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Simon Shaykhet

FOX 17

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Recent:
  • FOX 17
  • WXYZ Detroit
Past:
  • 10 News San Diego
  • ABC 13 Las Vegas
  • News 5 Cleveland
  • 41 Action News
  • WPTV
  • TODAY'S TMJ4
  • 2 Works for You
  • 23ABC News

Recent articles by Simon:

'Such a blessing': Pontiac nonprofit gathers coats and toys for kids

A massive donation effort is underway to help kids receive warm clothes and toys in time for the holiday season. → Read More

'They’re going to struggle.' National Adderall shortage worrying Michigan students with prescriptions

An alarming national shortage of a commonly used prescription drug to treat ADHD comes as students are now back in class, and experts warn there could be further challenges impacting learning. → Read More

West Bloomfield Township reviews proposal for Tesla gallery

Carmaker Tesla is setting its sights on a new gallery in the heart of West Bloomfield. The former Barnes & Knoble on Orchard Lake Rd. near 15 Mile Rd has been vacant for years. → Read More

Inkster apartment complex without power draws criticism

Seniors living at Thompson Tower apartments in Inkster say a single generator barely powers more than one elevator and some minimal lighting. → Read More

'Happy-go-lucky girl': Monroe teen being remembered after death following storm

A heartbroken family is opening up after the death of a 14-year-old girl who came into contact with a downed power line. → Read More

MSU makes several safety upgrades, including fencing, after death of Brendan Santo

Michigan State University is taking steps to improve campus safety before the start of the new school year. → Read More

What place do cell phones have in the classroom?

When it comes to cell phones, the technology is being used more and more in the classroom. Now, we’re looking closer at how school districts are approaching the topic and what’s being encouraged. → Read More

Security measures could lead to further delays in November election

New upgrades to election security standards by the Secretary of State are causing some lengthier wait times for reporting of results, a trend likely to repeat or worsen in November. → Read More

MSP to target dangerous driving on I-75 from Monroe to Sault Ste. Marie

Preventing deadly highway crashes is the goal of a new campaign Michigan State Police is launching this weekend. → Read More

Alarming increase: Rise in domestic violence cases prompts Michigan survivor to take action

In metro Detroit, the pain is being felt by families coping with tragedy. Experts say instances of deadly domestic violence are increasing at an alarming rate. → Read More

Law enforcement cracking down on speeding in Harper Woods

On the streets of Harper Woods, police have been asking for help to put a stop to this dangerous driving. → Read More

Mother of student who survived Oxford school shooting files federal lawsuit

The mother of an Oxford High School shooting survivor has filed a federal lawsuit against the school for failing to protect her 14-year-old daughter. → Read More

Warren Police say gas prices lead to more people running out of fuel

It’s a troubling trend tied to rising gas prices. Warren Police are warning of more and more drivers simply running out of fuel on the roadway. → Read More

Call to prayer held in Dearborn Heights for victims of violence

It is an urgent call to prayer for all of those touched by senseless acts of violence including mass shootings. → Read More

Memorial bench to be replaced after family speaks out & 7 Action News takes action

A heartbroken family has spoken out about a missing memorial honoring their 20-year-old son and brother from Ypsilanti, killed in a crash eight years ago. A special bench and plaque were marked to remember him until recently. → Read More

Family wants justice for 12-year-old Belle Isle hit-and-run victim, hospitalized sister

A hit-and-run driver who took the life of a young girl at Belle Isle Park on Memorial Day and left her sister hospitalized remains in custody as Michigan State Police continues its investigation. → Read More

Parents, police concentrate on water safety in wake of metro parks drowning

Water safety is the top concern for families visiting metro parks, just a day after a 6-year-old girl from Detroit drowned at a beach inside Kensington Metro Park. → Read More

Tornado destroys homes, businesses in Gaylord; community comes together

Two people have died and 44 remain injured in the hospital following a powerful tornado that devastated Gaylord on Friday. → Read More

Graduates of drug and mental health court programs celebrate second chance

In Wayne County, an alternative to jail for those accused of crime has made all the difference. The focus being on treating substances misuse, mental health challenges and more. → Read More

Next-door shootout: Taylor woman says police shooting left her with thousands in damage

Jamilya Colger is a single mother to two kids, ages 10 and 4. She says she was living at The Ponds apartment complex in Taylor when suddenly gunfire broke out causing major damage. → Read More