- July 18, 2014
TSA screener: Man had 'artfully concealed knife'
A man arrested after Detroit airport security agents found a knife inside a shoe in his carry-on luggage told police he believed he wasn't breaking the law because the weapon had already passed through screening at an airport in Alabama, according to an investigative report.Continued ...
Thousands protest Detroit water shutoffs
About 2,000 nurses, community activists and others called on Detroit officials Friday to stop shutting off water to thousands of customers who are behind on their bills.Continued ...
Conyers honored for donation of personal papers
A number of judges and lawyers honored U.S. Rep. John Conyers in a ceremony Friday, thanking the 85-year-old Detroit Democrat for donating personal papers from his nearly 50 years in Washington to Wayne State University.Continued ...
Judge tells young Detroit man he needed a beating
A young man who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist needed a father to "beat the hell" out of him as a kid to discourage him from committing such a crime, a judge said Thursday.Continued ...
- July 16, 2014
Michigan plans to up charter school accountability
Michigan's superintendent will meet with charter school backers as he works to hold institutions accountable for schools they authorize.Continued ...
About 50 protest plans to house child migrants
About 50 people turned out to protest a social services organization’s proposal to house child immigrants from Central America in a small Michigan community amid escalating debate in about the plans.Continued ...
- July 15, 2014
'Complicated' Detroit bankruptcy vote out July 21
The counting of votes cast by creditors in Detroit's bankruptcy case is a "little complicated," but the city is on track to report results next week, an attorney said Monday.Continued ...
Cruises take riders to hard-to-find lighthouses
Passengers aboard the Isle Royale Queen IV had to brave some rain and clouds recently to get a good look at the Manitou Island and Gull Rock lighthouses, but it wasn’t nearly enough to keep them away from that rare opportunity. Some of them, in fact, wouldn’t have had it any other way.Continued ...
- July 14, 2014
Freedom still possible for Mich. juvenile lifers
A Michigan Supreme Court decision that thwarts the hopes of hundreds of inmates seeking relief from no-parole sentences won’t end a hot legal issue that’s being played out across the country.Continued ...
Man killed trying to outrun train
Authorities say a 20-year-old man trying to beat an oncoming train by running across the tracks was struck and killed at a crossing in southwestern Michigan.Continued ...
'Ask Dr. Nandi' earns $1.5M film incentive
The Michigan Film Office says it has awarded a $1.5 million film incentive to the “Ask Dr. Nandi” talk show.Continued ...
- July 13, 2014
Funeral for Detroit-area toddler killed on porch
Mourners sang "Happy Birthday" on Saturday to a toddler who was laid to rest on what would have been her third birthday, a victim of a fatal shooting outside her Detroit-area home.Continued ...
- July 12, 2014
Possible chlorine leak at Michigan amusement park
Some patrons at a western Michigan amusement park have been hosed down after a possible chlorine leak near a water ride.Continued ...
Pilot, 69, killed in homemade aircraft crash
Authorities are investigating a homemade aircraft crash that killed the 69-year-old pilot in southeastern Michigan's Monroe County.Continued ...
- July 11, 2014
Man charged with killing referee appears in court
A Detroit-area soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch to the neck made an initial court appearance on a second-degree murder charge Thursday, the same day family and friends were saying a final goodbye to the referee.Continued ...