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Wayne County Drivers Can Expect I-94 Delays
Wayne County motorists mapping out their weekend travel plans can keep the following construction projects in mind, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation: Eastbound and westbound I-94 between Cadieux Road and Conner Avenue will have left lane closures from 9 p.m. Saturday until 8 a.m. Sunday for lighting and sign work.
Fri May 17, 2013
Medical examiner rules Grosse Pointe Park woman's death a homicide
Home where Sabrina Gianino was found strangled. Her boyfriend found the body and called 911.
Election 2014: The running season is here
This week's It's Just Politics deserves a little running music because we're looking at who's in, who's out, who's thinking of getting in and who's thinking about who's thinking about getting in when it comes to Election 2014.
Plymouth Township Memorial Will Pay Tribute to Fallen Police Officers, Other Local First Responders
Come this September, Plymouth Township will be home to a newly completed First Responders Memorial for Wayne County police, fire and EMS agencies at the corner of Hines Drive and Haggerty Road.
United Way seeks help with survey
The local United Way is reaching out to the Plymouth and Canton area to identify issues in the community and develop a collective vision for the future.
Thu May 16, 2013
County holds e-waste collection Saturday
The Wayne County Department of Public Services' Land Resource Management Division is holding an Electronic Waste and Scrap Tire Collection Recycling event 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Veteran's Memorial Ice Arena, 142 E. Great Lakes, River Rouge.
Grosse Pointe Park police investigating woman's suspicious death
Police are investigating what they call the suspicious death of a woman whose body was discovered inside a home early Thursday morning.
Wed May 15, 2013
Man charged with terrorism after threatening to bomb Westland's City Hall
A man accused of holding a hostage and threatening to bomb City Hall earlier this week has been charged with terrorism by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy.
Detroit Free Press
Primary elections expected in several metro Detroit communities
Clerk's offices in communities throughout metro Detroit were busy today as candidates considering bids for mayor, supervisor, city council, township board and other elected posts worked to file election petitions by the 4 p.m. deadline.
Worthy warns criminals may go free after budget deal is rejected
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says she fears child abusers and rapists will roam free because county commissioners rejected a lawsuit settlement Wednesday to increase her budget by $7.4 million.
Detroit Free Press
Bill would reduce Wayne County's share of tax revenue from Metro Airport parking
The financial hits just keep on coming for Wayne County, which was socked with a $32-million court judgment last week.
Dearborn, Hamtramck offering amnesty programs for civil infraction tickets
The programs offer an opportunity for individuals to settle their old debts with the court while allowing the courts to clear up a backlog of files without substantial additional costs.
Bible Believers lawsuit against Wayne County in wake of 2012 Arab Festival riots dismissed
A federal court says the Wayne County Sheriff's Department and other officials did not violate a Christian group's free speech rights.
Data Shows Disparity of Costs for Common Medical Procedures
Prices for common medical procedures at health care facilities in Wayne County vary widely, according to data from New Choice Health , a private company that encourages people to become smarter health care consumers.
Bing's potential plans up focus on Ficano
Mayor Dave Bing's surprise announcement Tuesday that he may challenge Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano next year begs one big question: Is he or isn't he? For months, the embattled executive has been coy about whether he'd seek a fourth four-year term, brushing off reporters by telling them any decision is a long way away.
Tue May 14, 2013
Federal charges against Moe Blackwell
Court records say Blackwell failed to report about $102,000 to the IRS in 2008, and provided false information when applying for a bank loan in 2004.
Dearborn Candidates Submit Petitions; Primary Election Set for Aug. 6
Seven incumbents were among the 29 Dearborn residents who turned in petitions to run for election by the 4:30 p.m. deadline on Tuesday.
Detroit Free Press
Kym Worthy loses bid to get more money for prosecutor's office
A committee of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners rejected a proposed settlement that would have added about $7 million to Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy's annual budget.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing won't run for re-election, could seek Wayne County executive's spot
Mayor Dave Bing held up the signatures of nearly 2,000 residents who wanted him to run for mayor, thanked them, and said he's decided not seek re-election in an announcement at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday.
Ventura County Star
The Final Five: Choosing a Ventura College president
At Wayne County, Bulger oversees instruction for five campuses, with about 72,000 students and 700 faculty.