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ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, Aug. 30, 2019

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Aug. 30, 2019 at 8:19 p.m. (WDIV)

Judge dramatically lowers bail for Detroit man charged in connection with fatal dog mauling of girl

A judge dramatically lowered the bail set for the owner of a man whose dogs attacked and killed a 9-year-old girl in Detroit last week.

It was round two inside a courtroom Friday for Pierre Cleveland. He's charged in connection with the fatal dog mauling of Emma Hernandez.

Judge dramatically lowers bail for Detroit man charged in connection with fatal dog mauling of girl

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  • Michiganders could catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights this weekend. Read more .

  • Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws and stole hearts as Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. Learn more .

  • Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer in Michigan -- and it's filled with events to celebrate. Read more .

  • A Detroit dog trainer is offering free classes for pit bull owners after a girl was mauled to death. Learn more .

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Waterford Township fire

Waterford Township police are looking for a person of interest in connection with a fire that killed a woman.

Police are trying to find Adonis Wilson. According to police, a woman in her 50s was found dead after firefighters were called at 9:13 a.m. Tuesday to a home on North Lynn Street.

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Coney Island

A nationally known Downtown Detroit Coney Island eatery was closed at lunchtime Friday after a violent incident involving a homeless man and the restaurant's workers.

Lafayette Coney Island has had a rough day, the business had a couple of broken windows and most of the staff was behind bars Friday.

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Mexicantown fire

 Firefighters rushed to rescue people during a building fire Friday morning along Junction Avenue near Vernor Highway in Southwest Detroit.

Three buildings in the Mexicantown neighborhood of Detroit were destroyed, but authorities said it could have been significantly worse. 

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Bosco Lounge shooting

Two people were shot early Friday morning at the Bosco Lounge on Woodward Avenue in Ferndale.

Ferndale police said they have two people in custody and say there is no ongoing threat to the community. Police said they received three 911 calls about 1:05 a.m. about shots fired at the club.

Officers responded and rendered aid to the most critically injured victim, police said. The second victim already had fled the area and eventually turned up at a hospital.

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Kayla Clarke

Kayla is a web producer with an English degree from Michigan State University. Before joining the ClickOnDetroit team in 2018, she worked at WILX in Lansing as a digital producer.