ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Aug. 23, 2020

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Local 4 News Today (Aug. 23, 2020)
Local 4 News Today (Aug. 23, 2020)

Fraser man jumps into Detroit River alongside DFD Sgt. to save drowning girls

The community is mourning veteran Detroit Fire Department sergeant, Sivad Johnson, who died while trying to save the lives of others. His body was recovered from the Detroit River Saturday afternoon.

Multiple arrests made during Detroit protest against increased presence of federal agents

Several people were arrested during a protest against Operation Legend in Downtown Detroit Friday night. Around midnight police gave several warnings before using tear gas to clear the crowd.

House passes bill to reverse changes blamed for mail delays

With heated debate over mail delays, the House approved legislation in a rare Saturday session that would reverse recent changes in U.S. Postal Service operations and send $25 billion to shore up the agency ahead of the November election.


Coronavirus in Michigan 🦠

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 96,024; Death toll now at 6,389

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 96,024 as of Saturday, including 6,389 deaths, state officials report.


Metro Detroit weather: Rising temperatures with increasing humidity Sunday ☀️

Metro Detroit weather: Highs in the upper 80s Saturday
Metro Detroit weather: Highs in the upper 80s Saturday

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