Family calls for justice for military veteran killed in hit and run in Detroit
Detroit police search for one driver, possibly two, that may have hit and killed a 58-year-old Detroit Woman. Her family emphasizes the life she led. The mother of two who served in the military died while crossing 7 Mile Road last Wednesday near Telegraph.
Detroit Molotov cocktail arsons: Video shows men igniting car, throwing bottle off house
Detroit police are investigating a pair of incidents involving Molotov cocktails -- one in which a car was ignited from the inside and another in which a man threw the burning bottle at a house and watched it bounce off into the snow.
Family mourns death of videographer who just moved to Detroit
Steven Smelser is heartbroken following the murder of his only son. It feels so unreal,” said Steven Smelser. “He was such a kind and caring person that had friends all over the world,” Steven Smelser said. Click here to donateAnyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. More: Detroit crime news
39-year-old man shot, killed in home on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – A 39-year-old man was shot and killed inside his home on Saturday night, according to authorities. Detroit police say at about 10:11 p.m. officers and medics responded to multiple shots fired in the 16800 block of Woodbine Street on the city’s west side. Officers reportedly discovered a 39-year-old man fatally shot inside of his home. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. Anyone with information can contact the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
Detroit police launch investigation into death of baby boy
DETROIT – Police are looking into the death of a baby boy. According to police, the parents were in bed with the child. When they woke up around 4:30 a.m. the baby was unresponsive. Police say the baby showed no visible signs of trauma. The investigation is ongoing.