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DETROIT - DETROIT police are searching for a vehicle in connection with a shooting on the city's east side. police said three people were inside a white SUV traveling south on Schoenherr Street around 8:30 p.m. on April 1. When the SUV turned right onto Lappin Street, a burgundy sedan pulled along ...
DETROIT - A chilly, and in some parts snowy, start to your Tuesday here around Metro DETROIT with lake effect snow showers coming from the west and ... There is a good chance that the rain switches over to snow Wednesday night and Thursday morning, and model data suggests areas north of ... weather

Detroit's crackdown on suburban tax-evaders continues ... The jig is just about up for tenants of Detroit's booming downtown and Midtown apartments who use suburban family members' or friends' addresses to avoid ... Detroit is one of about two dozen cities across the state that has its own income tax.
Detroit landlords could soon be required to fork over tenant rosters annually to help identify potential income-tax evaders in apartments and lofts across the city. The regulation, which is aimed at increasing tax compliance, would focus on rentals with monthly rates of $750 or more and comes almost a ...
Early Tuesday was a busy time on Detroit's west side, as one man was carjacked during a meet-up and another apparently accidentally shot himself around 12:30 a.m.. On the 22000 block of Plymouth, as the road passes through Rouge Park, a 38-year-old white male arrived to meet a 25-year-old ...
Detroit - -- Stormy Daniels, who seems to be everywhere these days, is scheduled to finally be in Detroit on Wednesday. The porn star who allegedly slept with Donald Trump in 2006 is scheduled to perform at a Detroit strip club. This will be the third scheduled booking at the Truth topless joint. Two ...

DETROIT - Many of us woke up to a fresh coating of snow on our lawns, but it was an icy slush on the roads that caused a lot of people -- many not driving appropriately for the conditions -- to crash their vehicles this morning. We get a brief break into the first half of Wednesday, before one final winter ... weather
DETROIT -- While the West Coast still reigns as the epicenter of technology development, the DETROIT area has quietly emerged as a proving ground for digital mortgage innovations. The area has become a center for innovation largely due to the presence of Quicken Loans, a nonbank lender that's ...
Michigan's long and harsh winter is finally nearing an end, marking the beginning of another long and harsh period -- construction season. The Detroit Department of Public Works announced a slew of street closings -- some lasting until mid-May and others until the final day of 2022. The closings ...
Two of Detroit's most powerful men traded quips and compliments Thursday and offered upbeat perspectives on Detroit's revival at the latest Pancakes & Politics event. Sponsored by the Michigan Chronicle and held at the Detroit Athletic Club, the early-morning event showcased Mayor Mike Duggan and ...
Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering up to $2,500 for tips in a shooting last fall on Detroit's east side that left a bystander dead. Paul Ross was sitting in a 1969 Delta 88 while his nephew filled it about 9 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Sunoco gas station in the 9700 block of Van Dyke while two men fought in the street ...
Detroit – The Detroit Fire Department is the proud new owner of more than 800 pet oxygen masks. The announcement was made Thursday by Patti Kukula, who heads up the Detroit Public Safety Foundation, which facilitates donations from the community on behalf of the city's police and fire departments.
“We're thrilled that our vision for Lovers Only has come to fruition, and we can't wait to share our independently-owned burger joint with the Detroit community. Care, craftsmanship, and hospitality is at the core of everything we do, and that shines through in every element of this restaurant,” Boyer says.
DETROIT - It's been a crazy week of weather, with a crazy storm to deal with. Some of us have received barely any snow at all, while other parts of the same metropolitan area have been dumped on. Those receiving snow Thursday afternoon should see that diminish pretty quickly in the evening.
A 17-year-old from Detroit has been charged with making a threat against the Benjamin Carson High School, officials said. Randall Bowen was formally charged Thursday with a count of making a false report or threat of terrorism, a 20-year felony, and a count of malicious use of telecommunications ...
Detroit — After years of watching suburban schools use marketing tools to recruit children from its neighborhoods, Detroit declared this week that it's ready to fight back. The city's public schools and charter schools are joining forces with Mayor Mike Duggan and the Skillman Foundation to launch a new ...
An iconic image of winter in Detroit is the columns of smoke spewing from sidewalks. Steaming streets are part of the landscape, but few know the answers that lie beneath this mystery in plain sight. Below our sidewalks, there's a vast infrastructure that includes electricity, water, sewer, and fiber optics.

'Tis the season for wedding planning, and that got us thinking about the best spots around the city for memorable engagement photos. And while we'll always have a soft spot for iconic Detroit photo-op spots like in front of Comerica Park or the Fox Theatre marquee, we wanted to explore some of the other ...
Construction on the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel will take a break for a couple of nights this week and reopen to traffic at night. The tunnel will be open Wednesday and Thursday, officials with the tunnel said Monday. The $21.6 million final phase of a project to renovate the tunnel began in November. Because ...
He witnessed the unaligned curriculum in classrooms last fall. “However, in Detroit, this exacerbates our literacy challenge and places our teachers and students at a deeper disadvantage,” Vitti said. “The Common Core has emphasis on reading and analyzing text. We are not seeing that in our schools.
DETROIT (WXYZ) - It was Charity Preview night at Cobo. Marina Cracchiolo, a social media producer at WXYZ, had just finished working and was heading home. She got a cab and the driver told her it was $15 to go to the other side of Jefferson. She said no problem. However, when she got to her home, ...
Cynthia Williams; her mother, Barbara Williams; and her aunt, Patricia Williams; were gunned down Sunday night. "It's crazy how someone can take the life of three beautiful ladies," family friend Bernard Hart said. The broken windows at Cynthia Williams' house on Detroit's northeast side serve as a ...
A three-judge panel on Friday issued an emergency order directing Detroit to accept applications as dispensary owners rush to meet Thursday's state deadline. Existing businesses that do turn in an application and local approval form by then could be closed and denied the chance at licensure under a ...
Fast food workers, janitors and hospital workers walked off their jobs around noon Monday and rallied at Detroit's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park to fight for a $15 minimum wage, the right to unionize and civil rights. Local politicians, community activists, religious leaders and workers stood alongside ...
DETROIT - So much to talk about this afternoon, so little time. First, Mother Nature showed us yesterday just how complicated weather forecasting can be. We meteorologists spend a lot of time dealing with thermodynamics when forecasting either severe summer storms or wintertime wintry mixes. In the ...
Detroit — Police and neighbors don't know why the shooting began but, once it did, it didn't seem to end. By the time it was over, three women were dead and three officers were injured on the city's east side, said police. The shootings, which occurred during a 14-hour standoff that lasted from Sunday night ...
DETROIT - A dog was rescued in Detroit after being found outside in the freezing temperatures with a carabiner piercing his skin. The 3-year-old shepherd-rottweiler mix was rescued by Detroit Animal Control. When they got a look at the damage to his neck -- a heavy chain with a carabiner hooked into his ...
Authorities in Wayne County accuse an Alabama man of sexually abusing three young Detroit relatives and making a widely shared video of one of his assaults. Germain Moore, 44, of Detroit, is also accused of sexually assaulting a young girl in Alabama. News outlets report that the victim has been located ...
DETROIT (WXYZ) - Eighteen vehicles were involved in a crash on the Lodge during the Tuesday morning commute. It happened after 10:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Lodge near Meyers Rd. Michigan State Police responded to the crash. Troopers confirm there were no serious injuries and road ...
DETROIT - The mother of Detroit police Officer Glenn Doss Jr. is still coping with the pain after her son was killed in the line of duty. Nikole Flowers said she knew this was a possibility the minute Doss joined the police force. She was hesitant about her son becoming a police officer. "It was always hesitation ...
Another historic Detroit building could see a big renovation soon, although its future plans are still uncertain. Olympia Development announced that facade work has started at the Detroit Life Building, one of many buildings they own in Foxtown. According to Historic Detroit, the 1923 building was designed ...
DETROIT (WXYZ) - A 7 Action News crew called 911 after finding a gunshot victim on Detroit's east side this afternoon. Reporter Kim Craig and videographer Danny Stricker were on Fleming Street near Lantz covering a fatal shooting from the night before when they heard something strange. "I'm bleeding ...
Crime Stoppers of Michigan on Tuesday announced an award up to $2,500 for tips in a double homicide reported on Detroit's southwest side last year. Daniel Brown and Sophia Wilson were found dead inside a home in the 2000 block of Deacon at about 6:10 p.m. Sept. 5, authorities said in a statement.
Metro Detroit managed to dodge the snow in January, but so far, February is making up for it. Meteorologist Sara Pampreen of the National Weather Service in White Lake Township said January's snowfall was about 9.2 inches, 3.3 inches below normal for a typical month. Related: More snow makes for ...
A day after prosecutors in Detroit accused an Alabama man of molesting three Detroit children, he was identified as the suspected creator of a viral child porn video that depicted a man receiving oral sex from a young girl, AL.com reports. Germaine Moore, 44, who lives near Millbrook, Alabama, but has ties ...
DETROIT - Police are searching for answers Monday after two shootings happened less than eight hours apart on the same block in Detroit. The shootings were reported on Fleming Street between Dequindre and Conant streets on the city's east side, police said. The first shooting happened around 6 p.m. ...
After a wintry blast that dumped up to 3 inches of snow locally delayed flights and slowed travel Monday, Metro Detroit residents can expect clearer conditions the next few days. Across Michigan, 9.8 inches of snow fell in Shiawassee; 8 in Sanilac; 5.5 in Lapeer. Locally, Eastpointe and Romulus saw 3 ...
LANSING - A Monroe County woman was dumbfounded after winning $2 million playing the Michigan Lottery's Hot Fortune instant game. The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought her winning ticket at the Sunoco gas station, located at 9010 Lewis Avenue in Temperance.
(WXYZ) - WINTER STORM WARNING: St. Clair, Macomb, Oakland, Lapeer and Sanilac counties until 7 pm. Snow totals from this storm could range between 6-10 inches. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Wayne, Livingston, Washtenaw, and Monroe counties until 7 pm.
Pre-sales have begun for potential residents interested in high-end condominiums in Detroit's New Center neighborhood. The Cass & York development is a $30-million project of The Platform development group, with plans for a six-story, 53-unit condo complex in the New Amsterdam Historic District.
DETROIT (WXYZ) - The Detroit Health Department is offering food workers an all-day Hepatitis A vaccination clinic on January 29th in hopes of stopping an ongoing outbreak of the disease. Dating back to 2016, roughly 700 Hepatitis A cases have showed up in southeast Michigan. 154 of those cases ...
In southeast Michigan, health officials have offered vaccinations through the jail system, as well as the Detroit Detention Center and Detroit Re-Entry Center on the city's east side. Southeast Michigan has had 715 reported cases of hepatitis A and 24 deaths since the outbreak began in August 2016, ...
AT&T subsidiary Michigan Bell Telephone Company is planning to permanently close its Detroit call center and lay off 114 employees, according to a filing with the state Workforce Development Agency. The Detroit Credit and Collections Call Center at 105 E. Bethune St. in New Center is closing March 28, ...
DETROIT - An upper level disturbance crossing the area today generated a widespread swath of snow, with the heart of our area generally receiving two-to-four inches of accumulation. Snowfall rates in the far northern part of our area did overachieve, with some of us near the I-69 corridor picking up ...
While Detroit is certainly experiencing a construction boom, we haven't seen too many new construction projects going very high. That's starting to change, of course, with the groundbreaking of the Hudson's site and more plans in the works. We've rounded up five projects to watch—one under construction, ...
At various times, Delray has been called Michigan's most polluted neighborhood, a "dying" neighborhood, and "a ghost town." Sitting in the farthest corner of southwest Detroit, it is filled with heavy industry—a Marathon Oil Refinery, Zug Island, a wastewater plant. It has one of the highest rates of asthma in ...
DETROIT -- Days after Detroit lost out in the race to host Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, the city's mayor and the billionaire owner of auto supplier Flex-N-Gate Corp. offered a sneak preview of what will be the largest new auto factory built in the city since the 1990s. The $160 million plant will ...
Acura revealed the RDX prototype at the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit on Monday, January 15, 2018. ... Before the Detroit auto show opens to the public, automakers from around the world unveil new vehicles in elaborate ceremonies for crowds of journalists and ...
TONIGHT: Passing showers with a little thunder possible. Otherwise clouds and drizzle. Lows by morning will be in upper 30s and low 40s Winds: S 10-15 mph. TOMORROW: Rain showers that start then they change over to snow showers around 4 pm in Detroit. Highs in the upper 30s to low 40s in the ...
Detroit is cracking down on rental units by ensuring landlords have properties registered in compliance with city codes starting Feb. 1. Landlords in the 48215 ZIP code area will have 90 days to register their properties with the city and six months to bring them to code. "Starting Feb. 1, we are going to start ...


 

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