News from WDIV-TV A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Aug 25, 2015, 17:29 ET

Chuck Gaidica and Tati Amare to host WDIV-Local 4's "Live in the D"

Detroit TV favorite Chuck Gaidica will return to daily television this fall. Gaidica, who stepped down from daily weather newscasts in 2014, has...

Jul 20, 2015, 19:28 ET

Dish Satellite customers about to lose WDIV-TV Local 4

 WDIV-TV Local 4 is about to go dark for all DISH TV subscribers.   The satellite provider has been unwilling to strike a reasonable...

Jul 08, 2015, 14:53 ET
Ruth Spencer

WDIV anchor Ruth Spencer to retire at the end of 2015

Detroit's NBC affiliate announced today that anchor and consumer reporter Ruth Spencer will "sign off" for the last time in December 2015 as she...

Jun 17, 2015, 12:29 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 and The Parade Company will dazzle metro Detroiters June 22 at 8 p.m. with live broadcast of "The Ford Fireworks"

 Local 4, Detroit's Big Event Station, is getting ready to bring the metro Detroit community some big summertime fun. Movie star Terry Crews,...

Nov 20, 2014, 12:26 ET

America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van Only on WDIV-TV Local 4 - Thursday, Nov. 27 at 9 a.m.

WDIV-TV Local 4 is the official television station of America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van. The annual live broadcast from...

Nov 27, 2013, 16:48 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 Sweeps to Victory In November

 With one day left to go in the November 2013 Nielsen rating period, WDIV-TV Local 4 is on the brink of scoring first place finishes in key...

Nov 21, 2013, 13:04 ET

America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van can be seen only on WDIV-TV Local 4, Thursday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m.

 WDIV-TV Local 4 is the official television station of the 87th America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van. The annual broadcast, live...

Aug 08, 2013, 13:14 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 Launches New Show "Live in the D"

WDIV-TV Local 4, Detroit's top-rated television station, launches a new hour-long news and talk program called "Live in the D" debuting Monday,...

Jul 11, 2013, 16:34 ET

Evrod Cassimy Joins WDIV-TV Local 4 as Morning Anchor

WDIV-TV Local 4 today announced that Evrod Cassimy will join the newly named morning newscast, Local 4 News Today, beginning Aug. 12.  Cassimy...

Jul 01, 2013, 13:41 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 Launches New Show "Live in the D"

 WDIV-TV Local 4, Detroit's top-rated television station, announces a new hour-long news and talk program called "Live in the D" scheduled to...

Jun 19, 2013, 12:31 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 and The Parade Company count down to The Ford Fireworks presented by Target - Live Broadcast Monday, June 24, 8 p.m.

 Local 4 News anchors Carmen Harlan, Devin Scillian and Chuck Gaidica host this three-hour primetime special, live on Local 4, from an...

May 17, 2013, 16:53 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 Wants Vocalists To Audition For Fireworks Super Singer Contest

 Anyone who dreams of performing in front of an audience of hundreds of thousands won't want to miss the online auditions for Local 4's Super...

May 13, 2013, 12:41 ET

"Wake Up With Local 4" App Now Available For Download

WDIV-TV Local 4 announces a new app to help metro Detroiters start their day with the latest news, weather, traffic and more.  The "Wake Up...

Apr 15, 2013, 12:53 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 Presents Michigan School Expo April 20 From Noon-6pm At Oakland Mall

From pre-school to post-grad, local education providers will join together at the 2013 Michigan School Expo on Saturday, April 20, from Noon until...

Mar 19, 2013, 15:16 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 News Honored With MAB Awards For Best Newscast, Weather Coverage, and Community Involvement

WDIV-TV Local 4 is proud to be honored for broadcasting excellence in the categories of Newscast, Weathercast and Community Involvement by the...

Jan 14, 2013, 14:31 ET

Livestream Video of New Vehicle Unveilings Featured on NAIAS Official Auto Show App Powered by WDIV-TV / ClickOnDetroit.com

 As over 50 new vehicles and concept cars are being unveiled at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) today and tomorrow in...

Jan 07, 2013, 15:42 ET

WDIV-TV Names Jamie Kaye Walters Director of Creative Services and Programming

 Jamie Kaye Walters has been named Creative Services and Programming Director for WDIV-TV/Local 4.  In this newly created role, she will...

Nov 21, 2012, 16:49 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 Sweeps to Victory In November 2012

 WDIV-TV Local 4 News is the top-rated newscast at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. with one day left to go in the November 2012 Nielsen...

Oct 10, 2012, 23:15 ET

WDIV-TV and The Detroit News Exclusive Poll: Democratic Gains Erased in Race for White House

 A new exclusive WDIV Local 4 and The Detroit News poll reveals that President Barack Obama now holds a 6.7% lead over Mitt Romney among likely...

Sep 06, 2012, 08:38 ET

Local 4 News and ClickOnDetroit.com Launch Free App for Tracking "Kwame Kilpatrick On Trial" News Updates

 Continuing the commitment to providing the best, most complete news coverage "On air, On Line and On the Go," WDIV-TV Local 4 News and...