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  1. Michigan woman charged with murder for sealing newborn in plastic at officeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A Michigan woman was charged with murder on Friday in the death of her newborn son who was found sealed in a plastic bag and stored in a tote near her desk in March, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office said. Kimberly Pappas, 25, of Wyandotte, is charged with felony murder, premeditated murder and first-degree child abuse in the death of the newborn, prosecutors said.

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  2. Road work coming near Middlebelt shopping centersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Livonia Observer

    ... meeting in May. Other city road work is scheduled to take place along Levan between Schoolcraft and Five Mile. Wayne County plans on doing work along Inkster between Plymouth and Schoolcraft. While the Industrial Drive work will be somewhat ...

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  3. It's official: Primary in Livonia city election setRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Livonia Observer

    ... to retain the seat. She was appointed clerk late last year after former clerk Terry Marecki won a seat on the Wayne County Commission. On the council, the four seats up for grabs are currently occupied by Laura Toy, John Pastor, Scheel and Kritzman, ...

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  4. Chicken soup alibi won't get robbery convict new trial after split Supreme Court decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... marijuana dealer, according to state Corrections Department records. He was convicted in a bench trial by Wayne County Circuit Judge David Allen after testimony from the victim identifying Smith as the man who walked into his apartment with a gun, ...

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  5. Woman, 25, Charged With Murder In Death Of Newborn SonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

    A 25-year-old woman has been charged in the slaying of her newborn son whose body was found hidden at a suburban Detroit freight management business. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says Kimberly Pappas of Wyandotte is expected to be arraigned Friday on felony murder, premeditated murder and first-degree child abuse charges.

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  6. Did She Kill Her Newborn at Work? By Brandy ZadroznyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    Prosecutors say that Kimberly Pappas delivered a baby in her office bathroom, put the child in a plastic bag to suffocate and then put the body in a tote bag near her desk. A woman who gave birth in bathroom stall in a Michigan office building last month then left the newborn in a bag under her desk to die is being charged with felony murder, premeditated murder, and first-degree child abuse, according to prosecutors in Wayne County.

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  7. No Hate Crime or Other Charges in Alleged Anti-Muslim BiasRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Charges won't be pressed in the case of an Arab-American Muslim man who said he was racially assaulted after he spoke Arabic with his children at a Dearborn Kroger grocery store last February, apparently angering another customer to the point of a physical confrontation. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said Friday there is insufficient evidence to prosecute the two brothers - one of them a 46-year-old from Dearborn and the other a 44-year-old from Kentucky - who allegedly taunted the man's daughter for wearing a hijab.

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  8. Wyandotte Woman to be charged in death of newborn found in Redford facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Redford, MI- Wayne County prosecutor's office is currently seeking a arrest warrant in the death of a infant found place in a desk drawer. The 26-year old Wyandotte mother delivered the baby in a restroom at the Redford facility then later place the newborn in a backpack.

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  9. CMU student arrested for arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A Central Michigan University student has been arrested, accused of arson. The 21-year-old student from Wyandotte, in Wayne County, was arrested in connection with a fire at the intersection of Franklin and Gaylord streets in Mt.

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  10. Ron LeTourneau talks about deteriorating roads in his subdivision.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Canton Observer

    Canton residents: Local streets in dire need of repairs Canton residents say local streets are in dire need of repairs Check out this story on HometownLife.com: Canton's largest subdivision, plagued by deteriorating streets that could cost a staggering $11 million to repair, will get some relief this construction season after Wayne County has agreed to fix the worst car-rattling stretch of road. But, officials from the Sunflower Village Homes Association, township hall and Lansing say crumbling subdivision streets are likely to worsen until Michigan places a higher priority on them.

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  11. Redford Autopsy: Baby found in office desk drawer was suffocatedRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Redford Observer

    Autopsy: Baby found in office desk drawer was suffocated Newborn died shortly after birth in restroom of Redford office, medical examiner confirms Check out this story on HometownLife.com: A baby who was born last month in a bathroom stall at a metro Detroit office and then hidden in a desk drawer died of homicide by suffocation, according to the autopsy. The boy was born March 31 at Ceva Logistics in Redford and died the same day, according to the Wayne County Medical Examiner.

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  12. Redford newborn who died after being found in mother's desk at work suffocated, coroner saysRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Police say a baby boy died shortly after his mother gave birth in her employer's bathroom stall in Redford and then put the newborn in a desk drawer. The Wayne County Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be homicide by asphyxiation on Thursday, but the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office hadn't issued any criminal charges as of Friday morning, Redford Police Lt.

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  13. Guide to jury duty in Wayne CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The Spirit of Detroit statue sits outside the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, where 92 non-criminal jury trials took place in 2014. Another 500 Wayne County jury trials took place at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in the city's Greektown area.

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  14. Autopsy: Newborn found in desk drawer was suffocatedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    Robert Allen, Detroit Free Press DETROIT - A baby born last month in a bathroom stall at a Detroit-area office, then hidden in a desk drawer, died of homicide by suffocation, according to an autopsy. The boy was born March 31 at Ceva Logistics in Redford and died the same day, according to the Wayne County Medical Examiner, which released the results Thursday.

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  15. Autopsy: Newborn Boy Found In Desk Drawer Was SuffocatedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... that a newborn found hidden in a desk drawer at a metro Detroit freight management business was suffocated. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's office on Thursday ruled the baby's death a homicide, saying he died shortly after he was born March 31 ...

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  16. Robocop's Boss Steps Down as Heat Continues on Police BrutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... the city confirmed Yost's resignation, and wished her "the best in future endeavors," The Detroit News reports. Wayne County Kym Worthy said Monday her office wasn't aware of the allegations against Melendez until the video, which allegedly shows ...

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  17. Truck driver charged in death of worker at US Steel plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WJRT

    ... was killed Saturday after she was struck by a semitrailer as it backed up at the facility in Ecorse. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says that 48-year-old Miho Saljic of Sterling Heights was arraigned Wednesday in Ecorse District Court. He's ...

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  18. Notice of Election - Charter Township of LyonRead the original story

    Thursday | Hometown Life

    ... Incl. County of Oakland .2415 2012 to 2021 Incl. 1.0 2014 to 2017 Schoolcraft Community College .50 Unlimited Wayne County Regional Educational Service Agency RESA 1.8782 Unlimited _________________________ Dated: March 24, 2015 ANDREW E. MEISNER, ...

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  19. Police chief resigns after her ex-officer is chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WISN-TV

    ... the motorist is charged with beating him and the community's police chief has stepped down . On Monday, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced charges of assault and mistreatment of a prisoner against William Melendez. He's the 49-year-old ...

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  20. City of WayneRead the original story

    Thursday | Observer & Eccentric

    ... PROPOSAL TO ADOPT AN ACT 345 RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS Shall the City of Wayne, Wayne County, Michigan, be authorized to establish a separate retirement system pursuant to Act 345 of 1937, as amended, for the ...

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