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Taxi driver carjacked by customer while child tagged along Video included

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A taxi driver was carjacked and robbed at gunpoint by a customer who had his young daughter with him.
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Michigan girl mauled by raccoon getting new ear Video included

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A surgeon has created a new ear for a Michigan girl whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby.

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Fundraiser for family of slain check cashing employee Video included

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A restaurant in Taylor was packed Tuesday evening during a fundraiser for the family of Chelsea Small, the employee who was found murdered in November at a check cashing store in Taylor. More>>

Arrest warrant issued for employee after fiery dispute caught on video Video included

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Police have executed a search warrant at a Metro PCS store in Detroit after a fiery dispute between an employee and a customer was captured on cell phone video.  More>>

Taylor man charged with sex assaults on teen girls

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A 67-year-old man from Taylor is accused of sexually assaulting four female victims who range in age from 13 to 15 years old.
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New lawyer comes aboard in Bashara case Video included

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A man charged with arranging the murder of his wife at their suburban Detroit home has a new lawyer. More>>

Off-duty Windsor police officer faces drug charge Video included

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A police officer from Windsor, Ontario is accused of having drugs in his possession as he attempted to cross the Ambassador Bridge into the United States.
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Mary Barra speaks with industry insiders ahead of NY auto show Video included

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra spoke with industry insiders this week ahead of the auto show in New York. More>>

Police: Suspect sought after intentional hit-and-run Video included

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A man is recovering in the hospital after what police say appears to be an intentional hit-and-run.
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Detroit Tigers postpone tonight's game due to snow

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The Detroit Tigers have postponed tonight's game against the Cleveland Indians, due to snow. No make up date has been set. More>>

Detroit makes deal with retired police officers, firefighters Video included

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The city of Detroit has reached a deal with retired police officers and firefighters that would preserve current pensions. More>>

Spring storm breaks Detroit seasonal snowfall record Video included

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A spring storm that's left roads slippery across Michigan has shattered Detroit's seasonal snowfall record. As of Tuesday morning, the seasonal total reached 94.8 inches, breaking the previous record of 93.6 inches set back in the winter of 1880-81.
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Evacuation order lifted at Royal Oak police department Video included

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A HazMat team has been called to the Royal Oak police headquarters after sources say a suspicious white powder was discovered Tuesday morning on the building's second floor.
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2 firefighters injured responding to barn fire in Howell

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Authorities say two firefighters were in stable condition after being injured while working to put out a barn fire in Livingston County. More>>

Backpage.com killer to get sentence Tuesday

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A judge is expected to order life sentences for James Brown, a Sterling Heights man convicted of killing four women whom he met through Backpage.com, an online escort site. More>>

Judge holding hearing on ban on same-sex benefits

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A judge is being asked to call a time-out in a lawsuit that challenges a Michigan law banning same-sex benefits in public schools and local governments. More>>

Boater missing after fishing on Lake St. Clair Video included

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Authorities are searching for a man who disappeared while fishing on Lake St. Clair.
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Mass retirement of Detroit police and firefighters in talk Video included

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Hundreds of Detroit police officers and firefighters say they plan to retire immediately if they are forced to take a greater wage cut.
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Girl, 9, dies after getting hit by car at elementary school Video included

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A second grader at an elementary school in southeast Michigan died after being hit by a vehicle during morning drop-off, officials say.
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Mother found fatally shot inside home Video included

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A daughter found her mother dead inside their Detroit home, police say.
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Mayor Duggan launches online home auction to fight blight Video included

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Officials have launched a new auction website to help sell Detroit-owned houses as part of an effort to fight blight. More>>

Utash talking more, confused after awaking from coma Video included

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Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, continues his lengthy recovery after waking from a coma on Friday. Utash had been in a medically induced coma for days following the April 2 incident on Detroit's east side.His son, Joseph Utash, tells FOX 2's Amy Lange his father has moments of clarity, along with moments of confusion. Joseph says his father is confused about where he works, among other things... More>>

Days of winds, storm black out 260,000 in Michigan Video included

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Michigan's largest utilities say their crews are fighting wind and rain to restore power in the aftermath of three days of storms that have blacked out about 260,000 homes and businesses. More>>

Free Press columnist wins Pulitzer for commentary

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Detroit Free Press columnist Stephen Henderson has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his commentary on the city's financial crisis. More>>

An hour-by-hour look at Tuesday's snow

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It may be mild now, but big changes are coming over the next 48 hours. The Weather Authority says temperatures will begin to fall overnight as snow moves into the area by morning. Some areas could see around an inch of accumulation. More>>

Photos: Storm damage reported in Lake Orion

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Have a look at viewer photos and images captured by FOX 2 after a power line of storms moved through Lake Orion on Saturday night.The storm knocked down trees and power lines and left thousands without power. More>>

GM replacing communications, human resources heads

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General Motors is replacing its chiefs of communications and human resources. The company says communications head Selim Bingol and human resources chief Melissa Howell are leaving GM to pursue other interests. More>>

Detroit concert with Spielberg sells out quickly Video included

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Tickets for a special concert in Detroit featuring director Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams sold out in record time. More>>

Police: Innocent victim, 19, dies in Detroit gang shooting

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Police say a 19-year-old man has died from injuries he sustained in a gang shooting outside a Detroit high school. More>>

Man: Worker pulled AR-15 during confrontation in Detroit Video included

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There was profanity, racial slurs and an AR-15 rifle. A fiery confrontation at a Metro PCS store in Detroit had it all. More>>

Police investigate fatal motorcycle crash on M-39 in Detroit

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Police are investigating a motorcycle accident that claimed the life of a 34-year-old Detroit resident. More>>

Police: Boy found wandering alone on Detroit's east side

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Police say a child found wandering the streets alone on Detroit's east side has been reunited with family. More>>

Detroit plans online auctions in fight vs. blight

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Mayor Mike Duggan and the Detroit Land Bank Authority on Monday afternoon plan to announce a new auction website that's designed to get homes into the hands of people who will quickly fix them More>>

ACLU suing for 300 new same-sex Michigan couples

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The American Civil Liberties Union says it's filing a lawsuit to enforce the legal rights of about 300 same-sex couples who were married during a one-day window between separate federal court decisions. More>>

Source: Dumars out as Detroit's team president Video included

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The Detroit Pistons have decided not to renew Joe Dumars' contract as president of basketball operations, a person familiar with the situation said Sunday. More>>

Let It Rip Weekend: Paintings for Pensions & Self Defense Laws

Let It Rip Weekend: Paintings for Pensions & Self Defense Laws

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He represents Trayvon Martin's family and Benjamin Crump will join us with why he thinks Michigan's gun laws are fostering vigilante justice. Plus, the new effort to force the DIA to sell its art to pay retiree pensions. And would short changing retirees lead to more crime in Detroit? More>>

Damage, power outages after Saturday storms Video included

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Hail, wind, lightning and rain resulted in damage and downed power lines Saturday in parts of southeast Michigan. Clarkston, Macomb, Chesterfield, Lake Orion and New Baltimore are some of the hardest hit areas. More>>

5th suspect arraigned in beating of Steve Utash

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A quick hearing was held Saturday at the juvenile detention facility for yet another suspect allegedly involved in the brutal beating of Steven Utash. This time, it was a 16 year old who politely addressed the court at one point asking for a tissue because his hands were sweaty. More>>

Online petition asks prosecutor to re-open Adaisha Miller case

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The family of Adaisha Miller has posted an online petition asking Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy to re-open Miller's case. She was killed by a bullet from a police officer's gun; no charges were ever filed. More>>

Family thinks teen was purposefully hit by car after neighborhood fight Video included

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A teen riding her bicycle was hit by a woman driving a van. The victim's family says they know who the driver is, and that she may have ran the girl over intentionally because of a recent feud between the two families. 
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Vietnam vets opt out of marching in Plymouth 4th of July parade Video included

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Some veterans in Plymouth have chosen not to participate in the annual 4th of July Parade, saying they feel disrespected by the community.
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Parole violator leads police on wild chase through Chesterfield Twp. Video included

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Police say a parole absconder has been arrested for a home invasion after leading police on a lengthy chase across Chesterfield Township.
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Wayne Co. union workers say they were forced to settle for less Video included

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After years of litigation, Wayne County and nearly 1,300 union workers have reached a wages settlement.
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Wayne County's debt elimination plan presented to officials Video included

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More than a dozen mayors and supervisors from all around western Wayne County gathered Friday to learn about the $175 million deficit and how it affects them from the man who helped come up with the plan to bail them all out, Wayne County's Chief Financial Officer Mark Abbo.
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Child-porn charges considered after high schooler's sexually explicit video spread around school Video included

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Southgate police say they are looking into possible child pornography charges against several teenagers who circulated a sexually explicit cell phone video of a classmate. More>>

McBride's family release birthday balloons outside shooter's house Video included

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With messages like "I love you and miss you" written on balloons, Renisha McBride's closest family members gathered in front of the house where she was killed back in November 2013. Today would have been her 20th birthday.
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2011 email to Mary Barra mentioned steering problems

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The House Energy and Commerce committee has been reviewing more than 250,000 documents from General Motors and the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration. But bringing much attention are emails that have been released, specifically one about a probe into steering problems.
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Family: Steven Utash out of coma, breathing on his own Video included

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Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, is awake and breathing on his own, according to family members. More>>

Plea deal in works for Cass Tech QB Jayru Campbell Video included

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A judge is considering whether to approve a plea deal in the case of Jayru Campbell, a Detroit high school football star accused of body-slamming a school guard to the ground. More>>

Man, 19, arraigned in Detroit mob beating Video included

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Latrez Cummings, 19, was arraigned Friday in the mob beating of a suburban Detroit motorist who stopped his pickup truck after hitting a child on the city's east side. More>>

Judge approves Detroit swaps deal with 2 banks Video included

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A federal judge has approved bankrupt Detroit's plan to settle a bad multi-million dollar pension debt deal with two banks. More>>

Berkley hot dog stand recalls memorable 80s car jingle Video included

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See how Atomic Dawg, a gourmet hot dog stand in Berkley, is taking the iconic 'Hey Dawg' jingle and re-purposing it.
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GM adds ignition lock cylinder replacement to small car recall Video included

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There’s a new twist to General Motors’ ongoing recall saga. The automaker Thursday announced that it will be replacing the ignition lock cylinders in the 2.2 million cars already covered by its ignition switch recall. More>>

Homeowners using deadly force against intruders: Has it gone too far? Video included

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In recent months more Detroit homeowners have taken matters into their own hands, shooting suspected intruders on-site and, in some cases, killing them. In recent cases, the homeowners have not faced charges but at least one community leader believes this has all gone too far.
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Hundreds gather at vigil for Steven Utash Video included

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Members of the community gathered Thursday night at a vigil for Steven Utash, the driver who was beaten by a mob of people after he struck a boy who suddenly ran into the street.
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Michigan Democrats draft furniture contract bill Video included

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Minority Democratic lawmakers are turning a debate over furniture into a legislative issue with bills that redistribute contract funding and increase financial disclosure requirements. More>>

Gov. Snyder signs bill to block scrap metal thefts Video included

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Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation intended to crack down on sales of stolen scrap metal. More>>

Suspected intruder killed by homeowner was 15 years old Video included

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Police say a Detroit homeowner opened fire on two home invasion suspects Wednesday morning, fatally wounding a 15 year old.
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Police seeking missing Daisy May Chandler, 69

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Wayne Police is asking for the public's help locating Daisy May Chandler, who has not been seen for nearly two weeks.
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Teen charged with hate crime in Detroit mob beating Video included

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A 16-year-old held in connection with the brutal mob beating of a motorist who stopped to help a 10-year-old Detroit boy struck by his pickup truck has been charged as a juvenile. More>>

Father whose daughter reported missing faces assault charge

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A Wayne co. father whose daughter was reported missing Wednesday and found safe hours later has been charged with domestic assault. More>>

GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case Video included

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General Motors has placed two engineers on paid leave as an outside attorney investigates why the company took more than a decade to recall hundreds of thousands of small cars for an ignition switch problem.
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Vigil held for girl befriended by MSU star Adreian Payne

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Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil on the campus of Michigan State University following the death of an 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and was a source of inspiration. More>>

Mich. cancer doctor awaiting trial among top Medicaid billers

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The government says Dr. Farid Fata, the local cancer doctor accused of intentionally misdiagnosing patients, billed Medicare $225 million from August 2007 to July 2013.
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Police: Man fatally shot in Van Buren Twp., 73-year-old in custody

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Police say a 73-year-old man is in custody following a fatal shooting in Van Buren Township. More>>

Rockwood police say missing 13-year-old boy found Video included

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Rockwood Police are asking for the public's help seeking a 13-year-old boy who has been missing since Wednesday afternoon. More>>

3 arrested for soliciting sex for drugs Video included

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Three men have been arrested in Macomb County for offering illegal drugs in exchange for sex. One of the men works closely with minors.
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Community grieving after Clinton Twp. party store owner murdered Video included

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Religious leaders in the Clinton Township community held a support rally Wednesday for the family of the party store owner murdered nearly two weeks ago. More>>

Police involved after high schooler's sexually explicit video spread around school Video included

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Southgate police are investigating after a sexually explicit cell phone video of a high school student began circulating among others at the school.
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Detroit gets final group of donated police cars

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Detroit police have received the final complement of squad cars funded by $8 million from a group of businesses and foundations. More>>

5-person retail fraud ring disbanded

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Authorities in southeast Michigan say they've disbanded a five-person retail fraud ring and have recovered more than $3 million in stolen merchandise.

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Surveillance video and victim appear to tell different story of beating Video included

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Surveillance video from a party store where a 25-year-old woman said she was minding her own business when she was suddenly punched in the face, beaten and robbed shows a different side of the story.
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Detroit plans legal notices in fight against blight Video included

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says the city will post legal notices on empty houses and take court action if needed against owners of blighted properties in one northwest neighborhood. More>>

Detroit gas stations to have better security by summer Video included

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Detroit City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday requiring Detroit gas station owners to install digital security cameras on their properties by August 31.
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Fifth suspect, 19, in mob beating arrested after trying to run from police Video included

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Detroit police say a fifth person is under arrest in connection with the beating of Steven Utash. One of the back-up squad cars called to assist police after the suspect tried to run was involved in an accident with a motorcycle.
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Lacey Holsworth, who befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne, has died Video included

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Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old cancer-stricken girl who befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne nearly two years ago, has died, according to her father. More>>

Amber Alert canceled, missing 8-year-old found safe Video included

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Police a say an 8-year-old girl reported missing for nearly five hours was found safe inside her family's Dearborn Heights home. More>>

Detroit homeowner opens fire on suspected intruders, kills 1 Video included

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Police say one home invasion suspect was fatally shot and another wounded when a Detroit homeowner opened fire on them early Wednesday inside his home on the 19000 block of Asbury Park.
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Detroit reaches bankruptcy deal over some bonds Video included

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The city of Detroit has reached a deal in bankruptcy over $388 million in bonds. Mediators say Detroit will pay 74 cents for each dollar in the claim. The balance of the claim will be erased, and the money will go to help low-income retirees. More>>

Police: 1 killed in crash on US-23 in Washtenaw Co.

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Police say one person has died in an accident involving a semi-truck along US-23 in Washtenaw County. The accident occurred shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday. More>>

Coroner: Body found in Indiana is Michigan doctor

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An autopsy determined that a body found in an Indiana lake is that of a Michigan doctor missing since December, authorities said Wednesday. More>>

Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally

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Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. More>>

Detroit police end search for injured man who called 911 Video included

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Detroit police ended a roughly 12-hour search for a man speaking Russian who called 911 saying he was kidnapped and had been stabbed in the leg. More>>

Man arrested, suspected in two cold cases of murdered mothers Video included

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A man suspected of murdering two women within a year of each other is in police custody.
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Trial starts for man accused of having sexual conduct with teen Video included

Robert Messer in court Tuesday. Robert Messer in court Tuesday.
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Testimony began Tuesday in the jury trial of a Salem Township man accused of having a sexual relationship with a teen from Plymouth Township. More>>

Tigers pitcher investigated for sex assault

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Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed is alleged to have been involved in a sexual assault March 30, the day before the home opener.
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Prosecutor: Army vet beaten was 'initial aggressor'

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After a thorough investigation, prosecutors have determined the assault of a army veteran in Westland was instigated by the victim. The three suspected of the beating have been released from custody.
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Three arraigned on assault charges in connection with Detroit mob beating Video included

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Three people have been formally charged in the beating of a suburban motorist who accidentally struck a 10-year-old Detroit boy with his pickup truck. More>>

ACDelco donates 108 batteries to DDOT buses Video included

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More than 100 new batteries were donated Tuesday morning to Detroit Department of Transportation buses.
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New FootGolf course coming to metro Detroit Video included

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A metro-Detroit golf course has become the first and only golf course in the state to partner with The American FootGolf League. More>>

3 Flint residents charged in beating of boy that was posted on Facebook

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Three Flint residents have been charged with child abuse after footage showing a boy being repeatedly struck with a belt was posted on Facebook and shared thousands of times. More>>

More suspect photos released in Clinton Twp. party store murder

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Police in Clinton Township have released more surveillance photos in hopes of identifying three suspects wanted in the murder of a convenience store clerk. More>>

4 people now in custody after Detroit mob attack on man Video included

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Detroit police say they have arrested two more men in connection with the severe mob beating of a Macomb Co. motorist who had accidentally hit a 10-year-old boy who stepped in front of his truck. More>>

Police: Woman pepper sprays crowd inside Troy Chuck-E-Cheese's Video included

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Police in Troy say a 19-year-old woman faces disorderly conduct charges after she used pepper spray inside a Chuck-E-Cheese's restaurant because she thought someone was messing with her stuff. More>>

US Marshals: Suspected Monroe Co. bank robber on the run

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The U.S. Marshals are notifying the public about a Monroe Co. man wanted in multiple crimes, including a bank robbery in March. Marshals say David Nadeau stole and undisclosed amount of money from the Monroe Bank Trust on March 21.
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Police seek public's help identifying robbery suspects

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Authorities are asking the public's help identifying three suspects who robbed a Macomb Twp. gas station last month. More>>

Authorities: Man dies following vehicle fire in Monroe Co.

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Authorities say a man has died following a vehicle fire in Monroe County. More>>

Man guilty of murdering daughter, grandma, aunt

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A jury has found a 29-year-old Detroit man guilty of first-degree murder for gunning down his 7-year-old daughter, grandmother and aunt. More>>

Suspects in high-profile Detroit crimes released Video included

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FOX 2 has learned suspects arrested in three recent high-profile Detroit cases were released due to mistakes made within the police department.
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Woman found shot in her Detroit home, stuffed in closet Video included

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Police are investigating after they discovered a woman's body in her home on Detroit's east side.
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Man killed after beating, hit by car outside Detroit gas station Video included

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A 38-year-old man was found dead outside a gas station near Seven Mile Road and Pierson Street on Detroit's west side.
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Orr further explains Detroit's plan of adjustment Video included

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Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr spoke with the media Monday to go over his amended plan of adjustment to exit bankruptcy.
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Vandals, thieves targeting Warren storage yard Video included

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A couple says their storage yard has been repeatedly vandalized, and some of their stored items have been damaged and even stolen.
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Woman beaten, robbed outside Detroit party store Video included

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A 25-year-old woman says she was minding her own business going to the store to buy beer when she was suddenly punched in the face, beaten and robbed.
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Drunk Mich. woman calls 911 for a ride home Video included

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Police say Alana Sims of Sterling Heights, Mich. called 911 while drunk requesting a ride home.
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Police: 2 found dead inside Detroit apartment Video included

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Police say a man and woman have been found apparently fatally shot inside an apartment on the city's east side. More>>

Evenflo recalls nearly 1.4 million car seat, booster seat buckles

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Evenflo has recalled select 2011-2014 car seats and booster seats due to bad buckles.
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Teen charged with assault in Detroit mob attack on man

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Charges have been brought against a teenager arrested Saturday following an attack on a suburban man brutally beaten by a mob after accidentally striking a boy with his pickup truck. More>>

Ford recalls nearly 435,000 vehicles

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Ford is recalling nearly 435,000 cars to fix rusting frame parts or faulty seats. More>>

Motorists pack the patience as I-96 construction begins Video included

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Monday marked the first weekday morning commute for drivers navigating their way through the I-96 reconstruction project.
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Gas prices fall 11 cents over past week

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AAA Michigan says gasoline prices have fallen about 11 cents during the past week to a statewide average of about $3.65 per gallon. More>>

Body discovered on Detroit's Belle Isle Park

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Police say a body was discovered over the weekend on Detroit's Belle Isle Park. Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw says a citizen located the body Sunday evening near the abandoned zoo on the 982-acre island park in the Detroit River. More>>

Son of beating victim speaks about violent attack Video included

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The driver who hit a boy in Detroit then stopped to help and was attacked by an angry mob remains in a coma. Two teenagers police say were involved in the beating are now behind bars. Sunday, the victim's son talked exclusively to Fox 2 for the 6pm newscast. More>>

Schauer taps Brown as Democratic running mate Video included

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Michigan gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer announced Thursday that he's chosen Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown as his candidate for lieutenant governor on the Democratic ticket. More>>

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