Nightside Report Oct. 22, 2021: Rochester homeowner will donate part of home sale to local nonprofit, Police chase forces 2 elementary schools to go on brief lockdown in Garden City

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Seller of Rochester home pledges to give $100K to nonprofit if asking price is met (WDIV)

‘We decided to do something crazy, extraordinary’: Rochester homeowner will donate part of home sale to local nonprofit

DETROIT – A Rochester home is selling for $2.1 million, but it’s what’s happening at the open house Saturday, Oct. 23, that makes the listing unique.

It’s no secret that it’s a sellers market but the homeowner wanted to make sure her sale would benefit everyone including the community.

“We decided to do something a little bit crazy, extraordinary,” said realtor Tanya Biernat said.

The house sits on close to eight acres and includes a pool, jacuzzi, five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms.

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The latest: Michigan reports 7,505 new COVID cases, 118 deaths -- average of 3,753 cases per day

Metro Detroit weather: Mostly sunny to mostly cloudy Friday with chillier conditions

After enjoying morning sunshine, the rest of Friday will have increasing clouds but remain dry. It remains chilly to cool to entice more vibrant colors from our fall foliage.

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4 Fast Facts

  • Walmart is recalling about 3,900 bottles of essential oil-infused spray due to a rare and dangerous bacteria that has been detected, officials said. Two deaths are being investigated. Click here to read more.
  • A police chase forced two elementary schools in Garden City to be locked down for a brief time Friday, officials said. Click here to read more.
  • From first responders to staff in city hall, Ann Arbor city employees have to be fully vaccinated against COVID by Nov. 19. Click here to read more.
  • Local 4′s Victor Williams caught the eye of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk when he showed off some moves during a live shot earlier this month. Click here to read more.

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Warrant: Baldwin didn’t know weapon contained live round

An assistant director unwittingly handed Alec Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show.

“Cold gun,” the assistant director announced, according to a search warrant filed in a Santa Fe court.

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About the Author:

DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.