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On Jan. 24, at approximately 5:25 p.m. in the Harper and Whittier area, the 27-year-old male victim sustained a stab wound to the body during an altercation with unknown suspect. After the incident the victim fled the location and was unsure which direction the suspect fled. Victim is listed in temporary serious condition. ...

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Charges dismissed against Jones Day protestors

Judge Kenneth King of 36th District Court in Detroit dismissed all charges “without prejudice,” against Elena Herrada and Bill Wylie-Kellermann, Jan. 27. The two were arrested last April when they deliberately knelt down before Detroit City Council to protest the city contract with the Jones Day law firm. Acting as their own lawyer, Herrada and Wylie-Kellermann appeared in King’s court in their second attem ...

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On Jan. 18 at approximately 9:30 p.m. in the 3100 block of Greyfriars, the 21-year-old male victim (pizza delivery driver) was delivering a pizza to the location when he was approached by two armed suspects who attempted to rob him. The victim tried to knock the weapon out of the suspects’ hand and fled, at which time he heard one shot and discovered that he was wounded. The victim is listed in temporary se ...

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‘DDOT in crisis’

New Detroit Department of Transportation manager Dan Dirks says DDOT is in a state of emergency. “We have a crisis here at DDOT and that is to get the proper number of buses out on the street and for us to meet the schedule we are supposed to,” says the former SMART general manager. “We need to assist our operators and give them everything they need to operate that bus as efficiently as possible.” ...

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Homeless men get keys to first apartment

Six homeless ex-offenders welcomed the new year with their first set of keys to a new apartment thanks to a program through the Detroit Recovery Project. The Tenant Based Recovery Rental Support Housing program, made possible by a $200,000 grant through Wayne County, will target 30 former prisoners living in the county over a two-year period. All have been homeless or diagnosed with substance abuse, mental ...

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