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3 hrs ago | Detroit News

Drug trafficker who escaped Wayne County Jail gets'-year prison term

Federal authorities say a Phoenix man who escaped from Arizona and Wayne Countyjails has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in a drug trafficking case.

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Related Topix: Drugs

3 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Drug trafficker who escaped Wayne County Jail gets 18-year prison term

Federal authorities say a Phoenix man who escaped from Arizona and Wayne Countyjails has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in a drug trafficking case.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Detroit, MI, Hamtramck, MI

5 hrs ago | Westland Observer

Trial set in case of Redford man charged with brother's stabbing death

A jury trial has been set for Oct. 14 in the case of a 21-year-old Redford Township man accused in the stabbing death of his brother after the two fought over the control to a ceiling fan.

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Related Topix: Redford, MI

7 hrs ago | Westland Observer

Election races in Wayne and Westland can be decided in primary balloting

As reflected in the traditionally lower turnout, many voters don't put much importance on primary elections like the one coming up Aug. 5. 'A lot of people aren't really aware of the importance of the primary election.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Wayne, MI

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Dearborn Man Charged With Murder, Torture In Sister's Stabbing Death

A 23-year-old Dearborn man has been charged with first degree and murder and torture in his sister's death.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI

15 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Trial pushed back in Craigslist robbery case

A jury trial once set to begin this week has been pushed back to late November, barring a plea deal, for a Van Buren Township defendant charged with robbing a Canton man after they became acquainted through a Craigslist ad, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

USA Today

Neighbor heard shot the night McBride died on porch

Neighbor heard shot the night McBride died on porch Neighbor heard gunshot the night Renisha McBride died on porch Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rM33M4 DETROIT - It was windy and raining when Theodore Wafer's neighbor heard a sound like a tree hitting his car early on Nov. 2. Ray Murad went outside his Dearborn Heights home ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI

USA Today

Neighbor heard shot the night McBride died on porch

Neighbor heard shot the night McBride died on porch Neighbor heard gunshot the night Renisha McBride died on porch Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rM33M4 Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI

Crain's Detroit Business

Study: Nurse-family partnership programs reduce premature deaths of moms, babies

A new study on ways to reduce premature death of low-income mothers and their first-born children shows participants in the program were less likely to die compared with similar families receiving other services.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Michigan

Hometown Life

Judge dismisses second suit challenging Evans' residency

Wayne County Circuit Chief Judge Robert J. Colombo Jr. dismissed Monday a second lawsuit to declare Warren Evans ineligible to run for Wayne County executive.

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Related Topix: Redford, MI, Detroit, MI, Washtenaw County, MI

ClickOnDetroit

Free physical tests for Wayne Co. jail officer candidates

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is holding free physical abilities tests on Aug. 19 to those who are interested in working as officers in county jails.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Hometown Life

Redford man pleads guilty before trial begins in death on I-96 in Livonia case

A motorist accused of killing a pedestrian on I-96 last fall has pleaded guilty to the charges on the same day a jury trial was scheduled to begin.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Redford, MI, Livonia, MI

The Detroit News

Editorial: Vote no on Wayne school proposal

The measure on the Aug. 5 primary ballot would translate into an additional $379 per student for six years, and schools could use the money however they'd like.

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Related Topix: Tax, Education Etc., Northville, MI, Opinion

Observer & Eccentric

Volunteers needed for fourth annual Cruisin' Hines

In 2011, Don Nicholson was blown away by the response to his inaugural Hines Drive cruise.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Westland, MI, Dearborn, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Dearborn police investigate woman's death

Dearborn police continue to investigate the death of a woman who was killed Saturday at a home on the 7500 block of Bingham.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI

Observer & Eccentric

W-W hosts info meeting on tax request

Six Wayne-Westland schools will be holding informational sessions for parents and voters about the Wayne County RESA education enhancement millage which will on the Tuesday, Aug. 5, primary ballot.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Wayne, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Two challengers, three incumbents file to run for Schoolcraft seats

Bob Breslin, 75, of Northville is a Ford Motor Co. retiree who believes Schoolcraft College can reduce costs and lower tuition.

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Related Topix: Schoolcraft, MI, Northville, MI, Livonia, MI, Plymouth, MI

Detroit Free Press

Battle of the ash borerResearchers aim to slow emerald ash borer devastation in Michigan

Tom Yack steered his black SUV past the blue-and-electric-purple walls of the Skatin' Station II in Canton Township and swung south toward the industrial buildings that line Ronda Drive.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Entomology, Science, Michigan State University, Canton, MI, Plymouth, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Around Wayne and Westland

Chicken, hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided by club and prepared by guest Chefs Dan Geb and Jake Hess.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Wayne, MI, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Inkster, MI

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Once-elite Detroit Club heads to public auction under a cloud

Detroit Club is going to public auction: The historic Detroit Club in downtown is headed for online public auction this week.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

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