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Wayne County man charged with illegally killing an elk
A 60-year-old Taylor man has been charged with illegally killing an elk. About 10 a.m. on Saturday, Otsego County police received a tip about the poaching south of Vanderbilt, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
Michelle Obama surprises students at Motown Museum in Detroit
DETROIT (FOX 2) - Former first lady Michelle Obama made a special stop Tuesday in Detroit ahead of her book tour event. She made a surprise stop at the Motown Museum in the afternoon, saying hello to a group of male students from Wayne State University that were there to listen to actor and Michigan
Man stops car at Canton bus stop, asks female student to 'come here'
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Canton police are searching for the suspect involved in a suspicious situation that reportedly happened at a bus stop Tuesday. At around 7:20 a.m. a student from Plymouth-Canton Community Schools was waiting at the bus stop located near Ardsley and Burnham roads.
Family of Michigan soccer ref who was killed by player's punch speaks out
WESTLAND, Mich. - The family of a Westland soccer referee killed doing what he loved on the soccer field continues to speak out about what happened to him in hopes of preventing verbal and physical assault against other sports officials.
Man charged with attempting to murder wife in shooting outside Livonia FedEx
A man has been charged with attempted murder after his wife was shot in the back when she arrived for work at FedEx in suburban Detroit. The shooting led to a middle-of-the-night police chase on Interstate 96 on Nov. 26.
Wayne County man charged in illegal killing of bull elk
LANSING, Mich. - A 60-year-old Taylor resident has been charged with the illegal killing of a bull elk, after an investigation by Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers and police in Otsego County.
Murder charge filed in death of transgender woman
Authorities say the transgender status of a woman played a role in her fatal shooting in Detroit. Albert Weathers of Sterling Heights was charged Monday with murder in the death of Kelly Stough, who was found dead on a Detroit street Friday.
Volunteers are the heart of Dearborn Rotary’s Santa Snaps workshop at the Wayne County Lightfest
For nearly 40 evenings this year, the Rotary Club of Dearborn will rely on dozens of volunteers to be Santa and serve as Santa’s helpers during the Wayne County Lightfest—helping to create photo memories for generations of area families.
Sterling Heights man charged in transgender woman's murder in Detroit
DETROIT - A Sterling Heights man is charged in the shooting death of a transgender woman in Detroit. Wayne County prosecutors say 46-year-old Albert Weathers shot and killed Kelly Stough.
Police investigating stranger danger incident involving student in Canton
CANTON, Mich. (WXYZ) - Canton police are investigating a stranger danger incident involving a female student at a bus stop on Tuesday morning. According to police, the female student was waiting for a bus near Ardsley and Burnham roads at about 7:20 a.m., when she noticed a vehicle pass by the bus s
Detroit man accused of shooting wife at her workplace in Livonia
(WXYZ) - A 26-year-old Detroit man is facing felony charges in connection with the nonfatal shooting of his 25-year-old wife at her workplace. According to a release from Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, Robert Earl Easley-Calloway had allegedly been recently violent with his wife. She was report
Michelle Obama Drops In On Detroit Group Meeting Actor Keegan-Michael Key
DETROIT (WWJ) - A select group of former Wayne State students got quite a surprise Tuesday as they gathered for what was billed as a meeting with actor Keegan-Micheal Key. But as they were talking to Key, a Detroit native, former first lady Michelle Obama walked through the doors at the Motown Museu
Police searching for man wanted for indecent exposure in Dearborn Heights
(WXYZ) - Police in Dearborn Heights are looking for a man wanted for indecent exposure. The incident reportedly happened outside the Walgreen's location near Telegraph and Van Born Roads. Police say a vehicle pulled up next to an employee who was on a break and the driver asked for directions.
Chevrolet’s C8 Corvette Won’t Premiere At Detroit Auto Show
We’ve known for quite some time that the long-awaited, mid-engine, C8 Chevrolet Corvette will premiere next year. While no official announcement has been made, many expected the supercar to premiere at the Detroit Auto Show 2019 in January. Unfortunately, that’s not going to happen.
Dearborn Heights man, once accused of planning hit on prosecutor, sentenced in commercial fraud scam
Sabastian Restum, 49, had had several run-ins with the law in his life. Most recently he was sentenced to 144 months in a federal prison for his role as the leader of a commercial fraud ring.
Shot man dies after knocking on stranger's door
Detroit — A man believed to be in his 30s knocked on a stranger's door on Detroit's west side late Monday after having been shot and ultimately died from his injuries, police said.
Wyandotte police respond to report of naked man running in street
A 30-year-old Wyandotte man was transported to Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital after he apparently mixed a number of different drugs that caused him to act bizarrely. The incident took place shortly after 10:30 p.m. Nov. 30 when two officers were sent to the area of Eighth Street, just south of Goddar
Sterling Heights man charged with murder in shooting death of transgender woman
DETROIT (WXYZ) - The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has charged Albert Weathers, 46, of Sterling Heights, with the murder of Kelly Stough, 36. Stough, a transgender woman, was found dead by police in the area of East McNichols and Brush streets on Dec. 7.
Tigers' Tyson Ross: Signs with Detroit
Ross signed a one-year, $5.75 million contract with the Tigers on Monday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports. Ross threw 149.2 innings last year with the Padres and Cardinals, recording a respectable 4.15 ERA and striking out 19.2 percent of batters while walking 9.8 percent. The Tigers would lov
Online fundraising page created to help mother who lost 2-year-old son in Detroit house fire
DETROIT - A mother who lost her 2-year-old son in a Detroit house fire on Friday is in desperate need of help. The fire happened around 1:15 a.m. on the 13000 block of Mackay Street. It's near the border of Detroit and Hamtramck.