Oakland County boy charged with reckless driving in crash that killed 11-year-old, hurt 2 teens
A 16-year-old Oakland County boy has been charged with reckless driving after he crashed into a tree while fleeing police, killing an 11-year-old and injuring two teenagers over the weekend, officials said.
7-year-old boy reunited with family after carjacking in Detroit
DETROIT – Brenda Stinson was looking out her window when she saw a little boy running as if his life depended on it. Stinson, who lives near Clay Street and Interstate 75, had never seen the little boy before and thought he was lost. Original Report: Detroit police recover 7-year-old who was in vehicle during carjackingThis all starred at the Mobil gas station near I-75 and Warren Avenue. That’s when Stinson saw the child. After police came to get him, the family went to the Detroit Police Department’s Seventh Precinct.
LIVE STREAM: Michigan Gov. Whitmer testifies in Senate hearing on infrastructure
Potholes on Beech Daly Road just north of Warren Avenue in Dearborn Heights. (WDIV)WASHINGTON – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will testify before a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday about the need for investment in infrastructure. The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a hearing entitled, “Building Back Better: Investing in Transportation while Addressing Climate Change, Improving Equity, and Fostering Economic Growth and Innovation.”Whitmer will be joined by Maryland Gov. The hearing begins at 10:15 a.m. -- watch in the video player below:
Police seek suspects in series of burglaries on Detroit’s east side
Police are looking for four men wanted in connection with a series of businesses broken into Jan. 6, 2020. DETROIT – Police are looking for four men wanted in connection with a series of burglaries and businesses broken into early Wednesday morning. According to authorities, between 2:50 a.m. and 3:30 a.m., several Detroit businesses were broken into. Police said a gas station near the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Mt. Police described the suspects as four Black men who were driving a white Dodge Charger with two black racing stripes on it.
Detroit police: 84-year-old man fatally struck by car on Warren Avenue near Woodmont
DETROIT – An 84-year-old man was fatally struck by a car Sunday evening on West Warren Avenue near Woodmont Avenue, Detroit police said. The man was hit in the roadway by a silver Honda sedan about 6:10 p.m. The driver stopped, police said. Medics rushed the man to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries. Anyone with information on this fatal incident needs to contact the Detroit Police Department’s Fatal Squad at 313-596-2260 or Crimes Stoppers at 800-SPEAK-UP.
Man found dead inside SUV in Detroit may be victim of another freeway shooting
DETROIT – Police searched a lot just south of the I-96 and I-94 interchange Thursday morning to look for answer in what could be another freeway shooting. Police responded to the scene, located off Tillman Street and Warren Avenue, just after 10 a.m. after multiple 911 calls reported gunshots. Police only described the victim as a white man who had been shot to death. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. More: Detroit crime news
Armed man killed by Detroit police after woman’s murder, police station shooting, DPD says
DETROIT – A man armed with a high-powered rifle was killed during a shootout with police after he murdered a woman over a child custody issue and fired shots into a police station, according to authorities. Detroit police Chief James Craig said the man involved in the shooting approached the Fifth Precinct in a large, black SUV and got out with a “high-powered” rifle. He fired about four shots into the police station, Craig said. The lieutenant at the desk put out a call for help, and as units responded, the armed man left the front area of the police station, according to authorities. When he came across one of the responding police vehicles, the man fired at it, hitting it at least once in the windshield, officials said.
Detroit police seek missing 61-year-old woman with mental health disorder
DETROIT – Police are looking for Tonya Whitley, a 61-year-old woman last seen near the intersection of McClellan and Warren avenues. Whitley is about 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds. She was last seen wearing a red dress and black heel shoes. She is reportedly in good physical health but has a mental health disorder. Anyone who has seen Tonya Whitley or knows of her whereabouts is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5740.
Police seek man wanted for Dearborn road rage shooting
DEARBORN, Mich. – Dearborn police released images of the suspect wanted for a road rage shooting that took place around 5:40 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18. Police say the shooting happened in the area of Warren Avenue near Chase Road. The Dearborn Police Department will aggressively investigate this incident and the person responsible will be held accountable,” said Dearborn Police Chief, Ronald Haddad. CRIME HEADLINESDearborn police released this photo of the man wanted for a road rage shooting incident. (Dearborn police)Dearborn police are encouraging anyone who recognizes the vehicle or suspect to contact authorities.
LIVE TRAFFIC: Flooding leads to road closures in Metro Detroit
Lanes are blocked on Southfield Freeway (M-39) northbound after Warren Avenue and southbound after Joy Road due to flooding. The left shoulder and left lane are also blocked on Interstate 94 westbound after Interstate 75. Rain is expected for Tuesday night into Wednesday. Most of the activity will be between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.More on weatherBelow are freeway updates from the Michigan Department of Transportation:
Man wanted for Dearborn road rage incident that left victim hospitalized after being shot multiple times
DEARBORN, Mich. Police are investigating a shooting that happened during a road rage incident near Oakman Boulevard and Warren Avenue in Dearborn on Sunday. The victim was shot multiple times and hospitalized. Officials are still searching for 25-year-old, Jawad Aref Bazzi, who has been identified as a person of interest. Bazzi is described as an Arab American, 5 feet, 8 inches tall with black short hair and brown eyes. He was last seen driving a silver 2020 Ford F-150 with black stripes on the driver and passenger doors.
Detroit police seek driver who lost control doing donuts, injured 3 people
DETROIT Police are seeking the driver of a gray Dodge Charger who allegedly injured three people early Monday morning. According to officials at about 2:10 a.m. the three individuals were watching the unknown driver of the Dodge Charger do donuts in the area of Livernois and West Warren Avenue. Police say the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck the three pedestrians and then fled south on Livernois. All three victims were taken to the hospital -- two were listed in critical condition and one was listed in temporary serious condition. Anyone with information can contact the Detroit Police Departments Fatal Squad at 313-596-2280 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
Police looking for 51-year-old woman missing since last month
DETROIT Police are looking for a 51-year-old woman who has been missing since April 25. Cynthia Royal was last seen at 4 p.m. when she left her sons house in the 5700 block of Beaconsfield after an argument, according to police. She was last seen walking down Nottingham, just past Warren Avenue. She weighs between 120-130 pounds, has brown eyes, short black hair, according to police. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Departments 5th Precinct at 313-596-5540 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.
Children injured when vehicle traveling more than 80 mph slams into SUV on Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – Two children were injured Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle they were in slammed into another vehicle in Detroit. An SUV was pulling onto E. Warren Avenue from Algonquin Street when it was hit by a black Cadillac Escalade that was traveling more than 80 mph, officials said. The children were in the Escalade, which ran into a tree after striking the SUV. A woman who witnessed the crash described seeing the Escalade speeding before smashing into the other vehicle. All four people who were in the Escalade, including the two young children, were taken to a hospital.