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Russia says alleged spy from Novi was caught 'red-handed'

Russia said a Novi man accused of espionage had been caught in the act of spying in his Moscow hotel room. The man, Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, has been held in a Russian prison since his arrest on Dec. 28.


Former Wayne County prosecutor now in charge of Flint water criminal cases

LANSING -- (1/15/2019) A new prosecutor will take the lead in the criminal cases tied to the Flint Water Emergency. Attorney General Dana Nessel announced today she's appointing Fadwa Hammoud as lead attorney of the cases...hours after appointing her Michigan's new Solicitor General.


First real winter storm takes aim at SE Michigan on Saturday

(FOX 2) - Let's face it, it's been a relatively easy winter in southeast Michigan. But Metro Detroiters know that doesn't last long - and it ends this week. All eyes are on Saturday for our first potential winter storm this season. How much and when? Well, let's get to it.


Michigan medical marijuana shops can reopen unlicensed

A number of unlicensed medical marijuana provisioning centers will be allowed to reopen for the next three months as Michigan officials respond to pleas from patients and businesses facing a marijuana shortage.


Stolen 262-year-old artifact recovered by FBI, returned to Dearborn museum

The repatriation of stolen or looted artifacts is a hot issue in the museum world, and this week, Metro Detroit had a case here at home, when a 262-year-old powder horn stolen from the Dearborn Historical Museum in 1952 was returned -- by the FBI.


Driver in fatal wrong-way crash that killed Northville family had BAC 4 times legal limit

DETROIT - The wrong-way driver who collided into and killed a family of five from Metro Detroit had an extremely high blood alcohol level at the time of the crash. Joey Bailey, the driver of the pickup truck, was driving the wrong way on I-75 in Kentucky for several miles before the fatal crash occu


Wayne County Healthy Communities offer free medical services

(FOX 2) - From checkups and dental care to pregnancy and pediatrics. A local clinic is providing a one-stop shop for health services even if you can't pay. Health care for all sounds too good to be true but it's happening at "Wayne County Healthy Communities.


14-year-old Summit Academy Middle School arrested for alleged threats against school

WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. - A 14-year-old Romulus girl was arrested Tuesday by Huron Township police and is expected to face charges for allegedly threatening to use bomb and gun violence against other students, according to police.


Attorney Nabih Ayad elected as chairman of the Wayne County Airport Authority Board

ROMULUS — Arab American attorney Nabih Ayad was elected as the new chairman of the Wayne County Airport Authority Board today, a little over four years after he was first appointed to the board by former Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano in November 2014.


Wayne County Judge Vonda Evans suddenly resigns

DETROIT (AP) - (01/15/19) - A Detroit-area judge who was criticized last year for her attendance says she's resigning after 21 years on the bench. Wayne County Judge Vonda Evans described her departure as a retirement in an emotional video posted Monday on social media . She says, "It's time now for


White shoots Canton past Howell in KLAA West boys basketball test

You would think B. Artis White would want to talk about offense after he scored a game-high 24 points in Canton's 74-62 boys basketball victory Tuesday night at home over Howell.


Michigan 7th grader has offer from Harbaugh, father says

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - (01/16/19) - The father of a seventh grader in Michigan said Wednesday his son has a scholarship offer from Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines. Brian Williams said Harbaugh made the offer after watching film of his son Isaiah, who plays quarterback. He said he tries to keep his


Thief steals purse from 77-year-old woman's cart at Westland grocery store, police say

WESTLAND, Mich. - Westland police are trying to identify a person accused of stealing a 77-year-old woman's purse from her shopping car. Police said the incident happened around 11 a.m. Jan. 7 at the Kroger store at 31300 Michigan Avenue.


Nonprofit to build human trafficking resources center

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day Jan. 11, the nonprofit Vista Maria announced a plan to build a new, state-of-the-art residential treatment center for female child survivors of human trafficking.


W-FL TUESDAY: Newark wins in the Panther Den & Lyons tops Gananda to solidify hold on Wayne County

Two of the biggest games of the night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boys high school basketball featured a battle at the top of the Finger Lakes East standings with Newark visiting Geneva and a match-up in Wayne County between Gananda and Lyons with first place on the line.


It's Miller's time: Clarenceville names new varsity baseball coach

Livonia Clarenceville didn't have to go very far to find a new varsity baseball coach to replace Craig Cotter, who stepped down during the off-season to take an assistant coaching position at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.


Icy Michigan roads blamed in fatal crash

CHELSEA, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say icy Michigan roads were a factor in at least one fatal crash as freezing rain brought hazardous driving conditions. Chelsea Fire Department Capt. Chris Smyth tells our media partners at MLive that a man died after crashing into a jackknifed semi on Interstate 94


Silicon Valley company hires 100 in Ann Arbor

PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI - Software development company Nexient has promised to bring 300 jobs to the Ann Arbor area by 2020 and has already hired more than planned in the first year.


Farmington McDonald's employee fired after allegedly making fun of minority customer

An employee at a Farmington McDonald’s has been fired after allegedly mocking the accent of a Farmington Hills woman, originally from Taiwan, when she ordered at the drive-through last week.


UPDATED: List of Michigan communities who have opted out of recreational marijuana sales

Michigan voters approved a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in the state back in November. Despite the passage, several Michigan communities have decided to opt out of legal marijuana sales. Cities have the choice to temporarily opt out of recreational marijuana sales.