ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

4th Michigan resident dies from mosquito-borne EEE

A fourth Michigan resident has died from Eastern equine encephalitis, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. The victim was a resident of Calhoun County.

EEE has been confirmed in nine people in Michigan in Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo and Van Buren counties.

4th Michigan resident dies from mosquito-borne EEE

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4 fast facts

  • The brother of a man who was fatally shot by a Dallas police officer forgave and embraced her after she was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Read more.

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended campaigning until further notice after being treated for a blockage in an artery. Learn more.

  • A man who stole a wallet from a Detroit gas station returned the wallet, without the money it had in it, when a video of the theft went viral. Read more.

  • Police are searching for a man and a woman who are believed to have stolen from 7-Eleven store in Macomb Township. Learn more.

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Amber Guyger sentenced

A white Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing her black neighbor in his apartment, which she said she mistook for her own unit one floor below.

Amber Guyger didn't appear to show much reaction, at least from the angle of a live camera stream, as the judge read the jury's sentence. It came a day after the jury convicted her of murder in the September 2018 killing of Botham Jean.

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Mysterious death

Police are investigating the mysterious death of a Clinton Township man who was reported missing and later found dead in a burned Detroit home.

Darius Campbell, 29, was last seen Aug. 31, and since that day, family members and friends worked nonstop to find him, police said. He was reported missing by Detroit police in early September, a week after his red 2003 Chrysler Town & Country was found in the city.

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Facial recognition

The latest blow to Detroit police Chief James Craig's fight to use facial recognition technology comes from one of his most vocal opponents: Rep. Rashida Tlaib.

The congresswoman said Monday night she feels only black analysts should review cases. She made the comments after Craig invited her on a tour of the real-time crime center in response to her raising concerns on social media.

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Clawson schools

Parents of children in the Clawson School District received a surprise in their inboxes Wednesday, as the superintendent announced major changes are on the way.

Superintendent Tim Wilson has concerns about the district's future and is looking into solutions. The district has enough money for now, but in about three years, something will need to change.

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