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  • Grieving dad says lawmakers need to take quick action against Spice

    Grieving dad says lawmakers need to take quick action against Spice

    Wednesday, June 6 2012 8:18 PM EDT2012-06-07 00:18:26 GMT
    A grieving father is speaking out not even two weeks after his son died from smoking Spice.  He says the time is now for state lawmakers to take action.
    A grieving father is speaking out not even two weeks after his son died from smoking Spice.  He says the time is now for state lawmakers to take action, and he is urging you to get involved before this happens to another family.
  • Owner says Spice out of his stores; Clerk fired after Fox 2 report

    Owner says Spice out of his stores; Clerk fired after Fox 2 report

    Wednesday, June 6 2012 7:04 PM EDT2012-06-06 23:04:51 GMT
    A planned K2 protest is canceled and a clerk is fired all after our story about Spice being sold at a local gas station.
    A planned K2 protest is canceled and a clerk is fired all after our story about Spice being sold at a local gas station.
  • Police seize K2 from Roseville store

    Police seize K2 from Roseville store

    Wednesday, June 6 2012 6:27 PM EDT2012-06-06 22:27:30 GMT
    Police seize K2 from a Roseville store just days after a ban went into effect in Macomb County, but that's not why two people were arrested.
    Police seize K2 from a Roseville store just days after a ban went into effect in Macomb County, but that's not why two people were arrested.
  • Getting help for K2 addicts

    Getting help for K2 addicts

    Tuesday, June 5 2012 11:40 PM EDT2012-06-06 03:40:49 GMT
    Whether it's bath salts, K2 or Spice, the question is where do you turn for help once you realize your loved one is addicted to it.
    Whether it's bath salts, K2 or Spice, the question is where do you turn for help once you realize your loved one is addicted to it.
  • Teen taking a stand against K2

    Teen taking a stand against K2

    Tuesday, June 5 2012 11:16 PM EDT2012-06-06 03:16:05 GMT
    It's not just adults that want dangerous synthetic drugs gone for good.  We spoke to a teen who also wants K2 banned.
    It's not just adults that want dangerous synthetic drugs gone for good.  We spoke to a teen who also wants K2 banned.  This girl is a former classmate of Mitchell Young, one of the men accused in the deadly attack on a local family while he was allegedly high on K2.
  • Macomb Co. officials go store to store looking for K2

    Macomb Co. officials go store to store looking for K2

    Tuesday, June 5 2012 5:45 PM EDT2012-06-05 21:45:32 GMT
    K2 Kops are now out in full force in Macomb County.  Stores were put on alert Monday, warned if they sell the drug, they'll face consequences.  Fox 2 followed Executive Mark Hackel during Tuesday's crackdown.
    K2 Kops are now out in full force in Macomb County.  Stores were put on alert Monday, warned if they sell the drug, they'll face consequences.  Fox 2 followed Executive Mark Hackel during Tuesday's crackdown.
  • Wayne Co. Sheriff now has K2 tip line

    Wayne Co. Sheriff now has K2 tip line

    Tuesday, June 5 2012 5:44 PM EDT2012-06-05 21:44:12 GMT
    The Wayne County Sheriff has established an anonymous 24-hour tip line where people can report stores in the county selling synthetic marijuana, otherwise known as K2 or Spice.
    The Wayne County Sheriff has established an anonymous 24-hour tip line where people can report stores in the county selling synthetic marijuana, otherwise known as K2 or Spice.
  • Port Huron joins push to ban K2

    Port Huron joins push in Michigan to ban the sale of K2 and other synthetic drugs

    Tuesday, June 5 2012 1:32 PM EDT2012-06-05 17:32:52 GMT
    Port Huron is joining a growing list of Michigan communities working to ban the sale of so-called designer drugs. In a statement released on Tuesday, the Port Huron Police Department says it is "requesting
    Port Huron is joining a growing list of Michigan communities working to ban the sale of so-called designer drugs. In a statement released on Tuesday, the Port Huron Police Department says it is "requesting
  • Macomb County orders stores to stop selling synthetic drugs

    Macomb County orders stores to stop selling synthetic drugs

    Monday, June 4 2012 11:18 PM EDT2012-06-05 03:18:49 GMT
    K2 meets its match in Macomb County.  The county is stepping up banning the sale of all versions of these synthetic drugs.
    K2 meets its match in Macomb County.  The county is stepping up banning the sale of all versions of these synthetic drugs.  Now Executive Mark hackel wants the community to join the effort by becoming K2 Kops.
  • Farmington Hills gas station accused of 'deceptive' K2 sign

    Farmington Hills gas station accused of 'deceptive' K2 sign

    Sunday, June 3 2012 11:10 PM EDT2012-06-04 03:10:17 GMT
    A Farmington Hills gas station puts out a sign claiming they don't sell K2. But a concerned customer contacted Fox 2 to say while that may be true, the store is still selling other versions of the synthetic drug.
    A Farmington Hills gas station puts out a sign claiming they don't sell K2. But a concerned customer contacted Fox 2 to say while that may be true, the store is still selling other versions of the synthetic drug.
  • K2 protest held in Shelby Township

    K2 protest held in Shelby Township

    Saturday, June 2 2012 10:25 PM EDT2012-06-03 02:25:17 GMT
    Protesters gather in Shelby Township to fight against K2. Fox 2 has been reporting on the dangers of the synthetic drug, which is sold at many gas stations across the state and country.
    Protesters gather in Shelby Township to fight against K2. Fox 2 has been reporting on the dangers of the synthetic drug, which is sold at many gas stations across the state and country.
  • Citgo bans K2 sales at stations in metro Detroit

    Citgo bans K2 sales at stations in metro Detroit

    Friday, June 1 2012 5:30 PM EDT2012-06-01 21:30:19 GMT
    Officials at Citgo say they are banning the sale of K2 and other synthetic marijuana products at their gas stations in metro Detroit.
    Officials at Citgo say they are banning the sale of K2 and other synthetic marijuana products at their gas stations in metro Detroit.
  • K2 ordinance in the works in West Bloomfield

    K2 ordinance in the works in West Bloomfield

    Thursday, May 31 2012 6:20 PM EDT2012-05-31 22:20:10 GMT
    It's cheap, easy to find and teens all over metro Detroit are using K2 to get high.  Now, one local community is taking steps to outlaw it.
    It's cheap, easy to find and teens all over metro Detroit are using K2 to get high.  Now, one local community is taking steps to outlaw it.
  • Snyder signs bills banning synthetic marijuana

    Snyder signs bills banning synthetic marijuana

    Tuesday, June 19 2012 10:47 PM EDT2012-06-20 02:47:40 GMT
    Governor Rick Snyder's signature makes it official.  K2 and other synthetic drugs are now banned in Michigan.
    Michigan joined a growing number of states with laws aimed at snuffing out so-called synthetic marijuana on Tuesday when the governor signed legislation outlawing the substances, which are often sold under the names Spice or K2 in stores.
  • Washtenaw Co. working on order to ban K2

    Washtenaw Co. working on order to ban K2

    Thursday, June 7 2012 8:35 PM EDT2012-06-08 00:35:23 GMT
    We're told officials in Washtenaw County are working on implementing a public health order much like the one in Macomb County ordering stores to take synthetic drugs off their shelves.
    We're told officials in Washtenaw County are working on implementing a public health order much like the one in Macomb County ordering stores to take synthetic drugs off their shelves.
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  • Record stores survive and thrive in Brooklyn

    Record stores survive and thrive in Brooklyn

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:59:51 GMT
    When you hear about a place that still sells records, located in a hip neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn, you enter that store with certain expectations. One of them being: you hope the guy behind the counter talks about music the way Cory Fierman does."I think it's just like the most important thing to you," he says. "I don't know how to describe it. It's the most important thing to me. It's like another language."Cory manages Greenpoint's Academy Records Annex, where they want you ...
    When you hear about a place that still sells records, located in a hip neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn, you enter that store with certain expectations. One of them being: you hope the guy behind the counter talks about music the way Cory Fierman does."I think it's just like the most important thing to you," he says. "I don't know how to describe it. It's the most important thing to me. It's like another language."Cory manages Greenpoint's Academy Records Annex, where they want you ...
  • Queens Beer Week kicks off

    Queens Beer Week kicks off

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:19:20 GMT
    Queens wants to be known as New York City's beer capital. Queens Beer Week kicked off on Friday to celebrate the borough's crafty breweries and the more than 60 venues that serve their beer. Dan Bronson of Crescent and Vine in Astoria is the bearded brains behind the inaugural Queens Beer Week. He organized it all. The nine-day celebration of beers brewed in Queens.
    Queens wants to be known as New York City's beer capital. Queens Beer Week kicked off on Friday to celebrate the borough's crafty breweries and the more than 60 venues that serve their beer. Dan Bronson of Crescent and Vine in Astoria is the bearded brains behind the inaugural Queens Beer Week. He organized it all. The nine-day celebration of beers brewed in Queens.
  • Woman wanted for baby snatch attempt in custody

    Woman wanted for baby snatch attempt in custody

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:57:17 GMT
    Police have taken into custody the woman believed to have tried to push a stroller with a baby inside away from a nanny in Chelsea. Tara Anne McDonald, 46, was being evaluated at a hospital Friday night. The attempted kidnapping occurred on 8th Ave. and 17th St. at about 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, police said.
    Police have taken into custody the woman believed to have tried to push a stroller with a baby inside away from a nanny in Chelsea. Tara Anne McDonald, 46, was being evaluated at a hospital Friday night. The attempted kidnapping occurred on 8th Ave. and 17th St. at about 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, police said.
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