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  1. Westland industrial building on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Westland Observer

    Westland industrial building on fire Firefighters battle blaze at Westland industrial building Check out this story on HometownLife.com: The fire was reported about 2:15 p.m. Friday at the business located at 33138 Beechwood near Ford and Farmington Road. Part of the building is used for tire and parts storage with welding and fabricating in the front.

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  2. Westland Man Agrees to Plea Deal in Plymouth Twp. Man's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    A Westland man agreed to a plea deal Thursday in connection with the killing of a 76-year-old Plymouth Township man last year. The deal required Andrew J. Nutt, 22, to plead guilty to second-degree murder and to using a gun during a felony in order to have other charges-including a count of first-degree murder-dropped, according to a HometownLife report .

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  3. Couple pleads guilty in murder of Plymouth Township manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ClickOnDetroit

    Andrew Nutt, of Westland, and Mariah Pisarski, of Wayne, both pled guilty to charges connected to the death of Kenneth Labita of Plymouth Township. Nutt pled guilty to second degree murder and felony firearm .

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  4. Evidence revealed in DeKeyzer murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | C & G Newspapers

    The man accused of killing 22-year-old Theresa DeKeyzer and hiding her body in a plastic drum will stand trial in Macomb County Circuit Court for the crimes. Scott Wobbe, 38, of Westland, appeared in a blue jail uniform for a preliminary examination in the case Feb. 20 that included testimony from six witnesses called before 37th District Court Judge Michael Chupa.

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  5. Underground Railroad First in Wayne County Parks Educational SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    ... Saturdays throughout the year. For ages 12 and up, all programs are held at the Nankin Mills Interpretive Center in Westland. "Learning is a lifelong process and it is important that we continue to exercise our brains," said Wayne County Executive ...

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  6. GARDEN CITYWayne-Westland, Garden City Student...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Westland Observer

    Wayne-Westland, Garden City Student Achievers Wayne-Westland, Garden City Student Achievers Check out this story on HometownLife.com: Rachel Rodriguez of Garden City has received her bachelor of science degree in environmental studies and sustainability from Northern Michigan University. Rodriguez graduated summa cum laude at the December commencement.

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  7. George LopatinRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The News Journal

    ... future wife of 32 years, Ruby May. They raised 3 children, Stephen Lopatin, 55, Newark, DE; Daphne Lopatin, 53, Westland, MI; and Gregory Lopatin, 52, Caldwell, NJ. He raised his family as a servant of Christ and was actively involved in two ...

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  8. Tax credits OK'd if firm expandsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Toledo Blade

    GT Technologies Inc., a company that makes valvetrain components for gas and diesel engines, was approved Monday for tax credits from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority that it may use if it decides to expand operations at production plants in Toledo and Defiance. However, the Westland, Mich.-based company is still deciding whether or not to expand its operations in the two northwest Ohio cities, or instead just consolidate its production operations at an existing facility in Tallahassee, according to the tax credit authority.

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  9. Elderly couple killed in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | ClickOnDetroit

    Two people were killed Sunday morning in a house fire in the 8400 block of Freemont Street in Westland, according to authorities. THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.

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  10. City of WestlandRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Observer & Eccentric

    ... license. Beginning Tuesday, March 3, 2015, a $5.00 penalty will be assessed. Licenses may be purchased at: WESTLAND CITY CLERK'S OFFICE, 36300 Warren Rd. OR MICHIGAN HUMANE SOCIETY, 37255 Marquette EILEEN DeHART-SCHOOF, CMC WESTLAND CITY ...

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  11. Michigan soccer player pleads guilty to manslaughter after striking referee who later diedRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Washington Post

    ... adult league in the head for ejecting him, according to multiple reports. John Bieniewicz, a 44-year-old man from Westland, Mich., was declared brain dead the morning of July 1 of last year , two days after being hit by Bassel Saad, 36, of Dearborn, ...

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  12. Man Whose Sucker Punch Killed Soccer Ref Accepts Plea DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Patch.com

    ... "This plea today could have immigration consequences. Do you understand that?" The referee, John Bieniewicz, 44, of Westland, died on July 1, two days after he was punched by Saad, who reportedly was upset that Bieniewicz was about to eject him from ...

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  13. Suspect in DeKeyzer murder due back in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | C & G Newspapers

    Scott Wobbe, the man charged with kidnapping and killing 22-year-old Theresa DeKeyzer, was due back in court at 9:45 a.m. Feb. 20, after press time, where a judge was scheduled to decide if he'd stand trial for the crimes. Wobbe, 37, of Westland, last appeared before 37th District Court Judge Michael Chupa a month ago, where he was declared competent for trial after a psychiatric examination.

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  14. Man who fatally punched referee to serve 8-15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Livonia Observer

    ... in Livonia last summer. Saad took a plea deal Friday, pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Westland resident John Bieniewicz. The man whose punch killed a soccer referee in Livonia last summer has taken a plea deal with ...

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  15. Two Westland men face trial in beating death of womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Westland Observer

    Two Westland men face trial in beating death of woman Two Westland men face trial in beating death Check out this story on HometownLife.com: Two Westland man have been bound over for trial on charges that they beat to death a local woman, whose body was found in a Dearborn Heights street last month. Terrence Harold Johnson, 44, and Randy Batts, who turns 31 next week, are charged with first-degree murder and torture in the death of Diedre Akins, 46. Johnson was Akins's live-in boyfriend, sharing a home on Grand Traverse in Norwayne.

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  16. City of WestlandRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Observer & Eccentric

    Westland Board of Review will be conducting the 2015 March Board of Review and will convene in the City Council Chambers at 36300 Warren Road, Westland, Michigan 48185. The regular Board of Review ...

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  17. Westland mayor: Timing is right to add library security guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... but with everything that's been going on, maybe we are not equipped to handle these situations internally," said Westland Mayor William Wild. "I think the timing is right to add a security guard here." "We have a private security guard at City ...

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  18. Wayne council approves pool closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Westland Observer

    Wayne council approves pool closing Wayne council approves closing the rec center pool Check out this story on HometownLife.com: The Wayne City Council has voted to close the pool at the Wayne Community Center as of Sunday, Feb. 22. As the city grapples with a deficit in the current fiscal year and a significant shortfall in 2015-16, the council voted Tuesday to close the pool for a savings of about $70,000. The ice arena is already closed at community center, which operates at significant financial losses - well in excess of $200,000 annually.

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  19. Council votes to add guard at Westland libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WXYZ

    Following reports of a man viewing child pornography on a public computer, a drug overdose, a woman flashing children, a drunk man disrobing in a restroom and an attempted abduction, board members want one security guard. Dean Morrow of Westland is accused of viewing child pornography on a public computer in the library February 4th.

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  20. Westland library may hire security guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Westland Observer

    Westland library may hire security guard Westland library may hire a security guard Check out this story on HometownLife.com: Librarians are trained to help the public with many things, but most aren't trained on how to deal with someone who overdoses on drugs or a stalker who has followed someone to the library. To make sure the library staff and the public are safe, the Westland Library Board has been asked to consider hiring a security guard for the William P. Faust Public Library.

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