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Police search for Armada teen s murderer

14-year-old April Milsap was killed while out walking her dog.

April Millsap homicide investigation timeline

Since her body was discovered on July 24 in a small park, the…

St Clair County landfill sign

Special trash pickup at center of Millsap murder...

What led detectives to the landfill is in itself concerning.

Chris Best photo

Man's violent death remains a mystery

The person who killed Christopher Best in front of his friend's…


Phone may help solve Armada mystery

The Local 4 Defenders have learned April Millsap's cellphone may help…

April Millsap funeral

Slain Armada teen's mom breaks silence

While the search for her daughter’s death continues, Jennifer…

Lighter and rubbing alcohol

Defenders: Dangers of 'fire challenge'

It's a challenge that has teenagers across the country intentionally…

Detroit woman's water cut off

Detroit water shutoffs timeline

Local 4 has been reporting on water system's plans to shut off…

Jean-Claude Kodjo Toviave

Conviction tossed in child labor case

A federal appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former…

Kwame Kilpatrick in court 1

Kilpatrick ordered to pay $390K for accepting kickbacks

He owes more than $4 million to the Detroit water department, a…

April Millsap Armada teen killed

Police seek more tips in search for Armada teen's killer

Law enforcement issued a new plea for tips.

Anthony with father

Father has K2 warning after losing son

A father has an urgent warning about how a dangerous drug took…

Defenders return to Detroit danger zones

Drug, sex deals still happening in front of kids

It was an investigation that caused community outrage. Children…

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