Detroit crime

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Report: Detroit Model In Effort To Clear Rape Kit Backlog

Chronic understaffing and police attitudes toward victims contributed to thousands of rape kits going untested for years in Detroit …

CBS Detroit–04/07/2015

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Homeowner, Robbers Fire Shots Leaving 1 Person Wounded During Suspected Home Invasion

Detroit police are trying to sort out details of a home invasion in which a woman exchanged gunshots with two suspected burglars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

Stephen Berry and Stoni Blair vigil (Photo: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Supporters Pay Respects To 2 Detroit Children Found Dead In Freezer

Songs and prayers were delivered at a candlelight vigil outside the home where the bodies of Stoni Ann Blair and Stephen Gage Berry were found earlier this week.

03/27/2015

Mitchelle Blair is arraigned via video March 26, 2015 on charges of child abuse. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Court Filing: Teen Says Mom Forced Her To Put Dead Sibling In Freezer

Details of death and extreme abuse emerged as Mitchelle Blair appeared in court following the discovery of two bodies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2015

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13 Murders In The City Last Week; Police Chief Considers Overall Violent Crime Stats

There’s a recent uptick in violent crime in the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2015

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Police Searching For Suspects After Man Robbed At Gunpoint At Gas Station

The victim told police he was inside his car when one of the two suspects approached him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2015

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Police Investigate Death Of Man Found On Street In Detroit

Officials say the 26-year-old had been shot several times.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2015

Exterior of the home where a homeowner shot one of three intruders in her home. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Homeowner Opens Fire On Trio Of Intruders In Detroit

Detroit Police told WWJ that single mother, reportedly a school teacher, arrived home and found three men inside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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Police: Store Owner Killed, Suspects At Large

According to reports, two men walked into the store and opened fire, killing the store owner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

Leon Jones of Detroit shows WWJ's Vickie Thomas where a intruder was allegedly hiding outside his home. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Homeowner Remains In Custody After Shooting Alleged Intruder

A Detroit homeowner who shot and seriously wounded an alleged intruder in her yard remains in police custody, although the reason is not clear.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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