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Westland, Michigan is located in Wayne County. Zip codes in Westland, MI include 48185, 48186, and 48184. The median home price in Westland is $100,000 which is roughly $75/per square foot. More Westland information.

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1 hr ago | Detroit Free Press

Inkster Police Chief Hilton Napoleon resigns, cites slaying of girl, 2

Napoleon, citing extreme working conditions and the 'senseless murder' of 2-year-old Kamiya Gross , submitted his letter of resignation to City Manager Richard Marsh on Thursday.

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5 hrs ago | Hometown Life

Westland referee remembered for his passion for family, soccer during funeral

Walled Lake resident John Hollowell attended fellow referee John Bieniewicz's funeral Thursday donning apparel he typically would only wear on a soccer field.

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13 hrs ago | The Courier

Owner calls 911 after Florida cat goes wild

It has happened again. A 4-year-old Russian blue cat named Kush is being quarantined after apparently going berserk inside a central Florida home, prompting its owners to call 911.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Detroit News

Charges elevated to 2nd degree murder in fatal assault of Livonia soccer referee

Charges against the man accused of causing the death of a local soccer referee were elevated Wednesday afternoon to second degree murder.

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MLive.com

Prosecutor upgrades charge to second-degree murder in death of soccer referee

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has upgraded a charge against a man accused of punching a soccer referee to second-degree murder.

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The Bennington Banner

Patrol head says he's shocked by beating video

The commissioner of the California Highway Patrol says he was shocked and concerned by video of one of his officers repeatedly punching a woman he had pinned on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

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Detroit Free Press

Men charged in Westland teens' slayings to be back in court today

The men charged with robbing and murdering two Westland teens have a hearing today to determine if they will stand trial for the deaths of Jacob Kudla, 18, and Jourdan Bobbish, 17. A passerby found the their decomposing bodies in a field on Detroit's east side near the Coleman A. Young International Airport in July 2012.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lamar Daily News

Al Jazeera America says it's building to last

As it approaches its first birthday, Al Jazeera America anchor Tony Harris says he's surprised by how good the network is.

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The York Daily Record

Rain + mud = messy good time for hundreds of kids

A steady rain drenched hundreds of kids and parents Tuesday as they ran, jumped and waded into a 75-by-150-foot mud pit during the 26th annual event at a suburban Detroit park.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Metro Times

Redford Theatre

The New York Times kicked off a series this week on Detroit's North End neighborhood.

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ClickOnDetroit

Annual mud day is Tuesday in Westland

Wayne County Parks is set to transform the Hines Park-Nankin Mills Area into a giant mud pit playground on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children, ages 12 and younger, will have the opportunity to get down and dirty in one of the messiest playgrounds southeast Michigan has ever seen! "Mud Day is a fun, unique and rare annual event that draws ... (more)

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Observer & Eccentric

Cruisers ready to roll through Wayne, Westland

Classics, customs and hot rods will take over Wayne Road in Westland and Michigan Avenue in Wayne for as the two communities stage their annual cruises Saturday, July 12. In Westland, the cruise will start with a kickoff party Friday evening along Warren Road between Newburgh and Wayne Road to "bring business to Westland businesses," and move over ... (more)

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit soccer fans' stirring gesture honors slain referee

A crowd of soccer fans on Sunday went silent in the middle of a game and collectively took part in a poignant gesture honoring a referee killed in an on-field altercation last week.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Windsor Star

Soccer player charged after referee dies following punch

A Michigan soccer referee, who was punched by a player on Sunday, died of blunt force trauma to the neck according to medical officials.

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Westland Observer

'It's been unbelievable:' donations pour in for assaulted Westland...

Jim Acho cannot believe the level of support he and the family of John Bieniewicz have received in the wake of the soccer referee's untimely death last week.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

St. Dunstan food pantry to relocate to Maplewood Center

The St. Dunstan food pantry is expected to relocate to the Discovery Room at the Maplewood Center beginning Aug. 5. The center is located on Maplewood, west of Merriman.

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Observer & Eccentric

Westland Cop Calls

The woman said she opened the blinds and saw two men - one prying the screen back, the other pushing on the window in an attempt to slide it open.

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Observer & Eccentric

Around Wayne and Westland

The benefit will raise money to send youth to the National Association of Free Will Baptist Bible, Arts and Music Competition in Texas later this month.

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City of Westland

If you wish to reply by mail, send your comments to the above address. All property owners whose names appear in our tax rolls located within 300' of this property are being notified pursuant to this statute.

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Hometown Life

Redford joins push to stop county from selling sewer system

Redford Township is adding its voice to a group of communities opposed to Wayne County's plan to sell a wastewater treatment system to eliminate a budget deficit.

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