2 dead after car crashes into church, bursts into flames following drag race in Detroit
DETROIT -- Two people are dead following a crash Saturday evening that happened during a drag race in Detroit. According to police, officers were called to the scene around 11:15 p.m. after two vehicles crashed in the area of Maxwell & E. Warren. The victims were riding in a Dodge Durango that burst into flames after it crashed into the front of a church. A man and woman who were in the Durango were transported to a local hospital, but were declared dead when they arrived. According to WXYZ Detroit, the crash took place following a drag race which ahs been an issue in the city.mlive.com
Video: Suspect in stolen vehicle leads police on chase in Farmington Hills
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Police arrested a man driving a stolen vehicle after he led officers on a chase in Farmington Hills. Dashcam video shows officers trying to stop the driver with their vehicles. Body cam footage shows officers chasing the man, even jumping over a fence. Police believed the suspect was armed after they retraced their steps the next day. “The next morning, during daylight, investigators recovered a fully loaded handgun from the area believed to be involved in the incident,” said Police Chief Jeff King.
Chicago police release surveillance video of SUV believed used in 14-year-old’s killing
Police Monday released footage of a red Dodge Durango without a front license plate that investigators believe was used in the shooting. The video shows the SUV has tinted windows and a sunroof. The video does not appear to show the point at which people in the Dodge fired on the car Bryshawn had been riding in.chicagotribune.com
Dodge Opening Dealer Orders For New 2021 Durango SRT Hellcat
Performance enthusiasts looking to add a new 710-horsepower 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat three-row SUV to their family will be able to order one starting tomorrow, Fri., Nov. 6. “With three rows of seats, Durango SRT Hellcat is as qualified for a family road trip as it is on a race track, a 710-horsepower muscle car for people with families.”Deliveries of the Durango SRT Hellcat are scheduled to begin early next year. The 2021 Dodge Durango will be built at the 3 million-square-foot Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP) in Detroit. Form follows function with 2021 Durango updatesThe 2021 Dodge Durango model lineup delivers more performance than ever with six distinct models – SXT, GT, Citadel, R/T, SRT 392 and SRT Hellcat. SRT engineers upgraded the Durango SRT Hellcat to improve handling, including several race-inspired technologies and Brembo brakes, resulting in performance numbers never before seen on a Durango.detroit.cbslocal.com
Cal City man, Lynwood juvenile held in carjacking that started in Munster: police
Munster Police were called around 5:37 p.m. to the BP Gas Station at 747 Ridge Road, for a carjacking, court records released Monday said. The victim said the two men — later identified as Terry L. Lee, of Calumet City, Illinois; and a 17-year-old from Lynwood, Illinois — approached her pointing large guns and masks, records said. At gunpoint, they stole her white Dodge Durango but eventually allowed her to run away from them before heading north on Calumet Avenue, according to the affidavit.chicagotribune.com
Police find parents of newborn left at Sinai-Grace Hospital
DETROIT – The mother and father of a newborn baby that was dropped off at DMC Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit have been found. Police said a man pulled up to the hospital on Thursday, asked someone to hold the baby while he parked his vehicle and then drove away and did not return. Authorities said they were worried about the mother and located the parents thanks to a tip from the public. Police said the woman -- found at a home near the intersection of Lahser Road and Kessler Steet -- is OK.Police are still investigating to see the parents will face charges. It is not against the law to drop a newborn off at a safe place -- like a hospital or a fire station -- but the baby is supposed to given to an employee.
Police searching for man who left newborn at Sinai-Grace Hospital, concerned about mother
DETROIT – Police are concerned for the welfare of the mother of a newborn baby that was dropped off at DMC Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit. READ: Man left newborn baby at DMC Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit, police sayPolice said a man pulled up to the hospital on Thursday, asked someone to hold the baby while he parked his vehicle and then drove away and did not return. He said the baby was just hours old when it was left at the hospital. Serda described the man as a Black man in his late 40s or early 50s. “We’re not looking for the mother for any kind of charges or anything, we’re really more concerned about her safety," Serda said.
Man left newborn baby at DMC Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit, police say
DETROIT – Police are trying to identify and locate a man who dropped off a baby at DMC Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit. A man pulled up to Sinai-Grace hospital in the 6000 block of West Outer Drive at 9:27 a.m. on Thursday, exited his vehicle and asked another person who was entering the hospital to hold the baby until he parked the vehicle. The man is described as a Black man in his late 40s or early 50s. Police said he is between 5 feet 10 inches tall or 6 feet 2inches tall and has a medium brown complexion. He was last seen wearing an unknown light-colored hate, light-colored short sleeve shirt and light-colored pants with the left leg of the pants pulled up.
Teen fatally shot while sitting in car at Runyon, Greiner in Detroit
DETROIT A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot Tuesday night in the area of Runyon and Greiner streets on Detroits west side. The victim was sitting in the drivers seat of his 2014 white Dodge Durango. A 2014 red Ford Fusion pulled up alongside the Durango and someone from inside the Fusion fired shots into the Durango, striking the teen. Detroit police continue to investigate this deadly shooting and are asking anyone with information to please call Detroit Police Homicide at 596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. More: Metro Detroit Crime News
Police blotter: Intoxicated driver causes crash
According to a sheriffs report, the suspect was driving a red 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe that struck a red 1998 Dodge Durango. Investigators said the Durango was traveling northbound on Raintree when the Tahoe pulled out in front of him coming from Carmel. When the Durango hit the Tahoe, it pushed the Tahoe into the Silverado that was parked and unoccupied. An intoxicated passenger in the Durango told deputies the driver of the car who also was intoxicated fled the scene. The suspect was found and treated at the scene by paramedics from Monroe Community Ambulance for a cut on his hand.monroenews.com
Driver shot to death at stop sign in Detroit
DETROIT – A 31-year-old driver was killed Friday while stopped at a stop sign, Detroit police say. According to police, on Friday at around 8:30 p.m. the victim was stopped at a stop sign in a black Dodge Durango at the corner of Robson and Fenkell when a white vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots. The victim was struck and died at the scene. There is no information on possible suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-800-SPEAKUP.
3 Target stores in Wayne County broken into overnight
DEARBORN, Mich. – Three Target stores were hit by thieves early Monday morning in Metro Detroit. The break-ins happened in Allen Park, Woodhaven and Dearborn. NEW: Thieves work quickly overnight to strike 3 Target stores in Metro DetroitPolice told Local 4 the thieves smashed the front door and made off with electronics. Authorities are looking for a silver Dodge Durango linked to the crimes. No arrests have been made.