Detroit

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Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk is part of an effort to bring a skate park to downtown Detroit.

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Dallas has hired its first female police chief to lead a department that last summer saw several officers killed when a gunman opened fire during a protest. 

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A 60-year-old recreation center in southwest Detroit will be renovated and expanded.

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says roughly 10,000 patents have been granted in Detroit, home to the first regional office in the system’s 227-year history.

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The parole board is deciding whether to release a Detroit-area man who’s been in prison for 29 years for drug crimes committed when he was a teenager.

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The Democratic Party and activists opposing President Donald Trump are teaming up to host a dozen town halls as congressional Republicans try to replace the federal health care law.

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A funeral home has been shut down after inspections found maggots on the floor of a garage where unrefrigerated bodies were being stored, according to the state.

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AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 13 cents per gallon in the past week.

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Thunderstorms packing winds exceeding 60 mph caused damage across Michigan, knocking out power to tens of thousands of customers.


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Union officials say ballistic vests purchased for Detroit firefighters and emergency technicians aren’t right for the job because they don’t protect against stabbings.

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Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is continuing efforts to get his public corruption sentence tossed aside.

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Construction of a new Consumers Energy wind turbine project is taking place.

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Matthew Daniels and Meghana Shrivastava are monsoon birds who call Detroit their summer home.

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Summer jobs are being provided for 8,127 teens and young adults this year through the Grow Detroit's Young Talent Program.

Police in northern Ohio say a body that washed up on the Lake Erie shoreline in 1989 has been identified decades later as a man from suburban Detroit, and they’re trying to locate his relatives.

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