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Woman poses as officer, threatens people online

A woman who posed as a cop and made fake threats on Facebook is now under investigation.

Fight breaks out at murder sentencing

A Detroit man convicted of murder in a shooting that killed a 3-year-old girl and injured three of her family members was sentenced Friday to at least 40 years in prison. He was sentenced Friday, but not before a fight broke out in court.

Cowboy with a cause stops in Detroit

A cowboy traveling across country on a mission to raise awareness about child hunger stops in Detroit.


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.

Defenders: Woman wants dangerous home torn down

She turned to the Local 4 Defenders for help, and she got it.


9-year-old raises $47K for sick friend

A 9-year-old Arkansas girl was hoping to raise a little money making bracelets to help her best friend with a rare skin disease. But that little turned into thousands.

Tasty Tuesday: Wally's frozen custard

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

Students' unusual way to raise money for college

Tonight at 11 p.m. - See how rebuilding a run-down vandalized house can help more than just the neighborhood.

Bernie catches up with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh

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


Utah mailman's plea for books goes viral

A 12-year-old Utah boy whose passion for reading is getting international attention.

Ruth to the Rescue: Fighting phone scams

There are ways to fight back.

Defenders: House taken over, ripped apart

Hank Winchester has the story from Pontiac.

Ashlee's Adventures: taking a hot air balloon ride

Ashlee Baracy goes high into the sky for this live report.

Pet of the Week: Lula needs a new home

This cute dog has been through a lot.

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Starbucks bans Tampa man for life

A Tampa, Florida man says he's been banned for life from Starbucks because he was allegedly harassing other customers about parking in the handicap spot.

Lions prep young players for tough situations

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

Novi teacher accused of sex crimes

A fifth-grade teacher at Novi Meadows Elementary has been charged with a sex crime.

Fiat Chrysler and the Kayle White tragedy

Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers hundreds of thousands Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two-dozen recalls.

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.

Live in the D: Working out at work

Guy Gordon talks to an expert who has some awesome tips about how you can workout at your desk.

Rape suspect turns himself in

Detroit police said Monday two of six males wanted in connection to a gang rape are in custody. The third suspect turned himself in Monday evening.

Ruth to the Rescue: Scam-fighting strategy

Here are some steps to take when fighting scammers.

Homegrown: Madison Boutique

It's unique women's clothing at affordable prices, and it's on the move!

Detroit’s new parking app is ready

Parking in Detroit is getting a high-tech upgrade.

Ruth to the Rescue: Power play phone scam

Scammers are getting ever more technical, in this case having the correct DTE caller I.D. and knowing personal details to scam this pizzeria owner.

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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.


Obama: 'I think if I ran I could win, but I can't'

President Barack Obama can't run for re-election next year, but he told African Union delegates in Ethiopia that if he could run again he thinks he could win.

Pet of the Week: Pierce and Adelle

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

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Students' unusual way to raise money for college

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