The NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, Nov. 23, 2018


Wayne County deputy shoots, kills inmate on I-94

The shooting happened at 4:25 p.m. on the westbound I-94 ramp to I-75, officials said.

Michigan State Police announced the inmate was killed and the deputy suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Wayne County deputy fatally shoots inmate on I-94 near I-75 in Downtown Detroit

4 fast facts

  • A Canadian barge in the Detroit River struck a dock near Jefferson and Scotten avenues. Read more .

  • A small plane had trouble landing Friday at the Troy airport, according to officials. Read more .

  • Several residents in Monroe County have reported hearing a loud "boom" in the area, and police said it's due to weapons training. Read more .

  • A woman was caught in the act of stealing packages from her neighbors, and with the help of a resident, a Utica police officer tracked her and her minivan down with the stolen goods still inside. Read more .

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Sterling Heights salvage yard holds Black Friday sale

A junkyard in Macomb County put its own spin on holiday shopping. It was the deal -- or steal -- of a lifetime.


Rod The Builder

This year, Local 4's Rod Meloni competed against an expert to finish a family room and prepare it for a holiday party. The competition took place at IKEA in Canton.


MI Works website experiences issues

You might have experienced some issues if you attempted to sign on the Michigan Works website. Local 4 received several calls and emails from people who said they were unable to access their unemployment benefits through the system. 


Nine Mile Road bridge project behind schedule

Families who live at the Sutton Place apartment complex in Southfield will be dealing with a mess for longer than expected -- Nine Mile Road between Telegraph Avenue and Lasher road has been closed since summer as workers remove and replace the bridge over the Rouge River.


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Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 -- Monday, Nov. 26, 2018