Breaking News from Westland MI

Find the latest Westland MI News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

3 murder suspects due in court for drive-by shooting of 14-year-old girl in Detroit

DETROIT - Three men are due in court Tuesday morning for their preliminary hearing in a drive-by shooting which killed a 14-year-old girl and critically injured her 17-year-old brother on Detroit's east side. Robert Moore, 19, and Dwayne Sharpe, 24, and Anthony Rodgers, 19, are all charged with fir

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-19 14:19:28

Explosion destroys Detroit motorcycle club building

No one was hurt overnight when a building that is the home of the Street Royalty Motorcycle Club in Detroit exploded. It happened around 11:15 p.m. near Webb on Dexter Ave. No one was inside at the time of the explosion. Fire crews arrived at the scene and were able to put the fire out, but they hav

WXYZ - 2017-09-20 09:30:45

New giant anteater on exhibit at Potter Park Zoo

LANSING - Say hello to Wayne, Potter Park Zoo's new giant anteater. Wayne comes to Lansing all the way from the San Francisco Zoo in California and is now on exhibit. It's estimated that only 5,000 giant anteaters remain in the wild, according to a release from Potter Park Zoo. They tend to weigh an

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 17:24:19

Washtenaw County arts, cultural organizations receive more than $1M in state grants

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Washtenaw County arts and cultural organizations will receive $1.026 million in grants from the Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) for the FY2018 funding cycle. MCACA announced a total of $9.6 million in grants; Washtenaw County had the third-highest allocation

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-20 20:28:57

Judge weighs murder charges against brothers

WOODHAVEN - A Woodhaven judge next month will decide whether a pair of brothers who are part of the Masserant family that has deep roots in Monroe County should stand trial on murder charges involving their mother who died of complications from a terminal, incurable disease. Judge Jennifer Coleman H

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

Dog left in Jeep for an hour as temps top 80

A couple admitted they left their pet dog in a hot Jeep for an hour while they shopped inside the air-conditioned Lowe's Home Improvement store on Ford Road in Canton, a police report said. A witness phoned police after she saw the dog in the Jeep, with the windows partially rolled down, as temperat

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-09-20 15:23:00

Curtain up! New director takes Village Theater to next level

He saw his first stage production of "Macbeth" at age 7, played the role of a news anchor in fourth grade in "Santa Sings the Blues" and wrote a 10-minute play about astronomy and mythology in middle school. Joe Kvoriak, 34, found his calling in the arts early in life after his older sister began ta

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-09-20 11:31:00

Baring it all for a good cause: "Calendar Girls" take it all off on stage

Middle-aged women are on a mission to bare all for a good cause, in the heartwarming and hilarious comedy Calendar Girls by Tim Firth. The Farmington Players will open the season Friday September 22nd with this popular play adapted from the hit British film. The show runs through October 14th, with

WXYZ - 2017-09-20 17:24:05

Oktoberfest events, fall dinners, classes and more

Upcoming food and drink events The Pink Flamingo: This pop-up farm-to-table meal is family-friendly, pet-friendly and offers vegan and vegetarian options, plus a bonfire and music. 6-10 p.m. Thurs. 2746 Vermont, Detroit. facebook.com/pinkflamingodetroit. Oktoberfest at Redford Township: Games, bands

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-09-20 22:01:05

Dearborn Heights City Council seeks bids for new Canfield Arena tenant

The now-vacant Canfield Arena may be brought to life again soon. The city is seeking bids for a new tenant at the aging arena, which closed abruptly in May after city inspectors found several safety issues when the Garden Bros. Circus applied for a permit to hold shows there. Inspectors found multip

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2017-09-20 21:36:00

Man charged with niece's murder after calling Detroit police on himself

DETROIT - A 57-year-old man was charged Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of his niece after he called Detroit police telling authorities he killed her because he was "stressed out." Katherine Grimes (left), her fiance (middle) and her two children. (WDIV) The shooting happened Frida

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-20 16:35:38

New tennis courts, signs coming to two Dearborn Heights parks

Two of the city's parks will be looking a bit nicer thanks to some improvements. This week, Daly Park saw the installation of two new identification signs funded by the City's Tax Increment Finance Authority. It's the second time that TIFA has been responsible for upgrades at the green space. Last y

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2017-09-20 19:29:11

Dearborn Heights beefs up businesses with new eatery, snack shop

Dearborn Heights city officials and members of the Dearborn Heights Chamber of Commerce join family, employees and friends of the new Happy's Pizza restaurant on Telegraph Road to celebrate the Sept. 6 grand opening of the chain's newest franchise restaurant at 8611 North Telegraph Road. Photos cour

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2017-09-20 18:38:09

Woman says Livonia child porn suspect requested 'provocative selfies' for modeling agency

LIVONIA, Mich. - A 28-year-old Livonia man is accused of using his modeling agency to lure young girls for child pornography. When federal agents raided Ryan Ulman's house this week on Milburn Street in Livonia, court documents reveal they found child porn images. Ulman is the owner of Instinct En

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-20 03:15:23

Do you still talk with any of your childhood friends?

Rarely I see them, but I do still talk with a few of them. When I see them, it's like running into celebrities. There's something special about a relationship that lasts for more than 30 years. Fred Sammut Allen Park I do. We keep in contact more on Facebook. I don't get to see her very often. We've

NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-20 09:32:00

16-year-old tries to stop thieves from stealing his dad's pickup truck

DEARBORN, Mich. (WXYZ) - A 16 year-old tries to stop thieves from stealing his dad's pickup truck. According to the family, the incident happened at the Home Depot off Ford Rd. in Dearborn on Sunday between 3:00 and 3:25 in the afternoon. Dearborn police are investigating the incident and Chief Ron

WXYZ - 2017-09-20 02:23:37

Tigers respond to story about Magnum, P.I. cosplayers being removed from Comerica Park

Two days after a story about 45 men dressed as Tom Selleck's iconic character from Magnum, P.I. being removed from Comerica Park was published, the Detroit Tigers have weighed in on the reasons why. RELATED: Group of Magnum, P.I. cosplayers ousted from Comerica Park "The guests were exhibiting inapp

NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-20 16:27:00

Detroit's first legal drag racing event this weekend

Detroit's first-ever organized drag racing will be held Saturday at the Coleman Young International Airport on the city's east side. The event is set to showcase 32 of the "fastest and most technologically advanced American" muscle cars, according to a release from the event organizers, who said in

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:32:16

Detroit City Council OKs affordable housing ordinance

Detroit City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance that requires developers to make at least 20 percent of residential units affordable for low-income renters. City Council member Mary Sheffield introduced the plan, which passed unanimously and is headed to Mayor Mike Duggan, according to city

CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS - 2017-09-20 18:30:28

Michigan rabbi battling cancer delves into relationships in new book

In the corner of a cancer center in Farmington Hills on Tuesday afternoon, a rabbi and a patient talked about the meaning of the upcoming Jewish high holy days, relationships and death. "You repent with your fellow human being and you have to repent with God," says Howard Brown, 51, of Franklin, wh

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 10:00:03