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Doctor at Macomb County Jail accused of sexual misconduct with inmates
A doctor at the Macomb County Jail is accused by prosecutors of sexual misconduct stemming from alleged sexual relationship with female inmates who were receiving treatment in the jail.County Prosecutor Eric Smith said Thursday that Dr. Steven Cogswell, of Waterford, faces six counts of second-degre
Abandoned cremated remains discovered in same Detroit funeral home where babies bodies were found
Several cremated remains have been found by cleaning crews at a former Detroit funeral home where mummifiedremains of 11 babieswere discovered last week in a ceiling, state licensing inspectors said Thursday.Crews clearing the building for its new owner came across containers holding cremains in a t
Police Seek This Woman Who Robbed Macomb County Bank
The woman fled with a small amount of large bills, police said. The woman was described as black, 5-foot, 1-inch tall, wearing sunglasses, a blue hoodie and a knee-length navy blue coat. She fled in a silver getaway car, authorities said.
I-696 expected to close in Oakland County over weekend
The project originally had a November deadline for the 10-mile Macomb County stretch between I-94 and I-75, where the westbound roadway is completely closed and eastbound is open but shifted. MDOT still expects to open the freeway by the time major snow falls, but if extreme weather delays work in t
Cops In Macomb, Sterling Heights, Troy, Warren Searching For Woman On Crime Spree
They say the same woman is suspected of robbing, or attempting to rob, banks in Macomb Township, Sterling Heights, Troy and Warren -- all in the last two days.
Next court date set for woman charged in murder of boyfriend, Robert Walker
A preliminary exam is scheduled for a Pontiac woman, charged in the death of her boyfriend, Robert Walker, 26.
Warren woman who allegedly crashed car with child inside charged
Zaikha Wiggins was charged with fleeing and eluding, child abuse, resisting and obstructing a police officer. Police are waiting on blood results to determine whether drugs or alcohol were an issue.
Macomb Sheriff's deputies investigate bank robbery
According to Sheriff Anthony Wickersam, a female walked into the bank, went to a teller and handed a note demanding money. After receiving a small amount of large bills, the robber fled the bank in a silver vehicle.
10 things to do this weekend
See Detroit native Tim Campos perform his latest one-person comedy,"Keep Your Guard Up, Smitty Harbinger."Join photographer and storytellerDave Kriegeras he shares historical trivia and excerpts from his books on the Detroit legend Nain Rouge.Trick or treatthrough downtown Rochesterand end the day w
Alaska murder, kidnapping suspect found in Michigan
EASTPOINTE, MI - A 49-year-old woman wanted for a fatal Alaska shooting has been arrested in Michigan. Linda Richards was found hiding in a home in East Point near Detroit, according to the Anchorage Police Department. She was taken into custody and transported to Macomb County Jail in Mt. Clemens w
Police look for serial bank robber who hit 4 spots in 2 days
(WJBK) - It is believed the same woman hit four banks in 24 hours. Her MO is to hand the teller a note demanding cash. The interesting part - two of the tellers didn't see a weapon so they told the woman to get lost. Investigators say she casually walked into the banks with a hooded sweatshirt and s
Charges issued against woman who led police on high-speed chase with child in car
Zaikha Wiggins, 27, of Warren, is named in a warrant charging her with third-degree fleeing and eluding police, punishable by up to five years in prison, plus third-degree child abuse and resisting/obstructing police, Clinton Township Detective Lt. Eric Reincke said.
Remains of four more bodies found at Cantrell Funeral Home
Deshaun was just 12-years-old when he was killed in a hit and run crash near Gratiot on 6 Mile. His services were supposed to have been taken care of by Cantrell, like the family did for a grandparent, stepdad, cousin, and 1-year-old niece of his mom.
Water Main Break Causes Enormous Sinkhole In Clinton Township [VIDEO]
A giant sinkhole and water main break on WB Metro Parkway just west of Garfield, has traffic slow. I’m told it will take hours to fix. Only two lanes of traffic are open.@WWJ950@FOX2Newspic.twitter.com/gLSiVn8Trk— Charlie Langton (@charlielangton)October 17, 2018
Video shows moment vehicle crashes, ending police chase in Clinton Township
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) - Clinton Township police are investigating a police chase that ended in a crash Tuesday afternoon.The incident happened near 16 Mile Road and Harper. Police say it began when police observed a suspicious vehicle. When they approached the car, it fled and a short chase
Children's lives endangered in two separate crashes in Macomb County
A traffic signal rests on the roadway at Metro Parkway east of Harper Avenue in Clinton Township after a woman driving a Chevrolet Malibu, seen at left, crashed into a utility pole while fleeing from police.MITCH HOTTS -- THE MACOMB DAILY
Woman arrested in murder of witness in boyfriend's carjacking case
The 23-year-old woman now under arrest, accused of helping to plot Starkisha's murder is Dixon's girlfriend, according to a police source who adds that the 39-year-old man arrested is an ex-con who met Dixon in prison.
Two in custody after woman murdered after testifying in carjacking
Starkisa Thompson, 33, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head last Tuesday morning in the 16000 block of Collingham. Her father, Curtis Thompson, said she was recently carjacked and testified in court in the case. He thinks the carjacking and her deathare related.
Car slams into Warren liquor store in apparent smash-and-grab robbery
WARREN, Mich.- A car smashed into a liquor store Wednesday morning in an apparent smash-and-grab robbery near Ryan Road and Jarvis Avenue in Warren.That's between 8 Mile and 9 Mile roads. Video shows the front of the store severely damaged.It's unclear if anything was actually stolen from the store.
Chain-reaction vehicle crash in Macomb leaves 1 child seriously hurt
Officials don't know the total number of people injured, but said the two-year-old child suffered serious injuries and was transported to a children's hospital.Macomb County Sheriff's office did not have any new information as of Tuesday evening, citing an open investigation.More on freep.com:I-75 c