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US Marshals: Detroit man posted he was 'planning a massive shooting real soon'

DETROIT - A Detroit man was arrested in Ohio after he posted to social media that he was "planning a massive shooting real soon." That's according to the U.S. Marshals, who said Cameron White, 28, was found hiding Wednesday in Youngstown, Ohio after he made the threatening post to social media. Auth


Detroit Police can't seize your property just for committing a crime, Supreme Court rules

A U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling Wednesday is expected to curb local and state law enforcement's ability to take ownership of cash, cars, homes and other private property used to commit a crime.


Metro Detroit weather: Powerful weekend storm looms after warm Friday

DETROIT - Temperatures Thursday rose generally to between 35 and 40 degrees (2 to 4 degrees Celsius), but 10 to 20 mph west winds with higher gusts knocked wind chills down much colder. Still, the sunshine sure looked great.


Harper Woods woman accused of drunkenly crashing into Detroit house, killing her passenger

DETROIT - A Harper Woods woman is accused of driving drunk and crashing into a house on Detroit's east side, killing her passenger, police said. Aleesha Dykes, 23, was driving just after midnight in mid-January in the 18700 block of Moross Road, east of Kelly Road, according to officials.


2 Detroit teens bound over for trial for smash-and-grab at Costco in Commerce Township

Two Detroit teens have been bound over to Oakland County Circuit Court for an alleged “smash and grab” at a Costco store, arrested after a manhunt led police through Oakland County.


Detroit center to remove name of ex-mayor with racist past

DETROIT — Officials say Detroit's Cobo Center will change its name, removing the surname of a former mayor known for his racist policies. The Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority announced Wednesday that it has sold Cobo Center's naming rights to Detroit-based Chemical Bank in a 22-year de


3 fun events to get excited about in Detroit this week, for $12 or less

If you're on the hunt for events and activities to mix up your routine, we've got four solid options for $12 or less, from a Black History Month celebration to a bash for a good cause.


Relax at “The Beach Detroit” downtown this spring

Many Detroiters may be dreaming of a beach getaway right now, in the middle of an icy winter. Those dreams will be answered soon...kind of. Coming to 1001 Woodward from March 1 to April 14 is “The Beach Detroit,” the latest interactive public art installation to land downtown. The installation is th


Michigan Girl Dies After Ingesting Meth

ELKHART, Ind. (CBS Detroit/ AP) – A Michigan father and his girlfriend are facing felony charges after his 10-year-old daughter ingested methamphetamine and died in Elkhart, IN. last June.


Ex-Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson gets preliminary approval for medical marijuana shop

DETROIT - Former Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson has been given prequalification status for open a medical marijuana provisioning center in Metro Detroit. Johnson was previously denied by LARA after applying with another former Lions player, Rob Sims, but appealed the ruling. LARA's Medical Mariju


Off-Duty Detroit Officer Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting at Wedding Reception

DETROIT, MI – Off-duty Detroit Police Officer Diamond Greenwood, 26-years-old, and her brother Terry Dawayne Catchings, 24-years-old, of Detroit, have been charged in connection with a non-fatal shooting incident that occurred during a wedding reception.


Video shows homes burning on Cabot Street in Southwest Detroit

DETROIT - Two homes burned early Thursday morning in Southwest Detroit. Video shows smoke filled the sky as firefighters battled the flames on Cabot Street near Addison Street. The structures were almost totally burned.


Man taken into custody after apartment fire on Detroit's west side

DETROIT - A three-story apartment building on Detroit's west side is a total loss after firefighters spent hours battling flames. It took crews more than five hours to get the fire under control. The size of the building and issues with a fire hydrant that wasn't working slowed down progress, accord


Let's play, Detroit: 'The Beach' ball pit to open in March

Because there's no point in American life considered "adulthood" anymore, because video games are for everyone, because fun and play and silliness are prized above sobriety and work and seriousness, because we live in a crazy time that is driving us all ditto, and also -- also! -- because it looks p


Trial set for Michigan soldier charged in husband's killing

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a woman and a man who Michigan authorities allege were having an affair and conspired to kill the woman's husband. Authorities say 23-year-old U.S. Army Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III was fatally shot in an ambush on New Year's Eve while visiting his fa


Suspect pleads guilty in death of running Wayne County Sheriff's deputy in Westland

A Detroit man has pleaded guilty to running over and killing an off-duty Wayne County sheriff's deputy last summer in Hines Park in Westland. Desmond Robinson, 47, pleaded guilty Feb. 15 to all three charges he faced, according to online court records: reckless driving causing death, failure to stop


Women demand refunds after massive Detroit party with male strippers moved to single hotel room

DETROIT - Two women who paid to go to what was advertised as a massive party with male strippers in Detroit were having a hard time getting refunds after the bash was moved to a single hotel room at the last minute.


Chase investing $15 million to help Detroit neighborhoods

DETROIT (AP) — JPMorgan Chase is investing $15 million to expand economic opportunity across some Detroit neighborhoods. The bank will use a $10 million loan and $5 million in philanthropy to help attract additional capital and assist residential and commercial development projects that have had tro


Detroit woman charged in east-side homicide

Detroit — A 30-year-old Detroit woman, Lmia Wilson, has been charged in the Jan. 24 shooting death of Jahil Acuff, 36, at his home on the city's east side. The shooting took place early on the morning of Jan. 24 at Acuff's home on the 4300 block of Grayton. That's south of East Warren and west of Ca


Adios, Mayor Cobo: Chemical Bank Buys Right to Rename Detroit Convention Hall

Albert Cobo was Detroit's mayor from 1950-57. After the city's convention center was built in 1960, it was called Cobo Hall. Outries over Cobo's racially charged past brought pressure to change the name of what's now Cobo Center. Now, that's finally happening.