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Detroit man arraigned in estranged wife's slaying Video included

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A Detroit man has been ordered held without bond in the slaying of his 27-year-old estranged wife. More>>

4 reasons the highways flooded, got backed up again Video included

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Several roadways are flooded again Wednesday morning after Tuesday's rainfall. Diane Cross from MDOT explains why this happened again after the major floods on August 11.
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Storms batter metro Detroit, wreak havoc on freeways Video included

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After heavy storms rolled through the area, thousands are left are without power. Also, for the second time this month, heavy rain flooded some of metro Detroit's freeways, leaving drivers asking what is wrong with the roads. More>>

Power outage closes 45-B District Court in Oak Park

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Oak Park's 45-B District Court is closed Wednesday, August 27 due to a power outage. More>>

Inside the 4th Wall Theatre Company in downtown Detroit Video included

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The 4th Wall Theatre Company is a theatre program for people with special needs.
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Some displaced after fire at Detroit apartment complex Video included

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Firefighters have put out a fire at an apartment complex on Detroit's west side. More>>

Detroit couple believes mail carrier won't deliver because they are gay Video included

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 Lawson and Washington both said that when the mail carrier found out they were gay, the mail stopped coming. More>>

Detroit leaders want more police officers living in city Video included

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Roughly 2,300 police officers are in Detroit and, according to police commissioner Donnell White, only 28 percent live in the city. More>>

Patient claims sexual assault, bribery at Henry Ford Hospital Video included

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A woman says a care technician at Henry Ford Hospital sexually assaulted her, and believes the administrator at the hospital offered her a bribe when she spoke up about it.
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Former VanCallis house the focus for police in Millsap murder Video included

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The former home of James Vancallis Jr. on 32 Mile road in Richmond is not far from where 14-year-old April Millsap was found beaten and strangled along the Macomb Orchard Trail last month. More>>

Resources for metro Detroit flood victims

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Find a list of helpful phone numbers and website links for Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.
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Lighting strike sparks blaze at Taylor apartments Video included

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A lighting strike sparked a blaze at Taylor Woods Apartments Tuesday. More>>

Detroit councilwoman wants transparency on tinted window issue Video included

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After months of trying to get Detroit City Council woman Mary Sheffield to call back, she finally reached out - but not to answer questions, to call Fox 2 out. More>>

Dead body found with gunshot wound in Southfield Video included

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A man's body was found on Nine Mile and Southfield on Tuesday.
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A day in the life of someone with ALS Video included

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You've probably seen or heard about the thousands of people doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, raising millions of dollars to fight the disease. But this time for one Lake Orion family, the challenge is personal.
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Some residents frustrated as Detroit water shutoffs resume Video included

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Darius Brooks was one of the first Detroit residents to have his water shutoff Tuesday morning - even though he claims to have paid 10 percent of his $326 bill that is months late. More>>

FEMA tours flood ravaged areas in metro Detroit Video included

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Gretchen Domino's home in Warren is a hazard - the basement completely washed out and covered in mold. Signs in her front yard shout her frustration - where is the help?"This is insane, you promise me this, you promise me that," she said. More>>

Michigan craft brewer debuts fall flavor in glow in the dark can Video included

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Michigan craft brewer Griffin Claw is rolling out a new flavor for fall in a special, glow in the dark can.The Birmingham-based brewing company's Screaming Pumpkin flavor in a can that glows with malicious, delicious intent.To see Jason Carr's full report including what spices make up the new brew, click the player above. More>>

Detroit Public Schools cancels pay cut for teachers

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Detroit Public Schools' Emergency Manager Jack Martin announced Tuesday he will cancel a planned 10 percent employee wage reduction that had been included in the district’s Deficit Elimination Plan.
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Detroit water customers can enter payment plans via phone

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The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has announced a new phone payment option for residents to pay water bills or enter into payment arrangements. More>>

Teens accept plea in defacing Detroit buildings Video included

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Three suburban teenagers will perform 60 hours of community service for defacing two buildings in downtown Detroit. More>>

Michigan Flooding: 7 things FEMA will look at to determine federal aid Video included

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Possible flood relief could be coming from FEMA. FEMA teams will begin canvassing metro Detroit Tuesday to assess flood damage.
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Thousands of Detroit students get new shoes, school supplies Video included

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Two thousand Detroit students received a bag of free back-to-school supplies, including new shoes.
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Detroit police seek missing Storm Yvette Bolding, 16

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The Detroit Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating 16-year-old Yvette Bolding, who was last seen August 18, 2014.
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Funeral planned for Cardinal Edmund Szoka

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 A funeral is planned for Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican. More>>

Detroit to resume shutting off water service

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Detroit is scheduled to resume shutting off water to customers for unpaid bills Tuesday.
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Baby goat found gutted, burned in suspected satanic sacrifice Video included

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It seems like something out of a horror movie. Employees discovered a baby goat that appears to have been sacrificed right outside of their building on Detroit's east side. More>>

Police: MSU freshman found dead from excessive alcohol Video included

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A freshman student from Beijing, China was found dead in an off-campus apartment at Michigan State University Saturday. More>>

Beware online ice bucket scams, say experts Video included

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It is a fundraising stunt that's gone global but now scammers are also getting in on it. They are using the popularity of peoples pours to access your contact information and even steal your identity. More>>

One dead, one wounded in armed robbery of Detroit tire shop Video included

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The Easy Pay Tire Shop on Livernois and Tireman was closed for business Monday as family members grieved the shooting death of Michael Cople. More>>

Prosecutor Kym Worthy: Office is 'criminally underfunded' Video included

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Kym Worthy says in the last two years she's lost 90 lawyers and that Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has slashed her budget to the breaking point. "I honestly don't think that the Ficano administration gives a damn about public safety the way that they should," she said. More>>

New research on packing lunches suggest some parents doing it wrong Video included

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New research says when it comes to packing school lunches we may be doing it wrong.
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Police make arrest in Warren family triple shooting Video included

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Two people are in custody Monday night, with one being held in connection to a triple shooting in Warren. More>>

Detroit school district teachers protest class sizes, pay cuts Video included

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About 30 to 40 teachers from Detroit Public Schools rallied outside the Fisher Building Monday over class sizes and pay cuts.
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Two arrested protesting oil pipeline extension in Oxford Video included

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Two men are in prison after a demonstration near the precision pipeline storage yard in Oxford. More>>

Police: Three family members shot in Warren during robbery attempt Video included

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Police are searching for three masked gunmen they say are responsible for shooting three family members in Warren during an attempted robbery. More>>

Cleanup ongoing for flood victims coping with aftermath Video included

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The cleanup is ongoing after the past two weeks since metro Detroit was overwhelmed with rain and flooding. At the start of week three for flood victims, the healing is just getting started. More>>

Service centers packed as Detroit water shutoff deadline looms Video included

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Armed with umbrellas, residents stood and sat outside a Detroit Water and Sewerage service center on Grand River to secure their water service before the shut offs resume Tuesday.
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Police investigate possible hate crime connection in recent Palmer Park shootings Video included

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Three shootings in the area of Palmer Park over the weekend have Detroit Police working to determine if the shootings are possibly connected. More>>

Northville man gets 20 to 40 years for sexually abusing teen, 15 Video included

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Emily Lalinsky lashed out at Robert Messer, 37, who was once a family friend."It's absolutely devastating - it's awful and I can't stand it," she said in a victim impact statement. "And everyday I have more and more anger welling up inside of me because of what he did to me ."
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Army of garbage trucks make progress with flood cleanup

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It was a welcome sight around Metro Detroit Saturday, a small army of garbage trucks came to clean up the trash left over from this month's floods. Now, two weeks later, you can finally see the progress in some neighborhoods. But others are still waiting. More>>

Judge ends federal oversight of Detroit Police Department Video included

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A judge is holding a hearing on the federal government's request to terminate an 11-year-old agreement with the Detroit Police Department to reduce excessive force and make other improvements. More>>

Military dad surprises daughter at Farmington football game Video included

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What began with a youth football game lead to tears of joy Sunday for a young Michigan cheerleader. Her military dad came home early, giving her an emotional surprise. More>>

Detroit water shutoffs to resume for those without payment plan Video included

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Today is the last day Detroit residents are able to make a payment or get on a payment plan before water shutoffs resume. The water shutoffs will resume Tuesday.
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Hundreds attend ISIS protest in Sterling Heights Video included

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ISIS militants took control of another military base over the weekend, this time in northeastern Syria. 150 government troops died along with 300 militants. More>>

Baby found abandoned in Highland Park dumpster Video included

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UPDATE: Highland Park police now say the teenage girl who found and reported the baby is the baby's mother. More>>

Let It Rip Weekend: Police Militarization and Wolf Hunting

Let It Rip Weekend: Police Militarization and Wolf Hunting

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The events in Ferguson, Missouri have illuminated another controversy: the militarization of police. Do local PD's in Metro Detroit need MRAPs and grenade launchers? Plus, why you may be voting multiple times on whether or not to hunt wolves up north.

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Detroit water fair held at Cobo

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There were long lines inside Cobo Saturday as hundreds of people waited for the chance to arrange payments for their water bills. The water fair was held to prevent more controversial shutoffs which the city says will resume in a matter of days. More>>

3 men arrested in Taylor home invasions

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Taylor police have arrested and charged three Taylor men in connection with home invasions in the city's northeast neighborhoods. The men were charged in 23rd District Court on Thursday and all are being held on $250,000 bonds. More>>

Event honors 12-year-old athlete who died from heart condition

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A 12 year old boy, healthy and fit by all accounts, dies from a rare heart condition during a baseball game. Now, more than two years later, his parents are honoring his memory by helping others. More>>

One dead after parade float crashes in Lapeer Township

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A car struck a parade vehicle Saturday in rural Michigan, killing an 80-year-old woman and injuring 10 other people, authorities said. Lapeer County Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Jason Parks told The Associated Press that Jeanette Rumptz of Metamora Township died at the scene in Lapeer Township after she turned her car left and into the truck that had been converted to resemble a steam locomotive. More>>

Woehlke Palooza raises money for fallen police and fire Video included

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The Wayne Westland firefighters union are helping the family of one of their own who died in the line of duty, as well as other first responders.
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Detroit councilman's DUI classified 'super drunk' Video included

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More details are emerging about the DUI arrest of Detroit City Councilman Scott Benson. Benson was classified as "super drunk" when police found him slumped over the wheel of his car in June. More>>

Two children injured in fall from Ferris wheel at fair Video included

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Two children were injured when they fell from a ferris wheel at the Chelsea Community Fair. More>>

Could Ferguson happen in Detroit the topic of NAACP forum Video included

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The relationships between urban neighborhoods and their relationships with police is on the minds of many in America recently. More>>

Death of man at Hank Williams, Jr. concert ruled a homicide Video included

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Robert Kobe died after he hit his head on a concrete walkway after allegedly being pushed by a fifteen-year-old boy. More>>

Former EMU football player, current cop charged in sexual assaults Video included

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A former Eastern Michigan football player and current police officer is accused in a string of sexual assaults. More>>

Backyard Bliss: The King family's backyard Video included

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The second Backyard Bliss winner is the King family from Commerce Township.
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Resetting kids' body clocks for back to school Video included

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Before parents set the alarm clock, they need to help reset the body clock of their children to get to school on time.
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Trash pickup delays spark health concerns Video included

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George Miller, director of department of health and human services said that they have encouraged people who are cleaning out basements to get Hepatitis A shots and tetanus boosters. More>>

All you need to know about Arts, Beats and Eats 2014

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Celebrating its 17th year and returning to the bustling streets of Royal Oak from Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, Ford Arts, Beats Eats presented by FirstMerit Bank will entertain thousands of visitors from across the region with its outstanding music line-up, stellar arts programming, mouthwatering selection of food, and a number of new attractions this Labor Day weekend. More>>

Police catch 3 suspects after Rite Aid robbed on Detroit's east side Video included

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Authorities have caught three suspects after money was stolen from a a Rite Aid Friday morning on Detroit's east side. More>>

Family of man who died at local concert defending suspect Video included

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The son of a 55-year-old Westland man who died after an alleged assault at a concert said the 15-year-old teen being investigated is not to blame. More>>

Angels of Hope Golf Outing Video included

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Angels of Hope steps up to help the families of kids battling cancer, and Friday the nonprofit is holding a big fundraiser.
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Sterling Heights man charged with stabbing murder of wife Video included

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Fred Young claimed he was at his Sterling Heights residence the night his wife Desanee Young was killed. He is now charged with her murder. More>>

Parking info for Eminem and Rihanna concerts, Lions preseason game Video included

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Olympia Entertainment is advising guests attending the Eminem and Rihanna concerts tonight and tomorrow at Comerica Park to arrive early and be prepared for high traffic volumes. Additionally tonight, traffic congestion will be especially heavy due to a concurrent Detroit Lions preseason game at Ford Field.
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Frustration boils over trash in Royal Oak; city says help coming Video included

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Trash has been piling up for a week and a half in Royal Oak where residents say removal is at a standstill and they are fed up.
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Let It Rip: What does Ferguson mean for Detroit and the nation Video included

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 What happens next for Ferguson, for Detroit and the nation? More>>

Armed man who threatened women outside Ferndale library identified Video included

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Police have arrested a man with a gun after, they say, he threatened three women in the parking lot of the Ferndale Library.
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Why do some Detroit council members have tinted front windows? Video included

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A recent report from Fox 2's M.L. Elrick about Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Sheffield sparked some interesting response from viewers. Several of you raised the question via emailed or by commenting on social media as to why her front windows were tinted. More>>

Teen who drowned in Belleville Lake identified Video included

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The body of a teen who disappeared while boating on Belleville Lake has been recovered.
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Criminal sexual assault charges dismissed against Tigers pitcher Evan Reed Video included

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A judge has dismissed criminal sexual conduct charges against Tigers pitcher Evan Reed.
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Trash piles up in Madison Heights with garbage from other cities Video included

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The Southeastern Oakland Resource Recovery Authority, is dropping off mounds of trash at its Madison Heights facility trying to clear garbage cluttered streets.The trash getting dropped off there isn't from Madison Heights and residents who live there want the trash gone. More>>

Former Detroit archbishop Cardinal Edmund Szoka dies at 86 Video included

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Edmund Szoka, who was the former governor of Vatican City and the head of the Detroit archdiocese, has died at age 86. More>>

Brazen gas station bandit caught on camera Video included

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St. Clair Shores are asking for your help identifying a brazen armed robber who was caught on tape.
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Detroit senior citizens can apply for storm cleanup help

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Detroit senior citizens and those with physical challenges can complete an online form and be put on a list to receive storm cleanup assistance through the State of Michigan Resource Coordination Center. 
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DLECTRICITY to illuminate Midtown Detroit Sept. 26-27

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Inspired by nighttime art and light festivals from around the world, DLECTRICITY will once again illuminate Detroit this fall. Today, Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) announced DTE Energy as presenting sponsor of this free illuminated urban spectacle featuring 35 world-renowned and emerging artists. The outdoor arts celebration will be held Sept. 26-27 in Midtown from 7 p.m. to midnight. More>>

Cops arrest murder suspect who wore tether at time of crime Video included

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A suspected killer wore a tether at the time of his crime, making it easy for Detroit Police to catch him. More>>

Sex assault hearing set for Tigers' minor leaguer

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A preliminary hearing has been set for Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher Evan Reed on a sexual assault charge. More>>

Tornado touches down in northern Macomb Co. Video included

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Eye witness accounts are saying funnel clouds have been sighted around northern Macomb County. Sirens in the county went off. More>>

Trash piles still mounting after last week's flooding Video included

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Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA) is in charge of 12 cities worth of trash, and all the extra garbage from the flooding has to go somewhere. More>>

Wolchek investigates: Crook fools everyone - even feds? Video included

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Every businessman dreams of a rich investor who will back them. For as many as 50 businessmen, that investor was Sam Ajami.
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Shelby Township residents want oil drilling shut down Video included

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Residents packed the Palazzo, filling it to capacity to talk about oil drilling in Shelby Township - about 650, who had plenty to say. More>>

Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park strike deal to open up gateway Video included

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A farmer's market that some called a roadblock was a message to some that Detroit residents are not welcome in Grosse Pointe Park. Now the two cities are entering into a partnership. More>>

Wolchek Investigation: Novi judge under investigation resigns Video included

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Judge Dennis Powers is throwing in the towel. His retirement is effective Sept. 1, just a few weeks before having to answer to misconduct charges by the judicial tenure commission. More>>

Officials say trash should be cleared soon Video included

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While much of the trash from last Monday's storm is expected to be cleared out within the next few days -- most cities say it will still be weeks until things return to normal.

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Vacant house notices in Warren invite thieves to break-in say residents Video included

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Johnny Persyn says that thieves are breaking into these unoccupied houses after seeing the city of Warren's stickers as an invitation.
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New ballpark plan announced for Utica

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Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel, along with the Macomb County Planning Economic Development Department and the city of Utica, announced a development project Monday that will allow for the building of a multi-million dollar baseball stadium that will host independent league games. More>>

Jay Towers named weekday morning anchor at WJBK-TV

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Jay Towers has been named anchor of the weekday morning newscast “FOX 2 Morning News,” announced Kevin Roseborough, the station’s Vice President and News Director.
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State approves plan to cut pay for Detroit teachers Video included

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The Michigan Education Department has approved the Detroit Public Schools plan to cut teachers' pay by 10 percent.
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Grosse Pointe re-opens access to Kercheval Avenue

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Michigan officials have reached an agreement to remove farmers market sheds that block a roadway between the poverty-pocked east side of Detroit and upscale Grosse Pointe Park. More>>

Prelim exam waived for former teacher accused of having relationship with student

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A former teacher at Bishop Foley High School was in court Wednesday, accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.
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Livonia woman carjacked by young boy at knifepoint outside library Video included

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School is just around the corner and rather than brushing up on some history, one child made some of his own.
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Detroit residents say new LED street lights not bright enough Video included

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Although Detroit residents are grateful for new street lights, they are concerned with the lack of coverage the new bulbs provide. More>>

Detroit Public Schools expect to cut employee pay 10 percent Video included

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Waseana Ballard has been a teacher in the Detroit Public Schools for 16 years and says she has taken a pay cut every year. Come October 1, Ballard and thousands of other Detroit Public Schools teachers and employees will likely take another one. More>>

Trash pickup overwhelmed with flood aftermath Video included

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It's not just the garbage trucks having trouble keeping up. There is so much trash after last week's flood and trying to get it off city streets is just part of the problem.

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Rash of break ins hit Plymouth Township Video included

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Last year three homes were burglarized in the township of 30,000 people. In the past two weeks five homes have been hit, not including one botched break in. More>>

Detroit Flood Center offers resources, hope Video included

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It is a line full of storm stories, one after the other of people still dealing with their drenched and destroyed homes. These pictures will always remind Mary Bitzman of the heartache and hardship. More>>

Person of interest named in Armada teen's murder investigation Video included

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Standing in handcuffs Tuesday was James Donald VanCallis, 32, appearing for his preliminary exam on drug charges. Afterward, Michigan State Police named him a person of interest in the murder investigation of April Millsap.
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Armed robber heartlessly kills puppy in front of owner

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The Michigan Humane Society has announced a $2,500 reward for information in a case in which an armed robber killed a man's puppy by smashing it against the pavement. 
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Wide-reaching Nut Butter Recall

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Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. says there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and private label brands for Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway. More>>

Family of Renisha McBride sues Theodore Wafer for $10 million

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The family of Renisha McBride is taking the man who killed her back to court. This time her family has filed a multi-million dollar civil suit.
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Freeway flooding brings traffic to a crawl on I-94 at Wyoming

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Flooding has caused I-94 at Wyoming has snared traffic in both directions. More>>

School supply drive for children in military families Video included

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Active duty military families are in need of school supplies.
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Flood 2014: Wayne County city by city websites for resources

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Wayne County city websites for resources on the August flood of 2014
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Flood 2014: Oakland County city by city websites for resources

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Oakland County city websites for resources on the August flood of 2014
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Flood 2014: Macomb County city by city websites for resources

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Macomb County city websites for resources on the August flood of 2014 More>>

Recaro recalls over 39,000 child safety seats

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Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash. More>>

Dog of murdered mother found, spurs hope for finding her missing children Video included

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Little Kaylah Hunter and Kristian Justice are still missing from Detroit months after their mother was found murdered. Now, some volunteers pray that a new discovery might be the hope the children's family has been waiting for.
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Cyclist killed by train in Detroit

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A man has died after being struck by a train, according to police.
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Man on life support after alleged assault by 15-year-old at country concert Video included

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A 55-year-old Westland man is on life support after he was assaulted during Hank Williams, Jr. concert Sunday. More>>

Girl mauled by raccoon gets big surprise after surgery Video included

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She's gone through so many surgeries since getting attacked by a raccoon as a baby. Charlotte Ponce just wrapped up another operation -- but this one came with a happy surprise.
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Local police say plenty to learn from Ferguson shooting Video included

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Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the protests and violent response in Ferguson can likely be traced to police not having a substantive relationship with the community it serves.
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Detroit Water Fund corporate donations total $200,000; shutoffs resume Aug. 25 Video included

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At the United Way call center, operators field phone call after phone call from people in need.Now the latest effort to avoid water shutoffs has come from United Way, Ford and General Motors for a total of $200,000 to the Detroit Water Fund helping low income Detroiters who can't afford their water bills. More>>

Health Works: Watch out for heavy backpacks for back to school Video included

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Back to school time means packing up the backpacks.Dr. Art Niederkohr of the Anchor Bay Spine Center said that parents want to watch the weight of backpacks and pay attention to how much it drags on the child wearing it. More>>

Gov. Snyder tours flood damage in Warren Video included

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Governor Rick Snyder returned to metro Detroit -- this time to survey the damage in Warren. The city says that flooding damaged a third of all homes and businesses there - at a cost of $1.2 billion dollars. More>>

Trash piles high after flood hits metro Detroit

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The high water has receded but the wake of damage left behind remains and with it, piles and piles of garbage. What do you do with all that garbage?As people clear their homes of sewer water soaked debris, another problem presents itself in full visual: Streets lined with walls of garbage.UGH! And EEEWW! This is some nasty stuff. So what do you about it? For one thing, be patient.
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FBI searches area in connection with Armada teen's death Video included

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The FBI is conducting another search in the area of Goodells, near Armada where April Millsap was found murdered last month.
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Suspect in hammer attack caught on tape headed for court Video included

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Detroit Police have arrested a man for bludgeoning the man seen in the video. The suspect in a brutal hammer attack recorded on a viral video is in Wayne County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
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Man drowns in Lake St. Clair Metropark

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Police say a man in his 20s has drowned at Lake Saint Clair Metropark.
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Macomb Co. Executive gives Ryan Ermanni the Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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Macomb County Executive Ryan Ermanni has issued the Ice Bucket Challenge to Fox 2's Ryan Ermanni. More>>

Oakland Co. holding resource centers this week after flooding Video included

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Oakland County is holding a resource center this week for victims of the flood last week.
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Driver critically injured in one-car crash in west Detroit Video included

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Police are investigating a one-vehicle accident on Detroit's west side that happened early Monday morning.
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Let It Rip Weekend: Fracking & The Man Who Would Be Lt. Governor

Let It Rip Weekend: Fracking & The Man Who Would Be Lt. Governor

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Is oil drilling coming to a neighborhood near you? Can you cash in or will it sink your property values? And what's "fracking" all about? Plus, he may pull off one of the biggest political upsets in state history. Wes Nakagiri joins us to discuss his bid to unseat the Lt. Governor.

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Dream cruise gets rolling early Friday Video included

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Cruisers came out in droves showcasing elegant oldies and American muscle. Fox 2's Ron Savage got an early look at the Dream Cruise and checked out some of the cars - and some of the drivers. More>>

Teen athlete's family believe he got herpes from wrestling Video included

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Fourteen-year-old Wyandotte resident John Martinez says it started with a bad headache followed by a rash and then a two-day stay at children's hospital. His mother Nancy Martinez said that her son may have caught it while wrestling. More>>

Woodward Dream Cruise kicks off 20th year Video included

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The 20th Woodward Dream Cruise kicks off Saturday showcasing thousands of classic cars.Fox 2's resident classic car enthusiast M. L. Elrick took to the streets with his 1962 Pontiac Tempest to experience the ride firsthand. More>>

Gov. Snyder surveys flood damage firsthand in Royal Oak Video included

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Governor Rick Snyder visited one of the hardest hit areas, Royal Oak, surveying flood damage and helping residents impacted by the storm Friday. More>>

Family whose house foundation washed away looks to public for help Video included

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Many have lost so much from Monday's flood, but in Clinton Township a family lost their house to Monday's flood, and their insurance company is refusing to pay. Now, they are looking for somewhere to turn. More>>

Flood fallout: Sanitation workers have hands full in Huntington Woods Video included

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Curbsides everywhere around the area  have become resting places for piles of trash and it's put a strain on sanitation workers. Huntington Woods is one of the hardest communities hit.
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Flood damage causes eviction notices for some in Sterling Heights Video included

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Moving out - nobody on Pinehurst inside Laurel Valley Apartments in Sterling Heights has a choice, after Monday's storms left them underwater. More>>

Roop Raj accepts Ice Bucket Challenge to benefit ALS live on-air Video included

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Fox 2's Roop Raj has accepted Blaine and Allyson from 96.3 WDVD's Ice Bucket Challenge. The bucket was dumped on Roop live on-air Friday morning. More>>

Police investigating after body found in Palmer Park in Detroit Video included

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Police are investigating after they say a body was found near the swimming pool at Palmer Park in Detroit.
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Oakland Co. urging neighbors to check in on each other after flooding

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Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges residents to check on vulnerable family members and neighbors in the aftermath of Monday night’s storms. More>>

Susan G. Komen Michigan 3-Day kicks off Friday

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The 2014 Susan G. Komen Michigan 3-Day begins at Suburban Collection Showplace Friday morning at 5:00 a.m. and will travel 60 miles through the Michigan area, concluding Sunday at Ford World Headquarters.
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City of Warren sets up emergency hotline after flooding

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The city of Warren has set up an emergency hotline for those in need of help with the clean-up of flooded basements.
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All freeways back open around metro Detroit after flooding Video included

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The list of current freeway closures around metro Detroit is dwindling after Monday's flooding. MDOT has been making progress and nearly every freeway is back open. Here's the full list.
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Explore Detroit Zoo: Free Flight Aviary Video included

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Next time you visit the Detroit Zoo, remember to take binoculars with you. Here's why.

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I-94 at Warren reopens after buckling pavement Video included

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Big backups greeted commuters on I-94 Thursday when MDOT shut down the highway to work on a section of the road that buckled. As of Friday morning, though, that stretch of road has been reopened. More>>

Warren mayor fights for federal help after 18,000 houses hit by flood damage Video included

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One of the areas hardest hit by Monday's flood is Warren, where Mayor Jim Fouts is fighting to get federal funding for the roughly 18,000 homes damaged. More>>

Teen escapes as basement wall collapses during Monday rain Video included

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A 16-year-old teen boy escaped unharmed after a basement wall collapsed Monday night in Warren . More>>

Health Works: 'Horsey house calls for children with cancer Video included

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Imagine your surprise when you see a horse is at the door - it's a horsey house call. More>>

Police: Detroit man made up story of shooting home invader Video included

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A Detroit man made up a story of shooting an intruder Thursday.
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Macomb County sets up emergency management program for flood victims Video included

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The storm came, the damage is done and now you need help. But where do you turn? Macomb County has set up a program to help provide answers
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Family in need with ties to Motown legend receives new house Video included

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Margaret Terry taught her neighbor, Stevie Wonder, how to play this piano when they were kids - right here in the home on 25th street in Detroit." More>>

DRAW helping metro Detroit flood victims Video included

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Disaster Relief at Work, or DRAW, travels around the country to help storm victims -- but now they are helping some right here at home. The local organization is now helping flood victims around metro Detroit who lost so many of their belongings. More>>

Recycled car program helps those in need Video included

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Charitable organizations like 1-800 charity cars are making a difference to those in need.
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Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day to benefit Children's Miracle Network Video included

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On Thursday, August 14, a summer blizzard will chill Metro Detroit. But, this isn't a snowstorm. It's a Dairy Queen Blizzard! More>>

Flood of kindness: Two heroic acts shine after metro Detroit flooding Video included

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Two young women could have been casualties Monday if it were not for the kindness of strangers in a pair of incidents from Dearborn and Dearborn Heights.
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State Republicans bypass flood talk for wolf hunting Video included

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While the state was trying to put the flooded Detroit freeway system back together again, the Michigan Senate was in session for one day to permit the hunting of wolves. More>>

Local stores cleaned out of supplies Video included

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Whether they were hardware stores or pizza places, there was a flood of business that followed Monday's torrential rain showers. More>>

Detroit officer wounds suspect after attempt to run him down; four arrested Video included

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What started as a suspected illegal gun buy, escalated as a suspect tried to run over a police officer who shot at the vehicle.
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Some metro Detroit areas still swamped by flooding Video included

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Although flooding has been cleared around most of metro Detroit, vehicles are still stuck in Allen Park where it's high tide on Outer Drive. More>>

Flood victims say scavengers add insult to injury Video included

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As the cleanup continues, lots of furniture, clothes, toys and more are piling up along curbs all over metro Detroit.Some people are viewing that trash as treasure and leaving others are worried of where the contaminated items might end up.. More>>

Health Works: Sea of pink gears up for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Video included

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A sea of pink has invaded the Southfield Civic Center Wednesday for the 17th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event happening Oct. 11. More>>

Freeways returning to normal but major work just beginning Video included

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Almost all the freeways are open, the last of the cleaning remains - I-75 northbound at I-696. But what a difference a day can make. More>>

FOXe Report: Recycled tires are turning into fashionable footwear Video included

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Illegally dumped tires are getting a lot more mileage in some fashionable footwear. They're called "Detroit Treads."  Sandals made from recycled tires.
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Freeway flooding is over, wake of questions remain Video included

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The last of metro Detroit's freeways have been reopened, but questions as to why the flooding was as bad as it was, remain. More>>

Anyone can do basement cleaning after flood, official says Video included

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Hiring a professional restoration team to clean up a flooded basement can cost thousands of dollars - but if you can't afford the professionals, you can clean it up yourself. More>>

Police searching for missing Wayne man

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Police in Wayne need your help to find a man who's been missing for nearly two weeks. David White is 46 years old.He was last seen on August 1 at his job in Livonia. More>>

Inkster man hospitalized after witnessing deadly crime Video included

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Fifty-one-year-old Andy Anderson, the fun-loving dancing grandfather from Inkster, is now fighting for his life after being found in the street not far from his home last Thursday night. More>>

Motor City paralyzed by flooding, water removal ongoing Video included

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It could be days, weeks - even months before things return to normal on some metro Detroit freeways. More>>

Snyder issues declaration of disaster after flooding

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Gov. Rick Snyder has issued a declaration of disaster for Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties following Monday's flooding.
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Christopher Columbus replica ships on display in Wyandotte Video included

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Two replica ships of Christopher Columbus's are docked in Wyandotte. More>>

Red Cross opens shelter after metro Detroit flooding

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The Southeastern Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter in suburban Detroit for those affected by flooding. More>>

Dealing with basement flooding and insurance Video included

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Thousands of basements were affected by Monday's flooding and nearly as many residents have questions about their flood insurance. More>>

Creditor opposes Detroit debt plan, says scrap it

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A major Detroit creditor objects to the bankrupt city's plan to wipe out or reduce billions of dollars in debt, saying it should be scrapped before a trial scheduled to start next week. More>>

Many freeways still closed while cleanup continues Video included

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Several freeways are still closed due to Monday's severe flooding. Crews are working around the clock, including at I-696 and I-75 which is the busiest area in the state according to MDOT. More>>

Flooding linked to deaths of two Warren women Video included

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The deaths of two Warren women, one 100 and the other 33, are being linked to Monday's flooding.
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Heavy rain causes dilapidated Detroit house to collapse Video included

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Heavy rain and flooding caused a dilapidated unoccupied house to collapse on top of a neighbor's residence on Detroit's westside. More>>

Flooding gridlocks traffic, clogs freeways across Metro Detroit Video included

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"All the sudden, out of nowhere a wave of water came over the top of me and the bank came in and kicked the truck over," said Crag Payne, a stranded concrete driver. "It was full of concrete and there I was stuck. More>>

Health Works: Death of Robin Williams highlights mental health issues, how to get help Video included

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The death of Robin Williams brings to light the topic of suicide and mental health.Fox 2's Deena Centofanti tells us how suicide is preventable.
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Historic rainfall leaves wake of flooded basements, destroyed possessions Video included

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It only took a few hours for the water to drain, but by then the damage in many houses was already done. More>>

The Flood of 2014: Fox 2 viewer photo and video gallery

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Heavy rain in record amounts across southeastern Michigan on Monday night left many roads impassable. Fox 2 viewers sent in hundreds of photos and several videos to demonstrate with full clarity just how crazy was out there.
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Hall of Shame: Viewers help disabled victim get new ride Video included

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Fox 2 viewers came to the aid of a Hall of Shame victim and helped deliver a new set of wheels.
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Official: Robin Williams dies by suicide at 63 Video included

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Comedian Robin Williams has died, according to media reports. More>>

Dive teams at I-75 and I-696 after severe flooding Video included

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Michigan State Police dive teams cruised the flooded interstate looking for signs of submerged cars and damage near the intersection of I-75 and I-696. Water rose up to 14 feet in some spots after the heavy rainfall. More>>

Warren Mayor declares state of emergency after flooding Video included

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Warren Mayor Jim Fouts has declared a state of emergency after the city experienced severe flooding after Monday rainstorms. Hundreds of vehicles have been abandoned in the city. More>>

Mayor Duggan: Water levels in Detroit are mostly receded

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has released this statement after the flooding from Monday's rainfall. More>>

Weather service: Monday's rains are record-setting

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The National Weather Service says Monday's rains that caused severe flooding in the Detroit area were record-setting. More>>

YOUR PHOTOS: Submit your photos from August flooding 2014

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Much of metro Detroit was under water Monday evening after heavy rain. Many of you have sent in photos and video of flooded streets and basements. Fox 2 would like to see your photos and video to help us tell the complete story of the flooding. More>>

MDOT: No timetable for removing water off roadways Video included

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There is no timetable for water removal, according to MDOT which said it will be working through the night.
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More rain expected after flooding in metro Detroit Video included

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The Fox 2 Weather Authority team says more rain is in the forecast for Tuesday but it will be nothing like what we experienced Monday, which has left most of metro Detroit still under water. 
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East side deals with second round of flooding in week Video included

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At 13 mile in Roseville the water was three feet deep with many surrounding roads closed.
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Detroit Zoo closed due to flooding damage

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The Detroit Zoo will be closed on Tuesday due to flooding damage and cleanup. More>>

Health Works: Ways for parents to stop kids' 'summer brain drain' Video included

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Most Michigan public school children still have three weeks of summer left. now might be the time to do what you can to stop the summer brain drain. More>>

Police chase in Rochester Hills ends with suicide Video included

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A police chase in Rochester Hills ends in a suicide - in the car with the driver, a 5-year-old boy. More>>

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