Amy Lange is an Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter with FOX 2 News.
From politics to courts to social issues, Lange's reporting has allowed her to cover some of the most important stories of our time. She's been to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, to Capitol Hill for testimony on the Flint Water Crisis and to the Supreme Court for the same-sex marriage case after spending several years covering a Michigan couple's fight for the right to marry. She also traveled numerous times to an orphanage in Haiti following the earthquake there to tell the story of the children impacted by the natural disaster.
Lange has won multiple Emmy awards including best anchor and investigative reporter. Passionate about the issue of homelessness, she has won Emmy awards for her reporting in Haiti, and her work on children in the state foster care system. Her work on homeless veterans was recognized with an Edward R Murrow Regional Award. She has also received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the Associated Press.
Lange came to FOX 2 from WEYI-TV in Flint, Michigan, where she worked as a reporter/anchor from 1996 until 1998. Before joining WEYI, Lange was a news promotions producer and an associate news producer at WTVJ in Miami, Florida.
Lange graduated cum laude with honors from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, where she majored in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish. In 2008 she received her Master's degree in Social Justice from Marygrove College in Detroit.
We first met Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas in October 2019 as they were transforming homes in northwest Detroit. The duo set out to convert Detroit, one block at a time. Now, the world gets to meet them with their new show on HGTV.
A year-and-a-half ago, two Detroiters rehabbed abandoned homes in their neighborhood - like something you would see on HGTV. Now, that's actually happening. They're rehabbing homes and it's actually on HGTV with a new show.
Dr. Christopher Carpenter is an infectious disease specialist with Beaumont Health. He says nearly seven million doses of the one-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine have been given.
Dr. Christopher Carpenter says this pause in distribution should not discourage people from getting vaccinated.
"I always tell people addiction does not discriminate," Pam Blair said. "Every person that I help get into treatment, every person that I educate, I feel a connection to my son."
Detroit is opening pop-up COVID-19 clinics in its neighborhoods this week.
Since 2018 Pam Blair has helped close to 400 people get into treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.
Detroit is lagging behind the state in vaccination rates, so it's taking its shots on the road to eight high school and community center locations throughout the week. Each location will offer the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The group meets a couple of times a week - building camaraderie and self-confidence as well as the skills necessary, to get out into the workforce.
Now, because of the pandemic - hundreds of thousands of women have been forced out of the workforce. They've lost jobs or have to stay home to care for children learning at home. Now those women might need help getting back to work.