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Top Stories Thursday, August 3, 2017

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Here are the top stories:

4 TO KNOW: 

  • Greektown: Electrical cable failure determined cause of explosions.
  • Keith Appling: Ex-Michigan State basketball star sentenced; other cases pending.
  • ChicagoNorthwestern professor, Oxford employee sought in stabbing death of Michigan man.
  • EminemDetroit rapper producing a satirical film about the world of rap battling; watch the trailer.

LOCAL

  • Greektown: Electrical cable failure determined cause of explosions.
  • Garden City: 3 men charged in bribery scheme to open marijuana dispensary.
  • Detroit's West SideArson investigation underway after house firebombed.
  • Huron Township: Teen charged with murder in fatal stabbing of father defending son.
  • WarrenDriver of truck that crashed into bus stop suspected of drinking, driving, police say.
  • Detroit Fire DepartmentFuneral today for 20-year veteran firefighter who died on duty.
  • Dashcam: Video shows 100 mph police chase sparked by Detroit Amber Alert.
  • Aerial VideoStorm damage in Trenton, Woodhaven.
  • FerndaleVideo shows armed attempted carjacking in drive-thru of Wendy's.
  • Sanilac CountyOwners of Michigan animal sanctuary believe bear, crocodiles intentionally released.
  • WeatherMarginal risk for severe storms Thursday.

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL:

  • Chicago: Northwestern professor, Oxford employee sought in stabbing death of Michigan man.
  • Maryland: Woman drowns in sand after taking solo walk on beach.
  • Off the Strip10 places to explore beyond Las Vegas.
  • NASASpace agency seeking to hire planetary protection officer.
  • Texting Suicide: Michelle Carter faces 20 years.
  • Ford3 cops hospitalized by possible carbon monoxide leaks in Ford SUVs.

POLITICS:

  • Affirmative ActionCan Trump administration really block affirmative action?
  • Fox NewsConfusion, anger over Seth Rich probe.
  • Russia: Trump warns of 'dangerous low' in Russia relations.
  • Robert Mueller: Senators push bipartisan bill to protect firing of special council.
  • IranUS sanctions will derail nuclear deal.
  • North Korea: Trump may meet face-to-face with Kim Jong Un to resolve issues.

ENTERTAINMENT:

  • EminemDetroit rapper producing a satirical film about the world of rap battling; watch the trailer.
  • Justin BieberSinger pens explanation for tour cancellation.
  • Oprah: Media mogul says, "I can't accept myself if I'm over 200 lbs."
  • HBO: Company says full email system likely not compromised in data breach.

SPORTS:

  • Keith Appling: Ex-Michigan State basketball star sentenced; other cases pending.
  • Neymar: La Liga refuses to accept soccer star's $263 million buyout.
  • Wladimir KlitschkoLegendary boxer calls time on 21-year career.
  • KaepernickRay Lewis urges quarterback to keep activism private.

ALL 4 PETS:

  • Beaches: Michigan state parks, recreation areas that allow pets on beaches
  • Dog parksA doggone good time: 6 Metro Detroit dog parks
  • Rescued kitten: Kitten rescued from sewer after being tossed from car in Ypsilanti
  • Axel the FoxMeet the Metro Detroit family that made a fox their pet.
  • 'All 4 Pets' SpecialHere's what you missed on Local 4's "All 4 Pets" special last week.

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