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'The Cold Case': Doting dad or calculating killer?

'The Cold Case': Doting dad or calculating killer?

The Michigan Crime Stories podcast takes listeners behind the scenes of the man at the center of "The Cold Case" in the second installment of the special series. ... Continue Reading
Michigan Democrat seeking House seat accused of misusing $100,000 in campaign funds

Michigan Democrat seeking House seat accused of misusing $100,000 in campaign funds

Jennifer Suidan, courtesy of 411.org Democrat Jennifer Suidan, who is running for state representative in Michigan's 39th House District, is accused of embezzling $100,000 from Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner's election campaign committee. Democrat Jennifer Suidan, who is running to become a state representative for Michigan's 39th House District, is accused of embezzling $100,000 from… ... Continue Reading
Couple charged with murder after 2-year-old found dead in 'makeshift cage'

Couple charged with murder after 2-year-old found dead in 'makeshift cage'

A Metro Detroit couple is accused of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old boy who was found lifeless inside his crib about 5 p.m. March 18. ... Continue Reading
Ann Arbor Pioneer's multi-sport athlete dives in with both feet

Ann Arbor Pioneer's multi-sport athlete dives in with both feet

Q&A with Tierney Fraidenburg, who joined the football team as a kicker this season and is also a diver on the swim team. Oh, and she plays soccer, too. ... Continue Reading
Firefighter accused of swiping pills from motorcycle crash scene

Firefighter accused of swiping pills from motorcycle crash scene

A body camera recorded the incident and the firefighter, Steve Hart, 45, is now charged with tampering with evidence, a felony punishable by up to four years in prison. ... Continue Reading
Detroit no longer nation's most violent city, according to FBI crime stats

Detroit no longer nation's most violent city, according to FBI crime stats

Detroit has dropped from the undesirable position as the nation's most violent city, according to the most recently released 2017 FBI crime data. ... Continue Reading
Comedian, actor Sinbad makes a pitch for Lark's as Michigan's Best BBQ

Comedian, actor Sinbad makes a pitch for Lark's as Michigan's Best BBQ

Michigan native Sinbad says Lark's BBQ in Benton Harbor is Michigan's Best BBQ. Sinbad performs Sept. 28 in Grand Rapids, and Sept. 29 in Detroit. He stars in FOX-TV's new show, "Rel," which debuts Sept. 30. ... Continue Reading
Debate over Ann Arbor central park idea heats up as new opposition emerges

Debate over Ann Arbor central park idea heats up as new opposition emerges

The battle over the future of a city-owned property in the center of Ann Arbor is heating up, with two competing groups making arguments for and against a November ballot proposal for a downtown central park. ... Continue Reading
Detroit Police fire officer who posted 'zoo animals' comment on Snapchat

Detroit Police fire officer who posted 'zoo animals' comment on Snapchat

In a press conference held just after 1 p.m. Monday, Craig confirmed the firing after he met with the officer earlier in the day. ... Continue Reading
Police search for 'armed and dangerous' triple-shooting suspect

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' triple-shooting suspect

Detroit police are looking for a man they believe committed a triple shooting that left a 64-year-old woman dead and two others seriously injured about 3 a.m. Monday. ... Continue Reading

Some Lions fans feel like Detroit won the Super Bowl with win over Patriots

Sure, it's only one win, but it's a victory over Tom Brady and the Patriots after the Lions looked so bad in their first two games. That has a lot of Detroit fans feeling as if the team just won the Super Bowl. Here's what some fans are saying. ... Continue Reading
Diocese of Lansing welcomes AG investigation into Catholic church

Diocese of Lansing welcomes AG investigation into Catholic church

The message came in response to news the AG's office opened an investigation in August 2018. ... Continue Reading
Sexual misconduct training for faculty, staff mandated by University of Michigan

Sexual misconduct training for faculty, staff mandated by University of Michigan

The required training was one of several recommendations UM received from its Working Group on Faculty and Staff Sexual Misconduct formed earlier this year. ... Continue Reading
Detroit cop suspended after 'zoo animals' comment on Snapchat

Detroit cop suspended after 'zoo animals' comment on Snapchat

Screen grabs of the post were captured and have been shared on other social media sites. ... Continue Reading
'Astronomical' PFAS level sets new Michigan contamination milestone

'Astronomical' PFAS level sets new Michigan contamination milestone

Automotive supplier now has one month to form clean-up strategy for chemicals heading into Huron River. ... Continue Reading
Armed man robs Ypsilanti business twice in 2-week period

Armed man robs Ypsilanti business twice in 2-week period

Police are searching for an armed man who robbed an Ypsilanti business two times in a two-week period. ... Continue Reading
Plans move ahead for solar-powered, mixed-income Ann Arbor community

Plans move ahead for solar-powered, mixed-income Ann Arbor community

Washtenaw County is set to sell nearly 14 acres of land to THRIVE Collaborative and Avalon Housing for $1.025 million. ... Continue Reading
Jewish groups want University of Michigan to sanction professor

Jewish groups want University of Michigan to sanction professor

The 58 organizations demanded that the university also sanction any other professors at UM who participate in the same practices. ... Continue Reading

What the what? Lions fans can't believe Detroit almost landed Gronkowski

One of the best tight ends, if not the best TE to ever play in the NFL was seriously this close to becoming a member of the Detroit Lions. Here's what some fans are saying after learning Rob Gronkowski nearly came to the Motor City. ... Continue Reading
35 ejected during Michigan football's win over Nebraska, police say

35 ejected during Michigan football's win over Nebraska, police say

Emergency medical personnel treated 48 people, with eight treated for alcohol-related reasons, Overton said. ... Continue Reading