ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019

Police: Woman drunkenly hits I-75 median wall 6 times, tells officers she had 1 drink

Troy police say a woman was drunk when she crashed into the median on I-75 six times Friday. Police said Stacy Holly-Noel Foote, 37, of Flint, was driving a 2003 Buick Century erratically about 11:15 p.m.

According to police, officers found Foote in the driver's seat of her disabled vehicle after a tire dislodged near Crooks Road.

Troy police: Woman drunkenly hits I-75 median wall 6 times, tells officers she had 1 drink

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  • More than 300 people received tickets during day one of Michigan State Police's Operation Slower to Lower crackdown Wednesday. Learn more.

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Dog owner facing murder charge

A man is charged with murder after a 9-year-old girl was mauled to death by three pit bull dogs earlier this week in Southwest Detroit.

Emma Hernandez was killed in the attack Monday evening in Southwest Detroit. She was riding her bicycle in the area of Central Avenue and Smart Street when the three pit bulls escaped from a neighbor's yard, police said.

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Detroit officer bribes

Michael Mosley, a Detroit police officer, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on two counts of bribery alleging he took $15,000 in cash bribes from a drug trafficker.

Police Chief James Craig said he's disgusted by what Mosley, a 19-year veteran, is accused of doing. 

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Dog left to die

A "tiny, skinny and helpless" dog was found dead in a trash bin off the side of a Detroit alley after being dumped in it alive with a leash and collar on, officials said.

Members of Detroit Dog Rescue received a call about the dog, according to a Thursday Facebook post. The dog was dead when DDR officials arrived, according to authorities.

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Southgate explosion

A 59-year-old woman was killed Thursday when a series of explosions destroyed the back half of the home where she lived for many years, officials said.

The explosions happened around 9:30 a.m. Thursday on Cunningham Street near Fort Street. There isn't much damage in the front of the home, but the entire back of the house was blown up in a series of explosions, police said.

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