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Wayne County prosecutor: Cuts led to ‘worst two years of my entire criminal justice career’

Police Chief James Craig on Sunday said the city has seen a 12-percent drop in homicides and is headed in the right direction when it comes to public safety. But Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said the situation in her office is the worst its ever been. Full News here – Detroit News

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Top 5 annual tourist events in Kalamazoo County

‘Last year was a good year for us in terms of growth,’ said Greg Ayers, president and chief executive officer of Discover Kalamazoo. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Gilbert blasts idea to finish Wayne County Jail

Dan Gilbert is blasting proposals that would restart construction of the stalled Wayne County Jail project. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit, county execs reach deal on leasing water system to suburbs for $50 million

The suburbs would pay the city $ 50 million a year for 40 years in exchange for creation of the the Great Lakes Water Authority, giving regional leaders a say in system operations. Full News here – Detroit News

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Some school buses in Macomb County getting cameras to record vehicles ignoring their stops

They’re big, they’re yellow and they have flashing red lights. But many drivers still take a high stake gamble by zooming around school buses when they stop to drop off or pick up students. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Kid Rock delights crowd in return to Allegan County Fair

Rock brought out his own blend of rock n’ roll that the Midwest has come to love during his show Saturday night at the Allegan County Fair, where he made a return visit after playing the venue in 2011. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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State investigates EAA enrollment letters to Oakland County families

State education officials are investigating why the Education Achievement Authority sent letters to families in Oakland County stating their child was ‘selected’ to be enrolled in an EAA school in Detroit. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Neighbors detail final minutes of jogger’s life after Lapeer County dog mauling

Craig Systma’s family sat quietly, many crying as neighbors recalled his last moments of his life after he was mauled by two Cane Corso’s while jogging on July 23. Full News here – Detroit News

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Tornado Touches Down In Northern Macomb County

Tornado Touches Down In Northern Macomb County A reported funnel cloud turned this camper on its roof in norther Macomb County. (credit: Sandra McNeil). Related Tags: Lenox Township, Macomb County, severe weather, tornado. Get Breaking News First. Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment … Full News here – Read more on CBS Local

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Metro Detroit’s Macomb County estimates total flood loss at $122.5 million

The county has estimated total damage to public and private property at about $ 122.5 million, including an estimated $ 116.3 million loss to private property and about $ 6.3 million in damage to public property. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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St. Clair County man named a person of interest in slaying of Armada teen

Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said James Donald VanCallis, 32, is a person of interest in the death of April Millsap, 14. ‘We have served two search warrants,’ Shaw said after a hearing for VanCallis and his father, James Bernard VanCallis, 66. ‘It’s quite obvious the public understands that we don’t go to places […]

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Tea party backers dominate Oakland County GOP convention

Michigan Republicans held county conventions across the state Thursday, some of which featured a battle for delegates that will be crucial in deciding Gov. Rick Snyder’s running mate. Full News here – freep

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Monroe County abduction story never happened, says sheriff

Police believe a teenager’s claim that she was abducted and held captive for 16 hours last week was false. Full News here – Detroit News

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Missing Monroe County teen Hayley Turner found safe in Ecorse

Hayley Turner, an 18-year-old from Monroe County’s Bedford Township who was reported missing and possible abducted about 10 p.m. Thursday, has turned up unharmed at a home in Ecorse Full News here – Detroit News

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Kent County treasurer nets $560,000 profit from annual auction of tax-foreclosed property

The auction, which is designed to cover delinquent taxes and fees on abandoned properties for local taxing units, has been controversial in recent years after the city of Grand Rapids decided to bypass the auction and sell its properties to the Kent County Land Bank. Full News here – Oakland Business

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