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Briefs 12/6/12

NW Staff December 6, 2012

State News Ilitch Holdings, Inc., owner of the Detroit Red Wings, has announced plans to create a “multi-purpose events center” in downtown Detroit. The development of the new arena depends...

Briefs 11/29/12

NW Staff November 29, 2012

State News The DNR has announced three cougar sightings in the U.P. this week, one of which was found in northern Marquette County and the other two near the Wisconsin border of Menominee County....

Briefs: 11/15/12

NW Staff November 15, 2012

State News A national meningitis outbreak has reached Michigan, leaving at least 129 individuals infected and causing nine deaths throughout the state. According to the Michigan Department of Community...

Briefs 11/8/12

NW Staff November 8, 2012

State News Task force investigators arrested a suspect in the 24 shootings on Interstate-96. According to State Police Lt. Michael Shaw, the 43-year-old suspect was arrested the night of Monday,...

Briefs 11/1/12

NW Staff November 1, 2012

States News Federal and local law enforcement agencies have called the I-96 shootings a “top priority.” Only one motorist has been injured out of 24 incidents since mid-October. The shootings occurred...

Briefs 10/4/12

NW Staff October 4, 2012

State News Mark Williams, known as the “Petoskey Batman,” was arrested Saturday, Sept. 29 for resisting arrest and obstructing police in an investigation. Williams refused to leave the scene of a...

Briefs 9/20/12

NW Staff September 20, 2012

State News New Michigan legislation requires people convicted of three or more serious violent crimes to face a sentence of at least 25 years if they commit one more. The Michigan Senate voted 32 to 6...

Briefs 9/13/12

NW Staff September 13, 2012

State News University of Michigan defensive end Frank Clark plead guilty to taking a laptop from a dorm room and continues to play for the team. Clark plead guilty to a felony, second-degree home invasion...

Briefs: 9/6/12

NW Staff September 6, 2012

Michigan to protect bargaining Michigan voters can decide in November whether to allow a right to collective bargaining in state constitution. According to Reuters, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, the Michigan...

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