Morning 4: Teenager fatally shot at hotel party in Detroit -- and other news

Here are the top stories for the morning of Dec. 31, 2022

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Morning 4 is a quick roundup of stories we think you should know about to start your day. So, let’s get to the news.

15-year-old shot, killed at teen hotel party in Detroit

Detroit Police say a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed early Saturday morning during a party at Hawthorne Suites off the Southfield Freeway near the Dearborn and Detroit border.

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Westland pizza shop owner, pillar of community retires after 45 years

A long-time Westland pizza shop owner says it’s time to pass the torch. After 45 years behind the counter, Vasil “Bill” Vangoff is ready to hang up his apron.

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Benedict XVI, first pope to resign in 600 years, dies at 95

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday. He was 95.

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Idaho college killings suspect is criminology PhD student

A 28-year-old criminal justice graduate student was arrested in eastern Pennsylvania on Friday as a suspect in the mysterious stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students last month, authorities said.

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Weather: Rain continues for Metro Detroit; Wintry mix expected Sunday morning

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Elizabeth Washington is a Digital News Editor and has been with Local 4 News since April 2022.