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Student at Walled Lake Western says he was kicked out of school after random shooting in Detroit  WXYZ Detroit

WALLED LAKE, Mich. (WXYZ) — A teenage boy is speaking out after he was shot in Detroit back in February and decided not to press charges against the ...

Student banned from suburban school because he was shot in Detroit  Detroit Metro Times

A 17-year-old black student has been banned from the grounds of Walled Lake Western High School because he was shot in Detroit last month. In...

Walled Lake Western student 'uncooperative' in shooting investigation  WXYZ Detroit

Detroit Police tell 7 Action News that the 17-year-old student from Walled Lake Western High School who was shot in Detroit is being "uncooperative" with their ...

Walled Lake school district proposes $316 million bond to fund major building upgrades  The Oakland Press

The Walled Lake Consolidated School District will ask voters to approve a 30-year, $316 million bond to pay for building renovations and the construction of two ...

Voters overwhelmingly approve $316 million Walled Lake schools bond proposal  The Oakland Press

Voters in the Walled Lake Consolidated School District overwhelmingly approved a $316 million bond issue on Tuesday.

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn schools dominate many of the champs lists, as Bridge Magazine recognizes winners at schools from Grand Rapids to Detroit and the Upper ...

Police seek help locating missing Detroit teen  WXYZ Detroit

Police are seeking the public's help in locating a serious missing juvenile.

AP Michigan high school football rankings for Sept. 11  The Oakland Press

School Total Points. 1. Detroit Cass Tech (3) (3-0) 48. 2. Belleville (1) (3-0) 43. 3. Clinton Township Chippewa Valley (3-0) 40. 4. Clarkston (1) (3-0) 32. 5.

Walled Lake Western High School releases statement on 14-year-old boy killed while riding bicycle  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Walled Lake Western High School sent an email to parents regarding the 14-year-old boy who was killed in a hit-and-run crash while riding his bicycle in Wixom.

$2,000 reward offered for information on missing 15-year-old Detroit girl  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Crime Stoppers are offering a reward of up to $,000 for information that leads to finding a missing 15-year-old girl.

Students peacefully protest fellow student, shooting victim  Spinal Column Online

Walled Lake Western High School students made what Wixom Police described as a “peaceful protest” following reports that one of their own is not being ...

Confederate flag standoff parks outside Mich. school  The Detroit News

Auburn, Mich. – Students and others with Confederate flags flying from or painted on their pickup trucks parked for a second day outside of a central Michigan ...

Man sentenced to 5-15 years in prison for deadly hit-and-run of teen bicyclist in Wixom  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

The man who pleaded guilty to killing a 14-year-old boy riding a bicycle in Wixom in June will spend at least five years in prison.

Family still looking for answers 36 years after man slain, dismembered  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest in the slaying of Joe B. Hill.

Detroit Voting Machine Failures Were Widespread on Election Day  TIME

More than 80 voting machines in Detroit, Michigan malfunctioned on election day, resulting in ballot discrepancies in 59% of precincts.

Suspect in hit-and-run that killed teen arrested  WXYZ Detroit

Police have arrested the suspect involved in a deadly hit-and-run that killed a teen on Monday evening. Miguel A. Ibarra Cerda, who was wanted for questioning, ...

Man pleads guilty to deadly hit-and-run of 14-year-old bicyclist in Wixom  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

The man accused of killing a 14-year-old boy riding a bicycle in Wixom in June has pleaded guilty as charged.

10 things to know about Derrick Coleman, the suburban superintendent interviewing to run Detroit's schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

The second of two candidates to interview for schools chief in Detroit offers a stark alternative to the first.

Since Columbine, 5,570 Michigan Students Exposed To Gun Violence  Detroit, MI Patch

5570 Michigan Students Exposed To Gun Violence - Detroit, MI - A database compiled by The Washington Post shows how many students have been affected ...

Two Walled Lake students compete in first season of 'American Ninja Warrior Junior'  The Oakland Press

Two Walled Lake students will appear in the first season of “American Ninja Warrior Junior,” which premieres at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 on the Universal Kids ...

Western student to honor Queen of Soul during Friday's Pink-Out  Spinal Column Online

Walled Lake Western High School and the Western Warriors' football team will host the eighth annual “Warriors for Warriors” cancer fundraising event this Friday ...

High school baseball state rankings send two new teams to the top

Portland St. Patrick's Brandon Scheurer (3) dives back to first base during their MHSAA Division 4 semifinal baseball game against Unionville-Sebewaing at ...

Mother grieves loss of son killed in Wixom hit-and-run as man accused of hitting him learns charges  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

A mother grieved the loss of her teenage son, who was killed while riding a bicycle in Wixom, as the man accused of hitting him learned about his charges ...

Detroit to shut drinking water to all schools after lead found  AOL

Detroit authorities ordered drinking water shut off at all 110 city public schools on Wednesday after elevated levels of lead and copper were found.

Politics site's forecast: Odds on Stevens to win Trott's seat in Congress  The Detroit News

The FiveThirtyEight website predicts that Democrat Haley Stevens has a 2 in 3 chance of defeating Republican Lena Epstein for Rep. Dave Trott's seat.

Meet 30 of the best girls basketball players in the state of Michigan

MLive has put together a list of the state's top girls basketball players as the regular season winds down.

UM free tuition plan could inspire students to do better in school  Detroit Free Press

U-M free tuition plan has a catch - you have to have grades good enough to get into highly competitive school.

Parents spend more on school "Pay to Play" fees  WXYZ

If you are a parent, it is a trend that could cost you money. At more and more schools, if you want to be on a team, you have to pay to play. 7 Action News ...

Jury selection today for trial against illegal immigrant charged with killing Justin Lee of Wixom  The Oakland Press

Jury selection is set to begin this morning in Oakland County Circuit Court for the case against an illegal immigrant charged with the fatal hit and run of a Wixom.

Bridge Magazine's 2017 Academic State Champs  Bridge Michigan

Bridge Magazine is proud to name 54 high schools as 2017 Academic State Champs. The schools listed below are best preparing students for success after ...

Shootings extremely rare but safety is still an issue in Michigan schools -

In the past five years, two people have been killed or injured by a gun inside a Michigan school -- a Bay City teacher injured when police officer accidentally fired ...

NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior Junior' will feature Metro Detroit students  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Two Walled Lake students will appear on the inaugural season of the youth version of NBC's Emmy-nominated competition series American Ninja Warrior.

Jack White puts $s behind his Detroit love  The Detroit News

From a state-of-the-art record pressing plant to helping restore Clark Park, Jack White has invested big in Detroit.

OPINION: New DPS Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti Deserves Broad-Based Support  Daily Detroit

As a former Western High School teacher I've watched the selection process of the new superintendent from afar and, at times, chuckled to myself. I've read the ...

14-year-old killed in hit-and-run in Wixom  WXYZ Detroit

Wixom police are investigating a hit-and-run that killed a 14-year-old boy.

Community holds vigil for Walled Lake student killed while riding bicycle in Wixom  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

A community gathered Wednesday to remember a Walled Lake student who was killed in a hit-and-run crash while riding his bicycle in Wixom.

Ndamukong Suh returns to Detroit. He never should have left the Lions  Detroit Free Press

The most interesting phone call I've gotten in my career came on a winter's evening in 2013. I was in my car, driving up a hill in the early darkness when a call ...

Ndamukong Suh: From Detroit Lions to Super Bowl LIII with Rams  Detroit Free Press

Former Detroit Lions star Ndamukong Suh can change how he'll be remembered with Rams win against Patriots in Super Bowl LIII.

Expulsions for student sex assaults rare, assaults underreported | News  The Oakland Press

In April 2012, a 15-year-old male student was accused of approaching a 17-year-old female in a computer lab at Walled Lake Western High School and ...

Parma Western's Luke Raczkowski has late mother to thank for so much  Detroit Free Press

PARMA Luke Raczkowski doesn't recall the last time he sat in the room when his father spoke to a reporter. “I don't remember anything,” the 17-year-old senior ...

Michigan in desperate need of high school officials and referees

The Michigan High School Athletic Association is struggling to retain young officials.

Police arrest 21-year-old man wanted in connection with deadly hit-and-run accident  The Oakland Press

Wixom police have located 21-year-old Miguel Ibarra-Cerda, who was wanted in connection with a deadly hit-and-run accident that killed 14-year-old Justin Lee, ...

Down at The Corner, new ballpark to open  Crain's Detroit Business

Detroit PAL's new home, the Corner Ballpark presented by Adient, opens this week on the old Tiger Stadium site. It will be home to youth sports, concerts and ...

Downriver pair accused of embezzling from Detroit non-profit for at-risk kids  Southgate News Herald

Two Downriver residents have been charged in connection with a school embezzlement scheme in Detroit, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office announced ...

Doug Hamel, the 'working person's attorney,' died at 69  Detroit Free Press

Doug Hamel, an old-school attorney and fixture at Detroit area courthouses whose crusty style encased a warm heart, died on Tuesday after a two-year battle ...

Student leaders selected for JCamp 2018  GlobeNewswire

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected talented high school students from ...

Update: Walled Lake Western High Deeply Saddened Over Death of Student, 17

West Bloomfield, MI - Johnathan Rickman, a 17-year-old junior West Bloomfield resident, played on the basketball team his freshman year and worked to ...

Michigan Tech signs 20 to 2018 football class | News, Sports, Jobs  Daily Mining Gazette

HOUGHTON — Head coach Steve Olson and the Michigan Tech football program announced that 20 student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent and ...

Time doesn't diminish memory, pain of daughter's death for Lincoln Park family  Southgate News Herald

Aleisha Belcher was just 15 years old when she was gunned down 20 years ago by a friend's boyfriend.

Senior prank season in full swing at Michigan high schools  Michigan Radio

The end of the school year is upon us. It puts high school administrators on high alert. Sometimes they don't have to worry about much. Even though their.

Michigan's 2016 National Merit semifinalists: Which high schools have the most?

A total of 578 students from 233 high schools and 33 counties have been named in the 2016-17 National Merit Scholarship Program.

25 years ago, Malice Green became the face of police brutality in Detroit  Detroit Free Press

A pair of plainclothes Detroit police officers approached Malice Green in front of a known drug house on the city's west side. When Green reportedly refused to ...

Felony court proceeding relocated to unlikely venue, a high school theater

The theater lights lit the dusty black stage at Western High School in Parma and the defendant, looking annoyed at times, fidgeted in her chair.

Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...

Record-setting turnout highlights Art, Beer and Wine Festival

People came out in record numbers to the 14th annual Art Beer and Wine Festival, Presented by County National Bank.

Twenty incoming students win $60,000 Medallion Scholarships | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Twenty freshmen have won coveted Medallion Scholarships to begin their studies at Western Michigan University this fall. Medallion ...

High school students win small scholarships for advocating against distracted driving  Michigan Radio

Four high school students were recently awarded between $500 and $2000 in scholarships. The reason? Advocating against "distracted driving." Distracted.

Family Pleads For Tips In Oakland County Cold Case Double Killing  CBS Detroit

WATERFORD TWP. (WWJ) – A dozen years later, the family of a murdered Waterford Township couple is still seeking answers in the case. (Photos: Kenneth ...

20 of Bay County's must-see high school football players

Here's a look at some of the most exciting players heading into the 2017 prep football season in Bay County.

North Peak, Jolly Pumpkin CEO confirms downtown Bay City location

tonygrantjpg-d5303c1e599096a6.jpg. Tony Grant, CEO of Northern United Brewing Co., the company behind the North Peak, Jolly Pumpkin and Grizzly Peak ...

WMU students to compete in cross-country solar car race | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO--Twelve Western Michigan University students will compete in a cross-country solar competition that will track a course through the heart of ...

Ballet, contortionists, artwork headline inaugural 'Holiday Extravaganza'

From 3-year-old Candy Cane dancers, tap dancing reindeer, artwork and theatrical performances, Jackson School of the Arts students are showing off their ...

North Peak brewery closes on real estate for Bay City location

Brewery to open next year in former Stein Haus location.

Bay County boys basketball scoring leaders from past 20 years

Take a historical look back at 20 years' worth of Bay County scoring leaders.

Michigan coalition opposes Race to Top finalist in letter to Obama, Duncan  Washington Post

The U.S. Education Department this week announced 61 finalists in the latest Race to the Top edition, this one designed to award a total of nearly $400 million in ...

Korbin Thomas admitted involvement in shooting death at Copper Beech during phone call from jail, detective testifies

After his arrest, Thomas called his father from jail and "admitted that he was present during Jazmyn's death and did have some matter involved in it," according to ...

Korbin Thomas to stand trial on murder, weapons charges in Copper Beech shooting near Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo County District Judge Tiffany Ankley ordered Korbin Thomas, 21, to stand trial on charges of murder and felony firearm in the Jan. 11 shooting of his ...

'She will be with me the rest of my life,' man sentenced for killing bicyclist says

Circuit Judge Susan Jordan sentenced Tanner Williams, March 28, to 36 months of probation after he pleaded no contest to one count of reckless driving ...

Flint, Michigan, pipe-replacement cost nearly doubles: newspaper  Reuters

(Reuters) - The cost of replacing water lines in Flint, Michigan, has nearly doubled amid a health crisis from high lead levels in drinking water, the Detroit Free ...

Why Congress still isn't helping Flint  CBS News

Nearly 100,000 people in Flint, Michigan have not had access to clean water from their faucets for two years, and it's been more than six months since a public ...

Parma Western announces hiring of Dave Mifsud, longtime coach at Dearborn, as head football coach

PARMA, MI — Dave Mifsud may be a football coach, but he can also paint quite a picture. Introducing himself to his new players, their parents and community ...

Former MSU football player is in the Michigan craft beer game — and winning  Lansing State Journal

Former MSU football player Tony Grant has turned his focus from the corporate world to a life of brewing Michigan craft beers.

Daughters of the American Revolution 2016 Good Citizens announced

DAR Somya Bhagwagar .JPG. Somya Bhagwagar. (Courtesy). SAGINAW, MI -- Somya Bhagwagar is the 2016 winner of the Daughters of the American ...

Federal state of emergency ends in Flint as researchers say water crisis in recovery  PBS NewsHour

A federal state of emergency issued this year after residents of Flint, Michigan, were exposed to lead contamination in their water supply ended on Sunday.

Heroin, horse tranquilizers and heartbreak: How addiction killed 51 in Jackson County last year

Of the 51 deaths in Jackson County in 2016, all but five were opioid-related. Their stories are tragic, and often heartbreaking. Love, recovery and religion could ...

Bay County Sports Hall of Fame 2002: Matt Mieske earned ultimate respect with his Major League mindset  The Bay City Times -

From his formative years on the youth fields of Auburn, to his record-setting days at Bay City Western and Western Michigan University, to his eight-year career in ...

Proud dad Gov. Rick Snyder congratulates daughter and other contestants in Michigan Science and Engineering Fair at Kettering in Flint  Mlive- flint

Gov. Rick Snyder visited Kettering University in Flint Saturday, April 13, in honor of the 19th Michigan Science and Engineering Fair, in which his daughter was a ...

Wixom mother and son killed in St. Clair County tanker crash  The Oakland Press

Friends and family are mourning a Wixom mother and son killed in a car accident Thursday afternoon. Authorities said 15-year-old Jerrod Smith, a Walled Lake ...

'I know where they are now': Wixom father who lost wife, son in crash leaning on faith  The Oakland Press

Jeff Smith of Wixom was walking across a parking lot at his job July 17 when his 21-year-old daughter Kaitlyn Smith phoned him, crying hysterically.

Despite last-ditch effort, Suh leaving Lions for Miami  Detroit Free Press

Source: Lions offered $17 million per year with $58 million guaranteed, but Dolphins topped it.

Audit of Everytown’s Claimed 200+ School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  Bearing Arms

Yesterday, Hayley Miller, a reporter for the Huffington Post, uncritically regurgitated an Everytown claim that there have been 200 school shootings since the ...

Tips still sought in Waterford double homicide, 11 years later  The Oakland Press

Eleven years after a Waterford man and his girlfriend were found shot to death in bed at their home, no suspects have been brought to justice.

Pontiac native earns coveted title of Navy Chief Petty Officer  The Oakland Press

Navy Chief Master-at-Arms Jason Walters of Pontiac was recently promoted to chief petty officer, an accomplishment that only one in five eligible sailors achieve ...

Updates on the I-96 shooter  Michigan Radio

Update Thursday, November 1, 2:00 p.m. A series of shootings on or near I-96 has Michigan motorists thinking twice about driving the interstate. A police.

Project Blue Light honors retired Bay City police officers who died this year

A Bay City church filled with attendees in a somber *service* to honor fallen police officers.

'This was the experience of a lifetime,' Jackson woman gets shot at victory on 'Jeopardy!'

Jen Fiero, a Western graduate and Jackson College library associate, will try to make it two in a row on the TV game show on Friday, July 11.

There she is, Miss America!  Tri City Times

I'm not sure why this popped into my head, but back in the day (makes me sound old!) I remember sitting in front of the old black and white TV with my family.

Jackson Lumen Christi in recruiting trouble with MHSAA after parent sends letter to Jackson athlete

Jackson Lumen Christi players hold their helmets in the air as they celebrate a Division 5 state championship at the Pontiac Silverdome. (J. Scott Park ...

Ndamukong Suh is selling his Birmingham estate  Detroit Free Press

Suh, an All-Pro defensive tackle, left the Detroit Lions to sign with the Miami Dolphins in March.

Bay City's Brandt sinking her teeth into the role of Marie on AMC's 'Breaking Bad'  The Ann Arbor News -

Things have been breaking good for Bay City native Betsy Brandt. Since debuting in 2008 as Marie on the AMC series “Breaking Bad,” Brandt has also ...

Pike Dentistry opens doors in Auburn  Midmichigan

Auburn is now home to a new dental practice, Pike Dentistry. Pike Dentistry is celebrating by holding a ribbon cutting ceremony June 12 at 3 p.m. in its new ...

'My goal was always to come back'  Detroit Free Press

Defensive tackle gives an exit interview of sorts in a Free Press exclusive, vows to stay close with city and Lions.

Peek Through Time: Mounds of cold shrimp, satisfying steak dinners made Gilbert's Steak House a much-loved Jackson eatery  The Jackson Citizen Patriot

With its Tiffany-style lamps, unique artwork, hot-fudge sundaes and a Sunday buffet with mounds of cold shrimp, Jackson's Gilbert's Steak House stood out to ...

Entries to this year's Scarecrow Row could include just about anything  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Last year's Scarecrow Row had a dogs and cats theme. This year, it's going to be a free-for-all.

Bay City's legendary 'Tan Man' packing up Speedo for beaches of Hawaii  Bay City Times

This summer is Tan Man's last in Bay City. The local personality with a demanding day job is retiring from Pontiac School District. He'll soak up the Michigan sun ...


By Diane Bukowski. October 30, 2012. DETROIT – Families from Detroit's southwest side are rallying to stop rampant raids by the U.S. Immigration and Customs ...

Jackson bowling column: 12-year-old boy and state champion girl win Youth Masters titles; Jackson native wins Detroit Queens  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Korey Reichard beats defending champion Corey Daniels, and Malloree Ambs defeats Kaitlyn Deforest in championship.

Profane Reality, Sacred Memory: Reflecting on Bobby Kennedy, 50 years after his assassination  City Journal

Bobby Kennedy and the other men wore button-down shirts with frayed collars, crew-neck sweaters gone at the elbows, and khaki pants and dirty white ...

Bay County man opens funeral home, hopes to help victims of Kaznowski prepaid funeral fraud  Bay City Times

After years away, a Bay County man has returned home to become the youngest funeral director in the area, with hopes of providing the bereaved with ...

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