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Prosecutor: Off-duty Detroit police officer aimed weapon at guests at wedding reception while drunk

DETROIT - A Detroit police officer is facing assault charges in connection with a non-fatal shooting that occurred during a wedding reception. Diamond Greenwood, 26, and her brother, Terry Dawayne Catchings, 24, are both facing charges in connection with the Oct. 27 incident.


Wayne County Sheriff's Office warns about misleading calls

WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. - The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens about misleading calls being made in its name. According to the WCSO, the calls are being made by someone claiming to be calling on behalf of the agency.


Taylor cop suspended, mayor's aide quits as FBI corruption probe widens

Taylor — Mayor Rick Sollars' chief of staff is leaving his post and a police officer has been suspended following a raid on the mayor's office this week by FBI agents investigating public corruption.


Police investigating fatal crash on Detroit's west side

DETROIT - Police are investigating after a woman was killed in a crash on Detroit's west side. Police said the woman who was killed was a passenger in a vehicle that was driving at a high rate of speed on Wyoming Avenue near Plymouth Road.


Video showing mail carrier being attacked by dog in Detroit goes viral

DETROIT - A video showing a mail carrier in Detroit getting attacked by a dog Friday is garnering widespread attention on social media. The video was shared on Facebook more than 18,000 times. It features the dog attacking the mail carrier and people intervening to help the victim.


Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy will take over Flint water cases

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud announced that Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy and her office, at the request of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, will be working in tandem with Hammoud to investigate and prosecute the Flint criminal cases.


Detroit man sentenced 3 to 15 years in prison for sex trafficking

DETROIT - A 34-year-old man from Detroit was sentenced Thursday for his involvement in sex trafficking. Aaron Streety was sentenced in Oakland County Circuit Court to three to 15 years in prison. He was charged in May 2018 and pleaded guilty to one count of human trafficking – forced labor causing c


New Wayne County Commissioner Sam Baydoun ready to serve after public swearing-in ceremony

DEARBORN — Hundreds of people packed the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn on Monday to celebrate the latest accomplishment and challenge for longtime community leader and real estate broker Sam Baydoun.


50 mph winds, possible 'bomb cyclone' could hit Michigan

Power outages and flying patio chairs could be the scene this weekend as a powerful low pressure storm system moves from the Central Plains toward the Great Lakes. Southeast Michigan could see wind gusts of 50 mph on Sunday, said Ian Lee, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in White Lak


Capitals acquire Nick Jensen from Detroit Red Wings for Madison Bowey and a second-round pick

The Washington Capitals have just completed their second trade ahead of Monday’s 3 pm trade deadline. General manager Brian MacLellan has acquired defenseman Nick Jensen and a fifth-round pick from the Detroit Red Wings for Madison Bowey and a second-round pick in 2020.


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


This Michigan Bakery Has Possibly The Best Paczki Filling

Paczki Day will soon be here, I'm starting to think of what kind of paczki I'm gonna get. For the longest time, blueberry jelly was my go-to flavor. Then I discovered bavarian creme filling and it was all over from there. But I just recently discovered a bakery in Michigan that has, quite possibly,

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Michigan's 58 lowest-income ZIP Codes, based on 2016 tax returns

Michigan has 58 ZIP Codes where the average income reported on 2016 federal tax returns was below $35,000. The statewide average was $61,618, according to recently released IRS data.


A Wild Twist: Chief Judge Orders Colleague To Pass Through Public Security Checkpoint

A longstanding beef between 36th District Court judge Kahlilia Yvette Davis and the courthouse's chief judge, Nancy Blount, took a strange turn Friday, when Blount reportedly issued an order barring Davis from bringing weapons to work and using an entrance used by other judges. Instead, Blount said


Cities in Michigan with the most affordable housing

Housing affordability is a top consideration when determining where to live. In 2018, the economy was strong and real estate prices went up. In 2019, many are predicting a downturn in the housing market.


WXYZ Editorial: "Getting Around Metro Detroit" - It's time to reform auto insurance in Michigan!

WXYZ DETROIT — From potholed roads to texting while driving, our “Getting Around Metro Detroit” coverage is a major priority for Channel 7. That topic also includes the biggest statewide issue facing Michigan motorists; the prohibitive cost of auto insurance. Simply put, the Great Lakes State has th


Michigan State Police: Get ready for widespread, lengthy power outages

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) (2/22/2019) - Consumers Energy is planning ahead for the prospect of widespread power outages caused by high winds this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for all of Mid-Michigan along and south of U.S. 10 for Sunday. A Winter Storm Watch is in eff


Michigan Eats Honda Accord

If a street has been barricaded for construction, it’s not wise to drive past those barricades, lest you injure a construction worker. There also might be a massive hole in the street, like this one, on Goodson Street in Hamtramck, Michigan.


Do You Know These 52 Things About Michigan?

I was burning some internet time and stumbled across some things I knew and mostly didn't know about the great state of Michigan. 1. Michigan is the only state that consists of two peninsulas that include an upper and a lower. Florida is known for being called the Peninsula State...but we know who t


Wayne selling two city parks for housing developments

The city of Wayne is expected to add thousands of dollars to its revenue stream later this year after dozens of new homes are expected to go up on the site of two city parks. The Wayne City Council approved plans at its meeting Tuesday night to sell Jaycee Park off of Annapolis and Kiwanis Park off