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Video catches woman posing as new employee stealing from restaurant workers

Police are searching for a woman who boldly poses as a new employee to steal from workers at multiple restaurants in metro Detroit. Similar robberies have been reported at the PF Changs in Livonia and the Red Robin and Buffalo Wild Wings in Livonia. The woman apparently comes into the restaurant, sa

WXYZ - 2018-03-21 02:10:44

Body found floating in Detroit River near marina on city's east side

DETROIT - A body was found Wednesday floating in the Detroit River, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The body was found floating in a marina on Freud Street on Detroit's east side. Authorities said the body appears to be that of an older male. No other information was made available. Stay with

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 16:23:07

Woman dies after being pinned by postal vehicle

Lyndon Township - Authorities say a woman has died after being pinned by a U.S. Postal Service vehicle in Washtenaw County. The Ann Arbor News reports the woman who died Wednesday in Lyndon Township may have been a postal employee delivering packages, but her identity wasn't immediately confirmed. T

DETROIT NEWS - 2018-03-22 11:29:15

Detroit store owner pleads guilty to $2M food fraud

A Detroit store owner has pleaded guilty to stealing $2 million from a government food program for mothers and children. Haidar Aoun admits that he paid cash to people in exchange for more lucrative swipes of their electronic debit-style cards. He was subsequently paid by the government. Aoun pleade

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 22:16:06

South Lyon High School student charged with making threats on social media due in court

SOUTH LYON, Mich. - A student at South Lyon High School is due in court Thursday morning for a preliminary hearing in connection with threats made against the school on social media. Ryan Robert Debruyne, 18, of Green Oak Township, was charged with making a false report or threat of terrorism. Acc

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-22 12:22:03

Family of 27-year-old man found dead from overdose in Inkster still searching for answers

INKSTER, Mich. - Charles Johnson's body was tossed on the side of the road in Inkster almost two months ago, and police are still searching for answers. Johnson's family said he died from a drug overdose of an unknown substance laced with fentanyl. "I can't walk by this place and not think about h

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-20 22:19:29

Hash Bash festival organizers hope to legalize marijuana

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The organizers of a marijuana rally in Ann Arbor hope this year's event will be the last before cannabis is legalized in Michigan. The Ann Arbor News reports that the 47th annual Hash Bash will be held next month at the University of Michigan. A festival lead organizer says th

WILX-TV - 2018-03-22 00:37:00

Thursday at 11: Highland Park's Jane Doe

(WXYZ) - For 20 years, a mystery has been hanging over Highland Park. A young Jane Doe's body found in an alley...Who is she? WXYZ's Andrea Isom will introduce you to investigators who are still working the case. Watch a special report Thursday at 11 p.m. on 7 Action News, after a two-hour premiere

WXYZ - 2018-03-22 03:15:06

Man shot at Canton gas station; suspected shooter in custody

CANTON, Mich. - Canton police are investigating a shooting at a gas station this afternoon on Ford and Haggerty roads. Police said a man was shot once by an acquaintance at the Valero Gas Station around 2:45 p.m. The man who police believe is the shooter was identified at the scene and taken into c

WXYZ - 2018-03-20 19:45:10

Man found shot to death inside burned house in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. - City officials said a 24-year-old man was found shot to death inside a house that burned Sunday night in Highland Park. The fire at 238 Richton Street was reported about 9 p.m. Sunday, city spokesperson Marli Blackman said. Officials went to investigate the cause of the fire

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 12:28:58

Final Approval Granted For Brighton Condo Development

The Brighton City Council has given final approval to a 3-story, 15-unit condominium development on the periphery of downtown. At its meeting last Thursday, council approved the proposed development by Power Play Development LLC, to be constructed at North Second and Center streets. A public hear


South Lyon man killed, Taylor man critically injured in motorcycle crash

A 23-year-old South Lyon man was killed Sunday afternoon and another from Taylor was critically injured when the motorcycles they were driving collided with an SUV in Livingston County's Green Oak Township. According to Green Oak Township police, the man who died was operating a 2017 Kawasaki that h


Detroit auto parts store employee shot in chest during robbery on Coyle Street

DETROIT - An employee at an auto parts store was shot in the chest during a robbery Monday morning on Detroit's west side. The shooting happened at about 11 a.m. in the 12000 block of Coyle Street. Police said two suspects robbed the store of a significant amount of cash and shot the employee in t


In wake of 9-year-old's suicide, Waterford father urges other parents to talk with children about how they are feeling and what they are thinking

In the wake of his 9-year-old's suicide, a Waterford father urges parents to connect with their children about how they're feeling, their frame of mind. Charles Weatherspoon (left) and Charity Wade hold a photo of their daughter A'Layah in their Waterford home. A'layah Weatherspoon loved to smile an


Woman stabbed multiple times in Detroit, boyfriend in custody

DETROIT (WXYZ) - A 44-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times and found in a car that was driving at a high rate of speed in Detroit. Police observed a blue Dodge Neon that was speeding and eventually hit the front doors of Cody High School at Drover and Faust. Officers found the woman stabbed mul


Police involved in standoff with man barricaded in Grosse Pointe home

GROSSE POINTE, Mich. (WXYZ) - 5:00 a.m. Grosse Pointe police are on scene of a standoff with a man barricaded inside a home. According to police, it's happening in the 700 block of Rivard, and police have closed Rivard south of Mack while the situation is ongoing. Right now, details are slim but we'


Milford Township woman sniffs out cause of neighborhood's stinky air

The moment Teresa Silver stepped outdoors in the early evening of Tuesday, March 6, she detected the foul odor. "I knew it wasn't natural gas. To me it was like an industrial toxic substance. The fumes were so pungent," she said. Silver, a Master Gardener, has lived in a neighborhood near Maple and


Kristi Pace Named Brighton Police "Officer Of The Year"

The Brighton Police Department's lone female officer has been named "Officer of the Year" for 2017. The announcement was made during last Thursday's City Council meeting. The officer of the year is Kristi Pace, who has been with the department for two years as a patrol officer. Police Chief Rob B


Man dies from injuries after being hit by car on Gratiot

A 25-year-old Madison Heights man has died after being struck by a car Saturday night in Roseville. At approximately 9 p.m., the victim was struck by a vehicle as he attempted to cross northbound Gratiot Avenue at Martin Road. The driver, a 58-year-old man from Waterford, stayed on the scene after


Last call would be extended to 4 a.m. on weekends, holidays in Detroit under Senate bill

Last call would be extended to 4 a.m. on weekends, holidays in Detroit under Senate bill Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE TODAY'S TOP STORIES Watch: This stretch of Oakland Co. road is full of potholes | 0:22 Pontiac Trail in West Bloomfield is one of the most pothole-riddled roads in the area, ac