'Hero' firefighter saves woman by performing CPR for 30 minutes after she suffered a cardiac arrest mid-flight
'Hero' firefighter saves woman by performing CPR for 30 minutes after she suffered a cardiac arrest mid-flight

A firefighter on a flight to Los Angeles performed lifesaving techniques for 30 minutes to revive a woman who had suffered sudden cardiac arrest and had no pulse.

12-year-old Michigan boy set ablaze by friends for viral 'fire challenge' hospitalized after suffering severe second-degree burns
12-year-old Michigan boy set ablaze by friends for viral 'fire challenge' hospitalized after suffering severe second-degree burns

Cleary's son, Jason, was reportedly at a friend's house in Dearborn Heights on Saturday when they decided to take on what is popularly known on YouTube as the 'fire challenge'

Detroit police chief 'appalled' by Rashida Tlaib's suggestion to only hire black facial recognition analysts
Detroit police chief 'appalled' by Rashida Tlaib's suggestion to only hire black facial recognition analysts

The congresswoman made the suggestion that the department should hire only back people as facial recognition analysts because "non-African Americans" think all black people look alike. 

Billboard on I-75 near Auburn Hills plays pornographic video for almost half an hour
Billboard on I-75 near Auburn Hills plays pornographic video for almost half an hour

This particular billboard was playing the X-rated movie near Auburn Hills. Police are investigating the matter. 

Mike Pence slammed for taking 8-car motorcade to historic Mackinac Island where vehicles have been banned since 1898
Mike Pence slammed for taking 8-car motorcade to historic Mackinac Island where vehicles have been banned since 1898

This was the first-ever motorcade on the island as vehicles were prohibited since 1898 except for snowmobiles, emergency, and service vehicles

2-year-old girl dies after getting her head stuck in car's power window while trying to climb out as father slept in front seat
2-year-old girl dies after getting her head stuck in car's power window while trying to climb out as father slept in front seat

The girl and her father were reportedly sitting in the vehicle while it was parked in the driveway of their home

Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past
Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past

Warren's great-great-great-grandfather was Jonathan Crawford, a man who served in Major William Lauderdale's Battalion of Tennessee Volunteer Militia from November 1837 to May 1838 — the same battalion which fought two wars against the Seminole tribe in Florida

Drivers running red lights kill two people every day in the US, fatalities at a 10-year high
Drivers running red lights kill two people every day in the US, fatalities at a 10-year high

In 2017, 939 people got killed by vehicles blowing through red lights. This is the highest death toll since 2008 and 28% higher than the 2012 figures.

2020Fund: How Michigan's grassroots organizations are laying the groundwork for that extra push for people to go out and vote
2020Fund: How Michigan's grassroots organizations are laying the groundwork for that extra push for people to go out and vote

The grassroots organizations that actress Alyssa Milano's Movement Voters Project is associated with in Michigan all have their own niche causes but are united in fighting for democracy.

Marysville city council candidate wants to 'keep the community as white as possible' sparking outrage and call for her withdrawal
Marysville city council candidate wants to 'keep the community as white as possible' sparking outrage and call for her withdrawal

The 67-year-old Cramer, who is one of the five candidates eyeing the three open council seats in November, shocked everyone on the panel with her racist remarks

Black man left humiliated as Michigan cops stopped him for 20 minutes after white woman claimed he was staring at her
Black man left humiliated as Michigan cops stopped him for 20 minutes after white woman claimed he was staring at her

Devin Myers was stopped in Royal Oak on August 13 after a woman said he was staring at her and it was ‘making her feel not very comfortable at all’

80-year-old woman was eaten by her pet rottweiler and rats after she died alone in filthy, junk-filled house in Detroit
80-year-old woman was eaten by her pet rottweiler and rats after she died alone in filthy, junk-filled house in Detroit

Sally Honeycheck, 80, died of natural causes while sitting on a lawn chair in her kitchen. She was last seen alive on November 12, 2018.

Model Kathy Zhu, 20, who was stripped of Miss Michigan title over 'racist' tweets has joined Trump's reelection campaign
Model Kathy Zhu, 20, who was stripped of Miss Michigan title over 'racist' tweets has joined Trump's reelection campaign

The Trump campaign called Kathy Zhu 'a patriot who has continued to stand for American values despite being stripped of her crown'.

56-year-old Detroit man in critical condition after being brutally mauled by three pit bulls 'notorious for breaking their chains'
56-year-old Detroit man in critical condition after being brutally mauled by three pit bulls 'notorious for breaking their chains'

Police said the house where the dogs lived was surrounded by chains and had multiple 'beware of dog' signs, but there was no fence around the yard

Trump repeats unfounded claim that Ilhan Omar married her 'brother' to secure US citizenship
Trump repeats unfounded claim that Ilhan Omar married her 'brother' to secure US citizenship

After Trump said this, the crowd at his North Carolina rally began chanting "send her back" following the president's series of attacks against Omar at the event.

Piers Morgan slams Trump for 'racist rhetoric', says AOC and The Squad are as American as the president
Piers Morgan slams Trump for 'racist rhetoric', says AOC and The Squad are as American as the president

Donald Trump asked Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna S. Pressley to 'go back to their own countries' despite them being legal American citizens

Donald Trump comes under fire for racist tweets against AOC and her liberal congresswomen 'squad'
Donald Trump comes under fire for racist tweets against AOC and her liberal congresswomen 'squad'

Trump says the four congresswomen of color should go back to their 'broken and crime-infested' countries, however, all of them are US citizens and only one is foreign-born

Detroit man allegedly kills one gay man and seriously injures another he met using dating app Grindr in robbery gone awry
Detroit man allegedly kills one gay man and seriously injures another he met using dating app Grindr in robbery gone awry

26-year-old Demetris Nelson found the victims, 31-year-old Brian Anderson and 26-year-old Malcolm Drake, on one of the most popular gay dating apps known as Grindr

AfroFuture Fest will no longer charge white people double prices for tickets following backlash
AfroFuture Fest will no longer charge white people double prices for tickets following backlash

Afrofuture Youth, the organizers of the festival, said they had revised the prices over concern for the "safety of our community and family"

Detroit woman says Russian passenger refused to let her sit next to her in her seat on Spirit Airlines flight
Detroit woman says Russian passenger refused to let her sit next to her in her seat on Spirit Airlines flight

Tiarra Dowdell detailed the incident in a series of now-viral Facebook posts and said she would file an official complaint against the airline

Florida man who chopped up father's body and hid remains in golf course sentenced to 15 years in prison
Florida man who chopped up father's body and hid remains in golf course sentenced to 15 years in prison

50-year-old James Scandirito was also ordered to pay a fine of $10,000 in connection to the March 2018 death of his father, 74-year-old James 'Skip' Scandirito Sr

Michigan mom drives car into river killing herself, two children in suspected double-murder suicide
Michigan mom drives car into river killing herself, two children in suspected double-murder suicide

Officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety had to comb the river to recover the bodies of the three victims

Thousands of rape kits found untested after evidence was collected spark calls for introduction of tracking system
Thousands of rape kits found untested after evidence was collected spark calls for introduction of tracking system

The process of collecting evidence of sexual assault using 'rape kits' is often a long and invasive procedure that lasts four to six hours and sees the victim's body treated like a crime scene

Man drowns after jumping into Detroit Lake to save 3-year-old son who fell off a bridge
Man drowns after jumping into Detroit Lake to save 3-year-old son who fell off a bridge

The father, 31-year-old Christopher Schultz started to struggle to keep the child above water and failed to resurface

Pampers to install 5,000 baby changing tables in men's restrooms after viral image of father struggling to change son's diaper sparks outrage
Pampers to install 5,000 baby changing tables in men's restrooms after viral image of father struggling to change son's diaper sparks outrage

The 'Love the Change' campaign was inspired by a picture taken in October last year when Dante Palmer was shown squatting against a wall in a restroom and using his legs to make a makeshift table to change his son's diaper.

Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study
Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study

Climate change is projected to increase heat-related mortality in the US, Europe, the Americas, East, and Southeast Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and North Africa

Michigan hotel offers free stay for women travelling to the state for an abortion
Michigan hotel offers free stay for women travelling to the state for an abortion

The hotel manager said that no one has taken her up on her offer, but she's heard both positive and negative comments about her idea

Detroit police warn of possible serial killer targeting sex workers 
after deaths of three women
Detroit police warn of possible serial killer targeting sex workers after deaths of three women

The killer, who is presumably a man, appears to be picking sex workers who are in their 50s as his targets. Police wanted to make the sex worker community aware of this very dangerous suspect.  

14-year-old girl takes down human trafficking ring that kidnapped and forced her into prostitution in California
14-year-old girl takes down human trafficking ring that kidnapped and forced her into prostitution in California

She was abducted from California and taken to multiple cities and forced into prostitution until she managed to alert authorities

1 dead, 130 injured as twisters rip through Ohio and Indiana seriously damaging homes and churning up debris
1 dead, 130 injured as twisters rip through Ohio and Indiana seriously damaging homes and churning up debris

The winds peeled away roofs — leaving homes looking like giant dollhouses — knocked houses off their foundations, toppled trees, brought down power lines and churned up so much debris that it was visible on radar. Highway crews had to use snowplows to clear an Ohio interstate

Detroit teenager shot and killed by man over a pair of designer sunglasses at local gas station, CCTV footage reveals
Detroit teenager shot and killed by man over a pair of designer sunglasses at local gas station, CCTV footage reveals

The teenager was wearing a pair of Cartier sunglasses which the shooter tried to grab before leaving the scene in a red Chevy Cobalt

Family of woman who hanged herself with a bra in Michigan correctional facility to receive $860,000 as part of lawsuit settlement
Family of woman who hanged herself with a bra in Michigan correctional facility to receive $860,000 as part of lawsuit settlement

25-year-old Janika Edmond took her life at the Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility in Michigan in 2015 after two previous attempts had failed. Her family has now won a lawsuit against the facility.

Michigan couple force woman with severe disabilities to work as $200-an-hour prostitute and live in a shed
Michigan couple force woman with severe disabilities to work as $200-an-hour prostitute and live in a shed

The couple, 40-year-old Michael Welch and 32-year-old Misty George, forced the unidentified 29-year-old woman into prostitution and did not let her keep the money she was paid for performing the sex acts

Indiana man who stalked 'thousands of women' finally arrested after threatening to sexually assault woman
Indiana man who stalked 'thousands of women' finally arrested after threatening to sexually assault woman

42-year-old Steven Craig Mason has been charged with aggravated stalking and faces five years in prison if convicted

9-year-old Michigan boy charged with murder after he shot his mother with a rifle, court documents reveal
9-year-old Michigan boy charged with murder after he shot his mother with a rifle, court documents reveal

It is still unclear if the child will be tried as an adult or a juvenile. This incident comes a year after he threatened an 8-year-old girl saying that 'he wanted to get a knife, stab her and watch her die and also watch her mother cry'

DNA sleuthing helps identify woman who was shot to death and her killer in 37-year-old cold case
DNA sleuthing helps identify woman who was shot to death and her killer in 37-year-old cold case

The victim was identified as Mary Silvani, who grew up in the Detroit area, moved to California and was probably estranged from her family

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid children's book scandal
Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid children's book scandal

She came to office contrasting her clean image with her main opponent, ex-mayor Sheila Dixon, who was forced to depart office in 2010 as part of a plea deal for misappropriating about $500 in gift cards meant for needy families

Judge Damon J. Keith, grandson of slaves and champion of civil rights and civil liberties, dies aged 96
Judge Damon J. Keith, grandson of slaves and champion of civil rights and civil liberties, dies aged 96

Keith never officially retired and continued to work until his dying breath, and will forever be remembered a tireless champion of civil rights and civil liberties.

Michigan man gets triple the recommended prison sentence after he brutally tortured and stabbed his adopted dog
Michigan man gets triple the recommended prison sentence after he brutally tortured and stabbed his adopted dog

Alex Gerth, 23, was initially barred from adopting the dog due to his living situation, but the killer later convinced a friend to adopt Sterling for him.

Man beheaded in Saudi Arabia was 17 and on his way to study in US when he was detained for 'attending' peaceful protest
Man beheaded in Saudi Arabia was 17 and on his way to study in US when he was detained for 'attending' peaceful protest

Mujtaba al-Sweikat had been accepted to study finance at the Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo and he was on his way to visit the campus when he was arrested.

14-year-old escapes abductors and tells police he's the Illinois boy who went missing in 2011
14-year-old escapes abductors and tells police he's the Illinois boy who went missing in 2011

A 14-year-old boy told police in Newport, on Wednesday, that he escaped two kidnappers in the Cincinnati area and that he was the Illinois boy who had been missing since 2011.

The true story behind Clint Eastwood's 'The Mule': How a 90-year-old trafficked 1,400 pounds of drugs for El Chapo
The true story behind Clint Eastwood's 'The Mule': How a 90-year-old trafficked 1,400 pounds of drugs for El Chapo

World-renowned horticulturist turned drug trafficker Leo Sharp was the inspiration behind Clint Eastwood's latest project, 'The Mule.'

Real-life 'Notebook' couple pass away hours apart while holding hands after being married for 56 years
Real-life 'Notebook' couple pass away hours apart while holding hands after being married for 56 years

Will and Judy Webb were both 77 years old and they spent two months away from each other in separate hospitals till they were reunited in a hospice before passing away

Trump pressures General Motors CEO to reopen Ohio auto plant: 'I don't care, I just want it open!'
Trump pressures General Motors CEO to reopen Ohio auto plant: 'I don't care, I just want it open!'

Trump, in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday, vented his frustrations during a conversation with General Motors CEO Mary Barra. 

Transgender gay rights activist 'burned down his own home' while pets were still inside and 'made it look like hate crime'
Transgender gay rights activist 'burned down his own home' while pets were still inside and 'made it look like hate crime'

Nikki Joly, who organized multiple pro-LGBTQ events and was named Citizen of the Year, stands accused of intentionally setting fire to his own house in Jackson, Michigan

Kamala Harris listened to Tupac, Snoop Dogg while smoking weed in college — years before they came out with their music
Kamala Harris listened to Tupac, Snoop Dogg while smoking weed in college — years before they came out with their music

Harris made the statement on 'The Breakfast Club', where host Charlamagne tha God egged her to reveal more details about the music she listened to in college

Michigan father run over by car while trying to remove daughter's dead cat from roadway
Michigan father run over by car while trying to remove daughter's dead cat from roadway

According to his wife Jennifer Rosas, she saw her husband get hit after he went into the roadway with a shovel in a bid to remove the dead feline

'What black girl magic looks like': Veteran cop posts 'racially insensitive' video mocking woman walking home in the cold
'What black girl magic looks like': Veteran cop posts 'racially insensitive' video mocking woman walking home in the cold

Gary Steele from the Detroit Police Department posted the footage on Tuesday which showed him using condescending remarks as he filmed Ariel Moore, 23, walking home

Deep freeze: 55-year-old Wisconsin man found frozen dead near his garage after shoveling snow
Deep freeze: 55-year-old Wisconsin man found frozen dead near his garage after shoveling snow

Charley Lampley was shoveling snow outside his home in Milwaukee when he was found unconscious near his detached garage

32-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting 3-month-old baby pleads 'no contest'
32-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting 3-month-old baby pleads 'no contest'

32-year-old Matthew Toole is one of four people facing trial for alleged involvement in a child pornography ring, and who authorities say sexually assaulted their own children

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