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9 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Judge to hear more evidence in fatal dog attack

A judge is hearing more testimony in the case against a couple charged with murder after their two dogs fatally mauled a jogger.

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Related Topix: Lapeer, MI, Metamora, MI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Two women dead after parade float crash

Lapeer Township police officers and Lapeer County sheriff's deputies responded to the scene at Turill and Clark roads in Lapeer Township on Saturday about 10 a.m. Jeanette Rumptz, 80, of Metamora, was driving a Subaru Outback heading eastbound on Turrill Road.

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Related Topix: Lapeer, MI, Metamora, MI, Columbiaville, MI

WJRT

2nd woman dies after parade vehicle crash

Authorities say a second woman has died following a rural Michigan crash in which a car struck a parade vehicle.

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Related Topix: Lapeer, MI, Metamora, MI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

MLive.com

Two women remain in serious condition after Lapeer County parade float crash

Two women remain in serious condition after they were ejected from a parade float during a collision on their way to the Metamora Country Days Parade.

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Related Topix: Metamora, MI, Columbiaville, MI, Lapeer, MI

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: Libyan militia accuses Egypt, UAE of airstrikes

Two unidentified airstrikes targeting Islamist militia positions in Libya's capital killed 15 fighters and wounded 30 Saturday.

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Related Topix: Lapeer, MI, Metamora, MI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Woman dies after her car strikes parade vehicle

Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed... A diverse group of protesters, many of them children, marched peacefully Saturday as calm prevailed for a fourth straight day in the St.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Lapeer, MI

ClickOnDetroit

Woman dead after crash involving novelty vehicle

An 80-year-old woman is dead after a crash involving a novelty vehicle on its way to a parade and festival, according to the Lapeer County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Metamora, MI, Columbiaville, MI, Lapeer, MI

MLive.com

One dead after parade float crashes in Lapeer Township on way to Metamora Country Days

One person is dead and several others injured after a woman hit a modified parade float heading to the Metamora Country Days Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Lapeer, MI, Metamora, MI, Train Disaster

WILX-TV Lansing

Woman Dies After Parade Float, Car Collide

Authorities say a woman has died and others have been injured after a float carrying military veterans and two children to a parade collided with a car about 60 miles northwest of Detroit.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Lapeer, MI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

MLive.com

Three people needed to hold down each dog from deadly Lapeer mauling, veterinarian testifies

Shelly Wallace said she distinctly remembers when two Cane Corso dogs visited her veterinary clinic in April - mainly because it took three people to pin each dog against a wall for an examination because of their aggression.

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Related Topix: Lapeer, MI, Metamora, MI

Thu Aug 14, 2014

MLive.com

Mauling victim's last words: 'I'm bleeding out, I'm dying' say Lapeer investigation reports

With one neighbor applying first aid and another keeping two dogs away from Craig Sytsma's body, the 46-year-old man told the two his first name before saying his last words: "I'm bleeding out, I'm dying," say investigators' reports.

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Related Topix: Lapeer, MI, Metamora, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Fresh at the Farmers Market

I love small towns. When I'm on vacation, I try to make a point to veer off main roads, looking for less-traveled routes.

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Related Topix: North Branch, MI, Life, Food, Heirloom Tomatoes, Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 13, 2014

MLive.com

Eight puppies will go to Texas rescue group after adult dogs fatally mauled jogger in Lapeer County

Eight Cane Corso puppies will be sterilized and taken to a Texas rescue shelter after two adult dogs from the same residence mauled and killed a jogger in Metamora Township.

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Related Topix: Metamora, MI, Lapeer, MI

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WJRT

Lapeer County man killed in Davison Township Accident Thursday night

A Mid Michigan family is grieving after a deadly collision took the life of a 48 year old Lapeer man.

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Related Topix: Davison, MI, Lapeer, MI

MLive.com

Dangerous dog bill introduced by Rep. Sean McCann of Kalamazoo targets unsafe dog behavior

State Representative Sean McCann has introduced a bill that would protect kids, pedestrians, letter carriers , utility workers and animal control officers from dangerous dogs.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Island Packet

Dogs that killed Michigan man are euthanized

Lapeer County assistant prosecutor Michael Hodges tells The Flint Journal that the cane corsos involved in the July 23 attack on 46-year-old Craig Sytsma of Livonia in Metamora Township were euthanized Monday.

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Related Topix: Metamora, MI, Lapeer, MI

ABC News

Dogs That Killed Michigan Man Are Euthanized

Lapeer County assistant prosecutor Michael Hodges tells The Flint Journal that the cane corsos involved in the July 23 attack on 46-year-old Craig Sytsma of Livonia in Metamora Township were euthanized Monday.

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Related Topix: Metamora, MI, Lapeer, MI

Daily Press & Argus

Dogs that killed Michigan jogger are euthanized

Hear 911 call: Witness tried to stop fatal attack ...: Craig Sytsma, a 46-year-old Livonia man, was fatally attacked by two loose dogs while jogging Wednesday evening in Lapeer County, Michigan.

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Related Topix: Metamora, MI

Tue Aug 05, 2014

MLive.com

State Sen. Mike Green wins Republican primary in close race with sitting state Representative

Tuesday's primary election turned out to be a bit of a nail-biter for incumbent 31st District state Sen. Mike Green.

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Related Topix: Kingston, MI, Mayville, MI, Caro, MI, Bay City, MI, Lapeer, MI

MLive.com

Three dogs euthanized following fatal mauling of a jogger in Lapeer

Two dogs involved in a fatal mauling and another adult dog were euthanized on Friday, Aug. 1, and Monday, Aug. 4, following the death of a jogger in Metamora Township.

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