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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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Michigan AD apologizes; what's next?

University of Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon is apologizing for the handling of the injury of quarterback Shane Morris.

5 people shot at party in Detroit

Detroit police say 5 people are wounded following a shooting on the city's southwest side.


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.

Vote for Friday Football Frenzy Game of the Week

Voting for the Friday Football Frenzy game of the week on Oct. 3 is now open!

Woman trying to find missing husband

Ester Gallego is desperate to find her missing husband, 30-year-old Ramon Gallego.

Kivuli and Calf - photo by Jennie Miller, Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoo welcomes giraffe baby

A reticulated giraffe was born at the Detroit Zoo Tuesday.

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.

Teen shocked at school hospitalized

Local 4 is told the teenager was in the football stands when they were shocked.

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Armed contractor shared elevator with Obama

Testimony given by the director of the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday appears to conflict with the news that broke hours after Julia Pierson's testimony -- that a private security contractor with a gun shared an elevator with President Barack Obama, in violation of protocol, during his trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta two weeks ago.

Woman wanted in credit card fraud cases

Canton police have released the picture of a woman they say is wanted in connection with several fradulent credit card incidents across metro Detroit.

Suspect in deadly beating pleads not-guilty

The suspect charged in the beating death of an elderly man inside his Bloomfield Township home was arraigned Wednesday on charges, including open murder.

Uniquely Detroit: The 'Wig' skate park

Meet a group of people who are transforming a small part of Detroit into a skate park haven for young people.

3 victims in I-96 crash identified

Three of the four people who were killed in a crash last week on I-96 in Detroit have been identified.


9-pound hairball removed from teen's stomach

Doctors in Kyrgyzstan are shocked to find a nine-pound hairball in the stomach of an 18-year-old girl who couldn't even drink water without getting sick.

Thousands sign petition to fire Michigan AD

As of noon Monday, 4,449 people have signed the petition.

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.

4 ways to fight back against scammers

It's a sad fact of life that scammers and con artists are constantly thinking of new ways to steal your money or gain your personal information.

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Airline: Ebola patient says he flew on United

[Breaking news update at 5:48 p.m. ET Wednesday]

The Ebola patient being treated in Texas told authorities he flew part of his trip on United Airlines, a spokesperson for the airline said, citing information from the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

UM football at crossroads

Michigan football is under national scrutiny for playing Shane Morris with a "probable, slight concussion" on Saturday, so who should take the most blame?


A scanner to end all airport security lines?

Imagine if going through airport security was just a matter of walking past a stretch of wall. No pat-downs, no X-rays, no metal detectors, and no need to remove any clothing.

Students demand firing of Michigan athletic director

At least 1,000 students gathered outside the home of the university's president, Mark S. Schlissel, Tuesday night chanting "protect our players" and demanding that athletic director, Dave Brandon, be fired.


Grandma is calm as Weekley trial continues

A key witness in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl was back on the stand Tuesday, testifying slowly and softly about a Detroit police raid that killed her granddaughter in 2010.

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How can local, homeless mom get off the streets?

Tonight at 11 p.m. - How did she get here? How does she survive? Local 4 Defender Kevin Dietz investigates!

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