Detroit crime

Homeowner Shoots, Dogs Attack Alleged Intruder In Detroit

A Detroit homeowner shot and seriously wounded an alleged intruder in her yard Monday, according to police.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2015

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U.S. District Judge Shot In Apparent Robbery Attempt; Detroit Police Searching For Gunmen

The 55-year old judge was shot in the leg outside of his Detroit home in an apparent attempted robbery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

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Police: 2 Men Found Fatally Shot Inside Vacant Detroit House

Detroit police say two men have been found fatally shot inside a vacant Detroit house on the city’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2015

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Investigations Underway: 5-Year-Old Shot, Teen Killed In Separate Incidents

Two separate shootings in Detroit leave a 5-year-old child fighting for his life and a teenager dead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2015

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Police Searching For 2 Suspects In Connection With Murder Of 20-Year-Old

Just after 2 a.m. at a home on Harlow street, a 20-year-old man was shot to death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2015

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Police Searching For Robbery Suspects Armed With AK-47

Police say one victim was shot twice in the leg, and is in serious condition at a hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2015

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Overall Detroit Crime Drops In 2014; Criminal Homicides Lowest Since Riots

Detroit became known as the “Murder City” after it logged 714 homicides in 1974.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2015

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Hearing Starts In French Street Artist’s Slaying

A judge began hearing testimony Tuesday to decide whether there’s probable cause to send the case to trial in Wayne County Circuit Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2014

Detroit Police Officer Joseph Weekley is seen seated with his attorney, Steve Fishman. (credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting, File)

Jurors Struggle To Reach A Verdict In Detroit Cop’s Trial

Joseph Weekley is charged with recklessly using a firearm, a misdemeanor carrying a maximum of two years in prison

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2014

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Drive-by Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Detroit

According to authorities, a 26-year-old woman is dead after being shot in the head, and a 27-year-old man in the same car was shot in the shoulder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2014