FOX 2 problem solver Rob Wolchek makes his annual visit to a high school that uses his stories as learning tools.
Do teachers have a right to supervise and control the food their students are eating? Plus, what's the right way for neighbors and homeowners to deter criminals? More>>
Within hours after FOX 2 shared a family's story about a relentless stranger sending lewd messages and videos to their 10-year-old daughter via an app, several more families have contacted FOX 2 saying the same thing happened to them.
A mother says her preschooler found something dangerous inside her Easter egg.
Ferndale police are asking for the public's help locating a suspect after an armed robbery was committed at a doctor's office. He is also wanted for other dangerous crimes.
A car drove into a Dairy Queen-Orange Julius shop late Thursday afternoon.
A special needs student is recovering after his family believes he was physically abused by a staff member at school.
A benefit is planned for the family of an elementary school student who died after being hit by a vehicle during morning drop-off. More>>
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has made his re-election bid official. How many signatures he collected and what he's fired up about tonight. More>>
An international automotive company is investing $15.3 million to expand its business in Oakland County, creating more than 100 full-time jobs.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has made his re-election bid official by turning in more than 26,000 signatures from all 83 counties to election officials. More>>
Jimmy Buffett will take the stage once again this summer at Detroit's Comerica Park. Olympia Entertainment announced Thursday that Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will play one night only on Saturday, July 26 with special guest John Fogerty. More>>
The U.S. Coast Guard says the body of a missing boater has been found in Lake Erie and they're continuing to search for three others off the Ohio shoreline. More>>
Detroit police say a break-in suspect who was shot by homeowner has died after crashing a getaway vehicle into a nearby home on the city's west side.
DTE Energy crews have installed smart meters, or advanced meters, on 1.5 million homes across Michigan. The new meters are an advancement in technology and can be read remotely by radio signals, but some homeowners say the meters are intrusive and dangerous.
A judge has ordered the city of Detroit and the suburbs to further explore the creation of a regional water department. More>>
A new version of the Detroit Electronic Music Festival is being shelved for this year amid plans to bring back the event in 2015.
Officials say demolition work of the nonprofit Detroit Blight Authority is being consolidated under city-run efforts to tear down dangerous buildings. More>>
A Michigan judge goes off after a convicted killer mocked her victim's family during sentencing on Wednesday. Find out what made Judge John McBain say "I hope you die in prison."
An 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players, coaches and many more beyond the hardwood is to be honored by thousands of her closest friends at a memorial service in East Lansing.
A Detroit crime fighter doesn't use a gun. Instead, he uses his cell phone and his voice to scare away suspected thieves. More>>
A 16-year-old Detroit boy is due back in juvenile court on assault and ethnic intimidation charges in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist. More>>
A Detroit man found and retrieved his stolen car from an impound lot, only to have it impounded again weeks later by error.
A father and mother say a man preyed on their young daughter via a popular phone app, despite being told several times not to make further contact.
Former "Howard Stern Show" co-host Artie Lange is in town for an extended stay, but the circumstances are a little puzzling. Lange posted on his Twitter page this week he's been hospitalized "outside Detroit" after going into diabetic shock. More>>
Parents of students at T. Dale Cooke Elementary school in Detroit say the principal is enforcing students to eat healthy in the wrong way. More>>
Is Freedom of Religion the same concept as Freedom from Religion? That's the debate one Warren resident is raising at City Hall.
General Motors says it will ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims involving conduct before its 2009 bankruptcy. More>>
A heroin epidemic is spreading across metro Detroit communities. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says cases are up more than 300 percent from last year, and that appears to be the trend everywhere.
A spokesperson for Detroit Public Schools announced Wednesday afternoon Jayru Campbell has been readmitted to Cass Tech.
A woman is in custody after the FBI believes she robbed multiple banks across metro Detroit.
The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees, key deals that could accelerate the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, officials said Tuesday. More>>
Pressure is building for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions after the bankrupt city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group. More>>
Detroit high school student Brooke Kimbrough, along with the pro-affirmative action group By Any Means Necessary, staged a protest Tuesday to demand more diversity at the University of Michigan. More>>
The University of Michigan says it's working to boost black enrollment, which has dropped to 4.7 percent since state residents voted to ban consideration of race in admissions. More>>
Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building. More>>
Detroit government, development and philanthropic leaders have launched a grant program intended to help boost small businesses in the city and the two communities it surrounds. More>>
A taxi driver was carjacked and robbed at gunpoint by a customer who had his young daughter with him.
A surgeon has created a new ear for a Michigan girl whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby.
A restaurant in Taylor was packed Tuesday evening during a fundraiser for the family of Chelsea Small, the employee who was found murdered in November at a check cashing store in Taylor. More>>
Police have executed a search warrant at a Metro PCS store in Detroit after a fiery dispute between an employee and a customer was captured on cell phone video. More>>
A 67-year-old man from Taylor is accused of sexually assaulting four female victims who range in age from 13 to 15 years old.
A man charged with arranging the murder of his wife at their suburban Detroit home has a new lawyer. More>>
A police officer from Windsor, Ontario is accused of having drugs in his possession as he attempted to cross the Ambassador Bridge into the United States.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra spoke with industry insiders this week ahead of the auto show in New York. More>>
A man is recovering in the hospital after what police say appears to be an intentional hit-and-run.
The Detroit Tigers have postponed tonight's game against the Cleveland Indians, due to snow. No make up date has been set. More>>
The city of Detroit has reached a deal with retired police officers and firefighters that would preserve current pensions. More>>
A spring storm that's left roads slippery across Michigan has shattered Detroit's seasonal snowfall record. As of Tuesday morning, the seasonal total reached 94.8 inches, breaking the previous record of 93.6 inches set back in the winter of 1880-81.
A HazMat team has been called to the Royal Oak police headquarters after sources say a suspicious white powder was discovered Tuesday morning on the building's second floor.
Authorities say two firefighters were in stable condition after being injured while working to put out a barn fire in Livingston County. More>>
A judge is expected to order life sentences for James Brown, a Sterling Heights man convicted of killing four women whom he met through Backpage.com, an online escort site. More>>
A judge is being asked to call a time-out in a lawsuit that challenges a Michigan law banning same-sex benefits in public schools and local governments. More>>
Authorities are searching for a man who disappeared while fishing on Lake St. Clair.
Hundreds of Detroit police officers and firefighters say they plan to retire immediately if they are forced to take a greater wage cut.
A second grader at an elementary school in southeast Michigan died after being hit by a vehicle during morning drop-off, officials say.
A daughter found her mother dead inside their Detroit home, police say.
Officials have launched a new auction website to help sell Detroit-owned houses as part of an effort to fight blight. More>>
Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, continues his lengthy recovery after waking from a coma on Friday. Utash had been in a medically induced coma for days following the April 2 incident on Detroit's east side.His son, Joseph Utash, tells FOX 2's Amy Lange his father has moments of clarity, along with moments of confusion. Joseph says his father is confused about where he works, among other things... More>>
Michigan's largest utilities say their crews are fighting wind and rain to restore power in the aftermath of three days of storms that have blacked out about 260,000 homes and businesses. More>>
Detroit Free Press columnist Stephen Henderson has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his commentary on the city's financial crisis. More>>
It may be mild now, but big changes are coming over the next 48 hours. The Weather Authority says temperatures will begin to fall overnight as snow moves into the area by morning. Some areas could see around an inch of accumulation. More>>
Have a look at viewer photos and images captured by FOX 2 after a power line of storms moved through Lake Orion on Saturday night.The storm knocked down trees and power lines and left thousands without power. More>>
General Motors is replacing its chiefs of communications and human resources. The company says communications head Selim Bingol and human resources chief Melissa Howell are leaving GM to pursue other interests. More>>
Tickets for a special concert in Detroit featuring director Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams sold out in record time. More>>
Police say a 19-year-old man has died from injuries he sustained in a gang shooting outside a Detroit high school. More>>
There was profanity, racial slurs and an AR-15 rifle. A fiery confrontation at a Metro PCS store in Detroit had it all. More>>
Police are investigating a motorcycle accident that claimed the life of a 34-year-old Detroit resident. More>>
Police say a child found wandering the streets alone on Detroit's east side has been reunited with family. More>>
Mayor Mike Duggan and the Detroit Land Bank Authority on Monday afternoon plan to announce a new auction website that's designed to get homes into the hands of people who will quickly fix them More>>
The American Civil Liberties Union says it's filing a lawsuit to enforce the legal rights of about 300 same-sex couples who were married during a one-day window between separate federal court decisions. More>>
The Detroit Pistons have decided not to renew Joe Dumars' contract as president of basketball operations, a person familiar with the situation said Sunday. More>>
He represents Trayvon Martin's family and Benjamin Crump will join us with why he thinks Michigan's gun laws are fostering vigilante justice. Plus, the new effort to force the DIA to sell its art to pay retiree pensions. And would short changing retirees lead to more crime in Detroit? More>>
Hail, wind, lightning and rain resulted in damage and downed power lines Saturday in parts of southeast Michigan. Clarkston, Macomb, Chesterfield, Lake Orion and New Baltimore are some of the hardest hit areas. More>>
A quick hearing was held Saturday at the juvenile detention facility for yet another suspect allegedly involved in the brutal beating of Steven Utash. This time, it was a 16 year old who politely addressed the court at one point asking for a tissue because his hands were sweaty. More>>
The family of Adaisha Miller has posted an online petition asking Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy to re-open Miller's case. She was killed by a bullet from a police officer's gun; no charges were ever filed. More>>
A teen riding her bicycle was hit by a woman driving a van. The victim's family says they know who the driver is, and that she may have ran the girl over intentionally because of a recent feud between the two families.
Some veterans in Plymouth have chosen not to participate in the annual 4th of July Parade, saying they feel disrespected by the community.
Police say a parole absconder has been arrested for a home invasion after leading police on a lengthy chase across Chesterfield Township.
After years of litigation, Wayne County and nearly 1,300 union workers have reached a wages settlement.
More than a dozen mayors and supervisors from all around western Wayne County gathered Friday to learn about the $175 million deficit and how it affects them from the man who helped come up with the plan to bail them all out, Wayne County's Chief Financial Officer Mark Abbo.
Southgate police say they are looking into possible child pornography charges against several teenagers who circulated a sexually explicit cell phone video of a classmate. More>>
With messages like "I love you and miss you" written on balloons, Renisha McBride's closest family members gathered in front of the house where she was killed back in November 2013. Today would have been her 20th birthday.
The House Energy and Commerce committee has been reviewing more than 250,000 documents from General Motors and the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration. But bringing much attention are emails that have been released, specifically one about a probe into steering problems.
Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, is awake and breathing on his own, according to family members. More>>
A judge is considering whether to approve a plea deal in the case of Jayru Campbell, a Detroit high school football star accused of body-slamming a school guard to the ground. More>>
Latrez Cummings, 19, was arraigned Friday in the mob beating of a suburban Detroit motorist who stopped his pickup truck after hitting a child on the city's east side. More>>
A federal judge has approved bankrupt Detroit's plan to settle a bad multi-million dollar pension debt deal with two banks. More>>
See how Atomic Dawg, a gourmet hot dog stand in Berkley, is taking the iconic 'Hey Dawg' jingle and re-purposing it.
There’s a new twist to General Motors’ ongoing recall saga. The automaker Thursday announced that it will be replacing the ignition lock cylinders in the 2.2 million cars already covered by its ignition switch recall. More>>
In recent months more Detroit homeowners have taken matters into their own hands, shooting suspected intruders on-site and, in some cases, killing them. In recent cases, the homeowners have not faced charges but at least one community leader believes this has all gone too far.
Members of the community gathered Thursday night at a vigil for Steven Utash, the driver who was beaten by a mob of people after he struck a boy who suddenly ran into the street.
Minority Democratic lawmakers are turning a debate over furniture into a legislative issue with bills that redistribute contract funding and increase financial disclosure requirements. More>>
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation intended to crack down on sales of stolen scrap metal. More>>
Police say a Detroit homeowner opened fire on two home invasion suspects Wednesday morning, fatally wounding a 15 year old.
Wayne Police is asking for the public's help locating Daisy May Chandler, who has not been seen for nearly two weeks.
A 16-year-old held in connection with the brutal mob beating of a motorist who stopped to help a 10-year-old Detroit boy struck by his pickup truck has been charged as a juvenile. More>>
A Wayne co. father whose daughter was reported missing Wednesday and found safe hours later has been charged with domestic assault. More>>
General Motors has placed two engineers on paid leave as an outside attorney investigates why the company took more than a decade to recall hundreds of thousands of small cars for an ignition switch problem.
Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil on the campus of Michigan State University following the death of an 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and was a source of inspiration. More>>
The government says Dr. Farid Fata, the local cancer doctor accused of intentionally misdiagnosing patients, billed Medicare $225 million from August 2007 to July 2013.
Police say a 73-year-old man is in custody following a fatal shooting in Van Buren Township. More>>
Victimized twice. First by a bully, then by the law. A teenager's attempt to capture mistreatment lands him in hot water.
Victimized twice. First by a bully, then by the law. A teenager's attempt to capture mistreatment lands him in hot water.