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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.
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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.
Trial Set To Begin In Murder Of Former Simeon Football Star
The family of a Chicago man murdered last fall in Michigan will be in court this week in Ann Arbor, as one of the accused killers goes on trial.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Garden City Observer
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.
Jury selection starts in football player slaying
The Ann Arbor News reports opening statements could take place Tuesday if a jury is picked Monday in Washtenaw County Trial Court.
The Eastern Echo
YPD investigating armed robbery
The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a reported armed robbery, which occurred around 1:30 a.m. Monday at Peninsular Place Apartments, north of campus.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Editorial: Our endorsement in the Ypsilanti mayoral primary election
Ypsilanti voters are choosing their first new mayor since Paul Schreiber was elected in 2006.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Man pleads guilty in killing of EMU football player Demarius Reed
A man has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.
Stopping domestic violence: Teach children early the importance of walking away
The best strategy for dealing with what might be early warning signs of domestic violence? An exit strategy and the will to live it.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Observer & Eccentric
Local banker garners promotion, colleague gains designation
In his new position, he will be responsible for managing credit functions for the commercial banking group.
The Washington Post
DCPS hires expert in helping African American boys
D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson has hired Robert Simmons, a professor of urban education whose work focuses on the experiences of African American boys, for a new senior-level position as the school system's chief of innovation and research.
EMU running back Bronson Hill makes preseason watch list for 2014 Doak Walker Award
Eastern Michigan University senior Bronson Hill is among the names on the 2014 Doak Walker Award preseason watch list released Thursday.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Hear free jazz all day Sunday at Schoolcraft College
Saxophonist Chris Collins will perform with the Johnny Trudell Orchestra at Sunday's Michigan Jazz Festival at Schoolcraft College in Livonia.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Trial starts Monday for 2 men charged in Demarius Reed homicide
The adjournment of 20-year-old Kristopher Pratt's final pretrial hearing Tuesday left open the possibility before the murder trial for Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed starts Monday.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Eastern Echo
Former EMU Baseball coach Ron Oestrike dies at the age of 82
Vice President and Director of Athletics Heather Lyke said in a news release. "Coach Oestrike represented all the good in athletics - honesty, integrity, and a deep caring for the student-athletes.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Officials: Borderless police patrols in Ypsilanti area already making an impact
Eastern Michigan University Chief of Police Robert Heighes addresses the audience during a press conference to announce the Eastern Washtenaw Safety Alliance on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at the SPARK East Business Incubator in Ypsilanti.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Police alliance formed in Washtenaw County
ABOUT TO GET MORE FREEDOM. AND IT TOPS OUR NEWS AT 5:30. AFTER RECENT HIGH-PROFILE CRIMES INVOLVING EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, A NEW PLAN TO FIGHT CRIME AT EMU AND ACROSS YPSILANTI.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Ypsilanti area 'safety alliance' among 3 police departments to be announced Tuesday
The Ypsilanti Police Department is expected to be part of a 'safety alliance' that will provide better coverage on the city and the campus of EMU.