Kim Russell, WXYZ Detroit

Kim Russell

WXYZ Detroit

Detroit, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Kim:

Michiganders worry about loved ones in Florida as hurricane hits

The arrival board at Detroit Metro Airport told a story on Wednesday. You could see flights out of Fort Myers, Tampa and Orlando were cancelled as Hurricane Ian hit Florida. → Read More

The new forms of stalking and what you should know

Legal experts, however, say it is important for people to learn free speech does not mean you have the right to say whatever you want, whenever you want. → Read More

Child care teacher shortage plagues Michigan families

At the Rochester Community Schools Caring Steps Early Childhood Care Center you can see there are children enjoying school. → Read More

US Treasury Secretary visits Ford plant and promotes grants to help you start a business

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen made a stop at the Ford Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn on Thursday. Yellen started the line before talking about President Joe Biden’s economic plan. → Read More

Repairs being done to Macomb County drain to protect integrity of I-94

We told you earlier this month about a drain along I-94 in Roseville where inspectors spotted erosion so severe they warned it had the potential to put the integrity of the interstate at risk. → Read More

University of Michigan Health nurses fight for lower nurse-to-patient ratios

The COVID-19 pandemic has put pressure on nurses across the country, leading to a shortage of nurses that is expected to get worse. → Read More

Wife of man killed at GM Assembly Plant says he lived for her grandchildren

Sheriff Michael Bouchard says deputies got the call at 1:37 a.m. Thursday. When they arrived at the GM Assembly Plant in Orion Twp. they found Gregory Lanier Robertson, 49, unconscious and bleeding. → Read More

Doctors concerned about 'rough fall' as COVID-19 cases increase in Michigan

If you take a look at the data, there are some concerning trends in Michigan right now when it comes to COVID-19. → Read More

Concours d'Elegance will celebrate American car culture in Detroit this year

Concours d'Elegance will celebrate American car culture in Detroit this year with a show at The Detroit Institute of Arts. → Read More

More than one million absentee ballots cast in Michigan's primary election

7 Action News crews observed the counting of local absentee ballots at Huntington Place in Detroit from the media observation area. → Read More

Man released on bond before allegedly killing three people faces arraignment

A man charged with torturing and sexually assaulting his son’s mom Zlayiah Frazier got out after paying ten percent of a $100 thousand dollar bond. He then allegedly went on a killing spree. → Read More

Parents of accused Oxford High shooter ask Court of Appeals to throw out case against them

The parents of the accused Oxford High School shooter are fighting to get their case dismissed. James & Jennifer Crumbley are asking the Michigan Court of Appeals to also rule evidence inadmissible. → Read More

Fallen Detroit Officer Loren Courts remembered as dad, friend & public servant

Officer Loren Courts was a five-year veteran of the Detroit Police Department who lost his life courageously responding to a man with a gun. The man was shooting seemingly randomly in a neighborhood. → Read More

Michigan seniors, retirees facing tough decisions amid inflation

When it comes to the threat of inflation, senior citizens are most at risk of being seriously hurt. “They keep the air conditioner on — I can’t do that,” Carol Wilkinson said. → Read More

3 young children's wild interstate crime spree ended by Monroe County deputies

Call them baby bandits. Investigators say three young children went on a wild interstate crime spree hitting business after business. → Read More

The impact Biden's executive order could have on protecting access to reproductive health care

President Joe Biden signed an executive order he says aims to protect a woman’s access to reproductive healthcare services including abortion. → Read More

How Michigan calculates property taxes and why your bills are rising amid inflation

Property owners are opening their mail boxes and finding property tax bills this month that are bigger than they have been in the past. → Read More

War veteran among those feeling unnerved by trend of mass shootings in America

“It’s absolutely frightening,” said Abraham Anderson of the mass shooting at a 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, after numerous mass shootings this year in America. → Read More

AAA predicts July 4 holiday demand will not send gas prices skyrocketing

AAA estimates that about 1.7 million Michiganders will travel 50 miles or more despite high gas prices, which might lead many to a question whether holiday demand could send prices skyward. → Read More

Pro-Choice supporters respond to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Pro-choice protesters gathered around Michigan. They believe the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade will cost women their lives and give state politicians too much power over women. → Read More