Daily Archives: August 4, 2018

Detroit Police Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Repeatedly Punching Naked Woman « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — A Detroit police officer has been suspended with pay after a bystander’s video showed him punching a possibly mentally ill woman at least 10 times at a hospital, the police chief said. Detroit Police Chief James Craig has called the video “very disturbing” and said a criminal investigation has been launched into the officer’s use of force. But ...

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Is RenCen ‘a Laser Tag Complex?’ –  Deadline Detroit

Serious stuff takes place at a four-day annual convention for about 3,000 members of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), meeting in downtown Detroit through Sunday morning. The packed agenda includes workshops, panel discussions, keynote speakers, tours, receptions and networking opportunities galore. Still, attendees find moments for social media whimsy before, between and after sessions ...

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Trump Proposes Car-Mileage Rollback; States Sue in Protest « Detroit News Watch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing safety, the Trump administration on Thursday proposed rolling back car-mileage standards, backing away from years of government efforts to cut Americans’ trips to the gas station and reduce unhealthy, climate-changing tailpipe emissions. If the proposed rule becomes final, it could roil the auto industry as it prepares for new model years and weaken one of the ...

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Calley Accuses Schuette of ‘Cover-up’ and ‘Illegal Use of Taxpayer Resources’  –  Deadline Detroit

Brian Calley and Bill Schuette Just days before the Aug. 7 primary, and trailing in the polls, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley came out swinging against his biggest rival in the race for governor, accusing Attorney General Bill Schuette on Thursday of illegally using taxpayer resources.  Calley demanded Schuette “end the cover up or resign,” according to ...

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Beaumont Hospital to Pay $84M to Resolve Overpay Charges « Detroit News Watch

(credit: istock) ROYAL OAK (AP) — A Detroit-area hospital will pay $84.5 million to settle U.S. Justice Department allegations over improper pay to eight doctors. The department said Thursday the settlement resolves allegations that Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak overpaid the doctors and provided them with free or below-market office space and other incentives so they would refer more patients ...

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HIV-Positive Shelter Worker Abused 8 Immigrant Boys, Authorities Say « Detroit News Watch

PHOENIX –– Federal authorities allege that a former youth care worker at a Phoenix-area facility for immigrant youths sexually abused eight teenage boys, one of several cases brought to light in recent weeks as thousands of immigrant children remain detained around the country. Court documents show Levian Pacheco faces several charges stemming from incidents that allegedly took place between August ...

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Is It Division Race Time Yet? « Detroit News Watch

Atlanta Braves vs. New York MetsFriday, August 3, 2018, 7:10 pm ET NEW YORK METS -140 This is a reasonable price on the Mets behind Jacob deGrom, who’s been absolutely dominant at home this season. Batters are hitting .188 against him at Citi Field. Back deGrom to cool off the Braves while New York gets to Anibal Sanchez. The 34-year-old ...

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Kid Rock’s Childhood Home Is For Sale « Detroit News Watch

BRUCE TOWNSHIP, MI — The sprawling 5.5-acre estate is listed for just under $600,000 in Bruce Township and features 6,000-square feet of completely renovated interiors. The 5-bedroom home comes with a 5-car garage, partly finished walkout basement, guesthouse, three-stall horse barn, tennis court, and pool. With a cute red door, charming Midwestern coziness inside and wood details, the 1972 house ...

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