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3 Close to Failed Wayne County Jail Project Indicted

3 Close to Failed Wayne County Jail Project Indicted

Indictment: Two of the three lied to county officials about the cost of the $300 million jail, which had overruns of $100 million or more.

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Something Smells Suspicious About Thousands of Dollars in Fragrance Thefts

Something Smells Suspicious About Thousands of Dollars in Fragrance Thefts

Police asking public’s help in locating suspects, who may have stolen up to $4,000 in high-end fragrances around the metro.

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Drive-Through Funerals, 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' Extras, Pungent Theft Ring, Still a Few Days to vote in Home of the Brave Singing Contest: Michigan News Digest

Drive-Through Funerals, 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' Extras, Pungent Theft Ring, Still a Few Days to vote in Home of the Brave Singing Contest: Michigan News Digest

Also, prosecutors want to include evidence of a 2005 soccer match attack in the case against Dearborn man who fatally punched soccer ref.
Grief Support Workshops Offered by Around Detroit Metro

Grief Support Workshops Offered by Around Detroit Metro

The courses help adults cope with the loss of a loved one.
Who's Leading Comerica's Home of the Brave Singing Contest? Still Time to Vote

Who's Leading Comerica's Home of the Brave Singing Contest? Still Time to Vote

The race is tight, and the public only has a few more days to vote for their favorite hero singing “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
'Holy Hollywood, Batman': Extras Cast for 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'

'Holy Hollywood, Batman': Extras Cast for 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'

For now, only background extras are needed for the Zack Snyder-directed movie, which is being filed in the Detroit area.
Something Smells Suspicious About Thousands of Dollars in Fragrance Thefts

Something Smells Suspicious About Thousands of Dollars in Fragrance Thefts

Police asking public’s help in locating suspects, who may have stolen up to $4,000 in high-end fragrances around the metro.
The Devil's in Detroit: Fiery Fuss Over Separation of (Satan's) Church and State

The Devil's in Detroit: Fiery Fuss Over Separation of (Satan's) Church and State

The Oklahoma State Capitol is more than 1,000 miles away, but Detroit Satanists have a thing or two to say about Baphomet monument.
3 Close to Failed Wayne County Jail Project Indicted

3 Close to Failed Wayne County Jail Project Indicted

Indictment: Two of the three lied to county officials about the cost of the $300 million jail, which had overruns of $100 million or more.
Wakes in the Fast Lane: Funeral Home Offers Drive-Through Viewing

Wakes in the Fast Lane: Funeral Home Offers Drive-Through Viewing

A drawer holding a guest book opens, just like in drive-through banking, a curtain opens and mourners never have to leave their vehicles.
10-Month-Old Baby Held in Armed Standoff with Police

10-Month-Old Baby Held in Armed Standoff with Police

Police saw man holding woman at gunpoint at Rochester mobile home. The standoff ended about 9 a.m. Saturday.
Prosecutors Want 2005 Report of Soccer Fight in Trial of Man Accused of Fatally Punching Soccer Ref

Prosecutors Want 2005 Report of Soccer Fight in Trial of Man Accused of Fatally Punching Soccer Ref

Almost a decade ago, Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad pleaded no contest to charges stemming from an assault during a soccer match.
Was Smell of Pot on Little Girl Justification for a Search Warrant?

Was Smell of Pot on Little Girl Justification for a Search Warrant?

Kindergartener's father has a medical cannabis grower's card; his attorney says pot smell on daughter wasn't probable cause for warrant.
Solider Spurned at Daughter's School, Mom Teens Suspected in X-Rated Vandalism, Hitchhiker Flashes Purple Thong and Other #OMGPD Headlines: Michigan News Digest

Solider Spurned at Daughter's School, Mom Teens Suspected in X-Rated Vandalism, Hitchhiker Flashes Purple Thong and Other #OMGPD Headlines: Michigan News Digest

Also, social media erupted with rumors Friday that the Batmobile had been stolen from a set of "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice."
Riddle Me This: Did Villains Steal Batmobile 'Batman v. Superman' Set?

Riddle Me This: Did Villains Steal Batmobile 'Batman v. Superman' Set?

The joke(r) was on anyone who shared or retweeted a story about theft of the Caped Crusader’s machine.
Northville Steps Back in Time for Victorian Festival

Northville Steps Back in Time for Victorian Festival

A carnival, art fair and Tour de Ville bicycle race have been added to to make the festival attractive to a broader audience.
Mom Says 'Upskirting' Video Voyeur Targeted Daughter

Mom Says 'Upskirting' Video Voyeur Targeted Daughter

Northville Township police hope to identify a suspect who took a photograph of a 13-year-old girl from underneath her dress.
Hitchhiker Flashes Purple Thong Underwear Instead of Thumb

Hitchhiker Flashes Purple Thong Underwear Instead of Thumb

When the full super Moon rose over a metro Detroit community Tuesday, it had nothing to do with the lunar calendar.
Pop Cans Out, Techie Bells and Whistles In for Detroit Firefighters

Pop Cans Out, Techie Bells and Whistles In for Detroit Firefighters

Offers to help bankrupt Detroit mean firefighters may soon be able to recycle pop cans instead of relying on them for alerts.
Cops in the Doghouse After 'Infantile Prank' With Stray Pooch

Cops in the Doghouse After 'Infantile Prank' With Stray Pooch

You won't believe who police officers found and what was going on when they responded to a suspected burglary in progress.
9/11 Memorial Service Honors Heroes, World's Tallest Dog Dies, Coast Guard Worries About Great Lakes Oil Spill, Irish Music Festival Softens Things for Your Bum: Michigan News Digest

9/11 Memorial Service Honors Heroes, World's Tallest Dog Dies, Coast Guard Worries About Great Lakes Oil Spill, Irish Music Festival Softens Things for Your Bum: Michigan News Digest

Also, solar flare could foul up communications, Michigan's gubernatorial race is statistically tied, Ray Rice provides a teachable moment.
Irish Eyes Will Smile, and Your Bum Will Be Happy, Too

Irish Eyes Will Smile, and Your Bum Will Be Happy, Too

The Michigan Irish Music Festival organizers wanted revelers to linger a little longer. So they’ve spruced up the portable toilets.