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Farmington, MI, United States

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Past articles by Natasha:

Community members hold candlelight vigil in remembrance of murdered young couple

Community members gathered Friday night to honor a young couple gunned down at a Metro Detroit gas station in front of their 9-month-old son on Oct. 18. → Read More

Dina Caringi to be sworn in as Clinton Township’s first female police chief

Clinton Township has a new top cop and it is a real first. Chief Dina Caringi is now the township’s first female police chief. Decades of hard work helped get her to this point. → Read More

Mitch Albom shares perspective on mission work in Haiti after kidnapping of 17 US and Canadian missionaries

Seventeen missionaries including children were kidnapped by a gang in Haiti over the weekend. The group is comprised of 16 Americans and a Canadian. They’re with the Ohio-based organization Christian Aid Ministries. The work the missionaries are doing in Haiti is similar to humanitarian efforts by Detroit’s own Mitch Albom. → Read More

Detroit officers step in to help save marathon runner who went into cardiac arrest

Neighborhood police officers Dario Sharp and Troy Wesley recall the crucial moments they had to spring into action to revive a runner who nearly died at the 2021 Detroit Free Press Marathon. → Read More

Detroit marathon returns to city after in-person race canceled in 2020

In a typical year 26 runners cross the finish line. Last year about 4,000 participated virtually. This weekend 14,000 runners made their way through the Motor City. → Read More

Detroit man charged in Woodward Avenue fatal shooting

Detroit resident Jovin Morice Taylor, 38, has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 34-year-old Lance Sutherland and the assault of a 36-year-old man. Both of the victims are from Detroit. → Read More

Detroit police investigating pedestrian crash that killed man

A man was killed in a crash that happened southbound M-39 north of Plymouth around 5:25 a.m. Sunday. According to Michigan State Police, the driver of a disabled car left his vehicle and was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian then caught fire. → Read More

American Red Cross calls for more blood donations as national shortage continues

In this blood clinic -- aptly called Vampire’s Lair -- there is nothing to fear. One donation can save up to three people. → Read More

Ongoing catalytic converter thefts from vehicles in Monroe County raises concern

Monroe County Sheriff Troy Goodnough would like to make the public aware of the ongoing catalytic converter thefts from vehicles. → Read More

Eastbound I-96 back open after closure following police situation in Detroit

Eastbound I-96 is back open after it was shut down for hours following a police situation. All lanes were closed at Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard in Detroit. → Read More

Former paraprofessional with Madison Heights based Lamphere Public Schools faces child pornography charges

A former paraprofessional is facing charges relating to distributing and receiving child pornography. Some who personally knew the man are now speaking out. → Read More

Michigan redistricting map draws anger from both parties

The process surrounding redrawing Michigan’s political maps has been anything but easy. On Tuesday parties on both sides of the aisle responded. → Read More

Boil water alert issued for Huron Township following large water main break

A boil water alert was issued for Huron Township on Sunday following a large water main break, according to the Huron Township Police Department. → Read More

41-year-old woman killed in Monroe Township pedestrian crash

Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that happened Saturday at 11:46 p.m. on South Dixie Highway north of Tanager Drive in Monroe Township. → Read More

Event venues throughout Metro Detroit step up safety measures as COVID cases continue rising

Date nights during the pandemic have become more difficult due to safety concerns and protocols. → Read More

A look at what Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ plan means for Michigan

With the president coming here to push his Build Back Better Plan there is an important question that needs to be answered. → Read More

Police investigating death of 21-year-old Detroit man

According to Michigan State Police, on Saturday at around 11:50 p.m. Inkster officers were sent to the area of Hazelwood and Center after complaints over gunshots. → Read More

Clintondale Community Schools sends all 8th grade students home after teacher tests positive for COVID

On Tuesday, a school district sent an entire grade level home because of exposure to one teacher. → Read More

Nightside Report Sept. 27, 2021: Ford announces $11.4 billion investment for EV and battery production at new plants, pregnant women targeted with false COVID vaccine information, bipartisan ballot proposal would change how Michigan elects future US presidents

Here are tonight's top stories. → Read More

Detroit police safely recover missing 4-year-old boy

Jammarr Smith, a 4-year-old boy who was taken from his Detroit home, has been recovered safely, police said Sunday evening. → Read More