ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Thursday, April 25, 2019

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on April 25, 2019 at 8:17 p.m. (WDIV)
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on April 25, 2019 at 8:17 p.m. (WDIV)

Michigan must redraw congressional, legislative maps for 2020

A three-judge federal panel ruled Thursday that Michigan’s congressional and legislative maps are unconstitutionally gerrymandered, ordering the state Legislature to redraw at least 34 districts for the 2020 election.

The decision also requires special state Senate elections to be held in 2020, instead of 2022 as scheduled.

Michigan must redraw congressional, legislative maps for 2020

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Metro Detroit weather: Last weekend of April brings accumulating snow

4 fast facts

  • An Oakland County judge accused of driving drunk was ordered to take unpaid suspension. Read more .

  • Video shows Sterling Heights police rescuing alleged drunken driver from burning car after crash. Watch here .

  • A off-duty firefighter rescued a man from a burning home on Detroit's east side. Learn more .

  • A World War II veteran and his wife are working to move forward after they lost their home in a devastating fire. Read more .

Detroit Lions 2019 NFL Draft: Live updates from first round

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Flint water crisis

April 25 marks the five-year anniversary of when city officials switched from Detroit’s water supply to the Flint River to cut costs. Instead, this switch triggered a citywide health crisis with lead-contaminated water flowing into every home and business in Flint. 


Missing man

A man's body found Wednesday by filmmakers in Pontiac has been tentatively identified as a man who was first reported missing last year.

Authorities have been searching for 41-year-old Lanard Jerome "LA" Curtaindoll since November. He was last seen in the 100 block of Edison Street in Pontiac on Nov. 23 and was driving a blue 2015 Hyundai Accent. He left a nightclub and never made it home.


Jada Rankin

Thursday would have been the 18th birthday for a girl who was shot by a speeding driver while leaving a family party on Detroit's west side.


Charges dropped

Second-degree murder charges against Matthew James Luke and Jamie Lynn Starr in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy in Wayne have been dropped.

The original report from Child Protective Services describes a gut-wrenching case of abuse and alleges the people caring for Devin Bisesi turned a Pack 'N Play into a cage and left him there. He suffocated when he became trapped when he tried to escape.


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