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Woman killed , child in wheelchair injured in hit and run

Sterling Heights Police say a mother was pushing her special needs child in a wheelchair near the corner of 14 Mile Road and Ryan Road when…

2 killed, 1 hurt in Sterling Heights stabbing

A 20-year-old man is suspected of fatally stabbing his 44-year-old uncle and 79-year-old grandfather. His 71-year-old grandmother also suffered stab wounds.

Sign falls onto NB Southfield Freeway ramp to I-96

The ramp is expected to be closed for hours.

Father shot, killed in front of children at gas station

A man was shot and killed while waiting in a car with his two children in the back seat at a gas station on Detroit's east side Saturday night, according to police.

Report: Reps. Courser, Gamrat committed misconduct

Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat are accused of misconduct in the state House.

Funeral is Tuesday for MSP trooper who was struck, dragged on I-75

The Funeral for Chad Wolf, a MSP officer who was hit and dragged by a car on I-75, will be held Monday at 1 p.m. You can watch the funeral live on

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Officer: 'Eye contact' a reason for pullover

When a police officer in Dayton, Ohio, handed John Felton a warning for a traffic signal violation, Felton asked whether he was stopped for something besides having out-of-state plates, according to a video of the conversation posted on Facebook.


Monroe woman arrested for robbing 3 pizza delivery drivers

Monroe County Sheriff Dale Malone says a 27-year-old Monroe woman was arrested Sunday for robbing a pizza delivery driver at an abandoned house.

Police seek Detroit father's killer

Andrew Johnson, 23, was in his minivan with his two baby daughters while his girlfriend went into the gas station on the corner of East Vernor Highway and Mount Elliott Street.

Flashpoint: Experts discuss growing child porn problems

Flashpoint kicked off the final Sunday of August with a discussion about the growing problem of child pornography in the United States and metro Detroit.

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$400k 2017 Ford GT purchase requires applications

Consumers who would like to buy a $400k 2017 Ford GT must fill out an application first.

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Everything you want to know about Donald Trump's bankruptcies

Donald Trump brags about how well his businesses have fared in bankruptcy. And in fact, no major U.S. company has filed for Chapter 11 more than Trump's casino empire in the last 30 years.

WATCH: Brawl breaks out at sentencing for girl's death

A brawl broke out Thursday morning in the Detroit courtroom where a mother and her boyfriend were awaiting sentencing after being convicted in a 3-year-old girl's death.


Brain-eating amoeba kills 14-year-old athlete

The fatal brain-eating amoeba has struck once again, this time claiming the life of a 14-year-old star athlete.

Michael John Riley Jr. had been just days away from starting his freshman year of high school. The Houston teen, who qualified for the Jun...

Steve Yzerman: Detroit's modern sports MVP

In the end, it was no surprise.

Suspect found incompetent in 2012, prosecutor says

The suspect in the slaying of Texas deputy Daron Goforth was found mentally incompetent in 2012 to stand trial on a felony assault charge, a prosecutor said Monday.

About three years ago, Shannon J. Miles was charged with aggravated assault with a dea...

You can now fight Detroit parking tickets online

If you get a parking ticket in Detroit, you won't need appear in court to contest it.

Nearly 200 tickets issued during CMU student welcome weekend

Welcome Weekend is the start of school year at Central Michigan and has gained a reputation for rowdiness in student neighborhoods around the school.

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Forecast: The heat is on; get used to it

Tonight will feature mostly clear skies, with some patchy fog possible later.

Detroit homeowner tied up during robbery

He was forced inside his home in the 7600 block of Fielding.

Con artists reach out through Facebook

We've come across two sneaky scams that started on Facebook.

Caden's Car Show raises awareness for children in need

Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor rolled out the red carpet for young cancer patients Sunday to show them gorgeous new and vintage cars and trucks.

Protests over proposed mosque continue in Sterling Heights

More than 200 residents protested a planned mosque Saturday in Sterling Heights.


Walker: U.S.-Canada wall a 'legitimate' idea

It's not just the southern border: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says it's "legitimate" to discuss building a wall separating the United States from Canada, as well.

The Republican presidential contender said the idea of a northern border has come up w...

Mid 80s with sun, light winds today

It’s going to be a very warm or hot week.

State says idle rail cars lease end soon

A state official says $3,000-a-day lease payments on idle train cars should end by Sept. 30.

10-year-old Detroit boy found

A 10-year-old boy who was missing since Saturday night has been found

Women accused of robbing pizza delivery drivers in Monroe County

A pizza delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint Sunday morning on Union Street in Monroe Township.

Funeral arrangements set for MSP trooper killed in I-75 crash

Funeral arrangements have been made for a Michigan State Police trooper who was hit and dragged by a car on Interstate 75 near Dixie Highway.

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Police: Mom drowns twins, attempts to kill 3rd child

Police in Arizona said a 22-year-old Avondale mother confessed to deliberately drowning her twin sons in a bathtub Sunday.

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How to talk to your kids about child predators

Tonight at 11 p.m. - In a Defender Special Report, we'll show you step-by-step, the best way to handle this tough subject.

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