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2 hrs ago | WXYZ

Neighbors say lightning caused fire at church

A mid-summer storm that interrupted a hazy, humid Sunday afternoon brought lightning, thunder and torrential rains to Roseville and southern Macomb County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Roseville, MI

7 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Thunderstorms knock down trees, black out 120,000 in Michigan

A series of severe thunderstorms has hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula, packing winds of up to 50 miles per hour that knocked down trees, ripped roofs off buildings and blacked out more than 120,000 homes and businesses.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Weather, Oakland County, MI

11 hrs ago | Detroit News

Police seek tips in Armada teen's slaying, release composite sketch

Police officials Sunday asked the public for help to find a possible suspect in the slaying of a 14-year-old girl found in a drainage ditch near the Macomb Orchard hiking trail Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

20 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Proposal 2 asks voters to renew, increase taxes for SMART system

In the Aug. 5 primary, Proposal 2 asks Michigan voters to renew and increase the taxes they pay to support the SMART system.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Farmington, MI, Farmington Hills, MI, Macomb, MI

Sat Jul 26, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Armada community mourns murdered teen

The small community of Armada came together Saturday in prayer as the killer of a promising 14-year-old girl remains on the loose.

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CBS Local

Community Stays Strong As Mourning Begins In Armada

Pink carnations and signatures on a poster were just a few of the ways the community of Armada mourned the loss of 14-year-old April Millsap on Saturday, who was known as a true friend with a bright future.

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Related Topix: Armada, MI

Detroit News

Slaying of Armada teen hard to fathom for mourners at candlelight vigil

Jennifer Millsap, center, is surrounded by family and friends, wipes away a tear during the prayer vigil for her slain daughter April on Saturday evening at St. Mary Mystical Rose Catholic Church in Armada.

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Related Topix: Armada, MI

ClickOnDetroit

Teen girl killed in rollover accident in Roseville

Roseville police are investigating a fatal car accident that killed a 16-year-old girl and left seven others injured.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI

ClickOnDetroit

Armada in shock after 14-year-old girl's murder

THAT AARON WAS ABUSING HIS WIFE AND RECENTLY SEPARATED. THE DEATH OF A 14 YEAR-OLD, APRIL MILLSAP REMAINS A MYSTERY.

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SFGate

Police seeking tips in 14-year-old girl's slaying

Members of the Macomb County Sheriffs Department and Michigan State Police search a wooded area off of Omo road south of Armada Ridge Round in Armada, Mich.

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Related Topix: Armada, MI

The Town Talk

Rejected atheist booth in Michigan city hall draws lawsuit

The American Civil Liberties Union in Michigan and two other groups filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking an injunction against a Michigan city's ban on an atheist booth in a municipal building.

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Related Topix: ACLU

Fri Jul 25, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

FBI goes door-to-door in Armada investigating teen's murder

WEEKEND DAYS WE'LL BE UNDER THE GUN. AND FIRST. HUNT FOR A KILLER SENDS A SMALL COMMUNITY INTO SHOCK.

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Detroit News

Three GOP candidates battle to face incumbent Hackel for Macomb Co. exec

Three Republican candidates are vying for the chance to take on Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel in the November general election.

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Related Topix: St. Clair Shores, MI

ClickOnDetroit

14-year-old girl found dead in Armada

The murder investigation is underway after a 14-year-old girl was found dead near a bike trail in Armada.

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Times Herald

Judge refuses to order tougher sentences in mob beating

Wayne County Judge James Callahan said he was influenced by age and other factors in sticking to six months in jail for Latrez Cummings, 19, and a year in jail for James Davis, 24. They were also placed on probation.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

CBS Local

Traffic Alert: Weekend Road Work

The following road work projects have been announced by MDOT. As always, some of this work may be postponed due to weather .

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Related Topix: Oakland County, MI, Pontiac, MI

CBS Local

Man Gets Life In Prison For Murder, Abuse Of Girlfriend's 2-Year-Old Son

A 26-year-old Macomb County man has been sentenced to life in prison for the beating death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old son.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

CBS Local

Judge Asked To Reconsider Mob Beating Sentences

Prosecutors are returning to court to ask a judge to reconsider the sentences for two men who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist in April.

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Detroit News

Body of woman found in woods in Armada

Authorities are investigating a possible homicide of a woman in a wooded area on the border with the Village of Armada.

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Related Topix: Armada, MI

WJRT

Authorities: Body of woman found in wooded area

Authorities say a woman's body has been found in a wooded area in the Macomb County village of Armada.

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