroit cops seek help finding man who snatched purse from woman, 83

    Detroit — Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man who snatched the purse of an 83-year-old woman on Sunday.

  1. Man faces life sentence for killing family members

    Detroit — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for gunning down his 7-year-old daughter, grandmother and aunt at a home in Detroit.

    • 11:45 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Families say teens killed in Detroit crash not bad kids

    The family of Charles Miller Jr., one of three teens killed in a crash involving a stolen car on southbound Interstate 75, want people to know that he was a good kid.

    • 12:07 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Schuette won't reveal next move in light of bankruptcy pension deal

    Lansing — Attorney General Bill Schuette deflected questions Tuesday on how he intends to fight Detroit's proposed pension cuts after the city's retirement systems agreed last week to reduced benefits.

    • 10:02 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Snyder confirms Lincoln Park financial emergency

    Gov. Rick Snyder confirmed Tuesday an earlier decision that a financial emergency exists in Lincoln Park.

  2. Detroit to stop handing out 313 area code

    Beware: The 313 is coming to an end. Sort of. That's the area code, not the city. The city isn't disappearing any faster than usual. Also, 'coming to an end' is relative. Pending a revised estimate next week, the last of the 313 telephone prefixes is expected to be handed out four years from now, in the second quarter of 2018.

    • 1:18 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • Wayne County

    East Coast financial expert will assess Detroit debt-cutting plan

    The city's bankruptcy judge appointed an East Coast financial specialist today to evaluate the city's debt-cutting plan.

    • 11:34 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Detroit police chief, critic debate merits of calling people 'predators'

    A meeting at Detroit Police Headquarters ended on a contentious note Tuesday when a citizen advocate and frequent critic of the police department argued with Chief James Craig about whether some lawbreakers should be referred to as 'predators.'

  3. Detroit crisis has spurred change; city doesn't need an 'overseer'

    Does Detroit need 'a permanent overseer?' That loaded phrase, used in a Crain's Detroit Business headline on a Keith Crain column, was swiftly changed to the less incendiary 'independent finance exec.'

    • 10:38 AM, Apr. 22, 2014

    International Academy tops Mich. schools in magazine's ranking

    Four Metro Detroit high schools made the 2014 Best High Schools list released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. The International Academy, with campuses in ...

  4. Fire breaks out at PJ's Lager House in Corktown

    PJ's Lager House, a popular bar and music venue in Corktown, was damaged by fire Monday night, according to owner PJ Ryder.

  5. Appeals court revives Dearborn scared-to-death case

    Dearborn — Was an 85-year-old driver literally scared to death?

    • 11:48 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Courtroom ruckus sets stage for Utash beating trials

    Four men accused of beating motorist Steve Utash after he accidentally struck a child with his truck on the city's east side were ordered to stand trial. After ...

  6. Evans files to run for Wayne Co. exec as Ficano launches re-election bid

    Detroit — Former Wayne County Sheriff Warren Evans filed to run for county executive in a crowded field as incumbent Executive Robert Ficano, flanked by electrical ...

    • 11:36 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Judge moves start of trial on Detroit's debt-cutting plan

    Detroit's bankruptcy judge has moved the start of a planned trial over the city's debt-cutting plan from July 16 to July 24.

    • 12:24 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Dispute in Detroit leads to gunfire, graze wound to head

    An apartment tenant was injured and another resident taken into custody Monday after a dispute led to gunfire on Detroit's east side, police said.

  7. Sunny skies, warm temps into 70s today, then thundershowers

    Mark Twain wrote 'Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.'

  8. U.S. Treasury chief to visit Detroit

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will make a two-day trip to Detroit this week, the latest high-profile visit by the Obama administration to the Motor City ...

    • Apr. 22, 2014
    • Wayne County

    3 teens fleeing police killed after stolen car flips onto I-75

    Detroit — Rene Rosales sat in his home Monday night looking at photos of his daughter Suhaili Alvarez. Photos in a frame of a brown-haired girl hung on the wall beside ...

    • 5:08 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Mother found dead, baby unharmed in Detroit home

    A 31-year-old woman was found dead in her west side home Monday morning and her unharmed 8-month-old daughter was in her crib.

    • 9:38 PM, Apr. 20, 2014

    Firefighter Robert Louis Smith Jr. won multiple awards for bravery, service

    Detroit — Fighting fires and saving lives was not only Robert Louis Smith Jr.'s job, it was also a mission he strongly believed in, his family said.

    • 9:32 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Wayne County's tenuous fiscal position puts control of future at stake

    Major credit rating agencies continue to monitor the financial state of Wayne County as Executive Robert Ficano's deficit elimination plan has encountered ...

  9. Metro Detroiters celebrate Easter with services, volunteering

    Resurrection, rebirth and reaching out to help others were all part of Easter celebrations across Metro Detroit on Sunday when thousands of worshipers attended ...

  10. Two MSU grads turn dance program in Brightmoor into community affair

    It's not in a fancy studio with sprung wood floors and mirrors on every wall. It's not supported by going-rate tuition. But it's taking hold in the recreation ...

    • 7:51 AM, Apr. 21, 2014
    • Wayne County

    Credit union suit: Cushingberry stripped foreclosed home

    A credit union is suing the City Council's president pro tem on claims he 'willfully and maliciously' damaged his foreclosed home, a property that's now being ...

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