Lincoln Park, MI

Michigan Baby Dies From Fentanyl Overdose While in Babysitter’s Care

An eight-month-old baby girl has died of a fentanyl overdose, and the infant's mother believes the babysitter who was watching her is to blame. Investigators are still trying to piece together how eight-month-old J'ream was exposed to the lethal drug. J'ream's mother chose not to identify herself but tells Detroit's WJBK-TV that she believes the exposure happened at a trusted babysitter's home in Dearborn Heights on September 15.
Picture for Michigan Baby Dies From Fentanyl Overdose While in Babysitter’s Care

Sunny Thursday before Tropical Storm Ian brings clouds to Metro Detroit

DETROIT – Sunshine will win this day after just a few morning clouds here and there, allowing our afternoon high temperatures to respond. We will be dealing with the continuation of cooler breezes, which will be lighter today, moving ENE at 5-12 mph. Most of Metro Detroit will reach...
Picture for Sunny Thursday before Tropical Storm Ian brings clouds to Metro Detroit

NEW: Detroit drug dealer nabbed in Knoxville

An alleged drug dealer who hails from Detroit, Mich., was busted in Knoxville this week with large amounts of methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana, authorities said Wednesday. David L. Jordan, 49, who has been living at a house on Keith Avenue, was taken into custody Tuesday by Knoxville police officers working...

Packard Plant demolition set to begin Thursday, 9 years after property was sold

DETROIT -- Demolition of portions of the historic Packard Plant are expected to begin Thursday, nine years after a developer bought the property but failed to redevelop it as promised. According to WXYZ-Detroit, the demolition of the former automotive plant is being paid for by the City of Detroit, despite the property being owned by Peruvian developer Fernando Palazuelo.

Train derailment near Detroit sends 13 rail cars off tracks

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — A freight train derailment sent more than a dozen rail cars off the tracks Thursday morning near Detroit, snarling traffic while emergency responders assessed the damage, officials said. Warren Fire Commissioner Wilburt McAdams said 13 of the CN freight train’s 151 cars derailed about 7:30 a.m. EDT in the city just north of Detroit. No injuries were reported following the derailment on Warren’s southeast side. McAdams said three of the 13 derailed cars were tanker cars hauling liquid chlorine and unrefined alcohol, but those tanker cars had remained upright.
Detroit News

Feds charge 4 more in Wayne Co. gun thefts

Social media posts showing off an array of guns laid out on a sheet led authorities to find two men connected to a series of thefts at two Wayne County gun shops this month and now federal officials are seeking charges against four more people they say are involved, court records show.

Paintball with zombies, classic cars & a haunted theatre

Fall is in full effect, and that means the Halloween haunts are getting started. There’s also fall fun that’s not spooky. Going on now is Blakes Big Apple Halloween/Haunted weekends. There’s a 3 story haunted barn, a 3D maze, and haunted hayride. For the brave at heart, the farm has Paintball Zombie attraction! Custom hayrides will be equipped with paintball guns to hunt zombies across 10 acres. The attraction’s happening every Friday and Saturday in October.

Most People have Forgotten about this Abandoned Michigan Zoo

There’s something particularly unsettling about an abandoned zoo—the crowds, excitement, and laughter that once filled the park seem to linger long after the park shutters its doors. In Michigan, you'll find what was once a popular Midwest destination that now sits decaying in the middle of a charming island just outside of Detroit. Keep reading to learn more.

After delays, Detroit reopens recreational marijuana license process

Nearly four years after the recreational use of marijuana was approved by state voters, the city of Detroit — after fits and starts — has re-opened its application process for the first phase of capped recreational marijuana licenses. “We are going to make sure there is equity in...

The readers have spoken: See which Week 6 Ann Arbor-area game we will shoot, subscribers get free photos

ANN ARBOR – The Huron League matchup between Milan and Riverview has been chosen as the Ann Arbor-area Game of the Week, voted on by readers. An MLive/Ann Arbor News photographer will be attending the game on Friday, and because readers chose this matchup as the Game of the Week, subscribers will be able to get the photos from the contest for free.

This company will pay you $1,000 to watch Disney Halloween movies

DETROIT (FOX 2) - Love Disney Halloween movies?. Jewelry company Shane is looking for someone to watch 10 of these films and answer questionnaires about them. In exchange, the company will pay $1,000, and provide a $50 Amazon gift card to get a Disney+ subscription and movies that aren't on the platform.

2nd grader brings knife to Livonia elementary school

LIVONIA, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) - A second grade student at an area elementary school is accused of bringing a knife to school and showing it off to other students on the playground.An email sent by the school superintendent to parents of students at Cleveland Elementary School in Livonia detailed the incident, which allegedly happened on Monday. The emailed stated that a student brought a pocket knife to the school and wielded on the playground. The incident was quickly handled and no injuries were sustained."This (Tuesday) morning, we had support staff, including our Elementary Support Teachers, Social Workers, School Psychologist and Behavior Specialist in attendance at Cleveland to support any students who were impacted by yesterday's incident. Due to privacy laws, we are unable to disclose further information, including disciplinary measures, regarding this situation," wrote Cleveland Elementary School Principal Rob Witherspoon in the email.Witherspoon also said in the email that this is a perfect time for parents to make sure they know and are aware of the contents inside student's backpacks and pockets.