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Arbitrators have awarded about $10 million to a Detroit-area man who spent more than 16 years in prison before two murder convictions were overturned.

A House Select Committee tasked with investigating the causes of the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol will hold its first public hearing on Tuesday and will host several law enforcement officials that faced violence from rioters firsthand.

For more than a century, the U.S. government forcibly removed hundreds of thousands of Native American children from their parents and placed them in a system of off-reservation boarding schools.

Reigning Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is out of the team finals after apparently suffering an injury during the vault.

Sales of newly-built homes dropped from May to June 6.6%, roughly 676,000. This is the lowest monthly rate in more than a year, in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

Officials say a sheriff's deputy and four other people were fatally wounded in a weekend shooting in a home near Bakersfield.

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb, a new study by researchers at UC San Diego suggests there is a cheap and easy way to screen people for the virus: a smell test.

A guilty plea from a man accused of killing eight people and wounding a ninth at three Atlanta-area massage and spa businesses. Robert Aaron Long's plea in a Cherokee County court hopes for a life sentence without parole for the four shootings in that...

A Grand Rapids woman was blown away when she won a $1 million Mega Millions prize.

The Michigan DNR is auctioning off nearly 100 properties of land in several Michigan counties starting early next month.


Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has vetoed a bill that would end the extra $300 in weekly unemployment benefits in our state.

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced today that Army Pfc. Philip T. Hoogacker, 23, of Detroit, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for April 16, 2021.

Tune-in to #ProdigalSon  when it returns Monday 1/20 on FOX!

As they continue to fundraise for their planned expansion, the Motown Museum is celebrating a $5 million gift from Mackenzie Scott.

Hoadley wrote about drug usage, made fun of women and children, and jokingly referred to his past sexual partners as “victims”.

A middle schooler baked cookies, held a virtual bake sale for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and raised $520. Then, he hand-delivered the check.

Call in a chopper for an all-new Season of #911LoneStar , January 18th on FOX!

The amount of rejected absentee ballots highlights the need for legislative changes, Michigan Secretary of State @JocelynBenson  said.

Pfizer is recalling batches of the anti-smoking drug Chantix because of a high level of a substance that could increase a user’s risk of developing cancer.