15 Sep 2014
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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.
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.
Wayne County Celebrates its 30th Anniversary Going 'Somewhere in Time'

Wayne County Celebrates its 30th Anniversary Going 'Somewhere in Time'

Experience the early 1900s on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Prison Worker Poisoned by Crafty Inmate in 1893 Honored at 9/11 Memorial

Prison Worker Poisoned by Crafty Inmate in 1893 Honored at 9/11 Memorial

The story of how Deputy Corrections Keeper George Haight died is rich with duplicity and trickery. He is being recognized 121 years later.
Holy Cow! 7-Foot, 4-Inch Dog - World's Tallest Ever - Dies (Video)

Holy Cow! 7-Foot, 4-Inch Dog - World's Tallest Ever - Dies (Video)

“He was definitely a great dog,” says the owner of the Guinness World Record-holder as the tallest dog that ever lived.
Coast Guard's Alarming Warning on Great Lakes Oil Spill

Coast Guard's Alarming Warning on Great Lakes Oil Spill

Responders have “almost no capability” to respond to submerged spills, adding urgency to study of pipeline safety, spill preparedness.
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Stephen Colbert's Take On City's Fire Alert System

Stephen Colbert's Take On City's Fire Alert System

There’s nothing funny about Detroit’s bankruptcy, but this vido from “The Colbert Report” will split your sides.
Severe Weather Alert for Southeast Michigan: What You Need to Know

Severe Weather Alert for Southeast Michigan: What You Need to Know

About 10,000 metro Detroit residents are still in the dark after Friday's gales. More storms are on the way.
Michigan Deer Season Just Around the Corner: What You Need to Do to Be Legal

Michigan Deer Season Just Around the Corner: What You Need to Do to Be Legal

Deer hunting is a big deal in Michigan, where more than 650,000 deer hunters take to the woods every year.
Apparition of Jesus Makes for Ultimate Comfort Food, 3 Held in Bloomfield Township Beating Death, Man Released from Jail After New DNA Tests, Floppy-Eared Weed Eaters: Michigan News Digest

Apparition of Jesus Makes for Ultimate Comfort Food, 3 Held in Bloomfield Township Beating Death, Man Released from Jail After New DNA Tests, Floppy-Eared Weed Eaters: Michigan News Digest

Daytime TV diva Rachael Ray is coming to metro Detroit with charity that gets rescued pets glam-shot ready to enhance chances of adoption.
Do You See the Face of Jesus on This Pierogi?

Do You See the Face of Jesus on This Pierogi?

After severe storms, some Michigan parishioners see a holy apparition in a dumpling.
Powerful Storms Kill 1, Leave Hundreds of Thousands in the Dark

Powerful Storms Kill 1, Leave Hundreds of Thousands in the Dark

DTE Energy calls the straight-line winds that rolled through southeast Michigan "the 10th most impactful storm" in its 111-year history.
Bullet Fired in Rage Ended the Life of a Husband and Father of 2: What Can Be Done to Restore Civility?

Bullet Fired in Rage Ended the Life of a Husband and Father of 2: What Can Be Done to Restore Civility?

Topping our Patch Baker’s Dozen, a collection of 13 posts from Michigan over the past week, is a story of a family’s crushing grief.
Severe Weather Alert: Forecast 'Demands Our Attention'

Severe Weather Alert: Forecast 'Demands Our Attention'

Today may test southeast Michigander’s flood-worn last nerve. But the payback comes on the weekend.
Bee Eradication Gone Bad, Mo Rocca and The Henry Ford's National TV Debut, Protesters Jailed in Fast-Food Strike, Blood Links Suspect to Jewelry Store Heist: Michigan News Digest

Bee Eradication Gone Bad, Mo Rocca and The Henry Ford's National TV Debut, Protesters Jailed in Fast-Food Strike, Blood Links Suspect to Jewelry Store Heist: Michigan News Digest

Also, vote for your favorite police officer, firefighter, soldier or veteran in Comercia Bank’s National Anthem contest.