Blight Busters and HGTV's Bargain Block ready for art show in Old Redford
"We're out here getting it ready - food trucks coming - art vendors everywhere - live mural-ing - it will be a blast," said Keith Bynum.
New Era Detroit's Hood 2 Hood event delivers resources to communities in need
While it is a block party, there is a message of community empowerment behind it, at the ninth annual event. It kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at John R. King elementary-middle school 15850 Strathmoor Street.
Student-run resource store opens in Pontiac school - teaching finance in real-time
When we talk financial literacy typically we’re referring to adults, but this store is teaching those concepts to children in real-time in Pontiac.
Video: 7th grader grabs wheel of school bus after driver fell unconscious
Video shows the driver nod off about 50 seconds in, Dillon enters the frame shortly after and gabs the steering wheel, while applying the brake - guiding the bus to a safe stop
7th-grader takes wheel, safely stops school bus after driver falls unconscious
The driver became lightheaded and lost consciousness according to the school district.
Helping Handzzz delivers left-over Ramadan food to the hungry in Metro Detroit
"During Ramadan, we have really big family feasts," said Nadine. "And it just came about that we always have food left over that is untouched, and still really good, but just gets forgotten about."
Belleville High School senior is first Black Valedictorian ever, besting older brother's Salutatorian honor
"Don’t let anyone tell you can’t, you can do it," Sean said. "Just put forth your best effort and you will be successful."
21-year-old rookie pilot pulls off emergency landing after wheel comes off in flight
Chris Yates, a stranger and veteran pilot from out of state, suddenly became Taylor’ Hash's guardian angel, helping her over the radio.
Local woman's charity foundation works to lift up those in need
"I just love to help people even when I was younger. I always used to take lunches to the children in my classroom." said Sophia Whitehead. "So I guess it started when I was little."
Groves student and her history teacher head to Normandy for prestigious WWII program
Meet 17-year-old Erika Rice, a self-proclaimed history buff who is about to go on a historical trip of a lifetime thanks to her teacher Geoffrey Wickersham.
HAP donates $75K, donates coats for kids to Detroit's Mason Academy
It is a community effort - as Covid dollars dry up and inflation hits families - when businesses step in to help. It goes a long way toward getting students to school, and on their way to a successful future.
Detroit man helps rescue victims of fiery car crash on 8 Mile
“I’ve helped before at an accident before, but nothing to that extent," he said. "It’s my natural instinct to always help because like I said if it was me I’d want somebody to do the same."
DMAN Foundation nonprofit sends 4 people with disabilities to the Bahamas
"The idea is a network of people who act as angels to work together to make miracles for other people," said Ziad Kassab.
Macomb Township amputee gets snow shoveling help from neighborhood teen
David Call Jr. has mobility issues as an amputee and dialysis patient. When the man who shovels David’s snow went out of town, he used a neighborhood app to find someone else to remove his snow.
The Roundabout: Community leader Zeek Williams of New Era Detroit makes a difference
“Man, we started back in 2014," said Zeek. "(We) just wanted to do something in the community. Be a little more visible. It was really a call out for men to get more involved in the community.”
Downriver couple gets 2nd shot at love with ER wedding ceremony
A Woodhaven couple said the ice storm power outage pulled the plug on their wedding celebration. Love prevailed thanks to a generous emergency room staff.
'We'll get the job done': Police officer says finishing pregnant Door Dasher's delivery after car was hit
On body cam, the expectant mother finally laughs after Lt. Allen says he hopes she gets a good review.
Dearborn Thai restaurant loses power, gives away free food
"We don't know if this is going to help but that's all we had, and we tried to do the best we can," said Chef Genevieve.
Returning citizen get 2nd chance after 37 years with organization's help
"The second time around is always better than the first time," he said. " You know, my second time is going to be a great time. And my last time ever going back to prison."
Alternatives for Girls breaks ground on new $17M Detroit Center to help at-risk youth
"I just celebrated my 20th birthday last Monday, and I am in my own apartment, I am able to pay my bills, my rent, everything on my own," Ward said.