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Judge: Why wasn't child murder suspect in jail?

A Detroit judge says it appears an ex-con accused of killing a 2-year-old girl in front of her father should have been in jail at the time of the shooting.

Theodore Wafer's screen door

Jury hears details of deadly porch shooting as trial begins

Theodore Wafer's lawyer -- in a dramatic opening statement -- said Wafer was frightened when he heard her pounding on the door.

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Neighbors' argument ends with gunfire

One witness said the suspect was waiting to shoot and he talked about guns a lot.

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'Wild' campaign number apparently hacked, sends robocalls

Campaign calls sent to Wayne County residents from the Wild for Wayne County campaign office were apparently not authorized or created by the campaign.

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Canadian group to protest Detroit water shutoffs

A group is planning to bring about 264 gallons of water from Windsor to Detroit to protest thousands of residential service shutoffs by Detroit's water department.

West and Allen road power outages

Power restored in Woodhaven

Power has been restored to a large area of Woodhaven surrounding Allen and West roads.

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Man found dead on Redford Twp. street

Redford Township police are investigating what happened to a man who was found dead in the middle of a neighborhood street.

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Detroit federal Judge Avern Cohn is 90

Happy Birthday, Avern Cohn.


Charles Pugh responds to federal lawsuit

Disgraced former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh submitted his responses to a federal lawsuit claiming he tried to manipulate a teenager he mentored at a Detroit Public School high school into having sex with him.

Grosse Pointes see spike in bike thefts

Bike thefts on the rise in the Grosse Pointes

It’s common to hear of money, jewelry or cars being constantly stolen all over metro Detroit. But in some areas, bikes are the popular choice of thieves.

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Plan of adjustment approved; what's next?

Bankruptcy lawyer Doug Bernstein, of Plunkett Cooney, says nothing is signed, sealed and delivered until Judge Steven Rhodes says it is.

Theodore Wafer April 4

Jury seated for deadly porch shooting trial

More than two dozen people were dismissed Tuesday before a judge and lawyers finally seated a jury.


School Closings

No closings were found at this time.

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    Suit seeks to allow atheist booth in City Hall

    The American Civil Liberties Union in Michigan and two other groups have filed a federal lawsuit seeking an injunction against a Michigan city's ban on an atheist booth in a municipal building.

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