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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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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>>

Emotional testimony in court as shooting trial beings 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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Handmade furniture from Detroit reclaimed lumber

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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

The infamous selfie taken by Judge Wade mcCree. The infamous selfie taken by Judge Wade mcCree.
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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>>

Detroit to launch new water leak reporting app

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Water has been shut off to thousands of Detroit residents in recent months. Despite protests, more shutoffs are expected. So, what about water that's running non-stop inside abandoned homes? Soon there will be a new way to stop that, too. More>>

Earrings for Charlotte: Mich. girl gets new ear after raccoon attack Video included

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For the first time, we are getting a look at the results of a rare surgery that gave a western Michigan girl a new ear. It's another huge step towards healing for 12-year-old Charlotte Ponce, whose face was disfigured after a raccoon attacked her as a baby.

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How the conflict in the Middle East affects us at home Video included

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Dr. Richard Krugel, president of the Jewish Community Relations Council and Terry Ahwal from Project Hope shed some light on what things are really like on the ground in the Middle East and how the conflict impacts the metro Detroit community.
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Mother, daughter carjacked at fast food drive-thru Video included

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Carjackers targeted on a mother and her young daughter while they waited in the drive-thru line at a fast food restaurant.
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Rallies to protest Detroit water shutoffs Video included

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Protesters gathered on Grand Boulevard in Detroit outside the Homrich facility, where contractors are in charge of turning water on and off in Detroit. More>>

Hundreds march against Detroit water shutoffs, actor Mark Ruffalo among them Video included

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The outcry and outrage over Detroit's water shutoffs seemed to reach a crescendo Friday as at least one thousand protesters took to the streets of downtown Detroit, demanding the shutoffs be stopped. More>>

Officials identify mummified remains of woman found in Pontiac home

Home in Pontiac where officials found mummified remains in March of 2014. Home in Pontiac where officials found mummified remains in March of 2014.
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Officials have confirmed that the mummified remains found in the garage of a suburban Detroit home in March were those of the woman who lived there alone. Authorities this week notified the relatives of Pia Farrenkopf that she had been positively identified using DNA testing.
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The Source: Body Image

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Maurielle Lue, Andrea Isom, Jessica Star and Amy Lange talk about the issue of body image in this edition of The Source. More>>

Massive fire at Canadian food processing center Video included

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A large fire broke out at around 2:30 Friday morning at the Bonduelle Foods factory near Windsor. More>>

Royal Oak jewelry store to give earrings to girl getting new ear after she was attacked by a raccoon Video included

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It's been a week of recovery for a 12-year-old west Michigan girl after she went through a major surgery, but when she's ready for visitors a local jeweler has something special that will make her smile.

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St. Clair Shores woman files lawsuit over shooting death of her dog Video included

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A woman takes a major stand for man's best friend -- her dog. She claims police killed her pet on purpose, and now she wants someone to pay. More>>

Detroit water department warns against illegal hookups amid shutoffs Video included

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Detroit water customers who are struggling to pay the water bill are finding some help - but it's illegal. Social media sites are now surfacing instructing people how to steal water. 
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Mother, son dead after accident with semi in St. Clair County

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The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department says two people have died after an accident involving a semi at Burch and Lakeshore roads in Burtchville Township.
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Family upset about rainy, leaky ceiling in Canton apartment Video included

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The family living in this apartment complex says when it rains it pours, literally into their living room.
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Marygrove College president wants to help child immigrants Video included

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The immigration crisis at the border continues to make its way to Michigan. Now, the president of Marygrove College says he wants to provide resources to help child immigrants from Central America.
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Local families still waiting for GM compensation Video included

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As the investigation into GM's deadly recalls continues with a compensation fund set up for families affected, questions come of who qualifies and who doesn't. More>>

Local Ukrainian community reacts to deadly plane crash Video included

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A Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people was reportedly hit by a missile over Ukraine. The local Ukrainian community is really keeping a close eye on what's happening overseas.
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Judge tells young Detroit man he needed a beating Video included

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The final person admittedly involved in the beating of Steven Utash learned his punishment Thursday in court. 
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Charlie Bothuell abuse investigation: What exactly is corporal punishment? Video included

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The father and stepmother of a missing 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in the basement returned to court Thursday for another hearing on their parental rights. The family's attorney says the father used corporal punishment.
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Biden: First concern is if American citizens were onboard downed Malaysian flight Video included

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Vice President Joe Biden is in Detroit to speak at the largest gathering of activists and leaders in the country but the Malaysian airlines tragedy is near the top of his mind. More>>

Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks to Netroots Nation Conference in Detroit

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Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks Thursday afternoon to attendees of Netroots Nation, the largest gathering of progressives in the country.
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Mary Barra testifies again on Capitol Hill Video included

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The CEO of General Motors is expected to get pointed questions today at a Senate hearing looking into how a known defect remained hidden from the public for 11 years. Mary Barra will likely be asked by the Senate Commerce subcommittee on consumer protection about how she's changing the corporate culture that allowed defective ignition switches to go unchecked. More>>

Elaine Stritch, brash stage legend, dies at 89 in Michigan

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Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a Broadway legend, has died. She was 89. More>>

Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

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A Ukrainian official said a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country. An Associated Press journalist has counted at least 22 bodies at the plane wreckage site. READ MORE >>
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GM says it's replaced 491,000 ignition switches

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General Motors says it has replaced faulty ignition switches on just under 20 percent of 2.6 million small cars that are being recalled. The company has repaired just over 491,000 cars that are covered by the recall announced in February. More>>

Parents of boy missing for 11 days returning to court Video included

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The father and stepmother of a missing 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in the basement are returning to court Thursday for another hearing on their parental rights. More>>

GM's legal staff targeted at recall hearing

GM's Mary Barra on Wednesday morning. GM's Mary Barra on Wednesday morning.
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Lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and open its compensation plan to more potential victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into deadly recalls. More>>

Tat spat: Michigan woman could be fired over ink Video included

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A Michigan woman says her heart tattoo was okay when she was hired but now, years later, it all of a sudden became a deal breaker for her corporate bosses.
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Contaminated park in Detroit has residents concerned Video included

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Tonight's informational town hall forum comes with the warning--yes there are unwanted chemicals in this park. While a natural tree planting method is the suggested strategy--some neighbors simply are not buying it.Concerned southwest Detroit residents are demanding answers about the safety of a neighborhood park. Volunteers showed up to plant trees at the park and when they did, they wore hazmat suits.The newly planted tree absorbs the chemicals into the root of the tree. It takes several ye... More>>

Clinton Twp. neighbors want convicted hoarder's property cleaned up again Video included

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Residents in a Clinton Township neighborhood say they are fed up with the condition of one neighbor's house and yard.
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DDOT driver accused of driving drunk on the job

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Michael Henderson is feeling very lucky right now. Late Tuesday night he boarded DDOT's East Warren bus to head home, but he immediately knew something wasn't right. More>>

Fundraiser for special needs playground in Lake Orion

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Lake Orion Palooza (L.O. Palooza) will rock Wildwood Ampitheater in Orion Township, MI on Saturday, July 19, 2014 with live music, food vendors, and Michigan craft beers. The event is raising money for the Let Them Play organization to get a special needs playground. More>>

Michigan lawmakers return for committee meetings Video included

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The sign says The House is in session but the vast majority of members were no shows.
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Why baseball players seem to hit more home runs in the summer Video included

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Coors Field in Colorado has a reputation for being a hitters ballpark. That's because being a mile high, the air is considerably less dense.
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Ferndale 360 Project problematic for business owners Video included

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To many, the mention of the city of Ferndale is synonymous with parking nightmares. From the parallel parking to the pay stations, there's always something to complain about.
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Family of murdered Inkster toddler faces suspected killers in court Video included

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The family of 2-year-old Kamiya Gross had to relive her murder when the two men accused of killing her went before a judge Wednesday. More>>

WSU student killed in crash was set to donate kidney Video included

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Twenty-three-year-old Diamond Scott died in a car crash after she was hit by another car that ran a red light. The other driver is still in a coma, but there's another victim in this tragedy. Scott was preparing to donate a kidney to a fellow church member.

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Detroit's smallest deli is big in character Video included

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At 212 E. Grand River stands a storefront that is no more than 10 feet wide, but what it lacks in size it makes up for with its sandwiches.
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Judge orders trial for men in 2 teens drug slayings Video included

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A Detroit judge has ordered two men to trial on first-degree murder charges in the drug-related killing of two suburban Detroit teens in 2012. More>>

Lawmaker promising action against groups who house illegal immigrant children Video included

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A major new development today in the dispute over the possible relocation of illegal immigrant children from Central American into the city of Vassar, Mich. A state lawmaker says he'll push legislation that would cancel the state license of any companies that try to do that. More>>

DTE Energy Farm provides fresh food to local families in need Video included

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DTE Energy has four community gardens using formerly vacant land under power lines. They've teamed up with Gleaner's Food Bank for all of the fresh fruits and veggies to be delivered to local people in need.
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Museum announces more donors in Detroit bankruptcy

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The Detroit Institute of Arts is closer to securing its priceless works of art.
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FOUND: Woman, 75, who went missing after leaving Garden City Hospital Video included

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A 75-year-old woman has been missing after she was seen leaving Garden City Hospital, her family tells Fox 2.
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VIDEO: Detroit restaurant customers robbed at gunpoint Video included

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A trip for carryout had some customers fearing for their lives when a gunman held up a Detroit restaurant.
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Update: Two children killed in accident in Detroit

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Police are at the scene of an accident in Detroit involving an adult and two children.
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Longtime Detroit mob boss Jack Tocco dies at 87

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He's been called the longest serving mob boss in history. Jack Tocco has died at the age of 87. More>>

Woman, 19, seriously injured in hit-and-run boating accident Video included

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A local father is offering a reward after his daughter was seriously injured in a hit-and-run boating accident on Lake St. Clair over the Fourth of July.
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Fire at apartment building in Oakland Twp.

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Fire crews battled a two-alarm blaze in Oakland Township Tuesday evening. The fire broke out at the Silvercreek Condo Complex near Silverbell and Adams roads. More>>

Tiger Stadium site redevelopment plans move ahead Video included

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Right now the baseball diamond at the old Tiger Stadium is being used by little leaguers and even some vintage baseball teams. But that could change, even before this season is over.

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Ficano receives endorsement for re-election bid Video included

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Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano received a big endorsement for his re-election bid.
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Man shot twice while walking in Livonia Video included

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A 29-year-old was shot twice as he was taking a walk in Livonia just after midnight Saturday morning.
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Elderly man still hospitalized after firing shot at news crew, charges unclear Video included

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Many Fox 2 viewers have expressed concern for the 88-year-old man who is said to have fired a shot at a TV news crew Monday night. Fox 2's Amy Lange reports on how he is doing tonight.
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Grosse Pointe Woods teens charged in defacing Detroit buildings Video included

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Three teens from Grosse Pointe Woods are facing a five-year felony for allegedly spray painting graffiti on two buildings in downtown Detroit. More>>

Custom-made bikes given to kids at Beaumont Children's Hospital Video included

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From the little trikes to big bikes, there is is a custom-made set of wheels for every child in Beaumont Children's Hospital Bike Day program. The program provides special bikes for children with special needs.
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2 men sentenced in Detroit security guard slaying Video included

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Two men will spend between 33 and 60 years in prison for second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 24-year-old security guard as he tried to prevent a carjacking outside a Detroit pharmacy. More>>

Detroit bankruptcy judge opens court to critics Video included

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A judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy is getting an earful from retirees who are opposed to the city's plan to get back on its feet. More>>

Hammond: Van Gundy Off To Good Start

Hammond: Van Gundy Off To Good Start

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If there's one thing we've learned about Stan Van Gundy in the two months since he was hired as the Pistons new head coach and president, it's that he is a man of his word.
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Elderly man missing in Royal Oak

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Royal Oak police are searching for a 90-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer's. More>>

Elderly Detroit man fearful after he was assaulted and robbed, fires shot at news crew Video included

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An 88-year-old man who police say was tortured and beaten by a group of armed robbers last week is now in the back of a Detroit police car. Confused and disoriented, he is a victim for a second time.
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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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  • Police: Pair taped having sex on Bradenton Beach

    Police: Pair taped having sex on Bradenton Beach

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:22:58 GMT
    Police arrested a couple accused of having sex in front of dozens Sunday afternoon on Bradenton beach, and it was all caught on tape.
    Police arrested a couple accused of having sex in front of dozens Sunday afternoon on Bradenton beach, and it was all caught on tape.
  • To Heaven and Back: Boy Dies Three Times Following Car Accident

    To Heaven and Back: Boy Dies Three Times Following Car Accident

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:09:09 GMT
    Landon Whitley lost his father in a car accident, but he, too, was pronounced dead at the scene. He says he went to heaven -- and returned three times.
    Landon Whitley lost his father in a car accident, but he, too, was pronounced dead at the scene. He says he went to heaven -- and returned three times.
  • New rules to change football play in Mich. high schools

    New rules to change football play in Mich. high schools

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:36:47 GMT
    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.
    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.
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