News from WXYZ-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 28, 2014, 10:30 ET
WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Detroit is expanding its operations with a new, highly visible studio in the heart of downtown Detroit. The glass-enclosed, outward-facing studio will be located inside the ground-floor lobby of Chase Tower, 611 Woodward Ave. in downtown Detroit, which is owned and managed by Bedrock Real Estate Services. The design of the new WXYZ downtown studio will honor the mid-century modern architecture of the Chase Tower at the foot of Campus Martius Park. (PRNewsFoto/WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Detroit)

WXYZ-TV To Expand With New Studio In Heart Of Downtown Detroit

 Sixty-six years after WXYZ-TV Channel 7 flickered to life on TV sets across Southeast Michigan from its first Woodward Avenue studio in...

Dec 13, 2013, 16:36 ET
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WXYZ-TV Names Dave Manney News Director

 WXYZ-TV is pleased to announce Dave Manney will join the station as Channel 7's News Director.  Dave is the managing editor of WNBC in...

Oct 08, 2013, 13:33 ET

WXYZ-TV Hosts Final Mayoral Debate

 WXYZ-TV will host the final debate between Detroit mayoral candidates Benny Napoleon and Mike Duggan on Tuesday, October 29th.  The...

Apr 22, 2013, 14:00 ET
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WXYZ-TV brings 7 First Alert Weather to WOMC-FM 104.3 Radio

 WXYZ-TV and 104.3 WOMC-FM are proud to announce a partnership to deliver 7 First Alert Weather forecasts to the radio station's...

Feb 07, 2013, 18:15 ET
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WXYZ Announces Second Annual Detroit 2020 Awards

WXYZ-TV is pleased to announce the second annual Detroit 2020 Awards.  The awards will honor those that embody Detroit 2020's motto of Unify....

Jan 10, 2013, 13:59 ET
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WXYZ To Provide Extensive Coverage Of North American International Auto Show

The North American International Auto Show has named WXYZ-TV the official television partner of the 2013 NAIAS Charity Preview.   The...

Jan 04, 2013, 16:40 ET
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Jeff Vaughn Returns To Detroit To Join WXYZ-TV

 Award-winning television anchor and reporter Jeff Vaughn is joining WXYZ-TV to anchor 7 Action News at 5 p.m. with JoAnne Purtan.  In...

Dec 19, 2012, 16:04 ET
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WXYZ-TV Wins Prestigious duPont-Columbia Award

 WXYZ-TV has been selected as a winner of the prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, regarded as the highest award in broadcast...

Dec 07, 2012, 15:49 ET
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WXYZ Brings The Detroit Lions Home For The Holidays

Lions football comes home for the holidays on Saturday, December 22nd, and WXYZ-TV is the station to bring you all the action. It's a special...

Nov 07, 2012, 17:24 ET

WXYZ-TV Will "Light Up the Season" With a Live Broadcast of the Tree Lighting From Campus Martius Park Friday, November 16, 7:30-8pm

 WXYZ TV/Channel 7, along with the Detroit 300 Conservancy, will "Light Up the Season," with the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony, live...

Sep 20, 2012, 19:49 ET
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WXYZ-TV To Launch New Network

 WXYZ-TV will launch BOUNCE TV, the nation's first broadcast television network designed for African-American audiences, on Wednesday,...

Sep 11, 2012, 13:41 ET

WXYZ Tackles Adult Illiteracy

 What if you couldn't read the names on street signs?  What if you couldn't read the labels in the grocery store?  What would...

Sep 05, 2012, 18:57 ET
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WXYZ Channel 7 Announces Fall Additions

WXYZ -TV will add an additional hour of news coverage at 9 a.m. on Saturday mornings, with 7 Action News Saturdays airing from 6-7 a.m. and from...

Aug 30, 2012, 16:40 ET
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WXYZ Channel 7 to Air Special on Kilpatrick Corruption Case

 The 7 Action News Investigators will take viewers inside the federal public corruption case of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick in a 7...

Aug 21, 2012, 18:50 ET
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WXYZ Presents A Detroit 2020 Live Event

 WXYZ-TV will present a Detroit 2020 live special, "Busting Blight," on Monday, August 27th from 7 to 7:30 p.m.  Hosted by 7 Action News...

Aug 21, 2012, 18:49 ET
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WXYZ-TV Provides Free Back-to-School Immunizations With "Healthy Living for Kids"

WXYZ-TV Channel 7 and the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion, along with DTE Energy Foundation will give thousands of Detroit...

Aug 13, 2012, 17:45 ET
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WXYZ-TV Names Mike Murri New Station Manager

 WXYZ-TV announced today that Director of Sales Mike Murri has been named Channel 7's Station Manager.  In his new role, Murri will...

Aug 09, 2012, 14:01 ET
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WXYZ-TV Presents Exclusive Coverage of the 2012 Woodward Dream Cruise!

 WXYZ-TV revs up with exclusive broadcast coverage of the "Woodward Dream Cruise presented by Chevrolet" on Saturday, August 18th from 7-9...

Jul 25, 2012, 18:00 ET
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WXYZ'S Legendary Anchor Diana Lewis Retires

 After a career that has spanned more than four decades in broadcasting, Diana Lewis announced today that she will retire from WXYZ-TV,...

Jul 18, 2012, 17:34 ET
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WXYZ-TV, The Official TV Partner of The Detroit Lions, Premieres a Full 2012 Season of Programming for Die-hard Fans!

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Hey! It's time for some Lions football! And the 2012 Detroit Lions season gets off to a...