Metro Detroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Monday, Feb. 18, 2019

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Feb. 18, 2019 at 4:53 p.m. (WDIV)
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Feb. 18, 2019 at 4:53 p.m. (WDIV)

Experts fear disease found in deer could one day spread to humans

Chronic wasting disease turns deer into so-called zombies and experts are worried it could one day spread to the human population.

The disease has spread to 24 states, including Michigan. The target zone in Michigan is 16 counties in the center and western parts of the state. There have been 60 cases confirmed.

Experts fear disease turning Michigan deer into 'zombies' could one day spread to humans

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BREAKINGMichigan, 15 other states sue over President Trump's national emergency

4 fast facts

  • A woman and three children were killed in a shooting in northern Kent County. Read more .

  • Federal officials said a man used an app to trick a 13-year-old Detroit girl into sending him a photo of herself naked. Learn more .

  • The owner of a market in Detroit is accused of food stamp fraud. Read more .

  • A third-grader spotted a coyote outside a Chesterfield Township home. Learn more .

Metro Detroit weather: Snow, rain, freezing rain all possible

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Protesters demand firing

Dozens of protesters marched outside the Detroit Police Department on Monday, demanding that an officer involved in sending a "racially insensitive" Snapchat video be fired as soon as possible.


National emergency declaration

People in Ferndale protested President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency to build a border wall.  Dozens of people participated in the protest. Participants displayed signs that read, "Build bridges, not walls," and "No Wall. No Abuse of Power. No Emergency." 


Jussie Smollett attack

The men who were arrested in connection with the attack on Jussie Smollett are Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo, Gloria Schmidt, the attorney for the two brothers, confirmed to CNN on Monday.


Video shows man get into sinking truck

An ice fisherman was pulled from a sinking truck Saturday morning in Lexington. Witnesses said the man was drunk. Video shows the man trying to get inside the truck, which was sinking after falling through lake ice, to retrieve items inside.


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