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TOP STORIES Sunday, April 15, 2018

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Here are the top stories:

4 TO KNOW: 

  • Power outages: Thousands of Metro Detroit residents are without power because of a winter storm.
  • Fundraiser for girl: A state representative is holding a fundraiser for the family of a 3-year-old girl who was shot in the head.
  • Weather: Metro Detroit is getting hit by a winter storm, causing dangerous driving conditions.
  • Fake cop: More residents report encounters with 23-year-old impersonating police officer in Detroit

LOCAL

  • Dearborn: Officials offer reward for information on owner who burned dog found in Dearborn
  • Monroe County: 38-year-old woman killed after losing control of SUV, crashing into Monroe County home
  • Weekend construction: Several construction projects are planned this weekend around Metro Detroit
  • Romulus: Romulus police search for armed man accused of firing shots into home, injuring girlfriend
  • Detroit: Woman accused of assaulting her 2-year-old child on sidewalk in front of apartment
  • Lapeer County: Icy conditions contribute to fatal collision in Lapeer County, police say
  • Detroit: Michigan State Police troopers struck by vehicle in Detroit

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL:

  • Syria strikes: New push in UN to end Syria's chemical weapons following strikes
  • Lottery winner: Man wins $533 million Mega Millions jackpot the second time he played
  • Pesticide poisoning: Terminix employee indicted in family's pesticide poisoning
  • Former acting AG speaks: Sally Yates cautions against firing Rod Rosenstein
  • Syrian craters: Satellite images show craters at alleged Syrian chemical weapons facilities

POLITICS:

  • Graduation: Famous politicos giving commencement speeches this year
  • Trump vs. Comey: More Americans believe Comey over Trump, but no one is changing their mind
  • Cynthia Nixon: Cynthia Nixon gets big endorsement as NY Democrats face rupture
  • Teachers' strike: Kentucky governor says teachers' strike left children vulnerable to sexual assault
  • Syria attacks: US officials confident chlorine and sarin used in Syria attack

ENTERTAINMENT:

  • Beyonce: Beyonce makes history with Coachella performance
  • Free Meek Mill?: Who is Meek Mill and why are people trying to free him?
  • Rock on: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2018

SPORTS:

  • Tigers-Yankees postponed: The first game of the Detroit Tigers doubleheader has been postponed, but game two is still scheduled for Sunday night.
  • Moritz Wagner: Everything Michigan could ask for in a college basketball player
  • Runner collapses: Marathon runner misses out on gold after collapsing 2 km from finishing line

ALL 4 PETS: 

  • New fire dog: Rescued shelter dog joins Dearborn Heights Fire Department
  • Free adoption: Macomb County Animal Shelter waives adoption fees during Sprung by Springtime event
  • Abused cat finds family: Badly mutilated cat found in Redford starts new life with St. Clair Shores family
  • Dog breed bans: Michigan Senate votes to stop Metro Detroit dog breed bans

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