Nightside Report Aug. 7, 2021: Michigan Olympian welcomed home with parade, Ypsi woman stranded in Puerto Rico, humid weekend

Here are tonight’s top stories

Annie Lazor received a warm welcome home after winning a bronze medal in the 2020 Summer Olympics. (WDIV)

Metro Detroit community honors Annie Lazor with parade following Olympic win

DETROIT – It is not everyday you get to meet a hometown hero and an Olympian who trained in your backyard.

“It means so much to me to have a community to come home to -- not only for myself but for family and my mom. To know so many people care about us is incredible,” said Lazor.

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Get Caught Up: Michigan schools receive updated COVID guidance for return to in-person learning

Metro Detroit weather: Mild Saturday evening, showers arrive later

Saturday night will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Overnight lows will be in the low and middle 60s.

Sunday will be partly sunny and warm with scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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4 Fast Facts

  • What was supposed to be a relaxing getaway turned into an never ending nightmare for an Ypsilanti woman who is still not sure if she’s going to make it back home. Click here to read more.
  • The Motor City Car Crawl Presented by Huntington kicked off in Detroit on Thursday. Click here to read more.
  • A partnership between Tittle Brothers Construction and Habitat for Humanity installed a roof for a U.S. Army Veteran. Click here to read more.
  • Two missing Independence Township children have been found safe in North Carolina. Click here to read more.

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