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Man charged after long-dead girlfriend found wrapped in plastic inside home

DETROIT, MI -- Investigators have charged a 50-year-old man who allegedly kept the body of his unreported dead girlfriend wrapped in plastic inside his Rockwood home for an unknown length of time. Police responded to an emergency call at the home of Jeffrey Michael Thomas, 50, in the Downriver commu

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 20:09:50

Barksdale Funeral Home in Detroit shut down due to 'unsanitary' conditions

DETROIT - A funeral home on Detroit's east side has less than a week before the doors will be locked for good. The funeral home was ordered to be shut down by the state, and despite operating for decades, inspection reports left the state no option but to revoke its license. Barksdale Funeral Home

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-01-18 04:16:11

Jack-knifed semi truck blocks all lanes along EB l-94 after Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR, MI - A jack-knifed semi truck has blocked all lanes along eastbound l-94 after Ann Arbor. The Michigan Department of Transportation reported the accident at 10:59 a.m. Wednesday morning just after Ann Arbor/Saline Road exit 175. Details of the crash were not immediately available. Traf

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 16:19:58

Man, 23, charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct against three minors

A 23-year-old man has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting three minors. Josue Osmin Cortez-Mendoza was arraigned Jan. 15 before Magistrate Judge Michael Golematis in 34th District Court in Romulus. He has been charged with six felony counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. Corte

NEWS-HERALD - 2018-01-17 22:10:57

Livonia police briefs: Vehicle broken into at AMC parking lot

Livonia police were called Jan. 14 to the AMC Livonia 20, 19500 Haggerty, on the report of a cellphone taken from a vehicle parked in the lot. The victim had parked in the lot for the theater and went inside for a few hours. When he returned a few hours later, he found the passenger side window smas

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2018-01-17 17:40:20

Pistons' Drummond has strong game despite lapses in loss to Raptors, 96-91

TORONTO - The numbers were strong. Andre Drummond was a force most of Wednesday night, on his way to 25 points, 17 rebounds and four steals at the Air Canada Centre. But two late defensive lapses proved decisive in the Pistons' 96-91 loss to the Toronto Raptors, the second-best team in the Eastern C

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-01-18 04:32:43

23-year-old man accused of molesting girls, 11, 13 and 16

ROMULUS, MI -- A 23-year-old Romulus man, Jose Osmin Cortez-Mendoza, is charged with crimes related to the molestation of three girls, ages 11, 13 and 16. Police, in a statement issued Wednesday, did not reveal further details about Cortez-Mendoza's relationship to the children or his crimes. Should

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 00:10:12

Metro Detroit weather: Warmer temperatures arrive this weekend

DETROIT - Temperatures will continue to stay below normal for mid-January. We would typically enjoy highs in the low 30s, but not on Wednesday. Overnight, we'll be partly cloudy and breezy. Lows will be in the low to mid-teens, with wind chills near zero. Partly cloudy skies will be with us on Thu

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-01-17 23:50:10

Nick in the AM: Multiple accidents on westbound I-74 in East Peoria

Westbound Interstate 74 in East Peoria was the site Wednesday morning of several multiple-vehicle crashes with injuries, according to the Illinois State Police. The wrecks took place at milepost 98, just east of the Pinecrest Drive interchange, a State Police news release stated. Police are asking d

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 14:22:41

Smokin' Notes BBQ closes in Peoria

PEORIA - A local barbecue restaurant that had gained popularity during its short time in the Sterling Bazaar shopping plaza was closed by the Illinois Department of Revenue last week. A sign was affixed to the front door of Smokin' Notes BBQ, 3311 N. Sterling Ave., on Jan. 9 stating that the busines

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 16:56:57

Former suspect in Peoria homicide released with no charges

A man once suspected in Peoria's second homicide of 2018 is now out of jail. Charges have been dropped against Melvin D. Wallace, 29. Peoria County State's Attorney Jerry Brady said Wednesday he expected Wallace, who is claiming self-defense in the incident, would be released. Jamon Lewis was killed

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-18 08:02:00

Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Several Southern states will be dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped a half-foot (15 centimeters) of snow on North Carolina's largest cities, dusted the Deep South and killed at least 10 people. From Charlotte to Raleigh, North Carolina's f

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-18 04:09:40

Man arrested in latest Peoria homicide likely to be released today

PEORIA - The man arrested in connection with Peoria's latest homicide will not immediately face charges, the county's top prosecutor said. Rather, Melvin D. Wallace, 29, of Peoria, will likely be released from the Peoria County Jail sometime on Wednesday as State's Attorney Jerry Brady said, "there

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 17:50:18

Two parolees charged with gun crimes after Pekin incident

PEKIN - Two men recently released from prison likely will return if they're convicted of charges they pointed a handgun at four people in a Pekin home last week. For Brad Denham, 23, it would be his third prison term imposed in the past three years. Denham, a Pekin native now of Peoria, and Benjamin


Five at 5: Signs proclaim Aldi coming soon - at wrong site - and 4 other stories you should see

Aldi is building a new story on Decatur's north side, but signs proclaiming the new location showed up on the wrong side of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive recently. Four other stories you should read are the Decatur City Council approves Celebration fence, homicide charges pending in Navy ship collisi

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-17 22:50:00

Twin City residents respond to Uptown Normal development

NORMAL, Ill. - Twin City residents and officials give opinions on Uptown Normal development. Normal city council gave Bush Construction the right to develop their newest project, on the northeast side of Uptown Circle. The idea is still in the works, but some residents are concerned over possible de

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-17 23:09:14

Arrest made after woman stabbed 6 times at Raleigh Food Lion

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Raleigh man was arrested Wednesday, less than a week after a woman was stabbed six times outside a Food Lion in Raleigh, police said. CLICK TO VIEW MORE MUGSHOTS Khawan Dixon, 20, of Milbank Street in Raleigh, is charged in connection with the attack that happened around 6:3

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-17 21:18:03

Police responding to reported shooting at Raleigh hotel

Raleigh, N.C. - Raleigh police on Wednesday night were responding to a reported shooting at a hotel near the Crabtree Valley Mall. A heavy police presence could be seen outside the Embassy Suits on Creedmoor Road at about 11 p.m. Crime scene tape was also visible around the area. Authorities did not

WRAL - 2018-01-18 04:19:00

'This storm is pretty intense.' Gov. Cooper warns NC residents to stay off roads.

A slow-moving storm lumbered into North Carolina Wednesday, threatening 6 inches of snow in the Triangle as temperatures dropped to freezing. Gov. Roy Cooper described road conditions as "extremely hazardous" and urged workers statewide to go home before conditions worsen. The Triangle woke to cloud

HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-01-17 16:19:00

Heavy police presence after reported shooting near Crabtree Valley Mall

Incident reported near Embassy Suites off Creedmoor Road in Raleigh on 01/17/18 courtesy: Amy Cutler RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Raleigh Police were dispatched to Embassy Suites near Crabtree Valley Mall on Wednesday night for a reported shooting, according to officials. Police responded to the locatio

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-18 04:32:07