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Detroit cop faces 2nd trial in 7-year-old’s death

FILE -- In this May 18, 2010 file photo, Dominika Stanley, left, the mother of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones sits next to Aiyana's father Charles Jones in attorney Geoffrey Fieger's office in Southfield, Mich. A judge won't delay the trial of a Detroit police officer who accidentally killed 7-year-old Aiyana Jones during a raid, despite his attorney's concerns that a "media frenzy" following a police shooting in Missouri could harm his client's right to an impartial jury. Detroit Officer Joseph Weekley is charged with involuntary manslaughter. Wayne County Judge Cynthia Hathaway said Weekley's trial will start Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 as planned. This is Weekley's second trial. The first ended without a verdict in June 2013.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

DETROIT (AP) — A member of an elite Detroit police unit is set to stand trial again for killing a 7-year-old girl during a 2010 raid on her house that was captured on video by a reality TV crew.

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Prep football star again charged with assault

DETROIT (AP) — Authorities have charged a 17-year-old Detroit prep football star with assaulting a female student after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school.

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Martinez, Price lead Tigers over Indians 7-2

Detroit Tigers' J.D. Martinez, batting alongside Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes and home plate umpire Mike Eastabrook, connects for a two-run triple during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — J.D. Martinez homered, tripled and drove in four runs, and David Price pitched into the eighth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.

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Detroit’s Waddle ruled out this weekend

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle has been ruled out of Sunday’s game at Carolina because of a calf injury.

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