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Michigan's million dollar scratchoffs • Hoverboard rider falls in Detroit River • SkyBridge Michigan opening

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) - Millions of dollars in scratch-off tickets are still floating around out there, but you should know which games they are before you plop down your money; a hoverboard rider demonstrating during the Detroit Auto Show falls into the river after a slip-up, and how and why a 92-year-old woman is standing up to the powerful Moroun family in her desire to stay in her home of 60 years: here are the top stories from FOX 2's Week in Review.

Detroit police investigate fatal shooting on city’s west side

DETROIT – A 30-year-old woman was killed Sunday morning in the parking lot of a business plaza in Detroit. Police said the incident happened around 3:30 a.m. near West Davison Street and Livernois on the 13300 block of Livernois. Part of the intersection is blocked off as investigators work...
Detroit News

New lighting could fuel more benefits than expected, Belle Isle study finds

The installation of a state-of-the-art streetlighting system on Belle Isle, located on the Michigan side of the Detroit River across from Windsor, Ontario, was a major step forward in saving energy and electricity while improving safety for visitors. Now five years later, a new study says computer optimization modeling could...
The Oakland Press

Komen Detroit Race for the Cure moves to Belle Isle

The 2022 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 2. The race, now in its 31st year, is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Susan G. Komen organization, but it’s much more than simply a race and a fundraiser. Anyone who has participated in the event will attest to the fact that it’s an incredibly emotional experience.
Detroit News

Badly decomposed body found in Detroit garbage bin

A Detroit garbage truck employee discovered a dead body on the job Wednesday. The worker was emptying a trash bin into a garbage truck when the body fell out, Detroit police said. The body was badly decomposed and the identity of the deceased is unknown, police said. The cause of...

‘It Was Horrible’: Michigan Mother Found Guilty of Starving ‘Emaciated’ Newborn Baby to Death

A 29-year-old mother of four in Michigan is facing decades behind bars after being convicted of starving her 7-week-old son to death two years ago. A Macomb County jury found Shantavia Hayden guilty on one count each of second-degree murder and second-degree child abuse in the death of young A’mir Griffin, court records reviewed by Law&Crime show.

Detroit Alerts 365 System Notifies Residents of Emergencies in Real-Time

Whether it be navigating fallen power lines in your neighborhood or construction-related traffic during a morning commute, residents can access real-time updates of emergency situations with Detroit Alerts 365. In 2021, the city rolled out the new electronic emergency notification system to streamline interdepartmental communications to best provide immediate alerts...

Homework House promotes reading, education

Good morning and happy Sunday. Shall we do homework on the weekend?. The Homework House is open. Shamayim Harris — known as 'Mama Shu' in Highland Park — has refurbished a 111-year-old house, saying "my hope is for it to be a safe haven for children to learn, grow, explore, for them to be able to be fed and all of their needs to be met.”

Are you a Ford Bronco lover? Here’s what you need to know about the last day of the Detroit auto show

DETROIT – Are you heading to the auto show for the final day on Sunday? Stop by the Ford Bronco display to learn more about the ultimate Bronco Owner experience. It’s an off-roading, outdoor experience led by professionals all in a Ford Bronco (not your own), and it comes free with the purchase of your Ford Bronco. All you have to do is get yourself to either Texas, New Hampshire, Nevada or Moab and pay for your accommodations.

Look Inside This Now Abandoned Northern Michigan Home

You probably don't have plans to up and leave your home with your personal belongings, but it doesn't mean it doesn't happen. Watching videos of people exploring abandoned houses around Michigan is always interesting. Some homes will have a fridge full of expired products, while others have clothes that were left by their previous owners.