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    Wayne County

    Unusual substance found in soap in DTW bathrooms

    Unusual substance found in soap in DTW bathroomsDTW's Public Safety Department is investigating a substance found in soap dispensers in airport restrooms.
    • Wayne County
    • 7 minutes ago
    Detroit

    MOCAD facade reinstalls positive message 10 years later

    MOCAD facade showcases positive messageAn installation that originally appeared on the building in 2007 is reinstalled with a new meaning.
    • Detroit
    • 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    Politics

    State panel limits union bargaining for state workers

    State panel limits union bargaining for state workersA Michigan commission voted to limit the kinds of issues over which state employee unions can collectively bargain
    • Politics
    • 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    News

    Photos of the day

    Photos of the dayPhotos of the day
    • News
    • 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Detroit man charged with killing niece
    Ira C. Ellis, 57, was charged with killing Katherine Grimes Sept. 15 at a home in the 15800 block of Winthrop

    Detroit man charged with killing nieceIra C. Ellis, 57, was charged with killing Katherine Grimes Sept. 15 at a home in the 15800 block of Winthrop
    • Detroit
    • 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Actor Hill Harper buys Charles T. Fisher mansion

    Actor Hill Harper buys Charles T. Fisher mansion in DetroitJunior League of Detroit announced that the home, in Historic Boston-Edison, will be the 2018 Designers’ Show House
    • Detroit
    • 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Bedrock to invest $2.1B; create 24K jobs in Detroit

    Bedrock to invest $2.1B, create 24K jobs in DetroitCity officials praise package of four real estate developments
    • Detroit
    • 2 hours, 48 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Grand Prix’s future on Belle Isle under debate

    Grand Prix’s future on Belle Isle under debateState parks officials to gather feedback on new deal to continue Grand Prix on Belle Isle
    • Detroit
    • 3 hours, 5 minutes ago
    Oakland County

    Man arrested for Farmington Hills bank robberies

    Man arrested for Farmington Hills bank robberiesA 34-year-old man from Detroit plead guilty to three robberies and was arraigned on Wednesday.
    • Oakland County
    • 3 hours, 18 minutes ago
    Oakland County

    Detroit Zoo’s penguin center wins design award

    Detroit Zoo’s penguin center wins design awardThe Polk Penguin Conservation Center received the 2017 Exhibit Award from the Association of Zoos & Aquariums
    • Oakland County
    • 4 hours, 3 minutes ago
    Michigan

    DeVos attends opening of Michigan State research center
    The medical research center will work on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases along with autism and pediatric cancers

    DeVos attends opening of Michigan State research centerThe medical research center will work on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases along with autism and pediatric cancers
    • Michigan
    • 5 hours, 17 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Motown Museum gets $1 million gift for expansion

    Motown Museum gets $1 million gift for expansionThe funding from the Erb Family Foundation will go toward building an educational incubator for young artists
    • Detroit
    • 5 hours, 18 minutes ago
    Oakland County

    Cops: Racial graffiti painter has mental health issues
    Royal Oak police Chief Corrigan O’Donohue said the man has “mental health issues” and won’t face charges

    Cops: Racial graffiti painter has mental health issuesRoyal Oak police Chief Corrigan O’Donohue said the man has “mental health issues” and won’t face charges
    • Oakland County
    • 6 hours, 25 minutes ago
    Michigan

    ACLU suit claims same-sex couples face bias in adoption

    ACLU suit claims same-sex couples face bias in adoptionThe suit challenges the religious exemptions for adoption agencies that contract with the state
    • Michigan
    • 7 hours, 7 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Fire destroys Detroit motorcycle club

    Fire destroys Detroit motorcycle clubThe fire leveled the Street Royalty Motorcycle Club on the city’s west side; no injures reported
    • Detroit
    • 8 hours, 51 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Fight sparks fatal shooting on Detroit's west side

    Fight sparks fatal shooting on Detroit’s west sideMan, 54, dies after being shot in the head
    • Detroit
    • 9 hours, 56 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Police probe 2 shootings on Detroit's west side

    Police probe 2 shootings on Detroit’s west sideBoth incidents happened early Wednesday near Schoolcraft Avenue
    • Detroit
    • 7 hours, 32 minutes ago
    Autos

    Feds: Fake hospice laundered cash in FCA-UAW scandal

    Fake hospice laundered cash in FCA-UAW scandalMoney-laundering allegations involving widow of former UAW Vice President General Holiefield emerge in federal court.
    • Autos
    • 10 hours, 43 minutes ago
    Politics

    Duggan: Lower car insurance rates ‘civil rights’ issue

    Duggan: Cutting car insurance rates a ‘civil rights’ issueDetroit Mayor Mike Duggan and House Speaker Tom Leonard huddled in the Capitol on a pending auto insurance reform plan
    • Politics
    • 10 hours, 53 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Bachelor party dressed as Magnum, P.I. ousted from Tigers game

    Bachelor party dressed as Magnum P.I. ousted from Tigers game45 Magnum P.I.’s and a cardboard cutout of Tom Selleck as the private eye were asked to leave the Tigers game on Saturday for catcalling.
    • Detroit
    • 7 hours ago
    Education

    Miami Dolphins owner donates $50M more to UM

    Miami Dolphins owner donates $50M more to UMStephen Ross, also a UM alum and real estate developer, has now given $378M to the university
    • Education
    • 11 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Detroit

    2017 Michiganians of the Year celebrate

    2017 Michiganians of the Year celebrateHonorees gather Tuesday for banquet in their honor
    • Detroit
    • 19 hours, 22 minutes ago
    Lottery

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Tuesday, Sept. 19
    These Michigan Lottery numbers were drawn Tuesday:

    Michigan Lottery numbers for Tuesday, Sept. 19These Michigan Lottery numbers were drawn Tuesday:
    • Lottery
    • 20 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Detroit: Towing company swiped cars in elaborate scheme

    Detroit: Towing firm swiped cars in elaborate schemeCity also alleges a Highland Park officer did not fill out forms to alert people their vehicles had been recovered
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 1 hour ago
    Politics

    Unlimited political donations pass another hurdle

    Unlimited political donations pass another hurdleThe Michigan House approved a Senate plan letting political candidates raise unlimited cash through super groups
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 3 hours ago
    Detroit

    Detroit-Windsor Tunnel to close for construction

    Detroit-Windsor Tunnel to close for constructionIn October, the concrete ceiling will be replaced, along with other infrastructure improvements
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 4 hours ago
    Michigan

    Modeling agency boss busted in child porn case

    Modeling agency boss busted in child porn caseRyan Ulman of Livonia arrested and charged with child porn in case involving Flint gang and sex-trafficking victims
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 4 hours ago
    Detroit

    Driver plows onto I-75 bridge under repair

    Driver plows onto I-75 bridge under repairThe man drove through construction barrels, causing $50K in damage and nearly fell through the construction site
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 6 hours ago
    Politics

    Schuitmaker launches run for Michigan attorney general

    Schuitmaker launches run for Michigan attorney generalMichigan state Senator Tonya Schuitmaker of Lawton is seeking the Republican nomination for attorney general in 2018
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 7 hours ago
    Detroit

    Doctor in genital mutilation case freed on $4.5M bond

    Doctor in genital mutilation case freed on $4.5M bondDr. Jumana Nagarwala was freed from jail after relatives and friends posted $4.5M worth of real estate as security
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 6 hours ago
    Restaurants + Bars

    Take a look at the Applebee’s/IHOP coming to Detroit

    Take a look at the co-branded Applebee’s/IHOP coming to Detroit’s Millender CenterThe only co-branding of its kind, the restaurant is aiming for a spring opening
    • Restaurants + Bars
    • 1 day, 7 hours ago
    Politics

    Dems to DeVos: Don’t weaken school sex assault policy

    Dems to DeVos: Don’t weaken school sexual assault policyRep. Dingell led Democrats in urging the Education Secretary to keep a guidance on investigating sexual assault
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 7 hours ago
    Detroit

    Detroit tax foreclosures fall 88% since 2015

    Detroit tax foreclosures fall 88% since 2015Officials report 786 foreclosures this year, down from 6,400 two years ago
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Politics

    Mich. groups launch minimum wage, sick time campaigns

    Michigan groups launch minimum wage, paid sick time ballot campaignsGroups seeking to hike the state’s minimum wage and force firms to provide paid sick leave hope to make the 2018 ballot
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 8 hours ago
    Detroit

    Teacher shortage shrinks in Detroit’s public schools

    Teacher shortage shrinks in Detroit’s public schoolsTeacher vacancies reduced to 194 after being at 250 on first day of school
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 8 hours ago
    Detroit

    Council approves housing law amid gentrification fears

    Detroit council approves housing law amid gentrification fearsThe council votes in favor of an affordable housing law and trust fund to aid low-income residents
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 8 hours ago
    Michigan

    More farmers turning to temporary workers

    More farmers turning to temporary workersFederal program is inconvenient, costly, but eases labor shortage
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Detroit

    Train strikes, drags Detroit bicyclist

    Train strikes, drags Detroit bicyclistPolice say man tried to beat train at railroad crossing
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Detroit

    State police halts patrols in high-crime Detroit precinct

    MSP halts patrols in high-crime Detroit precinctMSP Lt. Mike Shaw said officials decided about a week after the incident to temporarily stop patrolling the 9th Precinct
    • Detroit
    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
    Wayne County

    MDOT to close Fort St. bridge for 2 days

    MDOT to close Fort St. Bridge for 2 daysAgency will conduct safety inspections on both Tuesday and Thursday
    • Wayne County
    • 1 day, 11 hours ago
    Politics

    Gay rights fight goes to Schuette after tense debate

    Gay rights fight goes to Schuette after debate8-member commission was to decide whether state law against discrimination applied to gay, transgender residents
    • Politics
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Michigan

    Rural Michigan town’s racial solidarity gets tested

    Rural Michigan town’s racial solidarity gets testedAn influx of Hispanics tests Covert, a rural town settled by black and whites that is Michigan’s most diverse community
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Michigan

    Michigan lab spearheads fight against tuberculosis

    Michigan lab spearheads fight against tuberculosisMichigan is taking center stage in the nation’s fight against drug-resistant tuberculosis at a new state lab center
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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