"I was thinking I hope they don't kill me. I hope they leave," said the Dollar General worker who began to fight one of two robbers when he figured it might be his only chance to survive the holdup on Detroit's west side Thursday night.
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3/25/2017
The man accused of shooting and injuring two Detroit police officers appeared in court at Frank Murphy Hall of Justice this morning for a probable cause hearing.
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3/24/2017
The man charged with the attempted murder two Detroit police last week, who is also suspected of killing a Wayne State University police officer, was ordered to undergo a mental competency exam Friday.
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3/24/2017
The 8th annual Marche du Nain Rouge returns this weekend, and the mythical demon that drives the parade has been taunting Detroiters for weeks, starting his annual season of torment by taking credit for the wind storm that knocked out power to more than...
3/24/2017
As a Detroiter born and raised, I have seen many stories on the famous Heidelberg Project. Some see it as a beautiful form of expression -- others see it as capitalizing on blight. Love it or hate it, those two blocks on the city's east side have...
3/23/2017
President Donald Trump’s election victory last fall relied on rural communities. Now, four months later, those same communities face a significant share of cuts in the budget proposal Trump unveiled last week. Trump spending reductions that explicitly...
3/22/2017
A 14-year-old Detroit boy is in critical condition after police say his 10-year-old brother shot him in the chest as the two were playing with a shotgun Monday night.
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3/21/2017
About 200 faith and community leaders from Cleveland, Ohio are expected to protest outside of Quicken Loans Headquarters in Detroit today over an arena deal.
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3/21/2017
The daughter of 41-year-old Helena Janik says whoever threw a firebomb into the family's house in southwest Detroit Sunday night had to have targeted the wrong house.
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3/20/2017
Detroit police say skeletal remains have been found inside a vacant building on the city's east side. Police say they are human remains and they believe the remains have been in the building for weeks.
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3/20/2017
Comedy Central's show 'Detroiters' has only aired six episodes but will reportedly be picked up for a second season, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
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3/20/2017
The two Detroit police officers injured in Wednesday's shooting are continuing their long road to recovery, but even from the hospital bed, they want to help with the case.
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3/18/2017
The Feds called it a "den of inequities." Now another man has been arrested, facing charges of sex trafficking and drug conspiracy, after the Victory Inn motel in Detroit was shut down earlier this year.
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3/17/2017
During an update on officer shootings, Detroit Police Chief James Craig confirmed that 60-year-old Raymond Durham is now a prime suspect in the murder of Wayne State Sgt. Collin Rose.
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3/17/2017
7 Action News has learned that DNA from Raymond Durham is a match for DNA found in the investigation into the murder of Wayne State University police officer Collin Rose.
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3/17/2017
President Donald Trump proposed $1 trillion in infrastructure spending during the campaign, a pledge he repeated last month. He also promised to ensure “crystal-clear, crystal-clean” water. Those commitments now appear to be in doubt. The budget...
3/17/2017
The brother of police shooting suspect, Raymond Durham, says his 60-year-old brother is not a violent person but that he's had mental health issues for decades.
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3/17/2017
Seniors will soon have a new place to call home in Detroit and it's gaining national attention. Local, state and federal officials came together to celebrate the opening of Hartford Village.
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3/16/2017
Newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides more evidence of just how many low-income households continue to struggle to put food on the table. According to a recent report from the USDA, an increasing share of individuals who...
3/16/2017
Thomas Deasfernandes, a patrol officer and 20 year veteran of the Detroit Police Department, has been suspended without pay after being charged with witness tampering and lying to a peace officer.
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3/16/2017
On Wednesday, 7 Action News took the first cameras inside the new Red Wings locker room at the stadium. That was just part of a big tour inside the new building.
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3/16/2017
The circus is coming town to the Fisher Theatre. It's a dazzling show called "Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus."  Click the video player to see how the Ringmaster describes the giant puppet elephants.
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3/16/2017
Lawyers for a Detroit construction titan today alleged improper dealing by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department in how it scored bids for a major $400 million sewer replacement contract.
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3/16/2017
If you could have a drink with anyone, who would it be? That's the premise of one young journalist's mission to live her dream by interviewing famous people. One of her latest coups: a one-on-one interview with Detroit business tycoon Dan Gilbert. Click...
3/15/2017
It’s been about about a month since residents of East Chicago, Indiana, were told they should not drink their tap water without filtering it. The Environmental Protection Agency said actionable levels of lead had been found in the city’s water supply and...
3/4/2017
In 1968, I was the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party when the Party was riven by deep division over the Vietnam War. Those divisions may have cost Hubert Humphrey the Presidency, and they persisted for some time. Some are saying that the close vote...
3/1/2017