Cara Ball, WXYZ Detroit

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WXYZ Detroit

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Past articles by Cara:

Detroit People Mover reopening postponed due to recent heavy rain

The Detroit People Mover, located in downtown Detroit, was tentatively scheduled to reopen starting Sept. 3. → Read More

Detroit's Dutch Girl Donuts temporarily closes due to staffing shortage

Dutch Girl Donuts on Woodward Avenue in Detroit is closing temporarily because of staffing. → Read More

Dearborn police searching for 'armed and extremely dangerous' suspect in man's death

The Dearborn Police Department is searching for Ronald Deshawn Yarbrough, 24, accused in the shooting death of a 31-year-old man. → Read More

State police investigating deadly, multi-semi crash on eastbound M-14 in Washtenaw County

Michigan State Police are investigating a deadly crash involving four semi-trucks along eastbound M-14 in Washtenaw County. → Read More

Detroit probationary officer resigns amid investigation into Greektown assault on video

A Detroit probationary officer has resigned from the department amid an investigation into a man being punched on camera in Greektown. → Read More

Police: Romulus renter allegedly shoots contractor during dispute

Police are investigating a shooting in metro Detroit that left a contractor hospitalized. → Read More

Taylor officer facing assault charges after allegedly punching Southfield man

Taylor police officer Tyler Peake, 23, has been charged in Wayne County for allegedly assaulting a Southfield man on April 1. → Read More

Dragster to remain closed through 2021 season after woman injured by falling metal

Cedar Point's Top Thrill Dragster will remain closed for the remainder of the 2021 season after a woman was injured over the weekend when a metal object fell from the roller coaster. → Read More

Public health advisory issued for Wayne County ahead of new school year

A new public health advisory has been issued for Wayne County K through 12 schools, both public and private. → Read More

Former Detroit Lions player charged in wrong-way driving crash

Alexander Brown, 24, has been charged in a non-fatal, wrong-way driving crash that occurred on I-75 in Detroit Sunday morning. → Read More

Meijer pharmacies now offering third COVID dose

Meijer joins Walgreens and CVS in offering a third COVID-19 vaccine dose to immunocompromised patients, the company announced Monday. → Read More

DPSCD implements indoor mask policy for all, optional mask-wearing outdoors

The Detroit Public Schools Community District released its fall 2021 reopening plan, outlining policies in place amid the pandemic and growing infection rates due to the Delta variant. → Read More

MDHHS Director: No plans for restrictions; getting people vaccinated is 'best tool to end' pandemic

Michigan COVID cases have been rising slightly, with daily cases averaging more than 900. Growing concerns over the Delta variant have sparked debates on masks, especially for children and teens headed into the new school year. → Read More

Vendor applications now being accepted for downtown Detroit holiday markets

The Downtown Detroit Markets are now accepting vendor applications for the 2021 holiday season. → Read More

Pop-up exhibit to feature items from the Aretha Franklin biopic 'RESPECT'

The Detroit Historical Museum will be featuring items from the movie "RESPECT," based on the life of Aretha Franklin. The Motor City Music gallery will have on display garments worn by Jennifer Hudson, who portrays Franklin in the movie releasing in theaters Aug. 13. → Read More

Wayne, Washtenaw residents affected by June flood can apply for food assistance

If you live in Wayne or Washtenaw and have been impacted by June floods you could qualify for a one-time food assistance payment. → Read More

Young sisters missing from Detroit home since Aug. 6

Two Detroit sisters, ages 12 and 14, haven't been seen by their family since leaving home on Friday Aug. 6, police say. → Read More

Family offering reward leading to safe return of missing 13-year-old Za'Ria Wojtylko

The family of 13-year-old Za'Ria Wojtylko, who has been missing since Aug. 3, is asking for the public's help locating her. → Read More

Here are the Michigan counties included in the extended eviction moratorium

The Biden administration and CDC announced Tuesday that the eviction moratorium would extend for an additional 60 days. This moratorium is for cities where there high and substantial increases in COVID-19 infections. → Read More

Michigan has 5th highest child COVID cases in the country, data shows

Michigan has the fifth-highest number of cumulative COVID-19 cases among children, according to data reported from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). → Read More