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Local rapper takes music industry by storm

Dej Loaf went from a music studio in Detroit's most dangerous neighborhoods into the national spotlight.

Man saves friend during life-threatening allergic reaction

A man jumps into action to save his friend who was in shock from a food allergy.

Defenders: Thieves caught on camera

Teenage thieves are caught on video taking whatever they can from a Detroit gas station. Store workers said Detroit police let the thieves go free.

Gas falls to $1.99 in Ypsilanti

For the first time in five years the gas falls below $2.

Wheel thieves strike in Macomb Township

Neighbors in Macomb Township have seen a rash of wheel thefts.

Community service to erase traffic fines

While drivers will like the new rules, Michigan's non profit agencies will like it even more. For more information and to view all the recent changes, click here.

DTE tree trimming blocked after outcry from township

DTE Energy is trying to make sure trees don't interfere with power lines this winter. However, some people are concerned about what the utility company is cutting down.

Pets of the Week: Cupid and Noel

These beagle mixes need homes! Call What We Do For the Love Of Pets Rescue at 313-671-4134 for adoption info.

Chocolate store offers do-it-yourself truffles

If you’re looking for a unique treat or gift, check out what this downtown Mount Clemens shop is doing with chocolate.

Sip, shop and support local

The Connection Network presents: The Holiday Edition of The Gazelle Series.

Saturday December 13th, 2014. 2pm-7pm

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Detroit, MI

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Where to find exotic meat for your table or gifts

Paula Tutman finds a shop in southeast Michigan that specializes in exotic meats like alligator, elk, Kangaroo and rattlesnake!

Business owner murdered inside his store

He was shot to death Thursday inside the resale shop he owned on Detroit's west side.

Naked in Detroit: Art or exploitation?

Tonight at 11 p.m. - The Defenders catch up with the photographer who created a controversial project.

Making a Difference: Jimmy Settles columnist Reverend Lonnie Peek, Jr. shares the story of a local leader who is fighting to make the city of Detroit better for all of us.

How nude photos can turn into charges

The consequences of an often immature mistake can last a lifetime. Local 4 Defenders have a warning for teens that all parents should be aware of.

Time running out for deal to fix roads

With less than 48 hours to go and no deal on the table, will there be a fix for Michigan's roads and what will it mean for your wallet?

Family of murdered Detroit shop owner speaks out

Elliot Evans, 52, of Garden City, was found shot to death last week inside his shop on Detroit's west side.

Man says flowers on wife's grave turn purple

A California man recently lost the love of his life. Now he's convinced she's sending him a message from beyond the grave.

Naked in Detroit: Art or exploitation?

The Defenders catch up with a photographer who has created a controversial project.

Raw video: Ford's CEO announcement

 Ford says CEO Alan Mulally will retire July 1 and be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields.

Live in the D: Pet of the Week is 'Elf'

He's a sweet little puppy who needs a new home.

Video: Rift Valley in Kenya

Here is stunning video of the Rift Valley in Kenya.

CNN, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Sony's cancellation of 'The Interview' is unprecedented

After several of the largest theater chains in the U.S. backed out of showing the comedy ‘The Interview,’ Sony Pictures has canceled its Dec. 25th release of the James Franco and Seth Rogan film about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

How Bashara's illness can affect trial

With Bob Bashara unable to be in court during jury deliberations, the trial could face some roadblocks.

Dad-turned-author writes lessons on sportsmanship

Live in the D talks with a local dad who has penned books that teach children important lessons about playing sports.

Boy's wish for wheels comes true

His new ride is unlike anything his friends will get for the holidays.

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