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Silverdome's roof lost to decay

Mother nature is causing significant damage to the Silverdome.

Family loses everything in fire

A Detroit family loses everything in a house fire just days before Christmas. Donate to the family online here:

Chief Craig warns officers to be vigilant

Detroit Police Chief James Craig is warning officers to be vigilant following violence in New York and new threats to police on social media.

Firefighters find man's body inside home

Firefighters discovered a man's body inside of a home on Detroit's east side after putting out a fire.

Flashpoint web segment: Rev. Faith Fowler

Rev. Faith Fowler talks about Detroit in this Flashpoint web-only segment.

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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.

Veterinarian saves man's life

When a medical emergency happened in one local vet's office, their medical professionals jumped right in and saved a pet owner's life.

Flashpoint: General Motors on Detroit's naughty list

The panel took a look at some of the reasons GM landed on Hour Detroit's naughty list.

Library captures history through voices

See who's behind the Robert Vincent Voice Library at MSU and why they're working so hard to preserve it. A link to the library can be found here.

Couple: Craigslist couch infested with bed bugs

A South Carolina couple got more than they bargained for when they purchased a couch off Craigslist.

Soldier dresses as Santa to surprise kids

A U.S. Army soldier surprises his daughters on his return home -- as Santa Claus.

A farewell to Bill Bonds

Three generations of Detroit broadcasters, along with Bill Bonds' family and friends, said good-bye to the legendary newsman Thursday.

Ann Arbor store hiding jewelry around city

A jewelry store in Ann Arbor is holding a holiday scavenger hunt.

Video: Rift Valley in Kenya

Here is stunning video of the Rift Valley in Kenya.

DPS students get holiday shopping spree

For a select group of Detroit Public Schools children Saturday was a ride on a school bus they will never forget. Thanks to the generosity of a school bus company these deserving kids were given a chance to shop until they dropped.

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Madonna releases tracks from upcoming album

Madonna gives her fans an early christmas present, Dr. Evil pops up on "SNL" and the weekend's box office.

Salsa goes from family recipe to store shelves

A family turns their restaurant business into a salsa-making one.

Raw video: Ford's CEO announcement

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

Man dressed as Santa shoots 2 men

Detroit police says that a man in a Santa suit is behind bars after shooting two men during a confrontation at a downtown gas station.

Local 4Casters preview Christmas week

The week starts out sunny with temps in the upper 30s, but showers will move in later in the week.

Flashpoint: Detroit's naughty or nice list

The Flashpoint panel looked at Hour Detroit's naughty or nice list for the city.

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.

Man rejected on Facebook sets home on fire

Authorities say a Kentucky man burned down a woman's home after being rejected on Facebook.

Ways to maximize tax refunds

Even though the deadline for your taxes is still months away, it’s a good time to start thinking about getting them done – which could save you money.

Defenders special: Bashara: The Verdict

Watch the Local 4 special "Defenders: Bashara: The Verdict." Bob Bashara was found guilty of murdering his wife, Jane Bashara, and other charges including obstruction of justice and witness intimidation.


103-year-old golfer hits hole in one

It might take most golfers a lifetime to hit a single hole-in-one. Gus Andreone hit his 8th ace on Wednesday and at 103, he’s the oldest ever to get one. He hit his first hole-in-one in 1939.

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Dr. McGeorge follows up on three stories of hope

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