Nightside Report June 10, 2021: Detroit police unveil plan to curb street racing, violence; Son of former Michigan coach claims father ignored doctor’s sexual abuse

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Detroit police launch plan to curb summer violence, dangerous driving
Detroit police launch plan to curb summer violence, dangerous driving

‘Detroit party city, no more’ -- Police unveil plan to curb street racing, violence

DETROIT – Police are preparing to ramp up their presence and efforts in Detroit this summer in response to a rise in unruly behavior, illegal drag racing, guns, drugs, drinking and more.

Mayor Mike Duggan said Motor City will no longer be party city because the behavior is frustrating residents and leaves them feel unsafe to go outside.

Many streets in Detroit have looked like stunt driving car shows.

The Detroit Police Department showcased several high-end sports cars that they have seized from illegal drag racers.

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 891,615; Death toll now at 19,479

Metro Detroit weather: Stray showers could break up hot, humid weather

Wish we had something exciting to share about a dramatic change in the forecast. Unfortunately, it’s a lot more of the same. But we can see the end of this pattern.

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4 Fast Facts

  • The son of legendary University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler came forward Thursday with evidence against his father in the case of a university doctor believed to have sexually abused hundreds of patients. Click here to read more.
  • An undercover operation leads to one man being arrested after he allegedly sold drugs to an officer. Click here to read more.
  • In the 1970s, Andrew Starks, a retired bus driver, noticed houses on his block were vacant -- so he started buying them. Click here to read more.
  • Former United Auto Workers (UAW) president Gary Jones as has been sentenced to 28 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to stealing from the union he’d served for 45 years. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

Advisory panel debates requirements for COVID vaccine to be considered in children younger than 12

The FDA’s vaccine advisory panel met on Thursday to debate what will be required for a COVID vaccine to be authorized or approved for use in children under the age of 12.

The meeting lasted for seven hours and was focused on safety and how to best balance the benefits of a vaccine with any potential risks. Not just for an individual child, but also for our society as a whole.

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Airports across the US experience severe staff shortages that could lead to travel delays

The TSA is warning the public that there are severe staff shortages at airports across the country.

The staff shortage is impacting Detroit Metro Airport and TSA is warning that the staff shortage could lead to travel delays.

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