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Macy’s at Northland Mall could close Monday

It’s the end of an era in Southfield as Northland Mall is getting ready to close its door for good.

Macy’s, the last anchor store there cleared out most of its goods this weekend and could be shut down as early as Monday.

More and more people are shopping online, putting a strain on stores and malls like Northland.

We’ve learned the mall has been losing about $250,000 a month and owes millions in debt. One reason: tenants aren’t paying their bills in full.

Northland Mall opened back in 1954 … click here for more details.

Michigan State marches on in NCAA tourney with win over Virginia

Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday.

Branden Dawson added 15 points and nine rebounds for the seventh-seeded Spartans, who advanced to the Sweet 16 for the seventh time in the last eight seasons under coach Tom Izzo. The Spartans will play the winner of the Oklahoma-Dayton game in Syracuse, New York on Friday.

With top seed Villanova having lost Saturday, it is the first time a No. 1 and 2 seed from the same region didn’t advance to the Sweet 16 since Kentucky and Gonzaga in 2004.

The Spartans (25-11) stole a page from last year’s regional semifinal win, limiting the Cavaliers to 29.8 percent shooting. Virginia finished 2 of 17 from 3-point range.

Last year, the Spartans upset the top-seeded Cavaliers in the regional semifinal by holding Virginia to 35.1 percent shooting … click here for more details.

Thieves bust hole in wall of Detroit beauty store

Evidence techs from the Detroit Police Department are looking into a break-in at a beauty supply store in Southwest Detroit.

According to police, thieves broke into the Kay Beauty Supply located in the 7900 block of Michigan Ave. around 3:30 a.m. Monday … click here for more details.

Written by LBeasley (Lauren Beasley), Digital Producer of The Morning Heat and Sports Editor of Radio One Detroit

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