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Tigers' playoffs schedule released

The Tigers clinched their 4th straight AL Central Division title Sunday and will play in another American League Division Series starting Thursday.


CDC confirms first U.S. case of Ebola

Officials with the Center of Disease Control have confirmed the first case of Ebola in the U.S. is in Dallas.

MDCH: 25 confirmed cases of enterovirus

The state of Michigan has revealed 25 cases of enterovirus 68, including a baby not even a year old who developed partial paralysis.

Father of 5 killed in drive-by shooting

A mother says her 24-year-old son was scheduled to testify in a robbery case before he was fatally shot Thursday morning on Detroit's northwest side.

Gunman steals armored van in Troy

Troy police said a gunman wearing a black ski mask stole an armored van Wednesday morning from the parking lot of Troy Athens High School.

Art Van Elslander's mansion heads to auction

If you're house hunting, the most expensive listing in Michigan is heading to auction this month. It's the Grosse Pointe Shores mega mansion of furniture mogul Art Van Elslander.

Homeless mom wants chance at job

If you ask her, Julie will tell you it was her fault. She drank too much, lost her job, home and custody of her son.


Paralyzed Michigan infant has enterovirus

The CDC has confirmed that a paralyzed child at University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor has tested positive for enterovirus D68.

Eminem's charity Carhartt hoodies sell out

Limited edition sweatshirts designed by Eminem and Carhartt that went on sale Wednesday are sold out.

13-year-old hospitalized after shock at school football game

Michigan State Police say a 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after getting an electrical shock at a school football field in Augusta Township.

MSP: Mechanical failure did not cause truck crash into bridge

According to state police, the truck entered the freeway northbound at Joy Road and was observed by witnesses with its rear in the extended position.

Businesses forced to use fire hydrant for water

For three months there has been a water main break at 1515 Broadway in Downtown Detroit, but work crews will not go near it because of bricks falling nearby.

Get ready for the weather rollercoaster!

TWC started naming winter storms a couple of years ago, and I consider it one of the most irresponsible meteorological decisions.

Kivuli and Calf - photo by Jennie Miller, Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoo welcomes giraffe baby

A reticulated giraffe was born at the Detroit Zoo Tuesday.

Elementary students attacked by bees

Twenty elementary students were taken to a hospital Thursday for bee stings they suffered while on a field trip on Orchard Lake.

Belle Isle State Park: A timeline

A timeline of stories over the last year chronicling the island's transformation from city park to state park.

2 in truck approach students during recess

Two people in a truck tried to engage some students in a conversation during recess at an elementary school, according to a message sent by Birmingham Public Schools.

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William, Kate warn paparazzi to back off baby George

Lawyers for Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have sent letters to two photographers asking them to stop following the couple's son, Prince George, and his nanny around public parks, Buckingham Palace said Thursday.


Video shows security breach at White House

A man who jumped the White House fence allegedly knocked over a female officer at the mansion's double doors before he dashed into the ornate East Room.

Chance for scattered rain today

As clouds try to thicken, there’s a slight chance for a few scattered showers in the late morning in our far western suburbs.

ALDS Game 1 preview: Detroit at Baltimore

The Detroit Tigers are enjoying their fourth straight American League Central Division crown but are still looking for their first World Series title since 1984.

Gilbert testifies in Detroit bankruptcy trial

Businessman Dan Gilbert has testified during Detroit's bankruptcy trial that the city's high crime rate, poor school system, unemployment and blighted neighborhoods are its major challenges.

M&M's recall Brand Theater Box

On Monday, Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its M&M’S Brand Theater Box


Security lapses lead to shakeup at top of Secret Service

Julia Pierson, the first female director of the Secret Service, resigned Wednesday in the aftermath of a fence-jumper gaining access to the White House on September 19 and a subsequent congressional inquiry uncovering other security lapses.

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'Mistake' in how hospital handled Ebola case?

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia.

"A travel history was taken, but it wasn't communicated to th...

Detroit police union reaches deal with city

The 5-year deal will provide an 8-percent pay raise for officers and allow the department to hire more officers.

Man who killed housemates gets life in prison

A man charged with killing a couple and dumping their body parts in the Detroit River will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Live blog: Orr resumes bankruptcy testimony

Emergency manager Kevyn Orr says a deal to lower pension cuts while protecting Detroit-owned artwork from sale gives the city a better chance of emerging from bankruptcy.

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Defenders hidden cameras put kids to safety test

Tonight at 11 p.m. - Karen Drew reveals what they caught some local college kids doing.

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