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Parents of inmate who died in jail heartbroken

The mother and father of a man who died while in the custody of the Macomb County Jail speak for the first time about their son's death.

'American Sharia' film hopes to fight Islamophobia

Paula Tutman gets a sneak-peek at the new film.


20-pound pup chases off 3 bears

On Friday afternoon, three bears wandered into David Hernandez’s front yard. Jules didn't care how many bears there. She chased them off.

Tasty Tuesday: The Bridge

This new eatery is located near Belle isle on Jefferson Avenue.

Emagine Theatre implements new rules for teens

The new rules at Emagine Theatre make for a more exclusive move-watching experience.

Uniquely Detroit: Speedcult

Tina von Speedcult and Jerry Shirts talk to Live in the D about Speedcult and show us some of their metal creations available at the Rust Belt Market in Ferndale.

If the fire alarm goes off will your kids wake up?

Tonight at 11 p.m. - The Defenders put kids to the test to see what really goes on when the alarm goes off.

Clinton Township business fed up with break-ins

The family-owned business can't afford this. Just watch the surveillance video. See if you can help them catch the thieves.

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Moose melee caught on camera

Two moose on the lawn of a home in a suburb of Anchorage, Alaska, appear to fight over a female.

Dangerous, deadly new drug puts police on high alert

A new drug that causes users to lose total control is putting police on high alert because the drug is cheap, available and already taking lives.

Friday Football Frenzy: Southfield Lathrup vs. Hazel Park

Southfield Lathrup took on Hazel Park in this week on Local 4's Friday Football Frenzy.

Live in the D: Cool Shades for Cool Weather

Local 4 stylist Jon Jordan shows us how to pick out the perfect pair of sunglasses.

Tasty Tuesday: Palate

This Milford restaurant is making food as fresh as it can possibly come.

Detroit piano teacher turns 100 years old

She says exercising the mind, not just the body, is important.

Pet of the Week: Garbanzo

Garbanzo is available for adoption at the Michigan Humane Society 313-872-3400

Children's Hospital employee robbed at gunpoint

The Detroit hospital worker shares his story with Priya Mann.

@PaulaTutman: 'American Sharia' sneak-peek

First at 4: A sneak-peek at movie "American Sharia."

Steve Garagiola tries to break Lions' soul-crushing curse

Steve Garagiola takes a look at the Lions' latest soul-crushing loss.

Michigan-made movie hopes to fight "Islamophobia"

A Michigan-made movie is hoping to break down stereotypes.

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Oregon farmers boast 1,997-pound pumpkin

Farmers broke Oregon records over the weekend at the Bauman Harvest Festival with the unveiling of a 1,997-pound pumpkin.

Toppling TVs pose danger to children

Dr. McGeorge takes a closer look at this common household danger.

Manager of pot shop in Detroit shot

The 28-year-old manager of a medical marijuana dispensary in Detroit was shot Tuesday morning outside the building.

Pet of the week: Ducati

You can adopt this 16-month-old hound mix from the Last Day Dog Rescue by calling 734-743-1760.

Massive trash pile plagues apartments in Detroit

Hank Winchester has the latest on this story in southwest Detroit.

Man meets hero who saved his life

Guy Gordon has the inspiring story.

U of M professor believes he can help improve Michigan roads

Rod Meloni talks with a professor who has an idea for Michigan's roads.

Lions fans react to loss

Most fans outside Ford Field were not too pleased with the Lions loss.

Football night kicking off in Detroit

The Detroit Lions are taking on the Denver Broncos for their home opener Sunday evening.

Defenders: Pregnant woman’s driveway disaster

A water main break caused problems for a Detroit woman’s driveway and the Local 4 Defenders helped to get the city to fix it.

Coming up on Local 4…

If the fire alarm goes off will your kids wake up?

Tonight at 11 p.m. - The Defenders put kids to the test to see what really goes on when the alarm goes off.

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