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Pontiac woman charged with burning son in scalding water
The child is still in critical, but stable condition at this time while his mother, Carmen Ann Smith-Portee, was arrested after admitting to doing it on purpose.
Howell man who jumped from vehicle on I-96 near Okemos Road expected to survive injuries
Ingham County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the incident in Alaiedon Township about 8:15 p.m.People who were driving in the area observed the incident said the man was driving about 80 mph and called police, said Det. Sgt. Chauncey Shattuck.Police said the man's vehicle came to rest in the
Fatal motorcycle crash closes EB I-94 at Southfield Freeway
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) - Eastbound I-94 is closed at Southfield Freeway in Allen Park due to a fatal motorcycle crash, 7 Action News has learned.The crash happened just after 7 a.m. on I-94 near Greenfield.Right now, details are very scarce and we're not sure what caused the crash or if anyone els
Two killed in motorcycle crash on Flint's north side
A white sedan was driving west on Damon Street, made a left turn onto southbound North Saginaw Street and was hit by a motorcycle, Flint police said.
15-year-old girl missing after getting into red pickup truck on Detroit's west side
DETROIT- A 15-year-old girl is missing after leaving her home and getting into a red pickup truck on Detroit's west side, according to authorities.Police said Mayerlyn Esmeralda Duenas-Calderon was last seen by her father around 10 p.m. Thursday at their home in the 2000 block of Woodmere Street.May
Sheriff: boy burned by water so badly he may have internal injuries
The child is so small he's diapered and covered from head to toe in bandages.Investigators say he was scalded and burned on his arm, back and forehead by his mother, Carmen Smith-Portee on May 19.
Man is hospitalized after jumping from moving car on I-96
LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - A Howell man is recovering from injuries after a bizarre incident on I-96 near the Okemos Road exit last night.Deputies from the Ingham County Sheriff ’s Office responded to reports that a man had jumped from a moving vehicle that he was driving eastbound on I-96 just after 8
Jewelry store robbers nabbed. Utica police apprehend trio Wednesday following similar smash and grab robbery
Three suspects Fenton police believe are responsible for the smash and grab robbery last Friday, May 18, at Kay Jewelers are lodged in a holding cell at the Utica Police Department.Fenton Police Chief Jason Slater made the announcement Thursday, May 24, less than a week after the robbery was carried
Man sentenced to a year of probation after 'mangling' State Police vehicle on I-96
Kareem Marcum Eckert, 19, was driving a 2015 Dodge Dart on eastbound Interstate-96, about a quarter mile east of Fowlerville Road in Handy Township on Dec. 15, 2017, when he crashed into a State Police vehicle that was working a traffic incident.
Michigan Lottery: 22-year-old Wayne County man wins $2 million on scratch off ticket
The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought his winning ticket at the Busatti Party Store, located at 12868 Eureka Road in Southgate.
South Lyon Police identify road worker killed in construction accident
A Detroit mankilled in a construction zone accidenton Pontiac Trail, north of 11 Mile, Wednesday morning has been identified.
Owner surrenders dogs seized during raid of suspected drug house in Ypsilanti
Nine animals, four puppies and five unsterilized adult dogs, were originally seized March 9, HSHV said. Two days after the raid of the suspected drug house, one of the dogs gave birth to 10 puppies.
Multiple departments respond to structure fire, house a total loss
WHITE LAKE, Mich. -- Officials are considering a home in the White Lake area a total loss after a fire sparked in the garage and quickly spread to the rest of the house.The fire broke out just before 4 a.m. Friday and departments from Montague, Dalton and Blue Lake responded.No one was injured in th
2 men die in Detroit gas station shootout
The close-range gun battle took place about 5:30 a.m. Thursday outside of a Clark gas station on the 15900 block of Schaefer, at Puritan, police said.
Webberville man sentenced to five months in jail for theft of snow plows, equipment
Albert Taze Cook III, 28, was arrested after trying to sell the plows online. Police recovered more than $250,000 in stolen vehicles, trailers and other equipment in Webberville in connection with the November theft of the plows from Beauchamp Lawn Care and Landscaping Supplyin Hartland Township.
Knife-wielding man with Afro robs pizza delivery driver in Ypsilanti Township
Police describe the man as black, 45 years old and 5 feet 11 inches tall. He had a thin build and an Afro hairstyle. He was wearing a black, hooded sweat jacket, a hat with a blue visor and blue jeans, police said.
Police identify construction worker killed Wednesday morning in South Lyon
The South Lyon Fire Department on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. The department ranks in the top one percent statewide according to new insurance, ISO, ratings that have been issued to 2,000 departments across Michigan. (Mark Cavitt/The Oakland Press)
Intersection of Pontiac Trail and 11 Mile Road in South Lyon closed due to fatal crash
SOUTH LYON, Mich.- South Lyon police are responding to a deadly crash in the area of Pontiac Trail and 11 Mile Road.One person was killed in the crash, police said. No other injuries have been reported.The intersection of Pontiac Trail and 11 Mile Road is closed. Officials asked drivers to avoid the
Closed restaurant building provides ideal training facility for area firefighters
"There's not often an opportunity for commercial building training. The original building is from the '40s and was added on and added on," said Jeff Paszowski, Highland Township Fire Department battalion chief/training officer. "There were a lot of tricky spaces — I thank God it never caught fire."
20-year-old construction worker new to job run over, killed by dump truck
"It almost doesn't seem real to us even though, we're obviously grieving," said his aunt, Mary Ann Garcia.