ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Thursday, May 30, 2019

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on May 30, 2019 at 8:27 p.m. (WDIV)
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on May 30, 2019 at 8:27 p.m. (WDIV)

Mother speaking out after stranger offers 10-year-old son candy, follows him

A Detroit woman said she was on the phone with her 10-year-old son when he was approached by a man who offered him candy while the boy was walking to school.

Brittany Howze said her son, Mont'tay, was walking the short distance from his home to the Plymouth Educational Center at East Forrest Avenue and Russell Street in the Forrest Park neighborhood east.

She was on the phone with her 10-year-old son when a stranger offered him candy and followed him

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  • The owners of Burn Hookah Bar in Southfield claim police have been showing up at the bar constantly and it's affecting their business. Read more .

  • It can be hard to get a small business going. You need a plan, licenses, permits, a business structure, finances. The list can go on and on. Learn more .

  • Gov. Whitmer hopes bipartisan auto insurance bill leads to deal on fixing roads. Read more .

  • R. Kelly is facing new and more serious charges in the sexual abuse case against him. Learn more .

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Cold case investigation

The family of a woman who went missing 19 years ago is finally starting to get answers into her disappearance.

Delilah Hopkins went missing March 1, 2000. It wasn't until her son took a DNA test that new clues started to emerge in the case.


Flood damage

The floodwaters have subsided in Allen Park, but the cleanup efforts have hit some snags.

Residents are still trying to move past the terrible flooding that did so much damage two weeks ago. Trash keeps piling up in one spot, and people are looking for help.


Teacher adopts student

A lot of teachers go above and beyond to help their students, but one math teacher in Colorado is raising the bar even higher by offering his student a home and a chance for much more.

After learning one of his seventh graders needed a stable home in which to stay while on a kidney transplant list, AXL Academy math teacher Finn Lanning agreed to adopt 13-year-old Damien.


Michigan roads

Michigan Gov. Whitmer took the stage at the Mackinac Policy Conference on Thursday to make her case for her budget proposal to fix the roads and to boost education funding in the state.


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