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Young Mystery Woman Remains Unconscious Days After Being Found On Detroit's East Side

DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are hoping the public can help identify a young woman who remains unconscious, days after being found unresponsive on the city’s east side. 139 more words


Man Chooses Confederate Flag Over Job At Bob Evans

HILLSDALE, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – A Bob Evans employee in Michigan is out of work after he declined to remove a large Confederate flag from his pickup truck in the parking lot. 254 more words


7 Indicted As Authorities Take Down Sophisticated Tri-County Heroin Ring

DETROIT (WWJ) – A major heroin trafficking operation that stretched from Detroit into Oakland and Macomb counties has been busted, authorities say.

Seven men were indicted in connection with the case, according to U.S. 311 more words


Suspect Sought In Abduction, Rape Of Teen Girl Waiting For Bus

DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are asking for help in locating a suspect in a terrifying bus station attack on a teenage girl.

Sgt. Michael Woody said the 17-year-old girl was on her way to school Wednesday, stopping at 6:30 a.m. 87 more words


Rape Kit Testing Brings Charge Against Ex-Con In Connection With 2008 Sexual Assault

SOUTHFIELD (WWJ/AP) – An ex-convict has been charged with rape in Oakland County after investigators tested evidence from 2008 that was left in a police warehouse. 250 more words


Lax Oversight, Manipulated Data Led To Flint Water Crisis, Researcher Says

FLINT (CBS Detroit/AP) The public health emergency brought on by Flint’s lead-tainted water supply happened because of lax state oversight, lack of follow up, and outright manipulated data, according to Mark Edwards. 830 more words


Metro Detroit Welcomes Syrian, Iraqi Refugees

DETROIT (WWJ) – Metro Detroit is opening its arms to refugees from war-torn sections of Syria and Iraq.

Though an interpreter and with her young daughter by her side, Ghouson Al Hassan fought back tears as she told WWJ’s Vickie Thomas about how she, with her four children, fled Syria after her 27-year-old brother was murdered and kidnappings for ransom continued to rise. 283 more words