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Businessman who sold diseased human body parts gets nine years in prison

May 22 2018

DETROIT A Detroit businessman who sold and leased human body parts was sentenced to nine years in prison Tuesday for selling diseased remains to medical educators.

Immigrants across the U.S. skip work, school in anti-Trump protest

Feb 17 2017

DETROIT/SAN DIEGO Businesses shut their doors, students skipped class and thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the United States on Thursday to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. | Video

Flint residents seek bottled water delivery as lead exposure persists

Sep 14 2016

DETROIT Residents of Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday asked a federal judge to order bottled water or filters be provided to them to prevent further lead exposure, 2-1/2 years after the city's water supply was found to be contaminated.

Flint residents seek bottled water delivery as lead exposure persists

Sep 14 2016

DETROIT Residents of Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday asked a federal judge to order bottled water or filters be provided to them to prevent further lead exposure, 2-1/2 years after the city's water supply was found to be contaminated.

U.S. attorney general launches police-community forums in Detroit

Aug 03 2016

DETROIT U.S. Attorney General Lorretta Lynch was in Detroit on Wednesday to spur dialogue aimed at mending the "frayed trust" between police and minority communities across the country.

Michigan congressman wants unemployment fraud claims reexamined

May 06 2016

DETROIT Michigan Congressman Sander Levin on Friday called upon Republican Governor Rick Snyder to review thousands of instances of alleged unemployment insurance fraud that had been identified through what he says is a faulty automated computer system.

Flint official cuts deal in water crisis, agrees to aid prosecutors

May 04 2016

FLINT, Mich. An official in Flint, Michigan, agreed to cooperate in probes of dangerous levels of lead in the city's drinking water as part of a deal reached on Wednesday in which he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge and won the dismissal of a more serious felony charge.

Flint official cuts deal in water crisis, agrees to aid prosecutors

May 04 2016

FLINT, Mich. An official in Flint, Michigan, agreed to cooperate in probes of dangerous levels of lead in the city's drinking water as part of a deal reached on Wednesday in which he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge and won the dismissal of a more serious felony charge.

Three Michigan officials charged in Flint toxic water crisis

Apr 20 2016

FLINT, Mich. Three Michigan state and local officials were criminally charged on Wednesday in an investigation into dangerous lead levels in the city of Flint's drinking water, and the state attorney general said there would be more charges to come.

Thirteen Detroit school principals charged in kickback scheme

Mar 29 2016

DETROIT Federal officials on Tuesday charged 13 current and former Detroit Public School (DPS) principals with engaging in a long-running kickback scheme in which prosecutors said they submitted fraudulent invoices to a vendor in exchange for prepaid gift cards, cash and checks that totaled more than $900,000.

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