Daily Archives: September 19, 2018

A Look Inside Metro Detroit’s Newest Animal Shelter « Detroit News Watch

DEARBORN— Metro Detroit has a new, state-of-the-art animal shelter bringing together families and their new furry loved ones in special ways. The shelter is more than a decade in the making around Dearborn and opened to the community Tuesday, with dozens of cats and kittens, dogs and puppies living in new “suites” and “lofts” while awaiting adoption through Friends for ...

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Detroit Police Looking For This Serial Rapist « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT — Detroit police are looking for a man they say is wanted in connection to three criminal sexual conduct incidents and one attempted sexual assault, according to reports. Investigators believe this suspect is also connected to at least three sexual assaults that occurred on the city’s west side March 29, July 15, and Aug. 30 of this year. The ...

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No. 24 Michigan State Spartans Again Have To Shake Off An Early Loss « Detroit News Watch

Win or lose, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio understands the importance of moving on. That’s part of the reason his program has been so successful. EAST LANSING, MI – JANUARY 26: Michigan State Spartans head football coach Mark Dantonio speaks to the media at a press conference before the Michigan State Spartans and Wisconsin Badgers basketball game at Breslin Center ...

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Michigan Resident Infected With Dangerous Disease From Mosquito « Detroit News Watch

MICHIGAN — Health officials from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Allegan County Health Department have confirmed an infection of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in an Allegan County resident. The individual was hospitalized in late August with a neurologic illness. EEE is one of the most dangerous mosquito-borne diseases in the U.S., with a 33 percent ...

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Man Who Impersonated Police Officer Gets 5 Years’ Probation « Detroit News Watch

FLINT (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to five years of probation for handcuffing people while pretending to be a police officer in Flint, Michigan. The Flint Journal reports that Jeffrey Jones was sentenced Monday in Genesee County Circuit Court. Jones pleaded guilty to impersonating a police officer. He and four others had been responding since 2015 to ...

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‘Unexpected Joy:’ A Bus Company Owner, Dead Scooters and Underprivileged Kids  –  Deadline Detroit

Andy Didorosi is a younger man, energetic and often down for fun activities, but it took a toy to make him understand a particular injustice facing children in this era of two Detroits. In one Detroit, hipsters and businesspeople zip around town on rent-by-the-minute electric scooters, dumped on the streets of downtown by two Silicon Valley companies ...

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