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Season's biggest winter storm approaching for Metro Detroit

Winter's biggest snow storm, yet, is poised to hit Detroit and Southeast Michigan Super Bowl Weekend. 

Intruder killed after breaking into Southgate home

A home invasion suspect is dead after being shot by the homeowner.

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Man finds his stolen dog during search for new pet

Deciding to move on after his beloved German shepherd was stolen from his backyard 18 months ago wasn't easy for Richard Brower.

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Winter Storm Watch Saturday night

Snow arrives Saturday night from the southwest starting between 10 p.m. and midnight.

Winter Storm Watch in effect Saturday night

Moderate to occasionally heavy snow is expected beginning Saturday night and persisting until after midnight Sunday night.

Teen charged in murder plot breaks silence

A 15-year-old charged in an attempted murder plot on her family has broken her silence about what happened in an interview obtained exclusively by the Local 4 Defenders.

ATM thieves strike in several communities

Thieves smashed into the Walgreens located at Warren and Middlebelt in Westland around 3 a.m. Friday and stole the ATM.

Southfield police: Shot fired inside AMC Star theater

Southfield police are investigating a report of shots fired Friday evening at the AMC Star movie theater at Telegraph and 12 Mile roads.

Joe Louis Arena now has free Wi-Fi

Olympia Entertainment and Detroit Red Wings have launched free public Wi-Fi.

Police: Driver 'super drunk' in deadly Pontiac Trail crash

A suspected drunk driver accused of causing the crash that claimed the life of a woman who was out delivering pizzas has been arraigned.

Stranger dangers reported in Westland

Police are reporting two Stranger Danger incidents that happened this week in the same apartment complex.


Final charge dismissed in Aiyana Stanley-Jones shooting

All that remained was a misdemeanor charge of recklessly using a firearm, which was officially dismissed on Friday.

Reward now $163K for info on Grosse Pointe teen's murder

The reward for info leading to an arrest and conviction in the Dec. 22 murder case of Paige Stalker has been raised to $163,000.

Truck crashes into west Detroit house

A truck crashed into a house after a deadly collision with a sport utility vehicle Friday on West Chicago.

Lt. Gov's brother a suspect in hit-and-run

The brother of the Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is being questioned after a woman was dragged by an SUV in a hit-and-run, Local 4 News has learned.


Father seeks ban on unimmunized schoolkids

Rhett Krawitt looks like a normal, smiling 6-year-old as he plays with his sister in the kitchen of their San Francisco home this week.

But it's a truly incredible scene. Rhett survived nearly four years of chemotherapy for leukemia and has been in r...

Gas prices jump back above $2 a gallon

The number 1 before the decimal point couldn't last forever. If you drove by a gas station Thursday you may have noticed that in just 24 hours prices jumped more than 10 cents.

Cold with snow flurries Friday

We’ll get back to chilly temps today and the winds will not help much ...

Man faces manslaughter charge in teen's deadly shooting

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office says Ivan Berrien's 14-year-old son and his son's 13-year-old girlfriend were playing with Berrien's rifle when it discharged.

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Hero officer pulls baby from hospital debris

Heroes are often made suddenly, when tragedy strikes out of nowhere. It did Thursday, when a natural gas explosion flattened a maternity hospital in Mexico City.

It was dawn, and Police Officer Mauro Enrique Vera Suarez was in the middle of suiting up...

Allen Park's municipal mess: what now?

Allen Park ended up holding the short end of a disastrous financial stick.

Parker: Hard to root for cheaters

Rob Parker weighs in on the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots' tainted legacy and Marshawn Lynch's refusal to talk to the media.

Team Blake: City rallies against cystic fibrosis

The support for the Bowman family is not confined to walls of the high school.

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Suge Knight arrested in run-over death

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is facing a possible murder charge after allegedly running over two men, killing one, following an argument in Compton, California, according to authorities.

"So far, people we talked to said it looked like it was...

Mom convicted of fraud for opening credit cards in children's' names

Nicole Burkholder, 33, of Port Huron, will spend the next seven months in jail, followed by 18 months of probation for identity theft.

Ford to make $6,900 profit-sharing payments

Despite a sluggish fourth quarter, Ford recorded a $6.3 billion pre-tax profit in 2014.

Detroit police: Missing teen is back home

Aushina Kelley is home safe.

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'Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dies

The Australian author of the best-selling novel "The Thorn Birds" has died.

"It is with great sadness that HarperCollins Books Australia advise(s) that the iconic and much-loved author, Colleen McCullough, passed away on Thursday in hospital on Norfol...

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Romney not running in 2016

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will not make a third run for president, he told supporters on a Friday morning call, saying he believes it's "best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity" to become the nominee.

Kerry fined for not shoveling snow from sidewalk

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been fined for not clearing snow from the sidewalk by his house.

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