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  • Michigan's Most Wanted: Search for 3 killers

    Michigan's Most Wanted: Search for 3 killers

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-04-20 23:58:55 GMT
    A special Michigan's Most Wanted. We're looking for the people responsible for three murders. Crime Stoppers will take your call right now at 1-800-SPEAKUP.
    A special Michigan's Most Wanted. We're looking for the people responsible for three murders. Crime Stoppers will take your call right now at 1-800-SPEAKUP.
  • Business owner shot and killed on Detroit's east side

    Business owner shot and killed on Detroit's east side

    Saturday, December 21 2013 11:26 PM EST2013-12-22 04:26:04 GMT
    A business owner was shot and killed Sunday in the parking lot of a gas station on Detroit's east side. Police are looking for suspects.
    A business owner was shot and killed Sunday in the parking lot of a gas station on Detroit's east side. The victim had come from across the street where he owns a business when he was gunned down in his car around 3 o'clock in the afternoon.
  • Double shooting at Detroit party leaves one dead, one critical

    Double shooting at Detroit party leaves one dead, one critical

    Monday, December 9 2013 12:09 AM EST2013-12-09 05:09:51 GMT
    One person is dead, another victim is critically injured after a shooting Sunday afternoon on Detroit's east side. Two men are the latest victims of gun violence in the city.
    One person is dead, another victim is critically injured after a shooting Sunday afternoon on Detroit's east side. Two men are the latest victims of gun violence in the city.
  • Two suspects sought in murder of Cory Reid

    Two suspects sought in murder of Cory Reid

    Saturday, November 23 2013 11:21 PM EST2013-11-24 04:21:30 GMT
    Police are looking for two men believed to have been involved in the shooting death of Cory Reid, 33, of Detroit. He was gunned down in front of his SUV on Hull Street off Nevada Saturday.
    Police are looking for two men believed to have been involved in the shooting death of Cory Reid, 33, of Detroit. He was gunned down in front of his SUV on Hull Street off Nevada Saturday.
  • Rally for justice held for Renisha McBride

    Rally for justice held for Renisha McBride

    Sunday, November 10 2013 12:11 AM EST2013-11-10 05:11:34 GMT
    A rally for justice was held Saturday for 19-year-old shooting victim Renisha McBride. The young woman knocked on a door to ask for help and was shot and killed.
    A rally for justice was held Saturday for 19-year-old shooting victim Renisha McBride. The young woman knocked on a door to ask for help and was shot and killed.
  • Pregnant woman dies, unborn baby saved in Detroit shooting

    Pregnant woman dies, unborn baby saved in Detroit shooting

    Monday, November 4 2013 6:43 AM EST2013-11-04 11:43:51 GMT
    Detroit police are looking for a gunman after two people are shot and killed on Meyers. One of the victims is a woman who was 9-months-pregnant. The baby survived.
    Detroit police are looking for a gunman after two people are shot and killed on Meyers. One of the victims is a woman who was 9-months-pregnant. The baby and a third shooting victim, an elderly man, survived.
  • Two suspects charged with stealing from Wayne State murder victim

    Two suspects charged with stealing from Wayne State murder victim

    Saturday, November 2 2013 10:14 PM EDT2013-11-03 02:14:27 GMT
    The two suspects arrested following the murder of a Wayne State University law student made an appearance before a magistrate Saturday. They're not charged with murder.
    The two suspects arrested following the murder of a Wayne State University law student made an appearance before a magistrate Saturday. They're not charged with murder, but one could face up to life in prison because of his extensive criminal history.
  • Michigan's Most Wanted: Iraq war veteran murdered

    Michigan's Most Wanted: Iraq war veteran murdered

    Saturday, October 5 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-10-06 03:34:30 GMT
    Home on leave from the US Navy, an Iraq war veteran is gunned down on the streets of Detroit. Now here's a $20,000 reward. It's Fox 2 and CrimeStoppers Michigan's Most Wanted.
    Home on leave from the US Navy, an Iraq war veteran is gunned down on the streets of Detroit. Now here's a $20,000 reward. It's Fox 2 and CrimeStoppers Michigan's Most Wanted.
  • Hundreds attend Detroit police chief's "Call to Action"

    Hundreds attend Detroit police chief's "Call to Action"

    Saturday, October 5 2013 7:55 PM EDT2013-10-05 23:55:06 GMT
    Hundreds of people turned out Saturday for a "Call to Action" from Detroit Police Chief James Craig. He's asking Detroiters to get involved and help fight crime.
    Hundreds of people turned out Saturday for a "Call to Action" from Detroit Police Chief James Craig. He's asking Detroiters to get involved and help fight crime in a city that has one of the highest crime rates in the nation.
  • Michigan's Most Wanted: Lawrence Dryden murder

    Michigan's Most Wanted: Lawrence Dryden murder

    Sunday, September 29 2013 6:02 PM EDT2013-09-29 22:02:11 GMT
    He thought he was doing the right thing by stepping up to help a friend who was being robbed. Sadly, it cost him his life. Who killed Lawrence Dryden or "Big L?"
    He thought he was doing the right thing by stepping up to help a friend who was being robbed. Sadly, it cost him his life. Who killed Lawrence Dryden or "Big L?" His killer is this week's Michigan's Most Wanted.
  • Candlelight vigil held following deadly shooting in Detroit

    Candlelight vigil held following deadly shooting in Detroit

    Monday, August 26 2013 12:41 AM EDT2013-08-26 04:41:48 GMT
    Gun violence claims more victims in Detroit. Sunday, police were investigating two more deadly shootings on the city's east side.
    Gun violence claims more victims in Detroit. Sunday, police were investigating two more deadly shootings on the city's east side.
  • Detroit police use crime stats to target hot spots for violence

    Detroit police use crime stats to target hot spots for violence

    Saturday, August 17 2013 11:28 PM EDT2013-08-18 03:28:21 GMT
    Detroit's Police Chief James Craig was on the job Saturday night. An uptick in shootings has police cracking down on crime ridden neighborhoods. The department is using crime statistics to target problem areas.
    Detroit's Police Chief James Craig was on the job Saturday night. An uptick in shootings has police cracking down on crime ridden neighborhoods. The department is using crime statistics to target problem areas.
  • Father shot and killed inside his home on Detroit's east side

    Father shot and killed inside his home on Detroit's east side

    Friday, April 26 2013 11:09 PM EDT2013-04-27 03:09:11 GMT
    Detroit Police are working to solve another brutal crime in the city.  47-year-old Kevin Watson was gunned down in his own home on the 5900 block of Lodewyck Thursday night.
    Detroit Police are working to solve another brutal crime in the city.  47-year-old Kevin Watson was gunned down in his own home on the 5900 block of Lodewyck Thursday night.
  • Search for Corktown Inn murder suspect

    Search for Corktown Inn murder suspect

    Monday, April 22 2013 6:11 PM EDT2013-04-22 22:11:11 GMT
    There are 30 security cameras inside the Corktown Inn watching every nook and cranny.  It is how police obtained a photo of a man wanted for murdering a 21-year-old woman around 8:30 a.m. Friday.
    There are 30 security cameras inside the Corktown Inn watching every nook and cranny.  It is how police obtained a photo of a man wanted for murdering a 21-year-old woman around 8:30 a.m. Friday.
  • 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting on Detroit's west side

    1 dead, 1 injured in shooting on Detroit's west side

    Friday, January 11 2013 5:33 PM EST2013-01-11 22:33:02 GMT
    An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Friday in a house on Detroit's west side.  A 20-year-old man was also shot, but was still alive when police arrived and transported to the hospital.
    An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Friday in a house on Detroit's west side.  A 20-year-old man was also shot, but was still alive when police arrived and transported to the hospital.
  • Man's body found wrapped in plastic inside Detroit home

    Man's body found wrapped in plastic inside Detroit home

    Friday, January 11 2013 1:44 PM EST2013-01-11 18:44:21 GMT
    The body of a man wrapped in plastic was found Thursday afternoon in the basement of a home on Detroit's west side. An autopsy is expected to determine the cause of death.
    The body of a man wrapped in plastic was found Thursday afternoon in the basement of a home on Detroit's west side. An autopsy is expected to determine the cause of death.
  • Sailor, 24, shot and killed on Detroit's west side

    Sailor, 24, shot and killed on Detroit's west side

    Monday, January 7 2013 2:24 PM EST2013-01-07 19:24:57 GMT
    24 years old and just back from serving our country, Petty Officer Terrence Hill, Junior was shot and killed on Detroit's west side.
    24 years old and just back from serving our country, Petty Officer Terrence Hill, Junior was shot and killed on Detroit's west side, murdered during an attempted robbery outside of his girlfriend's home on Manor Street just off of Seven Mile.
  • Detroit police special units could be disbanded

    Detroit police special units could be disbanded

    Saturday, January 5 2013 8:17 PM EST2013-01-06 01:17:58 GMT
    As violence continues to soar in the city, Fox 2 has learned several Detroit special police units who work to get guns off the street could be disbanded. Changed could impact the gang quad and other special units.
    As violence continues to soar in the city, Fox 2 has learned several Detroit special police units who work to get guns off the street could be disbanded. Changed could impact the gang quad and other special units.
  • Teen shot and killed during armed robbery

    Teen shot and killed during armed robbery

    Saturday, January 5 2013 8:13 PM EST2013-01-06 01:13:55 GMT
    A teenager is shot and killed over a leather jacket. It's the latest in a string of armed robberies in Detroit that have left young people dead. We talked to the victim's mother.
    A teenager is shot and killed over a leather jacket. It's the latest in a string of armed robberies in Detroit that have left young people dead. We talked to the victim's mother.
  • Detroit college student, 18, fatally shot in front of his younger brother

    Detroit college student, 18, fatally shot in front of his younger brother

    Friday, January 4 2013 11:01 PM EST2013-01-05 04:01:45 GMT
    True Whitsey was an honor student planning to study corporate law in college.  He was supposed to go back to school this weekend.  Instead, he was shot and killed on Detroit's west side.
    True Whitsey was an honor student planning to study corporate law in college.  He was supposed to go back to school this weekend.  Instead, he was shot and killed on Detroit's west side.
  • 2 shot, cab driver killed on Detroit's west side

    2 shot, cab driver killed on Detroit's west side

    Thursday, January 3 2013 7:38 PM EST2013-01-04 00:38:24 GMT
    A manhunt is on after a cab driver was shot and killed on Detroit's west side.  A woman inside the car was also shot and is in critical condition.
    A manhunt is on after a cab driver was shot and killed on Detroit's west side.  A woman inside the car was also shot and is in critical condition.
  • Woman found dead inside car parked outside Detroit grocery store

    Woman found dead inside car parked outside Detroit grocery store

    Thursday, January 3 2013 4:11 PM EST2013-01-03 21:11:50 GMT
    For days, the same car sat parked outside a Detroit store.  Police made a disturbing discovery inside that car -- a woman's body.
    For days, the same car sat parked outside a Detroit store.  Police made a disturbing discovery inside that car -- a woman's body.
  • Detroit's first homicide of 2013 justifiable?

    Detroit's first homicide of 2013 justifiable?

    Wednesday, January 2 2013 5:23 PM EST2013-01-02 22:23:02 GMT
    Detroit's first homicide of the New Year could be justifiable.  A young woman told police a gunman was trying to rape her, but she was the one who ended up with the weapon.
    Detroit's first homicide of the New Year could be justifiable.  A young woman told police a gunman was trying to rape her, but she was the one who ended up with the weapon.
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