ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE REPORT -- Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Aug. 19, 2020 at 8:30 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Aug. 19, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. (WDIV)

4 doctors, 2 nurse practitioners, 3 pharmacists among 19 indicted in Metro Detroit drug scheme

DETROIT – Four doctors, two nurse practitioners and three pharmacists are among the 19 people who have been indicted in connection with an elaborate drug scheme that went on for years, officials said.

The opioid epidemic is still very much a problem in Metro Detroit, with people addicted to and dying from pain pills, heroin and fentanyl.

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 124,687; Death toll now at 6,762

Metro Detroit weather: Storm chances Wednesday evening, more rain ahead

Showers and rumbles Wednesday evening will lead to more rain Thursday, and we’re still staring at a frosty start to our first weekend in October.

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4 Fast Facts

A press conference was held Wednesday afternoon to release details into the arrest of a man in connection with a hate crime investigation in Warren. Click here to read more.

James Herrara said he was facing life in prison for a crime he did not commit. Click here to read more.

An innocent man who wrongfully served 26 years in prison for a Detroit murder has been released on Wednesday. Click here to read more.

A $2,500 reward is being offered for any information in the double hit-and-run of a 26-year-old mother of three. Click here to read more.

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Ilitch Holdings announces layoffs at Comerica Park, LCA, Fox Theatre

When you are in the business of entertainment and aren’t allowed to entertain people -- it is a very big problem. Ilitch Holdings announced furloughs and layoffs are coming to staff at Comerica Park, Little Caesars Arena and the Fox Theatre.

How chance of spreading COVID-19 through air changes based on what words are spoken

Experts have discovered the likelihood of spreading the coronavirus (COVID-19) through aerosols from a person’s mouth changes based on what words that person is saying. With increasing evidence of COVID-19 spreading through person-to-person contact, one question that often comes up is: How close is too close?

What to know before making holiday plans during coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the world of travel. Despite the challenge, many are focused on getting away for the holidays. There are steps to take before you book a trip. Millions of people are expected to be traveling. So, if you’re looking to book a flight or get a deal -- you need to act fast.

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