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Dearborn man escapes illegal firework blast

The criminal intent here is debatable, but the damage is not.

Man shot by Detroit police near Woodward, State Fair

Local 4 is told the man was wounded but his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

Man struck, killed along 8 Mile at Van Dyke

The man was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

Feds say cancer doc wants 25-year sentence for fraud

A Detroit-area cancer doctor who admits reaping millions of dollars through unnecessary treatments is asking a judge to sentence him to no more than 25 years in prison.

List: Beaches closed for high bacteria levels

The following beaches are closed due to high levels of bacteria.

Watch: Judge recognizes suspect from middle school

A Miami-Dade courtroom was the location of an unlikely school reunion between a judge and a burglary suspect.

Rally, 70-mile walk in support of affordable water kicks off

Dozens of people rallied Friday in Detroit to kick off a seven-day, 70-mile walk to Flint in support of making water for affordable.

FireKeepers Casino Hotel says credit card info was hacked

FireKeepers Casino Hotel says a recent hack into its computer systems may have compromised approximately 85,000 patrons' credit and debit card information.

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Detailed weather forecast for 4th of July

Friday is the observed Fourth of July holiday since the 4th falls on a weekend this year, so this means a three or four day weekend for many people. 

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Michigan settles vegan prisoner's lawsuit for $20,000

The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $20,000 to settle a lawsuit by an 80-year-old prisoner.

Fake cop stops driver in Lyon Township

It just so happened another off-duty officer saw the traffic stop.

Missing Minnesota girl may be in Detroit

Talisha Marie Yellowfox-Brown hasn't been seen since June 11.

Metro Detroit July 4th fireworks shows

Here is a list of fireworks shows in your community this week and through the month of July.

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Tigers drop Chamberlain, Gorzelanny; Alex Avila in lineup

Chamberlain struggled all season as Joakim Soria's set-up man.

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Miguel Cabrera placed on DL with calf strain

Detroit Tigers' first baseman Miguel Cabrera was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a left calf strain, the team announced.

'Swatter' victimizes Grosse Pointe couple

Paul and Carla Chesney were inside the home and knew nothing about the call until they heard commotion outside.

Warren mayor cracks down on fireworks

The mayor of Warren says if you don't follow the rules you could get blasted with a $500 fine.

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Afghan men throw acid into schoolgirls' faces

Attackers on a motorbike threw acid in the faces of three teenage girls on their way to school in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Saturday, an official told CNN.

Steve Garagiola puts bluetooth speaker to the test

When you're outside having summertime fun, you play hard. And you want your music to keep up.

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Takei walks back 'blackface' remark about Thomas

"Star Trek" actor George Takei says his description of Justice Clarence Thomas a "clown in blackface" following his dissent in last week's landmark same-sex marriage ruling was ill-considered.

Fantastic 4th of July weather for Detroit, Southeast Michigan

Detroit is the place to be with the best weather in the United States all holiday weekend.

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Sanchez, Tigers top Blue Jays, 8-6

Given an 8-0 lead, Sanchez (7-7) wound up allowing four runs, three hits and three walks in 7 1-3 innings.

Why low-tech medical sketches are in high demand

In the days of Photoshop and digital editing, you might think hand-drawn medical illustrations are a thing of the past.

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Hall of Famer Charlie Sanders dies at 68

The Detroit Lions say Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has died at age 68.

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Grateful Dead's Chicago shows among priciest concerts ever

This weekend, more than 200,000 aging hippies, jam-band fanatics and got-to-be-there scenesters will pack Chicago's Soldier Field for three farewell concerts by the Grateful Dead. For many of them, it won't be cheap.

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Cabrera leaves game with apparent leg injury

Cabrera was on first base with no outs and a 3-2 count to Victor Martinez, and took off with the pitch.

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Your health: Tanning beds, antipsychotics and more

CNN Health & Wellness takes a look at the potential impact tanning beds and antipsychotics can have on our health, lists ways to cut the risk of heart disease and shows time matters in cardiac arrest cases.

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Trainor postpones 2 shows, still expected in Michigan

Meghan Trainor is postponing two shows because of a hemorrhage on her vocal cords.


What you need to know about the dog flu

New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.

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Ruth to the Rescue: Travel etiquette

Sunday at 11 p.m. - Cramming onto a plane or navigating a crowd, selfie sticks and bad manners can cause problems. What’s the best way to handle these situations?

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