Most talked about WXYZ Detroit stories

Lions vs. Packers in Week 17 flexed to 4:25 PM start

wxyz.com — DETROIT (WXYZ) -- After initial speculation that the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers game would be moved to "Sunday Night Football" for Week 17, the NFL decided to flex the game to 4:25 PM on FOX. Both teams are 11-4 going into Week 17, and the winner will win the NFC North.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @Nicholas_Roddy: THIS JUST IN: Detroit #Lions vs. Green Bay #Packers in Week 17 has been flexed to 4:25 PM start -> @wxyzdetroit http:/…

Man dressed as Santa arrested after two people were shot in downtown Detroit

wxyz.com — Detroit (WXYZ) - Detroit police are investigating a shootout that left two men injured. They say it may have all started with a fight over a woman. It happened around 2 a.m. on Sunday, outside the Speedway gas station on East Jefferson and I-375 in Downtown Detroit.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: A man dressed in a Santa suit was arrested this morning in connection to a shooting in downtown Detroit. bit.ly/1zQU6Uh

Detroit Lions beat Chicago Bears; move to 11-4 on the season

wxyz.com — CHICAGO (WXYZ) - The Detroit Lions beat the Chicago Bears 20-14 and move to 11-4 on the season. They continue to be in first place in the NFC North division. It was a tough game for the Lions, who seemed to make mistakes throughout the game.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: NFL FINAL: Lions 20, Bears 14. Watch Lions Postgame Live online and on TV20 Detroit. bit.ly/1DZD7TO pic.twitter.com/IvZ2nRHlbg

VIDEO: Andy Choi, brother Brian, perform songs for the holidays

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - Many people don't know this but we have quite a singer here at Channel 7. Reporter/anchor Andy Choi, and his brother Brian consist of the group they call "Two Bored Dorks." The duo performed a couple of songs to get everyone in the holiday mood.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: Check out these songs performed by 7 Action News reporter Andy Choi and his brother Brian! bit.ly/16CJTQx pic.twitter.com/2QMgyJ58gF

Dec 20, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: Check out these songs performed by 7 Action News reporter Andy Choi and his brother Brian! bit.ly/16CJTQx pic.twitter.com/2QMgyJ58gF

Neighbors find man dead in Detroit alley

wxyz.com — Detroit (WXYZ) - For the first time in years, police responded to the Russell Woods Sullivan Neighborhood in Detroit to investigate a murder. A man noticed a body in an alley near Tyler and Broadstreet covered in frost around 7:40 a.m. "He ran, knocked on my window, said there was someone out here laying.

SMU beats Michigan; 4th straight Wolverines loss

“The Holiday Improv Project” takes the stage December 23 at Go Comedy! Improv theater

wxyz.com — In the spirit of the holiday season, Improv fans have an opportunity to gather with friends, have a few laughs and help a good cause all at the same time! Tickets for the "Holiday Improv Project" are now on sale. The event will be held at Go Comedy!

Family says Howe's health improving after clinical stem cell trial

wxyz.com — DETROIT (AP) -- Gordie Howe's family says the hockey great has made a "miraculous" improvement after he participated in a stem cell clinical trial. The 86-year-old Howe had a serious stroke in late October, but in a statement released through the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, his family said his physical therapists have been "astonished" by his progress.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: The family of Gordie Howe says he is improving greatly after participating in a clinical stem cell trial. bit.ly/13nAydt

Dec 19, 2014

RT @TomLeyden: This is truly amazing and inspiring news about Gordie Howe's recovery after a stem cell experiment -> wxyz.com/sports/hockey/…

Dec 19, 2014

This is truly amazing and inspiring news about Gordie Howe's recovery after a stem cell experiment -> wxyz.com/sports/hockey/…

VIDEO: 3D printed prosthetics help dog run for first time

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - The world of 3D printing has so many incredible applications. In fact, it was able to make one dog's day. A sweet little pup named Derby was born with deformed front legs-leaving him unable to move around on hard surfaces. That is...until now.

Squatters locked out of abandoned Detroit school

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - Steve Townsend doesn't just live in Detroit. He protects and serves the city as a police officer. "I handle complaints," said Townsend. He said he expects others to do the same for him when he has a problem.
Dec 19, 2014

I love when I can use my job to help a neighborhood. STORY: Squatters locked out of abandoned Detroit school shar.es/13FTng

49ers' Jim Harbaugh mum on reported offer to coach Michigan football team

wxyz.com — By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is declining to respond to reports that he is weighing an offer from Michigan to become the new football coach at his alma mater. Harbaugh has one season remaining on the $25 million, five-year contract he signed in January 2011.

Will Jay Cutler ever play for Chicago Bears again?

wxyz.com — By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The thought crossed Jay Cutler's mind as soon as he found out he was being benched: He might have played his final game for Chicago.

Detroit Lions preparing for cold-weather game against Chicago Bears

wxyz.com — By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions like to call themselves an indoor team with an outdoor mentality. Now it's time to put that mantra to the test. Needing one win to clinch a playoff spot, the Lions will play at Chicago on Sunday against the struggling Bears.
Dec 18, 2014

What are the #Lions doing to prepare for the cold of Soldier Field? @noahtrister has the story -> wxyz.com/sports/footbal…

Branden Dawson out for next two Michigan State University basketball games

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - Michigan State University's senior forward Branden Dawson will miss the next two basketball games. Dawson suffered a stable, non-displaced fracture on his left wrist. We're told he could be back in action for the start of the Big Ten season. He will undergo further evaluation after the break.