ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE REPORT -- Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on March 13, 2020 at 8:50 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on March 13, 2020 at 8:50 p.m. (WDIV)

Michigan unemployment: Residents returning to unemployment should reopen previous claims

DETROIT – Michigan workers who returned to work after being on unemployment and are now temporarily unemployed again should reopen their claims online, officials said.

The Unemployment Insurance Agency released this information as the state’s COVID-19 restrictions are set to be tightened Wednesday (Nov. 17) through Dec. 8.

Michigan coronavirus cases up to 272,034; Death toll now at 8,128

Metro Detroit weather: Snow showers linger before warmer temperatures arrive

Snow showers linger before warmer air rescues us for the second half of the week. Just don’t make any outdoor plans for the weekend.

Click here to read the full forecast.

4 Fast Facts

  • A psychologist and medical doctor were charged in a criminal complaint for their alleged role in a scheme to create fake medical diagnoses to help immigrants fraudulently obtain their U.S. citizenship, announced United States Attorney Matthew Schneider. Click here to read more.
  • Two children are now recovering after a pickup truck they were riding in with their parents was hit by a driver who allegedly ran a red light. Click here to read more.
  • A Waterford Township woman who spent 20 months in prison after being convicted of manslaughter in her husband’s death has been released. Click here to read more.
  • Three additional Beaumont hospitals are now limiting visitation. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

Survey of Michigan educators shows teachers concerned about in-person learning

A grim and dire picture is emerging from a survey taken by the representatives of the majority of Michigan’s teachers. The Michigan Education Association today unveiled the numbers and they paint an image of teachers, exhausted, frightened, overworked and on the brink.

In reversal, Wayne County Board of Canvassers unanimously approve certification of election votes

The Wayne County Board of Canvassers has reversed its vote on Tuesday and unanimously approved to certify election votes hours after it was split. The board was initially deadlock with a 2-2 split along the party line. Originally, two Republican members voted not to certify and two Democratic members voted to certify.


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About the Author:

DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.