ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, Nov. 8, 2019

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Nov. 8, 2019 at 8:10 p.m. (WDIV)

Michigan Attorney General’s Office executes search warrant connected to Make Your Date investigation

DETROIT – The Michigan Attorney General’s Office executed a search warrant Friday at the Detroit Public Safety Headquarters. Sources confirm the search was of the IT department and connected to the Make Your Date investigation. Detroit officials opened an investigation into Mayor Mike Duggan and the city’s interactions with the Make Your Date nonprofit organization in April.

4 Fast Facts

  • The Michigan Department of State released the 2020 presidential primary candidate list Friday. Click here to read more.
  • U.S. officials identify “strong culprit” in vaping illnesses. Click here to read more.
  • Police said a brother and sister were arguing when the woman’s boyfriend stepped in and shot her brother, killing him. Click here to read more.
  • Woodward Corner Market, scheduled to open in January, is a new neighborhood grocery store that will feature Michigan products and fresh produce. Click here to read more.

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De La Salle hazing

Three teens could be charged with assault in connection to hazing in the De La Salle Collegiate High School football program. Two 16-year-old boys are expected to be charged as juveniles, according to the Warren police commissioner. An 18-year-old senior at the school, who was 17 years old at the time of the alleged crime, could face an assault charge as an adult.

‘Cereal murder’ case

A medical examiner delivered damaging new testimony Friday as a husband stands charged with spiking his wife’s cereal with a fatal amount of heroin. Jason Harris, 44, allegedly openly spoke about getting rid of his wife and had allegedly been looking for a hit man. He has been charged in the death of his wife, Christy Ann Thompson Harris, who was found dead in the master bedroom of their Davison home in September of 2014.

Live stream police chase

Police said a driver was using his vehicle as a weapon when his truck collided with patrol car Friday morning. It happened in the area of East Jefferson Avenue and Eastlawn Street. Police said the man streamed the entire encounter on Facebook Live. “He targeted these officers,” said Detroit Police Chief James Craig. “This thing started in Macomb County at some point Warren PD got involved in a brief pursuit."

Veteran suicide awareness

Ben Davis is a Metro Detroit military veteran who has overcome tremendous injuries to defy the doctors who said he couldn’t walk normally again. Monday, Veteran’s Day, Davis is running for 22 hours to raise money to help other veterans.

Wayne State University

The future of the neurosurgery program between Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center seems to be over following the loss of the program’s accreditation. It seems to be the latest byproduct of the continual deterioration of the partnership between the two.

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