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When firefighters entered the home, they found the bodies of 7-year-old De'Lon Wheeler and 6-year-old Damarion Wheeler i...
12/26/2020
‘Christmas Tragedy’ 2 boys killed in morning house fire on Detroit’s east side

When firefighters entered the home, they found the bodies of 7-year-old De'Lon Wheeler and 6-year-old Damarion Wheeler in the front room of a two-story home.

Family members are mourning the sudden and untimely death of two young boys following a Christmas Day house fire on Detroit’s east side. When firefighters entered the home, they found th…

#BREAKING 2 children have died and 3 other children were injured following a Christmas morning fire on Detroit's east si...
12/25/2020

#BREAKING 2 children have died and 3 other children were injured following a Christmas morning fire on Detroit's east side.

The fire broke out at a home in the 20000 block of Helen, which is near 8 Mile & Van Dyke.

According to fire officials, a 4-year-old and a 6-year-old were found dead in the front living room of the two-story home.

Three other children as well as their mother were also injured when they were forced to jump out of a second-floor window to get to safety.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

themetrodetroitnews.com/christmas-tragedy-2-boys-killed-in-morning-house-fire-on-detroits-east-side

#BREAKING: An off-duty Detroit police officer was shot during a shootout with a driver who repeatedly rammed into her ve...
12/24/2020

#BREAKING: An off-duty Detroit police officer was shot during a shootout with a driver who repeatedly rammed into her vehicle on I-75 in Southwest Detroit.

The incident happened around midnight on I-75 near Springwells.

MORE DETAILS: themetrodetroitnews.com/off-duty-police-officer-injured-in-shootout-on-i-75-in-southwest-detroit

DOUBLE SHOOTING: A man is dead and a woman was injured after they were shot while attempting to buy roller skates from a...
12/24/2020

DOUBLE SHOOTING: A man is dead and a woman was injured after they were shot while attempting to buy roller skates from an individual at a Detroit gas station.

The incident unfolded Wednesday evening at the BP gas station located at the intersection of 7 Mile & Woodward.

MORE DETAILS: themetrodetroitnews.com/man-killed-woman-injured-after-attempting-to-buy-roller-skates-at-detroit-gas-station

Garden City police are investigating after two people were found dead and a third was injured during a stabbing Wednesda...
12/23/2020

Garden City police are investigating after two people were found dead and a third was injured during a stabbing Wednesday morning.

Details: themetrodetroitnews.com/police-investigate-stabbing-in-garden-city

Sade S. Scott, 33, AKA 'Range Rover Porch Pirate', was charged with two counts of misdemeanor mail theft.She pled not gu...
12/23/2020

Sade S. Scott, 33, AKA 'Range Rover Porch Pirate', was charged with two counts of misdemeanor mail theft.

She pled not guilty and was given a $1500 bond.

Details: themetrodetroitnews.com/range-rover-porch-pirate-charged

State Troopers created 22 individual backpacks filled with hats, gloves, scarfs, blankets, wet wipes, masks, hand saniti...
12/22/2020

State Troopers created 22 individual backpacks filled with hats, gloves, scarfs, blankets, wet wipes, masks, hand sanitizers, food, and much more.

These backpacks will be distributed to Detroit's homeless.

FATAL CRASH: A 66-year-old bicyclist is dead after he was struck by a semi-truck in Southwest Detroit. Details: themetro...
12/22/2020

FATAL CRASH: A 66-year-old bicyclist is dead after he was struck by a semi-truck in Southwest Detroit.

Details: themetrodetroitnews.com/man-killed-after-being-hit-by-semi-truck-in-southwest-detroit

#UPDATE: Dearborn police are investigating after a man was shot during a robbery attempt Monday evening.The incident hap...
12/21/2020

#UPDATE: Dearborn police are investigating after a man was shot during a robbery attempt Monday evening.

The incident happened at about 5:40 p.m. at the Fairlane Town Center on Michigan Avenue.

Details: themetrodetroitnews.com/man-shot-during-attempted-robbery-at-fairlane-mall-in-dearborn

JUST IN: Westland police are investigating a shooting that left two men injured.The incident occurred Saturday night in ...
12/20/2020

JUST IN: Westland police are investigating a shooting that left two men injured.

The incident occurred Saturday night in the 400 block of Apple, which is located inside Westland Meadows.

The shooting happened during a home invasion. The exact circumstances are still being investigated.

Their conditions are not available at the moment.

Stay with MDN as we continue to update this incident.

themetrodetroitnews.com/westland-police-investigate-double-shooting

JUST IN: The Range Rover porch pirate was arrested on Detroit's west side on Saturday evening. According to police, offi...
12/20/2020

JUST IN: The Range Rover porch pirate was arrested on Detroit's west side on Saturday evening.

According to police, officers recognized the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop in the area of Joy Rd & Meyers at around 6:45 pm.

After a search of the vehicle, officers found several stolen packages.

The Range Rover was also stolen, police say.

The 33-year-old female suspect was arrested shortly after.

Video: instagram.com/p/CI_6zluFyMK/?igshid=kmaovj3h2rew

The suspect had an altercation with the sisters before he fatally shot them.
12/19/2020
Police search for gunman who shot, killed young sisters in Detroit

The suspect had an altercation with the sisters before he fatally shot them.

DETROIT (MDN)- Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly shot and killed two young sisters in Detroit on Friday. The shooting happened at around 3:50 p.m. in the 400 block of W. Lantz, which…

#BREAKING: Detroit police are investigating a shooting that left two women dead. The shooting happened on Friday at arou...
12/18/2020

#BREAKING: Detroit police are investigating a shooting that left two women dead.

The shooting happened on Friday at around 3:50 p.m. in the 400 block of W. Lantz, which is near the major intersections of 7 Mile & Woodward Ave.

According to police, a known suspect had an altercation with two females, a 21-year-old and an 18-year-old, before he fatally shot them.

Police say they are searching for an 18-year-old male suspect.

themetrodetroitnews.com/police-search-for-gunman-who-shot-killed-young-sisters-in-detroit

#NEW: The State health director revised the statewide epidemic order Friday. Below discloses what's allowed and what's n...
12/18/2020

#NEW: The State health director revised the statewide epidemic order Friday.

Below discloses what's allowed and what's not allowed. The order is expected to expire on Jan 15th.

#BREAKING: Gov. Whitmer's administration is expected to extend the indoor dining ban but allow casinos, cinemas, bowling...
12/18/2020

#BREAKING: Gov. Whitmer's administration is expected to extend the indoor dining ban but allow casinos, cinemas, bowling alleys to reopen through Jan 15th, according to multiple reports.

Under the order, bars and restaurants must remain closed for dine-in service but can remain open for outdoor dining, carry-out, and delivery.

Casinos, cinemas, bowling alleys, and stadiums are allowed to reopen under limitations.

High schools will also be allowed to reopen for in-person instruction starting Jan 4th.

#BREAKING: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to announce the reopening of in-person instruction at Michigan high schools...
12/18/2020

#BREAKING: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to announce the reopening of in-person instruction at Michigan high schools. Schools will be allowed to reopen on Jan 4th.

#BREAKING: Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon has died within the past hour after a long battle with COVID-19, family m...
12/18/2020

#BREAKING: Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon has died within the past hour after a long battle with COVID-19, family members have confirmed.

A patrol car was struck Thursday night while troopers were working numerous crashes on eastbound I-94 near I-275. Accord...
12/18/2020

A patrol car was struck Thursday night while troopers were working numerous crashes on eastbound I-94 near I-275.

According to authorities, a trooper was in his patrol car with the emergency lights activated when a driver lost control and hit the patrol car.

The driver continued down the guardrail and struck a second civilian vehicle. Fortunately, no one was hurt.

"Please remember to slow down and move over when you see emergency vehicles," State police said.

FREEWAY SHOOTING: Michigan State Police are investigating a possible freeway shooting that left a man hospitalized. The ...
12/16/2020

FREEWAY SHOOTING: Michigan State Police are investigating a possible freeway shooting that left a man hospitalized.

The shooting reportedly happened Tuesday night in the area of I-96 & Southfield Fwy.

MORE DETAILS: themetrodetroitnews.com/police-investigate-possible-freeway-shooting-in-detroit

JUST IN: Ecorse police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead.The incident happened late Tuesday evening near...
12/15/2020

JUST IN: Ecorse police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead.

The incident happened late Tuesday evening near Ecorse High School, which is located in the area of Outer Dr. & W. Jefferson Ave.

According to witnesses, the male victim crashed into a tree after he was shot. Two other people were in the car at the time of the shooting.

The suspect is still on the run. No description is available at the moment.

The circumstances are still under investigation.

DOUBLE SHOOTING: Detroit police are investigating a double shooting that left one man dead and another injured on the ci...
12/14/2020

DOUBLE SHOOTING: Detroit police are investigating a double shooting that left one man dead and another injured on the city’s west side.

MORE DETAILS: themetrodetroitnews.com/1-dead-1-injured-in-shooting-on-detroits-west-side

DOUBLE SHOOTING: Detroit police are investigating a shooting that left two males dead early Saturday morning. Police say...
12/12/2020

DOUBLE SHOOTING: Detroit police are investigating a shooting that left two males dead early Saturday morning.

Police say the victims were found shot to death at a home located in the area of W. 7 Mile & Heyden.

We are working on gathering more information details. Check back for updates.

12/10/2020

#BREAKING: A 9-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after police say he was accidentally shot by his father on Detroit’s east side.

The incident happened Thursday evening in the 10000 block of Morang, which is right off of Cadieux.

UPDATE: themetrodetroitnews.com/dad-cleaning-handgun-accidentally-shoots-9-year-old-son-in-detroit

UPDATE: A four-month investigation across Wayne County led state police to $800,000 in cash, over 36,000 illegal prescri...
12/10/2020

UPDATE: A four-month investigation across Wayne County led state police to $800,000 in cash, over 36,000 illegal prescription pills, and 9 guns. Four luxury cars and $300,000 in watches were also seized.

Police say they arrested two suspects, a 36-year-old Dearborn man, and a 42-year-old Inkster man.

As part of this investigation police also located a warehouse that contained a marijuana grow operation of over 100 plants.

"Those individuals arrested during this investigation are believed to be a major supplier of illegal prescription drugs in the metro Detroit area," state police said.

The suspects were released pending authorization of charges.

#BREAKING: A mother is dead and a little boy is in critical condition after they were pulled out of a house fire on Detr...
12/08/2020

#BREAKING: A mother is dead and a little boy is in critical condition after they were pulled out of a house fire on Detroit's west side.

Police say the mother suffered a gunshot wound to the head. The boy suffered burns and smoke inhalation.

MORE: themetrodetroitnews.com/mother-killed-child-critically-injured-after-shooting-house-fire-in-detroit

#BREAKING: The Whitmer administration has extended the closures of schools, colleges, restaurants, casinos, and more thr...
12/07/2020

#BREAKING: The Whitmer administration has extended the closures of schools, colleges, restaurants, casinos, and more through Dec. 20th.

MORE: themetrodetroitnews.com/whitmer-administration-extends-partial-shutdown-through-dec-20

Could the government require people to get it? Could people who refuse to roll up their sleeves get banned from stores o...
12/07/2020
Attorney: States have authority to fine or jail people who refuse Covid-19 vaccine

Could the government require people to get it? Could people who refuse to roll up their sleeves get banned from stores or lose their jobs?

(KGTV) — As drugmakers race to deliver the new Covid-19 vaccine, several legal questions are emerging: could the government require people to get it? Could people who refuse to roll up their …

JUST IN: Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for COVID-19.
12/06/2020

JUST IN: Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for COVID-19.

JUST IN: An investigation is underway after a father was reportedly shot by his son during a dispute in Dearborn, source...
12/06/2020

JUST IN: An investigation is underway after a father was reportedly shot by his son during a dispute in Dearborn, sources tell MDN.

The shooting happened Saturday night in the 1000 block of N.Denwood, which is near the major intersections of Ford & Telegraph Road.

MORE: themetrodetroitnews.com/dearborn-police-investigate-after-man-shot

12/03/2020

#BREAKING: Detroit police are working a barricaded gunman situation on the city’s west side.

The incident began at around 5:00 pm in the area of Greenfield & W. Chicago.

MORE: themetrodetroitnews.com/barricaded-gunman-situation-unfolding-on-detroits-west-side-residents-told-to-shelter-in-place

After jumping on the freeway, the victim was struck by a car.
11/29/2020
Man jumps onto Lodge Freeway in Detroit to avoid being shot

After jumping on the freeway, the victim was struck by a car.

DETROIT (MDN)- A young man jumped from an overpass onto the Lodge Freeway after being shot at on Detroit’s west side. The incident happened Sunday evening on W. 7 Mile Road & Lodge Freewa…

#BREAKING: The Detroit Lions have fired head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn, the team announced on Sa...
11/28/2020

#BREAKING: The Detroit Lions have fired head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn, the team announced on Saturday.

SHOOTNG: One person is dead and another is in critical condition following a shooting on Detroit’s west side.MORE: theme...
11/28/2020

SHOOTNG: One person is dead and another is in critical condition following a shooting on Detroit’s west side.

MORE: themetrodetroitnews.com/1-dead-1-injured-after-shooting-on-detroits-west-side

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday morning that president-elect Joe Biden had to "prove" his votes weren't fraudulent...
11/27/2020

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday morning that president-elect Joe Biden had to "prove" his votes weren't fraudulent in order to enter the White House. He continued on to say Detroit and other cities had massive voter fraud.

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