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Christmas Eve, Day storm brewing

Rain and snow are possible as Detroit nears Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

Detroit Lions clinch playoff spot

The Lions clinched a playoff spot Saturday without stepping foot on the field.

2 NYPD officers 'assassinated'; shooter dead

Officer Rafael Ramos sat in the driver's seat. Officer Wenjian Liu was at his side. The two New York City cops weren't at their usual precinct -- normally, the pair was assigned to downtown Brooklyn.

Shoplifter bites Macomb County officer

A man was arrested Saturday after he was busted for shoplifting at a Target store and bit a deputy.

Woman killed in Warren house fire

A woman is dead after a fire Saturday in Warren. The mayor of Warren confirmed the incident was an accidental death caused by smoking.

Photos released of Family Dollar robbers

Detroit police have released surveillance photos of suspects that are wanted in connection to the string of Family Dollar robberies.

Clinton Township bank robber sought

Clinton Township police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery that happened at the 5th Third Bank on Harper Avenue

Cops: Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle at 14 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue in Sterling Heights, police said.

More clouds, cold Sunday morning

Winter begins at 6:03pm ET, Sunday, and it will feel like it. Shoppers can take advantage of two more dry days of shopping before a winter storm makes roads, parking lots and sidewalks slippery closer to Christmas.

Transgender man from Warren missing

A 22-year-old transgender man from Warren has been missing since Dec. 10.


2 NYPD officers slain; shooter dead

Officer Rafael Ramos sat in the driver's seat of the patrol car. Officer Wenjian Liu was at his side.

The two cops weren't at their usual precinct. Normally, the pair were assigned to downtown Brooklyn, but they were working a "critical response" deta...

Special needs girls express themselves through dance

Today's special needs children play sports and compete on a global stage. It's a far cry from the segregation of decades ago, but there was one activity missing in metro Detroit -- dance.

Police looking for missing 66-year-old man

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 66-year-old man who wandered away from home Friday night.

Watch: Orion spacecraft splashes down in Pacific Ocean

In case you missed it on Local 4 news Today, we took another walk inside my amazing world of science.

Man sought in girl's sexual assault

Crime Stoppers has released the photo of a man wanted for questioning in connection with the abduction and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl.

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School apologizes for taking away blind boy's cane

A school in Missouri is apologizing after taking away a blind boy's cane as punishment and replacing it with a foam pool noodle.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra coming to town

Are you ready to rock this Christmas?

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Police recover coyote in Grosse Pointe

Grosse Pointe Woods police was in active pursuit of a large coyote at large in the city. The coyote has since been recovered.


Police officer shot, killed in Florida

A police officer in Tarpon Springs, Florida, was shot and killed early Sunday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

A suspect is in custody.

The fatal shooting occurred in a residential area in the predawn hours, said Cecilia Barreda from the Pinellas County...

Cold Saturday morning, seasonable day ahead

This is the final full weekend before Christmas, and mother nature is helping Shoppers just like the previous two Saturdays and Sundays.

Flashpoint: Discussing Detroit's naughty or nice list

This week's episode of Flashpoint began with an examination of Hour Detroit magazine's list of the naughty and nice around metro Detroit.

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Finger pointing starts after NYPD officers' killings

Not too long after a man ambushed and killed two police officers sitting in a patrol car in New York City, the finger-pointing started.

Ismaaiyl Brinsley walked up to Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos on Saturday in Brooklyn as they sat in their ...

Monroe man killed in apartment fire

A man was found dead in his apartment Saturday morning.

Great Lakes wolves return to endangered list

A federal judge has overturned an Obama administration decision to remove the gray wolf population in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.


Howe's family reports rapid improvement

Gordie Howe's family says the hockey great has made a dramatic improvement after he participated in a stem cell clinical trial.


Caramel apples kill at least 4 in listeria outbreak

A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.

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Last-minute Christmas shopping guide

Still haven't ordered those stocking stuffers? You've got to hurry, or your gift won't arrive by Christmas.

You've already missed the deadline for free shipping from Amazon, for example. (It was Friday.)

But the online store says gifts ordered as late...

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Lawsuit claims meatloaf killed parents

The children of an elderly West Virginia couple who passed away months apart in late 2012 and early 2013 are blaming their deaths on a restaurant chain's meatloaf.

Mark and Ann Starcher say a tainted meal that their parents shared from a local Bob Ev...

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