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Teen shot hours after sister attends Obama gun violence speech

(CNN) -- Hours after her younger sister stood behind President Barack Obama during his gun violence speech last week, an Illinois teen died when a bullet found her in a North Chicago alley.

Two people were being questioned Monday as police worked to piece together the final moments of 18-year-old Janay McFarlane, who left

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'Harlem Shake' Craze Sweeps Motown

Detroit's got its own "Harlem Shake" craze, and we want HuffPost readers to weigh in on the insanity.

The original 30-second video begins with one masked dancer grooving unnoticed in a crowd of people. When the bass drops, that's when all hell breaks loose. After a brief camera freeze, that crowd is now costumed, possibly

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Will Ronald L. Thompson Be Detroit's Emergency Manger?

From highly placed sources comes word that an emergency manager for Detroit is already on stand by, as Gov. Rick Snyder talks to various candidates. That is no surprise to those watching the process closely and others who are resigned to the notion that it is only a matter of time.

But for now the only issue in the naming of

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Michigan Chronicle plans move to Detroit’s historic Paradise Valley

The Michigan Chronicle and its parent company, Real Times Media, are expanding operations and moving into a 18,000 sq. ft. building located at 1452 Randolph in Harmonie Park. The building will house the new world headquarters for Real Times Media, which currently has offices in six states. Vacated by Dell Pryor Gallery five years

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Kilpatrick Corruption Case Handed to Jury

After five months of trial testimony from over 80 witnesses, the fate of perhaps Detroit's biggest corruption trial rests in the hands of the jury. Nine women and three men will begin deliberations on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

The case involving former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father Bernard, and friend and former city contractor Bobby Ferguson has

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