Nightside Report March 14, 2021: Fundraiser held for Metro Detroit family who lost young mother in car crash; Tracking third round of stimulus checks

Fundraiser held for Metro Detroit family who lost young mother in car crash (WDIV)

Woodhaven business raises money for family after mother dies shielding sons from car crash

Friends and family members gathered Sunday to honor Hillarie Galazka, a 29-year-old mother who lost her life protecting her sons.

Her family said she was killed shielding her twin boys during a crash on I-96, near Davison.

Woodhaven Nails & Spa held held a fundraiser Sunday for Galazka’s three children. The owners said they saw the story and knew they had to do something.

See the full story here.

The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 607,437; Death toll now at 15,774

Metro Detroit weather: Enjoying fair skies Sunday evening

Sunday evening will have fair skies and it will be chilly. Temperatures fall to the low 40s just before sunset, which is nearly an hour later than yesterday’s thanks to daylight saving time. Temps fall to the 30s by midnight and even lower afterward.

See the full forecast here.

4 Fast Facts

  • Michigan lands the No. 1 seed in 2021 the NCAA Tournament, while the Spartans get the No. 11 seed with a play-in game. Click here to read more.
  • The human trafficking and abuse case against former U.S. gymnastics coach John Geddert is over after he took his own life at a rest stop, but legal experts believe the way he was charged may be a new beginning in the fight to protect young athletes. Click here to read more.
  • Congress has approved another round of stimulus checks to most Americans this month, and they’ve already begun circulating -- here’s what you need to know. Click here to read more.
  • Police are seeking a man wanted for questioning in Ypsilanti Township in connection with the homicide of a 32-year-old. Click here to read more.

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