Detroit shooting

Embattled former college basketball star Keith Appling is facing first-degree murder charges in the fatal Detroit shooting of his elderly relative. He has been in and out of trouble since leaving Michigan State University.

Makanzee Oldham was hit by a stray bullet while she sat with her father in a car on May 24. She succumbed after spending days on life support.

“We’re the forgotten people of Detroit,” Sharonda Hawkins of city’s Westside Martin Luther King Apartments, the Detroit News reports. SEE ALSO: Tackling The Black Obesity Crisis Eight months ago, her husband, Brandon Johnson, was shot dead several doors away from her apartment inside the complex. Hawkins, who carries her 40. caliber pistol with her whenever she […]

DETROIT — Authorities say a 9-month-old boy was killed when shots were fired into a Detroit home early Monday. Detroit Police Sgt. Gary Diaz says the infant was pronounced dead at a hospital, not long after the 4:30 a.m. incident. Diaz says shell casings have been found outside the home, and the shots could have […]