Detroit crime

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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

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EMS Tech Robbed While On Emergency Call In Detroit

An EMS Medical Technician worker was robbed Tuesday afternoon on Gratiot, near Crane, on the city’s east side according to Detroit police.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014