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Sheriff: Search for fire chief now a recovery effort

A suburban Detroit fire chief is missing and may have drowned while on a boat with three…

Mother, daughter scam social security while behind bars

A mother and daughter allegedly scammed the government, collecting social security checks while incarcerated.

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Grumpy puppy takes Facebook by storm

Derek Bloomfield and Christie Bailey, the owners of Earl, the grumpy-looking pug/beagle mix puppy, say the Facebook sensation is really is a mellow sweetheart.

Pet of the Week: Sherman

For adoption information, call the Michigan Humane Society’s Detroit center at 313-872-3400.

Pet of the Week: Jimmy

This terrier-mix needs a home. Call Fido and Fluffy at 586-530-2221.

Can medical marijuana treat autism?

A regulatory panel will consider is autism will be included on the list of things medical marijuana can legally treat.

Crooks steal everything including the family dog

Sunday at 11 p.m. - The Defenders hit the streets to fight for this local family's safety.

Pet of the Week: Pierce and Adelle

For adoption information, call the Michigan Humane Society’s Detroit center at 313-872-3400.

Will 'White Boy Rick' be released?

The governor could decide to release Rick Wershe Jr.

Trash collectors save family from fire

When two trash collectors awoke Thursday morning, they probably thought it would be just another day, but things changed early in their day when they saw smoke billowing into the sky.

Tasty Tuesday: Wally's frozen custard

This east side establishment is known for its custard and coffee creations.

Bernie catches up with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh

Harbaugh was at an annual golf outing but had time to talk about his program.

Theater shooting 911 calls released

The calls made to 911 from inside the theater were frantic.

Thieves target homes with closed garage doors

Well-maintained streets are the perfect hunting grounds for bad guys. The Birmingham Estates homeowners association found out the hard way.

Train track traffic trouble

Railroad crossings in Huron Township are causing backups in traffic, some lasting over an hour.


Woman recalls 'strange' meeting with theater shooter

One woman says she met the Louisiana movie theater gunman less than a week before the shooting, and he talked about trying to kill his cat.

Lions prep young players for tough situations

Rhonda Walker takes a look a the Lions' secret weapon.

Restitution plan being set up for Fata victims

The federal government is in the beginning stages of setting up a restitution system for those with medical bills from former cancer doctor Farid Fata.

Defenders: Small drip leads to massive water bill

She turned to Hank Winchester for help after receiving a hefty water bill.

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Panda celebrates 37th birthday in Hong Kong

Jia Jia, a popular panda at Hong Kong's Ocean Park turned 37 and Guinness World Record recognized simultaneously for being the oldest panda ever in captivity and the oldest panda still living in captivity.

War veteran attacked, robbed in St. Clair Shores

An 80-year-old Korean War veteran was robbed outside his home Thursday morning, police say.

Searching 4 Justice: Family seeks missing 19-year-old

Brenda Burton wants to know what happened to her 19-year-old son Osean Lockett Jr., who she calls Ham.

Ruth to the Rescue: Financial therapists

Do you need help with finances? Maybe a financial therapist is the way to go.

Tasty Tuesday: Just Delicious Scones and Royal Treat Tea Room

This tea room in Roseville is one unique place to drink and eat among paintings and antiques.

Friday Football Frenzy: Jags vs. Marauders

The Jags and Marauders battled in this Friday Football Frenzy matchup.

Turkey on the loose at UM Ann Arbor

University of Michigan students have a new mascot -- sort of. Jason Colthorp goes on the hunt for a wild turkey.

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Cruise not done making 'Mission Impossible' movies

As the fifth installment of the "Mission Impossible" series opens, Tom Cruise says he plans to make a sixth film.

Michigan panel recommends allowing marijuana for autism

Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if a senior official follows the recommendation made Friday by an advisory panel

Sneak peak at restoration of Henry Ford estate

Henry Ford's Fair Lane estate is being restored for its 100th anniversary.

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Crooks steal everything including the family dog

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