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News From Around Detroit
- Hunter wants lock-up law in Michigan for guns in homes with young childrenby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Could a new law in Michigan keep a child from finding gun at home? Consider this tragedy in Detroit: a toddler fatally shot his 5-year-old cousin.
- 21-year-old man found fatally shot on Detroit's west sideby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
A 21-year-old man was found shot dead on the 9100 block of Ohio Street.
- Saima Mohsin to be 1st Muslim US attorney next monthby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
An immigrant from Pakistan, Saima Mohsin is expected to be the first Muslim and Pakistani-American who is a U.S. Attorney.
- $1B Mega Millions jackpot winner bought ticket at Kroger's Novi locationby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
One incredibly lucky individual managed to beat the odds and snag the third-largest lottery jackpot ever won in the United States of $1.05 billion.
- Veterans, preservationists opposed to Parade Co.'s plans to buy Detroit landmarkby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Preservationists warn that the Parade Co.'s plans would destroy an architectural gem that is steeped in American military and African American history.
- Obama wanted to close Gitmo. Will Biden be able to finally do it?
President Biden's Secretary of Defense, General LLoyd Austin has said he would follow through on President Obama's efforts to close Guantanamo Bay, the prison for terrorism detainees. Today, its population is down to nearly 40, including six detainees cleared for release. Michel Paradis who has represented Gitmo detainees and has authored the book " Last Mission To Tokyo" joins for more.
- COVID-19 shutdowns bring new popularity to old winter pastime
After months of shutdowns and restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, some ski resorts are cautiously reopening in the U.S. and Europe. But not in France. Worried about outbreaks, French ski resorts can't use their chair lifts or open their chalets. But the shutdowns are spurring demand for a much slower snow sport: snowshoeing. And one French company is stepping up production to meet demand.
- Navalny's popularity spreading in Russia amid massive protests over his arrest
Tens of thousands of people in over a dozen Russian cities defied heavy police presence Saturday to protest the arrest of Alexei Navalny, a leading political opposition figure to Putin. Navalny's poisoning, recovery, return to Russia, and his organization's viral videos are turning him into a "household name" in Russia, according to PBS NewsHour's Special Correspondent Ryan Chilcote.