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Mother, 4 children injured in violent crash involving stolen truck on Detroit’s east side

DETROIT – A violent crash on the east side of Detroit sent a mother and her four children to the hospital. The crash involved a stolen truck that witnesses say was going 100 miles per hour through a neighborhood when it crashed into that mother’s car. Fortunately, the injuries are not believed to be serious. The incident happened at East State Fair and Alcoy avenues on Tuesday (Aug. 23). Police say they found a machine gun inside of the stolen vehicle. The AR-15 was found with its 30-round

Dangerous bridge closed for critical repair in Pontiac

PONTIAC, Mich. – A bridge emergency is developing Tuesday night in Pontiac with significant repairs needed on an overpass that handles a lot of traffic. Roadblocks are now in place along Martin Luther King Boulevard, with the bridge in such bad shape that all traffic is closed, including bicyclists and pedestrians. A city inspection in July found the bridge was in such bad shape that it needed to be closed immediately. Nakia Hammond works at the National Storage Centers, next to the bridge, a

Seven communities remain under boil water advisory in Metro Detroit

ROCHESTER, Mich. – The water problems continue in several Metro Detroit communities under a boil water advisory as more than 130 thousand people are still affected Monday night after last weekend’s major water main break. It all started with a massive water main break Saturday morning, with nearly one million people in 23 communities initially impacted. Seven communities are still being urged not to drink the water without boiling it first, which include the Village of Almont, Bruce Township,

Officials say a 12-year-old boy has been shot and killed on Detroit’s west side

DETROIT – Officials say a 12-year-old boy has been shot and killed on the west side of Detroit. The incident took place Tuesday (July 19) night on Bramel Street, which is on the west side of Rouge Park. Police say three or four young men discovered a gun inside a home where the 12-year-old boy was shot and killed. An adult was in the home, but he was upstairs sleeping, police say. “Once again, we’ve got a child shot,” said Detroit Police Chief James White. “This one is fatally wounded playin

Security changes made at Hart Plaza ahead of Ford Fireworks

DETROIT – The other popular downtown spot to watch the show is always Hart Plaza. We’ve told you how the city had added 10 new high-tech metal detectors and tonight was the first major event they’re being used. The fireworks are over as thousands of residents head home. Besides the massive car alarms that were set off by the sound of fireworks, some say the day was still a success. Watch the video above for the full story.

Uber drivers protest high gas prices at Detroit Metro Airport

ROMULUS, Mich. – Dozens of ride-booking drivers held a protest at Detroit Metro Airport on Monday night due to high gas prices. Ride-hailing drivers say they want to charge passengers more money because of the high cost of fuel. More than a dozen police cruisers were on the scene Monday in the Uber lot at the airport as they tried to control the situation. Officials told the Uber drivers that they would have to leave the lot if they did not have the app or a run to make, as they are not allowe

Mother of 2 killed in hit-and-run incident in Detroit, police say

DETROIT – A mother of two was killed in a hit-and-run incident Monday in Detroit. The crash happened around 4:50 p.m. Monday (May 16) in the area of Dragoon and McMillan streets. Officials say the mother was walking in the median when an unknown vehicle coming southbound struck her. The driver of the vehicle continued without stopping. **Watch above video for more information.** Officials say that there’s video of the crash from Randas Tire Shop.

Community comes together to renovate Children’s Park in Lake Orion

LAKE ORION, Mich. – The playscape at Children’s Park in Lake Orion needed to be replaced but the city didn’t need to hire a contractor to do it. Instead, friends and neighbors are all chipping in to get the job done. There is no minimum age requirement to help out, but a parent or guardian needs to sign a waiver for minors. Click here to sign up to help build the park. Watch the video above for the full story.

Michigan Lottery: Powerball ticket worth $1M expires on May 5

A Michigan Lottery player is sitting on a winning Powerball ticket worth $1M, and it expires this week. The winning ticket from the May 5, 2021 drawing was sold at the Warren Market, located at 28069 Mound Road in Warren. The winning ticket matched the five white balls drawn: 16-23-28-40-63. The winner should contact the Michigan Lottery Player Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to schedule an appointment to collect the big prize. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery’s headquarters in La

2 hospitalized after driver flees Warren police, crashes into utility pole

WARREN, Mich. – Two people are hospitalized after a driver fled police during a traffic stop in Warren. The incident happened Monday (May 2) night. Police said the driver fled, lost control, ran a red light, and crashed into another vehicle before crashing into a utility pole in the area of 10 Mile Road and Groesbeck Highway. Police said there was a woman in the passenger seat of the vehicle that fled. When the vehicle crashed the male driver tried to flee on foot but was taken into custody.
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