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12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
More than four dozen prospective jurors filled out questionnaires today during the first day of jury selection in the retrial of Detroit police officer Joseph Weekley.
13 hrs ago | MLive.com
Potholed is an understatement. They're more like craters, some 6 inches or more deep with a grid of exposed rusty rebar protruding from below.
17 hrs ago | Detroit News
A one-man grand jury has indicted three officials from Wayne County as part of an investigation into the county's jail project. 'On September 19, 2013, the court granted the petition and convened a one-man grand jury to investigate public official willful neglect of duty, conspiracy, fraud, misconduct, false statements relating to public finances and/or financial conditions related to the jail project,' according to Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.
Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad is being held in the Wayne County Jail pending his trial on second-degree murder charges set to begin Dec. 8. A 2005 police report of a bloody fight at a soccer match could be introduced as evidence in the second-degree murder trial of a Michigan man accused of throwing a fatal punch at soccer referee John Bieniewicz last June. Prosecutors want to include a police report about another soccer match fight in the evidence against Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, of Dearborn, the Detroit Free Press reports .
Garden City seniors win medals in Olympics A contingent of Garden City seniors brought home medals from the annual Senior Olympics. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/garden-city/2014/09/14/garden-city-seniors-medals-olympics/15480569/ Garden City seniors proved they were up to the challenge, bringing home medals in the recent Western Wayne County Senior Olympics.
Authorities are investigating a suspicious death after a body was pulled from the Detroit River near Mud Island Sunday morning. Ecorse Police Sgt.
Autistic program finds new home at Burger Baylor Garden City's autistic program finds new home at Burger Baylor. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/garden-city/2014/09/14/garden-city-burger-baylor-autistic-program-inkster/15500023/ An elementary school shuttered when the Inkster School District was dissolved in July 2013 is once again filled with the sounds of children.
Jayru Cambell, a widely touted Detroit Cass Technical High School football standout, has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a female during his school's football game Friday, just hours after his release from jail for a prior assault, according to multiple media reports. Detroit Police Sgt.
WAS FIRING THEM AND WHO FIRED THE FATAL SHOT. Devin: UPDATES AS THEY COME TO US.
Motion hearing in Saad case pushed back to Oct. 17 The hearing was adjourned by Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway Thursday. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/livonia/2014/09/12/motion-hearing-saad-case-pushed-back-oct/15503465/ The motion hearing originally scheduled for Friday for the man accused of killing a soccer referee in Livonia has been pushed back to next month.
On Sunday, September 21, 2014, Wayne County Parks and Trenton Parks and Recreation will turn back the hands of time for its 30th Anniversary of Somewhere in Time . Join us as we step back into the early 1900's from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Elizabeth Park in Trenton .
CERTAINLY IF THERE IS AN UPDATE BEFORE THE NEWS IS OVER WE WILL PASS IT ALONG. DEVELOPING STORY FROM INK TERM A WOMAN OUT RIDING A BIKE SHOT AND KILLED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREET.
Calling a move to the state-owned Mound Correctional Facility 'a big hurdle,' officials from Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano's office on Thursday presented the Wayne County Commission several options for constructing a new jail facility, including two options for restarting construction at the stalled site at Gratiot and St. Antoine. Several officials from Ficano's office - including Chief of Staff June Lee, Chief Financial Officer Mark Abbo and Ray Byers, the executive director for government initiatives - presented plans that would cost between $172 million and $394 million .
Forty-nine Michigan school districts and public school academies are operating in the red, according to a quarterly report state Superintendent Mike Flanagan delivered Thursday to Michigan lawmakers. The report gave a mixed picture of schools' financial health: While 10 districts were projected to climb into the black by the end of the last school year, 12 others that began fiscal year 2014 with a surplus had fallen into deficit by June 30, according to projections from the Department of Education.
The U.S. Coast Guard says it is ill equipped to effectively respond to "heavy oil" spills that could result if a major pipeline breach occurred below the Great Lakes. The U.S. Coast Guard has a dire warning as top Michigan officials are bearing down on Canada's Enbridge Energy to reinforce its pipelines under the Great Lakes : If there's a "heavy oil" spill - the kind with far-reaching environmental and economic implications on Michigan's wildlife and multibillion-dollar fishing and boating industries - there's not much the Coast Guard can do about it.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:24 pm
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