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Free physical tests for Wayne Co. jail officer candidates

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is holding free physical abilities tests on Aug. 19 to those who are interested in working as officers in county jails.

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$11,000 reward offered to catch bank robber

A cash reward of up to $11,000 is being offered for for information that leads to a man police say has robbed at least three banks in Dearborn.

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Friend says McBride slurred during phone call

An acquaintance of a 19-year-old woman who was shot to death outside a Dearborn Heights home says the tone of her voice during a phone conversation made him believe she had been drinking. Live courtroom updates here.

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Man charged with torture in sister's slaying

A 23-year-old man has been charged with killing his sister in a Dearborn home.

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DTE Energy: 165,000 lose power in storms

DTE Energy says it has 167,000 customers without power in southeast Michigan after strong summer storms swept through on Sunday. 


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Cable snaps on Cedar Point ride, hurting 2

An Ohio amusement park ride that swings riders as high as 125 feet (38 meters) has been closed indefinitely after a cable snapped, injuring two visitors.


5 counties share $2.5M to fight blight

Projects in five Michigan counties are getting a share of more than $2.5 million to help fight blight as well as create senior housing, officials said.

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Police ask for public's help to solve teen's slaying

Police in southeastern Michigan have released the sketch of a tall white man they call a "person of interest" in the killing of a 14-year-old girl who disappeared while walking her dog.

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Review finds health, safety issues in Michigan day cares

A review of 20 Michigan home day cares found that each wasn't in compliance with at least one state licensing requirement for children's health and safety. Read full report here.

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Charlie Bothuell’s father, stepmom due in court

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.

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Jayru Campbell heads to jail Monday

Jayru Campbell, the Cass Tech quarterback who body slammed a school security guard, will be reporting to jail on Monday.

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Construction begins on M1 light rail

Construction is starting on a long-awaited commuter light rail project linking downtown Detroit to the city's New Center area.


School Closings

There are currently 3 closings/delays in effect.

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Why won't insurance pay his claim?

Tonight at 11 p.m. - This local grandfather was in a terrible accident but insurance won't pay. Ruth to the Rescue investigates.