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Dearborn Heights, Michigan is located in Wayne County. Zip codes in Dearborn Heights, MI include 48127, and 48125. The median home price in Dearborn Heights is $89,900 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More Dearborn Heights information.

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22 min ago | The Detroit News

5th District Senate candidates squabble over experience, strategy

A hotly contested Democratic primary for a state Senate seat encompassing Detroit's west side and surrounding suburbs has become mired in personal attacks and racial overtones.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit News

Dearborn Heights officials may seek oversight of primary amid discrimination claims

City leaders are considering seeking state or county oversight of next month's election after claims of voter suppression and discrimination against Arab-Americans requesting absentee ballots.

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The Star Press

Porch shooting case hinges on a single witness

Investigators canvassed the area where 19-year-old Renisha McBride was fatally shot, knocking on 80-100 doors trying to gain additional information, but found just one witness.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Detroit News

Live tweets: Testimony to resume today in Dearborn Heights porch shooting case

Testimony resumes Monday in the second-degree murder trial of Theodore Wafer, who is accused of fatally shooting Detroiter Renisha McBride.

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Northern Michigan News

Porch shooter back in court for 3rd day of trial

The trial of a Detroit-area man who killed a young, unarmed woman on his porch is entering its first full week of testimony.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Area Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr as Ramadan ends

Men in prayer during Eid-al-Adha celebration and prayer at the Islamic House of Wisdom in Dearborn Heights, Michigan on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Democratic House bios for Michigan's 11th District

EDUCATION: St. Andrew High School, Mumbai, India; St. Xavier College, Mumbai, India; University of Bombay, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery; University of Bombay, Master of General Surgery.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Skanner

In Renisha McBride Case Defense Says Shooter Feared For His Life

A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch was rocked out of sleep by a series of "boom, boom, boom" pounding sounds outside his home, causing him to grab a shotgun, open the front door and fire, a defense lawyer told jurors during opening statements Wednesday.

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Detroit News

Arab-American group alleges discrimination over Dearborn Heights absentee ballots

The Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee said Thursday that city officials, including Clerk Walter Prusiewicz, 'deliberately prevented' voters of Arab descent 'from submitting absentee ballots for the upcoming election.'

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Best of the rest: More fun things to do July 24-30

This marks the 10th year that Mustangs, Camaros, 'Cudas and other cool cars will cover one of Michigan's busiest roadways -- Telegraph -- for the informal but inspired Telegraph Cruise.

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Switched

How Race, Gender And Fatigue Have Affected The Coverage Of Renisha McBride's Death

It's no secret -- the Trayvon Martin and Renisha McBride killings have striking similarities.

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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

'Porch Shooting' Suspect Says He Shot Unarmed Teen 'By Accident'

The suburban Detroit man accused of fatally shooting Renisha McBride told police he didn't know his gun was loaded and said he shot the unarmed teen by accident, according to a recording played to jurors on Thursday.

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Observer & Eccentric

Six seek Democratic candidacy in 5th State Senate District

The candidates include Shanelle Jackson of Detroit, David Knezek of Dearborn Heights, David E. Nathan of Detroit, Carrie O'Connor of Redford, Thomas Stallworth of Detroit and Frank Tomcsik of Redford.

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Observer & Eccentric

Rhoades, Hicks-Clayton best picks for state House primary race

But it is the election that attracts the least number of voters. People shouldn't squander their opportunity to have their voices heard and take the time to go to the polls on Aug. 5. Candidates for both the Republican and Democratic seats on the November general election will be filled on Aug. 5 in the state House 11th District, which includes a ... (more)

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Concord Monitor

Lawyer: Man feared for life before shooting

Theodore Wafer waits for the start of his trial at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Detroit.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Mail

Black teen was scared and disoriented when she banged on the front...

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Porch shooter's lawyer says he feared for his life

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Observer & Eccentric

Lucky Dog becomes safe haven for animals in need

Lucky Dog Luxury Day Care and Boarding in Garden City is becoming a "go-to" location for animals in need.

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Daily Press & Argus

Hearing adjourned for heist suspects

A court hearing for the trio accused of a smash-and-grab robbery at a downtown Brighton jewelry store was adjourned Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Detroit News

Live tweets: Jury selection continues in Dearborn Heights porch shooting trial

Jury selection continues Tuesday in the murder trial of Theodore Wafer, the Dearborn Heights homeowner charged in the November shooting death of Detroit teen Renisha McBride.

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