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gas fire
(Photo: Lauren Barthold/WWJ)
February 01, 2019 - 7:33 am
How close were we to disaster?
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In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, spectators cool themselves down with a water mist fan during play on day one at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Australia has sweltered through its hottest month on record in January and the summer of extremes continues with wildfires razing the drought-parched south while expanses of the tropical north are flooded. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology confirmed the record heat during January as parts of the northern hemisphere have had record cold. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File)
February 01, 2019 - 2:40 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia sweltered through its hottest month on record in January and the summer of extremes continued with wildfires razing the drought-parched south and flooding in expanses of the tropical north. Australia's Bureau of Meteorology confirmed the January record on Friday...
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Clarence Brown Jr. shovels his driveway in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Subzero temperatures were recorded across the area. (Neil Blake/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
January 31, 2019 - 11:42 pm
"I don't think there's ever been a case where we've seen (such a big) shift in temperatures."
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Detroit Police Car
(Photo: WWJ/Kasey Stoddart)
January 31, 2019 - 9:35 pm
"I’m angry because this was a racially insensitive post," police chief James Craig said.
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In this Nov. 13, 2017, file photo, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, speaks at a news conference during the USCCB's annual fall meeting in Baltimore. Catholic leaders in Texas on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, a number that represents one of the largest collections of names to be released since an explosive grand jury report last year in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
January 31, 2019 - 8:36 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Catholic leaders in Texas on Thursday identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, a number that represents one of the largest collections of names to be released since an explosive grand jury report last year in Pennsylvania. Fourteen dioceses in Texas...
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Photo: Crime Stoppers
January 31, 2019 - 8:33 pm
Sterling was a three-year-old pit bull mix.
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Photo: Dreamstime
January 31, 2019 - 7:35 pm
The Red Cross is asking Michiganders to consider giving blood.
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Photo: MDOT cameras, via WWJ Traffic Center
January 31, 2019 - 6:32 pm
The Interstate was closed between Michigan Avenue and I-94.
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Drifting snow Lancaster County, Pa.
Drifting snow obscures a road near Mount Joy in Lancaster County, Pa., on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019. A bitter deep freeze is moving into the Northeast from the Midwest, sending temperatures plummeting and making road conditions dangerous. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
January 31, 2019 - 5:07 pm
The frigid conditions canceled more flights, and the number of deaths blamed on the cold climbed to 13.
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Screen capture from surveillance video, via Detroit police
January 31, 2019 - 4:56 pm
The 63-year-old driver was taken to the hospital.
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