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Welcome to Mcity: The Fake Town Built for Testing Driverless Cars

It’s been a tough road for driverless cars: We recently learned, for example, that all of the crashes involving Google’s test-phase autonomous vehicles have been caused by humans. Which is one of the reasons experts have just opened up a testing center in Michigan that’s trying to recreate the chaos of the human-built… » 7/21/15 9:27am 7/21/15 9:27am

Justice: Police Drop Charges After Arresting Wrong Challenger Driver

Today we bring you an update to yesterday’s story about a Good Samaritan motorist who caught a speeding Dodge Challenger on his dash cam, only to watch police arrest and charge the driver of a different Challenger: the wrongfully-arrested driver has been released and the charges have been dropped. » 5/12/15 2:12pm 5/12/15 2:12pm

Does This Video Prove That Police Arrested The Wrong Speeding Driver?

A driver in the Detroit area had an extremely close call on Friday as a black Dodge Challenger raced past him on the right side in excess of 100 mph. He caught the incident on his dash cam video. The police made an arrest, but the car they nabbed wasn’t the car that passed him. Do police in Allen Park, Michigan have… » 5/11/15 3:20pm 5/11/15 3:20pm

Dashcam Of I-94 Pileup Goes From Hopeless To Horrifying In Seconds

This dashcam footage from a semi-truck rolling down Michigan's I-94 shows how ominous last week's massive highway pileup looked on a sleet-soaked horizon. The wreck almost appears out of nowhere, and all hell breaks loose almost as soon as the camera truck comes to a stop. » 1/14/15 10:17am 1/14/15 10:17am

A Hit And Run Driver Wrecked A House And All They Left Are These Parts

When somebody loses control and totally ruins someone's house, it's usually not very hard to find them as they tend to still be an unwanted guest in the house. But one person in Ottawa, Michigan managed to get away, and it's up to us to help find them – with nothing but the parts they left behind. UPDATE! » 1/04/15 10:00am 1/04/15 10:00am

Remember Italian Hall: Where 73 Died On Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve, 1913, 73 people died in a stampede after a false cry of Fire! at a children's Christmas party in northern Michigan. There was no fire and the event marked the turning point in a bitter labor dispute in a large mining community. Two questions always arise: How could such a thing happen and why has… » 12/24/14 11:10am 12/24/14 11:10am

Caught On Video: Cop Saves Woman From Choking On Hot Dog

Usually getting pulled over is terrible, for reasons virtually all drivers know. But on extremely rare occasions, it can be a life-saving blessing, as this Kalamazoo, Michigan woman learned. She had just begun to choke on a hot dog (seriously), when the cop that pulled her over gave her the Heimlich maneuver. » 8/13/14 12:26pm 8/13/14 12:26pm

I'm Going to Drive my Old Volvo to California

Recently I tried to sell my old Volvo 245 Turbo. I've decided to not do that, and instead drive it around 2300 miles from Ypsilanti, Michigan to Simi Valley California. Why, you ask? Because it's better than renting a car and because I'm moving back to California after 3 years in this unbelievable shithole Michigan. » 6/10/14 2:54pm 6/10/14 2:54pm