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Ladywood High closing at end of school year


The all-girls Catholic school cites declining enrollment as a reason for the announcement.

Fatal wrong-way crash closes part of I-275 north


The driver who was hit by a wrong-way driver died, Michigan State Police said.

Man shot, wounded by officer in western Michigan


Authorities say a man was shot and wounded by a police officer responding to a report of a domestic dispute

Forgotten Harvest: The Thread that Binds the Community’s Caring Quilt

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Childhood hunger affects one in four children – more than 197,000 kids right in our backyard.

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Communications team leaving Thanedar campaign


8THIRTYFOUR and Vanguard Public Affairs said they are leaving the Thanedar campaign, citing “business circumstances”


Teen charged in Noel Night shooting gets $50,000 bond


Judge denies request to let family of 16-year-old defendant post 10 percent of bond to win his release


Pushback truck bumps into plane at Detroit Metro


No inuries reported, passengers put on another flight

Michigan police open investigation after child detained


Officers are accused of holding a girl, 11, at gunpoint, handcuffing her and putting her in the back of a cruiser

8-month-old boy suffers head fractures


8-month-old boy suffers head fractures


Schools grapple with more students cutting class

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A push to address chronic absenteeism among Michigan students comes as the problem is getting worse

Conyers’ exit closes doors for redress for accusers

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Experts: John Conyers’ resignation means sexual misconduct accusers won’t testify before Congress or get heard in court

ATV death investigations near 4-month mark


Police and prosecutors insist probes involving cops are handled the same as any other case


Detroit casinos see potential in sports betting

Pending Supreme Court decision could pave way

DPD Capt. Mark Thornton on explosion


DPD Capt. Mark Thornton talks about accidental explosion that killed one man.


Blast kills 1 in suspected Detroit pot grow

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An explosion at a commercial building on Morang near Somerset appeared to be a pot-growing operation


Hoekstra sworn in as Netherlands ambassador


Hoekstra was born in the Netherlands and moved to the U.S. with his family when he was 3

United Way CEO leaves to take WSU medical post


Herman Gray to take job as chairman of pediatrics department at Wayne State University School of Medicine

Grosse Pointe teacher visited every country on earth

Grosse Pointe social-studies teacher Rufus McGaugh made it his life’s goal to visit every country on earth


Teachers in Utica, Taylor protest contract negotiations

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Utica teachers say negotiations have stalled; Taylor teachers allege investments not concessions are needed


State pipeline panel to Snyder: Halt Line 5 for now


A pipeline advisory board voted to urge Snyder to temporarily shut down Line 5 until Enbridge fixes coating issues

Monday, Dec 11

3 charged in Greektown hotel shooting death


Three men charged with fatal shooting of another man inside Greektown Casino hotel elevator

House speaker: MSU prez should resign over Nassar

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MSU failed young women sexual assaulted by former gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar, says Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard

Hep A cases soar to 10 times normal in region

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Since August 2016, there have been 583 cases, 482 hospitalizations and 20 deaths caused by hepatitis A in Southeast Michigan.

Police: 2 men on party bus shot after argument at club


Police: 2 men on party bus shot after argument at club

Sunday, Dec 10

Suspect sought in Detroit funeral home shooting


Perez Smith Jr. is sought in the death of Josh Lowman outside Cantrell Funeral Home

Jack White puts $s behind his Detroit love

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From a state-of-the-art record pressing plant to helping restore Clark Park, Jack White has invested big in Detroit

Detroit falls short of ugly Christmas sweater record


Fun was still had as over 1,500 gathered at Beacon Park on Saturday evening

Saturday, Dec 9

Police armada surprises boy battling cancer

Noah Gochanou couldn’t stop smiling after he was surprised by a full police and task force at his home on Saturday

Clerk vote: 1 in 5 Detroit precincts can’t be recounted

Winfrey prevails in recount of Detroit clerk’s race that turns up poll worker errors, missing ballots

Woman suspected of driving drunk, wrong way on I-75

Driver was arrested after being caught on camera in downtown Detroit early Friday

Hundreds rally against Trump’s Jerusalem declaration


Chanting “from the river, to the sea, Palestine will be free,” Detroit protestors refuse President Trump’s announcement.

Friday, Dec 8

Teen to be tried for murder in mother’s death

Muhammad Altantawi, 16, is charged with 1st-degree murder of the death of his mother, Nada Huranieh

Livonia jogger attacker receives 16-35 years

Floyd Galloway pleaded guilty last month to kidnapping and more in the Sept. 4, 2016, assault

Fire destroys Lincoln Park apartment building


No one was injured in the early-morning fire but several residents lost all their belongings

Spencer lawyer to UM: Set a speech date or we’ll sue


Students rally on Dearborn campus against possible appearance by white supremacist

Thursday, Dec 7

Police: Same suspect possible in 3 freeway shootings

Michigan State Police believe the suspect was driving a gray or silver sedan in two of the three incidents.

Census: Search for your community income, poverty rates

Incomes and poverty is stagnant in most of Metro Detroit’s small communities, with only a handful showing economic gains

Broke Motown great Eddie Holland faces $20M tax debt

Motown songwriter Eddie Holland fights government over Social Security benefits after selling rights to hundreds of hits

UAW restricts charities amid federal probe

Nonprofits run by union executives unusual in board makeup, scope