Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:
1. Teen Dies In Dearborn Heights Shooting; Second Teen Hospitalized
Two teens were shot in Dearborn Heights, according to reports, and one of the teens has died. WDIV reported that a17-year-old was pronounced dead at a nearby hospitaland a 16-year-old was found shot inside a home in the area of Lehigh Avenue and Beech Daly.
2. Dearborn Police Seek Suspects In Road Rage Assault
Dearborn police are seeking the public’s health in investigating the assault of a young woman in the city. Around 10 p.m. Feb. 9 police reportedly found a woman unconscious in the parking lot of Taco Bell on Warren Avenue and determined that a traffic dispute led to an unknown man and woman attacking the woman. She was reportedly body-slammed onto the pavement by the man, which left her unresponsive, police said.
3. This Michigan City Named A Food Destination
Detroiters know Dearborn is a haven for eateries, ethnic foods and top-rated restaurants. Now, it’s getting national attention as Thrillist has named it one of the top food destinations in the entire country.
4. John Dingell’s Funeral Held Tuesday In Dearborn
The funeral service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12 for former Rep. John Dingell, who died last week at the age of 92. His funeral service in Dearborn will include former Vice President Joe Biden, Rep. John Lewis and Rep. Fred Upton as speakers. The pallbearers will include Dingell’s former staff.
5. Ford Recalls More Than 1.4 Million Vehicles
Ford has issued three recalls covering more than 1.4 million vehicles in North America. Affected 2011-13 F-150 vehicles were built at Dearborn Assembly Plant, April 28, 2010 to Oct. 28, 2013, and Kansas City Assembly Plant, May 18, 2010 to Nov. 18, 2013.
6. Man Wanted For Using Counterfeit Cash: Dearborn Police
Dearborn police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection to counterfeit cash. The man reportedly passed a fake $100 bill at a local 7-11 and now police are hoping the public can help identify him.
7. Dearborn Is Helping Federal Workers With Penalty Fees
The city is trying to help federal employees who live in Dearborn and who might still be recovering from missing their paychecks during the government shutdown Dec. 20, 2018 through Jan. 28, 2019.
8. Target In Sterling Heights To Close
A Target store located in Sterling Heights will be permanently shuttering this June.
The Target located at 35700 Van Dyke will close on June 1, 2019.
Employees will be offered positions at a different store. The second Target store in Sterling Heights, at 2310 Metro Parkway, will remain open.
9. How Dingell, Tlaib Responded To Marathon’s Petroleum Flare
This week Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) pressed Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on public health and safety after a recent emergency response identified a strong rotten odor originating from the Marathon Petroleum refinery’s coke-flare system in Detroit.
10. Unlicensed medical marijuana delivery flourishes in Metro Detroit
The state of Michigan has not yet approved any licensed medical marijuana provisioning centers for home delivery, but that’s not stopping nearly four dozen cannabis businesses in Metro Detroit from cashing in.
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