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Man charged with murder in Shelby Twp. woman; history of domestic violence

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A 40-year-old man was charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Shelby Township woman. Police initially were called to the Crystal Lake Apartments March 17 for a reported suicide of a 44-year-old woman. She had been shot in the head. After officers and detectives wo

WXYZ - 2018-03-20 18:39:41

Man found fatally shot inside house set ablaze in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (WJBK) - The investigation into suspicious fire at an abandoned house may become a homicide probe. A man's body was found beneath the rubble inside 238 Richton Street in Highland Park. Arson investigators made the discovery after going back to the property days after the fire Su

FOX2DETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 06:19:00

Man sexually assaulted by armed robber at abandoned home in Pontiac

Victim went to Pontiac to meet with date from online dating site PONTIAC, Mich. - An 18-year-old Ohio man was robbed and sexually assaulted at an abandoned home in Pontiac while trying to meet with a date set up on an online dating site, officials said. The victim went to a home in the 400 block of

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-19 20:06:25

Video catches woman posing as new employee stealing from restaurant workers

Police are searching for a woman who boldly poses as a new employee to steal from workers at multiple restaurants in metro Detroit. Similar robberies have been reported at the PF Changs in Livonia and the Red Robin and Buffalo Wild Wings in Livonia. The woman apparently comes into the restaurant, sa

WXYZ - 2018-03-21 02:10:44

2 men wanted in connection with fatal shooting of auto repair shop owner on Detroit's west side

DETROIT - Detroit police are searching for two men in connection with the fatal shooting of the owner of an auto repair shop during a robbery Monday morning on Detroit's west side. The shooting happened at about 11 a.m. in the 12100 block of Coyle Street. Police said two men walked into the store

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-20 01:41:16

14-year-old girl missing after squeezing through security bars at home in Detroit

DETROIT - Detroit police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who went missing from her home on the city's west side. Nietra Wright was last seen by her mother around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the 20000 block of Warrington Avenue. Nietra's mother said after she locked the security gate and returned to

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-19 20:48:31

Detroit auto parts store employee shot in chest during robbery on Coyle Street

DETROIT - An employee at an auto parts store was shot in the chest during a robbery Monday morning on Detroit's west side. The shooting happened at about 11 a.m. in the 12000 block of Coyle Street. Police said two suspects robbed the store of a significant amount of cash and shot the employee in t

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-19 16:34:50

Man killed, mother escapes Eastpointe house fire

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (WJBK) - Fire tore through an Eastpointe home Monday, klilling a man and destroying everything inside. "I look out the window and the house next door is on fire," said neighbor Sherry Fremont. It was a quiet Monday evening at home reading a book when Sherry saw flames shooting out

FOX2DETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 00:45:00

Body found inside burned building two days after fire in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (WJBK) - Highland Park authorities have returned to a burned building that caught fire on Sunday after a body was found inside the charred remains. Tuesday morning, a body was found inside a building in the 200 block of Richton that burned Sunday. According to police, they rece

FOX2DETROIT.COM - 2018-03-20 20:11:00

Growing pothole causes road to collapse in Bloomfield Hills neighborhood

Pothole pain has reached a new depth in Bloomfield Hills, so much so that a street in one neighborhood has almost fully collapsed. It's on Devonbrook Dr. near Long Lake and Telegraph, and the entire road is now blocked off as the street has caved in from curb to curb. The pothole first appeared in 2

TV20DETROIT.COM - 2018-03-19 09:28:49

In wake of 9-year-old's suicide, Waterford father urges other parents to talk with children about how they are feeling and what they are thinking

In the wake of his 9-year-old's suicide, a Waterford father urges parents to connect with their children about how they're feeling, their frame of mind. Charles Weatherspoon (left) and Charity Wade hold a photo of their daughter A'Layah in their Waterford home. A'layah Weatherspoon loved to smile an


New Macomb County road website shows street conditions

MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. (WJBK) - After tons of complains from drivers who experience bumpy rides as they venture through Macomb County, Executive Mark Hackel is introducing a system to help motorists stay up to date on road conditions. "We've got problems and there's some issues that need to be addres

FOX2DETROIT.COM - 2018-03-20 00:41:00

Man dies from injuries after being hit by car on Gratiot

A 25-year-old Madison Heights man has died after being struck by a car Saturday night in Roseville. At approximately 9 p.m., the victim was struck by a vehicle as he attempted to cross northbound Gratiot Avenue at Martin Road. The driver, a 58-year-old man from Waterford, stayed on the scene after


Woman stabbed multiple times in Detroit, boyfriend in custody

DETROIT (WXYZ) - A 44-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times and found in a car that was driving at a high rate of speed in Detroit. Police observed a blue Dodge Neon that was speeding and eventually hit the front doors of Cody High School at Drover and Faust. Officers found the woman stabbed mul


Last call would be extended to 4 a.m. on weekends, holidays in Detroit under Senate bill

Last call would be extended to 4 a.m. on weekends, holidays in Detroit under Senate bill Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE TODAY'S TOP STORIES Watch: This stretch of Oakland Co. road is full of potholes | 0:22 Pontiac Trail in West Bloomfield is one of the most pothole-riddled roads in the area, ac


Detroit actress plays pioneering female rapper Roxanne Shante in new Netflix movie 'Roxanne Roxanne'

Seeing herself on the big screen at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival premiere of "Roxanne Roxanne" was a lot for Chante Adams to process. "We walked into the building, I was fine. Then we walked into the theater and I saw hundreds of other people were there ... I just remember it got really hard to b


Ex-Jehovah's Witnesses break silence on shunning: 'My mother treats me like I'm dead'

Amber Sawyer was just 8 years old when it happened. She was watching cartoons on the living room floor of her Mississippi home when she heard the bang. She went to investigate and found her 21-year-old sister, Donna, dead on her bedroom floor. She had shot herself in the heart with their father's hu


Woman recalls comforting man after he was fatally struck by car in Roseville

ROSEVILLE, Mich. - Without thinking twice, people rushed to help a man who was hit by a car in Roseville Saturday. The man was hit Saturday evening on Gratiot Avenue near Martin Street, and later died at an area hospital. A woman who witnessed the immediate aftermath said she tried to protect the


Firefighters at scene of fire at apartment building in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) - Firefighters are at the scene of a three-alarm fire at an apartment building in Highland Park. The building is located at Woodward Avenue. CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE COVERAGE Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broad


Detroit Lions' underwhelming free agency doesn't spell doom in 2018

The Detroit Lions' biggest move of free agency came late Friday night at a time typically reserved for news dumps, wedged between Michigan State's first-round NCAA tournament win and the biggest upset college basketball has ever seen. LeGarrette Blount was an important addition to a team that went 9