Nightside Report July 11, 2021: Downriver 7-year-old recovering from dog attack, Ann Arbor teen’s duct tape tuxedo gets national attention, more rain on the way

Here are tonight’s top stories

The dog wasn’t captured, leaving the family unable to find its vet records. (WDIV)

7-year-old boy treated for potential rabies exposure after dog attack Downriver

DETROIT – A 7-year-old boy was badly bitten by a dog at the Huron River Mobile Home Park and is now being treated for a possible rabies exposure.

“I heard him screaming and I saw his face was red and I started screaming help,” recalled his sister, Abigail Zeestraten.

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Get Caught Up: What the ‘historic’ Michigan education funding bill means for your child

Metro Detroit weather: Cool, cloudy, drizzly Sunday evening

Sunday evening remains cool with overcast skies and drizzle. Temperatures languish in the middle and upper 60s.

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4 Fast Facts

  • A Metro Detroit teenager is a finalist in a national design competition where the only limitation is their imagination -- and maybe a dull pair of scissors. Click here to read more.
  • Detroit police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Saturday night on the city’s east side. Click here to read more.
  • The Detroit Tigers drafted high school pitcher Jackson Jobe with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2021 MLB draft. Click here to read more.
  • Swashbuckling billionaire Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday, bringing astro-tourism a step closer to reality. Click here to read more.

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