Metro Detroit brothers convicted in gift card fraud scheme – and more news

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West Bloomfield brothers convicted in $9.2 million gift card fraud scheme

Two West Bloomfield brothers have been convicted of a $9.2 million fraudulent scheme centered on the sale of illegally obtained gift cards.

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How Ricky Nelson’s jacket ended up in the window of a Downriver burger

A jacket that had gone missing from one of Ricky Nelson’s last shows ended up outside the window of Wyandotte Joe’s Hamburgers.

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Mother suspected of kidnapping her 6-year-old son a decade ago may have fled to Taiwan with a boy

A Battle Creek boy who was allegedly kidnapped by his mother 10 years ago is still missing. Authorities believe they may have traveled to Taiwan.

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CDC: 13 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Michigan

Confirmed cases of monkeypox continue to rise in the United States, including Michigan.

As of July 15, Michigan had 13 confirmed cases of monkeypox, according to CDC data. The CDC does not track cases locally, so we don’t know where every case was confirmed, but we do know there have been confirmed cases in Oakland County, Detroit, and Kent County, according to the Michigan Department of Health.

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Live at 11:30 a.m.: Funeral service held for deceased Detroit police officer Loren Courts


Time: Poor air quality on Monday as dangerous heat approaches Detroit metro

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

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