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Jury trial set for man charged in 3 armed robberies and assaulting jail personnel
A 26-year-old man accused in three different armed robbery cases and one case with six counts of a assaulting a jail or prison employee had a trial date set in the Washtenaw County Trial Court Thursday.
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Ann Arbor man shot at Ypsilanti party Saturday morning
A 28-year old man from Ann Arbor was shot in the leg Saturday morning when an argument escalated at a party in the 1400 block of Gattegno in Ypsilanti.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Rebekah Warren to make decision today on whether to run for Congress
A breaking news alert from the MIRS political newsletter in Lansing indicated Friday morning that state Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, is ending her exploratory review and will announce her candidacy for U.S. Congress later in the day.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Ann Arbor area business briefs: St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and zoey + joey
From new hires and promotions to industry awards, here's a roundup of achievements by businesses and individuals in the greater Ann Arbor area: St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor was named March 3 as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, a provider of healthcare information and statistics.
Ypsilanti delays decision on Thompson Block 12-year tax abatement worth $530K
The Ypsilanti City Council delayed voting on four key elements of the $4 million Thompson Block redevelopment Tuesday night, including a tax abatement worth $530,000.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
C-SPAN Classroom awards Ann Arbor high school students prizes for documentary work
SPAN's StudentCam competition asks students in grades 6 to 12 to produce documentaries that are five to seven minutes long on national policy issues.
Michigan anti-picketing legislation in the pipes
Kopelli of Cold Men Young will headline a hip-hop night at the New Dodge in Hamtramck on Saturday, March 15 dubbed "St.
Fundraiser planned for children of Ypsilanti woman killed in Westland car crash
Patricia Nwaneri, 55, of Ypsilanti pictured here with her four children, was killed Feb. 17 in a car crash in Westland.
Ypsilanti approves $12.5M affordable housing project despite resident pleas
The Ypsilanti City Council narrowly approved a purchase agreement to move the $12.5 million affordable housing proposal after several residents and community members packed City Hall to speak against the development.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ann Arbor-area restaurant to replace Woodruff's in Depot Town
The owner of a popular Ann Arbor-area Mexican restaurant and bar has purchased Woodruff's in Ypsilanti and plans to move into the location by May. Maiz Mexican Cantina owner Jason Branham confirmed he has purchased the Woodruff's business and has entered into a long-term lease with building owners' Sandee and Bill French.
Police: 2 white men pull gun on 72-year-old black man while yelling racial slurs
Two white men are being sought by police for yelling racial slurs and pulling a handgun on a 72-year-old black man in Ypsilanti Monday night, investigators said.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Report: Sizemore not running for re-election on Washtenaw County Board of Commissions
Rolland Sizemore Jr. , one of the longest-serving current members on the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners, has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2014, after serving on the board since 2001, according to The Ann Arbor Chronicle .
Guest column: Affordable housing a viable option for Water Street
A for sale sign on the 38-acre Water Street site on East Michigan Avenue in Ypsilanti on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.
Security video: Men ram stolen car into pawn shop during attempted burglary
Ypsilanti police are looking for two men who attempted to ram their way into a pawn shop with a stolen car in a brazen burglary attempt around 2:20 a.m. Feb. 16. Police recently released security camera footage from 14K Pawn, located at 1491 Washtenaw Road in Ypsilanti, to The Ann Arbor News.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
QVC names Ypsilanti 'Favorite Foodie City Destination of 2013'
The city of Ypsilanti was awarded a "foodie" destination award during QVC's live broadcast of "In the Kitchen with David" on Sunday.
Ypsilanti police find man face down in snow bank after he's accused of assault
A man was treated medically and is being investigated for possibly assaulting a woman after police found him face down in a snow bank early Saturday morning.
Does Ypsilanti need more affordable housing?
Ypsilanti's Cross Street Village's historic features drew in 78-year-old Marti Dalley, but there was one other element that made it the perfect place to begin a new chapter of her life: It was affordable housing.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Ypsilanti police honor longtime Depot Town business
Members of the Ypsilanti Police Department honored the owners of a longtime Depot Town business Friday who help keep officers fed during the hectic days of Heritage Festival.
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Called "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" the workshops have been a free resource for Michigan families since 1999.