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    Oakland County

    Nicole Curtis told to pay up in parenting fight

    Nicole Curtis told to pay up in parenting fight“Rehab Addict” star must pay son’s Minneapolis father for missed parenting times, attorney fees; mom denied PPO request
    • Oakland County
    • 10 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Book Cadillac evacuated after reports of blasts

    Book Cadillac evacuated after reports of blastsPolice block hotel entrance near scene. ‘Unbelievably loud,’ said one witness
    • Detroit
    • 3 hours, 3 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    MDOT details Wayne County I-75 project with travelers

    MDOT details Wayne County I-75 project with travelersPublic meeting held Wednesday in Detroit on upcoming 2017-18 project to replace bridges, repair road surface
    • Wayne County
    • 5 hours ago
    News

    Photos of the day

    Photos of the dayResidents react among the rubble after a strong earthquake hit Amatrice on Aug.24, 2016 Central Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the early hours.
    • News
    • 5 hours, 42 minutes ago
    Oakland County

    Former Farmington Hills cop sentenced to prison

    Former Farmington Hills cop sentenced to prisonMatthew Parsons, 48, was sentenced to up to seven years in prison
    • Oakland County
    • 6 hours, 49 minutes ago
    Special Reports

    Girl's family shocked by problems with DMC surgical instruments

    Girl's family shocked by problems with DMC surgical instrumentsThe family of Kalaya Hull-Mason was stunned to learn that her open-heart surgery was interrupted when blood from a previous patient was found in an instrument.
    • Special Reports
    • 7 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Special Reports

    DMC executive: Patients not at risk

    DMC executive: Patients not at riskConrad Mallett, Detroit Medical Center's chief administration officer, admits surgical equipment has needed to be re-cleaned on occasion, but says the main problem has been a failure to recruit high-quality managers for Central Sterile Processing.
    • Special Reports
    • 7 hours, 19 minutes ago
    Special Reports

    How surgical instruments are cleaned

    How surgical instruments are cleanedThere are multiple methods for cleaning medical devices, depending on the material and design of the instrument, but the process typically goes like this: Before leaving the operating room, the instruments are sprayed or soaked in enzymatic detergent solution.
    • Special Reports
    • 7 hours, 28 minutes ago
    News

    7-year-old Rodney Burton becomes Detroit police chief for the day

    7-year-old Rodney Burton becomes Detroit police chief for the dayWith his sewn-on police badge and orange plastic pistol, Police Chief for the Day Rodney Burton accepts a souvenir football from Michigan State Police officials.
    • News
    • 7 hours, 54 minutes ago
    News

    Nicole Curtis in court

    Nicole Curtis in courtNicole Curtis listens to her mom, Joan B. Curtis, address the court during the hearing. Nicole Curtis is in court to fight her mother's restraining order at the Oakland County Circuit Court in Pontiac, Michigan.
    • News
    • 8 hours, 6 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Judge delays decision in Warren whistleblower case
    City planner says he was forced out of his job he alleged illegal practices by administration; city denies charges

    Judge delays decision in Warren whistleblower caseCity planner says he was forced out of his job he alleged illegal practices by administration; city denies charges
    • Macomb County
    • 9 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Michigan

    NWF: Enbridge settlement over Mich. spill insufficient

    NWF: Enbridge settlement over Mich. spill insufficientNational Wildlife Federation says $177 million settlement proposal won’t deter for future environmental disasters
    • Michigan
    • 13 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Campaign seeks to repay Canada after floater invasion

    Campaign seeks to repay Canada after floater invasionSome Michiganians are donating to repay Sarnia after an accidental invasion of Canada by U.S. citizens on wayward rafts
    • Michigan
    • 10 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Expert: Mich. ‘would be dark’ without energy action

    Expert: Mich. ‘would be dark’ without energy actionThe prediction by the Public Service Commission chair sets sets the stage for an intense fall debate on energy plans
    • Michigan
    • 12 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Feds: Most consumers can buy health plans for $900

    Feds: Most consumers can buy health plans for $900Officials made the comments to cushion concerns that Michigan plans would rise a proposed average of 17.2 percent
    • Michigan
    • 10 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Detroit parents ask court to bar uncertified teachers

    Detroit parents ask court to bar uncertified teachersDetroit parents are suing the new school district leaders to ensure uncertified teachers aren’t hired
    • Detroit
    • 12 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Detroit police have new chief, even if just for a day

    Detroit police have new chief, even if just for a dayThe Detroit Police Department made Rodney Burton's dream of being a police officer come true by making him Chief for the day. At just 7 years old, Rodney is battling sickle cell disease and Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a form of cancer.
    • Detroit
    • 10 hours, 44 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Detroit police have new chief, even if just for a day

    Detroit police have new chief, even if just for a dayRodney Burton is fighting cancer, sickle cell disease, but wants to grow up to be a cop to keep city safe
    • Detroit
    • 11 hours, 53 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Officials: West Nile virus found in Warren mosquitoes

    Officials: West Nile virus found in Warren mosquitoesThe batch of mosquitoes is the first to test positive for West Nile this year in Macomb County, officials said
    • Macomb County
    • 15 hours, 12 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Pilot accused of being drunk at Metro pleads no contest

    Pilot accused of being drunk at Metro pleads no contestLawyer for John Maguire, placed on probation, says he hopes to fly again
    • Wayne County
    • 14 hours, 55 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Detroit police: Man who shot at officers turns self in

    Detroit police: Man who shot at officers turns self inPolice said the suspect is D’Angelo Davis, 40, of Detroit, who fired upon officers around 11:24 p.m.
    • Detroit
    • 20 hours, 5 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Motorcyclist dies, two arrested after Warren crash
    Two people were taken into custody after a crash that killed a motorcyclist at Eight Mile and Groesbeck in Warren

    Motorcyclist dies, two arrested after Warren crashTwo people were taken into custody after a crash that killed a motorcyclist at Eight Mile and Groesbeck in Warren
    • Macomb County
    • 20 hours, 2 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Muslim couple that sparred with Trump to be honored at local gala

    Muslim couple that sparred with Trump to be honored at local galaKhizr and Ghazala Khan will be honored Sept. 29 in Dearborn at the annual Arab-American Civil Rights League gala
    • Wayne County
    • 14 hours, 5 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Michigan hopes ‘22’ highway sign less coveted as M-22

    Michigan hopes ‘22’ highway sign less coveted as M-22MDOT has had to replace about 90 signs along route to popular Up North vacation destinations
    • Michigan
    • 16 hours, 34 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Murder convictions overturned in Dearborn store deaths

    Murder convictions overturned in Dearborn store deathsThe Michigan appeals court overturned murder convictions for a man accused of killing two people at Family Dollar
    • Wayne County
    • 17 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Last of 3 sentenced in musician’s Christmas Eve killing

    Last of 3 sentenced in musician’s Christmas Eve killing‘I don’t want to hear’ you say you’re sorry, mom tells Devan Williams, who will spend 13-40 years in prison
    • Detroit
    • 16 hours, 27 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    County worker faces fraud charges in home transfer
    An assistant deputy treasurer and another woman allegedly conspired to illegally transfer the home of a deceased woman

    County worker faces fraud charges in home transferAn assistant deputy treasurer and another woman allegedly conspired to illegally transfer the home of a deceased woman
    • Wayne County
    • 15 hours, 42 minutes ago
    News

    News@noon: Hometown hero; Zika in Mich.; Mayor Dog

    News@noon: Hometown hero; Zika in Mich.; Mayor DogToday is Wednesday, August 24, 2016, and yesterday we got to see a hometown hero return victorious.
    • News
    • 16 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Motorcyclist, 62, dies in Macomb Twp. crash

    Motorcyclist, 62, dies in Macomb Twp. crashThe man was driving on eastbound 24 Mile at Hayes when he was struck by a vehicle turning onto Hayes, officials said
    • Macomb County
    • 18 hours, 7 minutes ago
    Detroit

    DPS teachers slam delay in classroom assignment letters

    DPS teachers slam delay in classroom assignment lettersWith school less than 2 weeks away, Detroit teachers await classroom assignment letters; DPS says it mailed them Tuesday
    • Detroit
    • 16 hours, 52 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Prosecutors: Man has ‘heartfelt desire’ to harm people

    Prosecutors: Man has ‘heartfelt desire’ to harm peopleKhalil Abu Rayyan has been in federal detention since Feb. 4 after FBI agents arrested him on two gun-related felonies
    • Wayne County
    • 17 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Michigan

    2016 Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest finalists

    2016 Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest finalistsPeople leave Holland State Park after watching the Lake Michigan sunset in "Day's End," by Brian Sokol of Brownstown. Enter your photos of Michigan at http://detroitnews.com/celebratemichigan
    • Michigan
    • 17 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Health officials: Flint water might have caused rashes

    Health officials: Flint water might have caused rashesOfficials have concluded Flint’s improperly treated river water might have been behind skin problems and hair loss
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Michigan

    First day canceled after school bus tires are deflated

    First day canceled after school bus tires are deflatedSomeone wasn’t eager to start the new school year in Concord
    • Michigan
    • 18 hours, 34 minutes ago
    Politics

    Donald Trump plans Detroit visit in September

    Donald Trump plans Detroit visit in SeptemberThe Trump campaign adviser confirmed planning is in the works for Trump to visit the Motor City with Dr. Ben Carson
    • Politics
    • 18 hours, 49 minutes ago
    Politics

    Clinton keeps 4-1 fundraising edge over Trump in Mich.

    Clinton keeps 4-1 fundraising edge over Trump in Mich.But GOP’s Donald Trump is gaining steam without formal fundraisers or help from fellow billionaires in the DeVos family
    • Politics
    • 19 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Family seeks answers in Detroit mother’s slaying

    Family seeks answers in Detroit mother’s slaying‘This isn’t her life,’ cousin says about Sharonda Thomas-Turner, 24-year-old mother shot Sunday on city’s west side
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 3 hours ago
    Detroit

    Detroit water shutoffs belie business ‘priority’

    Detroit water shutoffs belie business ‘priority’Some families willing to pay, but can’t get accounts. Now, they’re separated from their children and living in fear
    • Detroit
    • 21 hours, 12 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Officials: Detroit charter’s high school to close

    Officials: Detroit charter’s high school to closeGroup says parents ‘left scrambling’ after decision to close high school at University YES Academy announced Monday
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 7 hours ago
    Michigan

    Claressa Shields back in Flint, shares victory message

    Claressa Shields back in Flint, shares victory messageU.S. Olympic boxer Claressa Shields, a Flint native, shows off the gold medals she won at the London and Rio Games to the media during a press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at Bishop International Airport in Flint.
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 4 hours ago
    Lottery

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Tuesday, Aug. 23
    These Michigan Lottery numbers were drawn Tuesday:

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Tuesday, Aug. 23These Michigan Lottery numbers were drawn Tuesday:
    • Lottery
    • 1 day, 4 hours ago
    Michigan

    Zika case confirmed in Lenawee County

    Zika case confirmed in Lenawee CountyVirus case comes less than a week after health officials confirmed first in Monroe County
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Politics

    Snyder, Schuette clash on court order amid Flint probe

    Snyder, Schuette clash on court order amid Flint probeA judge is prohibiting state health workers from working with the Genesee County health agency and a Flint hospital
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Detroit

    Convicted DPS vendor wants leniency for kickback scheme

    Convicted DPS vendor wants leniency for kickback schemeNorman Shy says because of his age, clean record and remorse, he deserves no more than three years in prison
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
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