Darren Cunningham, WXYZ Detroit

Darren Cunningham

WXYZ Detroit

Detroit, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Darren:

ShotSpotter expansion vote delayed in Detroit

In the Detroit's 8th and 9th precincts, ShotSpotter technology is already in use. At Tuesday's city council meeting, nearly a hundred people commented on whether it should be expanded. → Read More

'We deserve to live': Town hall meeting targets crime in Detroit

A town hall meeting is happening in Detroit Thursday evening at the Detroit Edison Public School Academy. → Read More

Chess is 'booming' in Detroit and these teens are behind the growth

The game of chess continues to grow in popularity, and amid huge growth before the COVID-19 pandemic, one group is looking to have that growth rebound as things get back to normal. → Read More

Search continues for Detroit barber missing since July

Posters on D Woods Barbershop serve as a constant reminder that David Woodger is still missing and loved ones are still looking for answers. → Read More

Parents of teen involved in Fraser fatal stabbing speak out

"They came in with knives and ski-masks, and they were really trying to kill our kids," Laura Hibbert said. → Read More

Daughter shares insight on father's QAnon obsession, 'spiraling' mental state before shootings

Rebecca Lanis said her father started getting more agitated at normal things and that he often found a way to bring up conspiracy theories and had a fascination with Qanon. → Read More

"We’re still all in disbelief." Friend remembers double homicide victim

“Man, my heart sank. Just a wonderful brotha. So much more than a co-worker. He touched so many lives and touched so many people," Maynard said. → Read More

Survivor of admitted serial killer shares thoughts on plea deal

Admitted serial killer Deangelo Martin faces 45 to 70 years in prison as part of a plea deal he agreed to earlier this week → Read More

Twelve people displaced by Inkster apartment fire

A fire destroyed a building at Heatherwood Apartments in Inkster and displaced a dozen people. Michael Winton said his wife was trapped inside. → Read More

Family 'hurt' after LCA holdout home burns down

The land was in demand as the area came to life within the past decade. The family once listed it for nearly $5 million, but it didn't sell. → Read More

Metro Detroiters deal with scattered storm damage, power outages

A big branch fell onto Kim Gonzales' pickup truck, Wednesday evening. It smashed her back window and potentially put a damper on her upcoming camping trip. → Read More

Neighbors fed up with fires, abandoned homes and react to Detroit firefighter rescue

Residents who live near 7 Mile Road and John R Street say it’s plagued with problems including prostitution, drugs and fires in abandoned homes. → Read More

'I felt appreciated': Good Samaritan steps up after boy's birthday bike stolen in Taylor

Imagine getting a bike for your birthday — your ninth birthday — only for it to come up missing overnight. How would you feel? → Read More

Thieves hit Detroit church, school four times in a week for $10K

White said there's been four break-ins within a week and another attempt thwarted on Saturday by newly hired security. → Read More

Mother pleads for help locating retired Detroit officer; $2,500 reward offered

Crimestoppers is offering a $2,500 reward for information that helps lead to the 41-year-old's whereabouts. → Read More

Boy receives Outstanding Citizenship Award, raised thousands for shelter pets

A young boy from the Downriver community received major recognition this week for raising thousands of dollars to help shelter animals. → Read More

Detroit police investigating 'senseless' killing of DoorDash driver

Detroit police are calling the shooting death a DoorDash driver "a 100% senseless display of violence." The man was killed Saturday night around 8 p.m. on what police say was his first day on the job. → Read More

Local nonprofit providing signs, headphones for people with autism for fireworks

Mimi's Mission is providing yard signs for families with a child with autism which will let neighbors know that someone with autism lives there. Noise-canceling headphones are also available. → Read More

Police chief, councilman talk next steps in controversial shooting targets issue

Tuesday, 7 Action News spoke with a city councilman and the police chief on next steps following shooting targets controversy. → Read More

Vigil held at U of M for pro-choice supporters following SCOTUS abortion ban

Hundreds of people gathered at the University of Michigan for a pro-choice vigil. The crowd held signs that illustrated their frustration with today's Supreme Court ruling that bans abortion. → Read More