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Police Search For Man Involved In Detroit Shooting

Officials say the suspect approached a 51-year-old man at Somerset and Morang near I-94 — and said he was robbing him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2013

James Craig addresses the media. File Photo. (credit: George Fox/CBSDetroit, File)

Detroit’s New Police Chief Introduced, Mayor Says He Faces ‘Hellacious’ Job

“I want to be sure the cop who comes to your door is a happy cop, that translates into good service,” new Detroit Police Chief James Craig said.

CBS Detroit–05/15/2013

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Are Remains Found Linked To Earlier Arrest In Dismemberment Case?

Police in Detroit are investigating human remains found a few blocks from a Detroit apartment building where a woman’s remains were discovered last week in a bathtub.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2013

Alphonso Jackson is arraigned via video. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Elderly, Disabled Man Charged With Dismembering Woman

A trail of blood down a sidewalk, in a lobby and elevator led Detroit police to the doorstep.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2013

Charles Knott. (Crime Stoppers)

Police Search For Clues In The Shooting Death Of ‘Coach’

Police said 54-year-old Charles Knott, who was also know around the area as Coach, was found dead in his car late Tuesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

Police are searching for this person of interest. (Police Handout)

Police Search For Suspect In Motel Shooting Death

Police in Detroit are looking for a person of interest following a murder at a motel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2013

Glywin McJennett is being more cautious while working as a cab driver. (WWJ/Terri Lee)

Drivers Taking Extra Safety Precautions Since Cabby Murder

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the killing of a Checker Cab driver on Detroit’s east side Saturday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2013

police crime scene tape

Heated Argument Turns Deadly For Siblings

Police say the two were in a heated confrontation when the 46-year-old man fired a shot at his 27-year-old step-sister.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Family of 10-year-old Christopher Sandoval.(WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

“Turn Yourself In” Pleads Family Of 10-Year-Old Boy Killed In Hit And Run

Police in Detroit say they are looking for the driver of a car that hit and killed an 11-year-old boy on the city’s eastside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2013

Detroit firefighters work to contain fire at house on Prairie St. in Detroit (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Firebug To Blame For Prairie Street Fire?

The residents of one Detroit neighborhood fear they may have a firebug on the loose after another west side abandoned home goes up in flames Saturday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2013