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As Detroit rape kits sit untested, justice for victims is denied

As Detroit rape kits sit untested, justice for victims is denied
Nearly five years after the discovery of 11,000 abandoned rape evidence kits in a Detroit police warehouse sparked outrage, only about 2,000 of the kits have undergone DNA testing, allowing serial rapists to remain free and in some cases commit more …
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Jewelry store robberies near G.R. & Detroit are related
(WZZM) — Kent County Sheriff's deputies say the three men who robbed a metro Detroit jewelry store Tuesday afternoon are the same men who earlier in the day held up a Plainfield Avenue jeweler. Around 5 p.m. Tuesday, three masked men robbed Tapper's …
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Spirit adds Detroit-Kansas City nonstop flight
Spirit also offers nonstop service from Detroit to Atlantic City, Cancun, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Houston-Bush Intercontinental, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Myrtle Beach, New York-LaGuardia, Orlando and Tampa. Spirit is one …
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Rejected Detroit Student Says UM Didn't Accept Her Because of Discrimination

Rejected Detroit Student Says UM Didn't Accept Her Because of Discrimination
Those are just two questions swirling since pro-affirmative action group By Any Means Necessary held a rally on behalf of Detroit high school student Brooke Kimbrough to protest the fact she was rejected. Kimbrough, 17, an African American with …
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Fire At Senior Apartment Building Displaces Residents, Injures Firefighter
ROYAL OAK TWP (WWJ) – Some local senior citizens were forced out of their building because of a fire on Saturday. The incident happened at the Royal Oak Senior Towers on Wyoming Street, in Royal Oak Township. Michigan State Police helped people …
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Detroit native Tom Skerritt comes home Tuesday to reflect on his life
Tom Skerritt figures he was 8, maybe 9, years old when he attended Saturday-morning cultural programs intended to give Detroit public school kids their first glimpse of the city's arts gems. Though he still remembers the Diego Rivera murals at the …
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Pistons' GM search will be aided by former UM football assistant coach
The Detroit Pistons are turning to a former Michigan football assistant coach in their search for a new general manager. Jed Hughes, a representative of national search firm Korn Ferry, has been retained by the team. Korn Ferry assisted with the …
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Kevin Durant pours in 42 as Thunder clip Pistons for No. 2 seed
He drove for the go-ahead dunk with 16.5 seconds left and won a tip over Greg Monroe with 1.8 seconds to go after a scramble for a loose ball resulted in a jump ball in Detroit's end. Detroit's Brandon Jennings could only manage a 30-foot heave at the …
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Summer 2014 Detroit Electronic Music Festival cancelled, rescheduled for next
DETROIT, Mich. (WXYZ) – The Detroit Electronic Music Festival, or DEMF will not be taking place as planned this summer. Keep in mind, this doesn't affect The Movement Festival, which is still slated to play on Memorial Day weekend. DEMF was supposed to …
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Reviewing the Detroit Lions' 2010 draft
Over the past two weeks, we took a look at the last 10 first rounds from the Detroit Lions — all the drafts that had Martin Mayhew as either the team's general manager or assistant general manager. This week, we're looking specifically at the Lions …
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No Pension Cuts For Retired Detroit Police, Firefighters In Bankruptcy Agreement
DETROIT (WWJ) – Uniformed retirees would see no cuts to their pension benefits under an agreement between the city of Detroit and police and fire unions. Under the deal, announced Tuesday, City of Detroit and the Retired Detroit Police and Fire …
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Metro Detroit Breaks Record For Snowiest Winter Ever
DETROIT (WWJ) – It's hard to believe but after temperatures in the 70s on Tuesday, metro Detroit is waking up to a fresh coating of snow. But did the spring storm set us over the record for the snowiest winter ever? According to the National Weather …
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If the Lions trade up, who should they take?
In a scenario where the Detroit Lions move up to No. 2 overall and a quarterback goes first, who are you taking? Interesting question from Jerry Mallory. Who do you take? Poll. Scenario: The Lions trade up to No. 2 overall and a quarterback goes No. 1.
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Three Metro Detroit breweries win medals at World Beer Cup
DETROIT, MI – Last weekend three Metro Detroit breweries were given gold and bronze medals at the World Beer Cup in Denver, which included 1,403 breweries from 58 countries. The contest, first held in Vail, Colo. in 1996, awarded gold, silver and …
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Why Contribute to Deadline Detroit?

Why Contribute to Deadline Detroit?
In the meantime, we'll continue to produce Deadline Detroit. Some people, including some counterparts at publications owned by out-of-town corporations with deep pockets, ask: Why should we pay anything for Deadline Detroit? Some of those folks work …
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Macomb County executive wants Detroit mayor, not emergency manager in
Mark-Hackel.JPG Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel in a May 29, 2013 file photo. Hackel wants Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, rather than the city's emergency manager Kevyn Orr, at the table in negotiations over regionalizing the Detroit Water and …
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'Night of Healing' planned for driver beaten by mob
TOMORROW NIGHT ALL OF METRO DETROIT IS INVITED TO A COMMUNITY VIGIL. NOT ONLY FOR UTASH BUT FOR ALL OF THOSE AFFECTED BY VIOLENCE. MARA MACDONALD IS LIVE AT LITTLE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH WHERE THE NIGHT …
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Gov. Rick Snyder to Detroit pension funds: Time to settle
Rick Snyder said Tuesday that Detroit's pension funds need to find a way to reach a settlement with the city of Detroit this month so the state can secure $ 350 million in financial assistance for the city next month. “The real issue is we need some …
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4 Men Busted For Soliciting Sex From Undercover Officers Online
When the time came around, detectives were readily waiting and ended up arresting three men: 44-year-old Johhny Johnson, of Detroit; 51-year-old Leslie Rockymore, of Eastpointe; and 43-year-old Darrell Williams, of Detroit. Upon searching their vehicle …
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Jack White to perform two Detroit shows this summer at Fox Theatre, Masonic
jackwhite.jpg. Former White Stripes frontman Jack White, a Detroit native, is coming back home this summer for two shows. (Associated Press). Print · Eric Lacy | elacy@mlive.com By Eric Lacy | elacy@mlive.com MLive.com. Email the author | Follow on Twitter
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2 more arrested in Detroit mob beating of driver
The Associated Press Cars enter local business at the scene of an attack on Wednesday at the street corners of Morang and Balfour on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Detroit. A suburban Detroit man was in critical condition Thursday with severe head injuries …
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Detroit Sinkhole Swallows 2 Cars (VIDEO)
Here's a tip for drivers: steer clear of puddles, because you never know what's they're hiding. Two cars got stuck in a sinkhole on Detroit's east side Friday evening, according to WJBK-TV. What looked like a bit of flooding at the intersection of …
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Police Search Detroit For Man Apparently Kidnapped, Trapped In Building
DETROIT (WWJ) – Police are trying to locate a man who claims he was stabbed, kidnapped and is trapped in a vacant building somewhere in Detroit. Police have been on the phone with the man since early morning, speaking with him on and off for hours.
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Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title
Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated …
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Detroit mother to be sentenced in daughter's slaying
Oralandar Brand-Williams; The Detroit News; Comments. Detroit — Semeria Greene, the mother of five who pleaded guilty last month to stabbing her eight-year-old daughter to death, faces sentencing Monday before a Wayne County Circuit Court judge.
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After working off rust, Detroit Pistons rookie Peyton Siva crucial to Saturday
Peyton Siva was surrounded by the media Saturday night. It may have been the first time since helping Louisville to the NCAA championship a year ago over Michigan. With Will Bynum and Chauncey Billups out with injuries, the rookie point guard was the …
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Detroit teens arrested in beating of motorist

Detroit teens arrested in beating of motorist
The two, ages 16 and 17, were taken into custody without incident and are believed to have been among a group of 10 to 12 bystanders who attacked the driver, said Detroit police spokesman Sergeant Michael Woody. The two teens have not yet been …
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Detroit bankruptcy plan calls for revitalizing Detroit city airport
Detroit's aging city airport could gain new life and again provide passenger service if a plan is approved to spend millions on a terminal, Jetway for passengers and major upgrades. The $ 28.5 million earmarked in Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr's …
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