Darren Cunningham, WXYZ Detroit

Darren Cunningham

WXYZ Detroit

Detroit, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Darren:

Worker shortage impacts Wayne County government, 25% of jobs vacant

Wayne County leaders say there are 1,000 job vacancies in county government, while the budget is able to cover 4,000 total jobs needed to function smoothly. → Read More

Snow removal companies prepare for latest anticipated snowstorm

For Nate Cole, 15 years in the snow removal business has taught him a lot. He said he's built 4 Seasons Lawn Care and Snow Removal little by little. → Read More

Judge promises decision in Van Gogh painting case 'sooner rather than later'

The dispute over a painting at the center of an ownership debate made its debut in federal court today. The judge didn't make a decision. → Read More

CDC: Childhood vaccination rates drop second year in row

For the second year in a row, the percentage of children vaccinated for measles, mumps, and rubella dropped. → Read More

Detroiter seeks justice after dozens of bullets pierce home

A homeowner on Detroit's east side is seeking justice after dozens of rounds of gunfire penetrated his home. → Read More

Food prices increase in latest CPI report

The numbers published by the Department of Labor for the month of December show food prices rose .3 percent. It's the smallest monthly increase since March of 2021. → Read More

Community stepping up to help nonprofit for at-risk mothers after flooding

The community has been stepping up to help Gianna House in Eastpointe after a pipe burst caused flood damage. It happened in the early morning hours of Dec. 26. → Read More

Police seek tips in Detroit drive-by shooting that killed teen, injured child

A 16-year-old girl died in what Detroit police believe was a drive-by shooting, Friday morning. Police look to identify more witnesses. → Read More

Quickly starting CPR is critical in cardiac arrests

When CPR is performed during a cardiac arrest, Cardiologist Dr. Brian O'Neil said, "You’re maintaining blood flow to the heart itself." → Read More

Oakland County Sheriff's Office seeks public's help identifying fatal hit and run driver

The sheriff's office said someone hit and killed Benjamin Kable, 22, of Shelby Township. Authorities are seeking the public's help with figuring out who was behind the wheel. → Read More

Where homeless, vulnerable population can go to warm up during frigid temperates

The winter weather makes this time of year much more difficult for people experiencing homelessness. Warming centers and temporary shelters are open throughout metro Detroit. → Read More

Oprah's latest 'favorites' include Midnight Scoop and Midnight Slice, created by local entrepreneur

Michael Chou is the inventor of Midnight Scoop and Midnight Slice. The Midnight Kitchen Tools are an ergonomic, wrist-friendly way to scoop ice cream and cut pizza. → Read More

Fewer Michigan hunters leading to higher deer population. The impact could be drastic.

Firearm deer hunting season kicks off Tuesday, but there are fewer and fewer hunters every year, which could be causing a problem for the state. → Read More

Paying it forward: Veteran uses donated vehicle to drive veterans to appointments

August 15, 2004, US Marine Richard Silva recalls the day his base in Iraq came under attack by an IED at a tactical checkpoint. His friend, fellow Marine Jeffrey Perez had just relieved him. → Read More

Metro Detroit restaurants dealing with nationwide lettuce shortage, price spike

A nationwide lettuce shortage has caused the price to soar. You may have noticed at the grocery store. Metro Detroit restaurants report feeling the pinch. → Read More

Police: Rental hall shut down for operating illegally, weekend shootings

On Monday, the city of Detroit shut down The Black Door rental hall on East Warren Avenue. The owner is accused of operating it illegally. → Read More

Suspect dead, victim hospitalized after 13-hour standoff with DPD

A suspect is dead and a woman is in the hospital after the man allegedly assaulted her for several hours. The thirteen hour standoff ended when Detroit police shot the suspect who they say raised... → Read More

'There’s so much anger.' What's driving road rage in Michigan and how to avoid it

Incidents of road rage in Michigan aren't slowing down. In fact, Michigan State Police says it's a constant problem. → Read More

Teen suing Warren Police Department for $20M, alleging excessive force

“One of these officers punches Tyler in the face and head nine times, stops and then hits him again," the attorney explained. → Read More

Crews repairing railroad overnight; Friday 'everything should be back to normal'

Crews continue to repair train tracks in Warren Thursday night after an early morning train derailment. It happened at 7:30 a.m. near 9 Mile and Stephens Road. → Read More