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Bomb threat at Michigan State University

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - Michigan State officials tell 7 Action News there has been a bomb threat on campus. The school's website says the MSU police were told a device was placed somewhere on campus. Students have been asked to remain in place. No word yet on where that device may be located.
Nov 25, 2014

Bomb threat on Michigan State University campus. Students asked to remain in place: bit.ly/1trUSjx

Hold on to your butts: Jurassic World trailer released

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - Hold on to your butts. The official trailer for Universal Picture's Jurassic World has been released. The long-awaited next installment in Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park series will hit theaters on June 12. Watch the full trailer below:

Ferguson grand jury reaches decision in Michael Brown shooting case

wxyz.com — Grand jury finds that officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Nov 25, 2014

PHOTOS: Ferguson erupts w/ violent protests after grand jury doesn't indict cop in Brown death bit.ly/1y8LEOg pic.twitter.com/v9gmY4POVP

Ferguson, Mo. grand jury reaches decision

wxyz.com — A federal grand jury has made a decision as to whether to pursue criminal charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in August. Media outlets are reporting the decision will be announced in the early evening.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: #BREAKING: Grand jury decides not to indict Ferguson officer in shooting death of Michael Brown. bit.ly/1AKk915

Nov 24, 2014

#BREAKING: Grand jury decides not to indict Ferguson officer in shooting death of Michael Brown. bit.ly/1AKk915

A failed system enables convicted military sex offenders to evade detection and prey on civilians

wxyz.com — The military relies on convicted sex offenders to self-register after discharge. But sex offender registry coordination and communication can break down even when a state receives notification from the military that a sex offender is released in its community. In some cases, states failed to register convicted sex offenders because they didn't understand the military jargon or the...
Nov 25, 2014

A failed system enables convicted military sex offenders to evade detection and prey on civilians shar.es/1XwIvE via @wxyzdetroit

Nov 25, 2014

RT @greenblattmark: .@repspeier just called out the @DeptofDefense over the 100s of unregistered military sex offenders we found wxyz.com/news/national/…

Caldwell's Corner: Patriots 34, Lions 9

wxyz.com — Tom Leyden talked with the Jim Caldwell about what has to change after the Lions 34-9 loss to New England.
Nov 25, 2014

My conversation with Jim Caldwell after #Lions loss to #Patriots. What's next? Moving on quickly. wxyz.com/sports/footbal… #earlyrisers

Nov 24, 2014

Caldwell's Corner: My conversation with Jim Caldwell about yesterday's loss to New England -> wxyz.com/sports/footbal…

LIVE MAP: DTE Energy reports power out for 60,000 due to windy weather

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - DTE Energy says 60,000 customers are currently without power. Very high winds are knocking down lines throughout the region. The power company's online outage map showers scattered areas without power in all parts of metro Detroit. Around 2 p.m. small areas south of Ann Arbor and near Ypsilanti seemed especially hard hit based on the map.

Historic art inspires #museumofselfies

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - It's the time of the selfie. The type of picture so popular, the term was added to the dictionary--and now, someone, or should we say, something else is getting in on the trend. Who says millennials have to have all of the fun when it comes to selfies?

Black Friday ads and shopping deals in metro Detroit

wxyz.com — Black Friday deals and steals around metro Detroit. Check here for ads, coupons and circulars as well as everything you need to plan your Black Friday shopping experience.

Attorney: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision

wxyz.com — FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a lawyer for Brown's family said Monday. The panel has been considering charges against Darren Wilson, the white suburban St.

Double fatal shooting at Downriver Gymnastics in Southgate

wxyz.com — SOUTHGATE, Mich. (WXYZ) - Two adults were found dead inside the Downriver Gymnastics facility located at Trenton and Eureka in Southgate. A worker tells Action News a 911 call may have been placed from the building last night. The facility is closed while detectives investigate. Stay with WXYZ.com for updates.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: Two people found shot to death inside a gymnastics center in Southgate. bit.ly/1xUFx2h

Convicted military sex offenders slide under the public radar and claim more victims

wxyz.com — Hundreds of convicted military sex offenders return to civilian life but do not appear on any public registry. Their crimes include rape, sexual assault with a weapon and child molestation. Federal law requires civilian sex offenders to place their names and details of their crimes on a registry before they leave prison.
Nov 24, 2014

Convicted military sex offenders slide under the public radar and claim more victims shar.es/1XJxO8

Nov 24, 2014

RT @greenblattmark: Part One video: Convicted military rapists and child molesters flying #UnderTheRadar, threatening others shar.es/1XdhrZ @wxyzdetroit

Nov 24, 2014

RT @greenblattmark: Part One video: Convicted military rapists and child molesters flying #UnderTheRadar, threatening others shar.es/1XdhrZ @wxyzdetroit

Nov 23, 2014

Convicted military sex offenders slide under the public radar and claim more victims shar.es/1Xe2ci via @wxyzdetroit

Father, infant found dead at home in Oxford

wxyz.com — OXFORD, Mich. (WXYZ) - Oakland County Sheriff's are on scene investigating two deaths at a home in Oxford. Undersheriff Mike McCabe tells 7 Action News a father and an infant were found dead a home. It's happening on Kintyre Street, which is just off of Lapeer Road, south of downtown Oxford.

Housekeeper given house she was sent to clean

wxyz.com — CLEVELAND - A hardworking housekeeper from Cleveland got the surprise of her life last week when she was given the house she was supposed to clean. Cara Simmons is a single mother of three who has devoted all of her time to her job and family.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @TheNowDetroit: FEEL GOOD STORY OF THE DAY!: Cleveland woman hired to clean home, shows up and get biggest surprise of her life: bit.ly/11OMV1X

Western Michigan tops Central Michigan to stay alive in MAC West race

wxyz.com — MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - Zach Terrell threw for 222 yards and three touchdowns, two to Corey Davis, as Western Michigan won its sixth-straight game on Saturday 32-20 over Central Michigan. Terrell, who completed 15 of 20 passes, connected with Davis for a 33-yard score to give the Broncos (8-3-, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) a 22-17 lead in the last minute of the first half.