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toys r us reveals holidays' hottest toys of 2014

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Toys R Us reveals its top holiday toys of 2014 .AA total of 36 items are on the list.Some of the hottest of the hot include: Disney's Frozen "Snow Glow Elsa," TMNT "Stretch Shout Leonardo," and the Get Up and Go "My Walking Pup." More>>

Another Aramark employee charged with selling drugs to prison inmates Video included

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Another employee of the Aramark company has been nabbed in the state prison system for allegedly peddling hard drugs to prison inmates. More>>

Woman declared dead by government is very much alive Video included

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Carol A. Tilley was already grieving the loss of her husband, Nathan, who died from cancer earlier this year. Then six months ago, she was the one declared dead by government paperwork in the mail. More>>

Michigan nurse's story of fighting Ebola on the frontlines Video included

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Kelly Sites is back from Africa following her emotional and dangerous journey. Sites is a wife and a mother of twin teenagers, a boy and a girl, but she's willing to leave her life and everything she knows at a moment's notice and put herself in harm's way - to help people in need. More>>

Missing 12-year-old Canton girl found safe in Dearborn Video included

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Miranda Lynn Freiburg was found safe in Dearborn after being reported missing.
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Police investigating two deaths at Taylor residence Video included

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Police say a man and woman have been found dead in a suburban Detroit home. More>>

Suspected gunman surrenders peacefully after barricaded standoff at diner Video included

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Hatchett and other customers say the 22 year-old came in demanding coffee, then began waving his gun around and refused to let them leave. More>>

Mother of shot 7-year-old says daughter is stable, breathing on her own Video included

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When she heard the shooting, Clinqute Williams shouted for her daughter and neighborhood kids who were outside to run into her house - everyone made it inside except her daughter India. More>>

Suspects in string of suburban breakins arrested Video included

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Two suspects in a string of multiple home invasions spanning five communities have been arrested.
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Wayne County sheriff's deputy injured in hit and run Video included

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An off-duty Wayne County sheriff's deputy was on his way to work on his motorcycle when he was injured by a hit and run driver. More>>

City of Detroit defends regional water authority plan Video included

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Some believe the proposed regional water authority will hurt residents in Detroit and the suburbs but Mayor Mike Duggan's office is defending the plan. More>>

Cancer doctor who misdiagnosed patients pleads guilty Video included

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A Detroit-area cancer specialist has pleaded guilty to 16 federal charges.
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Jayru Campbell accused of attacking inmate in jail Video included

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Prep football standout Jayru Campbell is being accused of attacking a fellow inmate.
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The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Man dining from garbage cans eats his way across America Video included

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Rob Greenfield despises shoes. He despises money. Most of all he despises waste. So in order to point out the colossal disposal of perfectly good food in America Greenfield is peddling solo across the country and dining solely from dumpsters.
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Man gets 30 years for kidnapping, raping woman he bound in chains Video included

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"I felt like I was in the belly of the beast and it was a fight for my life," said Nefertiti Johnson. "I never experienced anything in my life like that. It was the worst experience someone could ever even imagine." More>>

Police searching trail where body of April Millsap was found Video included

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Police are searching the area along the Macomb Orchard Trail where the body of an Armada teen was found. More>>

Three indicted for failed Wayne County jail project Video included

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Three have been indicted with willful neglect of duty and in some cases, misconduct in office by Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Kenny. More>>

Petition calls for end to water shutoffs Video included

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A key decision could come this week impacting the city of Detroit's controversial water shutoff program. But first, demonstrators handed in petitions Tuesday calling for an immediate and permanent stop to the policy. More>>

The search for Detroit's most photogenic baby 2014 Video included

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The search is on for America's most photogenic baby. The annual event benefits Children's Miracle Network hospitals.

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Cory Elementary in Romulus closing early due to building smoke

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School has been canceled for the day at Cory Elementary School in Romulus after a malfunction of the heating and cooling system, the Romulus Police Department tells Fox 2.
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Battle over new microbrewery in Royal Oak Video included

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A new microbrewery and tasting room is headed to downtown Royal Oak. Beer lovers may be excited but many people living in the area are not.
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1 killed, 1 injured in Redford Twp. shooting

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One person is dead and another is injured after a shooting in Redford Township, police say.
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Drive-thru funeral home offers unusual way to say goodbye Video included

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You won't be getting burgers and fries at this drive-thru window. A Michigan funeral home is offering an unusual way to say goodbye.
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Hazel Park man who lied about assault charged with home invasion Video included

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Holloway said he was jumped by a group of guys over a cigarette. But the story unraveled and Holloway was lying. A woman who saw the story said that Holloway broke into her home and was caught by her boyfriend who delivered the beating. More>>

Rash of breakins in Harper Woods have residents vigilant Video included

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One group of residents in Harper Woods are in an uproar over a rash of breakins and are ready to fight back. More>>

Police search for hit and run suspects who fled deadly crash Video included

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A 62-year-old woman was killed in the crash which happened shortly before 6 a.m. Monday morning. More>>

One-man grand jury investigating jail project a rarity, say experts Video included

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For just the third time in her time as Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy assigned a one-man grand jury to investigate a case. More>>

7-year-old girl shot riding bike recovering Video included

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India Williams is still at Detroit Children's Hospital of Michigan recovering after being shot. Sources have told Fox 2 she is resting, conscience and alert.
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Activist group calls proposed water authority illegal Video included

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"They are all violating the city charter," William Davis said. "They all should be kicked out of office if they don't adhere to it." More>>

How a mile a day can raise money for Children's Miracle Network Video included

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If completing in a marathon is on your bucket list, here's your chance - and you don't have to run at all.  Find out how a mile a day can help local children.
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Extras wanted for Batman vs. Superman

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You want to be involved with the filming of Batman V. Superman, now is your chance!
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Fire kills 1 at senior living complex in Allen Park Video included

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1 person has died and 30 tenants of a senior citizen complex had to be rescued Monday after a fire broke out.
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GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation in ignition death cases

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General Motors' compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company. More>>

3 charged in Wayne County jail project investigation

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Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has announced charges against Carla Sledge, Steven Collins and Anthony Parlovecchio in conjunction with the Wayne County jail project investigation.
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Detroit Police make arrest in shooting of 7-year-old girl Video included

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Detroit Police are investigating a shooting Sunday that left a 7-year-old girl in critical condition. More>>

How college students can establish good credit

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As thousands of young adults start or return to college in the metro Detroit area, it'd's beneficial to review a list of tips to help students establish good credit and get on track to achieve their financial goals in the short and long term.
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M-1 rail project alters DDOT bus route

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Important information concerning the M-1 Rail Project's effect on an important D-Dot bus route. D-Dot route number 53 along Woodward Avenue has been re-routed to Cass Avenue. It will not be available on Woodward between Adams and Mack. More>>

Family believes missing man shot, abducted Video included

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The family of a 20 year old man says he was shot in Detroit and now he's missing. The family of Mike Bryson made an emotional plea Sunday, asking the public for help to find him. More>>

Deputies: Explosive device set off under camper trailer in Highland Twp.

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Oakland County deputies say they're investigating an explosive device that was detonated under a camper trailer Saturday in Highland Township. More>>

Let It Rip Weekend: The Party Chairs Debate & Detroit's Satanic Temple

Let It Rip Weekend: The Party Chairs Debate & Detroit's Satanic Temple

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 We get into the race for Governor and that open U.S. Senate seat with the two most political guys in Michigan. The chairmen of the state Republican and Democratic parties join us to talk issues and probably slinging a little mud. Plus, we'll talk to someone who's bringing a branch of the Satanic Temple to Detroit. What do they really believe in? (hint: it's not worshipping the devil)

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Jayru Campbell charged in assault of girlfriend Video included

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Jayru Campbell, the former Michigan high school football standout was arraigned today in 34th district court after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend just hours after being released from jail Friday. More>>

Detroit Police exchange fire with suspect on city's east side Video included

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Two officers with the Detroit Police department had to act quickly after they were fired upon while investigating a suspicious person outside of Lou's Deli near 7 Mile and Edinborough on the city's east side. More>>

Detroit Police officers rescue shooting victim, save his life with quick action Video included

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John Norwood credits his first responders, 2 Detroit Police officers with saving his life after he was shot during a robbery in Detroit.
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Grosse Pointe Woods searching for bank robber

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Grosse Pointe Woods police are asking for help to catch a bank robber who held up a Charter One Bank branch on Mack Avenue. More>>

Baby safe after barricaded gunman surrenders in Rochester

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Some tense moments in Rochester Saturday as police tried to talk a barricaded gunman out of a home. We're told he was holding a 10 month old baby hostage. Thankfully, the baby is now safe.

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University of Michigan Police investigating sexual assault on campus

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University of Michigan Police are telling students to be on-the-lookout after a sexual assault happened on campus Friday night at the Central Diag. More>>

Jayru Campbell jailed just hours after being released from jail for assaulting girlfriend Video included

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Former Cass Tech High School quarterback Jayru Campbell was detained by Detroit Public School police today after apparently choking his girlfriend at a Cass Tech football game.
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Vandals damage local high school football field Video included

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Groganstown Field home of the Bedford Kicking Mules was attacked by vandals who poured a grass killing agent on the field in a prank that the culprits said they got from the internet.
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Detroit Vigil-Shooting: 2 dead, police chase, others hurt Video included

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Detroit police say two people are dead and several others wounded following a shooting at a vigil on the city's west side and a vehicle crash afterward.
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2 men killed after one sets the other on fire Video included

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Detroit Police tell us that two men were killed Friday morning at a home on Springwells street in southwest Detroit after an apparent domestic turned deadly. More>>

Woman killed in shooting in Inkster Video included

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Police in Inkster are investigating a shooting that has left a 26-year-old woman dead tonight.
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Win a sofa by taking a selfie? Video included

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"Sit, snap, share and win!" Art Van Furniture taking it to the streets of Detroit to celebrate the release of its 2014 Fall Style Catalog, inviting the public to strike a pose and take a selfie (or more accurately, a "sofie") on a stylish new Art Van sofa for a chance to win one of their own from the retailer.
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Canton officials warn about the use of the synthetic drugs bath salts Video included

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Canton officials say they are dealing with what is a very dangerous problem emerging, the use of designer drugs known as bath salts within the community.
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Couple accused in fatal dog attack to stand trial Video included

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Sebastiano Quagliata and Valbona Lucaj, the owners of the dogs that killed 46-year-old Craig Sytsma in July will stand trial for second-degree murder a judge ordered today in Lapeer County District Court.
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Schizophrenic and possibly violent man missing in Detroit

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Detroit police are asking citizens to be on the lookout for a missing person who is schizophrenic and has violent tendencies.
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Commuters rejoice, I-96 may reopen early Video included

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I-96 in Livonia and Redford Township may reopen September 30, two weeks ahead of schedule. 

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Police arrest armed robbery suspect after wild chase in Waterford Video included

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After a lengthy chase, police finally arrest a man they suspect in a string of Oakland County home invasions. More>>

Police release dashcam video of chase after suspect steals from Royal Oak Meijer Video included

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Police released the dashcam video of chase they were led on by a woman suspected of stealing from a Royal Oak Meijer. More>>

Detroit police name domestic violence initiative after fallen officer Video included

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Detroit police launched a new city-wide initiative Thursday to arrest fugitives wanted for domestic violence warrants, named to honor a DPD officer who fell to domestic violence.
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Man takes picture up teen's skirt at Northville Twp bookstore Video included

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A local mother is asking for help to catch a man that she says took an "upskirt" picture of her 13-year-old daughter at a Northville Township bookstore. More>>

Situation contained after toxic chemicals released at Lake Shore High School Video included

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An evacuation has been ordered at Lake Shore High School in St. Clair Shores after toxic chemicals were released into the air.
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Unclaimed remains set to get full military burials Video included

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The remains of 13 veterans that went unclaimed in a Detroit morgue are to be buried with full military honors in a Veterans Administration national cemetery. More>>

Fox 2 News coverage on 9-11-2001

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On the day of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Fox 2 News sent reporter Fanchon Stinger and her crew to New York City to provide local coverage for the Detroit market. Play the two videos to her reports.Get more archive video from Fox 2 on our You Tube page. Become a subscriber More>>

Local cemetery holds care package drive for troops overseas Video included

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White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery in Troy will be accepting donations for their 7th annual "Little Bit of Home and Comfort" care package drive for overseas military troops through Wednesday, Sept. 17. More>>

Toyota recalls pickups to fix air bag problem

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Toyota is recalling about 140,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags. More>>

Army officer told he cannot enter his daughter's school while wearing a uniform Video included

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A local Army veteran says he was not allowed entry into his daughter's school because he was told his uniform may be offensive to others.
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"Friendly protest" Thursday at Rochester Adams High School

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On Patriots Day, 2014, a group of people have organized what they call a  "friendly protest" at Rochester Adams High School in an effort to show support for the Army soldier turned away from his daughter's school, because he was in uniform.
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ROTC cadets cause gun scare at U of M Video included

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There wasn't actually a weapon on the University of Michigan campus, but after someone spotted some ROTC cadets with equipment they reported it to the campus authorities. More>>

Two dead after apparent murder-suicide on Detroit's east side Video included

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Two people are dead after what appears to be a murder-suicide on Detroit's east side. More>>

Violent rape recorded on cell phone sends pregnant woman into labor Video included

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A suspected rapist is under arrest after he allegedly raped a pregnant woman in front of her child and recorded the whole thing on the victim's cell phone. More>>

Sterling Height police looking for missing 27-year-old man

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Sterling Heights police are asking for the public help to locate 27-year-old Larry Kunz, who has been missing since Sunday, August 31. More>>

Local business still without power, losing $15-thousand per day

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Thousands of customers are still without power following last Friday's storm. Even some local businesses are still affected, causing them to lose money every day. More>>

Suspected shoplifter injured in multiple car crash Video included

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A woman suspected of stealing from a Royal Oak Meijer was injured in a four car crash, after she led police on a short chase Wednesday.
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No delay in Detroit cop's manslaughter trial

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A judge won't delay the trial of a Detroit police officer who accidentally killed a 7-year-old girl during a raid, despite his attorney's concerns that a "media frenzy" following a police shooting in Missouri could harm his client's right to an impartial jury. More>>

Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor charged with domestic violence Video included

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Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Robert Stevens, 50, was arrested Sunday at his Macomb County home, after his wife called 911 claiming that he assaulted her.
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4 families displaced after apartment fire in Warren Video included

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A fast moving fire forced some residents of a Warren apartment complex to jump off the balcony  Wednesday morning. More>>

Student assaulted on way to school in Garden City Video included

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Tonight a Garden City student is recovering after being assaulted over his sneakers on his way to his bus-stop. The young teen was walking to his bus-stop in Garden City at the intersection of Alvin and Harrison when he was approached by another teen on a bicycle. More>>

Friends mourn murdered Bloomfield Twp. man Video included

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Friends of murdered Bloomfield Twp mourn 77-year-old Billy Whitelaw who was found dead in his Knoll Pointe condo just days ago.
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Carissa Gluth from HAVEN discusses domestic abuse, Ray Rice case Video included

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Carissa Gluth, a domestic violence therapist with HAVEN joins Fox News at 10 p.m. to discuss the alerting rise in domestic violence and the fall-out of the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
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'Peeping tom' has residents in Westland on alert

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An apparent peeping tom has residents at one local apartment complex on edge tonight in Westland.
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Syncora reaches settlement with Detroit Video included

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Detroit and Syncora reached a settlement tonight.
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Oakland University adds Elliott Tower Video included

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Jason Carr takes a tour of the newly built Elliott Tower, a carillon tower built on Oakland University's campus.
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Crispelli's Bakery and Pizzeria hosts job fairs Video included

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Crispelli's Bakery and Pizzeria is looking to hire 60 employees for its West Bloomfield location located on Orchard Lake near Maple road.Crispelli's along with Oakland County Michigan Works! are holding job fairs today and tomorrow for those interested.
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Deal reached to overhaul Detroit water agency Video included

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A deal has been reached to turn Detroit's water department into a regional agency and cap annual rate increases at 4 percent for the next decade.
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Man charged with murder in road rage killing in court today Video included

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69-year-old Martin Zale, the man accused of fatally shooting Derek Flemming during a road rage incident in Livingston County in early September was in court today for his preliminary exam.
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Deputies: Man leads police on chase thru Pontiac

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Oakland County Sheriff's deputies had to rescue a man Sunday night after he fled a traffic stop and crashed into a light pole causing the car he was driving to burst into flames.
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Mother opens up about the allegations against her son in the death of Armada teen Video included

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Fox 2's own Erika Erickson sits down with James Vancallis's mother Brenda Pupi today in an interview regarding her son and the day he was taken into custody by authorities. More>>

Man charged in deadly road rage shooting due in court

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A 69-year-old man charged in last week's deadly road rage shooting More>>

Imposter officers tie up victims, steal vehicle Video included

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Detroit Police responded to an armed robbery call Monday morning to a home on Strathmoor street in Detroit. Upon arrival, police found 6 people who had just been tied up and robbed by suspects claiming to be Detroit Police Officers. More>>

Residents held 'hostage' by wasps Video included

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Aggressive wasps have forced an entire neighborhood in Detroit to come to a standstill.

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Storm cleanup continues, another severe storm system on its way Video included

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Andrea Isom updates DTE's storm cleanup efforts while asking officials what they are doing to prepare and get ready for potentially severe weather on Wednesday that could impact Metro Detroit. More>>

Police investigate fatal motorcycle accident Video included

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Detroit police are investigating a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and a car that occurred near the intersection of 7 mile and Greenview in Detroit that has claimed the life of a 22-year-old man. More>>

Judge says possible resolution in Bashara murder case Video included

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Bob Bashara was back in court today for what was supposed to be the final conference before his trial starts for the brutal murder of his wife. However, in court today, Wayne County Circuit court judge Vonda Evans suggested that Bashara consider accepting a plea deal that was discussed privately in the her chambers. More>>

Police arrest handyman in death of Bloomfield Twp. man Video included

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Police are investigating what they are calling a "suspicious death" in Bloomfield Township. More>>

Jalen Rose brings a-list cast to celebrity golf outing Video included

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Fox 2's Jason Carr was on the course today with Jalen Rose during the fourth annual Jalen Rose leadership academy golf outing.

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Windsor Regional Hospital says patient does not have Ebola virus

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There has been a person admitted to Windsor Regional Hospital with possible symptoms that are related to the Ebola virus, the Windsor Star newspaper is reporting.

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The Ultimate Block Party gets fans ready for tonight's fun Video included

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Randy Wimbley shows us how fans are getting around and to the fun and festivities surrounding the exciting night of sports in downtown Detroit.

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City of Dearborn providing free dry ice to Dearborn residents without power

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Dearborn residents who are without power can pick up dry ice for free at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday, September 8). Bring a large cooler to safely carry the dry ice.
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Tigers and Lions double-header to create excitement, traffic headaches in downtown Detroit Video included

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Due to the anticipated increase in traffic in the Foxtown area as a result of the Tigers game at 4:08 p.m. and Lions game at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, Olympia Development Parking Services is holding the Tiger Garage, Lots 1, 2, 3, A, C, D, E, G, J, L, S, T and W until 4:30 p.m. for guests attending the 4:08 p.m. Tigers game. Guests must show a ticket, parking pass, or have proof of tickets at Will Call to the Tigers game in order to park in these lots. More>>

Storm cleanup underway in Wayne and Oakland counties

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The cleanup continues across Metro Detroit following Friday night's storms. About 230,000 customers were still without power late Saturday night.
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Detroit father drowns trying to save children

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A Detroit father is missing and presumed dead in Lake Erie after trying to save two children who were struggling to swim back to shore. More>>

GM 's Mary Barra: Smarter cars = safer roads

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GM's CEO Mary Barra was the keynote speaker Sunday night at the 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). She told the crowd smarter vehicles will lead to fewer crashes and injuries. More>>

GMC Ultimate NFL Tailgate Experience starts in Detroit

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The Lions open the season with a Monday night game at Ford Field vs the New York Giants. The tailgate actually started Sunday and opens again Monday morning. More>>

Protest held to support fired teacher, Barb Webb

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Protesters gathered Sunday outside Marian High School in Bloomfield Township to support fired teacher Barb Webb. Webb lost her job because of what the school calls her "unconventional pregnancy." They say it violates the schools morality clause and that has many people outraged, including many Marian graduates. More>>

Exclusive: Raid connected to Bloomfield Twp. murder

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There could be a break in the case of a murder in Bloomfield Township. Fox 2 has learned the investigation led police to the city of Wayne on Sunday.
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Let It Rip Weekend: MEA's "Opt Out" Defeat and the Fight for $15

Let It Rip Weekend: MEA's "Opt Out" Defeat and the Fight for $15

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Do fast food workers deserve $15 an hour? Will it lift people out of poverty or make a Big Mac cost $10? Or Both? Plus, the state's largest teacher's union is dealt a huge defeat in court. Why right to work advocates are celebrating the ruling. More>>

Thieves target Chesterfield Twp. used car lot

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Used cars are being targeted by thieves in Chesterfield Township and it's happened over and over again. More>>

Clinton Township police investigate deadly hit and run

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Clinton Township Police are investigating a deadly hit and run. A man was killed on Garfield around 2am Saturday. Police say the suspect was driving a white vehicle that should have front end damage. More>>

Romulus man falls into sinkhole and nearly drowns

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A Romulus couple got the scare of their lives Saturday while investigating rising water around their home. The homeowner says he fell into a sinkhole and nearly drowned. More>>

Forecast: Cooler, Fall Like Weekend

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Severe storms rolled through metro Detroit leaving thousands without power and damage around the area. More>>

Storm knocks out power to thousands in southeast Michigan

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Severe weather moved across much of southeastern Michigan Friday night into Saturday morning leaving behind a trail of damage in its path and thousands of its customers in the dark. More>>

MC Hammer tours Detroit's tech start-ups Video included

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From Hammertime to tech-time, incubators, accelerators and start-up MC Hammer knows this business and visited Detroit's west side today, touring Detroit's tech start-ups. More>>

Accident with son of prominent minister leaves woman seriously injured Video included

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The son of a prominent Detroit minister is involved in a car crash and the the accident left of a couple from out of town with serious injuries and mounting bills.
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Member of Fox 2 targeted by debit card data thief Video included

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A member of the Fox 2 news team is a victim of identity theft and she's sharing her story to help others. More>>

Champion feather bowler with cancer gets new portrait Video included

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It's been nine months since a local feather bowling grand champion asked Fox 2 to help recover a stolen portrait of "Farmhouse Steve" Gosskie from the Cadieux Cafe. More>>

Woman accused of fatally shooting her son in Van Buren Twp Video included

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A mother is accused of killing her son while a second child was in the house in Van Buren Township. More>>

Volunteer group helps flood victims take back their homes Video included

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This is the home away from home for dozens of Samaritan's Purse volunteers. They've set up cots inside the Free Will Baptist Church in Royal Oak to rest before the real work begins. More>>

Ronald Ilitch pleads guilty to cocaine charge, receives probation Video included

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The son of Mike Ilitch accepted a plea deal in court Friday after his high profile arrest. More>>

Northland employee robbed and beaten Video included

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An employee at Northland mall was robbed and attacked in the parking lot last Wednesday. Martinus Sanders is now on pain killers forced to talk through his jaw that's wired shut. More>>

Grandfather found bludgeoned to death in Bloomfield Township Video included

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The suspect or suspects took what they could, turned on the gas and lit candles, it appears in an effort to blow the residence up. More>>

Employees say Burger King purse snatcher was also asking for a job Video included

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Employees at a local fast food chain say they recognize a suspected purse snatcher as a man who was asking for a job that very same day. More>>

Warren girl stabbed mom after discipline for making pornographic photos Video included

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It was shocking story -- a mother nearly stabbed to death by her 14-year-old daughter because she punished her daughter for misbehaving.
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Woman accused of dismembering son is back in court

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A St. Clair Shores woman charged with killing and dismembering her son is returning to court for a hearing on her mental competency. More>>

Open-carry law at Kroger challenged by activist group Video included

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The group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense wants Kroger to ban open-carry customers
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Let It Rip: Will McBride family forgive Ted Wafer; religious morals vs. personal rights Video included

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Part 1: Will the McBride family ever forgive Ted Wafer?Ted Wafer was sentenced to 17 to 30 years for killing Renisha McBride this week. Despite a tearful apology in court, family members of Renisha McBride call him a cold-blooded killer who was performing for court.On the panel:Jasmine McBride, sister of Renisha McBrideBernita Spinks, aunt of Renisha McBrideFox 2's Charlie Langton Part 2: Personal rights vs. religious morals Barbara Webb was fired by Bloomfield Hills Marian High School after ... More>>

Kwame Kilpatrick wants conviction thrown out, new trial Video included

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Detroit's ex-mayor in prison for corruption wants his conviction thrown out and a new trial. Kwame Kilpatrick is citing a conflict of interest with his attorney Jim Thomas.
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Police: new carjacking trend is younger suspects, more violent cases Video included

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Although Detroit police have reduced carjackings by 36 percent, a new trend includes younger suspects and more violent cases.
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Neighbor who shot pitbull during attack of child: 'I had to do it' Video included

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What he had to do was grab his gun, the neighbor said. "I had to do it because the boy was screaming so loud," he said. "He wanted the dog off of him."
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Search continues for missing 22-year-old Warren woman Video included

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Leah Dekeyzer says that younger sister 22-year-old Theresa Dekeyzer has been missing for nearly three months. More>>

Howell man charged with murder in connection with road rage Video included

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A Howell man is being charged with murder in connection to the road rage case in Genoa Township earlier this week.
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14-year-old teen charged with murder of French Street artist Video included

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A fourth suspect - a 14-year-old teen - has been charged with murder of a French Street artist, Bilal Berreni, 23. More>>

Death of St. Clair Shores man ruled a suicide Video included

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The death of a St. Clair Shores man has been ruled a suicide.
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Free heart check screenings for student athletes could save a life Video included

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In Health Works, if you've got a high school student athlete, here's a chance to get a free heart check screening, and it could be life saving.
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MISSING: Rosalind Johnson, 57, of Farmington Hills

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The Farmington Hills Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing 57-year-old female from Farmington Hills. Rosalind Darleen Johnson has been missing since the morning of September 3, 2014.
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Michigan State Police's 'Prepare Fair' Video included

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Arrests after fast food wage protesters block Mack Avenue Video included

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Dozens of people have been arrested after taking a seat on Mack Avenue to protest the wages of fast food workers.
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U of M student creates urban shrimp farm Video included

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Just behind a fence is a house that looks ready for demolition - but looks can be deceiving. Fox 2 headed down the steps to the unfinished basement where a shrimp farm is in full operation.
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Lawsuit to be filed against Menards after man killed by falling tiles Video included

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A Clinton Township family is taking legal action after their loved one was killed by falling tiles at Menards.
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