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Graduates honored at Eastern Michigan University 2018 Winter Commencement
YPSILANTI, MI - Many of the nearly 1,700 Eastern Michigan University students completing their studies this month were honored during winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 15. A total of 1,303 undergraduates, 374 graduate students and 16 doctoral candidates received their degrees this month and were ho
Belleville Man Arrested in Lansing Murder Case
LANSING, MI – Anthony Allen Harris, 21-years-old, of Belleville, was arrested for the shooting death of Gregory Allen Murray, 30-years-old, of Lansing. The shooting took place on Wednesday December 12th, 2018, at 3200 S. Washington, near a public housing complex on Lansing’s south side.
Man takes plea in fatal shootout in Ypsilanti Township
ANN ARBOR, MI - A 26-year-old man has taken a sentence agreement in the 2017 shooting death of Deshawn Jones in Ypsilanti Township. Maurice Jones was scheduled for trial Monday, Dec. 10, in the death, but instead pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and seven weapons charges on Dec. 4, Chief A
2020 4-star WR Jaden Dottin Experiences Eye-Opener on Michigan Visit
On Cambridge (Mass.) Suffield Academy 2020 four-star wide receiver Jaden Dottin’s visit to Michigan on Dec. 15, his eyes were opened. Dottin arrived in Ann Arbor and spent the whole day in the city. He watched practice, viewed film, saw Michigan basketball’s victory and hung out for the remainder of
BREAKING: Dearborn Family Evicted, Fined $100K For Christmas Lights
Mickey and Kira McManuth-Price and their children were literally run out of Dearborn, Michigan this afternoon after they bucked the system and put up their Christmas lights. According to the Dearborn Town charter, which has been dictated by Muslamic Fallahs for more than five years now, Christmas li
Teen killer of 13-year-old girlfriend seeks parole despite life sentence
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A man who was 16 when he killed his 13-year-old girlfriend in 1986 is pleading for a second chance. Mlive.com reports that Christopher Machacek was sentenced in 1988 to life in prison without parole for the shooting death of Mary Ann Hulbert.
University of Michigan student with aggressive cancer assaulted just off campus
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A student at the University of Michigan battling osteosarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer, was assaulted Friday morning. Serena Sabuda was out with friends early Friday morning when a woman confronted and attacked her.
Three defendants to be arraigned in retail fraud ring; Case dismissed against fourth suspect after she dies
A suspected theft ring that was broken up in August when five people allegedly involved were arrested is moving forward against three of the suspects. Deaon Davey, 19, Nafez Mohammad, 59 and Valencia Davey are set to be arraigned Dec. 18 in 3rd Circuit Court for their roles in stealing and then sell
21-year-old Belleville man charged with open murder in shooting death on city's south side
LANSING - A 21-year-old Belleville man has been charged in the shooting death of a Lansing man near a public housing complex on the city's south side. The suspect, Anthony Harris, was arraigned in 54-A District Court Saturday morning with one count of open murder as well as three weapons charges, ac
Juvenile lifer pleads for new sentence in 13-year-old’s 1986 death
ANN ARBOR, MI – Judge Darlene O’Brien pursed her lips and her eyes flicked down as Mary Ann Hulbert’s death was described — the 13-year-old was partially naked and blindfolded in a field when bullets pierced her tiny frame.
Undefeated Michigan survives sleepy first half to take down Western Michigan, 70-62
Ann Arbor — Michigan hadn’t played in a week and it certainly looked like it. No offensive flow. Missed free throws and open 3-pointers. Careless passes. Empty possessions.
Missing 14-year-old Michigan girl may be in danger
CHELSEA, Mich. - Authorities are hoping the public can help them find a missing 14-year-old girl who may be in danger. Emily Marie Long was last seen in the area of I-94 and M-52 near Chelsea, Mich., Dec. 13 around 9 p.m. Long has not been in contact with her family since, and no one has more inform
Family of 4 homeless after Christmas tree catches fire in Yspilanti Township
YPSILANTI TWP., MI -- An Ypsilanti Township family of four is temporarily homeless after a Christmas tree caught fire and spread throughout the house early Wednesday, Dec. 12. The family, a couple and their two daughters, 12 and 13, was alerted by a smoke detector shortly after midnight and escaped
Experimental flying car unexpectedly goes airborne, crashes at Willow Run
YPSILANTI, Mich. (FOX 2) - The pilot of an experimental flying car was hospitalized Friday after the plane crashed during a test run at Willow Run Airport. The crash happened around 1:15 Friday afternoon when the Federal Aviation Administration said the experimental aircraft was conducting high-spee
Belleville teen who lead police on chase twice, set for sentencing
A Belleville teen was arrested Nov. 7 during his third escape attempt from Dearborn police officers, twice in a stolen car, and then on foot after he crashed the car. He will be sentenced for the theft and escape attempts Jan. 18 in the Third Circuit Court.
Mexican restaurant Chela’s opens in Dexter, plans to expand in west Ann Arbor
DEXTER, MI - Popular taqueria Chela’s has opened a new restaurant in Dexter and plans to expand its original location in west Ann Arbor as well. The new Dexter restaurant at 7065 Dexter-Ann Arbor Road offers an expanded dinner menu and a full bar.
Inside The Circ Bar, one of Ann Arbor's newest entertainment venues
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Located in one of Ann Arbor’s landmark buildings, the newly renovated The Circ Bar isn’t flashy or showy. Exposed wood beams and bare brick bring a warmth to the new venue during the chilliest time of the year, while a futuristic bar -- complete with lights illuminating from under
Former UM doctor gets prison for child enticement
ANN ARBOR, MI - A former University of Michigan pediatric doctor who was fired and stripped of his medical license amid child sex and pornography allegations was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Probation officer resigns, pleads guilty to lying to police in Keandre Duff homicide
ANN ARBOR, MI – A Washtenaw County probation officer resigned this week shortly before admitting she lied to investigators in connection with the 2015 death of Keandre Duff. Sarah Stein, 40, pleaded guilty Friday, Dec. 14 to two counts of lying to a peace officer - one a felony and the other a newly
Hoax bomb threats reported across Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI – Bomb threats were reported across the country Thursday, and multiple Michigan law enforcement agencies are calling it a hoax. Police have referred to the emailed bomb threats as a “scam” targeting businesses and schools.