Jim Kiertzner, WXYZ Detroit

Jim Kiertzner

WXYZ Detroit

Detroit, MI, United States

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Past articles by Jim:

What is Shotspotter, and can expanding the technology help shooting response in Detroit?

The mayor is proposing using $7 million in COVID-19 relief money to expand it to 28 square miles. But there is opposition on the Detroit City Council. → Read More

'Finding Nicole': New film sheds light on the dangers of domestic violence

One continuing story we’ve followed here on 7 Action News has been documented in a book called “Finding Nicole.” → Read More

Redundancy is keeping water flowing in compromised Great Lakes Water Authority system

One-third of the Great Lakes Water Authority system is offline with a 10-foot water transmission line break in St. Clair County from over the weekend. → Read More

'We know there's more victims.' Former educator, dean charged with criminal sexual conduct

Eugene Pratt, 57, is charged with one count of First Degree CSC involving a former adult high school GED student in 2013. He faces up to life in prison if convicted. → Read More

Names released in case of Macomb Twp. mysterious deaths; medical examiner results could take several months

We have new information on the mystery deaths of a mother and daughter found in their home earlier this month in Macomb Township. → Read More

New evidence in the Oxford School shooting has now led to an Oxford outrage

Tom Donnelly added fuel to the fire by criticizing parents of victims saying they are trying to divide the community by taking events during the shooting out of context and going public. → Read More

Special car gifted to son of fallen Detroit police Officer Loren Courts

The son of fallen Detroit Police Department Officer Loren Courts has been given the keys to a very special car donated by a local dealership. → Read More

Rebuilding trust a priority at UAW convention in Detroit after federal corruption cases

The future of the United Auto Workers union is riding on the next three days here in the Motor City. The constitutional convention held every 4 years is underway, today through Thursday. → Read More

Trump endorsement very much a wild card before the primary

Brand new drama in the Republican Primary race for Governor. An endorsement from former President Donald Trump could be a game-changer with two and a half weeks to go. But it may not be happening. → Read More

New details released after 49-year-old woman shot, killed in Ray Township

New information has emerged about the shootout and murder in Ray Township that started late Wednesday night. → Read More

Oxford school board president: Community has every right to be upset after shooting

The school board president is talking for the first time exclusively to 7 Action News since the Nov. 30, 2021 shooting that killed four students and injured seven others, including a teacher. → Read More

High stakes vote set on Dan Gilbert's Detroit Hudson’s 'legacy'

It could all come down to a vote by the Detroit City Council tomorrow on whether to approve a $60 million tax break over ten years for the Hudson’s project in the heart of downtown. → Read More

Students, teachers at Oxford High School end school year

In Oxford, the school year is over. It’s time to decompress, like more than ever! → Read More

Emotions, politics boil over ahead of Oxford student march about gun violence

Gun violence is on everyone’s mind after the recent deadly Texas school shooting, and it remains very emotional in Oxford. It’s been 6 months since the mass shooting inside Oxford High School when a gunman killed four students, and injured seven including a teacher. → Read More

Feds and Detroit team up against summer gun violence

Another summer surge of gun violence is expected in Detroit. The feds and Detroit Police are teaming up for Project Safe Neighborhoods targeting hot spots in the 8th and 9th Police Precincts. → Read More

Eric Smith aide takes plea deal, agrees to testify against former Macomb County Prosecutor

A plea deal has been made in one of two remaining corruption cases inside the former Macomb County Prosecutor's Office. → Read More

Missed warning signs: Your eyes and ears can help prevent school shootings

We’ve been hearing this for years: If you see something, say something. Now more than ever, we’re learning about missed warning signs in school shootings including in Texas this week and in Oxford six months later. → Read More

They continue to serve veterans; here's how you can connect

Patrick Daniels has a tough time walking. He has diabetes, bad kidneys and post-traumatic stress disorder and is missing a foot. → Read More

Hot cars, hot targets: Police fight to curb Dodge Charger thefts

Local police agencies are working to curb the thefts of hot cars across metro Detroit. → Read More

Oxford school leaders criticized for 'limited' third-party review after mass shooting

Tuesday night, the Oxford Community Schools board will discuss hiring a consultant to look at safety procedures nearly six months after the mass shooting at the high school on Nov. 30. → Read More