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Michigan teen rescued after becoming stranded on ice while trying to save her dog

PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - A 15-year old girl in West Michigan had to be rescued after she became stranded on ice trying to get her dog. It happened in Park Township along the Lake Michigan shoreline.


2 from Detroit Arrested in Large Drug Raid in West Virginia

HUNTINGTON, WV – According to the Herald-Dispatch, 13 people were detained and 6 were arrested during a drug raid Monday evening, February 18th, 2019, by Huntington Police officers at a home in the 1600 block of Madison Avenue.


Shooters still at large months after 40-year-old man killed on Detroit's east side, police say

DETROIT - Two suspected shooters are still on the loose months after a 40-year-old man was killed on the city's east side, police said. The incident happened at 2 a.m. Aug. 20, 2018, in the area of Mt. Elliott Street and East Grand Boulevard.


Sick of tire-killing potholes? Call them in

If you live (or drive a lot) in Canton Township and are tempted to invest in one of those "I'm not drunk, I'm avoiding potholes!" bumper stickers, hold your horses. Township Supervisor Pat Williams suggests an alternative that should be more effective and a little less costly: visit the Wayne County


Band of criminals accused of targeting Detroit businesses in federal custody

DETROIT - Three men accused of targeting Detroit businesses are in federal custody and face a long list of charges in a series of smash-and-grabs, officials said. Police said the men used a stolen truck in a string of smash-and-grabs at Detroit pharmacies, liquor stores and marijuana dispensaries.


Snow, ice in forecast: Here's what to expect Wednesday in Metro Detroit

DETROIT - A wintry mix is expected Wednesday in Metro Detroit. According to the Local 4Casters, snow and ice move in mid morning. A quick inch of snow is possible right after the morning drive, and there’s a good chance freezing rain will mix in during the late morning and early afternoon Wednesday.


SE Michigan snow totals from Feb. 17-18, 2019 -- view here

DETROIT - Here are snow totals for select southeastern Michigan communities from Feb. 18 and Feb. 19, 2019:. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.


Experts fear disease turning Michigan deer into 'zombies' could one day spread to humans

DETROIT - Chronic wasting disease turns deer into so-called "zombies," and experts are worried it could one day spread to the human population. The disease has spread to 24 states, including Michigan. The target zone in Michigan is 16 counties in the center and western parts of the state. There have


Michigan Man Lifts a 2-Ton SUV And Saves A Man’s Life

A Ypsilanti, Michigan powerlifter showed Incredible Hulk like strength and saved a man pinned under his SUV. We've all heard urban legends of people getting super-human strength and lifting a car off of a person before. But this really happened, right here in Michigan!

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Suspects in Metro Detroit LA Fitness robberies arrested for larceny, credit card fraud

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - On Friday the Troy Special Investigations Unit, along with the Bloomfield Township Police Department arrested 19-year-old Tyree Charles Parker of Ferndale and 19-year-old Javon Maurice Kinnard of Detroit.


GM's Romulus plant to get $20 million upgrade

General Motors Co.'s engine plant in Romulus is the latest to get a multi-million-dollar cash injection. The automaker said Tuesday it would spend $20 million at its GM Propulsion plant on Ecorse Road to buy new machines to increase production of 10-speed transmissions. It comes a day after GM Chair


PREVIEW: Blackhawks at Red Wings 2/20

The Blackhawks (25-26-9) look to continue their playoff push with another huge two points on the line against the Red Wings (23-29-8) in Detroit on Wednesday night. As of Tuesday morning, Chicago fans everywhere could look at the NHL standings and ponder the possibilities with the Blackhawks just on


Owner of Chesterfield Food Market in Detroit accused of food stamp fraud for second time

DETROIT - The owners of a market on Detroit's west side are accused of committing fraud against the United States. Federal documents said the owner of the Chesterfield Food Market on West Davison near the Lodge Freeway has been scheming to steal SNAP and WIC money. He's also accused of getting caugh


Three Individuals from Downriver Charged in Animal Abuse Case

RIVER ROUGE, MI – David Scott McMurtrie, 42-years-old, Kayli Lynn Sparks – also known as Robinson, 29-years-old, both of River Rouge, and David Squire Bowling, 30-years-old, of Ecorse, have been charged in connection with recovery of 17 emaciated and neglected dogs from a truck in Ecorse.


Snow, Sleet And Freezing Rain: Get Ready For A Treacherous Commute Wednesday

DETROIT (WWJ) - While today will be cold, we are expecting another blast of winter starting Wednesday morning. AccuWeather forecasters say snow will start falling during rush hour tomorrow morning and then change to sleet and freezing rain. We'll have rain in the afternoon as temperatures rise into


Suspect in domestic assault flees deputy, eludes arrest

A reported domestic assault Monday set off a pursuit by an Oakland County sheriff's deputy when the man suspected in the crime was spotted driving in Pontiac. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy on patrol saw the suspect, described as a male in his early 30s, behind the wheel


Man gets prison in violent robbery of couple at Ann Arbor home

ANN ARBOR, MI - One person in a trio of Detroit men accused in a violent robbery at the home of an Ann Arbor couple last fall is headed to prison. Elijah Wilson-Beauford, 24, and his attorney pleaded for lenience and showed photos of his 8-year-old daughter before he learned his fate - 21 to 32 year


Novi OKs 20-home development, demolition of War of 1812 veteran's house

The Novi City Council has cleared the way for the development of 20 new homes, which will also mean the demolition of one old home formerly occupied by a veteran of the War of 1812.


Feds raid Taylor City Hall in corruption investigation

More than a dozen FBI agents searched Taylor City Hall early Tuesday in an apparent public corruption investigation, sources told The Detroit News. The exact nature of the investigation was not immediately clear but the search comes amid a broader crackdown on corruption in Metro Detroit that has pr


Michigan DNR seeks public input on Maybury State Park draft general management plan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is inviting people to provide input on a draft general management plan that will guide the future of Maybury State Park (Northville Township) in Wayne County. The DNR will host a public input meeting Tuesday, March 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Northville Co