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3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Court document: Wafer plans to speak at sentencing

Nick Cannon has been keeping a notebook for much of his life, and next year we'll get to see some... Theodore Wafer takes the stand last month.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Violent Crime

4 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Metro Detroit counties feel pinch of salt

The brutal winter of 2013-14 may be over but it's still having an effect on county road budgets when it comes to the price of salt.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Washtenaw County, MI, Macomb County, MI, Oakland County, MI

8 hrs ago | Lathrup Village Eccentric

Ram's Horn will not rebuild in the same location. Bill Bresler | staff photographer

It looks like a familiar Livonia landmark restaurant won't be making a return to its location near Eight Mile and Middlebelt.

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Related Topix: Livonia, MI

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Detroit News

Garden City Schools offer accelerated learning - in elementary schools

Kelly Depriest, a teacher at Garden City's Memorial Elementary, speaks with her accelerated first-graders during a brief meeting.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc.

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Westland Observer

The Guardian Building in Detroit houses Wayne County's central administrative offices.

The 2013-14 adopted budget was approximately $1.43 billion, meaning that the 2014-15 budget grew by about $256 million, or 15 percent.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Stepmom of boy found in basement allowed visitation with younger children

Charlie Bothuell IV arrives and waits with his wife Monique Dillard-Bothuell, who is the stepmother of Charlie Bothuell V for her probation violation hearing Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Wayne County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Family, Kids

Westland Observer

Canton bank robbery defendant renews plea, faces sentencing

Canton bank robbery defendant renews plea, faces sentencing A Canton bank robbery defendant is facing sentencing after he abandoned his motion to withdraw his no-contest plea.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI

WLNS-TV Lansing

Son Of Tigers, Red Wings Owner Held On Drug Charge

The man found in a hotel with 14-year-old Hannah Amaro, who was reported missing last weekend, is now facing felony charges.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, Detroit, MI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WXYZ

Bailbondsmen get into tussle with taser

Richard Allen-Bass was being picked up by three bail bondsmen when a tussle broke out between the three agents and his family who recorded it on a cell phone.

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CBS Local

Man Upset About Bill Pulls Gun On Dearborn Dentist

A man upset about his dental bill was arrested after police say he pulled a gun at a Dearborn dentists' office.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI, Dentistry

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

MDOT: Piecemeal approach on roads key flood factor

A truck rolls southbound on a flooded Interstate 75 past a submerged car in Detroit, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Detroit, MI, Washtenaw County, MI, Ann Arbor, MI

Detroit News

Minimum 17-year sentence sought in Dearborn Heights porch shooting

A Dearborn Heights man convicted of killing an unarmed woman on his porch should get a prison sentence of at least 15 years, in addition to a mandatory two-year punishment for the unlawful use of a gun, prosecutors said in their recommendation to a judge.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dearborn Heights, MI

Hometown Life

Ordinance No. _9-W-9_

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 82, ARTICLE I, SECTIONS 82-1 THROUGH 82-13 OF THE WESTLAND CITY CODE CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE, RECYCLABLE MATERIALS AND YARD WASTE.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

WXYZ

COPS: Juvenile boy sexually assaulted young girl

Harper Woods Police say they are investigating the sexual assault of a juvenile girl by at least one juvenile boy.

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Related Topix: Harper Woods, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Employer jailed for firing worker at gunpoint

A Canton gas station employer has been sentenced to three months in the Wayne County Jail after police say he threatened a worker at gunpoint, fired him and accused him of giving away merchandise to his friends.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Detroit News

Court: No First Amendment violation at Arab-American festival in Dearborn

Dearborn -- A federal court says there was no First Amendment violation when police urged Christian evangelists to leave an Arab-American street festival in 2012.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI

Westland Observer

Westland man sent to prison for raping girl

Westland man sent to prison for raping girl Man sent to prison for raping girl Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/2014/08/27/westland-man-sent-prison-rape/14684763/ A Westland man has been sentenced to nine to 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl at a local apartment complex where ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Westland, MI

The Washington Post

Thuggery wins, free speech rights lose

The free speech rights here were - as in many free speech cases - the rights of pretty rude speakers, certainly ones whose message and manners I do not endorse.

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Related Topix: World News

CBS Local

Allen Park Finalizes Sale Of Failed Movie Studio Complex

Allen Park has finally completed a $12 million deal to wash their hands of a failed movie studio project that has weighed on the city for years .

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Related Topix: Allen Park, MI, Southfield, MI

Michigan Radio

After public backlash, Detroit Public Schools changes budget cut tactics

After a public outcry, the Detroit Public Schools is walking back plans to cut teacher pay and boost class sizes.

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