Rudy Harper, WXYZ Detroit

Rudy Harper

WXYZ Detroit

Detroit, MI, United States

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Past articles by Rudy:

Just hours after first Narcan training, Riverview officers save man from overdose

A couple of Riverview officers received Narcan training just in time. → Read More

Calls for MSP trooper's resignation after controversial editorial is published

An editorial written by a Michigan State Police trooper is sparking outrage in Monroe. → Read More

Family of teen killed on New Year's Day wants killer brought to justice

The family of a teen who was gunned down is pleading for the public's help to find his killer. → Read More

Dearborn City Council votes unanimously to remove former mayor's name

The Dearborn City Council voted unanimously to replace the Hubbard Ballroom name at the civic center. → Read More

Viral tweet by Oakland University basketball coach Greg Kampe leads to effort to help homeless man

A tweet by the men's head basketball coach at Oakland University is going viral on Twitter and could change a man's life. → Read More

Rep. Kildee speaks about being in House chamber during protests

As chaos ensued at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., lawmakers were in the face of danger. → Read More

Grosse Pointe Woods liquor business temporarily closed after accidentally shipping beer in-state

The Woods Wholesale Wine in Grosse Pointe Woods is closed for business after sending beer to an in-state address. → Read More

Emotional tribute given to veteran firefighter battling colon cancer

The wife of an Ann Arbor firefighter shared an emotional video of her husband's send-off from St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Hospital in Ypsilanti. → Read More

Detroit police arrest suspect in string of car airbag thefts

Detroit police announced a significant arrest after a string of car breaks in the downtown area. → Read More

Family involved in Macomb County crash searches for good Samaritans who aided them

A family involved in a terrifying vehicle crash in Macomb County would like to find the strangers who came to their aid. → Read More

Orchard Lake Schools CEO accused of sexual abuse, retaliation against alleged victims

Former employees of Orchard Lake Schools in West Bloomfield Township are accusing the chancellor and CEO of sexual abuse and retaliation against them after they reported it, according to a federal lawsuit. → Read More

EMU instructor accused of sending former student photo of his genitals

An Eastern Michigan University student claims her former instructor emailed her an unsolicited photo after she asked for a recommendation for law school. → Read More

Family hoping for pardon after prisoner tested positive for COVID as son battles Leukemia

Social justice advocates are asking Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to pardon a metro Detroit man who is serving time for marijuana offenses. → Read More

Fear of second shutdown now a reality for metro Detroit restaurants trying to stay afloat

Fear of a second shutdown now a reality for metro Detroit restaurants. As Coronavirus cases surge, the state has closed indoor dining among other restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Oakland County deputy fired over racist social post depicting vice president-elect Kamala Harris in a watermelon

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said a longtime employee was fired for what some are calling a racist Facebook post. → Read More

School districts roll back on in-person learning as COVID cases surge in the state

As coronavirus cases once again surge in the state, multiple school districts have stopped in-person learning or put it on hold. → Read More

Local veteran who beat COVID-19 twice is also a survivor of polio

On the eve of Veterans Day, a U.S. Army service member speaks with 7 Action News about his multiple battles with COVID-19. → Read More

Inkster couple accused of holding man hostage, torturing him using dog shock collar and boiling water

An Inkster couple was arraigned on charges of torture, unlawful imprisonment and assault on Tuesday. → Read More

Firearms expert explains when it's OK for a CPL holder to intervene

Roseville police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened during a basketball game Tuesday evening. → Read More

Mother killed in the crossfire of bullets fired by her son during an argument

A Detroit family is devastated after their mother was shot and killed outside their home on the city's east side. → Read More