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RECALL: Kraft American Singles Cheese Slices

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Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier. More>>

Minimum wage hike launches this Labor Day

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Minimum wage workers across metro Detroit and the rest of the state are getting a small raise this Labor Day.
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All you need to know: Arts, Beats and Eats 2014 Video included

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Celebrating its 17th year and returning to the bustling streets of Royal Oak from Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, Ford Arts, Beats Eats presented by FirstMerit Bank will entertain thousands of visitors from across the region with its outstanding music line-up, stellar arts programming, mouthwatering selection of food, and a number of new attractions this Labor Day weekend. More>>

VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day

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Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to be in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years. More>>

Two teens shot and killed on Detroit's west side

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Two families are grieving after the bodies of two teenagers -- a boy and a girl -- were found in the street Sunday morning on Detroit's west side. Both were shot and killed. More>>

Traveling Vietnam memorial wall stops in Hamburg

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It was a somber evening Sunday in Hamburg in Livingston County. A large crowd turned out to see the Vietnam traveling memorial wall. More>>

Man claims he was beaten by discount store clerk Video included

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"He put his hand on me and slammed me into the racks, put me in a (mixed martial arts) arm bar, then put me in a choke hold," Lacey Wheeler said. More>>

Suspect sought in Royal Oak bank robbery

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Royal Oak police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Saturday morning at the Fifth Third bank located on Woodward near Carmen Avenue. More>>

Menards customer killed by falling tiles

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Chesterfield Township police say a customer died Saturday after a pallet of ceramic tiles fell on top of him. The victim is identified as Richard V. Colletti, 38, of Clinton Township. More>>

Search continues for murdered mother's missing children

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It's been three months and the search continues for two missing children after their mother was found murdered. More>>

Flood victims get cleanup help from volunteers

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It's been three weeks since historic floods submerged roads and highways and damaged thousands of homes and businesses across Metro Detroit. Saturday, volunteers came together to lend a helping hand. More>>

Health Works: How to beat 'seasonal sadness'

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The unofficial end of summer is here and some people feel sad and aren't looking forward to fall and are more than sorry to see summer end.. More>>

Detroit begins plan to cut tall grass in vacant lots Video included

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. All of the neighborhoods in Detroit have been split into zones.They will all be mowed one more time before winter. More>>

Three sisters mourn murdered father as police search for killer Video included

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Starting a new school year is stressful enough, but now Keanya Farrell, 9, her 10-year-old sister Khloee and 18-year-old sister Lexus are all faced with life without their father."I'm heartbroken," Keanya said. "It's like my heart is in a billion pieces." More>>

Detroit bomb squad examining two devices in house on northeast side

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The Detroit Police Department Bomb Squad is on Detroit's northeast side Friday night examining two devices in a vacant house. More>>

Backyard Bliss: The Kuhns family's backyard Video included

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This week, the third Backyard Bliss winner is Jeff and Nancy Kuhns of Ypsilanti. More>>

Owners of dogs that killed Livonia man to stand trial Video included

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Sabastiano Quagliata, 45 and Valbona Lucaj, 44, were charged with second degree murder after their dogs killed a Livonia man.
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Detroit barber shop has bills paid but water shut off Video included

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Antonio Wymes paid his water bills on time, but service was still shut off to his Detroit barber shop.The problem was that the business next door was behind on its bill.
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Community on edge as police search for injured bank robbery suspect Video included

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A community is on the edge after an attempted bank robbery goes wrong Thursday outside of a Clinton Township bank. "It's getting to be like the wild, wild west out here," said Kenneth Jones. More>>

Many concerned with water quality of Lake St. Clair Video included

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Labor Day weekend is prime time for boating, fishing and water sports, but many property owners on Lake St. Clair are a bit concerned. More>>

Livonia man identified from deadly I-275 car, semi truck crash Video included

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The driver on the wrong side of the highway on I-275 who slammed into a semi truck in Monroe County Wednesday night has been identified. More>>

All You Need to Know: Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair Video included

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The Michigan State Fair is kicking off in Novi with carnival rides, circus shows and farm animals. Located off Grand River, the fair opens Friday Aug. 29 to Labor Day Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. More>>

Detroit police believe three shootings gang-related Video included

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In total there has been three shootings within 12 hours and two miles of each other - and police believe there is a connection. More>>

Buffet heir foundation buys Rosa Parks archive Video included

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Civil rights icon Rosa Park's legacy will live on, thanks to a generous donation from one of the wealthiest families in America. More>>

One robbery suspect killed, one on the loose in Clinton Twp. Video included

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One person has been killed after an apparent robbery gone wrong in Clinton Township Thursday afternoon. Another suspect is still on the loose. More>>

Five hospitalized in 15-car accident on M-14 Video included

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A large crash involving multiple vehicles shut down east bound M-14 at Main Street in Ann Arbor for several hours Thursday.
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President Carter to visit Detroit

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Ex-President Jimmy Carter and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are among the dignitaries scheduled to speak in Detroit at the annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America. More>>

Health Works: Caring for adults with autism Video included

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Often the focus for children with autism is giving them special therapy and treatment - but that often ends when they become adults. Now, there is a real effort to change that.
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Let It Rip: Gun range age limits; school start times Video included

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Part 1: Gun range age limits - how young is too young? Part 2: School start times - are children waking up too early? Part 3: Charlie Langton asks about school start times on the road.
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City of Detroit has aggressive plan for overgrown grass Video included

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On Detroit's east side, residents are concerned about the tall grass.In some neighborhoods children have to walk in the street because the growing grass is a growing problem. More>>

Rat invasion has residents fed up in Redford and Livonia Video included

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Those living in Redford and Livonia say the I-96 construction project is not only an eyesore, but it's scattering some unwanted guests. More>>

Witnesses recount botched bank robbery, shootout in Clinton Twp. Video included

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"He didn't respond, he was just twitching," witness Jeff Hernandez said. "I could see he had a mask on, he had a bag of money and a gun on him." More>>

Ronald Ilitch enters not guilty plea on drug possession charges Video included

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Ronald Ilitch - son of businessman Mike Ilitch who owns the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers appeared before 36th District Judge Charles Anderson Thursday. More>>

One killed in quadruple shooting on Detroit's east side Video included

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One person has been killed in a quadruple shooting on Detroit's east side, according to Detroit police.
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Brewster Wheeler Recreation Center could be taken off Detroit demo list Video included

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Mayor Mike Duggan made a big announcement about the future of the Brewster Wheeler Recreation Center Thursday. The historic building in Detroit had been target for demolition, but now it appears that won't happen.
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Fatal Arizona gun range accident with child raises local questions Video included

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A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed a gun range instructor recently, captured on video and sparking national and local debate. More>>

Student sues Monroe schools for sexual harassment, bullying by teacher Video included

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A lawsuit from a Monroe honor student alleges sexual harassment, retaliation and bullying from a teacher and says the school district did nothing about it. More>>

YOUR PHOTOS: Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair Aug. 29 - Sept. 1

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Michigan's #1 family event is back.
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Health Works: Avoiding the dreaded 'freshman 15' at college Video included

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Whether weight gain is a real concern or not, habits are formed and college presents some challenges. More>>

Ronald Ilitch arrested, allegedly found with drugs, prostitute Video included

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Ronald Ilitch was arrested for possession of drugs after being found with a prostitute Wednesday afternoon, according to Detroit Police Department sources. More>>

Former SMART employee's lawsuit battle drags on after 10 years Video included

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The case was originally about workplace discrimination. Now it's dragged on for more than a decade despite the case appearing to be one that the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation can't win. More>>

Two shot at Eastland Center mall Video included

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Police responded to a shooting of a man and woman at Eastland Center Mall, 18000 Vernier Road Wednesday.
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Back to school battle brewing in Lansing Video included

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About 75% of the school children across the country are already in school but not in Michigan, where the tourism industry has convinced lawmakers to delay the opening of school until after Labor Day.
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PACE program tax credits allow for law firm building's green makeover Video included

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From the ground, the 1-800-Law-Firm building on Lahser between I-696 and Northwestern looks like a typical office building. Until you look from a different angle.Fox 2 climbed to the roof on a sunny afternoon to check out these newly installed solar panels, expected to offset half of the building's energy costs.They're part of a $1 million green makeover, but the Property Assessed Clean Energy or PACE program, makes them more affordable. Kevin O'Connor, marketing director from the 1-800-Law-F... More>>

Family's home hit hard by storms for second time Video included

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For Ericka Page, first came the flood, then the gas line break and Tuesday, the massive tree limb that broke off with part of it landing on her house.
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Police investigate connection of Southfield suicide and Detroit homicide Video included

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Police have identified a man's body with a gunshot wound to the chest found under an overpass at 9 Mile and Southfield Tuesday afternoon.At about the time Michael Young, 56, was found, Detroit Police were called to his home - on Westmoreland for a welfare check."The Woman had not been seen since Saturday," said Detroit Police Officer Adam Madera. "We received a 911 call for the well being check and Southfield Police Department showed up all at the same time."Inside police found the body of 56... More>>

Husband of Alicia Fox charged with her murder, children still missing Video included

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Back from Atlanta, Georgia and sitting emotionless was Erin Justice during his video arraignment Wednesday as the family of his murdered wife, Alicia Fox, looked on. More>>

4 reasons the highways flooded, got backed up again Video included

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Several roadways are flooded again Wednesday morning after Tuesday's rainfall. Diane Cross from MDOT explains why this happened again after the major floods on August 11.
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Baby goat found gutted, burned in suspected sacrifice Video included

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It seems like something out of a horror movie. Employees discovered a baby goat that appears to have been sacrificed right outside of their building on Detroit's east side. More>>

Detroit man arraigned in estranged wife's slaying Video included

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A Detroit man has been ordered held without bond in the slaying of his 27-year-old estranged wife. More>>

Storms batter metro Detroit, wreak havoc on freeways Video included

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After heavy storms rolled through the area, thousands are left are without power. Also, for the second time this month, heavy rain flooded some of metro Detroit's freeways, leaving drivers asking what is wrong with the roads. More>>

Power outage closes 45-B District Court in Oak Park

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Oak Park's 45-B District Court is closed Wednesday, August 27 due to a power outage. More>>

Inside the 4th Wall Theatre Company in downtown Detroit Video included

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The 4th Wall Theatre Company is a theatre program for people with special needs.
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Some displaced after fire at Detroit apartment complex Video included

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Firefighters have put out a fire at an apartment complex on Detroit's west side. More>>

Detroit couple believes mail carrier won't deliver because they are gay Video included

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 Lawson and Washington both said that when the mail carrier found out they were gay, the mail stopped coming. More>>

Detroit leaders want more police officers living in city Video included

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Roughly 2,300 police officers are in Detroit and, according to police commissioner Donnell White, only 28 percent live in the city. More>>

Patient claims sexual assault, bribery at Henry Ford Hospital Video included

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A woman says a care technician at Henry Ford Hospital sexually assaulted her, and believes the administrator at the hospital offered her a bribe when she spoke up about it.
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Former VanCallis house the focus for police in Millsap murder Video included

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The former home of James Vancallis Jr. on 32 Mile road in Richmond is not far from where 14-year-old April Millsap was found beaten and strangled along the Macomb Orchard Trail last month. More>>

Resources for metro Detroit flood victims

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Find a list of helpful phone numbers and website links for Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.
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Lighting strike sparks blaze at Taylor apartments Video included

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A lighting strike sparked a blaze at Taylor Woods Apartments Tuesday. More>>

Detroit councilwoman wants transparency on tinted window issue Video included

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After months of trying to get Detroit City Council woman Mary Sheffield to call back, she finally reached out - but not to answer questions, to call Fox 2 out. More>>

Dead body found with gunshot wound in Southfield Video included

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A man's body was found on Nine Mile and Southfield on Tuesday.
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A day in the life of someone with ALS Video included

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You've probably seen or heard about the thousands of people doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, raising millions of dollars to fight the disease. But this time for one Lake Orion family, the challenge is personal.
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Some residents frustrated as Detroit water shutoffs resume Video included

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Darius Brooks was one of the first Detroit residents to have his water shutoff Tuesday morning - even though he claims to have paid 10 percent of his $326 bill that is months late. More>>

FEMA tours flood ravaged areas in metro Detroit Video included

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Gretchen Domino's home in Warren is a hazard - the basement completely washed out and covered in mold. Signs in her front yard shout her frustration - where is the help?"This is insane, you promise me this, you promise me that," she said. More>>

Michigan craft brewer debuts fall flavor in glow in the dark can Video included

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Michigan craft brewer Griffin Claw is rolling out a new flavor for fall in a special, glow in the dark can.The Birmingham-based brewing company's Screaming Pumpkin flavor in a can that glows with malicious, delicious intent.To see Jason Carr's full report including what spices make up the new brew, click the player above. More>>

Detroit Public Schools cancels pay cut for teachers

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Detroit Public Schools' Emergency Manager Jack Martin announced Tuesday he will cancel a planned 10 percent employee wage reduction that had been included in the district’s Deficit Elimination Plan.
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Detroit water customers can enter payment plans via phone

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The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has announced a new phone payment option for residents to pay water bills or enter into payment arrangements. More>>

Teens accept plea in defacing Detroit buildings Video included

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Three suburban teenagers will perform 60 hours of community service for defacing two buildings in downtown Detroit. More>>

Michigan Flooding: 7 things FEMA will look at to determine federal aid Video included

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Possible flood relief could be coming from FEMA. FEMA teams will begin canvassing metro Detroit Tuesday to assess flood damage.
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Thousands of Detroit students get new shoes, school supplies Video included

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Two thousand Detroit students received a bag of free back-to-school supplies, including new shoes.
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Detroit police seek missing Storm Yvette Bolding, 16

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The Detroit Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating 16-year-old Yvette Bolding, who was last seen August 18, 2014.
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Funeral planned for Cardinal Edmund Szoka

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 A funeral is planned for Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican. More>>

Detroit to resume shutting off water service

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Detroit is scheduled to resume shutting off water to customers for unpaid bills Tuesday.
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Police: MSU freshman found dead from excessive alcohol Video included

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A freshman student from Beijing, China was found dead in an off-campus apartment at Michigan State University Saturday. More>>

Beware online ice bucket scams, say experts Video included

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It is a fundraising stunt that's gone global but now scammers are also getting in on it. They are using the popularity of peoples pours to access your contact information and even steal your identity. More>>

One dead, one wounded in armed robbery of Detroit tire shop Video included

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The Easy Pay Tire Shop on Livernois and Tireman was closed for business Monday as family members grieved the shooting death of Michael Cople. More>>

Prosecutor Kym Worthy: Office is 'criminally underfunded' Video included

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Kym Worthy says in the last two years she's lost 90 lawyers and that Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has slashed her budget to the breaking point. "I honestly don't think that the Ficano administration gives a damn about public safety the way that they should," she said. More>>

New research on packing lunches suggest some parents doing it wrong Video included

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New research says when it comes to packing school lunches we may be doing it wrong.
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Police make arrest in Warren family triple shooting Video included

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Two people are in custody Monday night, with one being held in connection to a triple shooting in Warren. More>>

Detroit school district teachers protest class sizes, pay cuts Video included

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About 30 to 40 teachers from Detroit Public Schools rallied outside the Fisher Building Monday over class sizes and pay cuts.
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Two arrested protesting oil pipeline extension in Oxford Video included

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Two men are in prison after a demonstration near the precision pipeline storage yard in Oxford. More>>

Police: Three family members shot in Warren during robbery attempt Video included

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Police are searching for three masked gunmen they say are responsible for shooting three family members in Warren during an attempted robbery. More>>

Cleanup ongoing for flood victims coping with aftermath Video included

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The cleanup is ongoing after the past two weeks since metro Detroit was overwhelmed with rain and flooding. At the start of week three for flood victims, the healing is just getting started. More>>

Service centers packed as Detroit water shutoff deadline looms Video included

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Armed with umbrellas, residents stood and sat outside a Detroit Water and Sewerage service center on Grand River to secure their water service before the shut offs resume Tuesday.
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Police investigate possible hate crime connection in recent Palmer Park shootings Video included

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Three shootings in the area of Palmer Park over the weekend have Detroit Police working to determine if the shootings are possibly connected. More>>

Northville man gets 20 to 40 years for sexually abusing teen, 15 Video included

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Emily Lalinsky lashed out at Robert Messer, 37, who was once a family friend."It's absolutely devastating - it's awful and I can't stand it," she said in a victim impact statement. "And everyday I have more and more anger welling up inside of me because of what he did to me ."
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Army of garbage trucks make progress with flood cleanup

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It was a welcome sight around Metro Detroit Saturday, a small army of garbage trucks came to clean up the trash left over from this month's floods. Now, two weeks later, you can finally see the progress in some neighborhoods. But others are still waiting. More>>

Judge ends federal oversight of Detroit Police Department Video included

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A judge is holding a hearing on the federal government's request to terminate an 11-year-old agreement with the Detroit Police Department to reduce excessive force and make other improvements. More>>

Military dad surprises daughter at Farmington football game Video included

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What began with a youth football game lead to tears of joy Sunday for a young Michigan cheerleader. Her military dad came home early, giving her an emotional surprise. More>>

Detroit water shutoffs to resume for those without payment plan Video included

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Today is the last day Detroit residents are able to make a payment or get on a payment plan before water shutoffs resume. The water shutoffs will resume Tuesday.
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Hundreds attend ISIS protest in Sterling Heights Video included

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ISIS militants took control of another military base over the weekend, this time in northeastern Syria. 150 government troops died along with 300 militants. More>>

Baby found abandoned in Highland Park dumpster Video included

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UPDATE: Highland Park police now say the teenage girl who found and reported the baby is the baby's mother. More>>

Let It Rip Weekend: Police Militarization and Wolf Hunting

Let It Rip Weekend: Police Militarization and Wolf Hunting

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The events in Ferguson, Missouri have illuminated another controversy: the militarization of police. Do local PD's in Metro Detroit need MRAPs and grenade launchers? Plus, why you may be voting multiple times on whether or not to hunt wolves up north.

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Detroit water fair held at Cobo

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There were long lines inside Cobo Saturday as hundreds of people waited for the chance to arrange payments for their water bills. The water fair was held to prevent more controversial shutoffs which the city says will resume in a matter of days. More>>

3 men arrested in Taylor home invasions

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Taylor police have arrested and charged three Taylor men in connection with home invasions in the city's northeast neighborhoods. The men were charged in 23rd District Court on Thursday and all are being held on $250,000 bonds. More>>

Event honors 12-year-old athlete who died from heart condition

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A 12 year old boy, healthy and fit by all accounts, dies from a rare heart condition during a baseball game. Now, more than two years later, his parents are honoring his memory by helping others. More>>

One dead after parade float crashes in Lapeer Township

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A car struck a parade vehicle Saturday in rural Michigan, killing an 80-year-old woman and injuring 10 other people, authorities said. Lapeer County Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Jason Parks told The Associated Press that Jeanette Rumptz of Metamora Township died at the scene in Lapeer Township after she turned her car left and into the truck that had been converted to resemble a steam locomotive. More>>

Woehlke Palooza raises money for fallen police and fire Video included

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The Wayne Westland firefighters union are helping the family of one of their own who died in the line of duty, as well as other first responders.
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Detroit councilman's DUI classified 'super drunk' Video included

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More details are emerging about the DUI arrest of Detroit City Councilman Scott Benson. Benson was classified as "super drunk" when police found him slumped over the wheel of his car in June. More>>

Two children injured in fall from Ferris wheel at fair Video included

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Two children were injured when they fell from a ferris wheel at the Chelsea Community Fair. More>>

Could Ferguson happen in Detroit the topic of NAACP forum Video included

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The relationships between urban neighborhoods and their relationships with police is on the minds of many in America recently. More>>

Death of man at Hank Williams, Jr. concert ruled a homicide Video included

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Robert Kobe died after he hit his head on a concrete walkway after allegedly being pushed by a fifteen-year-old boy. More>>

Former EMU football player, current cop charged in sexual assaults Video included

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A former Eastern Michigan football player and current police officer is accused in a string of sexual assaults. More>>

Backyard Bliss: The King family's backyard Video included

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The second Backyard Bliss winner is the King family from Commerce Township.
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Resetting kids' body clocks for back to school Video included

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Before parents set the alarm clock, they need to help reset the body clock of their children to get to school on time.
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Trash pickup delays spark health concerns Video included

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George Miller, director of department of health and human services said that they have encouraged people who are cleaning out basements to get Hepatitis A shots and tetanus boosters. More>>

Police catch 3 suspects after Rite Aid robbed on Detroit's east side Video included

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Authorities have caught three suspects after money was stolen from a a Rite Aid Friday morning on Detroit's east side. More>>

Family of man who died at local concert defending suspect Video included

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The son of a 55-year-old Westland man who died after an alleged assault at a concert said the 15-year-old teen being investigated is not to blame. More>>

Angels of Hope Golf Outing Video included

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Angels of Hope steps up to help the families of kids battling cancer, and Friday the nonprofit is holding a big fundraiser.
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Sterling Heights man charged with stabbing murder of wife Video included

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Fred Young claimed he was at his Sterling Heights residence the night his wife Desanee Young was killed. He is now charged with her murder. More>>

Parking info for Eminem and Rihanna concerts, Lions preseason game Video included

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Olympia Entertainment is advising guests attending the Eminem and Rihanna concerts tonight and tomorrow at Comerica Park to arrive early and be prepared for high traffic volumes. Additionally tonight, traffic congestion will be especially heavy due to a concurrent Detroit Lions preseason game at Ford Field.
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Frustration boils over trash in Royal Oak; city says help coming Video included

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Trash has been piling up for a week and a half in Royal Oak where residents say removal is at a standstill and they are fed up.
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Let It Rip: What does Ferguson mean for Detroit and the nation Video included

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 What happens next for Ferguson, for Detroit and the nation? More>>

Armed man who threatened women outside Ferndale library identified Video included

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Police have arrested a man with a gun after, they say, he threatened three women in the parking lot of the Ferndale Library.
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Why do some Detroit council members have tinted front windows? Video included

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A recent report from Fox 2's M.L. Elrick about Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Sheffield sparked some interesting response from viewers. Several of you raised the question via emailed or by commenting on social media as to why her front windows were tinted. More>>

Teen who drowned in Belleville Lake identified Video included

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The body of a teen who disappeared while boating on Belleville Lake has been recovered.
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Criminal sexual assault charges dismissed against Tigers pitcher Evan Reed Video included

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A judge has dismissed criminal sexual conduct charges against Tigers pitcher Evan Reed.
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Trash piles up in Madison Heights with garbage from other cities Video included

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The Southeastern Oakland Resource Recovery Authority, is dropping off mounds of trash at its Madison Heights facility trying to clear garbage cluttered streets.The trash getting dropped off there isn't from Madison Heights and residents who live there want the trash gone. More>>

Former Detroit archbishop Cardinal Edmund Szoka dies at 86 Video included

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Edmund Szoka, who was the former governor of Vatican City and the head of the Detroit archdiocese, has died at age 86. More>>

Brazen gas station bandit caught on camera Video included

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St. Clair Shores are asking for your help identifying a brazen armed robber who was caught on tape.
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Detroit senior citizens can apply for storm cleanup help

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Detroit senior citizens and those with physical challenges can complete an online form and be put on a list to receive storm cleanup assistance through the State of Michigan Resource Coordination Center. 
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DLECTRICITY to illuminate Midtown Detroit Sept. 26-27

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Inspired by nighttime art and light festivals from around the world, DLECTRICITY will once again illuminate Detroit this fall. Today, Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) announced DTE Energy as presenting sponsor of this free illuminated urban spectacle featuring 35 world-renowned and emerging artists. The outdoor arts celebration will be held Sept. 26-27 in Midtown from 7 p.m. to midnight. More>>

Cops arrest murder suspect who wore tether at time of crime Video included

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A suspected killer wore a tether at the time of his crime, making it easy for Detroit Police to catch him. More>>

Sex assault hearing set for Tigers' minor leaguer

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A preliminary hearing has been set for Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher Evan Reed on a sexual assault charge. More>>

Tornado touches down in northern Macomb Co. Video included

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Eye witness accounts are saying funnel clouds have been sighted around northern Macomb County. Sirens in the county went off. More>>

Trash piles still mounting after last week's flooding Video included

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Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA) is in charge of 12 cities worth of trash, and all the extra garbage from the flooding has to go somewhere. More>>

Wolchek investigates: Crook fools everyone - even feds? Video included

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Every businessman dreams of a rich investor who will back them. For as many as 50 businessmen, that investor was Sam Ajami.
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Shelby Township residents want oil drilling shut down Video included

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Residents packed the Palazzo, filling it to capacity to talk about oil drilling in Shelby Township - about 650, who had plenty to say. More>>

Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park strike deal to open up gateway Video included

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A farmer's market that some called a roadblock was a message to some that Detroit residents are not welcome in Grosse Pointe Park. Now the two cities are entering into a partnership. More>>

Wolchek Investigation: Novi judge under investigation resigns Video included

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Judge Dennis Powers is throwing in the towel. His retirement is effective Sept. 1, just a few weeks before having to answer to misconduct charges by the judicial tenure commission. More>>

Officials say trash should be cleared soon Video included

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While much of the trash from last Monday's storm is expected to be cleared out within the next few days -- most cities say it will still be weeks until things return to normal.

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Vacant house notices in Warren invite thieves to break-in say residents Video included

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Johnny Persyn says that thieves are breaking into these unoccupied houses after seeing the city of Warren's stickers as an invitation.
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New ballpark plan announced for Utica

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Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel, along with the Macomb County Planning Economic Development Department and the city of Utica, announced a development project Monday that will allow for the building of a multi-million dollar baseball stadium that will host independent league games. More>>

Jay Towers named weekday morning anchor at WJBK-TV

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Jay Towers has been named anchor of the weekday morning newscast “FOX 2 Morning News,” announced Kevin Roseborough, the station’s Vice President and News Director.
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State approves plan to cut pay for Detroit teachers Video included

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The Michigan Education Department has approved the Detroit Public Schools plan to cut teachers' pay by 10 percent.
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Grosse Pointe re-opens access to Kercheval Avenue

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Michigan officials have reached an agreement to remove farmers market sheds that block a roadway between the poverty-pocked east side of Detroit and upscale Grosse Pointe Park. More>>

Prelim exam waived for former teacher accused of having relationship with student

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A former teacher at Bishop Foley High School was in court Wednesday, accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.
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Livonia woman carjacked by young boy at knifepoint outside library Video included

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School is just around the corner and rather than brushing up on some history, one child made some of his own.
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Detroit residents say new LED street lights not bright enough Video included

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Although Detroit residents are grateful for new street lights, they are concerned with the lack of coverage the new bulbs provide. More>>

Detroit Public Schools expect to cut employee pay 10 percent Video included

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Waseana Ballard has been a teacher in the Detroit Public Schools for 16 years and says she has taken a pay cut every year. Come October 1, Ballard and thousands of other Detroit Public Schools teachers and employees will likely take another one. More>>

Trash pickup overwhelmed with flood aftermath Video included

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It's not just the garbage trucks having trouble keeping up. There is so much trash after last week's flood and trying to get it off city streets is just part of the problem.

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Rash of break ins hit Plymouth Township Video included

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Last year three homes were burglarized in the township of 30,000 people. In the past two weeks five homes have been hit, not including one botched break in. More>>

Detroit Flood Center offers resources, hope Video included

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It is a line full of storm stories, one after the other of people still dealing with their drenched and destroyed homes. These pictures will always remind Mary Bitzman of the heartache and hardship. More>>

Person of interest named in Armada teen's murder investigation Video included

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Standing in handcuffs Tuesday was James Donald VanCallis, 32, appearing for his preliminary exam on drug charges. Afterward, Michigan State Police named him a person of interest in the murder investigation of April Millsap.
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Armed robber heartlessly kills puppy in front of owner

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The Michigan Humane Society has announced a $2,500 reward for information in a case in which an armed robber killed a man's puppy by smashing it against the pavement. 
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Wide-reaching Nut Butter Recall

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Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. says there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and private label brands for Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway. More>>

Family of Renisha McBride sues Theodore Wafer for $10 million

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The family of Renisha McBride is taking the man who killed her back to court. This time her family has filed a multi-million dollar civil suit.
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Freeway flooding brings traffic to a crawl on I-94 at Wyoming

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Flooding has caused I-94 at Wyoming has snared traffic in both directions. More>>

School supply drive for children in military families Video included

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Active duty military families are in need of school supplies.
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Flood 2014: Wayne County city by city websites for resources

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Wayne County city websites for resources on the August flood of 2014
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Flood 2014: Oakland County city by city websites for resources

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Oakland County city websites for resources on the August flood of 2014
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Flood 2014: Macomb County city by city websites for resources

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Macomb County city websites for resources on the August flood of 2014 More>>

Recaro recalls over 39,000 child safety seats

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Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash. More>>

Dog of murdered mother found, spurs hope for finding her missing children Video included

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Little Kaylah Hunter and Kristian Justice are still missing from Detroit months after their mother was found murdered. Now, some volunteers pray that a new discovery might be the hope the children's family has been waiting for.
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Cyclist killed by train in Detroit

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A man has died after being struck by a train, according to police.
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Man on life support after alleged assault by 15-year-old at country concert Video included

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A 55-year-old Westland man is on life support after he was assaulted during Hank Williams, Jr. concert Sunday. More>>

Girl mauled by raccoon gets big surprise after surgery Video included

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She's gone through so many surgeries since getting attacked by a raccoon as a baby. Charlotte Ponce just wrapped up another operation -- but this one came with a happy surprise.
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Local police say plenty to learn from Ferguson shooting Video included

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Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the protests and violent response in Ferguson can likely be traced to police not having a substantive relationship with the community it serves.
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Detroit Water Fund corporate donations total $200,000; shutoffs resume Aug. 25 Video included

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At the United Way call center, operators field phone call after phone call from people in need.Now the latest effort to avoid water shutoffs has come from United Way, Ford and General Motors for a total of $200,000 to the Detroit Water Fund helping low income Detroiters who can't afford their water bills. More>>

Health Works: Watch out for heavy backpacks for back to school Video included

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Back to school time means packing up the backpacks.Dr. Art Niederkohr of the Anchor Bay Spine Center said that parents want to watch the weight of backpacks and pay attention to how much it drags on the child wearing it. More>>

Gov. Snyder tours flood damage in Warren Video included

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Governor Rick Snyder returned to metro Detroit -- this time to survey the damage in Warren. The city says that flooding damaged a third of all homes and businesses there - at a cost of $1.2 billion dollars. More>>

Trash piles high after flood hits metro Detroit

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The high water has receded but the wake of damage left behind remains and with it, piles and piles of garbage. What do you do with all that garbage?As people clear their homes of sewer water soaked debris, another problem presents itself in full visual: Streets lined with walls of garbage.UGH! And EEEWW! This is some nasty stuff. So what do you about it? For one thing, be patient.
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FBI searches area in connection with Armada teen's death Video included

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The FBI is conducting another search in the area of Goodells, near Armada where April Millsap was found murdered last month.
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Suspect in hammer attack caught on tape headed for court Video included

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Detroit Police have arrested a man for bludgeoning the man seen in the video. The suspect in a brutal hammer attack recorded on a viral video is in Wayne County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
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Man drowns in Lake St. Clair Metropark

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Police say a man in his 20s has drowned at Lake Saint Clair Metropark.
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Macomb Co. Executive gives Ryan Ermanni the Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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Macomb County Executive Ryan Ermanni has issued the Ice Bucket Challenge to Fox 2's Ryan Ermanni. More>>

Oakland Co. holding resource centers this week after flooding Video included

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Oakland County is holding a resource center this week for victims of the flood last week.
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Driver critically injured in one-car crash in west Detroit Video included

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Police are investigating a one-vehicle accident on Detroit's west side that happened early Monday morning.
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Let It Rip Weekend: Fracking & The Man Who Would Be Lt. Governor

Let It Rip Weekend: Fracking & The Man Who Would Be Lt. Governor

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Is oil drilling coming to a neighborhood near you? Can you cash in or will it sink your property values? And what's "fracking" all about? Plus, he may pull off one of the biggest political upsets in state history. Wes Nakagiri joins us to discuss his bid to unseat the Lt. Governor.

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Dream cruise gets rolling early Friday Video included

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Cruisers came out in droves showcasing elegant oldies and American muscle. Fox 2's Ron Savage got an early look at the Dream Cruise and checked out some of the cars - and some of the drivers. More>>

Teen athlete's family believe he got herpes from wrestling Video included

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Fourteen-year-old Wyandotte resident John Martinez says it started with a bad headache followed by a rash and then a two-day stay at children's hospital. His mother Nancy Martinez said that her son may have caught it while wrestling. More>>

Woodward Dream Cruise kicks off 20th year Video included

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The 20th Woodward Dream Cruise kicks off Saturday showcasing thousands of classic cars.Fox 2's resident classic car enthusiast M. L. Elrick took to the streets with his 1962 Pontiac Tempest to experience the ride firsthand. More>>

Gov. Snyder surveys flood damage firsthand in Royal Oak Video included

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Governor Rick Snyder visited one of the hardest hit areas, Royal Oak, surveying flood damage and helping residents impacted by the storm Friday. More>>

Family whose house foundation washed away looks to public for help Video included

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Many have lost so much from Monday's flood, but in Clinton Township a family lost their house to Monday's flood, and their insurance company is refusing to pay. Now, they are looking for somewhere to turn. More>>

Flood fallout: Sanitation workers have hands full in Huntington Woods Video included

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Curbsides everywhere around the area  have become resting places for piles of trash and it's put a strain on sanitation workers. Huntington Woods is one of the hardest communities hit.
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Flood damage causes eviction notices for some in Sterling Heights Video included

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Moving out - nobody on Pinehurst inside Laurel Valley Apartments in Sterling Heights has a choice, after Monday's storms left them underwater. More>>

Roop Raj accepts Ice Bucket Challenge to benefit ALS live on-air Video included

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Fox 2's Roop Raj has accepted Blaine and Allyson from 96.3 WDVD's Ice Bucket Challenge. The bucket was dumped on Roop live on-air Friday morning. More>>

Police investigating after body found in Palmer Park in Detroit Video included

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Police are investigating after they say a body was found near the swimming pool at Palmer Park in Detroit.
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Oakland Co. urging neighbors to check in on each other after flooding

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Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges residents to check on vulnerable family members and neighbors in the aftermath of Monday night’s storms. More>>

Susan G. Komen Michigan 3-Day kicks off Friday

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The 2014 Susan G. Komen Michigan 3-Day begins at Suburban Collection Showplace Friday morning at 5:00 a.m. and will travel 60 miles through the Michigan area, concluding Sunday at Ford World Headquarters.
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City of Warren sets up emergency hotline after flooding

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The city of Warren has set up an emergency hotline for those in need of help with the clean-up of flooded basements.
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All freeways back open around metro Detroit after flooding Video included

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The list of current freeway closures around metro Detroit is dwindling after Monday's flooding. MDOT has been making progress and nearly every freeway is back open. Here's the full list.
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Explore Detroit Zoo: Free Flight Aviary Video included

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Next time you visit the Detroit Zoo, remember to take binoculars with you. Here's why.

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I-94 at Warren reopens after buckling pavement Video included

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Big backups greeted commuters on I-94 Thursday when MDOT shut down the highway to work on a section of the road that buckled. As of Friday morning, though, that stretch of road has been reopened. More>>

Warren mayor fights for federal help after 18,000 houses hit by flood damage Video included

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One of the areas hardest hit by Monday's flood is Warren, where Mayor Jim Fouts is fighting to get federal funding for the roughly 18,000 homes damaged. More>>

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