Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:
1. Video shows man attack Muslim woman in Dearborn
Video footage has surfaced showing a 19-year-old woman wearing a traditional Muslim head covering getting attacked by a man in a Dearborn emergency room. Now, the victim is suing Beaumont Dearborn, charging that the hospital did not do enough to monitor the man.
2. Construction Ahead: Ford Road To Be Resurfaced In Dearborn
Ford Road is getting a makeover. The Michigan Department of Transportation is making a multi-million dollar investment along roadway in Dearborn and Dearborn Heights starting in April. The $2.7 million project will mill and resurface almost two miles of Ford Road between Telegraph and Inkster roads.
3. Dearborn Police Investigate Case Of Stolen ‘ 19 Corvettes
Two Corvettes were wheeled away in an overnight heist from a Dearborn lots, reported police. One the ‘Vettes has been recovered, police. The Corvettes are black, 2019 Corvettes, according Dearborn Police Lt. Gary Mann. The cars were owned by a nearby dealership.
4. Missing Woman: Police Ask Public For Help Finding Her
A 21-year-old woman, whose family says she was last before she went to volunteer at a shelter in Detroit, has gone missing, police said. Police are asking the public to help her. The woman, Rebecca Ann Thornhill, 21, is 4-feet, 11-inches tall and weighs 115 pounds.
5. Bryant Middle School Locked Down After Call About Gun Nearby
Bryant Middle School in Dearborn was on lockdown Wednesday after police received a call that someone in the area had a gun. A spokesperson from the Dearborn Police Department told Patch they believe the call was a hoax, but investigated the matter.
6. Debate Generates Over Ford’s New Gas-Fired Facility
The DTE proposal includes the installation and operation of two new natural gas-fired combined cycle combustion turbine generators with heat recovery steam generators, duct burners and an emergency engine. The new facility will be located at 1641 Caroll Shelby Way East.
7. Dearborn Heights police search for Dollar Store armed robbers
A pair of armed robbers who held up the Family Dollar store in the city are wanted by Dearborn Heights police. Dearborn Heights police are looking for two men who robbed a Dollar Store in the city on March 12. Both suspects are described as black males in their 20s — one about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a medium build wearing a white sweatshirt and the other about 6 feet tall with a thin build wearing a black hooded jacket.
8. Dearborn Man Accused Of Inappropriately Touching 2 Men
A 57-year-old Dearborn man is accused of inappropriately touching two other adult men and is expected to be arraigned Wednesday on two counts of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct.
9. Dearborn Selling Trees For Spring Planting
Residents wanting to have trees planted in front of their houses can now order affordable trees through the city of Dearborn. There are more than a dozen trees to choose from for the 2018 year to be planted on the easement between houses and the street.
10. Dearborn Hosts Community Big Read Events Exploring Immigration
Dearborn is celebrating The Big Read, a community-wide initiative based on the novel The Namesake, with a slew of family-friendly events now through the end of next month. Special activities planned include a cooking demonstration, quilting project and food tasting. The event kicked off this month and wraps up April 28.