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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

Police: 3-year-old girl grazed by bullets as grandmother removes AK-47 from home in Warren

WARREN, Mich. - A 3-year-old girl was injured Wednesday morning when her grandmother was removing an AK-47 that she found in a home in Warren. The shooting happened in the 13300 block of Charlotte Avenue, across the street from McKinley Elementary School. Police said a woman was removing an AK-47

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 15:28:57

Detroit store owner pleads guilty to $2M food fraud

A Detroit store owner has pleaded guilty to stealing $2 million from a government food program for mothers and children. Haidar Aoun admits that he paid cash to people in exchange for more lucrative swipes of their electronic debit-style cards. He was subsequently paid by the government. Aoun pleade

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 22:16:06

Lakeside Mall employee assaulted by shoppers angry about store closing

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - A woman was assaulted Friday at the Windsor store in Lakeside Mall. According to authorities, the assault occurred shortly after 9 p.m. when the woman was closing the store. Two women attempted to enter the store and when the victim told them the store was closed, the wome

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 19:31:26

Parent outraged after alleged racist joke during slavery lesson at Rochester Hills school

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) - A history lesson about slavery at Meadow Brook Elementary School in Rochester has the teacher in hot water with parents. One mother said students and the teacher treated it like a joke. "My thing is, what's next? Is she going to bring in a gas chamber and recreate the

WXYZ - 2018-03-21 21:11:48

2 Detroit teenagers arrested after shots fired at gas station in Harper Woods

HARPER WOODS, Mich. - Two 18-year-old men from Detroit have been arrested in connection with a shooting at a gas station in Harper Woods, police said. Officials were called to the Sunoco gas station at 19930 Kelly Road around 6:30 p.m. on March 14 for reports of a fight. Investigators said that, d

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 23:49:57

Farmington Community School, Farmington Central High School closed due to threat

FARMINGTON, Mich. - Two schools within the Farmington Public Schools district are closed Thursday due to a threatening message being posted on social media. The district said Farmington Community School and Farmington Central High School are the only two schools in the district closed Thursday. He

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-22 13:04:43

Man wanted for stealing baby formula 3 times from Target in Chesterfield Township

CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Police in Chesterfield Township are searching for a man who was caught on surveillance video stealing baby formula from stores. Officials said the man walked into the Target store at 51400 Gratiot Road at 6:28 p.m. on Jan. 25 and put $190 worth of baby formula in a ba

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 21:41:14

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

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


Missing Warren teen, 13, found in Garden City

A 13-year-old girl from Warren who went missing Monday morning has been found, local media report. The Free Press previously reported that Alyssa Katherine Golding was last seen walking to school in the area of 12 Mile and Schoenherr. WDIV-TV (Channel 4), Fox2Detroit, and WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) report


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


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


Southbound I-75 closed at I-94 to fix bridge

Interstate 75 southbound at Interstate 94 is closed for repair work. MDOT says an outside beam of the Warren Ave. bridge was damaged by a semi Tuesday afternoon. Eastbound and westbound I-94 ramps to southbound I-75 will also close. Northbound I-75 from Mack Ave to I-94 will have the left lane close

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-03-21 11:13:22

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

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Fenton man charged after email sent to auto plant in Auburn Hills threatening to kill co-workers

FENTON, Mich. - A Fenton resident was taken into custody after an email was sent out to employees at the Nexteer Automotive Plant in Auburn Hills threatening to kill his co-workers. Stephen Challis, 58, of Fenton, was taken into custody in connection with the threat. According to the Genesee Count


Murder suspect on run for two years nabbed going to mom's house in Ecorse

Ecorse police aren't sure if it was a need to see his mother or need for money that drew a fugitive back home to Ecorse, but whatever it was it turned out to be the break police needed to catch him. Jermaine Pritchett, then 20, fled Michigan two years ago to Tennessee and has been on the run ever si


Hearing on motion seeking to release teen charged with killing mother continues on Friday

A hearing on whether a Farmington Hills teen charged with killing his mother should have bond or a possible community placement while awaiting trial will continue Friday morning in Oakland County Circuit Court. Muhammad Al-Tantawi, 16, has been held without bond in Oakland County Children's Village.