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Duggan: Passing $2B budget would end state oversight

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Detroit Mayor Duggan wants to hire more police officers and increase funding to demolish more ‘unsalvageable’ buildings

Livonia water main break repairs may begin Sat.

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Break happened Thursday night, repair crews have started excavation

Puppy found wrapped in plastic on Detroit sidewalk

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Michigan Humane Society offers $2,500 reward for tips to find who left pooch on a sidewalk Friday

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Persons of interest sought in Water Station slaying

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Police believe pair has information related to robbery that left man dead Nov. 14

Engler initiative seeks input on sexual assaults

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Workgroup will formalize recommendations by sexual assault survivors, students, faculty and staff

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Ronald Ilitch found dead in Troy hotel room

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Ronald Ilitch, son of Mike Ilitch, found dead in the Detroit Marriott Troy

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Passersby help police catch sex assault suspect

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After Gerald Fuller sexually assaulted a woman, a samaritan stopped and followed him to a Greenlight location where he was taken into police custody

Residents blast Ypsilanti mail delivery service

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Hundreds of residents in Ypsilanti are complaining of haphazard mail deliveries that arrived days late or not at all

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Threats at Detroit area schools, bullet force lockdowns

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School districts in Berkley, Plymouth-Canton and Belleville were affected Friday

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MSU's Tom Izzo denies any NCAA violations

The FBI has linked about $470 in a meal and a cash advance to Miles Bridges’ parents, Yahoo Sports reports.

Warren mayor organizes education security summit

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Mayor James Fouts invited leaders at Warren’s public and private schools and colleges to a March 1 security roundtable

Falling ice closes Mackinac Bridge 2nd time in 3 days

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The Mackinac Bridge Authority advised motorists Friday to reduce their speed to 20 mph as they approach the bridge

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Ex-official: Flint water plant plagued by problems

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Former city official Michael Glasgow said the water plant couldn’t use phosphate coating to keep pipes from rusting

Wrongly convicted man files $75M lawsuit

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Lamarr Monson files $75M lawsuit six months after being exonerated in girl’s slaying

More flooding expected this weekend in Mich.

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Flooding prompted local states of emergency in several Michigan communities and counties

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Exam finds teens competent for trial in fatal rock toss

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In October, a 6-pound rock was thrown onto Interstate 75 in Vienna Township, killing Kenneth White, a passenger in a van

Snyder’s agriculture director resigns for federal job

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Jamie Clover Adams is leaving Michigan to be an adviser in the office of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue

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Union fees at risk as justices review Detroit precedent

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The U.S. Supreme Court hears a challenge to the fees that unions in the public sector can require non-members to pay

Friday, Feb 23

Barricaded gunman at Lincoln Park restaurant surrenders

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Police say man barricaded inside of Hop Sheing Noodle House was taken into custody

Thursday, Feb 22

Feds: Ex-NFL player executed by drug dealers

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Trio charged with execution-style slaying of former Buffalo Bills player Robert Eddins and second man in Detroit in 2016

Toxic chemicals found in Michigan water system

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Small levels of toxic flourochemicals have been found in a drinking-water supply system linked to Lake Huron

Woman charged in crash death first blamed on pothole

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Speed, not a pothole, was a factor in the crash, police said.

Closures for pothole repairs begin in Oakland, Macomb

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Daily emergency roadwork, delayed by rain, starts on stretches of I-696, I-75, Telegraph, ‘sunrise to sunset’

Wednesday, Feb 21

Man arrested in Detroit for school shooting threat

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The suspect, who is white, claimed to be a black man on Facebook and expressed the desire to “kill all white people”

Police gain access to school cameras in Macomb County

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Utica Community Schools and Romeo Community Schools provide access to building cameras to Macomb County

Mich. students to join walkouts to protest gun violence

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Students and parents say they want lawmakers to act to stop school shootings and other gun violence

Rain, warm-up linger through Wednesday

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Metro Detroit ties record high of 63 Tuesday; rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch are possible by dawn Wednesday as the mercury hovers in 40s.

Tuesday, Feb 20

Police: Speed, not pothole, factor in fatal crash

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The 22-year-old man died at the hospital; the driver, a 22-year-old woman, is in temporary serious condition

Downriver braces for more I-75 ramp closures

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Southbound Northline/Allen and Eureka ramps to close; northbound Eureka next, with roads to narrow as well

Michigan ex-con helps others turn around lives

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Finding jobs and stable housing for newly released inmates is crucial as the state tries to reduce recidivism

Resettlement offices shrink as refugee numbers plunge

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With fewer refugees arriving, some resettlement offices in Michigan are suspending operations or downsizing

Monday, Feb 19

Deputy to run across Michigan to honor fallen officers

Matt Garbarino will run from the fallen officer memorial in Pontiac to a memorial at the Ottawa County Sheriff Office

Pellet gun suspected in I-75 ‘projectiles’

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State police say 3 cars damaged between Troy and Detroit on Sunday afternoon

Civil rights chief clashes with Schuette on farm pay

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Michigan civil rights chief Agustin Arbulu clashes with Attorney General Bill Schuette on minimum wage at small farms

Lawsuit injects police intrigue into custody case

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Cheboygan man sues after losing custody battle, arguing ex-wife’s retired police officer father interfered in case