ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Wednesday, April 17, 2019

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on April 17, 2019 at 8:28 p.m. (WDIV)
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on April 17, 2019 at 8:28 p.m. (WDIV)

Video shows stabbing of gas station clerk by man trying to steal candy bar

New video has been released of a vicious fight between a River Rouge gas station clerk and a man who stabbed him while trying to steal a candy bar, police said.

Mohamed Al-Hachami spoke with Local 4 from his hospital bed, saying he shouldn't be alive.

Video shows stabbing of River Rouge gas station clerk by man trying to steal candy bar

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4 fast facts

  • The Detroit Lions released the full schedule for the 2019 regular season. Read more .

  • Detroit saw a drastic drop in the number of water shutoffs this year. Learn more .

  • A Livonia doctor was sentenced to more than 11 years for consiring to illegally distribute drugs. Read more .

  • There are now 43 confirmed measles cases in Michigan. Learn more .

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Recreational marijuana

The legalization of recreational marijuana in a number of states is creating new research opportunities and challenges for doctors.

Because of the way cannabis is viewed by the Drug Enforcement Administration, federal law has severely limited any research on marijuana. Now that it's legal in states such as Michigan and Colorado, researchers are able to collect more data on problems that hadn't been clearly identified.


Kelly Stafford

Kelly Stafford is undergoing surgery Wednesday to remove a brain tumor.

Stafford, who is the wife of Detroit Lions quaterback Matthew Stafford, was diagnosed with acoustic neuroma, a slow-growing tumor on the main nerve leading from the inner ear to the brain.


Oil tunnel

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday that she’s open to allowing construction of an oil transport tunnel beneath the channel where lakes Huron and Michigan meet, despite previously halting work on a tunnel plan developed by her predecessor.


Mental health hotline

Legislation to create a permanent, statewide mental health hotline is advancing in Michigan. The state House approved the bill 99-8 Tuesday and sent it to the Senate for further consideration.


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