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FCA said to be eyeing opening first new assembly plant in Detroit in 27 years

FCA said to be eyeing opening first new assembly plant in Detroit in 27 years

A little more than a week after General Motors announced wide-ranging cuts in Michigan and the U.S., Fiat Chrysler is said to be eyeing opening the first new assembly plant in Detroit in 27 years. ... Continue Reading
LPGA tournament in Ann Arbor not on 2019 schedule

LPGA tournament in Ann Arbor not on 2019 schedule

Travis Pointe Country Club has hosted the LPGA Volvik Championship each of the past three years, but the future of the tournament in Ann Arbor is uncertain. ... Continue Reading
New Ann Arbor council should honor affordable housing pledge, advocates say

New Ann Arbor council should honor affordable housing pledge, advocates say

City council is revisiting a commitment made in 2017 to spend about $1 million a year from the new countywide millage on affordable housing. ... Continue Reading
Land in 20 Michigan counties available in DNR auction

Land in 20 Michigan counties available in DNR auction

The individual parcels range in size, from less than an acre to 160 acres, and will be auctioned beginning on Dec. 11. ... Continue Reading
Officials suspect frat house used police scanner to avoid noise citations

Officials suspect frat house used police scanner to avoid noise citations

At least 23 calls were made to dispatch regarding noise complaints from Nov. 8, 2017 to Nov. 8, 2018. ... Continue Reading
'40-yard dash' on backs of students led to UM fraternity's removal

'40-yard dash' on backs of students led to UM fraternity's removal

UM Interim Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life Nicole Banks confirmed the incident led to the sanctions against Alpha Sigma Phi. ... Continue Reading
Printer ink spill leads to headaches, hazmat response at Domino's Farms

Printer ink spill leads to headaches, hazmat response at Domino's Farms

Nineteen patients were transported from the scene to local hospital emergency departments throughout the evening, Matt Rose of Huron Valley Ambulance said in a news release. ... Continue Reading
Ann Arbor gives 'township islands' 10 years to connect to city water

Ann Arbor gives 'township islands' 10 years to connect to city water

Ann Arbor officials are proceeding with plans to annex 88 more "township islands" into the city. ... Continue Reading
Police investigate homicide after body found in corn field

Police investigate homicide after body found in corn field

Michigan State Police are investigating a homicide in Lenawee County. ... Continue Reading
19-year-old Ypsilanti man identified as victim in Wayne homicide

19-year-old Ypsilanti man identified as victim in Wayne homicide

A 19-year-old Ypsilanti man who is dead after a shooting in Wayne has been identified. ... Continue Reading
Ann Arbor student housing 98 percent occupied after spike in new units

Ann Arbor student housing 98 percent occupied after spike in new units

Other college towns across the country have grown their student housing stock more quickly. ... Continue Reading
Ann Arbor defending its right to regulate landscaping, protect trees

Ann Arbor defending its right to regulate landscaping, protect trees

Ann Arbor officials are concerned Michigan lawmakers in lame-duck session may strip them of important powers when it comes to regulating landscaping and protecting trees. ... Continue Reading
Pangea Piercing protesters call on city to help shut down business

Pangea Piercing protesters call on city to help shut down business

Activist groups are calling on Ann Arbor officials to help shut down a downtown piercing shop. ... Continue Reading
Man accused of torturing cat in front of autistic child

Man accused of torturing cat in front of autistic child

Footage captured on a "nanny cam" led to the arrest of a Dearborn man. The mother of the child suspected the man was abusing her the child. ... Continue Reading
Mourning the loss of a son, a star athlete, a junkie turned warrior

Mourning the loss of a son, a star athlete, a junkie turned warrior

After years of aiding in the fight against opioid addiction, and months of staying sober, Christopher Risner, 29, died in his home on Nov. 21. ... Continue Reading
Detroit man says he's been calm since winning $317,074 lottery jackpot

Detroit man says he's been calm since winning $317,074 lottery jackpot

"Winning is such a strange feeling. It's hard to fathom that I'm about to be debt free," said the winner. ... Continue Reading
Jim Brady's bringing '50s Detroit feel to downtown Ann Arbor

Jim Brady's bringing '50s Detroit feel to downtown Ann Arbor

Set to open Monday, Dec. 10, the restaurant at 209 S. Main St., pays homage to the original Diamond Jim Brady's, which opened in 1954 on Seven Mile Road in Detroit. ... Continue Reading
UM panel discussing professors' politics and responsibilities to students

UM panel discussing professors' politics and responsibilities to students

The panel, led by President Emeritus James J. Duderstadt, has began surveying the university community and will host several open meetings. ... Continue Reading
Michigan woman finishes with huge 'Jeopardy' total, was it enough to win?

Michigan woman finishes with huge 'Jeopardy' total, was it enough to win?

Elizabeth Goss finished with an astounding $28,199 during her second appearance on "Jeopardy" which aired Monday night. ... Continue Reading
Protesters call for end to shooting deer in Ann Arbor

Protesters call for end to shooting deer in Ann Arbor

With Ann Arbor's fourth-annual deer cull set to take place next month, critics of the program are once again protesting. ... Continue Reading