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Most Washtenaw County homicide suspects convicted, but defeats halve recent murder jury trial conviction rate
After days of testimony that included graphic descriptions of his son's death, Carl Reed found the outcome of the trial of one of two men accused of murdering Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed hard to take.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Marathon Pharmaceuticals Names Jeanine Swalec Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Swalec, 45, most recently served as the senior director for global regulatory affairs for Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals, which acquired Ovation Pharmaceuticals in 2009.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Observer & Eccentric
Ervin named St. Catherine principal
Karen Ervin has been appointed principal of St. Catherine of Siena Academy, announced Michael LaMarra, president of the Wixom school.
Gay Marriage at the 6th Cir.: Countdown to Aug. 6 Oral Arguments
On August 6, 2014, the Sixth Circuit will hear oral arguments in five consolidated cases addressing same-sex marriage bans in every state in the circuit -- Kentucky , Tennessee , Michigan and Ohio .
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Rotary International president Gary Huang to visit Waynesboro
The president of Rotary International, one of the world's largest humanitarian service organizations, will soon recognize the work of the Rotary Club of Waynesboro during a visit to south central Pennsylvania.
Attorney for man acquitted in Demarius Reed's homicide says due process worked
Washtenaw County First Assistant Public Defender Lorne Brown said the court process worked when a jury acquitted his client, Ed Thomas, in Demarius Reed's death.
Daily Press & Argus
Charter authorizers facing new rules
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Flanagan told a group of charter school authorizers Monday that the Michigan Department of Education is working on a system to hold them accountable for the financial and academic performance of their schools.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Classmates honor murdered Maritime Academy student
Monique King says she and Tyler McIntoush became best of friends in the eighth grade.
Prosecutor urges guilty verdict in Demarius Reed's death; defense says witnesses lied
A jury must decide if Ed Thomas worked with Kristopher Pratt to rob and kill Demarius Reed or if he was an unwitting bystander while the 20-year-old shot and killed the Eastern Michigan University football player.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Flanagan to hold first of two charter school meetings today
Mike Flanagan, state school superintendent, said in an e-mail that he will review the requirements for authorizing charter schools.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Julia Niswender's mother frustrated with lack of progress in homicide case
As one homicide case involving an Eastern Michigan University student nears its conclusion in court, another is still hanging in the balance.
Photo gallery: Gray turf installation underway at Eastern Michigan University's Rynearson Stadium
The installation of Rynearson Stadium's gray artificial turf is in progress. Workers continued to install lettering on Friday, July 25, 2014.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Daily Freeman-Journal
Anderson joins Kendall Young Library staff
Linsday Anderson began working at the library as a teen librarian on Monday. As a new member of the library's staff, Anderson said she's been keeping busy learning about the inner-workings of the local institution.
Demarius Reed's killer: 'He fell to the ground and I shot him'
The man who fired the two shots that killed Eastern Michigan University wide receiver Demarius Reed last fall went into disturbing detail when he testified Thursday against 20-year-old Ed Thomas in the Washtenaw County Trial Court.
Ypsilanti primary profile: Tyrone Bridges says city can do more to represent needs of all residents
This is the first in a series of profiles on the three candidates for Ypsilanti mayor in the Aug. 5 primary.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Stopping domestic violence
The young man is so attentive that his young partner blushes, equal parts embarrassed and pleased that he wants her to himself.
Prosecutor: Eastern player died for iPhone, wallet
Testimony began Wednesday in the trial of 21-year-old Ed Thomas of Detroit on open murder and robbery charges in the shooting of the 20-year-old football player from Chicago.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Ypsilanti Township planners to consider permit for marijuana nursery, dispensary
The Ypsilanti Township Planning Commission will consider a special use permit for a proposed medical marijuana dispensary and nursery.
MCC Professor Receives IMAGIN Geospatial Achievement Award
Frank Sobie, associate professor of Geography/Geographic Information Systems at Mott Community College , received the IMAGIN Geospatial Achievement Award at the 23rd annual Improving Michigan's Access to Geographic Information Networks Conference 2014.
The Eastern Echo
Jury Selection for Accused Murderer Begins
Jury selection for Ed Jameal Thomas' trial began Monday for the murder of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.