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Driver killed, car explodes after crashing into wall outside Mount Clemens court building

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. – A driver was killed Wednesday after crashing into a wall outside the Macomb County Circuit Court building in Downtown Mount Clemens. According to police, in the afternoon of Wednesday Sept. 20, a person was driving fast on Gratiot Avenue when they lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a wall outside the court building, located near Market Street. The vehicle, which appeared to be an SUV, exploded upon impact, officials said. Witnesses also reported seeing the vehi

Tuesday storm damage causes power outages for some in Macomb County

MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – Storms with strong winds blew through Metro Detroit on Tuesday, causing damage to trees and power lines in the area. Macomb County was hit particularly hard by Tuesday’s winds, with several downed trees and downed power lines reported. Local 4′s Tim Pamplin stopped in New Baltimore, Chesterfield Township, and in Ira Township in St. Clair County to survey reports of damages. He discovered several trees that had fallen on top of buildings and roadways, with police blocking

Decision on crumbling former hospital looms for residents in Trenton community

TRENTON, Mich. – Residents in one Downriver community are hopeful Thursday night that an old blighted hospital sitting along the Detroit River will soon be demolished. The hospital is the former Riverview Osteopathic Hospital along Jefferson Avenue in Trenton. “The former Riverside Hospital property remains in litigation and has a Court Receiver overseeing most aspects of the property. The City of Trenton Mayor, Council and Administration are actively and aggressively seeking the demolition of

Fire burns through apartment complex in Sterling Heights

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – A fire at an apartment complex in Sterling Heights proliferated, making for other departments to be called in to help. The fire occurred Friday (April 14) morning at the Balmoral Arms Apartments on Independence Drive just off Van Dyke between 17 and 18 Mile roads. Firefighters were quick on the scene as they evacuated the building before they started working on the flames. Watch the video above for the full story .

Plumber electrocuted while snaking drain in flooded basement on Detroit’s west side

DETROIT – A plumber was electrocuted while being trapped in flood waters in a basement on Detroit’s west side. The incident occurred Tuesday (Feb. 7) as the 62-year-old plumber was snaking a drain when he came in contact with an electrical supply as water filled the basement. Firefighters and paramedics were able to remove the victim’s body from the basement of the apartment complex on LaSalle and Webb streets in Detroit. The victim was transported to the hospital but was pronounced dead. Wa

I-696 reopened in Oakland County after power line mishap

Oakland COUNTY, Mich. – The one-vehicle crash that caused lane closures of I-696 at Bermuda and Woodward in Oakland County has been cleared and reopened. A crash has led to down powerlines, causing the closure of all lanes of I-696 at Bermuda and at Woodward in Oakland County. One car was struck by the down power line, which caused damage to the vehicle but no injuries were reported. DTE is in route to the scene to assists. Police are investigating, but all lanes are closed. MDOT shared inf

Wild video shows woman trashing recently renovated Detroit gas station

DETROIT – A video showing a wild outburst by a frustrated woman at a Detroit gas station was making its rounds Wednesday night. The surveillance video shows the woman trashing the Exxon Mobile in the area of Livernois and Davison. The recently renovated gas station was built from the ground up, but another remodel looks to be needed after the woman’s meltdown. “She has poured antifreeze all over and is destroying the store,” said the manager of the gas station. The woman asked if she could u
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