Construction to begin on 3.3-mile stretch of Gratiot Avenue in Macomb County: What to know
The project includes resurfacing 3.3 miles of Gratiot Avenue (M-3) along with concrete curb and gutter, drainage improvements, upgrades to sidewalks with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) ramps, installation of new modernized traffic signals, signing replacements, and pavement markings.
Mount Clemens man fires shots at police, barricades himself inside home, officials say
Officials say a man has fired gunshots at police and then barricaded himself inside a home in Mount Clemens. The man has fired multiple gunshots at officers from his garage, police say. He then fired more shots from his window.
What the Chesterfield Township board is doing to stop stray shopping carts from piling up at bus stops
A drive down Gratiot Avenue in Chesterfield Township means a lot of traffic. Still, lately, it is an unusual eyesore because the smart bus runs on that corridor where there are many shopping centers, and shopping carts find their way into large and unsightly piles.
Detroit man sentenced after carjacking woman in front of kids, targeting CPL holder, hiding in bush
A Detroit man who carjacked a woman in front of her children at their home and also failed to carjack a CPL holder at a gas station has been sentenced to 19 years in prison after police found him hiding in a bush.
Man, woman arrested for shooting, carjacking, fleeing, ramming cop cars in Macomb County, police say
A man and a woman were taken into custody overnight after they fired shots at a gas station, stole a car, led officers on a chase and then rammed into police vehicles in Macomb County, according to authorities.
Another family wants answers regarding loved ones’ remains at Detroit cemetery
The former company who operated the cemetery told his family they were backed up in burials and suggested another date for the ceremony. When they came back, the company claimed they already buried his mother and has since given him the run-around. Now, he’s not sure what the truth is.
Woman killed in violent crash on Gratiot Avenue in Roseville
ROSEVILLE, Mich. – A 24-year-old woman was killed Monday morning when her vehicle crashed along Gratiot Avenue in Roseville. Southbound Gratiot Avenue was closed from Utica Road to Martin Road after the deadly crash. Investigators with Roseville police say that initial reports indicated the vehicle that caused the crash was traveling near 100 miles per hour, lost control and struck two other vehicles. Breaking: Horrible crash in Roseville on Gratiot near Utica. The 24-year-old woman, who police said was driving the speeding vehicle, was killed.
Woman killed in crash on Gratiot Avenue in Roseville
Deadly Crash on Gratiot Avenue in RosevilleROSEVILLE, Mich. – Southbound Gratiot Avenue is closed from Utica Road to Martin Road due to a deadly crash. Investigators with Roseville police say that initial reports indicate the vehicle that caused the crash was traveling near 100 miles per hour, lost control and struck two other vehicles. One of the vehicles struck a nearby building, causing substantial damage. A 24-year-old woman who was driving one of the vehicles was killed. The other drivers are expected to be OK.Police continue to investigate the crash.
2-year construction project on Gratiot Avenue begins Monday in Roseville
ROSEVILLE, Mich. – A 2-year project on Gratiot Avenue in Macomb County will begin Monday. According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, more than three miles of Gratiot Avenue in Roseville will be rebuilt. Construction will focus on the stretch between 11 Mile and Common roads in 2021 and is expected to work between Common and 14 Mile roads in 2022. On the northbound side, the left lane will be closed from Frazho to Common roads and on the southbound side, the left lane will be closed from Common to 11 Mile roads. AdMore information on the project can be found on Moving Macomb’s official website here.
Detroit police: 19-year-old killed, 2 others wounded in shooting
DETROIT – Detroit police said a 19-year-old man has been killed and two other people were injured in a shooting. Police said the incident happened at about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Gratiot Avenue and McNichols Road. Police said a man, unknown age, sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound and is hospitalized, and a 21-year-old man sustained a grazing wound. Police are investigating the circumstances of the shooting. More: Detroit crime news
2-vehicle collision kills pedestrian on Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – A 52-year-old pedestrian was killed Sunday when a collision caused one of the vehicles to strike him. Police said he was standing on the corner of Gratiot Avenue and Conner Street when two vehicles collided in the intersection at about 8:40 p.m. It is unknown which of the two vehicles struck the pedestrian on the corner. The pedestrian was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.
Shooting on Detroit’s east side hospitalizes 2 teenagers
DETROIT – A shooting Saturday night on Detroit’s east side sent two teenagers to the hospital in serious condition. According to authorities, an 18-year-old and a 17-year-old were in a parking lot near the intersection of Gratiot Avenue and Outer Drive when an unknown person began fighting and shots were fired. The two teens were both struck and taken to a hospital where they were listed in temporary serious condition. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5940 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. More: Detroit crime news