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Trial Set To Begin In Murder Of Former Simeon Football Star
The family of a Chicago man murdered last fall in Michigan will be in court this week in Ann Arbor, as one of the accused killers goes on trial.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Garden City Observer
Ervin named St. Catherine principal
Karen Ervin has been appointed principal of St. Catherine of Siena Academy, announced Michael LaMarra, president of the Wixom school.
Jury selection starts in football player slaying
The Ann Arbor News reports opening statements could take place Tuesday if a jury is picked Monday in Washtenaw County Trial Court.
The Eastern Echo
YPD investigating armed robbery
The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a reported armed robbery, which occurred around 1:30 a.m. Monday at Peninsular Place Apartments, north of campus.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Editorial: Our endorsement in the Ypsilanti mayoral primary election
Ypsilanti voters are choosing their first new mayor since Paul Schreiber was elected in 2006.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Man pleads guilty in killing of EMU football player Demarius Reed
A man has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.
Stopping domestic violence: Teach children early the importance of walking away
The best strategy for dealing with what might be early warning signs of domestic violence? An exit strategy and the will to live it.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Observer & Eccentric
Local banker garners promotion, colleague gains designation
In his new position, he will be responsible for managing credit functions for the commercial banking group.
The Washington Post
DCPS hires expert in helping African American boys
D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson has hired Robert Simmons, a professor of urban education whose work focuses on the experiences of African American boys, for a new senior-level position as the school system's chief of innovation and research.
EMU running back Bronson Hill makes preseason watch list for 2014 Doak Walker Award
Eastern Michigan University senior Bronson Hill is among the names on the 2014 Doak Walker Award preseason watch list released Thursday.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Hear free jazz all day Sunday at Schoolcraft College
Saxophonist Chris Collins will perform with the Johnny Trudell Orchestra at Sunday's Michigan Jazz Festival at Schoolcraft College in Livonia.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Trial starts Monday for 2 men charged in Demarius Reed homicide
The adjournment of 20-year-old Kristopher Pratt's final pretrial hearing Tuesday left open the possibility before the murder trial for Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed starts Monday.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Eastern Echo
Former EMU Baseball coach Ron Oestrike dies at the age of 82
Vice President and Director of Athletics Heather Lyke said in a news release. "Coach Oestrike represented all the good in athletics - honesty, integrity, and a deep caring for the student-athletes.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Officials: Borderless police patrols in Ypsilanti area already making an impact
Eastern Michigan University Chief of Police Robert Heighes addresses the audience during a press conference to announce the Eastern Washtenaw Safety Alliance on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at the SPARK East Business Incubator in Ypsilanti.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Police alliance formed in Washtenaw County
ABOUT TO GET MORE FREEDOM. AND IT TOPS OUR NEWS AT 5:30. AFTER RECENT HIGH-PROFILE CRIMES INVOLVING EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, A NEW PLAN TO FIGHT CRIME AT EMU AND ACROSS YPSILANTI.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Ypsilanti area 'safety alliance' among 3 police departments to be announced Tuesday
The Ypsilanti Police Department is expected to be part of a 'safety alliance' that will provide better coverage on the city and the campus of EMU.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Ypsilanti Mayor Paul Schreiber endorses Amanda Edmonds ahead of August primary
A month before the Democratic primary that will most likely determine the next mayor of Ypsilanti, sitting Mayor Paul Schreiber has endorsed Amanda Edmonds for the role.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Trial for 2 men accused of killing EMU football player will begin this month
The trial for the two Detroit men accused of killing Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed are set to face trial in the Washtenaw County Trial Court later this month.
Anchorage Daily News
Pretrial hearing set in football player's slaying
The 20-year-old wide receiver from Chicago was killed Oct. 18 at his off-campus apartment building in Ypsilanti.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Recent EMU grad to run 3,000 miles in effort to raise money for poverty awareness
Recent EMU grad Zachary James will attempt to run across the country to raise money and awareness on fighting poverty.