Daily Archives: May 4, 2019

Rate Increase Approved For DTE Electric Customers – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan utility regulators have approved a rate increase for DTE Energy’s electric customers — amounting to roughly $6 more a month for residents — but less than what the utility sought. The Michigan Public Service Commission on Thursday approved the $273 million increase, about $203 million less than the Detroit-based utility requested. Commissioners also denied DTE’s request ...

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Detroit Man Charged In Slaying Of Father, Wounding Of Mother – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — A 35-year-old Detroit man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his father and wounding of his mother. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says Alton Lyons was arraigned Friday on first-degree murder, assault with intent to murder and gun charges. Lyons was arrested Wednesday outside his parents’ northwest Detroit home. The body of 60-year-old Ardel Hough ...

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Rocker Jack White Receives Honorary Doctorate From Wayne State University – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Rocker Jack White is now a doctor. The Detroit-born singer, songwriter and producer received an honorary doctorate of humane letters Friday from Wayne State University, which he briefly attended. The school cited “his dedication to Detroit and significant contributions to the arts.” White also was lauded for his local philanthropy. White says he could initially only afford ...

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Omaha Beach Injury Shakes Up 145th Run For The Roses – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Chicago/CBS Local) — An already wide-open 2019 Kentucky Derby became even more competitive when the favorite, Omaha Beach, pulled out of Saturday’s race due to a breathing problem. With his removal, the top three favorites are all trained by five-time Kentucky Derby winner Bob Baffert: Game Winner, who’s now going off at 9-2 as the newly-installed favorite, and Improbable ...

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GM Recalls Trucks Due To Fires Caused By Engine Block Heater Cords – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling over 368,000 pickups and other trucks worldwide after 19 reports of fires caused by engine block heater cords. The recall covers certain 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 trucks, as well as the 2017 through 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500. All have GM’s 6.6-Liter diesel ...

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