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Off-duty Michigan deputy, 23, fatally shot

DETROIT – A 23-year-old Michigan deputy and father was fatally shot during the early hours of Monday, Sept. 20, after giving someone a ride, authorities said. Devante Jones, a corrections officer with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, was shot several times around 4 a.m. Monday while driving in the area of East Forest and Chrysler Service Drive in Detroit, Wayne County Undersheriff Mike Jaafar said during a news conference recorded by WXYZ-TV. He fled the vehicle in an attempt to escape but had already been shot several times. He was found and conveyed privately to a local hospital where he died before 5 a.m.
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James Craig Slips in Poll Among Detroiters In 2022 Governor's Race

A new poll shows ex-Detroit Police Chief James Craig slipping 6 percent since July against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer among Detroiters, a group he hopes to capitalize on because of his ties to the city. The poll conducted by Target Insyght of Lansing after Craig announced his candidacy last week shows...
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Missing 12-year-old Detroit girl left home without permission, police say

DETROIT – Police are searching for a missing 12-year-old girl named Ky’Mia Bishop-Parks who was last seen around 9 a.m. Sunday in the 20000 Block of Meyers Road in Detroit. She left home without permission and was last seen heading northbound on Meyers Road wearing a blue jean jacket, powder...
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Off-duty Wayne County corrections officer shot, killed in Detroit

Detroit — Police are investigating the fatal Monday shooting of an off-duty Wayne County corrections officer who was killed just hours after finishing his shift, the sheriff's office said. Devante Jones, 23, was shot several times after dropping someone off in the area of East Forest and Chrysler Service Drive...

Triple-shooting on Detroit’s west side injures 3-year-old girl

DETROIT – The two people wanted in connection with a Saturday evening triple-shooting on Detroit’s west side have turned themselves in Sunday at the Detroit Police Department’s Eighth Precinct. According to authorities, the shooting happened at about 7:30 p.m. at a gas station, located near the intersection of Seven Mile...

Off-duty Wayne County corrections officer shot several times, killed overnight in Detroit

DETROIT – An off-duty Wayne County corrections officer was shot several times and killed overnight in Detroit, officials said. Police said Devante Jones, 23, was dropping someone off in the area of East Forest Avenue and the Chrysler Service Drive when someone fired at his vehicle. Jones fled in an attempt to escape, but he had been shot several times, according to authorities.

Suspects involved in Mobil gas station shooting turn themselves in

DETROIT (FOX 2) - UPDATE: The suspects turned themselves in to the Detroit Police Department 8th Precinct Sunday night. DPD thanks their media partners and #OneDetroit for their help. Previous information as of Sept. 19:. Detroit Police are searching for two suspects believed to be involved in a shooting on...

Two injured in apartment building drive-by shooting

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Two people were injured in a drive-by shooting at an apartment building in Shelby Township during the evening of Sept. 4. At approximately 6:50 p.m. Sept. 4, a 911 call was received from a woman reporting that her apartment in the Spring Hill Apartments, near Ryan and West Utica roads, had been set on fire and that a man had also been shot.

Skubick: Will James Craig get an endorsement from Donald Trump?

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — One of the GOP candidates for governor says he would accept a Donald Trump endorsement in a crowded GOP primary, but after being questioned if James Craig would campaign with the former President- the candidate would not say yes or no. Here’s what Craig did say.

Woman crashes car into Detroit home, arrested for drunk driving

DETROIT (WWJ) -- A suspected drunk driver is recovering after being injured when her vehicle slammed into a home near downtown Detroit late Friday afternoon. Detroit police tell WWJ it all unfolded just before 5:30 p.m. Friday when a 33-year-old woman was driving a 2011 Honda Accord and lost control of the vehicle, crashing through a home in the 14400 block of Scripps, near the Detroit Riverfront.