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Judge sends man to prison for 'despicable' dog killing

Mount Clemens — A judge Tuesday condemned a Utica man's "unbelievable cruelty" and sentenced him to 3-6 years in prison for torturing and killing his adopted dog. Alexander Gerth, 23, was given the prison time by Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Richard Caretti, who told him: "Words are inadequate


Roseville nonprofit raises flag after 5-year effort to obtain flagpole

ROSEVILLE — A Roseville-based nonprofit for veterans finally was able to raise an American flag over its building thanks to the support of some local businesses. Vets Returning Home has been trying since its founding in 2014 to put a flagpole on its roof so that it could fly the nation’s colors. Due


Man admits to driving drunk, killing retired Sterling Heights Police Sergeant

DETROIT (FOX 2) - Jimi Pierowich has agreed to a plea deal and admitted to driving drunk and killing retired police Sterling Heights Police Seergeant last year in Detroit. Pierowich pleaded guilty Monday to operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing a death. Pierowich admitted to driving drunk on


Michigan man caught on video performing sex acts on woman's dog, police say

HUBBARD LAKE, Mich. - A Michigan man was caught on video engaging in sex acts with a woman's dog, police said. The woman called police Friday and said she was reviewing her home security video and saw Damian Barton performing sex acts with her bull terrior-Lab mix, officials said.


Macomb County Dog Killer Heads to Prison

Alexander Gerth of Utica wasn't getting along with Sterling, his two-year-old pit bull mix he adoped. Now, Gerth is heading to prison. On Tuesday, Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Richard Caretti sentenced him to 3-6 years in prison, reports Oralandar Brand-Williams of the Detroit News.


Eastpointe mother to stand trial after 3 kids died in fire

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (FOX 2) - A 29-year-old woman charged in connection to a tragic house fire in Eastpointe that claimed the life of three children all under the age of 10 has been ordered to stand trial on child abuse charges.


Man impersonated late mother to collect $175K from Social Security for 15 years

DETROIT - A Michigan man faces prison time after he admitted to impersonating his mother for nearly 16 years as he collected $174,609 in Social Security after the government failed to recognize her 2002 death.


Roseville baseball trying to keep MAC Silver streak alive

ROSEVILLE –– No matter the year or the circumstances, Roseville High baseball coach Keith Marzec expects his team to compete for Macomb Area Conference and Division 1 district titles.


The Miller report: Macomb County clerk touts achievements in first 100 days

It may not have the national prominence of the Mueller report, but the Miller report issued last week by Macomb County Clerk Fred Miller carries impact locally. The biggest revelation of upcoming impact in Miller’s report on his first 100 days in office is a plan to tweak the campaign finance report


Spotted lanternflies could invade Michigan, experts warn

DETROIT - Experts are warning Michigan residents about the invasive spotted lanternfly. The lanternflies are native to southeast Asia but they're making their way across the east coast. Lanternflies in Pennsylvania seem to be attracted to plants that Michiganders cherish such as wine grapes, cherrie


A win for people who park too long: Tire chalking thrown out

DETROIT (AP) — Marking tires to enforce parking rules is like entering property without a search warrant, a federal court said Monday as it declared the practice unconstitutional in Michigan and three other states.


Woman fatally shoots driver who was allegedly trying to run her over

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A 37-year-old woman is dead after police say she attempted to run over another woman with her vehicle Monday evening. The shooting happened on Fordham and Hayes streets on Detroit's east side.


Feds: Cop didn't recant story about hammer in ICE shooting

Detroit — Federal authorities insist a Detroit cop did not recant his story about the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting four years ago of robbery suspect Terrance Kellom, as civil rights advocates have recently claimed.


Where is Michigan’s Most Iconic restaurant?

Where is Michigan’s Most Iconic restaurant? Our Michigan’s Best team wants to know. We are searching for the incredible spots across Michigan that have been open for years, and yet remain a favorite to this day. Places that are steeped in history, and that are destinations for generations of diners.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


2 Michigan Beer Bars Named Best In America

Is anyone really surprised that Michigan is home to multiple beer bars that are on the list of best beer bars in America? Nope!. Now, this list is made up of only non-franchise beer bars, that means no breweries either. These rules were specifically put in place because of Michigan. Hopcat would be


Michigan school district ups suspension time as 'ten-second fights' trend grows

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. - A Michigan school district has seen a huge spike in student fights and now they're trying to do something about it. Kingsley Area Schools has reported more student fights in the past week than in the last several years. That's because of a social media trend apparently


Inkster murder was marijuana deal, Michigan State Police say

INKSTER, Mich. (FOX 2) - The Michigan State Police said investigators are still checking all of the facts into a shooting in Inkster Monday afternoon but say they believe it was a marijuana deal and not a random accident.


Downtown Detroit Fatal Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty

DETROIT, MI – The man who drove drunk and killed a retired Sterling Heights police sergeant in downtown Detroit pled guilty today, Tuesday April 22nd, 2019. Jimi Pierowich pled guilty today to Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death with a sentence agreement of 42 months to 15 years prison.


Prosecutor: 'No crime has been committed' in case of Detroit Fire Department captain

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Wayne County prosecutors have denied charges against Detroit Fire Association (DFA) President Micheal Nevin Tuesday. On Dec. 18, 2018, Detroit Police Department presented Prosecutor Kym Worthy with a warrant request pertaining to Detroit Fire Department Captain Michael Nevin, who is