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Snyder signs 'anti-Tesla' bill

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law tighter restrictions to prohibit electric car maker Tesla Motors from selling vehicles in Michigan.

4 shot rush to Ecorse police station for help

Four men were shot early Tuesday morning at an Ecorse gas station that is just blocks from the police station.

Judge revisiting sentences in Matt Landry murder

Two young men are returning to court this week for new sentences in the murder of a man who was abducted outside a fast-food shop in 2009.

Police: Boy's attack part of teen's plan to murder family

The parents were trying to keep their teenage daughter and her older boyfriend from seeing each other.

Police: Bus driver fell asleep, crashed

A SMART bus driver fell asleep at the wheel Monday evening before crashing into six vehicles on Maple Road.

'Bait-and-switch' thefts reported at MGM

The Local 4 Defenders have learned the woman may be involved in up to three different incidents that led to a casino patron becoming the victim of a crime.

22-year-old driver dies in crash on I-75

Michigan State Police say they’re investigating whether cellphone use was a factor in the death of a driver who crashed into the back of a semi-truck on I-75.

NHTSA: 4.7M vehicles need air bags fixed

Inflators can rupture in air bags made by Takata Corp., causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are inflated in crashes.

Detroit police release video of market robbery

Detroit police release surveillance video of a man smashing his way into a market and stealing money.

Woman sought for questioning about Detroit girl's murder

Lashay Davis is being called a person of interest in the shooting Friday which killed Amiracle and injured three of her family members.

Shot fired during road-rage in Ann Arbor

The shooter, described as a white man between 35 and 45 years old with short spiked hair, fled the scene in an older blue or gray Chevrolet Astro van.

Vote here for Friday Football Frenzy!

Voting is now open for the Oct. 24 Friday Football Frenzy Game of the Week!

Ex-Taylor mayor found dead at home

Police don't expect any foul play was involved in Jeffrey Lamarand death.


Detroit's Slows Bar-B-Q expanding to Grand Rapids

Detroit's famed Slows Bar-B-Q is expanding next year to Grand Rapids.

Higher wages pay big dividends at new Detroit diner

A new Detroit diner is changing up the economic recipe when it comes to paying its workers.

Scrap metal, arena key to Detroit bankruptcy exit plan

As part of that, city attorneys told Rhodes on Tuesday that for all its potential, Joe Louis Arena is not worth much after the Red Wings leave it.

Man charged with murder in 3-year-old girl's shooting

A 23-year-old Detroit man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a shooting that killed a 3-year-old girl and injured three of her family members.

Suspect in fatal beating bound over for trial

The suspect charged with open murder in the beating death of an elderly man inside his Bloomfield Township home has been bound over for trial.

Uniquely Detroit: Hamtramck Stadium

Detroit's baseball history goes beyond the Detroit Tigers.

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Is that you, Renee Zellweger?

Renee Zellweger, you had us at "hello." More like, had us marveling at your look on the red carpet Monday at the Elle Magazine 21st annual Women in Hollywood event. The actress looked so different from her "Jerry Maguire" and "Bridget Jones's Diary" days that some questioned whether it was really the same person.

Saws stolen from Detroit firefighters, again

The tools are vital for firefighter safety.

Michigan scientists involved with comet landing

It has been 10 years since a spacecraft named Rosetta rocketed into space on a journey to Comet 67P. Now, a team of University of Michigan scientists are revealing what the spacecraft has revealed and what will happen next.

Detroit considering sale of scrapped copper wire

The city of Detroit plans to sell 13 million pounds of copper wire from its public lighting operation.

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Wealth is outpacing income -- and that's a scary sign

More household wealth in America sounds like good news, but it could also mean economic trouble.

Bashara's friend says they did drugs together at golf club

"We would smoke marijuana or do cocaine on the golf course -- Bob and I," said Jim Wilson.

Wayne State law school freezes tuition

Wayne State University's Law School plans to freeze tuition next year and give a scholarship to every incoming student.

Defenders: Butane drug mix can be deadly

Something teens are doing across the country has potentially explosive consequences.

Staples investigating possible data breach

Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

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Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

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