Nightside Report Nov. 24, 2020: Mother pleads for help in finding missing daughter; Details on COVID-19 vaccine timeline

Here are tonight’s top stories

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on March 20, 2020 at 8:35 p.m. (WDIV)

Taylor mother pleads for help in finding teen daughter missing for 23 days

DETROIT – It’s been 23 days since 15-year-old Gloria Alvarado disappeared from her home in Taylor.

The story has made national news and her family is begging the community for help.

Michigan coronavirus cases up to 320,506; Death toll now at 8,688

Metro Detroit weather: Wet wintry mix could impact evening commutes

We’re into a wet pattern that will take us to breakfast on Thanksgiving morning. But the holiday and weekend ahead look much better.

Click here to read the full forecast.

4 Fast Facts

  • The old Michigan State Fairgrounds is undergoing a quick transition tonight. It’s moving from decaying buildings to the state’s largest Amazon facility. Click here to read more.
  • A late-night drive could have turned deadly for a 93-year-old man behind the wheel of a Cadillac. Click here to read more.
  • To help protect its campus from coronavirus, Oakland University is offering a wearable device to students and staff that tracks the wearer’s temperature, heart rate and more. Click here to read more.
  • The Michigan State Police department is reminding residents to not text and drive after a distracted driver was involved in a multiple-vehicle collision Monday. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

Details on when COVID-19 vaccine could be made public for use

We’re learning more about how quickly the coronavirus vaccine could be rolled out. Plans are already underway right here in Michigan. On Tuesday morning, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services spent about an hour discussing vaccine preparations with physicians and other key people.

Michigan AG launches investigation into threats against canvassers

On Tuesday, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced that her office started an investigation into threats made against members of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers.

A statement released by Nessel’s office today on the investigation read, “We will investigate any credible complaints of threats to government officials, elected or appointed, and will prosecute criminal conduct to the fullest extent of the law. Serving the people – regardless of party – is an honorable but sometimes difficult and thankless task. And while many of us have been subjected to hateful and often obscene insults, threats of violence and harm will not be tolerated.”

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About the Author:

DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.