Micah Walker, Detroit Free Press

Micah Walker

Detroit Free Press

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Recent articles by Micah:

Uranium-contaminated site in Detroit was part of Manhattan Project

The site played a major role in World War II, as it was subcontracted in the 1940s to build the world’s first atomic bomb. → Read More

Salvation Army red kettle stolen at Roseville Walmart

A red kettle was stationed outside the Walmart located at 28804 Gratiot Ave. when it was swiped around 6 p.m. Thursday. → Read More

Wayne Kids Win! collects 90K signatures for after-school program millage

Campaign committee Wayne Kids Win! delivered close to 90,000 signatures to the county clerk's office in time to be considered on the 2020 ballot. → Read More

KFC employee in Birch Run, Grand Blanc diagnosed with hepatitis A

A food service worker who was employed at KFC restaurants in Birch Run and Grand Blanc has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. → Read More

Driver dead after vehicle hits pole, catches fire in Washington Twp.

At 10 a.m., deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash on Van Dyke (M-53) and 26 Mile Road, where they saw the car was on fire. → Read More

Hundreds wait in line for first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales

Michigan logged its first day of recreational marijuana sales Sunday, attracting long lines to three shops in Ann Arbor. → Read More

Suspected drunk driver runs off road, crashes into house in Roseville

The driver was traveling eastbound on I-94 near Little Mack Avenue when he lost control, causing him to run off the roadway and hit an occupied home. → Read More

Study: More than half of Americans use unsanitary cooking practices

A Water Quality and Heath Council study revealed that 1 in 3 Americans are concerned about getting food poisoning due to someone else's poor hygiene. → Read More

Man hospitalized after rollover crash in Monroe County

The vehicle drove into a ditch, where it hit a driveway culvert and went airborne. → Read More

Michigan man dies in rollover crash after striking deer in Lapeer County

Ronald Romanowski was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer north on Silverwood Road when he struck a deer. → Read More

1 dead, 6 people injured in multiple shootings in Detroit, Warren

The first shooting happened around 10:50 a.m. on the 15300 block of Manor Street near Meyers and Fenkell on Detroit's west side, said Detroit police. → Read More

Viewings, funeral set for fallen Detroit police officer Rasheen McClain

Two public viewings and a funeral service will soon be held for Detroit Police Officer Rasheen McClain, who was fatally shot Wednesday. → Read More

Carcass of second bull elk left in woods by northern Michigan poachers

The elk’s antlers had five points on one side and three on the other. → Read More

MSP trooper pulls over man in banana car, gives him $20

A state trooper checked out the vehicle. When he gave back Braithwaite's driver's license, a $20 bill was wrapped around it. → Read More

Police: 3-year-old critically shot after finding loaded gun in Lincoln Park home

Officers were called to the area of Dix Highway and Capital Avenue Tuesday on a report of a child shot. → Read More

Southfield woman charged in murder of pregnant U-M Dearborn student

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged 24-year-old Gabrielle Brantley Thursday for the homicide of Kabria Arnold. → Read More

Slain Detroit police officer 'loved, loved, loved' his job

Detroit police Officer Rasheen McClain was shot and killed Wednesday night while responding to a 911 call about a break-in at a house. → Read More

Operation Santa offers opportunity to help those in need this Christmas

The agency kicked off its Operation Santa initiative Monday, where needy children and families nationwide can send in letters to "Santa." → Read More

Demolition begins for Historic Saturday Night building in downtown Detroit

The soon-to-be empty space will make room for 12 parking spaces at the nearby Fort Shelby Hotel. → Read More

DNR seeks information after bull elk killed in northern Michigan

A large, bull elk carcass was located near Ford Lake Road, east of Vanderbilt in Ostego County. → Read More