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August 07, 2018 - 6:12 am
At least three vehicles were involved.
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August 07, 2018 - 5:47 am
Parts of Metro Detroit are still waiting to see power restored after storms caused outages and damaged trees.
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In this Friday, July 6, 2018, photograph, prospective customers confer with sales associates as a Model 3 sits on display in a Tesla showroom in the Cherry Creek Mall in Denver. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in a paper titled “Reality Check,” issued the warning Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, after testing five of the systems from Tesla, Mercedes, BMW and Volvo on a track and public roads. The systems tested, in the Tesla Model 3 and Model S, BMW’s 5-Series, the Volvo S-90 and the Mercedes E-Class, are among the best in the business right now and have been rated “superior” in previous IIHS tests. David Zuby, the institute’s chief research officer, said the systems do increase safety but the tests show they are not 100 percent reliable. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 07, 2018 - 1:24 am
DETROIT (AP) — Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, an insurance industry group warns. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in a paper titled "Reality Check," issued the...
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A U.S. Air Force plane drops fire retardant on a burning hillside in the Ranch Fire in Clearlake Oaks, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)
August 07, 2018 - 12:11 am
LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history, becoming the norm as climate change makes the fire season longer and more severe. The two fires burning a few miles apart and known as...
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August 06, 2018 - 9:21 pm
Police are asking the public for tips in helping determine who vandalized the piano
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August 06, 2018 - 6:00 pm
"It’s hard enough to battle the flames and smoke, but when you have to battle the heat too, it just takes an awful lot out of you.”
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August 06, 2018 - 5:09 pm
There was no immediate word on the extent of the victims' injuries.
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Suspect photos (Courtesy of Crime Stoppers)
August 06, 2018 - 4:39 pm
Police need tips from the public to identify the suspects.
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Photos: Detroit Police
August 06, 2018 - 4:36 pm
The suspect reached inside the vehicle and robbed the victim of his jewelry
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August 06, 2018 - 4:22 pm
"You looked down the street there was a bunch of white smoke, and then there was like about 15 people running out of the building."
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