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Grosse Pointe Husband Allegedly Caught on Tape Ordering Hit

Grosse Pointe Husband Allegedly Caught on Tape Ordering Hit

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Investigators say they have video and audio of Bob Bashara attempting a hit on his former handyman, Joe Gentz, who confessed to killing Bashara’s wife, Jane.An informant worked with police in a sting operation and…

Michigan Dog Rescues Toddler from Swimming Pool

Michigan Dog Rescues Toddler from Swimming Pool

WABC/ABC News(MARCELLUS TOWNSHIP, Mich.) — A family dog saved a toddler who fell into a backyard swimming pool in Michigan.Patricia Drauch of Marcellus Township was doing yard work Sunday when her 14-month-old son Stanley fell into the swimming pool, …

Grosse Pointe Murder: Did Bob Bashara Try to Kill Alleged Hit Man?

Grosse Pointe Murder: Did Bob Bashara Try to Kill Alleged Hit Man?

Kevin Horan/Stone(DETROIT) — The Detroit man who is a person of interest in his wife’s killing has been arrested for allegedly trying to kill the man whom he allegedly hired to kill his wife.In an already confusing case, police have charged Bob …

Romney Scores Biggest Fundraising Day of Campaign in Michigan

Romney Scores Biggest Fundraising Day of Campaign in Michigan

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(TROY, Mich.) — Mitt Romney landed his biggest fundraising day to date on Wednesday after holding two fundraisers in Michigan.“It’s hard to write a check to a politician, it’s harder to get a friend to do…

Mitt Romney: ‘Michigan’s a State I Can Win’

Mitt Romney: ‘Michigan’s a State I Can Win’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(FRANKENMUTH, Mich.) – Mitt and Ann Romney are ending their five state bus tour in their home state of Michigan and spent part of an early morning rally gushing over the Wolverine State’s chicken and noodles.“No…

Mich. School District Plans to Cut 200-Year Old Trees to Fill Budget Gap

Mich. School District Plans to Cut 200-Year Old Trees to Fill Budget Gap

Comstock/Thinkstock(DEWITT, Mich.) — The superintendent of a cash-strapped Michigan school district is defending a proposal to cut down giant trees on its grounds to help fill an $800,000 budget deficit, a move that is rankling some residents.Some com…

Pregnant Michigan Woman Accused of Driving Drunk with Baby in Car

Pregnant Michigan Woman Accused of Driving Drunk with Baby in Car

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(DETROIT) — A pregnant Michigan woman was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of drunk driving with her 10-month-old baby in the car.Rania Hijazi, who is eight months pregnant, was arrested by Southfield police after she cras…

Pregnant Woman, Unborn Baby Survive Being Abducted, Set on Fire, Shot

Pregnant Woman, Unborn Baby Survive Being Abducted, Set on Fire, Shot

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(WARREN, Mich.) — A 22-year-old pregnant woman and her unborn baby are alive and expected to live after being kidnapped, set on fire and shot in Warren, Mich., police said.The woman, who is nine months pregnant, told police…

Grandmother Charged With Murdering Grandson

Grandmother Charged With Murdering Grandson

West Bloomfield Police Department(WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich.) — A Michigan grandmother has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting her 17-year-old grandson multiple times in her West Bloomfield home as the boy pleaded for help. The grandmother, …

Man Charged in Backpage.com Murders

Man Charged in Backpage.com Murders

Medioimages/Photodisc/ThinkStock(DETROIT, Mich.) — A man has been charged in connection to the murders of four women who were found in the trunks of burning cars last December in Detroit.James Brown, 24, of Sterling Heights, Mich., will be charged wit…

Man Charged in Backpage.com Murders

Man Charged in Backpage.com Murders

Medioimages/Photodisc/ThinkStock(DETROIT, Mich.) — A man has been charged in connection to the murders of four women who were found in the trunks of burning cars last December in Detroit.James Brown, 24, of Sterling Heights, Mich., will be charged wit…

Students Hold Girls-Only Prom at Michigan High School

Students Hold Girls-Only Prom at Michigan High School

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(HAMTRAMCK, Mich.) — Because of religious and cultural beliefs that restrict interaction with boys, many of the Muslim students at Hamtramck High School in Michigan would not have been able to attend their senior prom, so they…

Chrysler Sales Soar in April While Ford Sales Drop

Chrysler Sales Soar in April While Ford Sales Drop

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(DETROIT) — Chrysler sales soared 20 percent in April compared to the same month in 2011, while Ford sales dropped 5 percent.The Detroit Free Press reports that Chrysler reported its twenty-fifth consecutive month of year-…

Michigan Teacher Disciplined for Not Giving Boss Facebook Access?

Michigan Teacher Disciplined for Not Giving Boss Facebook Access?

Courtesy Kimberly Hester(CASSAPOLIS, Mich.) — When Kimberly Hester of Cass County, Mich. posted with permission a photo a coworker sent her on Facebook, she didn’t think it would offend the public school where she taught, or lead the superintendent to…

Romney’s Story About Dad’s Lay Offs Draws Ire from Dems

Romney’s Story About Dad’s Lay Offs Draws Ire from Dems

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — A story told by Mitt Romney Wednesday about his father laying off workers during his tenure as an automobile executive has drawn ire from Democrats who are using the remark as an example of the candidate&rsq…

Shallow Grave Could Be That of Two Missing Michigan Women

Shallow Grave Could Be That of Two Missing Michigan Women

Comstock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) — A grisly discovery made this weekend on the west side of Detroit could help solve the mysterious case of what happened to Abreeya Brown and Ashley Conaway, who were forced into the trunk of a car and abducted Feb. 28 by …

Fugitive Sentenced After 42 Years Hiding in Plain Sight

Fugitive Sentenced After 42 Years Hiding in Plain Sight

Hemera/Thinkstock(REDWOOD CITY, Calif.) — For 42 years, Ronald Bridgeforth lived under an alias and settled into a comfortable existence in Michigan, where he raised his family, earned a Master’s degree and worked as a college guidance counselor. Nob…

Tornadoes Rip Through Michigan, Damage Over 100 Homes

Tornadoes Rip Through Michigan, Damage Over 100 Homes

Comstock/Thinkstock(DEXTER, Mich.) — Three reported tornadoes tore through southeastern Michigan on Thursday, destroying 13 homes and leaving 105 others significantly damaged, while downing power lines, sparking fires and flooding streets in Dexter, …

Feds Increase Reward in Michigan Lawyer Car Bomb Case

Feds Increase Reward in Michigan Lawyer Car Bomb Case

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The homemade bomb that blew up a Michigan lawyer’s Volvo and injured the man and his two young sons as they headed to football practice may have contained parts from remote-controlled cars, authorities said Thur…

Missing Michigan Family Safe and Well, Police Say

Missing Michigan Family Safe and Well, Police Say

Thinkstock/Getty Images(PETOSKEY, Mich.) — Worried relatives of the missing Medsker family of Michigan, who disappeared without a trace in February, were contacted by the family and assured that they are safe, police in Petoskey announced Wednesday.Ti…

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