ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE REPORT -- Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on July 31, 2020 at 8:37 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on July 31, 2020 at 8:37 p.m. (WDIV)

Family of Harper Woods mother allegedly murdered by boyfriend didn’t know she was in danger

DETROIT – The family of a Harper Woods mother of six who was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend didn’t know their loved one was in danger, they said.

Steven Bratton, 42, is charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, Katie Elliott, 37, of Harper Woods, according to authorities.

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 119,597; Death toll now at 6,700

Metro Detroit weather: 3 more beautiful days before temperatures crash

What did we do to deserve weather like this? “Lived through 2020” would be an acceptable response. We’re not done with this goodness just yet, but we can see the end, and it’s a doozy.

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4 Fast Facts

  • Police believe a drug operation inside an Oakland County home might be responsible for causing an explosion that rocked a neighborhood and threw two men from the house. Click here to read more.
  • An 11-year-old boy has raised thousands of dollars to buy critical equipment for seven fire departments in the state of Michigan. Click here to read more.
  • The Parade Company announced today America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Gardner-White is set to go as a live televised-only production in the heart of Downtown Detroit. Click here to read more.
  • Police are going door-to-door in a Warren neighborhood looking for new clues into a series of racially motivated attacks on an African-American family. Click here to read more.

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3 factors that significantly increase risk of death for young adults with COVID-19

People between the ages of 20 and 29 accounted for the greatest portion of new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases between June and August. New research shows which of those patients are at the highest risk for developing serious complications. So far, the most serious complications and number of deaths due to COVID-19 have occurred among older people, but as an increasingly younger group becomes infected, understanding the risks can help keep everyone vigilant.

Third suspect charged in Eastern Michigan University sexual assault investigation

During a virtual court appearance on Thursday, Thomas Hernandez, 23, was charged alongside two other former Eastern Michigan University students who had already been charged earlier this year. Hernandez was charged with four counts of criminal sexual conduct. Three of those charges were in the first degree. The final charge was in the fourth degree.

Aerial treatment to help prevent spread of EEE completed in Michigan

Aerial treatment to prevent the spread of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been completed with approximately 462,000 acres treated, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced Thursday. The treatment, which started on Sept. 16, was completed Wednesday, according to MDHHS.

Michigan health officials make recommendations regarding Halloween celebrations

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has issued guidance Thursday on how to safely celebrate the holiday during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its guidelines for celebrating Halloween Tuesday.

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