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2 workers hurt in Detroit building explosion

One person was rescued and two others were taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after a building explosion on Detroit's east side.

State police: Jim Harbaugh helped I-94 crash victims

Harbaugh and James Minick, who is a member of the university's athletic staff, helped the passenger -- a 73-year-old woman -- out of the Jeep.

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Snow, sleet, ice, rain in forecast

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for all of Metro Detroit and Lower Michigan because of snow, sleet, and ice.

Fire destroys school in Northville Township

A fire destroyed the Northville Montessori Center building early Tuesday morning.

Missing Indiana siblings found safe

A boy and girl have been found after Indiana police issued an Amber Alert Monday for him and his sister, believing they were in Michigan.

Winter Weather Advisory issued

Tuesday is going to get messy.

Burned car found in ditch at light rail construction site

Police say a badly burned car has been found in a ditch at a construction site that's part of Detroit's light rail project.

Forecast: Worst of the weather is gone

Now that the main area of precipitation is loooong gone (channeling my inner Ernie Harwell today), we’ll just have some spotty freezing drizzle or flurries to deal with overnight.

Mystery rash circulates Birmingham school

The rash was isolated to the backs of the legs, the bottom and lower back, which is consistent from contact with a toilet.

Police: Man found dead in apparent hit-and-run

Detroit police say a man has been found dead on the city's east side in an apparent hit-and-run.

Troy Schools announces early dismissal for middle schools

The Troy School District will dismiss all middle schools a half hour early today.

Michigan man creates 'Aladdin 3477' movie

Macomb Township's Matt Busch is an illustrator and artist, but most importantly a Star Wars fanatic.

Man blames exploding iPhone for leg burns

A New York man says his smart phone blew up in his pocket and he wound up in a hospital.

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Texas nurse who got Ebola sues hospital chain

She was the first person to contract Ebola in the United States, and now she's suing the hospital where she got infected.

Nina Pham, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, filed a lawsuit Monday against the hospital's parent company, T...

Detroit carjack suspect kicked by officer ordered to trial

A man kicked and punched by police officers while being arrested for a carjacking has been ordered to trial.

Stepfather of EMU murder victim arrested for child porn

James Turnquist, the stepfather of murdered Eastern Michigan University coed Julia Niswender, has been arrested by Monroe County Sheriff's detectives on child pornography charges.

Human Rights Watch

Lawyer: Snowden ready to return to United States

Edward Snowden's lawyer says he is ready to come home to the United States.

The former National Security Agency contractor's Russian lawyer said he's ready to leave the country that offered him political asylum in 2013 and return to the United States...

Car thieves strike in Detroit's Corktown

Four out of the five vehicles already have been recovered with the wheels and rims missing, plus damage to the ignition.

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Homeless man shot by LAPD: Who was 'Africa'?

No one knew him by his real name.

But on the harsh streets of Skid Row that became his home, he was known as Africa.

Surveillance footage, police and homeless community activists paint wildly different pictures of the man -- one who could be violent, ...

If roads vote fails, what's plan B?

What if you cobbled together a roads-funding plan that nobody was thrilled with and then asked the voters to give it a yay or nay? That is essentially what’s on the table when we head to the polls on May 5 to vote on Proposal 1.

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Gen. Petraeus pleads guilty

Gen. David Petraeus pleaded guilty Tuesday to one federal charge of removing and retaining classified information as part of a plea deal, court documents show.

According to the documents, Petraeus admitted removing several so-called black books -- not...

CNN/Drents Museum in the Netherlands

1,000-year-old mummified monk found in statue

A statue of a sitting Buddha that made its way from a temple in China to a market in the Netherlands revealed an extraordinary secret -- a 1,000-year-old mummified monk.

The mummy was discovered, encased in a cavity in the statue, when a private buyer...

Video shows SMART bus slam into multiple vehicles

The bus driver is a 65-year-old man who, police say, told officers he had fallen asleep right before the crash.

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Report finds discrimination in Ferguson

A Justice Department civil rights investigation has concluded that the Ferguson Police Department and the city's municipal court engaged in a "pattern and practice" of discrimination against African-Americans, targeting them disproportionately for tr...

New Detroit schools EM lays out plan to improve district

Darnell Earley announced a 10-point plan that's broken up into two categories: academics and operations.

Michigan officials seek frog, toad survey volunteers

Michigan officials are seeking volunteers to help with the state's annual frog and toad survey, which is entering its 20th year.

'The Sound of Music': Where are they now?

Fifty years after its premiere, "The Sound of Music" is still among millions of fans' favorite things.

The Julie Andrews film, about the von Trapp family and its "problem" governess, Maria, is beloved enough to have spawned audience singalongs. The pe...


California teacher found hanged in classroom

A photography teacher at a Southern California high school appears to have committed suicide by hanging herself in a classroom.

Jillian Jacobson, 31, was found Monday at El Dorado High School, said Lt. Eric Point, with Placentia Police. There was no i...

US auto sales up in February despite snowy weather

Freezing temperatures and drifts of snow likely took a small bite out of U.S. auto sales in February, but most automakers still reported gains thanks to the strong economy.

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