Wayne County

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April 19, 2018 - 7:29 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Police are searching for the driver who struck and killed an young boy in Detroit Thursday afternoon. According to police the 8-year-old boy was crossing Fort Street when he was hit by a navy blue Chevrolet Tahoe. Authorities believe the driver was a black male but have little more...
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April 19, 2018 - 4:51 pm
INKSTER (WWJ) - Michigan State Police detectives are on the scene of a double murder in Inkster. Few details are being released about the incident that happened on Fox Street near Middlebelt Road, south of Michigan Avenue. Authorities indicate that the shooting was narcotics related. Double murder...
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April 19, 2018 - 5:44 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - DTE Energy says they've restored power to 99 percent of their customers impacted by the weekend storm. There are still about 5,000 customers without electricity and the energy company says those are in smaller pockets and are more complex jobs and that crews from several states...
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WWJ/Stephanie Davis
April 19, 2018 - 12:44 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - On a snowy and cold April night the woman at the center of a national scandal involving the president of the United States made her way into a strip club in Detroit. Stormy Daniels the adult porn star, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, set to preform two shows at the Truth Club...
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April 18, 2018 - 5:58 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - More people are moving to downtown Detroit but fewer are admitting it and that's a problem for city coffers according to the mayor. Now, the city is taking action, including the unusual move of demanding landlords disclose the name or names of their tenants. Mayor Mike Duggan is...
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Grosse Pointe Woods Bank Robber
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April 18, 2018 - 5:05 pm
Police are looking for a man who robbed a Chemical Bank branch in Grosse Pointe Woods.
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April 17, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NORTHVILLE (WWJ) - One of the last racetracks in the area is under contract to become residential housing. Approximately 48 acres of land in downtown Northville will be redeveloped into a mixed-use development that will include commercial use in addition to 500-600 units of high-end rental...
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April 17, 2018 - 8:44 am
Both officers are now on administrative leave.
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April 16, 2018 - 9:58 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - Utility crews are busy putting a quarter-million DTE Energy customers back on the grid following Sunday's storms. Wayne County was among the hardest hit areas with over a 1,000 downed power lines. The storm left over 370,000 without power at the height of the fallout. Now, a steady...
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WWJ/Rob Davidek
April 15, 2018 - 11:33 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - Wintry weather has made a mad return mid-April. Freezing rain leading to ice causing trees and tree branches to fall and ice-coated power lines to come down Sunday. A DTE Energy spokeswoman says 370,000 customers are without power Approximately 30,000 customers have had their power...
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