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Police identify 3 men accused of robbing teen in Sterling Heights, running across Warren freeway
Police have identified three men who were arrested on accusations that they robbed a teenager at gunpoint outside of a Walmart in Sterling Heights, fled into Warren and ran across a freeway with officers in pursuit.
Police identify man found shot dead at Sterling Heights apartment complex
Police have identified a man <a href="https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/local/2021/09/01/homicide-investigation-underway-in-sterling-heights/" target="_blank">found shot dead Wednesday</a> at a <a href="https://www.clickondetroit.com/topic/Sterling_Heights/" target="_blank">Sterling Heights</a> apartment complex.
Macomb County to open new COVID-19 vaccination site Monday
WARREN, Mich. – Macomb County is ramping up its efforts to get more people vaccinated for COVID-19. It is the fourth county-affiliated COVID vaccination site in Macomb County. Other county sites include the mass vaccination site at the Verkuilen Building in Clinton Township, the Richmond-Lenox EMS drive-through site and the Sterling Heights Senior Center site. That site will lead you to the actual vaccine appointment site: macombcovidvaccine.itfrontdesk.com/apptonline. AdNOTE: On Monday morning (March 29), the site indicated appointments were unavailable at all four Macomb County vaccine locations.
Police investigate violent crash in I-94 construction zone in Detroit
DETROIT – Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash Monday at a construction zone on westbound Interstate 94 in Detroit near Van Dyke Avenue. Officials said the driver in a Dodge Challenger was believed to be traveling more than 100 miles per hour before hitting a Chevy Malibu and a utility pole, landing upside down. Authorities said the driver was transported to a hospital for injuries injures and the people in the Malibu are expected to be OK.Watch the full report in the video above. MORE: traffic news
Macomb County offers new COVID-19 vaccination site for seniors 60 and older
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Through a partnership with SMART, Macomb County is offering a new vaccination location in Sterling Heights. The vaccination site is at the Sterling Heights Senior Center on Utica Road, between Schoenherr and Van Dyke roads. It’s why the Macomb County Health Department partnered with SMART to help distribute the coronavirus vaccine. Macomb County executive Mark Hackel said the new site is currently dedicated to vaccinating Macomb County residents and workers who are 60-years-old and older. More information can be found on the Macomb County Health Department’s official website here.
Detroit police: Man falls asleep driving, strikes police cruiser
DETROIT – A collision on Detroit’s east side sent two police officers to the hospital Saturday night. According to authorities, a man was driving northbound on Gratiot Avenue near Van Dyke when his vehicle struck a Detroit Police Department cruiser that was in the turn lane, before hitting the side of a building. Police said they believe the driver fell asleep while driving home from work. The two police officers that were in the cruiser checked on the driver before being taken to the hospital. They are expected to be OK.More: Detroit Crime News
Fire on Detroit’s east side kills 1, injures 4
DETROIT – A fire at a group home on Detroit’s east side killed one man and injured four others Friday morning. It happened on Burns Avenue, near I-94 and Van Dyke Avenue. The group home was significantly damaged and the building might be a total loss. The other four men were rushed to a hospital to be treated for burns and smoke inhalation. AdWindows blown out due to the intense heat with damages extending around to the front and porch of the home.
Father, 12-year-old daughter killed in crash in Shelby Township
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 45-year-old Macomb Township man and his 12-year-old daughter were killed in a crash in the area of 21 Mile Road and Van Dyke in Shelby Township. Shelby Township police and fire departments were dispatched at about 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday to a crash involving two vehicles. Police said one of the vehicles, a Dodge Ram, was engulfed in flames. A preliminary investigation revealed that the Dodge Ram was traveling northbound on Van Dyke, turning left onto 21 Mile Road when a commercial truck was southbound on Van Dyke, traveling through 21 Mile Road. Anyone who was in the area and witnessed the crash is asked to contact Traffic Services Bureau Sgt.
Road rage shooting on Detroit’s east side critically injuries 50-year-old man
DETROIT – Police are investigating a road rage incident on Detroit’s east side Friday that put a 50-year-old man in the hospital with critical injuries. Police said an argument between a 50-year-old man and a 31-year-old man escalated into gunfire being exchanged between the two. The 50-year-old man was struck and and was rushed to a hospital, where he is in critical condition. The 31-year-old man was taken in to be questioned by police. More: Detroit crime news
$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.
Shelby Township to offer drive-thru voting this Saturday amid COVID-19 pandemic
All rights reserved)SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Township officials will be holding a drive-thru voting event this Saturday in Shelby Township. Residents will be able to drive to the Township Hall, fill out an absentee ballot form and vote there. The drive-thru voting event will run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Members of the clerk’s staff will be there to assist voters. Residents can either fill out the absentee ballots there, or take them home to complete them. The drive-thru voting event will take place at the Shelby Township Hall located at 52700 Van Dyke Avenue.
Driver in stolen vehicle arrested near I-94, Van Dyke Road in Detroit
DETROIT Michigan State Police arrested a driver who was in a stolen vehicle in Detroit Sunday in the area of Interstate 94 and Van Dyke Road. Two other passengers in the stolen vehicle fled the scene, officials said. Police said a gun reported stolen was located in the vehicle. Michigan State Police arrested a driver in a stolen vehicle in Detroit on Sept. 6, 2020. A handgun reported stolen was also located in the vehicle.
Detroit police looking for missing 62-year-old woman with medical condition
DETROIT Police are seeking assistance to locate a missing 62-year-old Detroit woman. Peterson is described as standing 5 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing 160 pounds and having light brown skin, brown eyes and short auburn colored hair. She was last seen wearing a green and yellow dress and sandals. Peterson is in good physical condition but her family says she has a medical condition. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Departments Eleventh Precinct at 313-596-1140 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
2 teens, grandmother hurt in freak incident involving art project, microwave parts in Utica
UTICA, Mich. Two teenagers and a grandmother were rushed to nearby hospitals after a freak incident in Utica involving a woodworking art project and microwave parts. Utica police said the incident happened on the Fourth of July outside an apartment building near 21 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue. Utica police Chief Sean Coady said an 18-year-old man has extensive electrical burns to his lungs and is in a medically induced coma. In the Utica case, a father, his son and the sons girlfriend were using a transformer taken out of a microwave. His grandmother also ran over to help and was shocked, officials said.
FBI raids Allure Medical in Shelby Township over alleged improper COVID-19 treatments
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The FBI is raiding Allure Medical spa in Shelby Township over some kind of improper COVID-19 treatments. UPDATE: Macomb County business raided by the FBI over possible improper COVID-19 treatmentsAllure Medical is located at Van Dyke Avenue and 26 Mile Road. Breaking: FBI executing search warrant at Allure Medical Spa in Shelby Township. Connected to alleged potential improper Covid-19 treatments and testing. @clickondetroit @Local4News pic.twitter.com/IqGnPOsen4 — Nick Monacelli (@nickmonacelli) April 23, 2020Earlier this month, the FBI sent out a warning to the public about several emerging health care fraud schemes related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For $275K, a classic West Village duplex that needs renovating
West Village property values are sky high at the moment, and its rare that buildings can be bought for less than $100 per square foot. But not surprisingly for that price, youll need to put some work into it. According to the listing, the two-story brick building on Lafayette Street was built in 1912. But the floors, trim, and staircase are original and seem mostly salvageable. 7949 E. Lafayette Street is listed with Vincent Mazzola of OConnor Real Estate for $275,000.detroit.curbed.com
Employees inside Sterling Heights AT&T store tied up during robbery
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Employees inside a Sterling Heights AT&T store were tied up during a robbery Tuesday afternoon. Police said it happened just after 3 p.m. at a store on Van Dyke Avenue between 14 Mile and 15 Mile roads. Police said two suspects, a man and a woman, tied the employees up in a backroom. Police are still trying to figure out what the suspects got away with. Police said the robbers fled the scene in a white Pontiac Grand Prix.
Man in critical condition after being hit by vehicle on Van Dyke in Sterling Heights
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – A man was injured when he was struck by a vehicle on Van Dyke Avenue near Riverland Street on Thursday night. The victim, a 22-year-old man, is in critical condition, police said. Stay with ClickOnDetroit for more information as it becomes available.
22-year-old St. Clair County man seriously injured in single-car crash in Macomb County
BRUCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 22-year-old man is facing life threatening injuries after crashing his car into a tree early Friday morning in Bruce Township. Michigan State Police responded to the crash just after midnight. The scene was at Ebeling Road, east of Van Dyke Avenue. The 22 year old male driver from Capac was entrapped and needed to be extricated by the Bruce/Romeo Fire Department before being transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries. The investigation is continuing.”
Child struck by vehicle during walk to school in Center Line, police say
CENTER LINE, Mich. - A child is going to be OK after police said he was struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning on Van Dyke Avenue and Stephens in Center Line. It was more than a close call and is now serving as a warning for drivers, children and their parents. The 11-year-old child, Leinathea Old, was struck just before 7:30 a.m. Amber Fuller was walking to work and heard the thud seven houses down, she said. The driver asked not to be identified and because he has not been ticketed or charged Local 4 will not be identifying him. Motorists are urged to drive slower during school hours, especially when it's dark outside.
Man, woman injured in shooting in Center Line
CENTER LINE, Mich. - Police were called to a home Sunday evening on Edward Avenue just west of Van Dyke Avenue in Center Line after a woman reported her boyfriend had just killed himself. Upon arriving at the home police say they found a man bleeding and leaning against the front door and a woman bleeding from the face. It appeared the woman was shot several times in the face and neck area. According to police, the victims are identified as a 28-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman. The woman is in stable condition in the intensive unit.
Man, woman injured in shooting in Center Line
Police were called to a home on Edward Avenue just west of Van Dyke Avenue in Center Line Sunday evening after a woman reported her boyfriend had just committed suicide. Upon arriving to the home police say they found a man bleeding and leaning against the front door and a woman bleeding from the face, both were inside the home. It appeared the woman was shot several times in the face and neck area. Police say a handgun was found near the man. According to police, the victims are identified as a 28 year-old black male and a 24 year-old black female.
Renovated Sterling Heights ALDI store reopens today
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - ALDI is welcoming shoppers back to its renovated Sterling Heights store on Thursday. ALDI said the updated Sterling Heights store layout features "expansive refrigeration space to accommodate the fresh, healthy and convenient products people want most." All renovated ALDI stores also feature open ceilings, natural lighting and environmentally friendly building materials, the company says. The Sterling Heights store will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m."The updated ALDI store layout has even more to offer shoppers. "We can't wait to show our customers in Sterling Heights their newly remodeled store, and continue providing the affordable, high-quality foods we know they love at ALDI."
Macomb County authorities search for missing 89-year-old man
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Police are looking for an 89-year-old man who was last seen Saturday afternoon. According to authorities, Charles Askia, from Washington Township, was last seen walking alone at about 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Van Dyke Avenue and Stanford Boulevard. Askia does not have a vehicle, and his family believes he doesn't have a phone with him. Anyone with any information on Askia's location is asked to contact the Macomb County Sheriff's Office at 586-469-5151. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Construction worker severely injured after being run over by car in Sterling Heights
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - A construction worker was rushed to a hospital after being run over by a car at a job site in Sterling Heights, according to police. The incident happened before 5 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Van Dyke Avenue and 14 Mile Road. The 62-year-old construction worker suffered severe injuries to his head and torso. Police said the victim was looking down a manhole in a parking lot when an individual in a car backed up and ran him over. Police said the person in the car stopped immediately.
Michigan's 20 most dangerous intersections in 2018
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A Southfield intersection topped the list of most dangerous intersections in Michigan last year. VIEW: Most dangerous intersections in 2017Michigan Auto Law compiled data from Michigan State Police crash data to determine the most dangerous intersections based on the number of car crashes last year. Below is the list of the 20 most dangerous intersections, as well as the number of crashes that occurred at the intersections. Telegraph Road at 12 Mile Road in SouthfieldCrashes: 145, Crashes w/ injuries: 242. Orchard Lake Road at 14 Mile Road in Farmington Hills/West BloomfieldCrashes: 144, Crashes w/ injuries: 203.