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Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan

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Sheriff: Former pitcher Roy Halladay killed in small plane crash

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Sheriff: Former pitcher Roy Halladay killed in small plane crash


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Two killed in Auburn Hills head-on crash

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Two killed in Auburn Hills head-on crash


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Michigan police: Buggy crash kills 3 kids, injures 6 others

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Michigan police: Buggy crash kills 3 kids, injures 6 others


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Californians try to fight fires, find loved ones

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Californians try to fight fires, find loved ones


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Fire destroys iconic Kronk Gym in Detroit

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Grandpa dies, grandson hurt in Michigan helicopter crash

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Massive Gas Line Fire in Michigan Burns Out
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Massive Gas Line Fire in Michigan Burns Out Massive fire breaks out on Detroit-area gas pipeline, but no injuries reported. (Nov. 20)(Nov. 20) Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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3-vehicle accident on I-275 leaves one dead, another in critical condition at U-M
A fatal crash on I-275 Tuesday afternoon has left a 30-year-old man from Sterling Heights dead and part of the highway closed, according to the Michigan State Police. Another male driver is critical at the University of Michigan Hospital. The accident occurred on the northbound side of I-275 near Ecorse Road, according to state police Lt. Denise Powell. “They might need some cranes to pull some vehicles out,’’ said Powell   Read More ...
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Massive gas fire prompts evacuations in suburban Detroit
Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 17:04 A high pressure gas pipeline ignited in a Detroit, Michigan suburb, prompting evacuations of nearby residents. Flames shot up dozens of feet into the air before the blaze burned itself out. Township Fire Chief John Pender said the fire broke out on vacant land. Fire equipment was scattered everywhere, as officials tried to assess the flames   Read More ...
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Police: Woman dies after her vehicle struck by stolen car
CHELSEA, Mich. — Authorities say a woman died after the vehicle she was driving was struck by the driver of a stolen car that was pursued by police through Washtenaw County. Michigan State Police said the 52-year-old woman died at the scene of the Monday afternoon crash in Chelsea. Her SUV was hit as she left the parking lot of a market   Read More ...
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Woman dies after her vehicle struck by stolen car
Chelsea — Authorities say a woman died after the vehicle she was driving was struck by the driver of a stolen car that was pursued by police through Washtenaw County. Michigan State Police said the 52-year-old woman died at the scene of the Monday afternoon crash in Chelsea. Her SUV was hit as she left the parking lot of a market   Read More ...
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Massive gas line explosion leaves 18-foot crater in Orion Township
A ruptured gas line caused a massive fire that left an 18-foot-deep crater in an area of Orion Township near the Great Lakes Crossing Outlets mall on Monday night, authorities say. A fire was reported shortly after 9:52 p.m., when Consumers Energy noticed a drop in pressure on its gas system, the energy company said in a news release. The fire was north of Brown Road near Joslyn Road, near the border with Auburn Hills   Read More ...
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Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan
Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan A massive inferno erupted in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Monday night. Early reports suggest the cause of the fire could be gas related, according to the Detroit News. The was no immediate word on if anyone was injured as a result of the fire. The blaze also knocked out communications to the Oakland County 911 system   Read More ...
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Gas line fire breaks out in Orion Township; homes being evacuated
A massive gas line fire has broken out in Orion Township, according to a release from the Oakland County Sheriff's Department. Auburn Hills police reports on Twitter that fire officials are evacuating homes in an area. If you live within the area North of Brown Rd and South of Judah Rd, East of Baldwin and West of Joslyn in Orion Township, Fire Personnel are ordering evacuations   Read More ...
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Massive fire burns at Orion Twp.-Auburn Hills border
A massive gas line fire is raging in the Orion Township and Auburn Hills area, authorities say. The fire is on the north side of Brown Road, west of Joslyn Road at the border of Orion Township and Auburn Hills. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said all of the county’s 911 lines and non-emergency lines are out. A fireball could be seen for miles, reports said   Read More ...
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Woman killed in crash caused by driver in stolen car fleeing Michigan State Police, officials say
CHELSEA, Mich. - A 52-year-old woman was killed Monday in a crash caused by a driver who was fleeing police in a stolen car, Michigan State Police said. Officials said a Michigan State Police motor carrier officer was investigating a stolen Chrysler 300 on eastbound I-94 near Clear Lake Road at the Jackson-Washtenaw County line when the stolen car exited from I-94 to northbound M-52   Read More ...
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Man fatally shot in Indiana hunting accident
Elizabeth, Ind. — Authorities say a man has died after being shot in an accident while hunting deer in southern Indiana. Indiana Conservation Officers say 58-year-old Thomas Zimmerman of Borden was hunting on private property in Harrison County near Elizabeth when he was found unresponsive Sunday by other members of his hunting group in an elevated ladder-type tree stand. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement division says he died due to a close range gunshot wound to the head   Read More ...
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20 injured in fire at Penn. senior living community
West Chester, Pa. – A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air. Firefighters were still dousing hot spots Friday, even though the inferno was declared under control just before 1:30 a.m. The blaze was reported around 11 p   Read More ...
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Redford Twp. cops investigate school bus crash
Redford Township police are investigating a vehicle crash involving a school bus, officials said. The crash happened at Plymouth and Beech Daly, they said. No student injuries were reported and all of them were taken to Thurston High School by another bus. However, police said the driver of the other vehicle was hurt and taken to the hospital. Motorists should expect lane closures and delays until the vehicles are cleared   Read More ...
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EB I-696 closed at Lodge after Michigan State Police patrol car hit at crash scene
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - A Michigan State Police patrol car was involved in a crash Wednesday on I-696 in Southfield, police said. The trooper had pulled over to help another trooper working on a crash scene when a car rear-ended the patrol car, police said. There were no injuries in the crash involving the patrol car. Eastbound I-696 is closed at the Lodge Freeway due to the crash   Read More ...
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Van's Warped Tour ending in 2018
Architect Irving Tobocman killed in Michigan car crash | 0:55 Irving Tobocman, the renowned Birmingham architect was killed Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in a car crash in Bloomfield Township, Mich. He was 84. Detroit Free Press staff. Biden leaves open door to 2020 presidential run | 0:37 On Monday, Joe Biden left the door open to a presidential run to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election   Read More ...
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AMBER ALERT: 3 children last seen in shooting suspect's SUV, police say
Architect Irving Tobocman killed in Michigan car crash | 0:55 Irving Tobocman, the renowned Birmingham architect was killed Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in a car crash in Bloomfield Township, Mich. He was 84. Detroit Free Press staff. Biden leaves open door to 2020 presidential run | 0:37 On Monday, Joe Biden left the door open to a presidential run to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election   Read More ...
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Driver dies, car burns after crashing into Detroit home
Police are working to identify the body of a driver whose vehicle was engulfed in flames after crashing into a house on Detroit's west side early Wednesday. The vehicle crashed into a home on the block and burst into flames with the driver still inside. The vehicle was so badly burned that officials couldn't immediately identify the make or model. The single-vehicle crash took place about 1:30 a   Read More ...
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College athletics coach 'was texting and driving' when he slammed his car into a Hyundai Elantra, killing a woman and her five-year-old daughter
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Police: Man, 29, dies in single-vehicle crash near Detroit Zoo
A 29-year-old man died after a single-vehicle crash early Monday near the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, police said. The crash took place about 12:30 a.m. Monday. Royal Oak police responded to the report of a crash in the Woodward and 10 Mile area. The vehicle, police said in a statement, "appears to have left the roadway near the Washington Avenue split" before hitting a concrete support beam to the Detroit Zoo parking structure   Read More ...
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Dearborn Heights officer pleads not guilty in fatal crash
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Dearborn Heights officer pleads not guilty in fatal crash Prosecutors say Dearborn Heights officer Larry Little was traveling 81 m.p.h. in a 40 m.p.h. zone when his police cruiser struck another vehicle. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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Architect Irving Tobocman killed in Michigan car crash
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Architect Irving Tobocman killed in Michigan car crash Irving Tobocman, the renowned Birmingham architect was killed Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in a car crash in Bloomfield Township, Mich. He was 84. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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World-famous architect Irving Tobocman, 84, killed in Bloomfield Twp. car crash
Michigan House Envy: Tobocman-designed contemporary home in Birmingham Last Slide Next Slide His work would be classified as modern, but the homes and buildings that Irving Tobocman designed over the years are considered by many to be timeless masterpieces. The renowned Birmingham architect, recognized around the world for his sleek, contemporary designs, was killed Friday in a car crash. He leaves behind a rich body of work that will surely stand the test of time   Read More ...
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World-famous architect from Birmingham killed in car crash
His work would be classified as modern, but the homes and buildings that Irving Tobocman designed over the years are considered by many to be timeless masterpieces. The renowned Birmingham architect, recognized around the world for his sleek, contemporary designs, was killed Friday in a car crash. He leaves behind a rich body of work that will surely stand the test of time   Read More ...
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Michigan State Police discuss I-94 crash that killed 4 people
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Michigan State Police discuss I-94 crash that killed 4 people The Michigan State Police news conference about an early morning crash on eastbound I-94 near 8 Mile that left four people dead. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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Victims identified in I-94 crash near 8 Mile that killed 4
The four victims killed in a crash on I-94 Monday morning have been identified by Michigan State Police. The deceased, all Detroit residents, are Doreal Rogers, 20, who was the driver of the vehicle; Alesia Maddox, 20, who was in the front passenger seat; Armonie Maddox,18, who was in the back seat; and Ervin Johnson, 18, who was in also in the back seat   Read More ...
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Tanker overturns, closing NB I-75 at I-96
A tanker carrying 15,000 gallons of fuel overturned early Monday closing Interstate 75 at I-96 in Detroit. No one was hurt in the crash but the 1:25 a.m. accident was initially considered a level 3 Hazmat situation initially considered a level 3 Hazmat situation -- the highest level, said Dave Fornell, deputy commissioner of the Detroit Fire Department. Marine Pollution Control, an environmental services company the city contracts with on such matters, arrived quickly at the scene   Read More ...
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Crash kills 4, closes east I-94 in St. Clair Shores
Buy Photo. Buy Photo Four people are dead after a fatal car crash on eastbound Interstate 94 early Monday morning, and that side of the freeway, at Allard in St. Clair Shores, remains closed at the start of rush hour, as authorities investigate the crash. The fatalities were confirmed by a source familiar with the details, though unauthorized to speak on the matter   Read More ...
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Cops: Man hits police car, flees, crashes into mobile home
A 37-year-old Highland Township man was arrested Saturday morning after allegedly striking a police officers's car and then crashed into a mobile home, police said. The crashes took place just after midnight in Highland Township. An Oakland County deputy sheriff was driving southbound on Milford Road when his car was rear-ended by a 2002 Chevy Malibu, a statement on the crash said   Read More ...
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After fleeing car hits mobile home, injured cop forces way inside to aid elderly resident
A driver pulled his van head on into a car being chased by Ferndale police. Video courtesy Ferndale Police Department Detroit Free Press staff. Injured sheriff's officer yanked a suspected drunken driver from wreckage after car hit mobile home, and then kicked down a door to aid an elderly woman. A police chase north of Detroit ended early Sunday when the fleeing driver's car smacked into the side of a mobile home, knocking its elderly resident out of her TV chair, police said   Read More ...
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Son seeks crash site of World War II hero
Albany, N.Y. — Nearly 75 years after Brig. Gen. Kenneth Walker disappeared during a bombing mission over a remote Pacific island, his son is pushing for renewed interest in finding the crash site of the highest-ranking recipient of the Medal of Honor still listed as missing from World War II. Walker was posthumously awarded the military’s highest decoration for repeatedly accompanying his units on dangerous bombing missions, including his last, when he went down with 10 other men in an Army Air Forces B-17 over the island of New Britain in January 1943   Read More ...
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Report: Halladay was showing off in plane before crash
Los Angeles — The tiny sport plane Roy Halladay was flying when he fatally crashed into the Gulf of Mexico was made for entry-level pilots like him, though the plane’s chief designer and test pilot died while flying one earlier this year, officials and experts said. Halladay, the former Blue Jays and Phillies pitcher, had been the proud owner for less than a month of his ICON A5, and was among the first to fly it, with only about 20 in existence, according to the website for ICON Aviation   Read More ...
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Dearborn Heights police officer faces felony charge in fatal crash
A Dearborn Heights police officer faces a felony charge in connection with a fatal crash that happened in January. Larry Little, 33, was charged Tuesday with reckless driving causing death, punishable by up to 15 years in prison if convicted, a spokeswoman for the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office said in a news release. According to prosecutors, Little was driving at a “high rate of speed” in a 40 m   Read More ...
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Dearborn Heights police officer charged in fatal crash
A Dearborn Heights police officer has been charged in connection with a crash that killed a Wixom man on New Year’s Day, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Wednesday. According to the prosecutor’s office, the police officer, 32-year-old Larry A. Little, was driving a marked police car at a high rate of speed around 8:20 p.m. Jan. 1 at Van Born and Pelham Road in Taylor when it struck the car of Timothy Lee Turner, 59   Read More ...
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Sheriff: Former pitcher Roy Halladay killed in small plane crash
Holiday, Fla. — Authorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said during a news conference that Halladay’s ICON A5 went down about noon Tuesday near Holiday, Florida. The sheriff’s office marine unit responded to the downed plane and found Halladay’s body   Read More ...
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Car crashes into baby's playpen inside mid-Michigan home
On Sunday morning around 8:34 a.m, a truck and buggy crashed in Evergreen Township, killing three and injuring six -- all of whom are from Sheridan. A car crashed into a Sidney Township, Mich. home Sunday morning — plowing into a playpen where a child was sleeping — before reversing and just leaving, according to According to Elizabeth Crouse, who the station interviewed, around 1 a   Read More ...
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Detroit bus crash involves car, QLine
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Detroit bus crash involves car, QLine This is the scene of a crash involving a Detroit bus, car and a QLine car at Woodward and Canfield in Detroit on Nov. 6, 2017. The Detroit Department of Transportation bus hit the maroon vehicle which may have hit the QLine car   Read More ...
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Surveillance camera footage of DDOT bus accident
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Surveillance camera footage of DDOT bus accident Surveillance camera footage of DDOT bus accident involving car and QLine car. first clip is regular speed and second is frame by frame. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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QLINE street car, RefleX bus and car crash in Midtown; injuries minor
Rides on the QLINE, Detroit's streetcar system, will no longer be free beginning Sept. 5. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press. A car, a RefleX bus, and a QLINE streetcar were all involved in an accident this afternoon in Midtown, said M-1 Rail Communications Officer Dan Lijana. Lijana said video obtained from the QLINE shows a car pulling in front of a RefleX bus   Read More ...
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Student fatally hit by car in E. Lansing was from Troy
East Lansing — Police say a Michigan State University student who died after being struck by a car last week was from suburban Detroit. The Lansing State Journal reports East Lansing police on Monday identified the student as 23-year-old Ki Wook Kim of Troy. Police previously said the student was hit about 5:45 a.m. Friday and investigators believe he was walking in a roadway in East Lansing at the time   Read More ...
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2 dead, 1 critical after Grand Rapids-area crash splits car
WYOMING — Police say two people have died and a third is critically injured after a speeding car struck a fire hydrant and a tree and split in half near Grand Rapids. Wyoming Police Lt. Mark Easterly says the crash just before 4 a.m. Sunday ejected and killed both rear-seat occupants. He says the driver also was ejected from the vehicle and has been hospitalized with critical injuries   Read More ...
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