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DDOT Offering Free Bus Rides On Downtown Routes Tuesday To Detroit Block Party – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – The Detroit Department of Transportation is providing free bus rides on downtown routes to the Detroit Block Party from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 27, at Cobo Center provided by TCF National Bank. The block party is being held in conjunction with TCF’s announcement of its renaming of Cobo Center. DDOT Offering Free ...

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3 Wounded In Shooting Outside Pontiac Club – Detroit News Watch

PONTIAC, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — Authorities say a weekend shooting outside Vogue Nightclub in Pontiac left three people wounded. The Oakland County sheriff’s office says deputies responded early Sunday after a person in the club was asked to leave and threatened to “shoot the club up.” Deputies say the person returned to the club and began firing a ...

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AG Nessel Urges The FCC To Require Telecom Crackdown On Spoofing, Illegal Robocalls – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and 50 other Attorneys General today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to encourage telecom providers to implement default call blocking technology and call authentication solutions to block illegal and unwanted robocalls, and to protect consumers from caller-ID spoofing. The letter from the Attorneys General comes after the FCC ...

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US Is Throwing Away At Least 3,500 Donated Kidneys Every Year – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — There are currently 93,000 people in the United States on a waiting list for a donated kidney, yet at least 3,500 donated kidneys are discarded every year, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. The lack of organs for kidney failure patients is a major public health problem and one that President Donald Trump addressed in July when ...

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Westland Man Faces Multiple Charges After Dumping Woman’s Body In Hines Park – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – A man has been charged with dumping the body of a 23-year-old woman in a creek in Hines Park according to authorities. According to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, Anthony Kesteloot, 25, of Westland was acquainted with Olivia Rossi. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office has charged him with removing a dead body, failure to report a ...

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Westland Man Flees Police, Dies After Crashing Motorcycle Into Bus – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – A 40-year-old Westland man was killed Tuesday night after crashing his motorcycle into a bus while fleeing police in Inkster. He was transported by EMS to a local hospital and was pronounced dead. Michigan State Police say investigation revealed an Inkster Police officer saw a motor cycle on Middlebelt Road that ran a red light. They ...

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Elderly Woman, Daughter Die After Car Rolls Into Pond – Detroit News Watch

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — An 81-year-old woman and her 56-year-old daughter have died after a car left in drive rolled into a Waterford Township pond. The disabled pair were trapped inside the the Ford Escape. Police say the Escape “became completely submerged with both passengers still inside.” Rescuers pulled the women from the vehicle but neither ...

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