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    Michigan sales tax hike plan faces rough road

    Michigan sales tax hike plan faces rough roadBallot proposal that is key to $1.2 billion more in road aid faces a rough path to passage
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Local

    White Christmas in forecast for Metro Detroit

    White Christmas in forecast for Metro DetroitRain and snow mix, warm temperatures will start off week
    • Local
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Michigan

    Great Lakes wolves ordered back to endangered list

    Great Lakes wolves ordered back to endangered listFederal judge orders gray wolves in Great Lakes states returned to endangered species list
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 6 hours ago
    Arts

    Ford House sells Cézanne painting for $100M

    Ford House sells Cézanne painting for $100MPaul Cezanne painting was originally bought for $242,000
    • Arts
    • 1 day, 17 hours ago
    Marney Rich Keenan

    Family fights with ALS across generations

    Family fights with ALS across generationsInherited gene has claimed lives of 7, dozens more relatives at risk
    • Marney Rich Keenan
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Michigan

    Michigan Lottery sales reach record $2.6B

    Michigan Lottery sales reach record $2.6BMichigan Lottery ticket sales have reached a record $2.6 billion in the 2014 budget year
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Wayne County

    1 dead, 2 injured following shooting, crash in Detroit
    The incident occurred at about 11 p.m. in the area of Seven Mile and Van Dyke

    1 dead, 2 injured following shooting, crash in DetroitThe incident occurred at about 11 p.m. in the area of Seven Mile and Van Dyke
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 20 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Wayne Co. commission selects water authority rep
    Wayne County Commission unanimously voted to approve Joseph Nardone

    Wayne Co. commission selects water authority repWayne County Commission unanimously voted to approve Joseph Nardone
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 15 hours ago
    Michigan

    At-risk charter authorizers to retain status for now
    State school superintendent: At-risk charter school authorizers will keep status for now.

    At-risk charter authorizers to retain status for nowState school superintendent: At-risk charter school authorizers will keep status for now.
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 15 hours ago
    Michigan

    Trial set for man held in Howell road rage shooting
    Martin Zale charged with killing driver who approached his pick-up truck

    Trial set for man held in Howell road rage shootingMartin Zale charged with killing driver who approached his pick-up truck
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 11 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Wayne County must return $32M in transferred funds
    Michigan Supreme Court justices affirmed a Court of Appeals decision that the county erred

    Wayne County must return $32M in transferred fundsMichigan Supreme Court justices affirmed a Court of Appeals decision that the county erred
    • Wayne County
    • 2 days, 6 hours ago
    Michigan

    Grants announced for Metro Detroit youth projects
    The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announces $150,000 in youth-focused grants

    Grants announced for Metro Detroit youth projectsThe Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announces $150,000 in youth-focused grants
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 15 hours ago
    Wayne County

    UAW-Ford donates holiday food boxes to needy
    Churches, senior-assisted living homes, community groups all get Boxes of Love

    UAW-Ford donates holiday food boxes to needyChurches, senior-assisted living homes, community groups all get Boxes of Love
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 16 hours ago
    Politics

    Michigan Legislature puts sales tax hike on ballot

    Michigan Legislature puts sales tax hike on ballotMichigan Legislature OK'd early Friday morning putting sales tax hike plan on May ballot
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Bashara found guilty in murder of his wife

    Bashara found guilty in murder of his wifeRobert Bashara was found guilty on Thursday of hiring a handyman to kill his wife, Jane Bashara.
    • Wayne County
    • 2 days, 11 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Activist Robert Davis gets 18 months in prison

    Activist Robert Davis gets 18 months in prisonThe union activist spent two years purportedly fighting government corruption
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 20 hours ago
    Oakland County

    Lawyer says teen charged with terror threat was bullied

    Lawyer says teen charged with terror threat was bulliedBrandon High student admits using After School app to say he’d cause Columbine-style event
    • Oakland County
    • 2 days, 6 hours ago
    Macomb County

    Some 900 Metro homes still not cleaned up after flood

    Some 900 Metro homes still not cleaned up after floodWorkshop teaches those who want to help what to do, prepare for future catastrophes
    • Macomb County
    • 2 days, 6 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Hamtramck emerges from emergency management

    Hamtramck emerges from emergency managementSquare steps down from her role after 18 months turning around the city’s finances
    • Wayne County
    • 2 days, 6 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Shooting victim’s uncle rips re-charged transit officer

    Shooting victim’s uncle rips re-charged transit officerDefendant’s attorney says he acted in self-defense during fight at Detroit gas station
    • Wayne County
    • 2 days, 6 hours ago
    Wayne County

    Pension fund moves to hire new lawyer

    Pension fund moves to hire new lawyerDetroit Police and Fire board triggered process that could remove their embattled attorney
    • Wayne County
    • 2 days, 9 hours ago
    Business

    Join a detroitnews.com survey panel and earn rewards

    Join a detroitnews.com survey panel and earn rewardsBy taking surveys, panelists will earn points toward Amazon.com gift cards
    • Business
    • 1 week, 4 days ago
    Nation

    Michael Brown's family condemns shootings of NYC cops

    Michael Brown's family condemns shootings of NYC copsThe family of Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has released a statement condemning the shooting deaths of two New York City officers.
    • Nation
    • 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    Nation

    Obama: No justification for murder of NYC police

    Obama: No justification for murder of NYC policePresident Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York.
    • Nation
    • 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    World

    Australian mom charged with murder of 8 children

    Australian mom charged with murder of 8 childrenAn Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said.
    • World
    • 3 hours, 46 minutes ago
    Local

    Port Sanilac Lighthouse

    Port Sanilac LighthouseThe Port Sanilac Lighthouse and light-keepers cottage, both constructed in 1886, is seen in this Thursday, December 12, 2013. photo and is owned by the Aronsson and Conklin family. The cottage is 2400 sq. feet with 1.5 bathrooms and three bedrooms.
    • Local
    • 3 hours, 50 minutes ago
    World

    New focus on how Pakistan will address militancy

    New focus on how Pakistan will address militancySome wonder if the Pakistani school attack will be a watershed in the country's history.
    • World
    • 4 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Lottery

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Saturday, Dec. 20
    These Michigan lottery numbers were drawn Saturday

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Saturday, Dec. 20These Michigan lottery numbers were drawn Saturday
    • Lottery
    • 4 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Michigan History

    Hazen Pingree, Detroit's superstar mayor of the 1890s

    Hazen Pingree, Detroit's superstar mayor of the 1890sHazen S. Pingree, Detroit's mayor from 1889 to 1897, was nationally admired for his "Potato Patch" program to feed the poor. He led construction of the first public schools, public parks and free public baths in Detroit. He exposed corruption and got...
    • Michigan History
    • 5 hours, 2 minutes ago
    Nation

    Police brutality protesters rally at Mall of America

    Police brutality protesters rally at Mall of AmericaThe rally is part of nationwide protests
    • Nation
    • 8 hours, 2 minutes ago
    Nation

    2 dozen injured in Megabus crash in southern Indiana
    Over two dozen people taken to hospitals after a bus crashed Saturday on I-65 in Indiana

    2 dozen injured in Megabus crash in southern IndianaOver two dozen people taken to hospitals after a bus crashed Saturday on I-65 in Indiana
    • Nation
    • 8 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Nation

    Chicago mayor’s teenage son mugged near home

    Chicago mayor’s teenage son mugged near homeThe mayor’s son, Zach, had “injuries that required medical treatment
    • Nation
    • 8 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Nation

    2nd NYC cop killed in ambush shooting
    Police say one New York City officer has died after being shot inside a patrol car

    2nd NYC cop killed in ambush shootingPolice say one New York City officer has died after being shot inside a patrol car
    • Nation
    • 9 hours, 36 minutes ago
    Nation

    Police: Man in elf costume charged with DWI

    Police: Man in elf costume charged with DWIPolice say an elf on the sauce is facing drunken driving charges in New Jersey
    • Nation
    • 10 hours, 42 minutes ago
    Metro + State

    Love-In Rally provides clothes and food for Detroit's needy

    Love-In Rally provides clothes and food for Detroit's needyPeople line up for food and clothes, including, Vietnam Veteran Kevin Allen, left, 60, of Detroit. He was a U.S. Army infantryman during the Vietnam War.
    • Metro + State
    • 10 hours, 55 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Man wanted for questioning in assault on young girl

    Man wanted for questioning in assault on young girlPolice are looking for a man who abducted and sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl
    • Wayne County
    • 11 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Police looking for suspect in Clinton Twp. bank robbery

    Police looking for suspect in Clinton Twp. bank robberyPolice are looking for a suspect involved in a Saturday bank robbery in Clinton Township
    • Macomb County
    • 12 hours, 1 minute ago
    Wayne County

    Internal Affairs probing threat against Detroit officer
    Internal Affairs investigators are looking into threat against a Detroit officer

    Internal Affairs probing threat against Detroit officerInternal Affairs investigators are looking into threat against a Detroit officer
    • Wayne County
    • 12 hours, 23 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Paramedic sent to jail for stealing cash from dead man
    A paramedic has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for stealing money from a dead man

    Paramedic sent to jail for stealing cash from dead manA paramedic has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for stealing money from a dead man
    • Michigan
    • 14 hours, 57 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Van Elslander mansion sold for bargain $3.75 million

    Van Elslander mansion sold for bargain $3.75 millionEstate built by founder of Art Van Furniture had original $15.9 million list price
    • Wayne County
    • 15 hours, 41 minutes ago
    World

    Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba’s oil future

    Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba’s oil futureA Cuban oil boom is unlikely anytime soon even if restrictions are relaxed
    • World
    • 16 hours, 26 minutes ago
    Nation

    N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

    N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hackingNorth Korea, Saturday, proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into hacking attack
    • Nation
    • 17 hours, 43 minutes ago
    Wayne County

    Focus: HOPE seeks donations for holiday meal costs
    The nonprofit’s annual Special Holiday Delivery will be held Saturday

    Focus: HOPE seeks donations for holiday meal costsThe nonprofit’s annual Special Holiday Delivery will be held Saturday
    • Wayne County
    • 18 hours, 25 minutes ago
    Macomb County

    Kensington church buys Clinton Township site
    It's one of a number of big developments in the Hall Road, I-94 area

    Kensington church buys Clinton Township siteIt's one of a number of big developments in the Hall Road, I-94 area
    • Macomb County
    • 1 day, 3 hours ago
    Macomb County

    Pedestrian struck, killed in Sterling Heights
    Woman, 62, was crossing Van Dyke near 14 Mile on Friday night

    Pedestrian struck, killed in Sterling HeightsWoman, 62, was crossing Van Dyke near 14 Mile on Friday night
    • Macomb County
    • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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