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Taylor woman will not face charges in fatal gas station shooting
A 40-year-old Taylor woman who fatally shot an acquaintance acted in lawful self-defense and will not be charged. “After a thorough review of the facts and evidence the warrant has been denied because there is insufficient evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the shooter committed a crim
Wayne County resident charged in bull elk poaching
TAYLOR, MI – A Michigan resident has been charged with the illegal killing of a bull elk. DNR conservation officers began the investigation in the Ostego County village of Vanderbilt around 9:50 a.m. on Dec. 8 after local police received a tip. The information was forwarded to the DNR’s Report All P
Michigan Pastor Who Shot and Killed Transgender Woman Arrested
A Michigan pastor who allegedly killed a transgender woman was charged with murder on Monday. Kelly Stough was found in a Detroit street on Friday and the Wayne County prosecutor’s office confirmed Albert Weathers had been arrested in relation to the crime.
Man charged in fatal Michigan Ave. hit-and-run
Detroit — A 28-year-old Detroit man faces felony charges for a Sunday afternoon hit-and-run that killed a 69-year-old man on Michigan Avenue, on the city's west side, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office announced Wednesday.
Michelle Obama surprises Wayne State students in visit to Motown Museum
DETROIT - Michelle Obama's tour for her memoir "Becoming" stops in Detroit on Tuesday for a sold-out show at Little Caesar's Arena. She made a stop at the Motown Museum to surprise young men from Wayne State University.
Family of 4 homeless after Christmas tree catches fire in Yspilanti Township
YPSILANTI TWP., MI -- An Ypsilanti Township family of four is temporarily homeless after a Christmas tree caught fire and spread throughout the house early Wednesday, Dec. 12. The family, a couple and their two daughters, 12 and 13, was alerted by a smoke detector shortly after midnight and escaped
Man and woman arrested for retail fraud at Walmart
Three Taylor police officers took a trip to Walmart Dec. 10. At approximately 9:40 p.m., the officers were informed of a retail fraud in progress at the store on Telegraph Road.
Man stops car at Canton bus stop, asks female student to 'come here'
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Canton police are searching for the suspect involved in a suspicious situation that reportedly happened at a bus stop Tuesday. At around 7:20 a.m. a student from Plymouth-Canton Community Schools was waiting at the bus stop located near Ardsley and Burnham roads.
Sterling Heights Man Charged in Shooting of Transgender Woman
DETROIT, MI – The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office today charged Albert Weathers, 46-years-old, of Sterling Heights, in connection with last Thursday’s shooting death of Kelly Stough, 36-years-old, of Detroit.
Wayne County man charged in bull elk poaching incident
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) - A 60-year-old Taylor man has been charged with the illegal killing of a bull elk, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The charge is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a fine of $2,000.
Woodhaven girls' basketball holds off Grosse Ile in non-league battle w/ PHOTO GALLERY
For the first eight minutes of Woodhaven’s home opener vs. Grosse Ile, it appeared the Warriors would roll effortlessly to a non-league victory. But as the fans at Woodhaven High seen Monday, a lot can change in three quarters.
Volunteers are the heart of Dearborn Rotary’s Santa Snaps workshop at the Wayne County Lightfest
For nearly 40 evenings this year, the Rotary Club of Dearborn will rely on dozens of volunteers to be Santa and serve as Santa’s helpers during the Wayne County Lightfest—helping to create photo memories for generations of area families.
Westland police shoot, kill dog during arrest
WESTLAND, Mich. - A parole absconder was arrested in Westland, but that's not what has neighbors upset. During the arrest, officers shot and killed an 11-year-old dog named Moo.
300 infants, unborn babies found in cemetery crypts
(WDIV) — CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — All new cemetery and crematory services at Knollwood Cemetery in Canton Township have been suspended due to multiple violations of state laws, according to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
University of Michigan to prohibit faculty members from romantic, sexual relationships with students
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan announced major policy changes Monday that affect faculty members on all three campuses. Staff members will no longer be allowed to have romantic or sexual relationships with students. Starting next year, violating the rule could result in suspensions or
State officials: Canton cemetery improperly storing more than 300 infant, fetal remains in crypts
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - All new cemetery and crematory services at Knollwood Cemetery in Canton Township have been suspended due to multiple violations of state laws, according to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
16-year-old charged as adult with man's shooting death in Wayne
A 16-year-old from the city of Wayne faces a murder charge in the shooting death of an Ypsilanti man last month. Authorities say a marijuana purchase gone wrong led to the shooting of Devin O. Woods, 19, outside the Hype Athletics facility, on Howe Road south of Annapolis, in Wayne, shortly after 5
Sterling Heights man charged in transgender woman's murder in Detroit
DETROIT - A Sterling Heights man is charged in the shooting death of a transgender woman in Detroit. Wayne County prosecutors say 46-year-old Albert Weathers shot and killed Kelly Stough.
Michigan reports 1st Acute Flaccid Myelitis case in Wayne County child
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) was notified this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that Michigan has a confirmed case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). This marks the first confirmed case of AFM in Michigan in 2018. The confirmed case is a chil
Sterling Heights man charged with murder in shooting death of transgender woman
DETROIT (WXYZ) - The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has charged Albert Weathers, 46, of Sterling Heights, with the murder of Kelly Stough, 36. Stough, a transgender woman, was found dead by police in the area of East McNichols and Brush streets on Dec. 7.