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Firefighter charged with murder after crash

A Warren firefighter who was off duty when he hit and killed a 17-year-old girl in September has been charged with murder.

Published: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:25:03 GMT

Parents outraged over daycare swaddling punishment

A photo has gone viral showing a Michigan 2-year-old boy swaddled at a daycare.  

Published: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:17:36 GMT

Westside community center rebuilds after fire

A fire has damaged a westside community center and forced it close. Maggie Lee’s Community Center is located on Puritan near Livernois.

Published: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:46:58 GMT

Chad Carr memorial planned for Sunday

Chad Carr will be remembered Sunday during a memorial service and visitation at the Saline High School Performing Arts Center.

Published: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:23:06 GMT

Coney island employee shot during robbery

A Dearborn Coney Island employee was shot in the leg during a robbery at the restaurant early Tuesday morning.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:52:49 GMT

Police: Man stole tires, fled police, crashed into brick wall

A 33-year-old Detroit man is facing charges after using a stolen pickup truck to steal tires from a home in New Baltimore before leading police on a chase that ended with him crashing into a brick wall, police say.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:41:17 GMT

Extra MSP patrols coming over Thanksgiving holiday

Extra state police patrols are coming to Michigan roads and highways over the Thanksgiving holiday period.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:16:24 GMT

Michigan, Fiat Chrysler reach deal on tax credits

Fiat Chrysler will have to spend an additional $1 billion on Michigan facilities over 15 years to qualify for $1.9 billion in business tax credits under an agreement approved Tuesday by the state's economic development board.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:11:57 GMT

Blight removal efforts planned for Detroit's Delray area

Blight eradication efforts in Detroit are now including parts of a neighborhood near a planned commuter bridge linking Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, in Canada.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:42:00 GMT

Dearborn Heights woman killed while crossing Michigan Avenue

A 57-year-old Dearborn Heights woman was killed Tuesday morning when she was hit by a car on Michigan Avenue, police said.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:50:14 GMT

Car crashes outside federal courthouse in Detroit

A car has crashed and rolled over on the sidewalk in front of the federal courthouse in Detroit.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:25:57 GMT

Spiders have taken over this Memphis neighborhood

According to residents, the spiders have built a web nearly half a mile in length!

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:53:16 GMT

Detroit math teacher shot, killed over weekend

The 36-year-old was a math instructional specialist for Detroit Public Schools.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:30:36 GMT

Michigan to finalize more than 120 adoptions on Adoption Day

Michigan courts are finalizing more than 120 adoptions during the state's annual Adoption Day.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:54:32 GMT

Caldwell: No 'magic' behind better Detroit defense

Jim Caldwell's demeanor rarely changed much when his team was losing game after game, so now that Detroit has won two in a row, he has nothing earth shattering to offer about how the Lions have become stronger defensively.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:28:55 GMT

Holiday weekend events across Metro Detroit

If you’re looking for something to do this Thanksgiving weekend, you’ll have plenty of options.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:14:05 GMT

Detroit to welcome Syrian refugees

The mayors of Detroit and Austin are welcoming Syrian refugees despite pushback by their states' Republican governors following the deadly attacks in Paris.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:08:28 GMT

Help Me Hank: The ultimate holiday toy test

See which toys our junior testers loved -- and what got left behind.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 05:24:25 GMT

Police ask for public's help to identify elderly man's killer

Detroit police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who is wanted in connection with the deadly attack on a 91-year-old man.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 04:22:53 GMT

US issues worldwide travel alert

The United States issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans amid concerns that terror groups and individuals plan more attacks after the Paris massacres.

Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 04:20:46 GMT