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Sheriff reports ‘exotic wallaby running free’ in Bedford Township

BEDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – An “exotic wallaby” is running free in Bedford Township, according to the Monroe County sheriff. Officials reported Thursday (Nov. 3) that the wallaby escaped from its owner and is “roaming freely in our community.” Monroe County Sheriff Troy Goodnough said the issue has been reported to the United States Department of Agriculture. USDA officials said the wallaby is not a threat to public safety because it will not approach humans, dogs, or other pets. Anyone with i

Michigan’s first self-serve taproom opens in Royal Oak

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Metro Detroit is home to some of the best microbreweries in the country, but this one is unlike any other in the state. Lincoln Tap is a bar located on Lincoln Street in Royal Oak, and it’s home to the state’s first-ever self-serve taproom. “It’s been a crazy five years, growing at this rate that we’ve grown,” said Dayne Bartscht, founder of Eastern Market Brewing. Watch the video above for the full story.

New plan in place to combat smelly algae on Lake St. Clair in Harrison Township

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Two weeks ago Local 4 first showed you how algae had taken over parts of Lake St. Clair that were creating a smelly mess. Now there’s a new plan to fix the situation. The invasive algae are filling canals along riverfront properties in Harrison Township. But now it is getting the attention of the county leaders. “I know many of the commissioners have been out on site and seen some of this stuff, and it’s gross,” said a female county leader. Watch the video above fo

Woman injured after driving car off of service drive onto Lodge Freeway in Detroit

DETROIT – A woman was injured after launching her car off the service drive onto the Lodge Freeway in Detroit. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. Monday in the northbound lanes at Webb Street. “She took off four beams on the service drive,” said Michigan State Police. “It looks like she took off two of those when she Dukes of HazZard onto the freeway.” “The car flew over their car,” said a man. “They just missed a grave accident.” The woman has some broken bones but no life-threatening inju

Police chase ends with suspect jumping off Rouge River bridge

BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A police chase came to a close with a suspect jumping off the Rouge River bridge. The incident occurred after the suspects stole three Ford Mustangs from the Flatrock Assembly Plant Wednesday (Oct. 12) night. The stolen vehicle ran out of gas while on the overpass, and the suspect decided to jump off the I-75 overpass to elude police, hurting himself. Watch the video above for the full story.

Algae buildup causes smelly mess on Lake St. Clair while also ruining million-dollar view

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Algae has taken over parts of Lake St. Clair, ruining what residents say was once a million-dollar view of the lake in Harrison Township. Those that are affected want to know who is responsible for the smelly mess. “If I take a shovel over here and dig into the muck, you will gag,” said Mike Skupin. The stench is awful, especially during hot days. Watch the video above for the full story.

Fire marshal ends Dearborn school board meeting early due to disorderly crowd

DEARBORN, Mich. – A fire marshal has ended a Dearborn school board meeting early due to the crowd becoming disorderly. The meeting was live-streamed on Monday evening, and those in attendance were often told to keep quiet as loud cheers and murmurs were heard during public comments. The situation got so rowdy that school board member Roxanne McDonald announced that the meeting would be heading to recess until they could get the situation under control. About half an hour later, the screen pop

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,
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