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Man, 32, killed by falling rock near overpass on I-75

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A Mount Morris man was killed when a large rock crashed through the windshield of a vehicle.

Sex charge should stick in mutilation case, feds say

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Federal prosecutors push back against attempt to toss sex crime in nation’s first female genital mutilation case

Snyder suspends State Police chief’s pay for 5 days

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Gov. Rick Snyder suspends State Police chief Kriste Etue’s pay for five days over social media post

Detroit Police arrest suspect wanted in Phoenix shootings

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An Arizona man who posted bond and fled the state was was arrested Wednesday in Detroit after a traffic stop.

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Assistant prosecutor in custody, rape case leaves job

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Eric Scott, who handled the case that resulted in parental rights being granted to a rapist, leaves prosecutor’s office

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Romulus Police seek men in George Foreman grill theft

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Officials say the suspects also took a couple of Bluetooth speakers.

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Racially tinged attack ad compares Duggan to Kilpatrick

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Political action committee supporting Coleman A. Young II attacks Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan over city demolition program

At Taylor school, Dingell discusses family’s opiate use

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Dingell was joined by U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-Mass., school officials and local police and fire chiefs

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Michigan elking out new wildlife plates

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Officials said the new image replaces common loon's likeness.

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Greimel: Bringing ‘can-do bipartisan spirit’ to D.C.

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State Rep. Tim Greimel is the fourth Democrat to enter the primary race for retiring GOP U.S. Rep. Dave Trott’s seat

Metro Detroit’s bid for Amazon is a group effort

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Cooperation highlights Detroit’s bid for retail giant’s second headquarters

Smithsonian honors Detroiter as ‘visionary design mind’

“Visionary design mind” says hip hop culture can help cure the sins of architecture, design and gentrification

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12 trafficked kids rescued, 54 arrested in Mich.

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Michigan efforts were part of a nationwide crackdown that recovered 84 children and captured 120 traffickers

Shot fired: Detroit police searching for armed suspect in southwest

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Suspect aimed gun at officers, police said

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Dinosaurs to take Thanksgiving parade to new heights

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New float will be longest and tallest to roll through Detroit’s streets Nov. 23

ICE researches possible Metro Detroit detention sites

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The immigration enforcement agency is looking for possible Detroit area detention sites to house immigration violators

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Fans celebrate Pistons' return to Detroit after 38 years

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Fans celebrate in the arena plaza before the Pistons season opener at Little Caesars Arena against the Charlotte Hornets

Wednesday, Oct 18

UPS honors company’s ‘Safest Driver Ever’ in Livonia

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Tom Camp, a 77-year-old Livonia resident, has driven for UPS for 55 years without an accident

Gymnast Maroney says she was assaulted by MSU doc

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The molestations started when she was 13, she posted on Twitter

Study: Refugees contribute over $200M in Metro Detroit

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Global Detroit released a study showing major economic impacts and contributions made by refugees in southeast Michigan

Feds seize $350K, second luxury pen in FCA-UAW scandal

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Court documents shed light on search for assets tied to $4.5 million FCA-UAW corruption scandal

Tuesday, Oct 17

Attorneys defend costs as Flint probe tab climbs

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State panel approved $2.6 million Tuesday to pay for Attorney General Bill Schuette’s Flint water criminal probe

Wanted man who wanted Facebook likes turns self in

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Redford police call on virtual friends to land Michael Zaydel in custody

Mom asked judge to end rapist’s parental rights in ’08

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A Port Huron woman and her mom released letters they wrote to a judge nearly nine years ago about Christopher Mirasolo

‘Circle of life’: Cops probe stabbing, deliver baby

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Two Detroit police officers recently got a taste of life and death during the same shift

Monday, Oct 16

Study: U.S. health care denials on rise

A poll suggests 50 million insured Americans have been denied essential treatments

State bans stir critics to ask: Does Lansing know best?

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The GOP-led Legislature is pre-empting local control by banning communities from pursuing laws it deems costly

Invisible Dad program aims to end school lunch shaming

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State education officials say getting families to sign up for free and reduced-price lunch is how to address problem

Bentivolio eyes return to Congress

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Former U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio is forming an exploratory committee to run for the congressional seat he lost in 2014.

Sunday, Oct 15

Macomb trafficking case spotlights issue in Mich.

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Activists say woman’s captivity underscores need to bolster efforts to restrict practice, ID victims

Farmington man pleads not guilty after LaGuardia threat

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In John Park, 70, was arrested after authorities say he threatened a worker at the Spirit ticket counter

How to navigate downtown during Sunday's marathon

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Fort Street, the beginning and end of the Detroit Free Press Marathon, has been closed Saturday morning to traffic

Saturday, Oct 14

Pontiac Silverdome demolition could start late November

Demolition of the Detroit Lions' old home could take “six to eight months” from when it begins

Detroiter aims to document every mural in the city

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Viranel Clerard spends 40 hours a week photographing murals downtown and in the neighborhoods of Detroit

Florida woman hits Miguel Cabrera with child-support suit

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Tigers star is being sued by a woman who says he isn’t paying enough to support two children he fathered with her

Google weighs Little Caesars Arena area for new offices

Google Detroit office would be near Henry Street, sources say.