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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

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.
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