"There are several gangs that operate in this area - River Rouge and Ecorse, and they have a rivalry," said Ecorse Deputy Chief Jerry Flowers said. "Social media plays a huge part in it too."
The shootout happened in broad daylight when one group of individuals posted on social media they were partying on a bus. The latest instance of violence has local police agencies teaming up with the FBI.
An Ecorse man created a fake third-party shipper company to rip his Chicago-based employer out of more than $1 million.
It was a cold gray day down at the Detroit River in Ecorse this weekend. But not too cold to go treasure hunting.
An assistant principal in Ecorse, who had previously pleaded guilty in 2017 to false imprisonment, was arrested at Ecorse High School on sex crime charges from an 8-year-old case.
At 11 a.m. Thursday, River Rouge police identified John Charles Anderson in the area of W. Jefferson Ave and Coolidge Hwy on the tip that the suspect, wanted by the FBI, was in a parking lot.
Two workers suffered minor injuries after an incident at Great Lakes Works in Ecorse, according to U.S. Steel.
About 400 grams of meth, hundreds of pills, money, and a gun were found during a narcotics investigation in Ecorse.
A driver led police on a chase through Wyandotte, Ecorse, River Rouge, Detroit, and Dearborn after an officer caught the man in the middle of a burglary.
After a dog barely escaped death during a four-day-long icy ordeal and run-in with a coyote that left him with frostbite, he was adopted by the man who rescued him.
Two women drove the victims to the River Rouge police department after they were shot in Ecorse. It's believed they died on the way to the station.
It's an anti-crime tactic made popular by the Detroit Police Department. But now the cities of Ecorse and Highland Park are using that inspiration with cameras and technology to drive out crime.
A downriver mayor won his re-election bid but was asked to step down the very next day after some allegations surfaced. And now the challenger to his seat says he helped do the dirty work to remove him but doesn't benefit at all.
An Ecorse man was arraigned Monday for the death of a 13-month-old boy who prosecutors say was abused for half of his life.
"I want to know, who would do this to my son," said the mother Jeremy Johnson, Laurie Johnson." He always helped people."
The Wayne County Prosecutor has charged a 34-year-old man with child abuse in connection to the death of a 13-month-old boy and injuries to his twin brother.
A woman whose twins were found badly beaten at a home in Ecorse is facing a child abuse charge in connection with her surviving son's injuries.
The children's mother and her live-in boyfriend expected to be charged. Ecorse police say the boyfriend took off to his uncle's home in Sumpter Township. His uncle has a different view of the arrest.
Police placed the mother in custody and 12 hours later after an extensive manhunt, her live-in boyfriend was also arrested. Both are accused of having some role in these crimes.
The mother of twins of who one was found dead in an Ecorse home Tuesday morning is expected to be arraigned on charges relating to child abuse. Her boyfriend is also expected to be arraigned