Nightside Report Nov. 25, 2020: Mother of Skelton boys speaks out on 10 year anniversary

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View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Nov. 2, 2020 at 8:30 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Nov. 2, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. (WDIV)

‘This never gets easier’ -- Mother of Skelton boys speaks out on 10-year anniversary

DETROIT – The investigation into the Skelton boys disappearance continues with age-progression photos of Andrew, Alexander and Tanner.

The photos were released Wednesday, 10 years since they disappeared with their father.

“Because we don’t have answers, no, this never gets easier,” said Tanya Zuvers.

Michigan coronavirus cases up to 324,779; Death toll now at 8,761

Metro Detroit weather: Scattered showers clear up by Thanksgiving

We’ll dry out before sunrise on Thanksgiving. Temperatures rise in the short term, but we’re monitoring a potential winter storm for early next week.

Click here to read the full forecast.

4 Fast Facts

  • Two different families have one wish for Thanksgiving and that’s to have both of their daughters back home. Click here to read more.
  • A family from Novi put barriers in place to create what they’re calling a “COVID-Free Cafe” in their home. Click here to read more.
  • A new business owner in Metro Detroit decided to make giving back to the community her first order of business. Click here to read more.
  • A photo of a suspected car thief posted to Facebook helped police in Allen Park apprehend the suspect 20 minutes later. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

Michigan officials warn of email scam targeting unemployment claimants

Michigan officials are warning residents of an email scam that is attempting to retrieve personal information from individuals collecting unemployment benefits. According to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, an email is being sent to claimants seeking personal information. The email is being sent from a Gmail account that appears to be from the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) -- it is not.

Beaumont Hospital-Wayne restricts visitation as coronavirus spreads rapidly in Michigan

The Beaumont Hospital in Wayne is restricting patient visitation to help prevent the spread of coronavirus as cases and hospitalizations continue to rise throughout Michigan. Effective at 8 a.m. on Nov. 27, no visitors will be allowed for patients with a pending or confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, patients under 21 years of age, women in labor or “other extreme circumstances where the benefits of presence outweigh the risk of COVID-19 exposure,” officials said Wednesday. COVID patients will be allowed visitors if they are nearing the end of life.

Henry Ford prepares to receive COVID-19 vaccine as approval nears

Once a COVID-19 vaccine is approved, Henry Ford says it is prepared to receive and store the vaccine -- which requires storage at extremely low temperatures. Drug companies Pfizer and Moderna have both developed promising COVID-19 vaccines that are nearing approval in the U.S. Both vaccines also require unique storage to maintain their potency and efficacy.

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Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 --

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.