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April 25, 2018 - 12:46 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - Fruitilicious? Not these Fruity Pebbles according to police -- found to be laced with marijuana. Rawn Williams of Inkster is accused of selling the colorful cereal to students at Tinkham Educational Center in Wayne last week --where he attends school. The 17-year-old faces a charge...
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Missing - Alexis Washington
April 24, 2018 - 11:53 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Police and family of a missing girl are asking for help from the public to find her. Alexis Washington, 15, left her home on Sunday morning, shortly after having an argument with her family and she has been seen since. Her family says she left home on Brace in Detroit without...
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April 24, 2018 - 10:06 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Many refer to it as Michigan's fifth season: Construction. So it's heads-up in Wayne County as you can expect to see a few more orange construction barrels over the next six months. Beverly Watts, director of the Department of Public Services for the county, says the nearly $60...
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(Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
April 24, 2018 - 8:54 pm
DETROIT (AP) - You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President George H.W. Bush's hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral, but it does the body no favors, and one partner's health...
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Dreamstime
April 24, 2018 - 6:30 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - The China trade war may mean the price of new construction is about to go up. Walbridge Construction CEO John Rakolta says he's already being hit with increased steel prices of up to 20 percent. The company has absorbed them so far, but he says soon, they will be passed on. "Some of...
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Rick Butler - AP
Rick Butler (Stacie Scott/Lincoln Journal Star via AP) FILE
April 24, 2018 - 5:52 pm
A lawyer for a prominent Chicago-area volleyball coach accused of raping six underage girls he trained says his client has never sexually abused anyone and that he isn't affiliated with Michigan State University.
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Booking Photo
April 24, 2018 - 5:01 pm
There will be no change in bond conditions for an Oakland County man charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting at a lost teen.
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(WWJ/Stephanie Davis)
April 24, 2018 - 4:47 pm
OAK PARK (WWJ) - A near miss for customers inside an Oak Park bank Tuesday afternoon. Just before 4 p.m.. a car crashed into the Citizens Bank on Greenfield just north of 8 Mile Road. A car plows into the Citizens Bank on Greenfield just north of 8 mile in Oak Park. Sources say an elderly woman was...
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Dreamstime
April 24, 2018 - 4:15 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - A Detroit liquor store is caught red-handed selling booze to minors and now . as Newsradio 950's Stephanie Davis reports their license has been suspended. It's the Lahser-8 Party store on Lahser at 8 Mile Road and according to the state, on three instances store employees, and the...
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Dreamstime
April 24, 2018 - 3:32 pm
Oakland County Sheriff's investigators believe the death of a man outside his home was a tragic accident.
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