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Wayne County

Benson pleads guilty in drunk-driving incident

Benson pleads guilty in drunk-driving incidentDetroit city councilman facing jail time after pleading guilty in drunk driving case.
  • Wayne County
  • 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
Michigan

Squirrel ends up in back seat of police car

Squirrel ends up in back seat of police carThe animal didn’t spend any time behind bars
  • Michigan
  • 6 hours, 46 minutes ago
Wayne County

Detroit police looking for missing teen

Detroit police looking for missing teenCassandra Fields,16, went missing Oct. 15
  • Wayne County
  • 7 hours, 27 minutes ago
Politics

7,200 on public assistance won lottery prizes in 2013

7,200 on public assistance won lottery prizes in 2013The 7,216 winning tickets for those receiving public assistance amounted to roughly $44M
  • Politics
  • 6 hours, 54 minutes ago
Wayne County

More testing needed to determine cause of boy’s death
The child, identified as Immanuel Foster, was living in a home on Detroit’s west side

More testing needed to determine cause of boy’s deathThe child, identified as Immanuel Foster, was living in a home on Detroit’s west side
  • Wayne County
  • 8 hours, 5 minutes ago
Wayne County

Children find suspected human remains in Detroit
Police say the remains are believed to be of an adult

Children find suspected human remains in DetroitPolice say the remains are believed to be of an adult
  • Wayne County
  • 9 hours, 41 minutes ago
Wayne County

Two suspects in custody after teen’s shoes stolen
A teen reported his shoes were taken while he walked home from school

Two suspects in custody after teen’s shoes stolenA teen reported his shoes were taken while he walked home from school
  • Wayne County
  • 3 hours, 3 minutes ago
Detroit

City Council OKs FGIC deal; Jones votes no

City Council OKs FGIC deal; Jones votes noCity Council approves FGIC settlement; council president Jones is the lone “no” vote.
  • Detroit
  • 20 hours, 10 minutes ago
Metro + State

92,000 in Michigan approved for $110M in flooding aid

92,000 in Michigan approved for $110M in flooding aidThe federal government said Thursday it has approved more than $110 million in disaster assistance for 92,000 Michigan residents hurt by the massive August rains and flooding.
  • Metro + State
  • 20 hours, 38 minutes ago
World

Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important

Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important65% percent now say the threat from IS is very or even extremely important
  • World
  • 9 minutes ago
Nation

2 dead, including gunman, in Wash. school shooting

2 dead, including gunman, in Wash. school shootingPolice in Washington state say a shooter, one other, dead after attack at a high school
  • Nation
  • 22 minutes ago
Nation

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from ObamaNina Pham got a hug from President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House
  • Nation
  • 52 minutes ago
World

Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli military

Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli militaryA Palestinian teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday
  • World
  • 3 hours, 1 minute ago
World

U.S. general: North Korea may have nuke missile knowhow

U.S. general: North Korea may have nuke missile knowhowArmy Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti says North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear missile
  • World
  • 3 hours, 19 minutes ago
World

Cholera sickens nearly 1,000 people in Niger
Doctors Without Borders says a cholera outbreak in Niger has killed 20 people

Cholera sickens nearly 1,000 people in NigerDoctors Without Borders says a cholera outbreak in Niger has killed 20 people
  • World
  • 3 hours, 54 minutes ago
Nation

Driver smashes disputed Ten Commandments statue

Driver smashes disputed Ten Commandments statueSomeone drove the Ten Commandments statue in an apparent act of vandalism
  • Nation
  • 4 hours, 3 minutes ago
World

Kerry says no apology to North Korea to free Americans

Kerry says no apology to North Korea to free AmericansJohn Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill
  • World
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
World

Doctors Without Borders: No need for self-quarantine

Doctors Without Borders: No need for self-quarantine Doctors Without Borders insists self-quarantines unnecessary when there are no symptoms
  • World
  • 5 hours, 19 minutes ago
Wayne County

Canton man charged with abusing infant daughter
Vincent Joel French II expected to be arraigned Friday

Canton man charged with abusing infant daughterVincent Joel French II expected to be arraigned Friday
  • Wayne County
  • 5 hours, 30 minutes ago
Macomb County

Sterling Heights woman dies after crash in Lenox Twp.
Mariam Dawood, 45, died after losing control of her 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt

Sterling Heights woman dies after crash in Lenox Twp.Mariam Dawood, 45, died after losing control of her 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt
  • Macomb County
  • 5 hours, 36 minutes ago
Michigan

Michigan DNR says boy legally shot albino deer
An 11-year-old boy who shot a 12-point albino buck with a crossbow

Michigan DNR says boy legally shot albino deerAn 11-year-old boy who shot a 12-point albino buck with a crossbow
  • Michigan
  • 6 hours, 53 minutes ago
World

Putin accuses U.S. of undermining global stability

Putin accuses U.S. of undermining global stabilityThe U.S. is destabilizing the global world order by trying to enforce its will, Putin said
  • World
  • 6 hours, 57 minutes ago
World

Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia

Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in LiberiaLiberia’s treatment centers are empty because of an order that Ebola victim’s be cremated
  • World
  • 7 hours, 18 minutes ago
World

WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in March

WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in MarchMillions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015
  • World
  • 7 hours, 30 minutes ago
Nation

Feds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3

Feds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3Investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter
  • Nation
  • 7 hours, 45 minutes ago
World

Pat Robertson comment on AIDS angers Kenyans
Kenyans are angry over comments made by American evangelist Pat Robertson on AIDs

Pat Robertson comment on AIDS angers KenyansKenyans are angry over comments made by American evangelist Pat Robertson on AIDs
  • World
  • 8 hours, 49 minutes ago
Michigan

Authorities: Farmer crushed to death by combine
Kevin Zmitko died after stopping to fix a mechanical issue on the farm machine

Authorities: Farmer crushed to death by combineKevin Zmitko died after stopping to fix a mechanical issue on the farm machine
  • Michigan
  • 9 hours, 17 minutes ago
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