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Paving on southbound Carpenter Road to begin Tuesday
Lane closures at the intersection of Packard and Carpenter roads in Pittsfield Township will continue this week as crews lay down concrete pavement on the southbound lanes of Carpenter Road.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Where do political candidates in Washtenaw County stand on arts and culture?
Want to know where the candidates for public office in Washtenaw County stand on arts and culture before you cast your vote on Aug. 5? The nonprofit Arts Alliance is holding a candidate forum on the creative sector from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Michigan Theater in downtown Ann Arbor.
Detroit Free Press
Warren Evan's candidacy for county exec challenged over residency rule
Former Canton Township Supervisor Thomas Yack has filed a complaint contesting the candidacy of Wayne County executive candidate Warren Evans, saying Evans was not a county resident long enough to qualify for the race.
Deputies plan to continue investigation in murder-suicide for 'closure'
A week after a Howell man stabbed an Ypsilanti Township man, an injury that proved fatal days later, and then killed himself on U.S. 23, investigators are still following up on the case.
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.
Citizen input session for former Platt Road juvenile detention center site scheduled for late August
Washtenaw County Community and Economic Development director Mary Jo Callan speaks to a meeting of the Platt Road Site Community Advisory Committee in June.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Man Dies After Being Pulled from Washtenaw Lake
The Washtenaw County sheriff's department says a 20-year-man has died after being pulled from a lake.
Austin Road to be closed at Eisman Road near Manchester for reconstruction
Austin Road at the Eisman Road intersection will be closed starting Monday, July 21, as the Washtenaw County Road Commission reconstructs the curve on Eisman Road The project is expected to last a week, weather permitting, and a posted detour route will go along M-52, Pleasant Lake Road and Schneider Road.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
20-year-old man drowns in Independence Lake in Washtenaw County
A 20-year-man was pronounced dead at the University of Michigan Hospital after being pulled from Independence Lake in Webster Township Saturday afternoon, police said.
Manchester Fire Department raising funds to purchase ATV in memory of accident victim
The Manchester Fire Department is taking on the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office in a charity softball game next Saturday in an effort to raise money for a new all-terrain vehicle.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Black Chamber of Commerce to host political forum Saturday
The Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Black Chamber of Commerce works to build brand awareness for minority-owned businesses in Washtenaw County.
Judge finds Ypsilanti Township father guilty of killing 4-month-old daughter
A Washtenaw County judge determined a 20-year-old Ypsilanti Township man is guilty of both first-degree child abuse and felony murder for throwing and punching his 4-month-old daughter.
1 of 2 defendants admits fatally shooting EMU football player Demarius Reed
Kristopher Pratt and Ed Thomas appeared in the 14A-1 District Court for a preliminary exam in December.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Murder suspect sentenced to prison in 3 other cases
The 23-year-old Ypsilanti Township man accused of fatally stabbing 43-year-old Kenyadda Jones as they fought over a woman in West Willow last spring was sentenced Tuesday in three unrelated cases.
Juveniles who briefly escaped custody were caught after coming upon U.S. marshals using gun range
The two juvenile felons who escaped from a work detail in Manchester Township Wednesday afternoon probably thought they had a good head start on law enforcement personnel who would start searching for them.
Observer & Eccentric
Fundraiser set for scholarship honoring officer's son
A fundraiser for a scholarship named for a Churchill High School graduate who died several years ago is planned for later this month.
Jury finds man not guilty on all charges in Ypsilanti homicide
For the second time in 2014, a jury found a homicide suspect not guilty on all counts as Allante Percy walked out of a Washtenaw County courtroom Thursday morning about to be a free man.
Daily Press & Argus
Police ID Howell man suspected in stabbing
Police work at the scene where stabbing suspect Robert David Richmond killed himself after a traffic stop Monday in Green Oak Township.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
State police searching for juveniles who fled community service detail in western Washtenaw County
Michigan State Police troopers are searching for two juvenile parolees who escaped from a community service detail near Manchester Wednesday afternoon, officials confirmed.