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Michigan man falls 9 floors to his death playing hide-and-seek

A 21-year-old man fell to his death playing hide-and-seek inside a long-abandoned warehouse in Detroit, authorities said Wednesday. Jonathan Mazqai, from Taylor, Michigan, was playing the children's game with two pals before he plunged nine floors down an elevator shaft in the early morning hours of


First real winter storm takes aim at SE Michigan on Saturday

(FOX 2) - Let's face it, it's been a relatively easy winter in southeast Michigan. But Metro Detroiters know that doesn't last long - and it ends this week. All eyes are on Saturday for our first potential winter storm this season. How much and when? Well, let's get to it.


Trustee: Engler set to resign as Michigan State's president

DETROIT — Former Gov. John Engler will resign as interim president of Michigan State University amid public backlash over his comments about women and girls sexually assaulted by now-imprisoned campus sports doctor Larry Nassar, a member of the school's Board of Trustees said Wednesday.


Michigan man electrocuted while making art

ST CLAIR SHORES, MI -- A Michigan man found dead inside a garage in suburban Detroit was electrocuted while creating artwork, police said. The Associated Press reports that the man in his 60s was found with severe burns on Thursday in a garage in St. Clair Shores. Investigators later discovered equi


Wayne County Healthy Communities offer free medical services

(FOX 2) - From checkups and dental care to pregnancy and pediatrics. A local clinic is providing a one-stop shop for health services even if you can't pay. Health care for all sounds too good to be true but it's happening at "Wayne County Healthy Communities.


Driver in fatal wrong-way crash that killed Northville family had BAC 4 times legal limit

DETROIT - The wrong-way driver who collided into and killed a family of five from Metro Detroit had an extremely high blood alcohol level at the time of the crash. Joey Bailey, the driver of the pickup truck, was driving the wrong way on I-75 in Kentucky for several miles before the fatal crash occu


Former Wayne County prosecutor now in charge of Flint water criminal cases

LANSING -- (1/15/2019) A new prosecutor will take the lead in the criminal cases tied to the Flint Water Emergency. Attorney General Dana Nessel announced today she's appointing Fadwa Hammoud as lead attorney of the cases...hours after appointing her Michigan's new Solicitor General.


Stolen 262-year-old artifact recovered by FBI, returned to Dearborn museum

The repatriation of stolen or looted artifacts is a hot issue in the museum world, and this week, Metro Detroit had a case here at home, when a 262-year-old powder horn stolen from the Dearborn Historical Museum in 1952 was returned -- by the FBI.


Ferndale police bust thieves targeting vacant houses while responding to unrelated call

FERNDALE, Mich. - Ferndale police caught three people stealing from vacant homes Tuesday while responding to an unrelated call. Police said they were investigating the unrelated call in the area of Woodward Avenue and 8 Mile Road about 1:45 p.m. when they found an open and broken lock box. Since rea


Attorney Nabih Ayad elected as chairman of the Wayne County Airport Authority Board

ROMULUS — Arab American attorney Nabih Ayad was elected as the new chairman of the Wayne County Airport Authority Board today, a little over four years after he was first appointed to the board by former Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano in November 2014.


Michigan offers 13-year-old quarterback Isaiah Marshall

Remember the name Isaiah Marshall. Michigan became the first school to offer the 13-year-old quarterback out of Southfield, Michigan on Tuesday after Jim Harbaugh liked what he saw on tape.


Final winter Detroit auto show a shadow of its former self

Detroit (AFP) - As row upon row of automakers' latest models gleam in the bright lights of the Detroit auto show, the exhibitors ready to greet industry insiders and journalists are looking down -- into their smartphones.


Wayne County Judge Vonda Evans suddenly resigns

DETROIT (AP) - (01/15/19) - A Detroit-area judge who was criticized last year for her attendance says she's resigning after 21 years on the bench. Wayne County Judge Vonda Evans described her departure as a retirement in an emotional video posted Monday on social media . She says, "It's time now for


Michigan's medical marijuana shortage: state lets dispensaries sell untested pot

DETROIT (FOX 2) - Michigan's crackdown on unlicensed medical marijuana shops has had a domino effect on the licenses businesses and has not cut off access for many patients. Now the state is making some allowances - but there's a caveat.


Farmington McDonald's employee fired after allegedly making fun of minority customer

An employee at a Farmington McDonald’s has been fired after allegedly mocking the accent of a Farmington Hills woman, originally from Taiwan, when she ordered at the drive-through last week.


Man killed when car hits house on Moross Road in Detroit

DETROIT - A 26-year-old man was killed early Wednesday morning when a vehicle he was a passenger in crashed into a home in the 18700 block of Moross Road in Detroit. The crash happened about 12:13 a.m. The 23-year-old woman driving the vehicle -- a 2007 Chevrolet Impala -- is listed in temporary ser


W-FL TUESDAY: Newark wins in the Panther Den & Lyons tops Gananda to solidify hold on Wayne County

Two of the biggest games of the night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boys high school basketball featured a battle at the top of the Finger Lakes East standings with Newark visiting Geneva and a match-up in Wayne County between Gananda and Lyons with first place on the line.


Michigan woman accused of operating 26-year scheme to steal money from therapy patients

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. - A Birmingham woman is facing charges stemming from an alleged scheme to steal money from therapy patients. According to the Michigan Attorney General, Beth L. Jaslove used her business, the Center for Growth and Enlightenment, to operate the scheme between 1991 and 2017. The sche


13 trucks line up under Detroit overpass to prevent suicidal man from jumping to his death

Help can come in many forms when someone most needs it, and these truckers prove that with the amazing life-saving job they pulled off in early April. When a man threatened to jump off an overpass on Interstate 696 in metro Detroit, Michigan police called on truckers to assist them in preventing the


Man who dropped toddler at fire station, murdered boy's mom gets 15 to 30 years

DETROIT (FOX 2) - A Detroit man who admitted to police that he killed the mother of a boy who he had dropped off at a fire station was sentenced Tuesday to 15 to 30 years as part of a plea deal.