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Jail cell porn business and questionable Wayne Co. jail hire to be focus of whistleblower trial

wxyz.com — She says she was fired from the Wayne County Jail because she blew the whistle on one of Sheriff Benny Napoleon's top guys. The county says they let Renee Newell go because she broke the rules, and blamed her for letting an inmate run his multi-million dollar internet porn business out of his jail cell.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @RossJones7: A questionable raid by Sheriff Benny Napolein's dept. now appears even stranger. @heathercatallo with the details. wxyz.com/news/local-new…

Aug 01, 2014

A questionable raid by Sheriff Benny Napolein's dept. now appears even stranger. @heathercatallo with the details. wxyz.com/news/local-new…

Kicking competition heating up at Lions training camp

wxyz.com — ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Lions started training camp without an experienced kicker for the first time in more than 20 years. The competition for the spot could be one of the best in camp.
Aug 01, 2014

Kicking competition heating up at #Lions camp. Perfect day for the kickers today -> wxyz.com/sports/footbal…

Glover Quin adjusting to new defense, new partner at safety

wxyz.com — ALLEN PARK (WXYZ) - Glover Quin is entering his second year with the Lions and is learning the basics of a new defensive scheme under coordinator Teryl Austin. Tom Leyden spoke with the Lions safety about his new coach, new partner at safety and what he likes about living in Detroit.

Lame-duck senator pushing for new offices that plenty of lawmakers don't want

wxyz.com — LANSING (WXYZ) - Since the 1970s, the Billie S. Farnum Building has been the home to Michigan's state senators. After more than three decades of use, it's showing signs of wear and tear. But to many lawmakers, it more than does the job. "It's a good solid building.
Aug 01, 2014

ICYMI: Plush new offices for senators. Is it a deal for taxpayers, or just a lucky developer? #backchannel bit.ly/1nXDUMO

Aug 01, 2014

RT @RossJones7: Lame-duck lawmaker makes push for swanky new offices that plenty of his colleagues don't want bit.ly/1nXDUMO #backchannel

Aug 01, 2014

Lame-duck lawmaker makes push for swanky new offices that plenty of his colleagues don't want bit.ly/1nXDUMO #backchannel

Jul 31, 2014

Lame-duck lawmaker makes push for swanky new offices that plenty of his colleagues don't want bit.ly/1nXDUMO #backchannel

E.W. Scripps Co. (SSP) shedding newspaper assets to become nation's 5th largest broadcasting group

wxyz.com — CINCINNATI - The E.W. Scripps Co. will say goodbye to newspapers and hello to radio in a merger and spinoff transaction that will make the Cincinnati-based media company the fifth largest independent television group in the nation.
Jul 31, 2014

E.W. Scripps $SSP shedding newspaper assets to become nation's 5th largest broadcasting group shar.es/LhE5G via @wxyzdetroit

Jul 31, 2014

WXYZ's parent company @EWScrippsCo shedding newspaper assets to become US's 5th largest broadcast group. bit.ly/1s6laej #earlyrisers

Jul 30, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: WXYZ parent company E.W. Scripps to become nation's 5th largest broadcasting company: bit.ly/1zxqJF0

Firefighters find body in trunk of car in Detroit

wxyz.com — Detroit (WXYZ) - A fire call turned into a homicide investigation on Detroit's Eastside. Firefighters found a body in the trunk of a car that had been set on fire. It happened early Thursday morning at Charlevoix and Coplin. It is a neighborhood that used to be vibrant, filled with homes and a school.
Jul 31, 2014

Someone took advantage of a ghost-town-like block to dump a car carrying a body in the trunk on Detroit's Eastside. wxyz.com/news/region/de…