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Man killed in single-vehicle crash in Livonia

Livonia police say a driver is dead after suffering a medical emergency while driving Thursday morning. Police were called at 9:20 a.m. Thursday to the area of Schoolcraft and Inkster on the report of a single-vehicle crash. There, police located the car and driver, a 45-year-old Detroit man.


Detroit man who threatened 'massive shooting' in Michigan arrested, authorities say

A Detroit man accused of threatening "a massive shooting" in Michigan has been arrested in Youngstown, Ohio. U.S. Marshals said 28-year-old Cameron White posted on Facebook that he was "planning a massive shooting real soon."


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


Nearly $1.4 million in question as Dearborn Heights City Council calls for investigation into ‘missing’ funds

Some members of the Dearborn Heights City Council are alleging there are funds that are missing and have been misused from the Public, Educational, and Governmental fund that is supposed to be specifically for special television channels.


Taylor mayor: 'I can tell you that I am innocent'

Taylor — Two days after after FBI agents searched his office and homes, Taylor Mayor Rick Sollars gave his State of the City speech Thursday, then proclaimed his innocence during a press conference.


Cash, gift cards taken from wallet left in car at Livonia gym

Livonia police continue to warn gym-goers to keep their valuables secured after a gym patron reported cash stolen out of his wallet while in his car. A 57-year-old Garden City man came into the Livonia police station the morning of Feb. 12 to report his car had been entered illegally while he was at


Ex-NFL star gets pre-approval for medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan

Former Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson received preliminary approval this week to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan. Johnson was given unanimous pre-approval to open the business with his wife, Brittney Johnson, The Detroit Free Press reported Thursday.


3 Wayne County residents charged after 17 sick dogs found in filthy, hot rental truck

ECORSE, Mich. - Three Wayne County residents are facing charges after 17 emaciated and sick dogs were found last May in a rental truck. Police received a call May 1 about dogs inside a truck in the 4300 block of Sixth Street in Ecorse. When officers arrived, they found the dogs in separate stacked c


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


Taylor corruption probe leads FBI to raid Allen Park business

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (FOX 2) - The office of Realty Transitions on Southfield Road in Allen Park had a visit from federal investigators. This came at the same time FBI agents were searching Taylor City Hall and the home of Taylor Mayor Rick Sollars. Now we are learning one of the men here at realty tra


How West Point lifted up a young black man

He licked the three-cent stamp and mailed the letter, never expecting it to go anywhere. Against all odds, it did -- and revolutionized the young man's life. When Rep. John Dingell Sr. -- father to the former congressman who just died -- got Clifford Worthy's 1946 request for nomination to West Poin


Dennis Wright not running for reelection as Livonia mayor

Livonia's 11th mayor has decided he will only serve one term and will not seek reelection. Dennis Wright said Thursday he would not seek the mayor's office for a second four-year term. He cites his health — he has Parkinson's disease — as the main reason for not running again.


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.


Man paid friend $40 to make threats at Inkster business so he could leave early

INKSTER, Mich. (FOX 2) - Two Detroit men are facing federal charges for threats made against Precision Material Handling Equipment in Inkster. According to a criminal complaint, Reginald Jenkins worked there and paid Demitris Kelly $40 to call in threats Monday so he could leave work early. The firs


Michigan couple charged after 10-year-old girl ingests meth, dies

Two southwestern Michigan residents face charges in northern Indiana in the death of a 10-year-old girl who died after ingesting methamphetamine. Prosecutors say the girl and her 9-year-old sibling were taken to an Elkhart home last June by her father, 34-year-old Brandon Hobbs, and his 30-year-old


After one man had a heart attack, 911 calls went unanswered. Now his family is suing for $25 million.

(CNN)When 69-year-old Stephen Greene had a heart attack last March, the staff at the rehabilitation center where he had been recovering from other health issues picked up the phone to call an ambulance.


Michigan Is Ranked As One Of The Most Sinful States

Recently a company named Wallethub (which is a credit score web-site) decided to to rank what states are most sinful and Michigan found it's self on the top 10! Here is how the web-site broke it down by...

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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


Damaging windstorm sets its sights on West Michigan

WEST MICHIGAN — You may want to get prepared for a strong storm coming this weekend. Sunday’s powerful winter storm could bring some of the strongest winds West Michigan has seen all season. A storm this strong usually only happens once a year.


Supreme Court ruling to curb Michigan's police seizures property, cars

Ruling in the Indiana case of a low-level heroin dealer whose $42,000 Land Rover SUV was confiscated by police — even though the man served no jail time — the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday that the nation's criminal justice system may not impose excessive criminal fines and forfeitures.