ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, Aug. 21, 2020

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on July 31, 2020 at 8:37 p.m. (WDIV)

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake jolts southeast Michigan

DETROIT – The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a 3.2 magnitude earthquake on Friday evening. The earthquake happened at 6:55 p.m., 1.9 miles SSE of Detroit Beach. The quake depth was 1 mile. USGS officials initially reported the quake as a 3.4 magnitude earthquake.

3.2 magnitude earthquake in SE Michigan: Did you feel it?

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 95,071; Death toll now at 6,378

4 Fast Facts

  • A flying space object known as 2018 VP1 is hurtling through our solar system right now, and it’s due to be in our vicinity in early November. Click here to read more.
  • Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a Highland Park Coney Island restaurant located in the 17000 block of Hamilton Avenue. Click here to read more.
  • Wayne County residents will begin receiving jury summonses in the mail as the Third Circuit Court looks to re-open its doors. Click here to read more.
  • A group of Michigan gym owners met in Lansing Friday to plead with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to reopen gyms. Click here to read more.

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6 Michigan businesses fined for ‘serious violations’ of COVID-19 safety protocols

Six businesses in Michigan have been fined for “serious violations” of coronavirus (COVID-19) safety protocols and potentially endangering workers, state officials said.

Hateful flier against interracial marriage found near Trenton home

Hateful fliers have resurfaced in Trenton leaving the community on edge.

“This individual whoever it is, is just a coward. Don’t sneak around in the dark of night and place these things on people’s lawns. I can’t even begin to imagine what would get someone to think this way, but it’s disgusting,” said Mike Oakley of the Trenton Police Department.

Court of Appeals rules Gov. Whitmer has authority to use emergency pandemic powers

The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a Republican-led lawsuit challenging her authority during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Michigan Court of Appeals panel ruled 2-1 for Whitmer in the lawsuit, which challenged her emergency authority in the state’s handling of the pandemic.

Salmonella cases across the country linked to fresh peaches

On Friday, Michigan health and agriculture officials issued a warning telling consumers not to eat fresh, whole bagged or loose, bulk peaches supplied by California-based Wawona Packing Company and distributed to various retail locations, after linking Salmonella infections to the produce.

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