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    Oakland County

    Oakland County names health officer

    Oakland County names health officerThe chief of administrative services for the Oakland County Health Division has been named the county’s health officer
    • Oakland County
    • 35 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Senate OKs felony for targeting aircraft with lasers
    Aiming a laser beam at an airplane or helicopter could land an individual up to five years in prison in Michigan

    Senate approves new Michigan felony for targeting aircraft with laser beamsAiming a laser beam at an airplane or helicopter could land an individual up to five years in prison in Michigan
    • Michigan
    • 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Detroit cop facing assault charges, other felonies

    Detroit cop facing assault charges, other feloniesOfficer Kwame Powell is accused of choking and pulling a gun on his girlfriend
    • Wayne County
    • 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Officials: 400 Detroit water customers disconnected

    Officials: 400 Detroit water customers disconnectedWater director Gary Brown told Detroit’s council far fewer than 18,000 delinquent customers will get service shut off
    • Detroit
    • 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Oscar winners sued in Detroit over 2011 film

    Oscar winners sued in Detroit over 2011 filmLawsuit vs. Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz claims “Water for Elephants” included subliminal anti-Semitic messages
    • Detroit
    • 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    Oakland County

    Mich. justices hear Northville man’s driveway DUI case
    The issue is whether state law against drunken driveway applies to driveways

    Mich. justices hear Northville man’s driveway DUI caseThe issue is whether state law against drunken driveway applies to driveways
    • Oakland County
    • 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Detroit

    ‘White Boy Rick’ to get parole hearing June 8

    White Boy Rick’ to get parole hearing June 8Hearing will be Richard Wershe's first since 2003, according to officials
    • Detroit
    • 3 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Life

    Detroit’s first blow dry bars to open downtown

    Detroit’s first blow dry bars to open downtownDetroit Blows and Blo Blow Dry Bar debut this summer, offering a hair service workers and residents have been seeking
    • Life
    • 3 hours, 53 minutes ago
    Business

    Café con Leche to close after a decade in Detroit

    Café con Leche to close after a decade in DetroitCo-owner Jordi Carbonell is moving his roasting business to southwest Detroit
    • Business
    • 4 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Oakland County

    Bomb threat sends home Berkley High students
    District received threat in voicemail message left overnight

    Bomb threat sends home Berkley High studentsDistrict received threat in voicemail message left overnight
    • Oakland County
    • 4 hours, 27 minutes ago
    Life

    Denim Day to raise funds to test Detroit rape kits

    Denim Day and Jeans for Justice event to raise funds to test Detroit rape kitsThe Wednesday initiatives aim to help reach the fundraising goal of $657,090 to test more than 11,000 rape kits
    • Life
    • 4 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Detroit

    3 arrested in dispensary break-in on Eight Mile

    3 arrested in dispensary break-in on Eight MileAfter an early Monday morning break-in at a marijuana dispensary, three suspects are under arrest
    • Detroit
    • 4 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Lottery

    Michigan Lottery for Monday, April 24
    These numbers were drawn Monday:

    Michigan Lottery for Monday, April 24These numbers were drawn Monday:
    • Lottery
    • 15 hours, 9 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    LGBTQ crime victims get help to tell their stories

    LGBTQ crime victims get help to tell their storiesCounty advocates work to quell fears of those seeking police help or testifying in court
    • Wayne County
    • 15 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Life

    Historic Boston-Edison District

    Historic Boston-Edison DistrictHistoric Boston-Edison District
    • Life
    • 15 hours, 50 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Conservative Kochs push Mich. criminal justice reforms

    Conservative Kochs push Mich. criminal justice reformsKochs: Michigan can do more to ensure fairness and fiscal discipline in sentencing, prison rehab and re-entry services
    • Michigan
    • 7 hours, 43 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Mayor Mike Duggan on the new Flex-N-Gate facility

    Mayor Mike Duggan on the new Flex-N-Gate facilityMayor Mike Duggan on the new Flex-N-Gate facility to be built on Detroit's east side.
    • Detroit
    • 19 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Ex-police chief pleads guilty to embezzlement
    Robert Wilson was fired as police chief earlier this year as a result of a state investigation

    Ex-police chief pleads guilty to embezzlementRobert Wilson was fired as police chief earlier this year as a result of a state investigation
    • Macomb County
    • 19 hours, 55 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Victims identified in fatal U.S. 23 crash
    Police say the crash Sunday killed Robin David Brown, 51, of Milford and Roby James Steele, 52, of Davison

    Victims identified in fatal U.S. 23 crashPolice say the crash Sunday killed Robin David Brown, 51, of Milford and Roby James Steele, 52, of Davison
    • Michigan
    • 20 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Wayne Co. offers aid to homeowners behind on taxes

    Wayne County offers aid to homeowners behind on taxesOfficials announce program to reduce interest rates on delinquent property taxes
    • Wayne County
    • 20 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Oakland County

    Redford Twp. man held in Farmington Hills home invasion

    Redford Twp. man held in Farmington Hills home invasionPolice say the suspect would knock on a home’s front door and tell the resident he was looking for a lost dog
    • Oakland County
    • 20 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Crittenton pays $791K to settle Fata claims

    Crittenton pays $791K to settle Fata claimsDeal settles health care fraud claims stemming from tests performed on Dr. Farid Fata’s patients
    • Detroit
    • 21 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Air Force won’t give clean water to polluted Mich. city

    Air Force won’t give clean water to polluted Mich. cityAir Force says it won’t supply clean water to Oscoda despite pollution from nearby base because law is discriminatory
    • Michigan
    • 21 hours, 34 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Wayne Co. helps homeowners with taxes

    Wayne Co. helps homeowners with taxesOfficials announce aid for people behind on property taxes.
    • Detroit
    • 21 hours, 51 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Detroit man charged in death of Inkster infant

    Detroit man charged in death of Inkster infantAuthorities allege James Lee Saltmarshall, 22, killed the child by causing trauma to her head
    • Wayne County
    • 23 hours, 21 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Mount Clemens woman reports home invasion, assault
    Woman told deputies the break-in and assault happened shortly after her husband left their home for work

    Mount Clemens woman reports home invasion, assaultWoman told deputies the break-in and assault happened shortly after her husband left their home for work
    • Macomb County
    • 23 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Autos

    Auto supplier to create up to 700 jobs in Detroit

    Auto supplier to create up to 700 jobs in DetroitFlex-N-Gate plant on Detroit’s east side is said to be biggest investment by automaker in 20 years
    • Autos
    • 20 hours, 34 minutes ago
    News

    News@noon: Rescue on the water; futbol Americano

    News@noon: Rescue on the water; futbol AmericanoHere's what's making news today:
    • News
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Macomb County

    Sheriff: Woman pistol-whipped during home invasion

    Sheriff: Woman pistol-whipped during home invasionThe Macomb County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information after woman, 36, was pistol-whipped inside of her Mount Clemens home Friday
    • Macomb County
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Oakland County

    Man arrested in Southfield fire that hospitalized woman
    The fire started in the mail room of a Southfield apartment building early Monday

    Man arrested in Southfield fire that hospitalized womanThe fire started in the mail room of a Southfield apartment building early Monday
    • Oakland County
    • 1 day, 1 hour ago
    Michigan

    Debbie Schlussel: Hannity made ‘uncomfortable’ advances

    Debbie Schlussel: Hannity made ‘uncomfortable’ advancesSouthfield native Debbie Schlussel said Hannity repeatedly asked her to come to his hotel during an event in Detroit
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Detroit

    Cops: Man shoots up bus after lover’s quarrel

    Cops: Man shoots up bus after lover’s quarrelDetroit police are on the lookout for a man accused of shooting up a Detroit Department of Transportation bus after being kicked off Sunday night
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 6 hours ago
    Detroit

    Detroit can't charge bystanders who don't call the cops

    Detroit can’t charge bystanders who don’t call the copsAttorneys and law enforcement admit there’s no legal basis for such charges.
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 7 hours ago
    Detroit

    Delivering mail, saving lives aboard the J.W. Westcott

    Delivering mail, saving lives aboard the J.W. WestcottSenior captain Ryan Gazdecki aided in the rescue of a pregnant woman, 2 Detroit police officers and a medic
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    News

    J.W. Westcott II senior captain Ryan Gazdecki

    J.W. Westcott II senior captain Ryan GazdeckiJ.W. Westcott II senior captain Ryan Gazdecki
    • News
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Michigan

    Volunteers help foster children in family court

    Volunteers help foster children in family courtRoughly 50 court-appointed advocates voice foster children’s best interests in Grand Traverse County family court
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Politics

    New Calley ad teases likely run for governor

    New Calley ad teases likely run for governorLt. Gov. Calley is running online ads and teasing an announcement on May 30
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 6 hours ago
    Detroit

    Mail boat captain recounts rescue of pregnant woman

    Mail boat captain recounts rescue of pregnant womanSenior Captain Ryan Gazdecki of the J.W. Westcott II mail boat describes his role in the rescue of a pregnant woman after she fell into the Detroit River at Riverside Park in Detroit on April 20, 2017.
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Detroit

    Elizabeth Warren's speech to the NAACP

    Elizabeth Warren’s speech to the NAACPThe senator from Massachusetts was the keynote speaker for the 62nd annual Fight For Freedom Fund dinner at Cobo Hall
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 15 hours ago
    Detroit

    At NAACP event, Sen. Warren warns of 'moment of crisis'

    Warren warns NAACP of ‘moment of crisis’U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren vows ‘we will not be silent’ at annual dinner in Detroit.
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Program sheds light on Highland Park activists

    Program sheds light on Highland Park activistsMark Ruffalo’s 100% campaign 5 residents with solar-powered streetlights to reward their leadership on clean energy
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 20 hours ago
    News

    Soulardarity installs solar-powered lights in Highland Park

    Soulardarity installs solar-powered lights in Highland ParkSoulardarity installs solar-powered lights in Highland Park
    • News
    • 1 day, 23 hours ago
    Detroit

    Doctor’s arrest brings to light US female circumcisions

    Doctor’s arrest brings to light US female circumcisionsRecent arrest of local doctor accused of performing procedure shows female genital mutilation is alive and well in West
    • Detroit
    • 2 days ago
    Detroit

    Officers recount river rescue of pregnant woman

    Officers recount river rescue of pregnant womanPolice, medics and operator of the J.W. Westcott all needed to save woman, who authorities believe was suicidal
    • Detroit
    • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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