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Father of 5 fatally shot after receiving phone call, walking outside Detroit home, police say

DETROIT - Police are still searching for whoever killed a father of five who received a phone call, walked outside his home and was gunned down on the front lawn near the curb, according to officials.


Ypsilanti leaders weigh fate of Peninsular Paper Dam

YPSILANTI, MI – City leaders are considering two options for one of Ypsilanti’s most-noted landmarks: Repair it or remove it. The Peninsular Paper Dam provided hydroelectric power for a paper mill that produced newsprint for Chicago from the 1860s to the 1970s. But it hasn’t generated power for deca


Ann Arbor OKs plan to keep diarrhea-causing parasite out of city’s water

ANN ARBOR, MI – Ann Arbor is preparing to add a UV disinfection system to the city’s water treatment plant to help keep a diarrhea-causing parasite out of the city’s drinking water.


LBI Event Recap: April Showers Classic Part IV (Ypsilanti, MI)

Ypsilanti, MI: Travel Season is underway in Michigan, and the LBI April Showers event continues to assert itself each year as one of the premier events of the Spring in the Midwest. Where else in the State of Michigan, can you find action-packed games from top to bottom in each gym as well as the ta


19-year-old charged in fatal shooting of Inkster teenager

INKSTER, Mich. - A 19-year-old man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of an Inkster teenager, officials said. Johtez Zyair Hoskins, of Ypsilanti, is accused of shooting Darian Oneal, 16, in the head at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.


Michigan politicians react to Mueller report

Washington — Michigan Republicans called Thursday for Congress to move on from the Mueller investigation after the release of the long-anticipated report, which Democrats weren't so quick to dismiss, noting it doesn't exonerate the president.


Officials confirm 2 more measles cases, new exposure sites

Health officials are reporting two more measles cases in the Detroit area and say one of the people may have exposed others in new parts of the state. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday the new cases of the highly contagious disease were in Oakland County and De


Mueller report: Pres. Trump tried to choke Russia probe, oust Mueller

WASHINGTON - Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president. Trump was la


Michigan teens charged in deadly I-75 rock throwing case face sentencing

Five Michigan teenagers charged with murder in connection to a deadly rock-throwing incident on I-75 in Genesee County will face sentencing on Thursday. Kyle Anger, 17; Mark Sekelsky, 16; Mikadyn Payne, 16; Trevor Gray, 15; and Alexander Miller, 15, are all from Clio, Mich. They were arraigned Oct.


Ypsilanti Schools hopes 5-year superintendent contract will bring stability

YPSILANTI, MI - Ypsilanti Community Schools made interim Superintendent Alena Zachery-Ross a permanent hire, welcomed a new assistant superintendent and has other leadership changes in the works for the 2019-20 school year.


Bicyclist in critical condition after being struck by car on Ford Road in Westland

WESTLAND, Mich. - A bicyclist is in critical condition Thursday after being struck by a car on Ford Road in Westland, police said. The incident happened before 10 a.m. Thursday along Ford Road at Wildwood Street.


Experts develop ideas for fixing Michigan's roads during forum Thursday

LANSING (WJRT) (4/18/2019) - A group of experts met in Lansing on Thursday to figure out how to pay for fixing Michigan's crumbling roads. They discussed the growing problem and possible solutions. Ideas thrown around included Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposed 45-cent gas tax increase, along with rai


College & Career Fair April 23 in Ann Arbor: Student’s guide to getting the most out of the fair

The College & Career Fair will provide your families with up-to-date information and enable them to make person-to-person contact with college representatives from all over the nation to meet your studenst and answer questions. In addition, county-wide career and technical education programs will be


Mother sues charter school, claims staff ignored sexual harassment

BELLEVILLE, Mich. (WXYZ-TV) — A Wayne County mother is suing her daughter's charter school because she claims administrators ignored repeated reports of sexual harassment and abuse.


Michigan woman walks again after doctors ‘screw her head back on’

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – To her doctors, Lila DeLine is little short of a miracle. When another car going 60 mph slammed into the rear of her Chrysler 300 last year, the force snapped her neck.


Was it suicide or an accident? Michigan AG reviews death of worker at Little Caesars Arena

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the U.S. Department of Labor are reviewing the June 2017 death of a 46-year-old electrician at Little Caesars Arena. Michael Morrison, of St. Clair Shores, was working on a steel beam when he plunged seven stories to his death.


2-year-old boy shot in face being treated in Ann Arbor, condition unknown

BLACKMAN TWP., MI – A 2-year-old boy shot in the face Tuesday afternoon during a domestic dispute is still alive and being treated in Ann Arbor. The boy was shot at about 12:30 p.m. on April 16, while sitting in the back of a car outside a home in the 400 block of Barrett Avenue, Blackman-Leoni Town


Nessel warns of puppy scams in Michigan

Detroit — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Thursday her office will double-down on efforts to reduce puppy scams in the state after receiving more than a dozen complaints, she said.


Ford Road closed at Wildoowd Street due to crash

WESTLAND, Mich. - Ford Road is closed in both directions at Wildwood Street due to a crash, Westland police said. Police are asking drivers to avoid this route until further notice.


Michigan House: Unlicensed pot shops open after June 1 must wait year

Michigan lawmakers are moving to curb unlicensed medical marijuana shops by threatening their ability to get licensed if they stay open after June 1. A bill approved 102-4 by the House on Thursday will next be considered by the Senate. The measure would prevent unlicensed marijuana facilities that r