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Harper Woods cop killed in motorcycle crash

Ronnie Karjo died Monday when his motorcycle collided with a car in the southbound lanes of Gratiot Avenue.

Former Detroit Lion turned auto dealer Mel Farr dies

Controversial former auto dealer and one-time Detroit Lion Mel Farr passed away Monday, a family friend confirmed to Local 4.

Body of Southfield fire chief found in Lake St. Clair

The body of Southfield Fire Chief Keith Rowley, who disappeared after jumping into Lake St. Clair Friday, has been found in the lake.

Police: Missing 6-month-old baby found safe; father arrested

The girl's great grandmother told Local 4 Tuesday afternoon that the baby is doing fine.

Hogweed that can blind humans found in Calhoun County

Health officials in Calhoun County are advising caution after the dangerous giant hogweed plant was spotted in the county...

3 men get life in prison for killing store owner

Three men will spend the rest of their lives in prison for killing a Clinton Township party store owner.

All clear at Roseville Walmart after bomb threat

Roseville police are working to identify a man who left a backpack in an aisle of a Walmart on Gratiot Avenue that prompted an evacuation and bomb investigation.

Tigers fire GM Dave Dombrowski

After a closed-door clubhouse meeting, the Tigers have released GM Dave Dombrowski from his contract.

Toddler shot, killed while playing with gun on Detroit's east side

The toddler and an 11-year-old boy were playing with a gun.

Roseville police: Man tortured with nails in extortion attempt

A 39-year-old Hamtramck man is accused of binding and torturing another man with nails in the basement of a home.

Man attacked with stapler in UM library

A man was assaulted with a stapler Monday night in a library at the University of Michigan, campus police say.

Storms packing damaging winds spawn tornado in Michigan

Officials say storms carrying damaging winds and heavy rain spawned at least one tornado in Michigan and knocked out power to more than 190,000 homes and businesses.

Michigan panel recommends allowing marijuana for autism

Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if a senior official follows the recommendation made Friday by an advisory panel

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CVS banned tobacco. Now its sales are hurting

Sales at CVS Health are getting "smoked."

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Darren Wilson opens up about life in hiding

Darren Wilson may have been legally vindicated in killing Michael Brown, but in many ways, he doesn't live like a free man.

Few people know where he lives with his wife and baby daughter. The 29-year-old former Ferguson police officer hasn't been abl...

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GM invests $877M for Flint assembly plant upgrade

General Motors says it's investing $877 million to upgrade an assembly plant in Flint.

Man attacked in his Palmer Woods garage

Video from his home security camera is chilling.

Detroit-born director making waves in music industry

It's the video that has been nominated for BET's Video of the Year, and most recently MTV's Best Hip Hop video by Big Sean, but many don't know that a Detroiter was the creative force behind it.

Body found in ditch is Romulus man

Michigan State Police say foul play was involved in the death of Emanuel David Lofton.

Today is election day in several local communities

Tuesday is election day for several local communities.

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Search for missing fire chief continues

A search has resumed for a suburban Detroit fire chief who disappeared after jumping off a boat in Lake St. Clair to retrieve a hat.

Body of woman in her 60s found in middle of Detroit intersection

Investigators believe the body was dumped there by someone.


Giant inflatable minion causes chaos on Dublin road

A giant inflatable minion from the movie "Despicable Me" blocked traffic on a busy road in Dublin on Tuesday.

Power restored to Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit

Power was restored to the building about 6:10 p.m. Monday. 

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McDonald's now has burgers with lettuce 'buns'

Kangaroos, koalas, boomerangs -- and now lettuce burgers.

Some McDonald's restaurants in Australia are selling what the fast-food giant calls a "lettuce wrap" - in which the meat patty is sandwiched between the green stuff, not traditional hamburger b...

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Cilantro eyed as possible source of outbreak

According to the FDA, there have been 358 cases of cyclosporiasis in 26 states this year.

Some 199 of those cases have occurred since May 1. None of those individuals reported having traveled outside the United States.

Federal health officials from t...


Batboy struck during warmup swing dies

A 9-year-old who was hit with a bat during a baseball game in Kansas over the weekend has died.

Kaiser Carlile, a batboy for the Liberal Bee Jays team, was accidentally struck Saturday at a National Baseball Congress World Series game.

"With the permi...

DTE: 14K customers still without power Monday night

DTE Energy says more than 72,000 customers who lost power due to strong winds and heavy rain have had their power restored, but 14,000 customers are still without power.

Novi police seek bank robber

The man demanded the bank employee open the cash drawer.

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Olympic stars to root for in Rio 2016

Tonight at 11 p.m. - Summer Olympic excitement is only 1 year away. Get the inside scoop from one of Detroit's own Olympic greats.

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