Harper Woods police issue ‘Stranger Danger’ alert after white SUV spotted offering children candy
Harper Woods police put out a stranger danger alert Monday for parents after a white SUV was spotted approaching children asking them if they wanted candy in both Harper Woods and Saint Clair Shores. Less than a mile and a half apart with easy access onto I-94, police say it’s suspicious.
Water main break disrupts traffic in Detroit on I-94
Bitter cold conditions are responsible for causing 75 active water main breaks in Detroit, including one today (Jan. 26) that shut down I-94.Traffic has been stopped along westbound I-94 while work crews shut off the water main that sprung a leak, sending water gushing down the freeway.
Wife of man killed by suspected drunk driver in Harper Woods prepares to spend first Thanksgiving without her husband
The wife of 34-year-old Nick Newman is preparing for her first Thanksgiving without her husband by her side. Newman was killed by a drunk driver on his way home from work on Sept. 21, police said.
Police seeking man accused of assaulting 69-year-old on Detroit’s east side
Police are searching for a man who they said assaulted a 69-year-old man on Feb. 6 on Detroit’s east side. DETROIT – Police are still looking for a man who they said assaulted a 69-year-old man in February on Detroit’s east side. A man inside the vehicle got out and assaulted the victim before getting back in and fleeing the scene in an unknown direction. AdAnyone with information is asked to contact DPD’s Seventh Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-5740 or Crime Stoppers at 800-Speak Up. More: Detroit crime news
‘He wasn’t happy about the price’ -- Video captures people setting Detroit business on fire
DETROIT – Surveillance video recorded at Frank’s Auto Center on Detroit’s east side showed an allegedly angry customer who tried to burn down Frank Hachem’s shop. He wasn’t happy about the price,” Hachem said. He had another person with him and that wasn’t cool at all,” Hachem said. “I want this guy off the street, because he can really hurt somebody out here,” Hachem said. “I’m glad that he did it to me because I’m going to be after this guy and I’m going to make sure this guy is locked up.”More: Detroit crime news
Warren resident sits outside wife’s nursing home window for hours every day
Nothing stops Frank Notaft from visiting Lake Pointe Senior Care in Clinton Township. He drives from Warren, sets up a tent, chair, heater and radio to meet with his wife of the past 60 years. Prior to the pandemic, 83-year-old Notaft would come to have lunch, dinner and to hold 80-year-old Nikki’s hand to walk the hallways. AdThe love story is well known inside Lake Point Senior Care and outside. “A lady gave me the tent,” Notaft said.
Nightside Report Feb. 21, 2021: Detroit neighborhood loses only grocery store to fire, residents protest racist flag, snow on the way
View of Detroit from the Windsor Skycam on Feb. 21, 2021 at 7:19 p.m.Finding food became much harder on Detroit neighborhood. Harper Food Center, located near the intersection of Harper Avenue and Newport Street, was completely destroyed in a fire Saturday night. It was a place where the community could come together for fresh food and see their neighbors. WATCH Local 4 News at 11Metro Detroit weather: Snow arriving late-Sunday, slippery Monday morningA light southeasterly wind have temperatures rise from the upper 20s to the low 30s, Sunday evening. Ad4 Fast FactsSaturday, Feb. 20, 2021 --
Detroit grocery store destroyed in large fire on city’s east side
DETROIT – A large fire destroyed an important part of a Detroit neighborhood. Harper Food Center, located near the intersection of Harper Avenue and Newport Street, was completely destroyed in a fire Saturday night. Large flames and heavy smoke poured out of the only full-service grocery store in the community. A neighborhood grocery store is nothing -- reduced to nothing.”AdThe loss of Harper Food Center is hard to underestimate. Detroit has long struggled with access to full-scale grocery store access.
Crews battle grocery store fire on Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – Fire crews battled a large fire at a Detroit grocery store Saturday night. Dramatic video captured the fire at the Harper Food Center, located near the intersection of Harper Avenue and Newport Street. UPDATE: Detroit grocery store a total loss after massive fireRead: More Detroit News
VIDEO: Police seek suspected carjacker on Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – Police are looking for a suspected carjacker after an armed robbery on Detroit’s east side. Police said that as he waited, a man approached on foot, entered the victim’s Nissan Altima, produced a weapon and ordered the victim out of the vehicle. Video of the suspected carjacker can be seen above. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-2555, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. More: Detroit crime news
Man wanted by Detroit police for larceny at store
Police are searching for this man wanted in connection with a larceny. DETROIT – Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a larceny that happened Dec. 29 at 10:30 a.m. inside a store in the 17100 block of Harper Avenue in Detroit. Police say the man walked into the store and put an unknown amount of energy drinks inside of a black backpack. After the theft he fled the store on foot and was last spotted walking on Harper Avenue. Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Fifth Precinct at 313-596-5540 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.
Pedestrian in critical condition after collision in Clinton Township
A man was critically injured when in a collision in Clinton Township, Dec. 19, 2020. CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 52-year-old man is in critical condition after he was struck by a pickup truck as he was crossing the street near the intersection of Cottrell and Harper avenues, just east of I-94, Saturday. According to authorities, the collision happened just before 5:30 p.m. when the pickup truck turned from northbound Harper Avenue onto eastbound Cottrell Avenue, where the man was walking in the crosswalk. Police said the man struck his head and suffered a head injury. Police said the driver, a 53-year-old man from Clinton Township, immediately stopped and rendered aid.
15-year-old girl, 12-year-old girl missing from Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – Police are looking for two girls who went missing on Detroit’s east side. According to authorities, Alexis Gean and Mariah Acosta left their residence near the intersection of Somerset and Harper avenues sometime between 11 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Saturday. She has green eyes, blond hair and was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater. She has brown eyes, brown hair and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater. Please air or print the following information on missing Alexis Gean and Mariah Acosta.
Murder suspect killed by Detroit police after he fires shots at 5th Precinct
DETROIT – Police officers shot and killed a man Tuesday morning who opened fire on the Detroit Police Department’s 5th Precinct. This man then approached the 5th Precinct early Wednesday morning -- about 5:15 a.m. -- in a black SUV. Fast facts:A man fatally shot a woman Monday night near Grand River and Warren avenues. Detroit police said the same man opened fire on the Detroit Police Department’s 5th Precinct about 5:15 a.m. Tuesday. He sat inside the SUV in the parking lot of a closed business not far from the 5th Precinct on Conner Street.
16-year-old girl fatally shot on Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – A 16-year-old girl was killed Sunday night when she was shot during an argument. Police said it happened just before 8:30 p.m. on Beaconsfield Street, near Harper Avenue and Outer Drive. Police said the suspect exited the house and fired a shot into the home, striking the 16-year-old girl. She was rushed to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-2260.
Family of woman injured in double hit-and-run in Detroit demand justice
DETROIT – A $2,500 reward is being offered for any information in the double hit-and-run of a 26-year-old mother of three. Janesha Shelton was struck just before her birthday while walking across a Detroit street. READ: Woman in critical condition after being struck by 2 vehicles in Detroit, police sayHer family is working to find the drivers responsible for hitting the young woman. They want any clues that can lead them to the drivers responsible for hitting Janesha Shelton and leaving her in the middle of the street. Janesha Shelton was struck on Harper Avenue by a black SUV, moments later she was struck by a minivan.
Police seek suspect, 2 persons of interest in gas station shooting
DETROIT Detroit police are asking for the publics help to identify and locate a suspect and two persons of interest wanted in connection with a gas station shooting that occurred on July 3, 2020. Police say at about 4:15 a.m. two women exited a black Chevy Trailblazer and entered a gas station in the 13300 block of Harper Avenue. The persons of interest can be seen in the below video provided by the Detroit Police Department. Detroit police are seeking a man wanted in connection with a non-fatal shooting at a gas station on July 3, 2020. (Detroit Police Department)Detroit police are seeking a suspect and two persons of interest wanted in connection with a shooting at a Detroit gas station on July 3, 2020.
ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Saturday, June 27, 2020
DETROIT The 19-year old was last seen on June 21st and his family began their own search to bring him home. The family tells Local 4 they found him dead at an abandoned home on Elmdale Street, near Conner Street and Harper Avenue on Detroits Eastside. WATCH Local 4 News at 11Metro Detroit weather: Cloudy but warm, Saturday eveningSaturday evening will have fading raindrops and partly to mostly cloudy skies. It will be warm with temperatures in the 70s. 4 Fast FactsFriday, June 26, 2020 --
Truck ends up on top of Mustang in St. Clair Shores collision
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. A collision Saturday in St. Clair Shores put a pickup truck on top of a Ford Mustang. The crash happened on 13 Mile Road, near Harper Avenue. Police havent released many details, but the driver of the Mustang walked away from the crash with a cut on his arm.
Detroit police seek man missing for more than two weeks
DETROIT Police are searching for William Richardson who was last seen May 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the 12200 block of Harper Avenue in Detroit. He has not been seen since then. Richardson is described as black with a dark complexion and has short dreadlocks. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-800-Speak-Up.
Detroit police investigate smash-and-grab on citys east side
DETROIT Detroit police are investigating a smash-and-grab incident on the citys east side on Saturday. Police say unknown suspects breached a local business by backing a silver 2002 GMC Envoy into the building in the 14300 block of Harper Avenue around 5:24 a.m. It is unknown if anything was stolen at this time, according to police. Anyone with information can contact Detroit Police Departments Ninth Precinct at 313-596-5940 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP. MORE: Local News
Questions surround critical shooting on Detroit's east side
DETROIT - A 23-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot near the Cabana Motel on Harper Avenue early Wednesday morning. According to authorities, the man was driving a gold Buick when a gunman approached, opened fire and took his car. Detroit police Chief James Craig said carjacking are down 28 percent in Detroit compared to 2018 and down 60 percent when compared to 2015. Police said she was unaccounted for after the shooting, but have since located her and have questioned her. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Attorney General's Office reviewing fatal St. Clair Shores police-involved shooting
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. - The case of a controversial shooting in St. Clair Shores is being reviewed by the Michigan Attorney General's Office. Saturday, activists are expected to host a peaceful protest at the St. Clair Shores Police Department to demand transparency in the investigation. The rally will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the St. Clair Shores Police Department. The Macomb County sheriff previously cleared St. Clair Shores police in the shooting. More coverage:Theoddeus Gray (WDIV)WATCH: K-9, suspect killed in shooting outside St. Clair Shores banquet hall (report from Nov. 4, 2018)Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Woman dies in Detroit crash after vehicle loses control, strikes tree
e 58-year-old driver is being treated for his injuries and in critical condition. DETROIT - A crash that happened along Harper Avenue and Harrell Street on Saturday night claimed the life of a woman. Police said the driver of a 2003 white Ford Explorer lost control of the vehicle in the area and struck a tree. The 58-year-old driver is being treated for his injuries and in critical condition. Another passenger in the vehicle, a woman in her 40s, died at the scene of the crash, police said.