ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Nov. 13, 2019 at 8:30 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Nov. 13, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. (WDIV)

Auburn Hills woman, boyfriend accused of murdering her roommate at Atlanta college

DETROIT – An Auburn Hills woman and her boyfriend are accused of strangling her roommate to death at Clark Atlanta University. Police said Jordyn Jones, 21, of Auburn Hills, and her boyfriend were responsible for the murder of Alexis Crawford. A woman at the home in Auburn Hills told Local 4 she would speak to us, but she never answered the door. Out front were several cars with stickers showing they’re parents of a Clark University student in Atlanta.

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  • The United Auto Workers union is launching what it calls “widespread ethics reforms” amid a federal investigation into fraud and misuse of funds. Click here to read more.
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  • There is an agonizing waiting game playing out between mother nature and farmers in southeast Michigan. Click here to read more.
  • There was recently a list released of roundabouts with the highest number of crashes in Michigan and nine of the top 10 are in Metro Detroit. Click here to read more.

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Recreational marijuana

State regulators said the public may be able to purchase recreational marijuana as early as Dec. 1, a date much earlier than expected. Voters approved recreational marijuana last year. It has taken this long for regulators to come up with the infrastructure and rules governing how recreational marijuana will work.

Warren Consolidated Schools

Officials with Warren Consolidated Schools are trying to figure out why 12 school buses broke down and caused the district to shut down Wednesday. Mechanics are still examining the buses, some of which had students on board. Those students had to be transferred to a second bus, officials said.

Malik McDowell

Former Michigan State University football star Malik McDowell learned his sentence after a fight with police at a gas station in February. He apologized in court Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough to avoid more time behind bars.

Marijuana convictions

Efforts in Lansing to clear the criminal records of more than 250,000 people with marijuana convictions is one step closer to being a reality. The bill cleared the State House. “We’re talking about a time now where people are about to make profit off something that people have been locked up for and harassed for, for years. We’re not doing anything about it immediately, that’s where the real issues lie,” said State Representative District 11 Jewell Jones.

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