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ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Aug. 2, 2020 at 6:38 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Aug. 2, 2020 at 6:38 p.m. (WDIV)

Pilot was told not to fly plane in fatal 2018 Detroit crash, investigation reveals

DETROIT – The report said the mechanic had found the oil filter contained significant metal debris and told the pilot that the engine needed to be overhauled. The pilot reportedly said he had just purchased the airplane and couldn’t afford to overhaul the engine, leading the mechanic to place a red “Do Not Fly” placard on the pilot-side yoke.

Read: Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 82,782 with no additional deaths reported Sunday

Metro Detroit weather: Cloudy, damp Sunday evening

The National Weather Service has issued a Lakeshore Flood Advisory for Sanilac and St. Clair Counties until 10 p.m. ET, Sunday.

Saturday evening will be mostly cloudy with heavier, more widespread showers. Temperatures will be near 80° before dinner time and in the 70s afterward.

Showers become lighter and more scattered through the dinner hour. The ground remains damp and slippery through midnight. Showers return for Monday and Primary Day, Tuesday.

Read the full forecast here.

Tracking power outages in SE Michigan -- Aug. 2, 2020

4 Fast Facts

  • It’s another chapter of the ongoing battle on what to do with the McLouth Steel Site, Downriver in Trenton. Click here to read more.
  • Metro Detroit saw its share of rain, fallen trees and floods overnight -- when the rain started coming in, Lincoln Park residents started to worry. Click here to read more.
  • Redford Township parents were charged in connection with the non-fatal shooting of their 5-year-old daughter. Click here to read more.
  • Longtime Detroit sports writer and radio host Jamie Samuelsen died Saturday. Click here to read more.

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 -- Monday, Aug. 3, 2020



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