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Canadians Quench Thirst of Detroiters Who Lost Water with 1,000 Liters

Canadians Quench Thirst of Detroiters Who Lost Water with 1,000 Liters

Protesting the shut-offs that left thousands of Detroit residents without water service, northern neighbors are among those who have responded
As the 313 Turns 313, Celebrants Look at Detroit’s Positives

As the 313 Turns 313, Celebrants Look at Detroit’s Positives

The city of Detroit –called the 313 because of its area code – celebrates its 313th birthday.
Enbridge on Notice to Reinforce Pipelines to Avoid Great Lakes Catastrophe

Enbridge on Notice to Reinforce Pipelines to Avoid Great Lakes Catastrophe

The letter to Enbridge Energy follows a U-M study that says an oil spill couldn’t happen in a worse place than the Straits of Mackinac.
Millionaire Filmmaker Michael Moore and Wife Split, Housing Starts Up, and What's a Kardashian and Why Does the EPA Care About Her Game? Michigan News Digest

Millionaire Filmmaker Michael Moore and Wife Split, Housing Starts Up, and What's a Kardashian and Why Does the EPA Care About Her Game? Michigan News Digest

Also, a resident urges Wayne County to vote no on a regional school levy, and Royal Oak officials hope voters will say yes to a special road improvement tax.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Water Shut-offs Delayed, But Angry Residents Persist with Lawsuit

Water Shut-offs Delayed, But Angry Residents Persist with Lawsuit

Detroit Water and Sewerage Department officials temporarily pause water shut-offs for 15 days as Detroit residents continue to protest in a fight that has been taken to a national stage.
Foley, Madej Face Off in Epic Night of Fights

Foley, Madej Face Off in Epic Night of Fights

Wyandotte and Livonia women vying for the Warrior Xtreme Cagefighting Women’s Flyweight Championship.
Police in 6 States on the Lookout for Distracted, Impaired, Aggressive Driving

Police in 6 States on the Lookout for Distracted, Impaired, Aggressive Driving

Troopers in six states will also be on the lookout for seat-belt use, speeding and other moving violations.
Traveler Didn’t Think ‘Artfully Concealed’ Knife Was a Violation

Traveler Didn’t Think ‘Artfully Concealed’ Knife Was a Violation

The knife had been similarly concealed under the insole of the man’s shoe when he left Alabama for a fishing trip three days before he was detained at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Endangered Peregrine Falcon Numbers On the Increase

Endangered Peregrine Falcon Numbers On the Increase

Fifteen peregrine falcon chicks were banded so scientists can track them as part of a species recovery program.
Crime Victim Reportedly Says No to Interview with Gunfire

Crime Victim Reportedly Says No to Interview with Gunfire

After a WXYZ news crew knocked repeatedly at the door of an 88-year-old crime victim who had been tied up and robbed at gunpoint, he answered with a gun in his hand and fired from about 10 f
Before He Resigned, Report Called for Inkster Chief’s Dismissal

Before He Resigned, Report Called for Inkster Chief’s Dismissal

Hilton Napoleon told reporters that limited resources and the point-blank murder of a 2-year-old led to his resignation. WXYZ says it has obtained a report suggesting the beleaguered chief m
Officer Shoots, Critically Wounds Man Swinging Hatchet at Church

Officer Shoots, Critically Wounds Man Swinging Hatchet at Church

An off-duty officer attending church Sunday was called into service when a man wielding a hatchet showed up.
Advocacy Group for Disabled Accused of Discriminating Against Deaf Employee

Advocacy Group for Disabled Accused of Discriminating Against Deaf Employee

An attorney for the Disability Network Wayne County says all of its employees re disabled and it didn't discriminate against an employee fired for alleged poor performance. The EEOC says the
Police Chief Turns in Badge After Horrific Point-Blank Shooting of Tot

Police Chief Turns in Badge After Horrific Point-Blank Shooting of Tot

Inkster Police Chief Hilton Napoleon said he's been thinking about resigning for some time because he said budget cuts have crippled his department's effectiveness, but the "senseless murder
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Maternal Death Rates in Detroit Triple the National Average

Maternal Death Rates in Detroit Triple the National Average

Experts are blaming social toxins and medical conditions.
Is This Lost Dog Yours? Help Reunite Her

Is This Lost Dog Yours? Help Reunite Her

Please share this post on your social networks to help reunite this pup found near Southfield and Jefferson with her owner.