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Pedestrian killed on I-75 identified by police

NEWPORT — The name of the pedestrian who was killed in a crash on I-75 Thursday has been released by police. Alex Patterson, 64, of Garden City was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck multiple times by vehicles on northbound I-75, south of Swan Creek Rd., according to Monroe County Sheri


Ghosts Are Believed To Lurk In Recently Opened Basement Of Psychiatric Hospital

The Eloise Psychiatric Hospital in Westland, Michigan, has been the subject of many paranormal occurrences over the years. The building itself is said to be a hot spot for ghosts, but the basement was closed off for decades because it was flooded. However, it has recently been drained and it, too, i


Michigan State is finally back in the Sweet 16

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Michigan State is finally back in the Sweet 16. The Spartans ran away from undermanned Big Ten foe Minnesota for a 70-50 victory in the second round of the East Region to set up a matchup with LSU next week in Washington.


Troy man charged with the murder of his mother

Troy, Mich (FOX 2) - 42-year-old Uriah Scott was arraigned today, charged with the murder of his 61-year-old mother Cynthia Scott. Cynthia Scott had reportedly not been seen or heard from since March 18.


Michigan Teachers Union Suffers Important Court Defeat

The Michigan Court of Appeals this week ruled that a teacher has the right to stop paying fees to the union at his workplace despite its refusal to allow him to do so. The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation, which represented teacher Ronald Robinson in his legal fight against the union, said the decis


Ex-Principal Sues After Being Forced Out For Giving Wooden Penis As Departing Gift. Afterwards, He Attempts Suicide

A gag gift has turned into a nightmare for John Stanton. Stanton, the former principal of Anchor Bay High School in St. Clair County, is suing the district for being forced out. His lawsuit alleges he was fired from another job in Livonia because of the gift, and that he even attempted suicide as a


Mega Millions results for 03/22/19; $1 million winner sold in Michigan

LANSING, MI – A player in Michigan won $1 million but there was no winner of the $50 million jackpot for the drawing held on Friday, Mar. 22. However, where the $1 million winner was sold was not available as of 8:40 a.m.


Woman dies in two-vehicle Detroit crash Saturday

DETROIT - Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened Saturday morning in the 5200 block of Conner Street. The crash involved two vehicles. The occupants of the first vehicle were a male driver and female passenger. The passenger died and the driver is in critical condition.


Lincoln Park Man Dies after being Shot on I-75

TAYLOR, MI – On Saturday March 23rd, 2019, at approximately 3:30 AM, MSP 911 was notified of a freeway shooting on I-75 near the Rouge bridge. They received only one call and the only information was one of the vehicles was a silver or white Chrysler 300. The caller was just a witness.


Fatal crash reported in Oxford Township; under investigation

A fatal crash involving two vehicles was reported to have occurred at about 9:11 a.m. this morning on Seymour Lake Road at the intersection of Dunlap Road. The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies with the Oxford Township Substation in the investigation of the crash.


Fatal traffic accident reported on Warren Avenue in Dearborn

DEARBORN, MI — On Saturday, March 23 at approximately 4 p.m., the Dearborn Police and Fire Department responded to an call in the area of Warren Avenue near Williams after reports of an injury accident involving a motorcycle and second vehicle, a press release said.


Insurance card stolen from Dearborn Heights resident’s vehicle

A 67-year-old woman came into the Dearborn Heights Police Department at about 6:32 p.m. on March 15 to report a theft from her vehicle. She told police that she parked her Chevrolet Equinox at her residence on the 25000 block of Yale St. at about 9 p.m. on March 13. She told police that she noticed


Man shot multiple times while sitting in his car in Detroit

Detroit — A 41-year-old man is in critical condition following a shooting early Saturday on the city's east side, police said. Detroit police responded to a call at 1:16 a.m. of a shooting at Gratiot and Linnhurst Street. Police said the man was sitting in his car when an unknown suspect walked up t


After 56 years of marriage, a husband and wife in Michigan died on the same day, just hours apart

DETROIT — A Melvindale, Michigan, couple passed away on the same day after 56 years of marriage in a true tale of everlasting love. Judy and Will Webb, both 77 years old, died just hours apart while holding hands on March 6, 2019. They spent their final hours together in hospice care after both batt


Report of man stranded on Lake Michigan iceberg was cold-water swimmer

PARK TOWNSHIP, MI -- A man doing training and “cold-water swimming” prompted a brief scare at Holland State Park when observers thought a person was stranded on an iceberg, police said.


Child injured at Detroit day care

DETROIT, Mich. (WILX) - A Detroit family is outraged after their one year old was injured at day care. The incident was caught on camera. "It was just very traumatizing to watch," said Jennifer Travis, the grandmother of the injured child.


Michigan State Police investigating fatal shooting near Rouge River Bridge

DETROIT - Michigan State Police have launched a homicide investigation into a fatal shooting on I-75 near the Rouge River Bridge. Police were notified about the incident at 3:30 a.m. Saturday after a witness called to report the shooting.


GM’s laid off workers warn Ford employees: Start looking for new job

DETROIT — Early this year, a data analyst at General Motors self-assuredly told a colleague over lunch that her boss had guaranteed that her job would not be cut. Just weeks before, on Nov. 26, GM had announced it would shutter five plants in North America amid cuts totaling about 14,000 factory and


5 Detroit Area Foreclosures Selling Now

DETROIT, MI — Are you hoping to buy a new home, but don't have a lot to spend? . A tour of the most recently foreclosed properties in the Detroit area might be your best bet!


Blue Hat Coffee to open in Farmington

Phillip Jewell hopes to open his newest Blue Hat Coffee Shop and Restaurant by June. The Coldwater businessman has received approval from the Planning Commission in the city of Farmington, in Oakland County.