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Let it Rip: EMS, Sam Riddle's return and the post office

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  • Feds to launch investigation into Detroit's failing EMS system

    Feds to launch investigation into Detroit's failing EMS system

    Thursday, February 7 2013 3:32 PM EST2013-02-07 20:32:11 GMT
    It's a problem that Fox 2 has been exposing for several years. Detroit's broken down ambulances putting lives in jeopardy. Now the feds are now launching an investigation.
    It's a problem that Fox 2 has been exposing for several years. Detroit's broken down ambulances are putting lives in jeopardy. City leaders tell us they're working to improve the system.  But residents say it's getting worse. Now the feds are now launching an investigation.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

Detroit's EMS on life support. Residents say the Detroit ambulance system has gone from bad to worse, and the city's not acting fast enough to fix the problem. In the meantime, more rigs are breaking down, putting more lives in jeopardy. Now, state and federal authorities have launched an investigation.

On the panel: FOX 2 Reporter Charlie LeDuff; State Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Paramedic Tony Spitz.

Also, he was a regular on Let It Rip. Now, for the first time since his release from federal prison, Sam Riddle returns on the panel. What he's up to now and his take on what's going on in the Kilpatrick Corruption Trial. Plus, watch Riddle and LeDuff go one-on-one over comments about Riddle in LeDuff's new book.

And Charlie Langton takes the show on the road. Are you going to miss Saturday delivery? The U.S. Postal Service says weekend delivery is going away starting in August. When was the last time YOU mailed someone a letter? Tonight, Charlie goes on a letter writing campaign!

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  • 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.
  • Brooklyn man charged in shooting that wounded teen bystander

    Brooklyn man charged in shooting that wounded teen bystander

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:35:59 GMT
    The NYPD has arrested and charged a suspect in the shooting of a teenaged bystander as well as another man in Brooklyn. Police on Friday charged Kareem Potomont, 21, with two counts of attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal use of a firearm, and reckless endangerment in connection with the shooting that took place near a bus stop on Flatbush Avenue on Monday, April 14.
    The NYPD has arrested and charged a suspect in the shooting of a teenaged bystander as well as another man in Brooklyn. Police on Friday charged Kareem Potomont, 21, with two counts of attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal use of a firearm, and reckless endangerment in connection with the shooting that took place near a bus stop on Flatbush Avenue on Monday, April 14.
  • Special Olympics: Athlete Jessica Spitz

    Special Olympics: Athlete Jessica Spitz

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:35:09 GMT
    Jessica Spitz, 18, is training for one of the biggest days of her life. The Commack, Long Island, High School senior will be competing in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in the 100-yard dash and the shot put. From the moment Jessica joined Special Olympics last year, she was hooked.
    Jessica Spitz, 18, is training for one of the biggest days of her life. The Commack, Long Island, High School senior will be competing in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in the 100-yard dash and the shot put. From the moment Jessica joined Special Olympics last year, she was hooked.
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