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  A reporter for a Detroit-area news station has resigned after she was accused by a local political consultant of tossing out a racial slur while speaking to a colleague of hers. 31-year-old Lauren Podell offered her resignation to WDIV on Wednesday following the posting of her supposed comments to Facebook a few days earlier. …

EMT in Detroit got a call about a baby that had stopped breathing and they dispatched Ann Marie Thomas. This turned out to be a mistake because Thomas arrived at the scene but parked around the corner. She then contacted dispatch, saying she was not going to go on the call. EMT had to dispatch …

As we reported earlier this year, Chicago School District bonds have slipped to an all time low credit rating, and the City itself has seen their municipal bonds completely go in the tank. Well now word is out that the state of Illinois is feeling a major financial crisis thanks to years of Liberal non-leadership …

Female Muslim students at Hamtramck High School, a public high school six miles north of Detroit, held their annual girls-only prom last weekend. The yearly gala for Muslim girls — a tradition since 2012 — is called “Princess Prom,” according to MLive. It’s intended to be a safe space for Muslim girls who must adhere to strict …

More than 20 immigrant workers in Michigan were stunned to find themselves out of a job after they skipped work to attend a “Day Without Immigrants” rally in February. The former employees of Detroit-area auto parts maker EZ Industrial Solutions LLC say they were wrongfully fired, despite warnings from company management that there would be …

A Detroit-area physician and his wife have been arrested and charged with conspiring to perform female genital mutilation procedures on girls as young as six, the Justice Department announced on Friday. Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and his wife, Farida Attar, conspired with another doctor, Jumana Nagarwala, to perform the illegal procedures at Attar’s clinic in Livonia, the …

  Detroit residents beat each other senseless in the streets over the Easter weekend and some of the cold-blooded brawl was live streamed on Facebook. “This is totally an unacceptable situation,” Detroit Police Chief James Craig said, according to The Detroit News. “We know who you are, so turn yourselves in and we’ll work with you.” …

  Michigan emergency room physician Jumana Nagarwala is charged with allegedly performing female genital mutilation on young girls, the justice department announced Thursday. Nagarwala allegedly used a medical office in the outskirts of Detroit to perform the genital mutilation on  girls approximately 6 to 8 years old, according to the FBI criminal complaint. One particular family’s story is detailed …

A Michigan man took to Facebook and proceeded to insult a Roseville police officer after he received a ticket for warming up his car in his own driveway. “Every person warms up their car,” Nick Taylor said. “We live in Michigan!” People in the community are furious about the citizen receiving a citation and the phones …

  A reporter for a Detroit-area news station has resigned after she was accused by a local political consultant of tossing out a racial slur while speaking to a colleague of hers. 31-year-old Lauren Podell offered her resignation to WDIV on Wednesday following the posting of her supposed comments to Facebook a few days earlier. …