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TOP STORIES Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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Here are the top stories:

4 TO KNOW: 

LOCAL

  • Michigan State PoliceDirector under fire for message calling NFL players 'degenerates' for protest.
  • Macomb Community CollegeGunman reported, but never found.
  • Sterling HeightsHero comes forward after saving boy who had heart attack at restaurant.
  • Consumers EnergyUtility company investigating strong natural gas smell reported in Plymouth, Plymouth Township, Northville Township.
  • Auto Insurance: New plan unveiled to reduce Michigan rates.
  • Northwest Detroit: Officials search for shooter who killed 26-year-old woman.
  • WeatherIsolated showers, 80s and changes coming in SE Michigan.

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL:

  • Saudi Arabia: Women celebrate finally being allowed to drive.
  • Fast Food: New report grades the 25 largest US chains on where they stand on antibiotics.
  • HoustonLooters strike beauty store in wake of Hurricane Harvey.
  • Puerto RicoResidents still wait for aid one week after Maria.
  • NFL: Backlash to #TakeAKnee protest grows.
  • Hurricanes: Comparing responses to Harvey, Irma and Maria.

POLITICS:

  • JFK Assassination: Will President Trump allow release of secret papers?
  • Obamacare: Future of health reform law is in the White House's hands.
  • GunsTrump may open up exports of American guns.
  • Germany: Country's far-right get millions in Euros.
  • Luther Strange: Trump's recent tweets supporting Alabama senator deleted.
  • James Mattis: Rockets hit Kabul airport hours after defense secretary's arrival.

ENTERTAINMENT:

  • Hip-Hop: Diddy, Killer Mike, other stars slam Trump amid anthem firestorm.
  • Steven TylerAerosmith cancels tour dates after frontman suffers 'unexpected medical issues.'
  • Cardi B: Rapper hits No. 1 with her single 'Bodak Yellow.'
  • Sarah Jessica ParkerActress to lead walking tour of New York City.

SPORTS:

  • Detroit TigersTeam in close race for No. 1 pick in 2018 MLB Draft.
  • Jim HarbaughMichigan football coach fires back at commentator who criticized him after rant about Purdue facilities.
  • NFL: Backlash to #TakeAKnee protest grows.
  • Kobe Bryant: Basketball star ranked more popular than Steph Curry in China.

ALL 4 PETS:

  • HurricanesPets displaced by storms looking for families in Metro Detroit..
  • Pet Supplies PlusMichigan-based company sending donations to help animals affected by Hurricane Harvey.
  • Guinness World Records: Michigan cat has world's longest tail.
  • Exercising: Something a little different than the standard walk.

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