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Charges against Floyd Dent dismissed; Inkster officer charged

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Monday that now-former Inkster police officer William Melendez has been charged with assault to do great bodily harm after the beating of Floyd Dent in a January arrest.

New video shows bloody Floyd Dent in jail

There are new allegations, backed by new video, that Floyd Dent was mistreated while locked up in the Inkster Police Department.

Woman accused of drunken driving in crash that injured 3 kids

Police say three children are in critical condition after the van they were in was hit by a car driven by a woman who was believed to be drunk.

Woman run over, killed while working at Ecorse steel plant

A woman was killed after she was run over by a semi-truck Saturday at a steel plant in Ecorse.

Suspected bank robbers caught after chase

Two people are in custody after leading police on a car chase following a bank robbery.

Quicken Loans sues federal government

Gilbert says Quicken's record is clean, saying in the pleadings "Quicken Loans has built a 'gold standard' for the quality of its loans in both government lending as well as conventional lending and has led the industry in customer service."

Parents, schools work together to manage food allergy concerns

One in 13 children, about two in every classroom have a food allergy.

1 week left for lottery winner to claim $159K prize

The winner of the April 26, 2014 Fantasy 5 jackpot has one week left to claim the $159,835 prize.

Man shot in Detroit over Air Jordan shoes

Police say a man in a Ford Fusion exited the vehicle and approached the victim, ordering him to give him his shoes.

Forecast: Much cooler air on the way in

Cooler air and light showers are also filtering in behind the front.

Officers who kicked, punched suspected carjacker won't be charged

Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy announced Monday morning the actions by the officers, who were part of an auto theft task force, were not out of line.

Man arrested for driving drunk after fatal crash

Troy police say a 49-year-old man from Rochester Hills has been charged with operating while intoxicated causing death after he caused a car crash that killed another person.

Macomb school bus hit by van Monday

The Macomb Intermediated School District says that one of their school buses was hit by a van Monday on Harper Avenue south of 15 Mile Road.

Generations of family volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House of Detroit is a nonprofit organization that provides families with a comfortable place to stay while their kids are receiving treatment at Children's Hospital of Michigan

Man charged in attempted carjacking of woman in Roseville

Police arrested a man on Monday morning after they say he used a gun to rob a Roseville woman and attempted to steal her car.

Credit card security: Chip, PIN debate

Since the Target data breach affected millions in 2013, American consumers have become painfully aware of how security on their credit cards stacks up against the security in other countries.

Flashpoint: New Red Wings arena, Armenian 'genocide'

Flashpoint examines the labelling of the Armenian 'genocide' 100 years later and the status of Detroit's new Red Wings arena.

Couple married 73 years dies 5 minutes apart

Heartbreaking or romantic? A Kentucky couple that was married for 73 years died mere minutes apart.

Decision expected Monday in violent Inkster police arrest

On Monday, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy plans to announce whether Inkster officers who violently beat a man during an arrest in January will face charges.

LIVE: Prosecutor's decision in violent Inkster police arrest

Watch live as Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announces her decision in the case of a violent Inkster police arrest.

Gray family attorney

Police: Officers involved in Baltimore arrest suspended

More than a week after Freddie Gray was arrested in Baltimore, and a day since he died, authorities are still scrambling to find out exactly what happened and why.

"I'll tell you what I do know, and right now there's still a lot of questions I don't k...

Blue Bell recalls all products

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.

Family grateful for help from Ronald McDonald House of Detroit

Local 4 is teaming up with the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit for an all-day telethon Monday. From 6 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. viewers can call in their donations to 313-298-WDIV or donate on

WSOC, family photos, Whitley's Funeral Home

Man's obituary: 'Do not vote for Clinton'

Larry Upright died just one day after Hillary Clinton announced she was running for president.

And in his obituary, his family made just two requests: please donate to a children's hospital, and please don't vote for Clinton.

Upright, a staunch Repub...

Rain, isolated storms Monday

More rain showers and isolated thundershowers will move through SE Michigan this afternoon.

No outdoor burning in Milford this weekend

The Milford Fire Department has asked residents to refrain from outdoor burning this weekend due to wind and extreme dryness.

Officer Joseph Weekley returns to active duty

A Detroit police officer who accidentally killed a seven-year-old girl during a search for a murder suspect has been restored to active duty nearly five years after the incident.

Man charged in roller rink fight

The guard is charged with aggravated assault and assault and battery after video shows him getting into a fight with a teen and her brother.

Woman eats three 72-ounce steaks, sets record

It didn't seem like a fair fight.

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New cutting-edge treatment for deadly disease, Dr. McGeorge, new therapy having astonishing results

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