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Baby dies after funeral for mom, who refused chemo to save her

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Baby dies after funeral for mom, who refused chemo to save her


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Davontae Sanford, imprisoned as teen for 4 slayings, sues Detroit

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Davontae Sanford, imprisoned as teen for 4 slayings, sues Detroit


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3 arrested after protest for slain Georgia Tech student

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ESPN's Jemele Hill addresses her Donald Trump comments: I 'expressed my personal beliefs'

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Teen fatally struck ‘had way of touching people’

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Michigan man dies after being pinned by SUV he was repairing

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  • Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies
    Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

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    Los Angeles — Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” has died. He was 78. Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness, his talent agent Erin Connor said. Born in West Virginia in 1939 and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Casey excelled in track and field and football and attended Bowling Green State University on an athletic scholarship
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Death

  • Man killed in Calhoun Co. officer-involved shooting identified
    Man killed in Calhoun Co. officer-involved shooting identified

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    One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting, Calhoun County authorities confirm. Authorities have identified the victim as 31-year-old Jesse VanSipe from Michigan. The shooting happened near Piedmont and involved a Calhoun County deputy and VanSipe, who may have been mentally ill.Sheriff Matthew Wade says a deputy answered a call on Helen Drive in a remote section of Piedmont of a suspicious person outside a residence
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Obituary

  • Man killed in Calhoun Co. officer-involved shooting identified
    Man killed in Calhoun Co. officer-involved shooting identified

    , wbrc.com

    One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting, Calhoun County authorities confirm. Authorities have identified the victim as 31-year-old Jesse VanSipe from Michigan. The shooting happened near Piedmont and involved a Calhoun County deputy and VanSipe, who may have been mentally ill.Sheriff Matthew Wade says a deputy answered a call on Helen Drive in a remote section of Piedmont of a suspicious person outside a residence
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Issues

  • Michigan State: White supremacist group denial was over safety, not squelching free speech
    Michigan State: White supremacist group denial was over safety, not squelching free speech

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    The National Policy Institute, led by white supremacist Richard Spencer, has asked for space in September on Michigan State University's campus David Jesse, Detroit Free Press. For about a month, Michigan State University engaged in conversations with a white supremacist group about renting space on campus to the group for a speech. Then came Charlottesville, and MSU was done talking
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Disasters & Accidents

  • 494,000 Ram trucks recalled for fire hazard
    494,000 Ram trucks recalled for fire hazard

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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling almost half a million medium- and heavy-duty Ram trucks over a water pump issue that could potentially cause a fire. The company said it is not aware of any injuries or accidents related to the issue, which affects 2013-17 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs. The recall is limited to trucks with 6
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Accidents

  • 494,000 Ram trucks recalled for fire hazard
    494,000 Ram trucks recalled for fire hazard

    , freep.com

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling almost half a million medium- and heavy-duty Ram trucks over a water pump issue that could potentially cause a fire. The company said it is not aware of any injuries or accidents related to the issue, which affects 2013-17 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs. The recall is limited to trucks with 6
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Violence

Murders

  • Davontae Sanford, imprisoned as teen for 4 slayings, sues Detroit
    Davontae Sanford, imprisoned as teen for 4 slayings, sues Detroit

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    Davontae Sanford, the 23-year-old Detroit man who has served close to nine years in prison for a quadruple homicide officials now believe he did not commit, embraces his family after release from prison today. Kimberly P. Mitchell, DFP. Davontae Sanford, a Detroit man who went to prison as a teen for four slayings that were eventually linked to a professional hit man, is suing the city and two officers involved in his case
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