Police believe Southfield shooting, carjacking is related to violent Dearborn attack
Police believe a shooting and carjacking by masked men Monday in Southfield might be related to a violent Dearborn attack in which a resident was held at gunpoint while armed robbers assaulted his fiance, officials said.
Water main repair may disrupt service for some in Lathrup Village
LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich. – Repair work on a water main break Tuesday in Lathrup Village may impact service for some. City officials will turn water off Tuesday from 7 a.m. to noon as crews repair the break. Businesses in the area may experience service disruptions during repairs, but no residential areas are expected to be impacted. City officials are warning that occupants may experience discolored water for several hours after the repair has been completed. If you experience discolored water, officials recommend turning on the cold water faucet at the lowest level of the residence, closest to the water meter and letting the water run for about 10 minutes.
Man accused of driving drunk faces 9 felony charges in Taylor crash that killed 12-year-old girl
TAYLOR, Mich. – A 20-year-old man accused of drunk driving is now facing nine felony charges following a fatal car crash in Taylor. Noah Gary Damron was charged in Wayne County Friday for his involvement in a car crash that killed a 12-year-old girl earlier in the week. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, 12-year-old Phoebe Elliot was a passenger in her aunt’s vehicle, traveling westbound on Northline Road. AdMore: Suspected drunk driver awaits charges in Taylor crash that killed 12-year-old girlNoah Gary Damron, 20, was charged in Wayne County on Feb. 5 with nine felony offenses in connection with a fatal car crash that occurred in Taylor, Michigan on Feb. 3. Taylor Police Chief John Blair says Damron is being held on a $2 million bond.
Detroit neighborhood evacuated due to gas leak
DETROIT – Several homes in a neighborhood on Detroit’s west side were evacuated Friday morning due to a gas leak. According to authorities, water department workers struck a gas main near Southfield Road and Paul Avenue. Several homes were evacuated as a precaution. Authorities said fixing the leak would not take very long. More: Detroit News
10-year-old critically injured in collision on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – Police said two people are in critical condition after a Detroit collision that involved children. According to authorities, the collision happened at about 3:45 p.m. Friday when a 58-year-old woman driving a Chevrolet down Grand River Avenue attempted to pass a vehicle on the right, where she read-ended a Ford Escape near Southfield Road. The driver of the Ford is expected to be OK, but the driver of the Chevrolet was critically injured. Police said the Ford had two young children inside -- a 5-month-old, who is expected to be OK, and a 10-year-old who is in critical condition. More: Detroit crime news
Michigan State Police: Investigation into vehicle found with bullet holes on I-696 turned over to Warren police
A Michigan State Police car was involved in a crash on I-696 in Southfield. (WDIV)Michigan State Police said an investigation into a vehicle found with bullet holes on Interstate 696 has been turned over to Warren police. State police said the Warren Police Department contacted the agency, revealing the vehicle was involved in an incident in the city. State police said when the trooper checked the vehicle, he observed several bullet holes in the car. “A check of local hospitals and police departments did not reveal a victim or incident,” MSP officials said.
Northbound I-75 reopens at Southfield Road (M-39) after semi truck crash
All northbound lanes of I-75 have reopened at Southfield Road in Lincoln Park after closing for several hours Thursday morning due to a crash involving a semi truck. The crash was reported just after 3 a.m. Thursday. A semi truck overturned. The lanes have been cleared for traffic to resume as of 7:50 a.m.No serious injuries were reported. View: Live Traffic map
Man arrested after 6-year-old girl killed in Detroit crash
DETROIT – Police said a 43-year-old man driving a pickup at a high rate of speed disregarded a red light and collided with a Dodge Caravan that was carrying multiple passengers. A 17-year-old man was driving the Dodge Caravan southbound on the Southfield Freeway Service Drive with three passengers: A 46-year-old woman, 13-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl. All of the passengers in the Dodge Caravan were transported by medics to a local hospital. READ: Father mourns death of 6-year-old killed in crashThe 43-year-old driver of the pickup was also transported to a local hospital. He was then arrested and transported to the Detroit Detention Center.
Man killed, woman injured in shooting outside Ecorse Family Dollar
ECORSE, Mich. – A man was killed and a woman was injured in a shooting late Wednesday night outside a Family Dollar store in Ecorse. The shooting happened in the parking lot of the business on Southfield Road near Jefferson Avenue. Police said a man and a woman were sitting in the car just before 9 p.m. when the man was shot and killed. Family Dollar EcorseThe man is believed to have been in his 30s. Anyone with information on this deadly shooting needs to contact the Ecorse Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 800-SPEAK-UP.
Detroit police investigate shooting, attempted robbery on citys west side
DETROIT A 27-year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery early Sunday morning. According to police the victim was approached by a male suspect around 1:30 a.m. in the 8600 block of Southfield Road who then produced a weapon and shot the victim. Police say the victim, who is a CPL Holder, fired back at the suspect but it is unknown if he was struck. The shooter fled the scene possibly in a white or silver vehicle, officials said. Anyone with information can contact Detroit Police Departments Ninth Precinct at 313-596-5940 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
Southfield Fire Department rescues ducklings trapped in storm drain
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Southfield Fire Department (SFD) came to the rescue on Saturday morning when a brood of ducklings fell into a storm drain. According to a news tip, a duck and her 10 ducklings were crossing Southfield Road to reach a water pond at Spring Haven Apartments when they fell into a storm drain. Members of SFD were able to rescue nine of the 10 ducklings and return them to safety. The resident believes a good samaritan must have witnessed the incident and called the fire department for help. Full Screen 1 / 5 The Southfield Fire Department came to the rescue when 10 ducklings fell into a storm drain on May 2, 2020.
Woman says person in minivan tried to kidnap her in Ecorse
ECORSE, Mich. – Police in Ecorse are investigating a possible attempted kidnapping that happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities said a woman reported that a person in a white Chrysler Town and Country tried to grab her on Southfield Road near 5th Street. The vehicle had damage to the rear bumper and tinted windows. The victim managed to get a partial plate number from the vehicle of 16B. Officers are patrolling the area searching for the vehicle.
I-696 service drive project begins Tuesday
LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich. - Lane closures on the westbound service drive between Southfield Road and the westbound I-696 exit ramp will be in place to allow concrete pavement and concrete curb repairs starting Tuesday. Two lanes of the service drive will remain open at all times to allow traffic onto Southfield Road. One lane of the westbound I-696 exit ramp will be closed from Sept. 22 to Oct. 12. Another lane of northbound Southfield Road will be closed when construction is taking place at the intersection between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The construction being performed in the fall of 2019 will be followed by asphalt resurfacing work in May 2020.
Eastbound I-696 reopens in Southfield after semi truck crash
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Traffic was backed up on both sides of I-696 near Southfield Road due to an overturned semi truck on Tuesday morning. Eastbound I-696 was closed at Southfield Road. "Preliminary invention revealed that the semi-tractor driver lost control crossing all lanes of travel, striking the right side, retaining wall several times. This caused the tractor to lose its load of rolled steel," Michigan State Police said on Twitter. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Eastbound I-696 reopens near Southfield after semi truck crash, fuel leak
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Traffic was backed up for hours Tuesday on both sides of I-696 near Southfield Road due to an overturned semi truck. State police said they discovered a fuel leak after the crash, which lengthened the closure. This is where we are right now on the I-696 crash. But have a plan to avoid it, just in case pic.twitter.com/tiGR3Do7Yq MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) August 27, 2019Check interactive traffic maps here. pic.twitter.com/YDTZ4esa5M MDOT - Metro Detroit (@MDOT_MetroDet) August 27, 2019Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Local 4 News at Noon -- Aug. 27, 2019
DETROIT - Here's what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon (watch the episode above).Semi overturns with fuel leak on I-696 near SouthfieldTraffic is backed up on both sides of I-696 near Southfield Road due to an overturned semi truck. Metro Detroit weather: More rain showers todayRain showers will slow you down as you head out and about on a Tuesday morning around Metro Detroit, although the rain will take a break here and there this morning. Detroit's Cobo Center has a new nameThe new name for Detroit's Cobo Center was unveiled on Tuesday. Leaders from TCF Bank, along with local officials, held a news conference Tuesday morning to officially unveil the new name for Cobo Center. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- Aug. 27, 2019
DETROIT - Here's what's coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Semi overturns with fuel leak on I-696 near SouthfieldTraffic is backed up on both sides of I-696 near Southfield Road due to an overturned semi truck. Metro Detroit weather: More rain showers todayRain showers will slow you down as you head out and about on a Tuesday morning around Metro Detroit, although the rain will take a break here and there this morning. Detroit's Cobo Center has a new nameThe new name for Detroit's Cobo Center was unveiled on Tuesday. Leaders from TCF Bank, along with local officials, held a news conference Tuesday morning to officially unveil the new name for Cobo Center. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.