ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019

Woman says man put tracking device on her car to stalk her

A Royal Oak woman said a man she dated for a short time put a hidden GPS chip on her car and was showing up everywhere she went around Metro Detroit.

Steven Camp, 48, is facing a felony charge of aggravated stalking and a misdemeanor charge of placing a motor vehicle tracking device on the woman's car. She said she briefly went out with Camp, but the relationship quickly ended.

Royal Oak woman says man she briefly dated put GPS chip on her car to show up wherever she went

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  • A Troy family of four was rescued Wednesday while hanging onto their overturned Jet Skis on Lake Michigan, officials said. Read more.

  • Friends and family are mourning two men who were killed Tuesday in a small plane crash near a Livingston County airport. Learn more.

  • Detroit police are still searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a woman riding her bicycle on the city's west side. Read more.

  • Three inmates at the Milan Correctional Facility are facing charges after a fellow inmate was killed earlier this year. Learn more.

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Downtown hit-and-run

A woman driving a Corvette struck another woman and a truck in Downtown Detroit and then sped away from the scene, according to police. The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. on June 7 in the area of Elizabeth and Park avenues, police said.

A 33-year-old woman was approached by the driver of a Chevrolet truck, officials said. While the woman and the truck driver were talking, another woman started speeding along the road in a Corvette and struck the pedestrian and the truck, according to authorities.

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Car submerged in pond

Two women who were in a car that crashed into a Waterford Township pond Wednesday died at a local hospital, authorities said. Rescuers used an ax to free the two women from an SUV that crashed into the middle of a pond.

The crash happened at 10:58 a.m. in a small pond at the Saybrook Condominium Complex off Crescent Lake Road, south of Pontiac Lake Road.

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Woman in custody

Police have arrested a woman and are still searching for a driver who fled on foot after leading officers on a chase from Southfield to Detroit, according to authorities.

Officials said they tried to conduct a traffic stop Wednesday morning at Nine Mile Road and Providence Drive in Southfield when the driver fled the scene.

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U.S. figure skating coach banned

A longtime U.S. figure skating coach accused of sexual abuse has been banned for life by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, a watchdog for U.S. Olympic sports organizations, according to NBC News.

Richard Callaghan, known for helping Tara Lipinski earn 1998 Olympic gold, and has now been ruled permanently ineligible for violations, including alleged sexual misconduct involving a minor.

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