ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, April 19, 2019

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman discusses team's young core, rebuild progress, decision to return

Detroit Red Wings legend Steve Yzerman was officially introduced Friday as the team's new general manager.

"It is an extremely exciting day in the history of our franchise," Red Wings president and CEO Christopher Ilitch said. "I am thrilled to announce today that Steve Yzerman will return to the Detroit Red Wings in the role of executive vice president and general manager."

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman discusses team's young core, rebuild progress, decision to return

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4 fast facts

  • A father allegedly shot a 2-year-old during a fight with the child's mother. Read more.

  • Officials said a passenger's bag caught fire at the Detroit Metro Airport. Learn more.

  • A Shelby Township family is voicing concern for neighborhood dogs after they encountered a coyote at their back door. Read more.

  • A recall of a blood pressure drug has been expanded. Learn more.

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Fatal shooting

A fight inside a Detroit shoe store Friday spilled out into the parking lot, and then a man was shot and killed. Two people are being questioned in the case. The shooting happened at the Villa shoe store on 7 Mile Road and Gratiot Avenue. 


Gas station warning

A gas station clerk who was stabbed by a man trying to shoplift a box of candy bars is coming forward to share his own story from 2017 as a warning to others.

Tarek Salah was working at a Sunoco gas station on Greenfield Road in 2017 when a customer started yelling and demanding free stuff.


Sterling Heights creek

Officials said a milky, white substance found in a Sterling Heights drain has been identified as concrete washout that was likely improperly pumped by a company.

A resident discovered the substance while hiking near a creek, officials said.

"I don't like looking at these kinds of pictures," Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller said.


Delphi murders

Police are expected to announce a new direction for the investigation into the killing of two Indiana teens.

Abigail “Abby” Williams, 13, and Liberty “Libby” German, 14, were found dead off a hiking trail near Delphi, Indiana, on Feb. 14, 2017. Authorities have not yet caught the killer.


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