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Police find vehicle, identify driver in semi-truck crash on I-75

"I just didn’t want to die in the truck. I thought the truck was going to catch on fire."

Arrests made in shoplifting which prompted customer to fire shots

Police said the woman has a concealed pistol license (CPL). Her shots hit the vehicle, flattening one of the tires.

Detroit father of 3 killed in shooting

Detroit police are working to find the gunman responsible for killing a 25-year-old father of three as he walked in his west side neighborhood Thursday night.

Off-duty officer calms young accident victim

A 10-year-old boy was frightened and banged up after a car accident.

Unconscious woman found in Detroit identified

Detroit police are asking for the public's help identifying a woman who was found unconscious in the area of Moran and Minnesota on Wednesday.

Man arrested for trying to force young girls to be sex slaves

Police are investigating a 21-year-old Ohio man for a crime that allegedly spans five states, including Michigan.

Thieves target cars at day care centers in Oakland County

They're counting on you to be focused on your child and not what's in your car. The Oakland County Sheriff's Department is putting out the alert after cars at multiple child care centers were targeted.

Mom gives birth to healthy baby in police department's parking lot

Hayden Laderoot made a quick, but healthy, entry into the world Thursday night when his mother gave birth to him in the parking lot of the Westland Police Department.

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John Goodman shows off weight loss on red carpet

John Goodman took to the red carpet in London on Thursday to promote his new movie while also showing off his newly slimmed-down look.

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Teen saves family from Pontiac house fire

Siyae got all nine people out of the house including seven children.

UAW approves tentative FCA agreement

The UAW leadership council approved a tentative deal reached with Fiat Chrysler Friday.

Teen from Detroit killed in crash on Florida highway

Local 4 News has learned a 15-year-old boy from Detroit was killed in a wreck on a Florida highway.

Extra police patrols at Athens High School after alleged threats

There will be extra police presence at Athens High School in Troy on Friday following alleged threats made by a student.

Protecting children: Should Michigan have a registry for abusers?

St. Clair Shores mother Erica Hammel describes her son Wyatt as a living, breathing miracle.


Michigan bill pushes to ban local dog breed rules

   A bill progressing in the Legislature would ban Michigan municipalities from enforcing regulations based solely on a dog's breed...

Child found after wandering away from broken down car

A child who wandered away from a broken down car on I-94 Saturday morning was found and returned to the mother at 8:10 a.m.

Northville Fire Department holding open house Saturday

The Northville Township Fire Department will hold an open house Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the station on W. Six Mile Road.


One killed, 3 injured in Arizona university shooting

A freshman accused of shooting four fellow students at Northern Arizona University has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of felony aggravated assault.

Steven Jones, 18, said "Yes" when a Coconino County judge asked hi...

Pilot in Kimball Twp. plane crash identified

Authorities say a 64-year-old man was injured when the ultralight airplane he was flying went down in St. Clair County.

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Truck drivers wanted. Pay: $73,000

America needs a lot more truck drivers.

There will be a shortage of nearly 50,000 truckers in the United States by the end of this year, according a new report by the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That's up from a shortage of 30,000 drivers j...

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Whole Foods recalls cheese because of listeria risk

Whole Foods is recalling some of its cheese because of possible listeria contamination.

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Red Wings open season tonight against Babcock, Leafs

The Detroit Red Wings will hit the ice for their season opener Friday as the Mike Babcock-led Toronto Maple Leafs visit Joe Louis Arena.

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Golden Tate to help promote health fair at Walmart Saturday

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate will be at the Walmart at 7555 Telegraph Road from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday to encourage customers to participate in America's Biggest Health Fair by walking them through the process of getting a flu shot.

Officials: 1 dead, 3 wounded in university shooting in Arizona

Officials say one person is dead and three others are wounded following an early morning shooting at Northern Arizona University

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New Whopper goes in black, comes out green

Fast-food giant Burger King's new black Whopper, a Halloween-centric take on their menu mainstay the Whopper, is creating some interesting ... output, according to media sources.

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Bill Clinton seen at car wash in Southfield Wednesday

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was seen at Jax Kar Wash at Telegraph Road and 12 Mile Road in Southfield Wednesday.

Firefighters battle 3 fires in Harper Woods Friday

The Harper Woods Fire Department battled three fires Friday, including two at the same home on Eastwood Drive.

California Department of Health

Another salmonella death related to cucumbers

Another person has died after eating cucumbers linked to a multi-state Salmonella Poona outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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Defenders let residents know they've been scammed

Monday at 11 p.m. - The Defenders hit the streets. Come along for the ride as they expose a scam putting residents' lives in danger.

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