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View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Aug. 3, 2020 at 8:35 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Aug. 3, 2020 at 8:35 p.m. (WDIV)

Employee charged with attacking Alzheimer’s patient at West Bloomfield nursing home

DETROIT – Police said it may have happened so he could steal her jewelry. Stacey Mercer is facing Elder Abuse Charges for an attack on a 69-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease at the Villa at Green Lake Estates in West Bloomfield.

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 89,271; Death toll now at 6,273

4 Fast Facts

  • Ford is recalling more than 558,000 midsize SUVs in North America because the brakes may not work properly. Click here to read more.
  • Doctors studying the effects of the coronavirus said the pandemic has led to fewer parents getting their children vaccinated and an increase in dog bite attacks. Click here to read more.
  • A Wayne County judge is under investigation for making inappropriate comments during a murder trial and it’s not the first time he’s gotten himself in trouble. Click here to read more.
  • The coronavirus pandemic has put so many fundraisers on hold with some cancelled all together, but for one Walled Lake family used it as an opportunity. Click here to read more.

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Police believe Dearborn murder suspect could be linked to other crimes

Maxine Callaghan’s daughter knew something was wrong when she couldn’t get a hold of her mother in late July.

When Dearborn police went to check on her, they found her car missing and the 93-year-old’s body. Investigators determined she had been beaten to death.

Redford candidate calls for investigation into results of August Primary

Brenda Hill ran for election to the Michigan House of Representatives to represent the 10th state senate district in Detroit and Redford.

She lost in the Aug. 4 Primary, but she said something didn’t seem right with the results and is calling for the Secretary of State to launch an investigation.

Michigan DNR: 6 confirmed cougar sightings in 2020

The Michigan DNR has confirmed six cougar sightings in 2020, all in the Upper Peninsula.

In 2020, the DNR says it has six confirmed reports of cougars in Michigan, all in the Upper Peninsula: one each in Chippewa, Ontonagon and Schoolcraft counties and three in Delta County.

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