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Body of young woman found in Detroit River by dive team
A body of a young woman has been found in the Detroit River near a fishing pier Monday afternoon, according to the Detroit Harbor Master.A 26-year-old Southfield woman had gone missingthis past weekend, causing police and sheriff dive teams to search for her. The Detroit Police Underwater Recovery a
Mother of 7-year-old Detroit girl killed on I-94 after crash doesn't want father to face charges
"I was angry at first," said Anthony Burts, the child's stepfather. "She told me this morning, 'That's not what our daughter would want. She wouldn't want us to be angry.'"
Body found in wooded area behind Ypsilanti Township Walmart
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, MI - A dead body was found Monday, July 16 behind a Walmart in Ypsilanti Township, police say.
Detroit police on scene of barricaded gunman on southwest side
DETROIT (WJBK)- Detroit Police are on the scene of a barricaded gunman on the city's southwest side.Detroit Police said they were called to the home in the 1800 block of Ethel just off Schaefer Highway around 9:50 Monday morning.According to Detroit police, a police captain on the scene requested th
Motorcyclist dies after crashing into culvert in Ypsilanti Township
The Ypsilanti man, 46, was riding west at about 7 p.m., July 15, on U.S. 12 near Wiard Road when, for unknown reasons, he left the roadway and drove into a gore area, Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Spokesman Derrick Jackson said.
5-year-old struck by SUV in Canton
CANTON, Mich.- Police said a 5-year-old child was struck by a small SUV just after 1 p.m. Sunday.According to police, the collision occurred in the 51000 block of Mott Road. A 28-year-old Canton resident was driving a 2010 Ford Escape when the victim ran into the road in front of the vehicle.The vic
Chase that begins in Warren ends in crash on Detroit's east side; police searching for suspects
WARREN, Mich.- A high-speed chase that began in Warren ended in a crash on Detroit's east side Monday morning.The chase started around 4 a.m. Monday in Warren when Warren police officers attempted to pull over two suspicious vehicles, but those vehicles then took off.Police pursued the vehicles, and
Police: Skeletal remains found in Cleveland after Michigan tip
Buy Photo(Photo: Detroit Free Press)CLEVELAND — Police in Cleveland say skeletal remains have been found at a home in the Ohio city after a call from Michigan authorities.Cleveland police said Saturday that they were notified earlier by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office in Michigan about a body
Contractor pleads guilty in $5M airport bribery scheme
The government says the bribes and kickbacks went to James Warner, who until 2014 was infrastructure manager at the agency that runs the airport. Warner is facing charges of conspiracy, bribery, money laundering and obstruction of justice. He has pleaded not guilty.
Intersection of Warren and Lilley in Canton Township closed after rollover crash
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich.- The intersection of Warren Road and Lilley Road in Canton Township is closed while police investigate a rollover crash that occurred Monday morning, according to the Canton Public Safety Department.
Police: 7-year-old struck, killed texting for help after dad's drunken driving crash
“This poor child, 7 years old, doesn't get to live the rest of her life, because of a decision that an adult made,” Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said.
4 Michigan teens take plea deal for fatal rock-throwing on I-75
Four of the five teenagers who were charged in the fatal rock-throwing death on I-75 in October 2017 have taken a plea deal, according to a news report. WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) is reporting that the charges were reduced from second-degree murder to manslaughter for Mark Sekelsky, Mikadyn Payne, Alexzand
3-year-old girl found wandering alone on Detroit's east side
DETROIT, Mich. (WXYZ) - Authorities are looking for the parents of a 3-year-old girl found wandering alone on Detroit's east side.Police say a citizen saw the child in the area of Keating and East State Fair and took her to a gas station on 1 East State Fair.Officers were called at 5:20 a.m. and too
Police on scene of barricaded gunman in home on Detroit's southwest side
DETROIT (WXYZ) -10:47 a.m.Detroit police are on the scene of a barricaded gunman in a house on the city's southwest side.The house is located in the 1800 block of Ethel off of Schaefer Highway.Stay with 7 Action News for updates.
Police chase ends in crash on Detroit's east side
DETROIT (WXYZ) - An investigation is underway after a police chase ended in a crash early Monday on Detroit's east side.The crash occurred in the area of Keystone and Emery.Police say the suspects who led officers on a chase were injured, and are at a hospital now being treated.According to police,
2 charged in baby girl's drowning death
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has charged two women in relation to the death of a baby girl, Ca'mya Davis,who drowned on July 6 after falling through a hole in the floor of her home on Detroit's west side.
7-year-old girl texting police for help struck, killed instantly crossing I-94 in Romulus
An investigation is underway into the death of a little girl attempting to cross eastbound I-94 near Detroit Metropolitan Airport.Romulus police, along with troopers from the Michigan State Police crash reconstruction unit and detectives from the Special Investigation Section are investigating the f
5-year old Canton boy hit by car, neighbors want speed bumps put in
"These kids they're young, they need to grow, people need to stop and slow down, it's not that bad the world is not going nowhere," a neighbor said.
Man fatally shot during dice game in Detroit
Police responded to the fatal shooting at about 10:30 p.m. The victim, who had been shot in the head and chest, was taken by private vehicle to a hospital and died by the time police arrived.
3 Michigan sisters undergo same life-changing operation on the same day
NOVI, Mich.- It's a rare situation, to say the least: three young sisters needing the same surgery and a hospital willing to make it happen on the same day.