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Hearing today for 3 charged in murder of Detroit woman who testified against them
DETROIT - Evidence against two men accused of a killing a witness is expected to come out in court Tuesday. Starkisha Thompson, 33, was gunned down in her own driveway in October. The shooting came just days after she testified in court about a carjacking.
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.
Metro Detroit weather: Ready for a little snow?
DETROIT - Take a look at the satellite image at the top of this page. The shot was taken mid-afternoon. Ben Bailey and I were watching satellite time lapses and the southern edge of the clouds over Michigan was right over the state line and not moving.
Michelle Obama Drops In On Detroit Group Meeting Actor Keegan-Michael Key
DETROIT (WWJ) - A select group of former Wayne State students got quite a surprise Tuesday as they gathered for what was billed as a meeting with actor Keegan-Micheal Key. But as they were talking to Key, a Detroit native, former first lady Michelle Obama walked through the doors at the Motown Museu
Shot man dies after knocking on stranger's door
Detroit — A man believed to be in his 30s knocked on a stranger's door on Detroit's west side late Monday after having been shot and ultimately died from his injuries, police said.
Boy, 17, shot at west side home, refuses medics
Detroit — A 17-year-old male was shot while in bed Tuesday morning, at his home on Detroit's west side, but refused to be transported to the hospital, police said. The shooting took place about 5:35 a.m. on the 19700 block of Santa Barbara, which is north of West Outer Drive and west of Livernois.
Details on Jimmy Butler's groin injury, which appears to be a minor issue
When Jimmy Butler was ruled out of Monday's game against the Detroit Pistons midway through the second quarter, it was natural to fear the worst. After a Sixers representative gave me a non-update during Tuesday's mid-morning hours, that thought began to crystallize.
Detroit: Snow removal crews to clear wider paths in residential areas
DETROIT (FOX 2) - Starting this winter, the City of Detroit is introducing a major change to its residential plowing policy. "We are now requiring them to clear a 16-foot path down the road. ... It allows for two vehicles to be able to pass each other," said Ron Brundidge.
Fun performing and visual arts events in Detroit this week
If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Detroit this week, from family holiday shows to a photography workshop. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn H
Man carjacked at red light on west side
Detroit — Police are investigating after a 26-year-old man was carjacked at gunpoint early Tuesday while sitting at a red light on Detroit's west side. The carjacking took place about midnight at Schoolcraft and West Outer Drive.
BREAKING: Detroit Lions place 2 players on Reserve-Injured
According to the Detroit Lions both Ezekiel Ansah and Michael Roberts have been placed in Reserve-Injured and both will miss the remainder of the season.
Man charged with attempting to murder wife in shooting outside Livonia FedEx
A man has been charged with attempted murder after his wife was shot in the back when she arrived for work at FedEx in suburban Detroit. The shooting led to a middle-of-the-night police chase on Interstate 96 on Nov. 26.
Michelle Obama to be in Detroit tonight for book tour
DETROIT (WXYZ) - Former First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing her book tour to the Motor City Tuesday night. She will be at Little Caesars Arena at 8 p.m. to discuss her new book "Becoming."
Comedian Coolaide death: Tributes flood in after Detroit comedian dies following cancer battle
Comedian Coolaide has died after a battle with cancer. The stand-up comedian, who was popular in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan, was performing shows in October this year before his illness took a turn for the worse.
MSP: Local I-96 closed after fatal crash - reports of person jumped or pushed out of moving car
The Michigan State Police Department says someone was killed late Monday afternoon in a crash in the eastbound lanes I-96 in Detroit. According to MSP, the local lanes of I-96 were closed at Grand River/Schaefer around 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Most Michigan rest areas along highways will stay open all year
DETROIT - Most of Michigan's rest areas are open this winter so travelers have a place to stop for a break year-round. The state has 77 rest areas. The Transportation Department says all will be open, except five seasonal sites.
24-year-old Detroit man with mental disorder missing from city's west side
DETROIT - Detroit police are searching for a 24-year-old man who went missing Sunday on the city's west side. Brandon Vasquez was last seen around 9 p.m. Sunday in the 4000 block of Roosevelt Street, police said.
Young mother still missing after problems with her boyfriend
DETROIT (FOX 2) - A young mother has been missing for more than two months now. Her family is trying to stay positive and hopes someone will speak up about her whereabouts. When 24-year-old Kayla Swanigan first disappeared on Oct. 9, 2018, her aunt claimed to have witnessed Kayla's boyfriend shoving
Detroit planning multi-million dollar neighborhood investment
DETROIT (WXYZ) - The city of Detroit is preparing to announce a historic multi-million dollar commitment to city neighborhoods. If you look around downtown Detroit, it’s obvious what years of investment has led to. New stores line Woodward. Billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is building the city’s
Lions vs. Cardinals stock report: Everyone broke, Lions won anyway
Well, it was predicted to be the least exciting match up of the week, and on that point the Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals did not disappoint. A yawn-fest of a game, the Lions and Cardinals offenses traded blows in the first half. By that I mean that the punters were showing off and we got to s