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Faster Horses offers festival goers who clean their campsites the chance to win 2019 passes

1 hour 12 min ago

If you clean up your mess after Faster Horses Festival this year, you might be able to come back for free next year.

The country music festival in Brooklyn is offering the chance to win a pair of passes to the 2019 festival for campers who take photos of their clean campsites.

MORE: Photos from day 2 of Faster Horses 2018

Last year, many festival goers trashed their campsites at Michigan International Speedway. Everything from beer cans and food to discarded furniture was left in piles when campers departed after the weekend.

To enter to win the passes, take a photo of your clean campsite at the end of the festival and send it to

Authorities identify pilot killed in Wisconsin plane crash

2 hours 14 min ago

Authorities have identified the pilot killed after a small plane crashed into a farm near Sheboygan Falls.

The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office says 50-year-old Martin J. Tibbitts of Grosse Pointe, Michigan was killed in the crash Friday.

Authorities said the plane crashed shortly after taking off from Sheboygan County Memorial Airport. It crashed into a barn and calving building, starting a fire and killing an unknown number of animals. There were 40 to 50 animals in the building at the time.

Two farm employees were injured. Their names have not been released.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor on Lake Michigan

2 hours 15 min ago

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing sailor Saturday evening on Lake Michigan, some seven hours after he fell off a yacht that had just started the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.

The sailor was identified as Jon Santarelli, 53, of Chicago. He fell off Imedi, a Transpac 52.

Approximately 20 boats and three helicopters from Coast Guard, Chicago Fire, Chicago Police and Chicago Yacht Club covered searched 47 square miles. All competitors in the vicinity immediately suspended racing to assist in the search.

Santarelli went missing approximately five miles east of Navy Pier, 40 minutes after Imedi began the 110th edition of the offshore classic.

Santorelli had more than a decade of offshore racing experience and was a core member of the Imedi Racing team.

Michigan Humane Society hosts pet adoption event at Eastern Market Sunday

5 hours 48 min ago

Have you been thinking about giving a furry friend a forever home? Sunday is your time to take advantage of the opportunity.

The Michigan Humane Society is hosting the "Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo" adoption event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Eastern Market in front of Eastern Market's Shed 5 on Russell Street.

The event features 50 cats, kittens, dogs and puppies up for adoption.

To see some of the pets up for adoption, head over to the Michigan Humane Society's Instagram page.

Get free ice cream on Detroit's birthday this Tuesday from Hudsonville Ice Cream

6 hours 14 min ago

With the city of Detroit's birthday next week, what better way to celebrate than with free local ice cream?

You can get free ice cream from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday from Hudsonville Ice Cream at Cadillac Square Park -- 662 Woodward Ave. This is the second straight year Hudsonville Ice Cream has offered free frozen treats on Detroit's birthday.

Along with free ice cream, there will also be games and giveaways, including a year's supply of Hudsonville Ice Cream, Cedar Point tickets and gift cards to local establishments.

For more information on this event, head over to the event's official Facebook page.

bd's Mongolian Grill celebrating National Tequila Day with new menu items

6 hours 44 min ago

With National Tequila Day coming up this Tuesday, one restaurant is ready to celebrate with new menu items.

New southwestern flavors and drinks are coming to bd's Mongolian Grill Tuesday.

The new items put a different spin on traditional stir-fry. The new shrimp tacos include shrimp, white onions, peppers, salsa roja, garlic, Pico de Gallo, lime, cilantro and "Yum Yum" sauce. The new steak fajitas feature marinated steak, white onions, peppers, salsa roja, shredded cheese, Pico de Gallo, sour cream, lime and clinatro. Finally, new margaritas include Sauza tequila, Cointreau and lime juice.

Those are just a few of the new dishes being served at bd's Mongolian Grill to celebrate National Tequila Day. You can find the nearest location near you by clicking here.

Detroit police search for 65-year-old man suffering from schizophrenia

8 hours 13 min ago

Detroit police need help finding a missing 65-year-old man.

Ronald Gibson was last seen at 4:15 p.m. on July 21 at his home in the 17100 block of Mark Twain. He left his home and never returned.

Gibson was last seen wearing gray pants, a gray shirt and blue or black running shoes.

Gibson takes medication daily for his diagnosed schizophrenia.

This is not the first time Gibson has went missing.

If you have seen him or know of his whereabouts, contact the Detroit Police Department's Twelfth Precinct at 313-596-1240.

Teen pedestrian killed in 2-car collision on Detroit's northeast side

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:45pm

A 15-year-old was killed Saturday night after being struck by two vehicles near the intersection of 7 Mile Road and Caldwell Street.

According to authorities, the teenager was struck by a black SUV while crossing the street. The force of the collision threw the pedestrian into the path of another car, striking them.

The second car and its driver remained at the scene, but the black SUV fled.

Police are hoping nearby security cameras will assist them in locating the SUV that fled.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-1100.

Detroit police seek missing 65-year-old man with schizophrenia

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 10:44pm

Police are searching for a man who has schizophrenia and takes medication daily.

According to authorities, Ronald Gibson, 65, was last seen about 4:15 p.m. Saturday at his home in the 17100 block of Mark Twain Street. He was wearing gray pants, a gray shirt and black and blue running shoes.

This is not the first time Gibson has gone missing.

Anyone who has seen Gibson is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-1240.

Los Angeles police say a gunman is in custody after taking hostages inside a busy supermarket

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 9:48pm

Los Angeles police say a gunman is in custody after taking hostages inside a busy supermarket.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police: People inside LA Trader Joe's with barricaded gunman

#UPDATE: We have successfully taken the suspect into custody without incident. The situation remains fluid as officers move forward clearing the location.

-- LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) July 22, 2018

PHOTOS: Chris Janson and Billy Currington at Faster Horses 2018

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:42pm

Every year, Faster Horses Festival draws thousands to Michigan International Speedway for a giant party featuring country music and lots of beer.

This year's headliners include Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn and Florida Georgia Line.

Check out a gallery from day two below.

Potential hostage situation unfolds at Los Angeles Trader Joe's

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:38pm

A police pursuit ended in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles at a Trader Joe's with shots fired and a suspect inside the store on Saturday afternoon.

KNBC reports the police pursuit ended with the vehicle crashing into a pole outside the grocery store. A witness reported the driver was firing a weapon as they were driving.

"(The suspect) jumped out of the car and it looked like he shot some rounds off when he got out of the car," sad Dan Zito, who said he was only feet away from the crash. "And (the police) returned some fire at him, but he ran straight in [to the Trader Joe's]."

Moments later, the LAPD approached and removed one person from the pursuit vehicle.

LAPD officers worked to rescue employees and suspects inside the Trader Joe's.

Both customers and workers were seen running from the store to safety, but at least one customer was taken out of the store with injuries and appeared to require immediate medical attention.

As of 7:45 p.m. EST, the situation was still ongoing, with SWAT vehicles in position and a location set up to perform emergency triage if necessary.

There is an active police incident at the Trader Joe's near the intersection of Hyperion Ave and Griffith Park Blvd in #Silverlake. Please stay clear of the area. A Public Information Officer is responding and more information will be released as it becomes available.

-- LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) July 21, 2018

Detroit woman arrested outside Kalamazoo for DWI with children in car

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:00pm

A Detroit woman is facing multiple charges of child endangerment after driving drunk with her children in the vehicle.

WOODTV reports she was pulled over at 5:45 a.m. Saturday when officers witnessed her driving erratically in the left lane of westbound I-94. A deputy stopped the vehicle and found three children in the car with the driver.

According to authorities, a breathalyzer test determined her blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit and the deputy found cocaine in the woman's wallet and marijuana on the seat next to where one of the children was sitting.

Police said the woman told the deputy she was heading home to her residence in Detroit from a party in Kalamazoo.

Upon being booked into jail, authorities found out the woman gave the arresting deputy the name of one of her neighbors in Detroit.

The fathers of the children were contacted and drove to the sheriff's office to retrieve their children.

Metro Detroit lemonade stand raises money for Epilepsy Foundation

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 7:26pm

The second annual Metro Detroit Firefighters Bike Ride for Charity was postponed, but not before giving back to the Epilepsy Foundation.

More 30 million people are living with epilepsy.

People helped a great cause through a lemonade stand. Highland Park Fire Chief Kevin Coney's daughter, Skye, was diagnosed with epilepsy at 6 years old, and now the family is working to bring awareness.

"You know it was really tough at first, but we trust God, we believe in God. Our faith is very strong, and we know that God will cure her, and help us deal with it, but at first it was very, traumatic and disturbing for us to find this out," Rhonda Coney said.

Cameras capture men robbing Vietnam veteran at gunpoint at Detroit home

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 6:21pm

A Vietnam veteran claims two men robbed him on the front porch of his Detroit home while he was under medication. The good news is everything was recorded on camera.

Kendrick Hardaway has seen a lot over the years, mostly from his front porch. Hardaway sits in the same chair with his best friend beside him. That daily ritual was delayed Friday because Hardaway had a doctor's appointment to get his eyes dilated.

When he got home, he got out of his car.

"Out of nowhere, two guys popped up, and said, 'Give it up,'" Hardaway said. "It happened in less than two minutes," Hardaway said.

Hardaway said he was vulnerable because he couldn't see, but a second pair of eyes, or what he called his security camera, recorded everything, catching clear shots of faces.

The video showed two men walking up and grabbing what they could and taking off.

"I said, 'Hey, you can have it, just don't have to shoot me,'" Hardaway said. "They screwed up. You shouldn't bother no one. If you need something that bad, get a job."

The family did file a report with police. Anyone with information about the men in the video is asked to call police.

Shots fired after truck stolen from Westside Detroit used car dealership

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 4:51pm

Gunshots broke out at a Detroit car dealership Saturday after an attempted car theft.

According to authorities, a suspect was trying to steal a Ford F-150 from a used car dealership located on the corner of Joy Road and Ward Avenue. The owner of the dealership fired at the car thief, striking the truck, which was later abandoned on Sorrento Avenue, a block away from the dealership.

The culprit was not found when the police arrived. It is unknown if they were struck by shots.

The investigation is ongoing.

Detroit police searching for man missing since June 8

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 3:30pm

Detroit police are looking for a man who has been missing since he left his mother's house June 8.

Police said Jesse Harris, 31, was last seen at about 9 p.m. in the 18100 block of Mound Road. He left the house and never returned. Police said he's never been missing before.

Harris is black with a medium complexion He has brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing red jogging shorts, a white hoodie and white gym shoes.

Harris is in good physical and mental condition.

Anyone with information about Harris' whereabouts is asked to call police at 313-596-1101.

Fiat Chrysler board picks Jeep executive Mike Manley to replace CEO Sergio Marchionne

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:40pm

The Fiat Chrysler Automobiles board of directors chose Mike Manley to replace Sergio Marchionne as CEO on Saturday.

According to the automaker, Marchionne had surgery earlier this week and complications arose. As a result, he cannot return to work.

RELATED: Fiat Chrysler board meets in light of CEO's surgery

The board will propose at its next Shareholder Meeting that Jeep executive Manley serve as the company's executive director. For operational continuity, the board granted Manley all CEO powers Saturday, and he will assume responsibility for the NAFTA region.

Western Michigan University official resigns after harassment investigation

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:08pm

A high-ranking official at Western Michigan University resigned after a sexual-harassment investigation.

Documents released Friday by WMU said there was "sufficient evidence" to support a finding of harassment against Tim Terrentine. He resigned July 9 as vice president of development and alumni relations.

No details were released. WMU spokeswoman Paula Davis says the allegations didn't involve students.

Terrentine couldn't be reached for comment. No home phone number is listed.

In his resignation letter, Terrentine thanked the university for an opportunity to work there for two years. The letter made no reference to the allegations. Terrentine's salary was $286,000. He has two degrees from WMU.

TOP STORIES Saturday, July 21, 2018

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:17am

Here are the top stories:

4 TO KNOW: Scam: 24 sentenced in multimillion dollar India-based call center scam targeting US residents Child abuse: Michigan mother facing charges after 2-month-old baby suffers brain bleeds, possible skull fracture Fiat Chrysler: Board meets in light of CEO's surgery Weather: View the live radar as storms move across state LOCAL: Beacon Park: Detroit's Beacon Park celebrates 1 year birthday with weekend bash Missing teen: Detroit police looking for missing 14-year-old girl who left home and never returned Child pornography: Michigan man allegedly received graphic photos of children by threatening them on Snapchat LGBT rights: Michigan AG Bill Schuette says state law does not prohibit LGBT discrimination Detroit: Donations pour in to replace stolen lawn equipment that nonprofit uses to help Detroiters Semi crash: Train hits semi truck on Pennsylvania Road in Wyandotte Stress: Detroit ranked 2018's most stressed city in America Wyandotte: Man charged with 22 crimes for selling items stolen from Canton stores at pawn shop Pontiac: 20-month-old girl hit by neighbor backing out of driveway in Pontiac has died, mother says Michigan-made: 2 Michigan beers make list of best IPAs in America Michigan Election: Democratic candidates for Michigan governor debate in Detroit. Weather: Warm with showers Saturday SUBMIT A NEWS TIP (click here)

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: Missouri: Duck boat victims: 9 family members killed Edwin Jackson: Undocumented immigrant pleads guilty in Edwin Jackson's death Florida: Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors killed during robbery Facebook: Site suspends another data analytics firm Birth control: Bayer to stop selling Essure birth control device in US POLITICS: Campaign meddling: Russians attempted to infiltrate three 2018 campaigns, Microsoft says Christopher Sharpley: CIA watchdog withdraws nomination after allegations of retaliation Trump-Putin meeting: Pompeo says a second Trump-Putin meeting is 'all to the good' George H.W. Bush: Former President George H.W. Bush's doctor killed in shooting Putin: Pentagon official defends Putin invitation to Washington NFL protests: Trump says NFL protesters should be suspended ENTERTAINMENT: Halloween: Jamie Lee Curtis shares sweet moment with Comic-Con fan Shark Week: SEA LIFE Michigan holding Shark Week events beginning Sunday Walking Dead: Andrew Lincoln breaks hearts as he confirms 'Walking Dead' exit Guardians of the Galaxy: James Gunn fired as 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' director Paramount: Powell fired as president of Paramount Television SPORTS: Tigers: Price, Red Sox win again by blanking Tigers 1-0 Perry Baker: US speed merchant ready to rip up San Francisco The Open: Could US 'frat house' hold key to Claret Jug? NFL: Anthem policy shelved amid Players Association talks ALL 4 PETS: Farmington: Fido Festival is designed for dogs Grooming: Safety tips for grooming your pet Heat: Tips for keeping your cat cool in warm weather Travel: How to travel with your cat

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