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Woman fatally shot at home on Strasburg Street in Detroit
DETROIT – A 32-year-old woman was fatally shot overnight at a home on Strasburg Street in Detroit. Police blocked the street early Thursday morning in the neighborhood near 8 Mile Road and Groesbeck Highway. Detroit police said one person is in custody in connection to this shooting. No other information is available at this time.
I-75 restoration to resume in Oakland County, close lanes through weekend
Road work on I-75 is resuming in Oakland County starting Friday and will close all freeway lanes between I-696 and Eight Mile Road over the weekend. When I-75 lanes reopen on March 1, only two lanes will be open in each direction from just south of Eight Mile Road to just north of 13 Mile Road, officials said. AdDuring the weekend road closure, I-75 traffic will be rerouted to the following:Northbound I-75 traffic will be detoured west on Eight Mile Road to northbound Woodward Avenue, then eastbound I-696 back to northbound I-75, andSouthbound I-75 traffic will be detoured to westbound I-696 to southbound Woodward Avenue, then eastbound Eight Mile Road back to southbound I-75. After the weekend closures, some lane and ramp closures will continue through the 2021 construction season in connection with the I-75 road work. Also after March 1, all southbound I-75 traffic will be shifted onto northbound lanes near 13 Mile Road to allow for crews to rebuild the southbound I-75 bridge over 13 Mile Road, officials said.
I-75 Modernization Project In Oakland County Resumes Friday With Weekend Closure
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Historic home to jazz: Baker’s Keyboard Lounge in Detroit
DETROIT – Baker’s Keyboard Lounge is reopening with restrictions in place. Learn all about the history of the place and what it has to offer now -- watch the video above. Baker’s is situated right along Livernois at 8 Mile Road. More: Black History Month stories you need to learn about
Winter weather advisory until 4 p.m. for parts of Metro Detroit: Periods of snow today
North of 8 Mile -- and especially north of M-59 -- snow will be more persistent, and an additional inch or two is possible. Winter weather advisoryThe National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 4 p.m. Tuesday for areas generally south of M-59, and until 11 p.m. for areas generally north of M-59. Temperatures today will only rise a couple of degrees, perhaps to near freezing (0 degrees Celsius), with a northeast wind becoming north at 10 to 15 mph. Snow diminishes Tuesday night, with lows in the low to mid 20s (-5 degrees Celsius). Becoming partly cloudy and much colder Wednesday night, with lows in the low to mid teens (-11 degrees Celsius).
Morning Briefing Jan. 26, 2021: Snowy forecast, some school closings, happy birthday Michigan, more
Here’s an update this morning from Meteorologist Paul Gross:Snow moved in overnight, and a heavy band developed as it progressed northward. A wonderful piece on how Michigan became a state way back when from our colleague Dane Kelly:Happy 184th birthday, Michigan! The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 551,080 as of Friday, including 14,326 deaths, state officials report. Monday’s update includes 3,011 new cases and 35 additional deaths over the past two days. On Saturday, the state reported a total of 548,069 cases and 14,291 deaths.
2 women shot, killed at Clinton Township apartment complex
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police said two women were shot and killed on Friday at a Clinton Township apartment complex. The suspected shooters were later arrested after leading officers on a chase. UPDATE: 2 charged after 2 young women fatally shot at Clinton Township apartment complexThe incident occurred at the Knottingham Apartments near Gratiot Avenue. Police chased the suspected shooters, who were in a Hellcat Dodge Charger, until the vehicle hit a utility pole. Authorities from Warren, Eastpointe and the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office were involved in the chase, which discontinued at one point.
Metro Detroit weather: Cloudy skies and scattered snow flakes
DETROIT – We have cloudy skies and even some scattered flakes and drizzle with temps mainly in the mid 30s as you head out and about. Metro Detroit won’t see much in the way of sunshine today, and really for most of the week. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day forecastThe cool air follows changing rain to snow by Thursday morning. We should see snow showers and dropping temps Thursday creating quite a festive look and feel to Metro Detroit on Christmas Eve. Snow showers and lake effect snow showers will continue on Christmas Day but temps are chilly in the teens to 20s and that’s it.
Police chase that started in Hazel Park ends in violent crash in Ferndale
FERNDALE, Mich. – A police chase that started in Hazel Park ended with a violent crash in Ferndale on Friday. A white Hyundai Sonata was pulled over by police in Hazel Park for a traffic violation. The crash ended on the Ferndale side of 8 Mile Road, not far from the State Fairgrounds in Detroit. After the crash a man ran across the street and was taken into custody. His passenger ran further into Ferndale and is still at large.
$5K reward offered for information leading to arrest of man accused of sexually assaulting Dollar Tree employees in Detroit
DETROIT – Police said an armed man robbed a Dollar Tree store in Detroit and sexually assaulted two female employees. The incident happened Monday night at a store on Van Dyke Avenue and Eight Mile Road, according to Detroit police. READ: Suspect flees scene after robbing Detroit dollar store, sexually assaulting employeesOn Wednesday, metal barriers covered the front of the store. Dollar Tree released the following suspect:We are distressed by the reported incident and we are cooperating fully with law enforcement’s investigation. Dollar TreeAnyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s sex crimes unit at 313-596-1950 or contact Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 800-SPEAK-UP.
Suspect flees scene after robbing Detroit dollar store, sexually assaulting employees
DETROIT – Police said an armed man robbed a Detroit dollar store and sexually assaulted two female employees. The incident happened at a Dollar Tree store on Van Dyke Avenue and Eight Mile Road on Monday night, according to Detroit police. “All of these places are robbed on a regular basis.”Police said the suspect forced the two victims to the back office. I felt really, really bad because this just doesn’t make any sense to me,” the resident said. Police said the suspect is a Black man who is believed to be around 5 feet, 5 inches tall.
Shooting victim’s vehicle blocks lane, causes crash on Southfield Freeway
DETROIT – Michigan State Police said troopers were dispatched about 3:20 a.m. Monday to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39) just north of 8 Mile Road after the report of a shooting in Detroit. There had been a shooting that police believe happened on 7 Mile Road near the Southfield Freeway. The victim fled the area after being shot, entered northbound Southfield Freeway but came to a rest on the freeway, blocking the left northbound lane just north of 8 Mile Road. Another vehicle that was not involved in the shooting rear-ended the shooting victim’s vehicle. State police said the shooting victim fled the crash scene on foot and was located by Southfield police.
Shooting ends with cash on Southfield Freeway in Detroit
Shooting ends with cash on Southfield Freeway in DetroitPublished: November 16, 2020, 7:32 amMichigan State Police said troopers were dispatched about 3:20 a.m. Monday to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39) just north of 8 Mile Road after the report of a shooting in Detroit.
1 killed in 2-vehicle crash on 8 Mile Road in northwest Detroit
DETROIT – One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on 8 Mile Road in northwest Detroit on Monday. The crash happened in the 7500 block of West 8 Mile Road. Police said a man from Warren was driving a red Chevrolet Cobalt was killed in the crash. The Warren man was driving eastbound on 8 Mile Road, possibly at a high rate of speed, when he got into a crash with the man driving a blue Chrysler, police said. The Warren man’s vehicle struck a building, causing a gas main leak and a water main leak.
I-75 modernization project: Road closures this weekend in Oakland County you should be aware of
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Crews have started working on segment two of the I-75 modernization project in Oakland County, and there are some closures to be aware of. READ: I-75 modernization project: Northbound single-lane closures in Oakland County to begin FridaySouthbound I-75 will have one lane open from Crooks to 13 Mile roads from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday. The southbound I-75 exit to Big Beaver Road will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Saturday. Northbound and Southbound I-75 will have a 15-minute stoppage of traffic at 8 Mile Road starting at 8 a.m. Sunday. You can follow I-75 modernization updates via the Twitter profile embedded below:
Metro Detroit woman speaks out after being pistol whipped, carjacked near 8 Mile Road and Evergreen
DETROIT – A Metro Detroit woman is speaking out after she said she was pistol whipped and carjacked while leaving a Chinese restaurant on Eight Mile and Evergreen roads. I’m just shaken saying, ‘Oh gosh. Shay said just seconds later, the suspect hit her with a gun. Shay said she got her car back but it had damage on the front of the car. She said the suspect took more than that.
Construction worker killed in hit-and-run on I-94 in St. Clair Shores, police say
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – Police are investigating after a road worker was struck and killed on eastbound I-94 near 9 Mile Road in St. Clair Shores on Monday. Police said the driver of the vehicle that struck the male worker fled the scene after the crash. The worker was near an orange road service vehicle. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 313-237-2450. The freeway is closed at 8 Mile Road.
49-year-old man found fatally shot in Detroit Sunday
DETROIT – A 49-year-old man was found fatally shot in Detroit around 4 a.m. Sunday near 8 Mile Road and Gratiot Avenue. The motive surrounding the shooting is still unknown and under investigation. Police did not release more details about the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit police at 313-596-2260. Crime Headlines
Homicide investigation underway at Cranbrook House Motel after man was fatally shot
DETROIT A homicide investigation is underway at the Cranbrook House Motel in Detroit after a man was shot and killed. Police said multiple shots were fired outside the motel around 7 p.m. on Thursday. The motel is located at James Couzens and 8 Mile Road. Police said the suspect fled the scene in a 2006 gray Acura. Anyone with information should contact Detroit police.
Police: 2-year-old killed, 4 injured after crash on 8 Mile Road in Detroit
DETROIT Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened Friday at 1:55 p.m. in Detroit. The crash happened in the area of 8 Mile Road and Cherrylawn Street. A 29-year-old man was driving a Dodge Challenger at a high rate of speed eastbound on 8 Mile Road when he collided into a 63-year-old woman driving a white Ford Escape. The driver of the Ford was taken to a local hospital and also listed in critical condition. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department Fatal Squad at 313-596-2280 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
Modernized southbound lanes to open on I-75 between Adams, 13 Mile roads
Southbound I-75 traffic in Oakland County will begin shifting to newly constructed lanes on Thursday evening. Southbound I-75 traffic has been sharing the northbound side of the freeway between Adams and 13 Mile roads due to road and bridge reconstruction. Beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, one lane will be closed on southbound I-75 between Adams and 13 Mile roads to prepare for the switch. Officials say that southbound I-75 traffic will be utilizing the newly constructed southbound lanes by 5 a.m. on Friday. Officials say there will be two lanes open for both directions on I-75 between 8 Mile and Adams roads during Labor Day weekend.
Teen fatally shoots man accused of viciously beating mother in Detroit
DETROIT – Detroit police said a 14-year-old boy fatally shot his mother’s 38-year-old boyfriend early Friday morning because the boyfriend was assaulting his mother. Witnesses said there was chaos in front of the teen’s home at 1 a.m. on Friday. The boyfriend is accused of viciously beating the teen’s mother. Police said the teen grabbed a gun and fired multiple times, killing the 38-year-old. Police said he has been released to the custody of his mother pending the results of the investigation.
Police: Teenager fatally shoots man involved in domestic dispute with mother
Police: Teenager fatally shoots man involved in domestic dispute with motherPublished: August 14, 2020, 5:18 pmDetroit police said a 14-year-old boy fatally shot his mother’s 38-year-old boyfriend early Friday morning because the boyfriend was assaulting his mother.
Detroit police want help identifying armed carjacking suspect
DETROIT – The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Detroit Police Department are asking the public to help identify a carjacking suspect. Police said an unidentified man approached a woman outside a BP gas station at 4125 W 8 Mile Road, near the intersection of 8 Mile Road and Livernois Avenue on July 30 at 9:15 a.m. The man pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded the keys to her car, police said. The suspect pointed a gun at the other person’s head and demanded his car keys. He was wearing a black hoodie, black pants and a black face mask.
1 killed in shooting at gas station on Detroits west side
DETROIT Police are seeking assistance to identify and locate a driver wanted in connection with a fatal shooting on Detroits west side on the night of Tuesday, June 16. A 22-year-old man was struck during the shooting and taken to the hospital, where police say he died. A 23-year-old man and 41-year-old man were also present in the vehicle. Below is a video of the wanted vehicle, provided by Detroit Police Department. Anyone with information can contact Detroit Police Homicide at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.
49-year-old man stabbed multiple times at Royal Oak Township hotel, police say
ROYAL OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. Michigan State Police (MSP) are investigating a stabbing at a Royal Oak Township hotel that left a man in serious condition Saturday morning. According to a tweet from MSP Metro Detroit, around 6 a.m. 49-year-old man was stabbed during an argument with an individual in the third-floor hallway of the Baymont by Wyndham hotel. MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) July 4, 2020The victim was taken to the hospital and listed in serious condition. Officials say both the victim and suspect left the scene before troopers arrived Saturday morning. Anyone with information can contact the MSP Metro North Post at 248-584-5740.
Livonia woman charged with disturbing peace after parking lot altercation
LIVONIA, Mich. A 46-year-old Livonia woman faces a disturbing the peace charge after getting into an altercation with a fellow grocery store shopper June 13 in the parking lot outside the Kroger store on 8 Mile Road. The Wayne County Prosecutors Office said Paula Marie Gearin intentionally blocked another female shoppers car so that the shopper was not able to leave the grocery store parking lot. According to the Prosecutors Office, it was about 4 p.m that day when the defendant was in the grocery store with a child. While in the store, she had a verbal exchange with another female shopper who was with her children, too. Livonia police officers arrived and spoke with both parties and the complainant filed a police report, reads a statement from the Prosecutors Office.
State police investigating report of shooting on Southfield Freeway in Detroit
DETROIT – Michigan State Police shut down northbound Southfield Freeway between 7 Mile and 8 Mile roads after a suspected shooting on the freeway early Thursday morning. Traffic update: This stretch of the northbound side of freeway was closed for an investigation Thursday. Police said he thought it was a drunk driver, so he backed off the vehicle. Once he arrived at his destination, he found what he thought was a bullet hole in his vehicle, police said. The man tried to file the report with the Southfield Police Department, but was directed to make the report with state police.
Police investigate deadly shooting on I-75 in Detroit
DETROIT Police are investigating a deadly shooting on I-75 south of 8 Mile Road in Detroit. The shooting happened at 3 a.m. Monday morning. The 37-year-old woman was shot and died from her injuries. The 42-year-old man was shot and is expected to recover. Click here for more Detroit crime reportsWatch the video above for the full report.
Protesters march from Livonia to Lansing in support of Black Lives Matter movement
DETROIT – Black Lives Matter marches continue across Metro Detroit on Saturday more than one month after a Minneapolis policeman killed George Floyd. Some protesters are marching all the way from Livonia to Lansing this weekend to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement amid national unrest. The group plans to stop in Brighton on Saturday night and Okemos on Sunday night, then continue their march to Lansing on Monday. The distance from Livonia to Lansing is just under 80 miles. We’re hoping we spark a change for the Black Lives Matter movement.”The group will hold a demonstration at the Michigan State Capitol at 10 a.m. on Monday.
Celebrate National Soul Food Month and treat yo self to take-out from this Detroit favorite!
Detroit June is National Soul Food Month, so for Take-Out Tuesday were going to a place that has soul in its name, Detroit Soul. Detroit Soul is located on 8 Mile Road between Dequindre and Ryan. Jerome and his brother opened Detroit Soul 5 years ago, making soul food with a healthier twist. Its truly a labor of love when you talk about soul food, says Jerome. Detroit Soul is located at 2900 E 8 Mile Road in Detroit.
Gas station shooting kills 1 man, injures another in Detroit
DETROIT Police are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another at a gas station on Monday night. Detroit police say at around 10:55 p.m. a 22-year-old man was pumping gas in a 2001 black Dodge Magnum in the 17700 block of West 8 Mile Road when three to four men pulled up in a dark-colored Chevrolet Impala and fired shots at the man. Police say a second man, 41, was also injured during the incident and transported to the hospital. Police described the suspected shooters as Black men. The status of the suspects and their whereabouts following the incident were not announced.
Crime Stoppers offers $2,500 reward for help locating missing 42-year-old Detroit woman
DETROIT – Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to the location of a missing Detroit woman. Krista Daniel, 42, was last seen on April 22 around 7:45 p.m. in the area of 8 Mile Road and Hawthorne Street. According to her family, Daniel met a family friend at Olar’s Party Store on 8 Mile Road near the I-75 service drive shortly after 7:20 p.m. Krista was last seen wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt, dark blue jeans, brown boots and teal colored winter coat, officials said. Anyone with information can anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up or by visiting their website here.