CRIME & SAFETY
Livonia police want help finding missing 14-year-old girl
DETROIT – Police are seeking information about a 14-year-old girl who went missing in Livonia. Kaylee Barker was last seen leaving the area of 8 Mile and Middlebelt roads on foot Monday (Oct. 2) at 4:10 p.m. Barker was last seen wearing a black 2-Pac T-shirt, black pants and...
Dearborn settles lawsuit in 10-year-old’s death at Camp Dearborn
MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The City of Dearborn has settled a lawsuit in the death of a boy killed playing on a play structure on Camp Dearborn. Attorney Ven Johnson said the horrific death should have never happened. Background: Family files suit in 10-year-old’s death at Camp Dearborn in...
WOW! Abandoned Detroit Area Police Station & Courthouse
If you're from the Detroit area, you probably have heard of the abandoned Inkster Police Station and Courthouse. Inkster is suburb in the Detroit area. Tons of casefiles, police uniforms, and other miscellaneous objects remain in the old police station/courthouse. Take a look below to what remains in the Inkster...
Explosion in Detroit's west side house heard up to six blocks away
Witness the aftermath of a shocking house explosion on Detroit's west side, so powerful it was heard six blocks away. As investigators sift through the debris, join us in unraveling the mystery behind this sudden and devastating event.
Explosion that rocked Detroit home, neighborhood said to be caused by gas
(CBS DETROIT) - A gas explosion decimated a home in northwest Detroit Monday afternoon. Minor injuries to one neighbor were reported, nothing more than scratches."To the community, just thanking God right now that all we have really is damaged property," said Detroit Deputy Mayor Todd Bettison Monday night.Residents say they have friends who not only heard but felt the explosion several blocks away. Some residents nearby say they've smelled gas for days."We've been smelling gas for a couple of days now, we've made calls to DTE, they've come out on one occasion and told us they've taken care of the problem,"...
Fatal Crash on Lodge Freeway Claims Driver's Life in Detroit
Witness the tragic aftermath of a fatal collision on Lodge Freeway in Detroit. A 32-year-old individual's life was cut short after their vehicle collided with a U-Haul truck. This video captures the chilling reality of road accidents. Viewer discretion is advised.
Crash closes SB lanes of Lodge Freeway at Chicago Boulevard in Wayne County; multiple people injured
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – A car crash that injured multiple people has caused the closure of the southbound lanes of Lodge Freeway at Chicago Boulevard in Wayne County. The crash occurred Monday (Oct. 2). at 3:50 p.m. on West Grand Boulevard. Detroit police are investigating the scene and are...
‘It’s sickening’ -- Family horrified after Detroit gravesite vandalized
DETROIT – A family is outraged after the gravesite where their loved one is buried was torn apart by vandals. It happened at the Woodmere Cemetery, located on Detroit’s southwest side. Brenda Sexton’s husband was buried at the cemetery after he was murdered during a home invasion in...
Detroit police officer shoots at driver after being struck by vehicle in drag racing
(CBS DETROIT) - Authorities say a Detroit police officer fired shots after a driver struck the officer while drag racing over the weekend.Police say the incident happened at about 4 p.m., on Sunday, in the area of Lantz and Danbury streets.Detroit police say officers in the 12th Precinct responded to a call about drag racing. Upon arrival, an officer was struck by a vehicle trying to flee. The officer fired shots at the driver, striking him multiple times.The officer and the driver were both taken to the hospital for treatment. MSP says the driver was in the ICU at the last check."Pursuant to DPD Policy, this matter has been referred to the Homicide Task Force, where investigators with the Michigan State Police will assume the lead. The DPD is committed to transparency and will release additional information in the coming weeks," DPD said in a statement.Michigan State Police says it is investigating the officer involved in the shooting, and the investigation will be submitted to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office for review.
Detroit Cop Shoots Street Racer After Collision
Witness the intense moment when a street racer, attempting a hasty escape from a racing scene in Detroit, collides with a police officer. The ensuing action sees the police retaliating with gunfire. A gripping real-life drama unfolds on the streets.
Gangs from central and south America entering the US and targeting luxury homes: sheriff
Criminal gangs from central and south America are taking advantage of lax US immigration laws to set up in cities across the nation and steal from hardworking citizens, a sheriff has warned. Oakland County, Michigan, Sheriff Michael Bouchard said crime syndicates from “south of the border” have targeted high-end homes stealing “hundreds and hundreds of thousand of dollars” worth of belongings, CBS Detroit reports. “These are transnational gangs that are involved in this that come from South America, looking to do burglaries and violate our communities, not just in Oakland County but across America,” Bouchard said. The sheriff said the thieves...
Michigan Vigilante Pedophile Hunter Killed as He Confronts Alleged Suspect
A Detroit community is mourning the loss of Robert ‘Boopac Shakur’ Lee, who they hail as a hero for exposing alleged suspects
Jury convicts Plymouth man in 2019 arson case
LANSING — A Wayne County jury convicted a Plymouth man Friday on two counts of arson that could result in a life sentence. The 3rd Circuit Court jury found Patrick Nolan, 42, of Plymouth, guilty of one count of arson of an insured dwelling, a potential life-sentence offense, and one count of second-degree arson, a 20-year felony, according to a press release from the Michigan Attorney General's office. Nolan also faces fines of up to $20,000 or three times the value of the property, whichever is greater.
Police seek information on man who attempted to steal money from Family Dollar on Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – Police are seeking information about a man who attempted to steal money from a Family Dollar on Detroit’s east side. The incident occurred Wednesday (Sept. 27) at 1 p.m. in the 9911 block of East Jefferson Avenue. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit...
Detroit police asking for tips after man found shot to death on city's west side Sunday morning
An investigation is underway after a man was found shot to death on Detroit’s northwest side Sunday morning in the area of 7 Mile and Lahser.
Michigan teen shooter eligible for life prison sentence for killing 4 students, judge rules
DETROIT (AP) — A teenager who killed four fellow students at Michigan's Oxford High School is eligible for life in prison with no chance for parole, a judge ruled Friday, finding only a "slim" chance for rehabilitation after the 2021 attack. Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Kwamé Rowe announced...
Southfield police want help finding missing 49-year-old man
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Police are seeking information about a 49-year-old man who went missing in Southfield. William Ryan Burd was last seen at Monday (Oct. 2) at 4:30 p.m. walking away from his home and is believed to be voluntarily missing. Burd was last seen wearing black shorts, a...
Meet Jellybean, the dog providing comfort to crime victims and witnesses in Wayne County
DETROIT (FOX 2) - A black Labrador and golden retriever mix named Jellybean has an important job - comforting crime victims and witnesses while they are going through legal proceedings in Wayne County. Jellybean was trained at Leader Dogs for the Blind before going to the Canine Advocacy Program (CAP),...
Warren man drowns in Oakland County's Orchard Lake
The 30-year-old man, Luay Bahjat Hana Jr. of Warren, jumped off the boat he was riding on to swim. He was unable to get back to the boat and began to struggle around 6:45 p.m. on October 1, police said.
Vigilante Pedophile Hunter Killed While Confronting Teens
A Michigan vigilante who amassed thousands of social media followers with his unauthorized hunts for pedophiles was shot and killed in a confrontation with two teenagers, police said.Robert Wayne Lee, 40, of Pontiac, was better known as Boopac Shakur online, where he would often pose as a 15-year-old girl to expose alleged predators.Authorities say that Lee accused one of the teens at a local restaurant of being a pedophile and punched him—leading one of the boys to pull out a knife and the other to fire a gun. The suspects fled but were later arrested.The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office noted...