ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Thursday, May 23, 2019

Grandmother of murdered Monroe girl claims authorities aren't doing their job

Investigators with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department say they're still working to solve the murder of 5-year-old Nevaeh Buchanan, but the girl's grandmother claims they aren't doing their job.

Grandmother of murdered Monroe girl Nevaeh Buchanan claims authorities aren't doing their job

4 fast facts

  • Ford offered a peek at restoration efforts inside Detroit's historic Michigan Central Station. Read more.

  • A mother started a program that aims to get more children gardening. Learn more.

  • Two men are still missing after their plane was recovered in Lake Michigan. Read more.

  • If you're looking for something to do over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in the Detroit area, then click here.

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Fatal ATV crash

Five children were left without a father Wednesday when a man was killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Detroit's west side.

Victor Davis, 38, crashed on the same day police issued a warning about ATVs on city streets. Davis' family said he was not part of the group taunting police.


Fiat Chrysler plant

Currently, Detroit only has two auto assembly plants in the city limits, but that number is expected to double. In order for that to happen, Fiat Chrysler is going to need autoworkers, and it's beginning the process of doing some heavy-duty hiring.


District Detroit

After a groundbreaking in the District Detroit on Thursday, questions arose about the development of 50 blocks surrounding Little Caesars Arena.

A DMC sports medicine institute will be built on Woodward Avenue between Little Caesars Arena and the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business.


Detroit officer shot

Last weekend, Detroit police faced a man who they said was willing to kill them in order to escape.

The man is accused of using his car as a weapon, pinning and injuring two Detroit police officers. He then allegedly got out of the vehicle and opened fire, hitting another officer.


Here’s a look at what we’re working on for Local 4 News at 11:

MISSING KAYAKER:  Friends are gathering to pray for the safe return of a Birmingham native who went missing while kayaking in Lake Michigan. New video shows what the man was doing moments before he vanished, and we’ll hear from those who know him best.

GONE WITHOUT A TRACE: Twenty-nine years after Paige Renkoski disappeared, the case is still baffling investigators. Local 4 Defender Karen Drew has the latest on the investigation as her family hopes to find answers to one of Michigan's oldest cold cases.

JOE LOUIS ARENA: Local 4 takes you for an exclusive tour of the former home of the Detroit Red Wings before it’s reduced to rubble.

– PLUS breaking news, weather and sports. WATCH Local 4 News at 11 here.

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