Brian Abel, WXYZ Detroit

Brian Abel

WXYZ Detroit

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Recent:
  • WXYZ Detroit
Past:
  • FOX 17
  • 10 News San Diego
  • ABC2NEWS
  • 41 Action News
  • ABC 13 Las Vegas
  • News 5 Cleveland
  • 23ABC News
  • 3NewsNow
  • WPTV

Recent articles by Brian:

Extremists turn to encrypted apps after social media crackdowns

Communication of extreme ideology is getting more difficult to track following the January 6th insurrection on the US Capitol in Washington, and extremists views may be growing as a result. → Read More

Michigan Democratic Party calling for investigation into GOP Sen. Mike Shirkey after his meeting with militia members

Michigan’s Democratic Party is calling for an investigation into the state’s Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey. → Read More

Gov. Whitmer eases some restrictions but urges Michiganders to 'be smart and be safe”

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is easing restrictions in Michigan but keeping restaurants closed to dine-in service for at least another 19 days as the initial three-week pause hits day 75. → Read More

Michigan lawmakers weigh in on move to impeach President Trump ahead of the inauguration

Michigan lawmakers are weighing in on the possible removal of President Donald Trump from office before the inauguration. → Read More

24 hours after moving to Michigan, Lincoln Park family has trailer of items stolen

A life-changing crime, just 24 hours after a life changing journey. Michele Dudzic and her family, including her husband and two boys, ages 10 and 12, had just moved back to Lincoln Park after spending a year and a half in Tennessee. → Read More

TRUTH BE TOLD: Peters' claim on Michigan brewery tax

Today, the Truth Be Told team is looking at a commercial for incumbent Democrat Sen. Gary Peters, who is running against Republican John James. → Read More

Metro Detroit residents concerned after dozens of duck carcasses found near neighborhood pond

Dozens of ducks are dead in a metro Detroit neighborhood, with some nearby residents claiming the homeowner’s association isn’t doing enough to mediate. → Read More

Commerce Twp. supervisor candidate says opponent outed his cancer diagnosis on Facebook

The race for Commerce Township supervisor is taking a turn as one candidate diagnosed with cancer said another divulged that diagnosis to the public before he could tell his friends and family. → Read More

Health officials say potentially hundreds may have been exposed to COVID-19 at Fifth Avenue in Royal Oak

Health officials in Oakland County Monday evening made a public notice for anyone at Fifth Avenue on Friday, June 19th to monitor themselves for symptoms, after 3 positive COVID-19 tests in the county. → Read More

Will political rallies resume in Michigan?

(WXYZ) — When asked by 7 Action News DC Reporter Joe St. George if he is “potentially putting the lives of Americans at risk by continuing to hold these indoor events?” The president responded, “No, I don’t think so.” > A big question for Phoenix @abc15 tonight - is the President's visit on Tuesday worth it? Cases are spiking in Arizona and he'll be hosting a "Students for Trump" event inside… → Read More

Rebound Detroit: Fraud prevention measure impacts Michigan unemployment claims

Marissa Hoop went to re-certify for unemployment benefits on Monday, with the Unemployment Insurance Agency’s website giving her a “processing” status. → Read More

Gov. Whitmer: Stay home order in 'some form' will be extended

Some form of Michigan’s stay home order will continue according to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, as some states begin to reopen their economies. → Read More

Drop in non-coronavirus services at Michigan hospitals leads to furlough of some staff

The surge of COVID-19 in Southeast Michigan hospitals is having a chilling effect on the health systems’ non-coronavirus services, leading to furloughs for some hospitals' staff. → Read More

Connected in crime: History of drug pipeline between the city of Detroit and West Virginia

There's a cycle of violence and crime in West Virginia that far too often occurs at the hands of people from Detroit. → Read More

Fredi The PizzaMan Foundation works with community to support students with autism

WXYZ — The Pizza at Fredi The PizzaMan in Melvindale is known for being great, but it's what the man behind the business does in his off-time that makes his story even better. Fredi Bello just made a $4,233 donation to The Lincoln Center in Wyandotte. The money came from his nonprofit: Fredi The PizzaMan Foundation. Fredi worked with educators to order equipment for a sensory room that will… → Read More

Gov. Whitmer's progress a year after her first State of the State address

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer will deliver her second State of the State address Wednesday → Read More

Rev. Jesse Jackson hosts 'Let Freedom Ring' awards

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King – honored by Detroiters tonight at the Fox Theatre. → Read More

Undercover recordings reveal ICE tactics in fake university sting

Newly revealed audio recordings call in to question what potential students knew about a fake Farmington university setup by I.C.E. to catch illegal immigrants in a pay-to-stay scheme. → Read More

“My baby lay on that table cold as ice,” mother speaks out after daughter dies in stolen car crash

New details in that deadly Saturday night crash on Detroit’s east side - after a stolen SUV slammed into a tree. → Read More

Caught on camera: Female security guard assaults homeless man outside of Detroit store

Spectator and security video captured a horrifying assault on a Detroit man experiencing homelessness. → Read More