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Migrant teens from Central America to be housed in Farmington Hills Video included

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Illegal immigrant teens from Central America to be housed in Farmington HillsTwenty-four illegal immigrant teens from Central America will soon be housed at Wellspring Lutheran Services in Farmington Hills, which has secured a federal contract. The immigration issue is a major one, and what seemed far, far away is now coming closer and closer to home."We've been watching this for six, eight weeks now, now it's Michigan," said William Largent, president and CEO of Meskwaki. the business arm of... More>>

VIDEO: Witness says man roughed up by Clinton Township police, hospital security Video included

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In a video spreading across social media, a Michigan man says police and hospital security roughed up a man. More>>

Large two truck crash closes I-75, second accident nearby

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A crash involving two semi trucks shut down I-75 tonight, according to Michigan State Police. More>>

Detroit Tigers acquire pitcher David Price

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The Tigers have acquired pitcher David Price from the Rays in a three-team trade that reportedly involves the Mariners, according to reports. The clubs have not commented on or confirmed the report.  Jackson goes to Mariners; Smyly, Franklin also involved in three-way deal More>>

Evan Reed arraigned on sexual assault charges Video included

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Minor league pitcher Evan Reed has been arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel. More>>

Boy with autism benefits from therapeutic listening

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Trevor Holzer is as active as any other 10 year old boy. just by looking at him, you wouldn't be able to tell he's affected by autismAs Trevor goes through his occupational therapy, he's got his own soundtrack.It's called therapeutic listening - the idea is to help Trevor with what's called sensory processing disorder. The goal of Easter Seals, making the world a better place for children with disabilities. As Fox 2's Deena Centofanti shows us, from an individual child to a team of players, i... More>>

Detroit Police's 'Green Machine 40' stages crackdown of suspected drug houses Video included

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Heavily armed members of the Detroit Police Special Response Team move in -- swarming this house on Tacoma with the state police helicopter overhead.This residence is believed to be a drug house where people were selling cocaine. No evidence and no arrests were found this time, but Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the message is loud and clear"We'll come back to this location and we'll send the owner a nice note and if we have to come back again we'll take it," said Craig. Elsewhere ther... More>>

Romulus cop in hot water after road rage incident

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An off-duty Romulus police officer is facing felony charges in connection with a road rage incident. Officer David Brooks is facing felonious assault and felony firearms charges after an investigation by Van Buren Township detectives. More>>

Dearborn man bound for trial for fatal soccer referee punch Video included

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A Dearborn man will see a trial for second degree murder, accused of killing a soccer referee with one punch.Baseel Abdul-Amir Saad was bound over for trial in the death of John Bienewicz in 16th District Court today.Saad was ejected from an adult soccer game in Livonia -- when witnesses say he turned around and punched Bienewicz in the face June 29 .A Wayne County medical examiner testified that Bienewicz lost consciousness before he hit the ground.The defense said that it was a competitive ... More>>

Testimony: Renisha McBride pounded on homeowner's door before being fatally shot Video included

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DETROIT (AP) -- A former medical examiner sparred with a prosecutor Thursday over a wound on the hand of a woman who was fatally shot on a Detroit-area porch, telling jurors it seems to fit the defense's claim that Renisha McBride was pounding on the homeowner's doors before she was killed.Dr. Werner Spitz, a forensic pathologist, said photos of McBride's body show a "small superficial laceration" on her left hand. It "could have come from pounding on something," Spitz said.The testimony was ... More>>

Twitter tussle erupts after Price traded from Tampa Bay to Detroit

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A friendly scuffle broke out on Twitter after the news Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price was traded to Detroit.
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Community wants justice as investigation of Armada teen's murder continues Video included

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Wearing pink, the mother of 14-year-old April Millsap's boyfriend -- remembered the teen Thursday as the small village of Armada tries to cope."It's very hard, it's in such a spotlight, as a mom you don't think it's going to be like this," said Monique Albertson, mother of April Millsap's boyfriend. "Everyone is just hanging in there the best we can. It's overwhelming."Albertson, joining hundreds of people, police, classmates - most wearing pink which was April Millsap's favorite color."We're... More>>

Two in custody on drug charges after search connected to Armada teen's murder Video included

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The FBI and state police were at a home on Marquette Road in Goodells, Mich. most of Wednesday executing an investigative search warrant related to the murder of 14-year-old April Millsap. More>>

24-year-old women is $66 million jackpot winner

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The Michigan Lottery says a Port Huron woman is the winner of a $66 million Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in mid-June.Kelsey Zachow says in a statement that she "could barely breathe" when she learned she was the winner. More>>

City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

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Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website. More>>

Community comes together to support slain Armada teen's family Video included

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Nearly a week after 14-year-old April Millsap was found murdered in the small town of Armada, friends, family and even those who didn't know the young girl gather for music in the park - this time hoping for justice.They were there to help raise money to ease the burden on April's heartbroken mother."We're as well as can be expected," said aunt Sarah Lichtenfelt. "They are just grateful for all the prayers and support, that's all we ask is to keep praying for strength."In the middle of it all... More>>

Family asks for justice after mother of three found dead next to dumpster Video included

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When 32-year-old Katherine Gibson was a little girl, her loved ones thought, the "life" ahead of her would be long. But it wasn't."Me and my girlfriend dropped her off and she had just told us, she loved us," said Marvin Gibson, her cousin.That would be the last "I love you" that he would hear. because after Gibson's cousin dropped her off at Harper and Conner, near Bronco's Market. The day after, she was found dead. Gibson's lifeless body, discovered by a dumpster, beside the building."Layin... More>>

Detroit councilwoman dodges questions about Facebook photo Video included

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Councilwoman Mary Sheffield posted a photo with controversial figure Rayford Jackson, previously involved in the Monica Conyers scandal. Fox 2's M.L. Elrick wants to know why.
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Firefighter injured battling house fire in Detroit

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A possible arson kept Detroit firefighters busy for much of the evening. More>>

Worker rescued from trench collapse in Pittsfield Township

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Emergency crews are at the scene of an apparent trench collapse in Pittsfield Township. More>>

How honest are we, Detroit?

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A national social experiment took place in Detroit Wednesday and the results will show just how honest we really are.
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Michigan man mocked on Instagram by Shaquille O'Neal, celebrities files lawsuit

Jahmel Binion filed a lawsuit in Macomb County court today. Jahmel Binion filed a lawsuit in Macomb County court today.
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They said they were sorry -- but it's not enough. The local man -- who was mocked for his appearance on Instagram by Shaquille O'Neal and other celebrities is now suing.
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Witnesses describe punch that killed soccer ref, say suspect has been violent before Video included

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More details emerged from 16th District Court about what happened on the soccer field the day that referee John Bieniewicz died, allegedly from a punch to the neck by Baseel Abdul-Amir Saad. Testimony was heard through the eyes of four witnesses, three players including two on the opposing team, one teammate of Saad and a police officer. According to court testimony, Saad has gotten violent before on the soccer field.Wiping away tears, 36-year-old Saad, facing a judge on second-degree murder ... More>>

Woman's life changed from side effect of bariatric surgery Video included

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A metro Detroit woman should be celebrating her tremendous weight loss, but instead is now battling a rare condition that has her regretting her bariatric surgery. More>>

DTE Energy addresses downed wire incidents Video included

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A man is dead after touching a downed power line in Warren. This comes one day after a 3-year-old boy was shocked when a downed wire touched a fence in southwest Detroit. DTE Energy is responding to the problems and warning us all about the dangers still lurking from Sunday's storms.
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Prosecution rests its case in Renisha McBride murder trial Video included

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The prosecution has rested its case in the Renisha McBride murder trial. Theodore Wafer, 55, has been charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and felony firearm.
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Reward offered for info on who killed father of six in his driveway

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A Detroit businessman and father of six, is gunned down in front of his own home.Tonight, his grieving family is demanding justice for Jacob Fry-Hooper, who was murdered in June.He was heading home from his brother's house on the night he was killed.Hooper had just pulled into his driveway. But as he was getting out of the car, someone fired several shots, killing him.Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,500 reward for tips that can lead to an arrest. To help, call 1-800-SPEAK-UP. Tipsters can rem... More>>

More than 600 file lawsuit against GM over ignition switches

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Another legal bump in the road for General Motors. Now, a lawsuit has been filed by more than 600 people. They say they had GM cars recalled for faulty ignition switches and suffered injures, or are related to someone who died in a crash. They filed the lawsuit because they say they are not covered in the victims compensation program. Their problems came apparently after the bankruptcy. the law suit was filed in New York.The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court names 29 people who wer... More>>

FBI execute search warrant in connection to murder of Armada Teen, April Millsap

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The FBI is searching a house is near Wales Center and Marquette roads in Wales Township in St. Clair County in connection to the murder of 14-year-old April Millsap of Armada. More>>

Detroit Tigers Minor League Pitcher charged with sexual assault

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Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Wednesday that former Detroit Tigers pitcher, Evan Reed, is charged with two counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct.
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Attorney wants investigation of city clerk over Arab-American voter suppression Video included

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It is the tale of two cities. one paints a picture of a meticulous Dearborn Heights city clerk, following the law and fighting for a fair election. The other a story of abuse of power, mishandled ballots and voter suppression.Fatima Abdrabboh is an attorney and Michigan's director of the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee the largest chapter in the country. She is calling for a full-scale investigation into claims that Walter Prusiewicz mishandled ballots from Arab-American voters fo... More>>

Warren grandparents upset after grandchildren see racist graffiti at park Video included

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Tuesday afternoon Bruce and Lubertha Callaway took their grandchildren to Shaw Park in Warren when they saw something they couldn't believe. More>>

3-year-old shocked, downed power lines electrify fence

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A 3-year-old boy is in the hospital after getting shocked by an electrical charge. More>>

Detroit soccer team to compete for homeless world cup in New York Video included

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"Soccer's real popular right now, people are playing that have never played before," said Reginald Ikard. "It's a blessing, we're going to represent and try to win." Ikard is talking about his soccer team going to New York, representing Detroit with his teammates, all of whom used to be homeless.Sheilah Clay is president and CEO of the Neighborhood Service Organization."They didn't know anything about this, so it was an overwhelming thought of 'you want us to compete as a team and play in New... More>>

Duggan bringing big changes to Detroit water department, starting with shutoffs Video included

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is promising big changes at the water department, starting with the controversial shutoffs."Certainly it has hurt the reputation of the city," Duggan said. "I have been anxious to do something about it for awhile and I am just glad I have a chance to do it,"Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr handed over the water department to the mayor and City Council TuesdayDuggan says better publicizing assitance programs is the biggest priority."I still don't think the people in need h... More>>

Construction worker rescued from massive trench collapse Video included

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Construction workers endured some terrifying minutes in a trench they were working at in West Bloomfield Tuesday afternoon."He was completely buried for upwards of three minutes," said Fire Chief Jay Wiseman.Employees of Daniel White Excavating were laying pipe in a trench -- about 100 feet long and 10 feet deep -- when suddenly , the dirt walls began collapsing on a 39-year-old co-worker and covered him."He actually started moving away from it, and an identical collapse occurred just in fron... More>>

Michigan girl mauled by raccoon receives wave of support Video included

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She told us all she wanted was to wear earrings -- and now she's got a lot of options. We'll show you how Charlotte is healing after surgery to replace her ear... and how you've made a difference. Her story includes a tragic accident, but also a tremendous outpouring of support. The 12-year-old girl from western Michigan who was attacked by a raccoon, shows us how the generosity of others is helping her heal. "This is all the jewelry people sent me," she said. Dozens of pairs of earrings and ... More>>

Warren man killed after truck he's working on collapses Video included

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A man was killed in Warren when the truck he was working on collapsed on him, police say. 
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Funeral arrangements set for murdered Armada teen

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Funeral arrangements have been set for the 14-year-old murdered in Armada last week. Meanwhile, investigators are still looking for a suspect.
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Mark Schauer says he will not sign the 'no tax pledge' Video included

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The Democratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer says he will not sign the no tax pledge, and says he probably would have sent Detroit in bankruptcy if he had been governor. 
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Three arrested after military reservist killed during carjacking Video included

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A third suspect is under arrest in the carjacking and murder of a young man outside the Superland Market at Schoolcraft Road and Rutland Street Monday night. More>>

Royal Oak fire crew forced to watch house burn waiting for DTE Video included

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Roberta Erxleben has lived in her house for 30 years and says her garage would not have been destroyed Sunday had DTE responded to another electric fire sooner. More>>

Detroiter upset when installed security system fails during second break-in Video included

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A Detroit home owner is upset after thieves ransacked his home for a second time.
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Fire from lightning strike devastates Roseville church Video included

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A raging fire happens in Roseville and of all places to be struck by lightning - the steeple of the New Life Church of God in Christ.Pastor Darrell Moore and his family are devastated."I got here and I found out I really didn't have a church anymore, " he said. Moore was attending a Sunday evening service at another church, when a member of new life called him repeatedly. When he finally answered, it was bad news."The fire department was here, there was water everywhere," said Mary Moore, mot... More>>

Grosse Pointe Park's new farmer's market seen by some as a barrier to Detroit Video included

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Some Detroiters are calling for a boycott of Grosse Pointe Park after the city built a farmer's market that they believe cuts off access to and from Detroit.
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Neighbors tie pink ribbons to remember murdered Armada teen Video included

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The community in Armada Township is pulling together to support the family of murdered 14-year-old April Millsap.
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Suzuki recalls nearly 26,000 cars for fire risk

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Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can overheat and could cause a fire. The recall covers the Verona from the 2004-2006 model years.
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Military reservist killed during carjacking on Detroit's west side Video included

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Fox 2 has learned a military reservist was shot to death in an attempted carjacking Monday on Detroit's west side, according to police. 
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Detroit teen recovering after basketball accident at park Video included

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A Detroit teen is seriously hurt after an accident at a Detroit park. He has a long road to recovery ahead, but has a strong support system that isn't giving up hope.

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Man accused of calling taxi to move a body Video included

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A mother is struggling with the fact that her 21-year-old daughter lost her battle with drug addiction, and then she learns the despicable lengths two people went to get rid of her child's body. More>>

Lincoln Park firefighters meet baby they helped deliver Video included

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It was a reunion that couldn't come soon enough. A local mom got a chance to thank the firefighters who helped bring her baby girl into the world.
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Jury acquits man in Eastern Michigan football player death

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A jury has acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed. More>>

Dearborn man charged with torture, murder of sister Video included

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A Dearborn woman is dead and her own brother is behind bars charged with her murder.What happened in the 7500 block of Bingham street Saturday, still has neighbors wondering, 'why.'"I wept, I cried, it's horrible," said neighbor Virginia Leonard.A brother allegedly strangled his own sister, stabbed her several times, and eventually killing her"I'm sure it's a very horrible thing for that family," Leonard said. "Not only did the parents lose a daughter, they lost basically a son too, and it's ... More>>

Charges to be determined after teen dies in car crash Video included

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Seven teenagers were on their way back from a bonfire late Friday night. A 16-year-old girl was behind the wheel of the Ford Expedition with her mom also in the car. More>>

Let It Rip Weekend Proposal One and the Mongo Brothers

Let It Rip Weekend Proposal One and the Mongo Brothers

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How is Proposal One tied into funding our local schools, police and fire departments, plus should African Americans abandon the Democratic Party and the UAW?

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Porch shooter Theodore Wafer back in court for 3rd day of trial

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The trial of a Detroit-area man who killed a young unarmed woman on his porch is entering its first full week of testimony. More>>

Parents of child held in basement appearing in court

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DETROIT -- The father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in his basement after an 11-day disappearance are due back in court. More>>

Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

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Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
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Storm damage in Oakland and Macomb counties

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Damage was reported across Metro Detroit Sunday after severe storms moved across our area. About 200,000 customers lost power in the hail, heavy rain, strong winds, localized flooding and thunder and lightning. More>>

Sunday's storm captured by Fox 2 viewers

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We have more video of the storm and storm damage from across southeast Michigan. It's Fox 2 viewer pics and video that you sent to us. More>>

Person of interest sought in April Millsap murder

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We now know more about who police are looking for in the murder of April Millsap, 14, of Armada. Sunday, police released a sketch of a person of interest in the unsolved case. More>>

Teen killed, 7 others injured in Roseville crash

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A Lakeview High School student is dead and 6 other teenagers and one adult are injured after a crash on Little Mack near 12 Mile in Roseville. Family members and friends identify the victim as Aliyah D'Iorio, 16 of St. Clair Shores More>>

Livonia man dies after 2 dogs attack him Video included

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A 46-year-old Livonia man was killed Wednesday evening after he was attacked by two dogs while jogging in Metamora. More>>

Vigil held for Armada murder victim April Millsap

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A vigil took place Saturday night at St. Mary Mystical Rose Church in Armada for April Millsap, 14. The teen's body was found in a wooded area after she went out for a walk with her dog. Police are still searching for her killer. More>>

FBI joins the search for Armada teen's killer Video included

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The FBI has joined the investigation team searching for the killer of a 14-year-old Armada girl, April Millsap. Authorities also say they are now looking for a small motorcycle in addition to the gray, dented van seen in the area.
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Vandals damage historic Detroit cemetery Video included

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Police are looking for suspects after vandals disturb the peace at a historic Detroit cemetery. Someone broke into a mausoleum and made a mess with spray paint and ashes. More>>

Man hospitalized after run-in with Ecorse police Video included

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Witnesses and lawyers say a man was attacked by Ecorse police Monday morning even though he was complying with police demands.
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Jimmy Buffett on why he loves to play in Detroit

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Fox 2 caught up with Jimmy, who tells us he remembers working the crowd into party mode the day Detroit declared bankruptcy.
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New hearing aid technology syncs with your iPhone Video included

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Ten percent of Americans have some hearing loss but most of the people who could get help from a hearing aid won't wear one because they are embarrassed. But now, new technology may change the way we feel about hearing aids. More>>

33 suspects arrested with ties to Latin Counts street gang Video included

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Right now, nearly three dozen violent criminals are off the streets. The U.S. Attorney says they have ties to the Latin Counts gang in southwest Detroit. Their arrests are part of a joint effort called Detroit One. More>>

Armada teen, April Millsap, killed while out walking the dog Video included

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Police say the body of 14-year-old girl, April Millsap, has been found in a wooded area near a recreational trail in the Macomb County village of Armada. Police say her death has been ruled a homicide.
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How to handle a dog attack Video included

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After a 46-year-old jogger was killed in a dog attack, a local expert gives advise on what to do if you're attacked by a dog.
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Benefit for paralyzed Grosse Pointe Park Police officer Video included

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A local police officer is now paralyzed after a car accident. He's dedicated his life to helping those in need, and now others are returning the favor.
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Judge: Detroit mob beating sentences will stand Video included

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A judge is sticking to light sentences for two men who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist in April. More>>

Teenager's body discovered in wooded area in Armada Video included

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Police in Armad Township tell Fox 2's Roop Raj that the body of a 14-year-old female teen has been found in a wooded area near a recreational trail in the Macomb County village of Armada. More>>

Judge rules Warren Evans can stay on the ballot Video included

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A judge ruled Friday Warren Evans will stay on the August primary ballot for Wayne County Executive. More>>

DIA to provide free bus ride Saturday

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The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday for Wayne County residents. More>>

Latest poll shows Evans leading race for Wayne County Executive

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Fox 2 has obtained the results of a new poll in the race for Wayne County Executive showing Warren Evans in the lead. More>>

Elderly Detroit woman brutally beaten, robbed inside her home Video included

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A 76-year-old Detroit woman is recovering in the Intensive Care Unit after she was brutally beaten and robbed inside her home on Tuesday. Her family and police tell Fox 2's Andrea Isom there have recently been several landlord-tenant issues.
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Let It Rip: Spanking as discipline, renaming Cobo Center Video included

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Should Cobo Center's name be changed today because of what may have happened in the past? Then, we take a closer look at the rules regarding spanking or hitting your children. Where's the line between punishment and abuse?
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Water shutoff protests amid water delivery from Canada Video included

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Our neighbors across the Detroit River are now getting involved in the Detroit water shutoff debate.
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Renisha McBride's family leaves courtroom as photos are shown Video included

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On day two of the trial for Renisha McBride's shooting death, the final hours of her life and the moments after her death were detailed in court. Thursday the jury heard what Ted Wafer, her accused killer, told police about the shooting that night.  

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Romulus teen dies after crashing car during police chase Video included

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An 18-year-old man is dead after a police chase ended in a crash. The chase ended on Beverly Street in Romulus.
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Science lover looking for a place to call home Video included

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Right now, about 300 children in Michigan are waiting to be adopted. Many of them are teens.One of the is Marvin, whose love for science goes to infinity and beyond. He's been in foster care for a long time but he still dreams of finding a place to call home.
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Man sentenced to life in prison for toddler's death Video included

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A Macomb County man will spend the rest of his life in jail for the beating death of a 2-year-old boy.
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The two sides of the Detroit water bill crisis Video included

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As the city of Detroit advances through its historic bankruptcy, focus has shifted to the water department's controversial efforts to collect unpaid water bills. More>>

The importance of your child's back-to-school checkup Video included

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We may be in the heart of summer but now is the time parents should start thinking about getting their children into the doctor for the back-to-school physicals. More>>

Council considering land deal for US-Canada bridge

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The Detroit City Council is considering the transfer of 301 city-owned properties to the Michigan Land Bank in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government as part of plans for a $2 billion international commuter bridge.
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Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

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A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't know his shotgun was loaded, according to recorded remarks played in court Thursday. More>>

Rehabilitation grants available for auction homes

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Homes eligible for $25,000 in forgivable rehabilitation grants are going on sale in a west side Detroit neighborhood. An online auction by the city's Land Bank Authority begins Thursday for eight houses in the Marygrove area. More>>

313 turns 313: Detroit celebrates its birthday with a party

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Detroit 300 Conservancy and Quicken Loans have done it again. The 2014 DOWNTOWN SUMMERFEST, July 24-26, promises to be an exciting three-day celebration of music and arts, food and drink and lots of fun surprises in and around all four of the Summer in the Park downtown park settings. More>>

Money for political candidates: Where does it come from? Where does it go? Video included

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ELRICK INVESTIGATION: Raising money is sometimes an unpleasant fact of life in our political system. Without cash, how does a candidate campaign? But, there's another side of the story. Who is really raising that cash? Where are they getting it? And where does it really end up?
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Neighbors want neglected Detroit Rogell Golf Course cleaned up Video included

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One of Detroit's most popular sports attractions is now a grown over weedbed. Neighbors say their favorite golf course has become an eyesore.
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General Motors profit declines 85% in 2Q Video included

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 General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line. More>>

Police: Body found in Detroit manhole Video included

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Police say a body has been found in a manhole on Detroit's west side. More>>

Board to consider minimum wage, wolf ballot issues

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Michigan's elections board will consider whether supporters of a minimum wage increase and wolf hunting collected enough voter signatures for proposals to advance to legislators and possibly a statewide vote. More>>

Ford 2nd quarter profit up 6% Video included

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Ford Motor Co.'s second quarter net income rose 6 percent to $1.3 billion as the company saw record profits in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years.
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Emotional testimony in court as shooting trial begins for Renisha McBride's death Video included

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The 911 call of Theodore Wafer began opening statements Wednesday in the trial for the death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride of Detroit, who was shot and killed last November on Wafer's Dearborn Heights porch.

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Family's dog found tortured, starved and tied to fence Video included

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Chester, a 5-year-old German shorthaired pointer, was a happy dog, before he was hunted down and horrified.
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Man found dead in Redford after leaving nearby pool party Video included

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A 24-year-old man was shot and left to die in a Redford neighborhood. He was killed after leaving a late night pool party.
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1 dead when car crashes into house after driver, passenger shot Video included

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One person is dead and another is injured after a shooting on Detroit's west side. The two victims were riding in the same vehicle, which lost control and crashed into the side of a house after the shooting.
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The facts and myths surrounding the new Red Wings arena Video included

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Many are excited for the new Detroit Red Wings arena and entertainment development, but some believe this isn't where a bankrupt city should be putting its money.
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New manufacturing plant to open in Detroit Video included

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A new manufacturing plant backed by The White House was supposed to be in the suburbs, but the $150 million investment is now headed for a plant in Detroit.
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Mother upset after her son was able to purchase stun guns online Video included

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A stun gun is dangerous and illegal - and in the hands of a young teen there's no telling what could have happened. More>>

Mark Schauer details proposal to help women in the workplace Video included

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Gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer is looking to win over the female voters in the upcoming election. He's proposing five points to help women in the workplace.
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New rules to change football play in Mich. high schools Video included

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Big changes are coming to schools here in metro Detroit and all over Michigan. New rules will change the way football is played on high school fields across the state. More>>

Handmade furniture from Detroit reclaimed lumber Video included

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A new brand of furniture is made with wood from deconstructed Detroit homes. The tables are now being sold at Gardner White Furniture stores.
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GM issues 6 more safety recalls

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General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles. More>>

Police investigating abduction attempt at Westland gas station Video included

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A shortcut through the neighborhood gas station turned dangerous for one Wayne-Westland woman who says someone tried to kidnap her.
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Officials in Plymouth Twp. proposing new rules for public comments Video included

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Residents in Plymouth Township are angry over proposed new rules to stop public comment at public meetings. Officials say the comments and the people are getting out of hand.
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Royal Oak home destroyed in fire, neighbors save family dog Video included

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A downed power line is thought to have be the caused of the fire, but fire crews had to wait to enter the property until electricity was shut off at the home. The family has tragically lost everything except their pet thanks to some brave neighbors.
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Detroit's bankruptcy plan of adjustment approved, now what? Video included

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Two major stakeholders in Detroit's bankruptcy are planning to fight until the very end after most Detroit retirees approved the city's plan of adjustment.
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SMART: Millage must pass to stay in business Video included

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The SMART bus system is a lifeline for many people across metro Detroit, but it's losing funding fast. The bus company says it could go out of business if a millage is voted down. More>>

Lincoln Park firefighters help deliver baby in a car Video included

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With a baby on the way and no time to get to the hospital, an expecting mother turns to some local heroes to help her in her time in need. More>>

Oakland County Sheriff's Office mourns loss of K-9 unit member "Maxx"

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Maxx was a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois and passed away due to natural causes. “Maxx was a natural at finding and uncovering dangerous narcotics. He conducted many tracks and drug searches during his time with the Sheriff’s Office.” said Sheriff Bouchard. More>>

Local rescue crews reminding of the dangers of drowning Video included

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While the hot temperatures have lots of metro Detroiters flocking to the water to cool off, local rescue crews are reminding everyone about the dangers of drowning.
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Detroit water department checking for illegal hookups amid halted shutoffs Video included

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Water shutoffs are on hold but not for scofflaws. Over the next two weeks Detroit Water and Sewerage Department contractors will check up on roughly 9,000 homes where the water was shut off for illegal hookups.
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Detroit police: Officer shoots man after stabbing outside precinct Video included

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A police officer has been involved in a shooting near the police department's 2nd precinct, police tell Fox 2's Erika Erickson.
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Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

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Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling. More>>

19-year-old shot, killed inside Detroit party store Video included

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A young man was gunned down while standing inside a party store on Detroit's west side. Police are still searching for the suspect.
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Mich. teen gets heart transplant for her 15th birthday Video included

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A St. Clair County cheerleader was feeling fine when she got a routine EKG to check her heart rhythm. The results of that simple scan are so shocking - her life immediately changed forever. More>>

Court: Ex-judge Wade McCree immune from civil suit

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A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling that a disgraced Detroit judge cannot be sued by a defendant in a child support case he presided over. More>>

M-1 rail project to begin Video included

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Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit will soon be shut down for four months. More>>

Recalled: Fresh fruits sold at Trader Joe's, Costco & Sam's Club

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A California company is recalling fresh fruits nationwide due to possible listeria contamination. More>>

Pensioners approve Detroit bankruptcy plan

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The city of Detroit says workers and retirees have approved pension cuts, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. The city reported results Monday after two months of balloting ended July 11. A judge still must hold a trial to determine if Detroit's overall bankruptcy plan is fair and feasible, but support from retirees is vital. More>>

DPD's 6th precinct struck by bullets in drive-by shooting Video included

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Detroit police say bullets struck the 6th Precinct building during a drive-by shooting. This was the same precinct where four officers were shot back in 2011.
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City turns down Vinsetta Garage's new parking proposal Video included

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Vinsetta Garage, a popular restaurant in Berkley, proposed to tear down several homes and build a parking lot to solve the parking issue in the neighborhood, but the proposal was turned down Monday at city hall.
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Video: Gunman robs Birmingham gas station Video included

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It happened when he least expected it in a town many never suspect it would. A lone guman robbed a gas station at the corner of east 14 Mile and Pierce roads in Birmingham around 9:45 p.m. Sunday. More>>

Lawsuit questions Warren Evans' Wayne Co. residency Video included

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Warren Evans is one of the men who wants to be Wayne County's next chief executive but he is now facing a legal challenge to his candidacy. More>>

Website matches anonymous donors with those who can't pay water bill

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A group of anonymous donors have agreed to pay the delinquent water bills for those who can't afford them. More>>

University of Michigan to hold auction for dozens of vehicles

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Approximately 100 University of Michigan cars, trucks and vans will be auctioned off to the public on Tuesday, July 22.
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Detroit due to report results from pension vote Video included

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The city of Detroit isn't ready to report the results of voting on pension cuts by retirees and workers. More>>

Detroit family's Dodge Charger stolen from driveway Video included

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A family's Dodge Charger was stolen from their driveway on Detroit's east side. Detroit police say that make of car is popular among thieves.
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Detroiter says she was turned away for water payment plan Video included

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The city of Detroit says it won't shut off water for those with unpaid bills for 15 days. The Water and Sewerage Department is giving customers more time to prove they cannot pay their bills and enroll in a payment plan. One woman says she tried to enroll in one but was turned away.
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Police: Man admits to indecent exposures in South Lyon Video included

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Police say they have identified a man who says he is responsible for three incidents of indecent exposure in South Lyon.
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Detroit: No water shutoffs for next 15 days

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The city of Detroit says it won't shut off water to people with unpaid bills for the next 15 days, the latest response to a controversy that caused a large protest last week. More>>

Sterling Heights police lieutenant accused of drunken driving Video included

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A Sterling Heights police lieutenant has been arrested on the suspicion of drunken driving.
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Billy Baldwin in town supporting new breast cancer screening method Video included

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Billy Baldwin is a successful actor with very well-known brothers, but it's his mother's battle with breast cancer that brought him to metro Detroit.
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New Red Wings arena, entertainment district unveiled

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A huge investment in Hockeytown! Construction will soon get underway on a new $650 million Red Wings arena and entertainment district. We're getting our first look at the impressive plans projected to generate close to $2 billion and create thousands of jobs. More>>

Independence Lake drowning victim identified

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Deshaun Jackson, 23, drowned in Independence Lake on Saturday. Family members say he was excited about a day at the beach. More>>

Demonstrators remember activist Charity Hicks

Demonstrators remember activist Charity Hicks Video included

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The victim of a hit and run accident in Manhattan six weeks ago has died. Charity Hicks had been in a coma since being hit by a car at a bus stop on 10th Avenue May 31st. Hicks was a community activist from Detroit who helped start the anti-water shut off movement. More>>

Let It Rip Weekend Gaza Violence & Immigration

Let It Rip Weekend Gaza Violence & Immigration

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Metro Detroiters with families caught in the middle of the Gaza violence speak out, plus a debate on housing illegal child immigrants in Michigan More>>

Troy police warn about wallet snatching duo

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Troy police are warning people to be on the lookout for a couple snatching wallets at various locations across Michigan. More>>

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  • AAA Michigan: Gas prices fall in week

    AAA Michigan: Gas prices fall in week

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-07-14 13:53:09 GMT
    Good news for drivers now that the holiday is over. Gas prices have fallen about 11 cents during the past week. The statewide average is about $3.67 a gallon -- that's 15 cents less than this time last year.
    Good news for drivers now that the holiday is over. Gas prices have fallen about 11 cents during the past week. The statewide average is about $3.67 a gallon -- that's 15 cents less than this time last year.
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