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3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Emergency manager Kevyn Orr has proposed leasing the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the new authority in exchange for $47 million per year over 40 years - cash that could be used to help pay off debts and reinvest in city services.
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5 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal
Assistant U.S. Attorney Abed Hammoud picked up the phone one day and the caller had a great discount for Dish Network.
6 hrs ago | MLive.com
If you don't think there's a heroin epidemic, a 26-year Oakland County Sheriff's Department narcotics detective says you better dig a bigger and bury your head even deeper.
7 hrs ago | MLive.com
After laying flowers at the grave of Civil Rights hero Rosa Parks, activists plan to march along 8 Mile at Woodward in Detroit from 4:40 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.
The Local 4Casters team looks at scenarios in winter, summer and spring that you need to prepare your family for.
A 65-year-old Roseville man turned himself into Oakland County Sheriff's Office Tuesday in connection with multi-vehicle crash in Rochester Hills that claimed the life of a 20-year-old Troy woman last October.
Maya Davis sits on a tree that almost came through a bedroom window of her home on Howell Street in Livonia on Monday.
Birmingham lawyer and businessman Dave Trott airs his first TV ad in support of his race for Congress today, characterizing himself as a political outsider despite the fact that he's got the support of much of Oakland County's Republican establishment already lined up behind him.
Law enforcers like the Drug Enforcement Agency's Rich Isaacson say a surge in pain pill abuse is having the unintended consequence of driving up heroin use in Michigan and beyond.
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department services more than 4 million customers in the area.
A Troy man will be sentenced May 7 in Oakland County Circuit Court on four counts of criminal sexual conduct at a daycare for preschool-aged children.
Oakland County Sheriff's deputies seized six guns and about 15 marijuana plants Monday night after they were asked to do a welfare check at a home in the 600 block of Ten Point Drive in Rochester Hills, where they also found the body of a 63-year-old man they think had been dead for several days.
A vote by a Wayne County Commission committee on Tuesday cleared the first hurdle for SMART to ask county residents for a millage-rate increase to keep the struggling transportation system running.
Colleen Crossey is a Democratic Party candidate for District 9 of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners, representing Novi and the Oakland County part of Northville.
Federal prosecutors are seeking forfeiture of about $10.2 million, a vehicle and several properties from an Oakland County doctor accused of intentionally misdiagnosing cancer patients as part of an alleged multi-million-dollar insurance scheme.
David Thomas cleans off his car after an overnight snow in Detroit's West Village Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Executives at Novi-based Lotus Bancorp Inc. will not be able to claim a First Amendment right to use racist remarks about customers and their bank's board members in a lawsuit in Oakland County Circuit Court.