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Detroit Free Press - US News

AMBER Alert canceled for child abducted in Southfield

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Sterling Heights officer saves choking baby

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Sterling Heights police officer saves 3-week-old baby

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West Michigan sheriff says he will not enforce latest mask order

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Fourth of July house party tied to 43 COVID-19 cases

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Michigan renters brace for massive wave of evictions

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Government wanted them to stay quiet. So they were sent to U.P. labor camp during WWII.

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Protest blocks bus garage as Detroit summer school begins

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What we know about the police shooting of Hakim Littleton, protests

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Groups raise thousands for land for urban farms -- Three community organizations have raised more than $50,000 for Black farmers to own more land in Detroit.

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County sheriffs split on enforcing latest face mask order -- County sheriff offices discuss whether or not they will be enforcing face masks in public spaces.

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Grosse Pointe pool lifeguard tests positive for coronavirus -- Anyone who signed up to swim between 4-9 p.m. July 7 have been contacted, and those who visited the pool during this time should monitor for symptoms.

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Nessel sues Trump, condemns deportation threat for international students -- The new ICE rule that took effect July 6 bars student visa-holders who take all online classes from residing inside the United States.

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Jeep just took aim at Ford, hours before 2021 Bronco reveal -- By releasing a sneak peek at its Jeep Rubicon concept, the automaker shows it is planning to fight Ford to keep its off-road vehicle buyers.

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Michigan reports 384 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths -- The state health department has reported an additional 384 coronavirus cases and one death Monday.

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Harper Woods dean of students shot and killed -- A Harper Woods dean of students was fatally shot in Detroit on July 8 while stopped at a red light. A man walked up and fired through his windshield.

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WWII-era labor camp in U.P.: What we know about Germfask history -- Here's what to know about the camp, who occupied it and what its history means to Michigan now.

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Fourth of July party at Torch Lake leads to COVID-19 outbreak -- The department asks anyone who attended the party to monitor themselves for symptoms and seek testing if symptoms develop and self-quarantine.

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New safety guidelines required for meat processors -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer established safety guidelines for meatpacking and poultry processing facilities to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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You could win $10K by designing Detroit Jazz Fest poster -- In partnership with the City of Detroit's Office of Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship, the Detroit Jazz Festival foundation is holding a contest this year for designing the festival's main poster, which will result in earning a $10,000 commission.

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His name is on first sketches of Ford Bronco. He's finally getting spotlight, years after death. -- Sketches of the original 1966 Bronco were the work of McKinley Thompson Jr., Ford's first Black designer. The next generation is telling his story. -- Ford

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' Hope for the future': Detroit students connect with laptops - The devices are being paid for by a $23 million fundraising effort led by DTE Energy. Education

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Dearborn Girl podcast 'Amplify Black Voices' aims to fight racism -- Dearborn Girl podcast was originally created for Arab and Muslim women to share stories. They are now bringing Black voices into the conversation. -- Wayne

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Ferndale seeks civilian board to oversee cops in bias fight -- Where'd you expect change to come in the Black Lives Movement? In Michigan, check Ferndale, an enclave of liberal activists in rich Oakland County. -- Oakland

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View All Photos -- Jefferson Chalmers Farmers Market and community garden opens

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Michigan reports 390 new coronavirus cases, 1 death -- The state health department has reported an additional 390 coronavirus cases and one death Sunday.

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Michigan wants kids caught up on vaccines after pandemic dip -- Michigan's health department is urging that children be caught up on their vaccines as soon as possible.

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Motorcyclist killed in crash on I-96 -- A motorcyclist died after losing control of the motorcycle and crashing into the wall on Southfield Freeway Sunday.

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Tanker flips on I-75, spilling 13,000 gallons of fuel in fiery crash -- A tanker in Bloomfield Township flipped late Saturday night, spilling more than 13,000 gallons of fuel on I-75 before catching fire.

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As coronavirus surges, so does rage over masks -- To mask or not to mask has become an unlikely political issue, sparking combative public meetings, inconsistent laws and showdowns in supermarkets

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Livonia resident died due to COVID-19 complications -- Cynthia Gutowski a Livonia resident who retired from Livonia Public Schools and who loved to travel died due to complications from COVID-19.

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Margaret Wiedyke died from COVID-19 complications -- Margaret Wiedyke who loved to travel, poetry, classical music, plays and family died with COVID-19 symptoms the same day her great grandson was born.

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Alexander Harvey died from COVID-19 complications -- Alexander Harvey, a former upholstery business owner in Detroit died from COVID-19 complications

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It's swimming season in Michigan's lakes and rivers -- Swimming the lakes isn't for everyone. The season is short, and they can be dangerous. But a plunge into the water is always a sensuous experience.

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Indian Village resident calls for neighborhood to be renamed -- Jared Ten Brink said the name of the neighborhood is historically inaccurate and an example of the exploitation of Native American culture.

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Livonia police create website after billboard alleges 'racial profiling' -- The website includes information on policies and procedures, arrest and citation statistics, use of force and use of deadly force information.

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8 arrests made during Friday protests in Detroit -- Eight arrests were made during Friday's protest in Detroit.

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Ford takes gamble ahead of Bronco debut -- After investing billions of dollars in the all-new Ford Bronco, the company confirmed plans to keep its commitment to not buy social media advertising.

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Michigan confirms 653 new coronavirus cases, 28 deaths -- The state health department has reported an additional 653 coronavirus cases and 28 deaths Saturday.

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Whitmer toughens Michigan requirement to wear masks: What new order says -- The order requires businesses to refuse entry to those who won't wear a mask and expands the order to crowded outdoor spaces.

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These Michigan houses of worship got millions in federal loans -- PPP loans went to Jewish, Christian, and Muslim congregations and groups across metro Detroit, according to a Detroit Free Press review of records.

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Detroit police release graphic video of man killed by officers -- Detroit Police Chief James Craig says video proves officers were justified in fatally shooting a man who fired at a cop's head at close range.

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Tech stocks nudge S&P 500 while Nasdaq soars -- Shawn Cruz of TD Ameritrade noted the continued rise of the big tech stocks has been the primary driver of the overall stock market.

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CLOSE - Detroit police chief releases video of fatal shooting - WARNING: This video contains graphic violence, and has not been edited by the Free Press. Chief James Craig says this video proves his officers were justified in fatally shooting a man who fired on them at close range. 2 days ago

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Tensions rise over Detroit police killing -- Chief James Craig says the officers feared for their lives when they opened fire on a man who they say pulled out a pistol and fired first.

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Replay: Police chief releases video of fatal shooting -- The Detroit police department releases a video of the incident that shows a 19-year-old Detroit man fatally shot by police.

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Replay: Fatal police shooting sparks protests in Detroit -- Detroit police fatally shot a man Friday afternoon while investigating a deadly Fourth of July block party.

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