Many believe the death and burial of a circus elephant named Little Jennie in Oakland County to be a myth. Others actually recall the event vividly.
Some believe this Michigan bridge marks the start of Up North. Others just marvel at its vast span and view of the Saginaw River. We’re talking about, of course, the Zilwaukee Bridge.
Popular pet names, like baby names, tend to change over time or in tandem with current trends.
Ann Arbor police officers spent several minutes trying to rescue a dog who became stranded on ice on Tuesday.
The chapel is constructed weeks before the annual Winter Carnival at the school, which this year takes place from Wednesday through Sunday.
Some might know it, but there is a rideshare for long distances that exists.
Michigan winters present an entirely new set of activities for people of all ages, and that’s just one of the great things about living here.
There are so many rich choices these days when it comes to the world of travel – and with popular sites like Airbnb and VRBO, you can even stay in more unique places than ever before.
If you are looking to live your renovated school bus traveling dream, don’t look any further.
This week, we’re bragging about siblings Tracy and Matthew Dirian: Teens who have managed to overcome serious loss and change, and are persevering and thriving.
A student from an Oakland County high school had a chance of a lifetime as he was selected to perform at Carnegie Hall.
A couple from Ann Arbor saw Local 4′s series of reports on chronic absenteeism in Detroit Public Schools last fall and decided to help out a grandmother who touched their heart.
Grow Detroit Young Talent is kicking off its ninth year in the city and hoping to reach a significant milestone in 2023.
This Tasty Tuesday, we’re checking out O’s Burger Bar in Detroit, where one family is serving up burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs and more to their community.
When Jenni Nowell decided to experience the ocean in a different way, there was no better person to do it with then her 12-year-old daughter Addison.
One of the best things you can do this tax season is to utilize the Earned Income Tax Credit.
For the first time in NFL history, two Black quarterbacks are playing in the Super Bowl. Here is why that matters.
Here is a look at podcasts to follow for Black History Month.
The mythos of Bigfoot is alive and well in Michigan.
If you did not know my story and were to see me at Chick-fil-A on a Saturday morning eating my two biscuits, one for Ethan and one for me, you would think I was just any other guy enjoying his breakfast.
Whether you feel like you have a strong understanding of black history, or you're working to learn more, we've assembled 10 facts, or anecdotes, from history.com, to help you grow your knowledge base.
We’ve heard the horror stories about people finding hidden cameras in their Airbnb rental. Has this happened to you?
The nominees are in, and this year’s potential Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees span a wide variety of music genres.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we want you to share your special valentine.
It all started with one week in 1926, when one organization chose the second week of February to promote the achievements by Black Americans and other people of African descent.
So, how well do you believe Punxsutawney Phil’s ability to judge whether there will be an early spring?
Longtime WDIV meteorologist Paul Gross is retiring after 40 years at the station.
It was a night this community will never forget.
A box of chocolates or a bouquet of flowers are certainly nice gifts to give to your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day, but why not give a gift that can last a lifetime -- when you don’t even have to leave your house to get it?
We're checking out The Fed Community in Clarkston for Tasty Tuesday this week to see what makes the historic spot so special.
The Morning Report includes weather, local headlines, what to watch out for, a roundup of national and international news, Local 4 features, contests and deep-dive explainers into interesting and important local topics.
If you live in a part of the country where you experience all four seasons then you’re pretty used to snowplows cleaning up the streets of your town when mother nature decides to dump inches of snow on the ground.
It’s tax season once again, and you should be taking every tax credit that you qualify for. Here's why.
One of our favorites here at WDIV, Paul Gross, is retiring after four decades at the station.
As most of you know by now, I am retiring from Local 4 after forty years of living my childhood dream.
The most hackable passwords and tips to ensure your password is most secure.
The podcast features longform interviews and discussions with problem-solving members of our communities.
It’s been 45 years since a powerful blizzard dropped more than a foot of snow in Southeast Michigan, establishing itself as one of the more memorable weather events in recent history.