ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, March 29, 2019

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on March 29, 2019 at 8:23 p.m. (WDIV)

Police cracking down on illegal street racing

The street racing crackdown in Dearborn has begun. Police are upping the patrols, especially in areas where they see a lot of racing, including Telegraph Road, West Warren Avenue and Ford Road.

Dearborn police cracking down on illegal street racing as warm weather returns

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4 fast facts

  • Construction season has arrived in Metro Detroit, and with that comes weekend closures. Read more .

  • Sterling Heights revealed the winning name for the "Golden Corridor Icon." Learn more .

  • Nearly 90 cats and one dog were found living in poor conditions in a Mount Clemens home. Read more .

  • A "do not eat" advisory was issued for fish in Calhoun County due to high levels of PFAS. Learn more .

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Woman charged with assault

Three Wyandotte officers were injured by a 21-year-old woman from Monroe during an incident that happened around 10:52 p.m. March 17. The incident occurred after the woman was arrested for disorderly conduct involving a confrontation with a man in Wyandotte. 


Marijuana and banks

Congress is considering new legislation that would let Michigan marijuana businesses work with banks. Right now federal law prohibits banks and credit unions from handling money associated with marijuana (cannabis) businesses.


Half-naked man arrested

Adam Corie Lafave, a 30-year-old man from Sterling Heights, was taken into custody on March 22 after blowing a .165 percent on a breathalyzer test. According to authorities, Troy police officers were called near the intersection of Rochester Road and Player Drive at about 6 a.m. for reports of a disabled vehicle blocking lanes.


Homebuyer questions

When you're ready to buy a new home and everything looks good, have you asked all the right questions to avoid an expensive mistake? Real estate agents say there are key issues that need to be addressed before making a final decision.


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