Mother, teen daughter stabbed to death in Van Buren Township home

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A mother and her teenage daughter were found stabbed to death in their Van Buren Township home Sunday evening, according to Local 4 sources. A woman, 45, and her daughter, 14, were found dead Sunday, July 25 in their home at the Belleville Pointe Apartments on Lake Villa Drive near Belleville Road, police confirm.
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Detroit Police need Assistance to Locate an Armed and Very Dangerous Suspect

DETROIT, MI – Detroit Police need assistance to locate a 21-year old male suspect wanted in connection to an abduction and shooting on the city’s west side. On Tuesday July 27th, 2021, at approximately 7:50 p.m., in the area of W. Warren and Penrod, a 20-year-old woman was sitting in a Red Ford Explorer with the witness, a female driver in her 20’s, when the suspect pulled up to them and physically forced the victim into his car then drove off.
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Customs agents seize ton of marijuana at Detroit facility

DETROIT — Federal agents seized more than a ton of marijuana in Detroit on July 21,officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. In a news release on Tuesday, CBP said about 2,583 pounds of marijuana were discovered packed among pallets during an inspection of a tractor-trailer in Detroit’s Fort Street Cargo facility.
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Mich. Dad Suffers Severe Burns Saving Twin Daughters from Fire: 'I Had to Get My Babies Out'

A Michigan man rescued his baby daughters from a house fire earlier this month, suffering severe burns in the process. On Friday, July 16, 23-year-old Ray Lucas of Eastpointe, Michigan, came home after running an errand with girlfriend Shi'Ann Brown, with whom he shares 18-month-old twin daughters Malaysia and Milan. When the couple returned, they found their house on fire, according to a GoFundMe page created for the family.

Bodies of 2 men found badly decomposed inside Detroit home, dog found alive inside

DETROIT (FOX 2) - One woman said it has been weeks since anyone has seen the man who lives next door. But how he and another person inside died remains a mystery. Police say officers arrived around 10:45 and spent hours on the scene and determined there were no signs of foul play at this time, and are awaiting an autopsy for more information on who these two men are, and what they died of.
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Black Bottom neighborhood receives long awaited state historical marker

The area in and around Lafayette Park in Detroit doesn’t look much like it did when Janet Tinsley was growing up during the Great Depression. That’s because Black Bottom, the neighborhood the 96-year-old Detroiter called home then, is no longer there. Black Bottom, neighboring Paradise Valley and Hastings Street, once the main commercial corridor for Detroit’s African American communities, were destroyed decades ago through urban renewal and highway construction.

'Heavily intoxicated suspect' kills man outside Detroit bar after saying he wanted to shoot someone

DETROIT (FOX 2) - A man said he wanted to shoot someone before killing an innocent person outside of a Detroit bar Sunday, police said. Detroit police Chief James White described the shooter as a "heavily intoxicated suspect." White said the shooter walked out of a bar in the 5400 block of Chopin just before 10:15 p.m., said he wanted to shoot someone, and killed a man in his 30s.
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Officials ID man, 21, who fell from Miners Castle to his death

MUNISING, MI – The man who fell from Miners Castle to his death on Saturday was a 21-year-old visiting from the Detroit area, officials said. Dominic Rotondi, 21, of Lincoln Park, was visiting the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore with a group of friends when, around 7 p.m. Saturday, July 24, he stepped over a barrier that runs along the top of Miners Castle, lost his footing and fell about 100 feet to strike the cliff face below, and then continued to fall into Lake Superior, the National Park Service said in a news release.
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Sterling Heights mayor faces primary challenge after Biden vote, spending moves

Sterling Heights has transformed its 26 parks into a bit of a playground for adults and kids under a $45 million parks millage approved by voters in 2016. A skate park and dog park are now attractions in the Macomb County city as well as a splash pad used by young and old alike. Park pathways have been resurfaced, entrance signs and play structures replaced, picnic tables and garbage cans have been added and athletic courts and fields were renovated.
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Former Michigan QB Believes Firing Rich Rodriguez Was A Mistake

You won't find many folks within the Michigan fan base who have fond memories of former head coach Rich Rodriguez and his time in Ann Arbor. Hired in 2008, Rodriguez arrived at Michigan with plenty of skepticism surrounding his coaching style and how it would translate into success within the Big Ten conference. The ground-and-pound, smash-mouth philosophy that dominated Michigan Football for well over a century was set to be replaced by the flashy new philosophy of the "spread offense".