ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Monday, March 11, 2019


Which airlines are still flying Boeing 737 MAX 8s?

An investigation is underway after a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashed Sunday in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people on board. It is the second time in less than six months that one of the planes has crashed within minutes of takeoff, after a new Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight went down over the Java Sea last October, killing 189 people.

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Around the country:

  • Denver: Body camera video was released Friday showing a Denver police corporal knocking a handcuffed man unconscious in the basement of a bar where he was working off-duty as a security guard. Read more.
  • Georgia: A Georgia homeowner accused of shooting two electricians working at his home has since been charged with murder. Read more.
  • Florida: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working to determine what charges might be appropriate to bring against a Maryland man who was videotaped tackling a federally protected pelican. Read more.
  • California: California police have identified the girl whose body was found inside a duffel bag near an equestrian trail last week. Read more.

Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin dies at 23

Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin died late last week, USA cycling confirmed Sunday. She was 23.

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Boeing stock falls over 737 MAX crashes

Boeing's stock declined 9% on Monday morning in the aftermath of the second deadly crash of its bestselling 737 MAX 8 jet in five months. All 157 people on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight were killed when the plane fell out of the sky shortly after takeoff.

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POLITICS headlines:

Tucker Carlson refuses to apologize

In the same week that Fox News is holding a big event for advertisers to promote its news brand, the network is battling multiple controversies about offensive remarks made by its right-wing hosts. So far the network is not commenting on the case involving Tucker Carlson, who was called out by a progressive group for a history of misogynistic comments about women.

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