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2 hrs ago | MLive.com

Adoptable pets-of-the-month: cats, dogs and a reptile -- oh my

We are thrilled to once again feature something fairly new: once a month, we team up with area animal shelters and rescues to showcase amazing animals that are ready for adoption.

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Related Topix: Washtenaw County, MI, Ann Arbor, MI, Chelsea, MI

6 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Man gets 4-20 years in prison for home invasion

Canton home intruder Michael Steven Toth has been sentenced to prison for four to 20 years after he confessed to forcing his way inside a house while two teen siblings hid in a closet and called 911 for help.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI, Garden City, MI

10 hrs ago | Detroit News

Hearing to be held today over challenge of Warren Evans' residency

Evans, the former Wayne County Sheriff and Detroit Police Chief, is one of the frontrunners in a crowded Democratic field in the race.

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Related Topix: Washtenaw County, MI, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

15 hrs ago | Detroit News

For Wayne County Commission

Wayne County faces a number of unique challenges, particularly financially. Without careful deliberation and prudent decision-making, the county could follow Detroit's path into bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: 9, Grosse Pointe, MI, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WXYZ

Republican groups linked to Wayne CEO race ads

The Wayne County Executive race for the primary election is heating up, and now we have discovered that a group of Republicans is getting in the mix by funding ads that promote a Democratic candidate.

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Related Topix: US News, Macomb County, MI, Sterling Heights, MI, Canton, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Inspire Theatre's 'No Stone Unturned' opens Friday, July 25

Written by local playwrights Joe Davis and Len Fisher, No Stone Unturned is reminiscent of the parodies of the old Carol Burnett Show.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Redford, MI, Livonia, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Get the facts about RESA Education Enhancement millage proposal

Voters from school districts across Wayne County - including all Northville Public Schools residents, regardless of county of residence - will be asked to consider a county-wide, two-mill, six-year education enhancement millage proposal as part of the upcoming Tuesday, Aug. 5 statewide election.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Northville, MI

Star-Telegram.com

Porch shooter was surprised by firing of gun

A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch told police that he didn't know there was a round in the shotgun.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dearborn Heights, MI, Life, Self Defense

The Detroit News

Court throws out conviction in 1983 fatal stabbing in Highland Park

Highland Park -- The Michigan appeals court has overturned a murder conviction in a Wayne County case that took about 30 years to bring to trial.

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Related Topix: Highland Park, MI

Northern Michigan News

Court throws out conviction in 1983 fatal stabbing

The Michigan appeals court has overturned a murder conviction in a Wayne County case that took about 30 years to bring to trial.

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Related Topix: Highland Park, MI

CBS Local

Court Throws Out Conviction In 1983 Fatal Stabbing

The Michigan appeals court has overturned a murder conviction in a Wayne County case that took about 30 years to bring to trial.

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Related Topix: Highland Park, MI

Detroit Free Press

A look at the views of the 5 front-runners for Wayne County executive

Wayne County Executive candidates, from left, State Rep. Phil Cavanagh, D-Redford Township, former Wayne County Sheriff Warren Evans, incumbent Robert Ficano, Wayne County Commissioner Kevin McNamara and Westland Mayor Bill Wild.

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Related Topix: Livonia, MI, Prison, Detroit, MI

Wed Jul 23, 2014

USA Today

Man accused in toddler slaying was out of jail early

A man accused of gunning down an Inkster toddler this month would have been in jail on the day of the killing if he had not been released early on a sentence for drug possession from last year.

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Related Topix: Inkster, MI

MLive.com

State police ask public for help indentifying Jane and John Doe remains

Two more have joined the 200-plus sets of remains the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office cannot currently identify.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Westland Observer

Meet the candidates for Wayne County executive

Residence: Redford Family: Divorced. Three daughters - Veronica, Erin and Mary. Occupation: State Representative, attorney Education: BA in business administration and BS in accounting, Aquinas College ; JD, University of Detroit Mercy ; MBA, University of Detroit Mercy ; Michigan Political Leadership Program Graduate ; Program for Senior ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan

ClickOnDetroit

Judge: Why wasn't child murder suspect in jail?

A Detroit judge says it appears an ex-con accused of killing a 2-year-old girl in front of her father should have been in jail at the time of the shooting.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Detroit, MI

Patch.com

Oakland, Macomb Counties Lead Metro Detroit Housing Bump

Wayne, Oakland and Livingston counties have seen a 29.7 percent increase in houses on the market, according to data released by Realcomp II Ltd .

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Related Topix: Macomb County, MI, Oakland County, MI, Livingston County, MI

CBS Local

Teen Accused Of Assaulting Gay Man During Motor City Pride Fest Accepts Deal

A teenager has accepted a plea deal in connection with the beating of a gay man during a pride festival in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Canton loses manufacturing hub to Detroit

Detroit has snagged from Canton a trailblazing, $148 million institute for lightweight metals research and manufacturing, dealing a devastating blow to hopes the site could place Canton on the national stage and ratchet up demand for housing, hotel lodging, retail stores and restaurants in western Wayne County.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI, Detroit, MI

Metro Times

Wayne County executive election guide

Thursday, July 24th marks National Tequila Day, and forget everything you know about the beverage.

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Related Topix: Tequila, Drink, Liquor, Detroit, MI

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