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A deadline is fast-approaching for metro Detroit mother who has been told she has to leave the country.
Signs of the shooting are visible from the street, with bullet holes in a picture window and a busted out glass door.
For the sixth time in recent months, a suspicious fire strikes Detroit’s Heidelberg Project.
Experts don’t know if it will all will come sliding and tumbling down.
Dozens of Detroiters were forced from their homes after a fire broke out at an apartment complex on the city’s east side.
Winds from last weekend’s storm have created a noticeable “curve” in the main steeple of the 112-year-old St. Josaphat Church in Detroit.
Police say they’re received a ton of information, but have yet to ID the killer.
Another piece of Detroit’s famed Heidelberg Project has been destroyed.
Temps were below freezing, floating between 20 and 25 degrees with a frigid wind chill, making their job all the more difficult.
A stretch of deadly violence in Detroit continues as three people were killed in a shooting on the city’s west side.
Detroit police think the deadly house fire was intentionally set.
Officials say two Detroit firefighters were hurt as a series of blazes hit the city amid its annual Halloween season anti-arson campaign.
The west side Detroit home was firebombed just hours after the city’s Angels’ Night anti-arson campaign kicked off.
Police say a man was stabbed multiple times before being bound with duct tape during a home invasion.
One firefighter on the scene told WWJ the fire was one of several in the city overnight, leading him to wonder if Devil’s Night is starting early.
The girl’s mother went to pick them up from school around 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, but her daughters were nowhere to be found.
A fire investigation at a home in Highland Park led to an unusual discovery and a call to the Michigan State Police bomb squad.
Police say an employee inside the business met the would-be robber with a shotgun and held his ground.
Some Wayne County residents are upset construction activities are changing the country-like atmosphere of their neighborhood.
A man was robbed of his money, jewelry and even his clothing after being carjacked by two masked men on Detroit’s west side.
House flipping in the city of Detroit is hot, up 13 percent from the national average a year ago.
A police chase across several cities ended after the suspect crashed through the front of a popular Oakland County restaurant.
“I don’t want to shoot him but if somebody comes here, sure I will shoot him. I’ll shoot him and I will kill him… these bullets will go all over his body.”
Detroit police are looking for two men who apparently threatened to kill diners at a coney island restaurant, all over a missing cellphone.
During a time of economic uncertainty, one Detroit church is asking people to place their concerns at the altar.
At some point during the argument, one of the women stabbed the other and took off with the child.
MSP Lt. Mike Shaw says where the city’s homeless gather, you’ll find large piles of debris.
“I’m trying to find an iPhone in (the color) champagne,” Harris said animatedly. “The AT&T store had it in grey, but I’m a female, I want champagne.”
Police say they have at least two people in custody in connection with an arson at a popular restaurant in Macomb County.
He said he was worried about how long the safety belt would hold.