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Girl Mauled By Raccoon Adds Some Bling to Her New Miracle Ear

Girl Mauled By Raccoon Adds Some Bling to Her New Miracle Ear

The girl who was disfigured during an attack by a pet raccoon when she was 3 is going back on the ‘Today’ show.
Royal Oak Hotel Goes from Boarding House to Upscale Boutique

Royal Oak Hotel Goes from Boarding House to Upscale Boutique

A Royal Oak hotel built in 1918 is getting a new life as a boutique hotel.
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Three Kids, Two Jobs (Including) One Small Business - and a Foster Kids' School Clothing Drive

Three Kids, Two Jobs (Including) One Small Business - and a Foster Kids' School Clothing Drive

Kids Planet Resale owner is accepting donations for foster children and teens in back-to-school clothing drive.
Woman Reported Dead in Floods of 2014 to Meet Rescuer on 'The Doctors'

Woman Reported Dead in Floods of 2014 to Meet Rescuer on 'The Doctors'

Jena David, reported dead in Detroit’s 2014 Floods, calls her rescuer, Dustin Rowen, an “angel.” Read why that might not be hyperbole.

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Son: Dad Probably Provoked Fatal Shove at Hank Williams Jr. Concert

Son: Dad Probably Provoked Fatal Shove at Hank Williams Jr. Concert

Robert Kobe was like “an uncle that picks on you, but doesn’t mean to hurt you,” says son, who wants to make sure teen is treated fairly.
One-of-a-Kind Earring for Charlotte's One-of-a-Kind Ear; Woman Thought Dead to Meet Rescuer, Person of Interest in Armada Murder, Man Shoved at Hank Williams Jr. Concert Dies: Michigan News Digest

One-of-a-Kind Earring for Charlotte's One-of-a-Kind Ear; Woman Thought Dead to Meet Rescuer, Person of Interest in Armada Murder, Man Shoved at Hank Williams Jr. Concert Dies: Michigan News Digest

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Man Busted for Pot Plants 'Person of Interest' in Armada Teen's Murder

Man Busted for Pot Plants 'Person of Interest' in Armada Teen's Murder

James Donald Vancallis appeared in court Tuesday on drug charges. He hasn’t been charged in April Millsap’s murder.
Three Kids, Two Jobs (Including) One Small Business - and a Foster Kids' School Clothing Drive

Three Kids, Two Jobs (Including) One Small Business - and a Foster Kids' School Clothing Drive

Kids Planet Resale owner is accepting donations for foster children and teens in back-to-school clothing drive.
Girl Mauled By Raccoon Adds Some Bling to Her New Miracle Ear

Girl Mauled By Raccoon Adds Some Bling to Her New Miracle Ear

The girl who was disfigured during an attack by a pet raccoon when she was 3 is going back on the ‘Today’ show.
West Nile Virus Shows Up in Oakland County, Residents Urged to take Precautions

West Nile Virus Shows Up in Oakland County, Residents Urged to take Precautions

Oakland County has escaped the virus transmitted by mosquitoes until this year.
Man Shoved at Hank Williams Jr. Concert Pronounced Dead

Man Shoved at Hank Williams Jr. Concert Pronounced Dead

Police will continue investigation pending an autopsy, then decide what, if any, charges 15-year-old will face in death of Robert Kobe, 55.
Woman Reported Dead in Floods of 2014 to Meet Rescuer on 'The Doctors'

Woman Reported Dead in Floods of 2014 to Meet Rescuer on 'The Doctors'

Jena David, reported dead in Detroit’s 2014 Floods, calls her rescuer, Dustin Rowen, an “angel.” Read why that might not be hyperbole.
Royal Oak Hotel Goes from Boarding House to Upscale Boutique

Royal Oak Hotel Goes from Boarding House to Upscale Boutique

A Royal Oak hotel built in 1918 is getting a new life as a boutique hotel.
Space Limited, Reservations Required: Buy Tickets Now for Oakland Uncorked

Space Limited, Reservations Required: Buy Tickets Now for Oakland Uncorked

A portion of proceeds will benefit Clarkston SCAMP, a five-week summer day camp for children and young adults with special needs.
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Oh Say Can You Sing? Last Chance to Enter National Anthem Singing Contest

Oh Say Can You Sing? Last Chance to Enter National Anthem Singing Contest

Southeast Michigan police officers, firefighters, military members and veterans urged to enter bank's Home of the Brave Singing Contest.
Dad Joining Son in Slammer After Trying to Smuggle Smack in His Shorts

Dad Joining Son in Slammer After Trying to Smuggle Smack in His Shorts

Defendant asked sentencing to be delayed so he could surgeries related to nine gunshot wounds sustained in an unrelated incident.
Royal Oak Police Blotter: Aug. 7-14

Royal Oak Police Blotter: Aug. 7-14

Police make 36 arrests during the period, take complaints of breaking and entering, larceny, and malicious destruction of property.
Man Shoved at Hank Williams Jr. Concert May Not Survive

Man Shoved at Hank Williams Jr. Concert May Not Survive

The Wayne teen taken into custody has been released pending a thorough investigation by Oakland County Sheriff's deputies.
Civil Rights Activists Exploiting Ferguson, MO, Unrest: Neighbors

Civil Rights Activists Exploiting Ferguson, MO, Unrest: Neighbors

The “By Any Means Necessary” civil rights group is passing out fliers at the scene of a police-involved shooting in Detroit.
Woman Hears Reports of Her Death on TV

Woman Hears Reports of Her Death on TV

The story of her death is a myth, but the true story of Jena David’s rescue in the Floods of 2014 is a dramatic story of heroics.
How Much House Will $10 Million Buy? Michigan 'Wow House'

How Much House Will $10 Million Buy? Michigan 'Wow House'

By $10 million, we really mean $9,975,000. And the answer is, 10,679 square feet of luxury.
Clock is Ticking: Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Clock is Ticking: Who is Your Every Day Hero?

There are just a few hours left to nominate the coach or mentor who made a difference in your life to win a prize package from Patch.