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Detroit-area homeowner guilty of killing unarmed woman who knocked on his door

DETROIT, Aug. 7 (UPI) --A Detroit-area homeowner faces life in prison after being convicted Thursday of killing a young woman who knocked on his door after a drunken car crash.
Frances Burns
Jury deliberating in Detroit-area porch-shooting trial

Jury deliberating in Detroit-area porch-shooting trial

DETROIT, Aug. 6 (UPI) --A prosecutor said Wednesday a Detroit-area man who shot an unarmed woman sought a "confrontation," while a defense lawyer said the killing was self-defense.
Frances Burns
Trial begins for man who allegedly shot young woman on his porch

Trial begins for man who allegedly shot young woman on his porch

DETROIT, July 23 (UPI) --Lawyers gave their opening statements Wednesday in the trial of Theodore Wafer who allegedly shot a teen who banged on his door after a drunken car crash.
Frances Burns
Stolen Mustang crashes into Greyhound bus in Indiana, killing alleged thief

Stolen Mustang crashes into Greyhound bus in Indiana, killing alleged thief

WAYNE COUNTY, Ind., July 14 (UPI) --A Greyhound bus headed for New York got into a head-on collision with a stolen car on Sunday, killing the car thief and injuring 18 people aboard the bus.
Matt Bradwell
Fourth defendant sentenced in Detroit motorist beating gets a year in prison

Fourth defendant sentenced in Detroit motorist beating gets a year in prison

DETROIT, July 10 (UPI) --A man who admitted his part in the beating of a motorist in Detroit was sentenced to a year Thursday with a judge crediting him his "honest remorse."
Frances Burns
Man arrested at Detroit airport with knife hidden in shoe

Man arrested at Detroit airport with knife hidden in shoe

DETROIT, July 7 (UPI) --An unidentified man was arrested at Detroit Metro Airport on Sunday when authorities found a knife in his shoe.
Kate Stanton
Michigan man charged with fatal assault on soccer referee

Michigan man charged with fatal assault on soccer referee

DETROIT, July 2 (UPI) --A Michigan man who allegedly punched a soccer referee who threw him out of a game could face a murder charge now that the victim has died.
Frances Burns

Dismembered body found in Detroit garage ID'd as missing N.C. man

DETROIT, June 25 (UPI) --A dismembered body found in storage bins in a Detroit garage has been identified as a man who went missing in North Carolina last year, authorities said.
Frances Burns
Husband of woman found dead in abandoned Detroit building arrested in Atlanta

Husband of woman found dead in abandoned Detroit building arrested in Atlanta

DETROIT, June 12 (UPI) --The husband of a woman whose body was dumped in an abandoned house in Detroit has been arrested in Atlanta, police said Thursday.
Frances Burns
Rep. John Conyers loses appeal to Michigan secretary of state on primary ballot

Rep. John Conyers loses appeal to Michigan secretary of state on primary ballot

DETROIT, May 23 (UPI) --The Michigan secretary of state ruled Friday that veteran Rep. John Conyers does not have enough valid petition signatures to get on Democratic primary ballot.
Frances Burns
Longtime Congressman John Conyers appeals in effort to get back on primary ballot

Longtime Congressman John Conyers appeals in effort to get back on primary ballot

DETROIT, May 16 (UPI) --Rep. John Conyers, who has represented the Detroit area for almost half a century, asked the Michigan secretary of state to put him back on the primary ballot.
Frances Burns
Conyers fails to qualify for primary ballot

Conyers fails to qualify for primary ballot

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) --Longtime Detroit Rep. John Conyers has found his once easy re-election imperiled by failing to collect enough signatures to be placed on the primary ballot.
Gabrielle Levy
After half-century in Congress, Rep. John Conyers could be off the ballot this year

After half-century in Congress, Rep. John Conyers could be off the ballot this year

DETROIT, May 1 (UPI) -- A Detroit minister running against Rep. John Conyers in the Democratic primary has challenged the longtime congressman's nominating petitions.
Frances Burns

Suspects in beating of Detroit driver may face hate crime charges

DETROIT, April 8 (UPI) -- Suspects accused of beating of a driver so badly he remains in a coma could be charged with a hate crime, Detroit Police Chief James Craig says.
Frances Burns
Mariska Hargitay joins Detroit prosecutor in fight against rape kit backlog

Mariska Hargitay joins Detroit prosecutor in fight against rape kit backlog

DETROIT, March 10 (UPI) -- "Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay will also produce a documentary about rape kit backlogs.
Kate Stanton
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Wayne County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,061,162 with the July 1, 2008 estimate placing the population at 1,949,929 making it the 13th most-populous county in the United States. The county seat is Detroit, the largest city in Michigan. The County executive is Bob Ficano.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 672 square miles (1,741 km²)—614 square miles (1,591 km²) of it is land and 58 square miles (150 km²) of it (8.64%) is water (including parts of the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair).

Wayne County borders on Oakland County and Macomb County to the north, Washtenaw County to the west, and Monroe County to the south.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Wayne County."
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