‘Enough is Enough’ -- Dozens arrested in Detroit police program targeting violent offenders
DETROIT – Police announced Operation Restore Order, Enough is Enough, a two-day sweep by Detroit police targeting violent criminals in the city.
The program was announced Thursday morning, but it already is showing results.
According to authorities, 28 arrests were made before 4 p.m.
The operation is in direct response to the rise in gun violence in the past week. Police said Detroit is seeing a 16% jump in homicides in this year.
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Metro Detroit weather: Wave after wave of rain expected this weekend, next week
Rain chances are lining up through the end of the next workweek. Expect warm and humid conditions during that stretch, as well.
4 Fast Facts
- State Rep. Jewell Jones was in front of a judge Thursday, accused of violating his bond after his suspected DUI arrest in April. Click here to read more.
- Police in Warren are starting a new diversity and inclusion program in an effort to hire more diverse police officers. Click here to read more.
- A grieving family said someone vandalized the memorial for 22-year-old Rashad Kimball, who was shot and killed in November on Detroit’s east side. Click here to read more.
- A Detroit police officer has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after crashing their vehicle into another vehicle in February, killing a well-known lawyer. Click here to read more.
Blood shortage impacts Metro Detroit hospitals, donations needed
A national blood shortage is impacting hospitals around Metro Detroit. Some hospitals have been forced to make changes and are asking the public to roll up their sleeves to help out.
Not surprisingly, the pandemic caused a drop in blood donations, but there was also less blood needed as many surgeries were put on hold.
Boy Scouts of America abuse investigation: Michigan AG Nessel asks victims to come forward
“Through the documents, we have been made aware what we initially thought were 1,700 victims in the state of Michigan, that number has increased to 3,000 individuals that we believe were victimized due to their relationship with the Boy Scouts of America,” Nessel said.
CDC investigates Michigan teen’s death days after COVID vaccine to determine if there’s a connection
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