October isn't quite beach weather, but make no mistake that when the time comes to enjoy the rivers and lakes outlining the state, that water will be clean enough to jump into. Every year, 60 days of heavy rainfall washes into water bodies without being disinfected. However, the Great Lakes Water Authority took advantage of equipment and put it to use during those heavy rainfall periods, and have since disinfected every drop of water that's entered the Rouge River - saving the region hundreds of millions of dollars.
UAW workers continue to walk the picket line on what is now week five of the strike against GM.
Detroit police are asking for help finding a missing 16-year-old girl.
It was June 27th, 2007. Sharday was enjoying her fun summer Detroit day at the pool. She went to bed and fell asleep until her window fan crashed to the floor. Sharday was still half asleep and in a daze and thought the man in her room was her cousin. But then he grabbed her, took her to an alley, and brutally raped her.
One-time teenage drug lord turned FBI informant "White Boy Rick" is set for early release from a Florida prison.
A 12-year-old girl was hit while crossing Telegraph near Ford Road. Police say the car did stop. It's unclear if anyone was at fault.
A man, 26, is in critical condition after an accident Sunday afternoon around 4:20 near Washburn Street and Fullerton Avenue.
When the strike first started, people were out in t-shirts and shorts, however, they're bundled up around a fire now. Closing in on a month and some good news for these workers came though, in the form of 25 extra dollars a week in strike pay.
Officials have confirmed that Striking General Motors employees will get an additional $265 and can now work part time jobs.
Thursday evening at Grosse Pointe South High School, two enrolled students were involved in a traffic accident. After the school's soccer team finished a game, one student was riding her bicycle when she rode into an intersection and collided with another student driving a car. While police haven't finished their investigation and have released few details, one witness tells us the car had the green light. The injured student is a 15-year-old girl, who is in critical condition.
In August 66-year-old James White was taken to Beaumont Hospital Dearborn after a crash. He was listed as a John Doe, even though his family says he had three forms of ID on him.
"We were just shocked. I think it's fair to say all the guys and girls working this case were just astonished," said Aaron Garcia, U.S. Marshal supervisory deputy.
The mother of a middle school student in the Grosse Pointe Public School System is outraged after a Snapchat post allegedly showing another student from the school system in blackface. However, the superintendent of the school system denies the student in the photo - a girl by the name of Lily - attends the district. In the photo, the words "Senior Slave Day" are written on the photo.
A woman unable to hear her neighbors knocking to warn her and her toddler were killed after a man set fire to an apartment building to get back at his girlfriend, prosecutors say.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with setting a fire that killed a 31-year-old mother and her young child.
A judge revoked the bond Friday of a man on the Most Wanted list for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 10-year-old Detroit.
Thousands of pills worth thousands of dollars were seized from a home in Dearborn during a raid.
Kassidy Carter is 6 years old and battling cancer. She has 31 weeks of chemotherapy down and more ahead.
The stories are too numerous to count - people not being able to afford their prescription drugs in the U.S.
Gerry Brisson, the CEO and President of Gleaners Food Bank has been awarded the Eleanor Josaitis Unsung Hero Award at the Shining Light event on Thursday. Working at the food bank since 2006 and as CEO since 2014, Brisson has helped more than double the annual food donations the non-profit makes.