Nightside Report Jan. 6, 2021: Michigan moving to new phase of COVID-19 vaccines, Trump supporters storm US Capitol

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View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Jan. 6, 2021 at 9 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Jan. 6, 2021 at 9 p.m. (WDIV)

Michigan moving to new phase of COVID vaccinations, including teachers, first responders, residents age 65

DETROIT – Michigan is moving on to a new phase of COVID-19 vaccinations, including teachers, first responders, childcare providers and residents 65 years of age and older.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday that the new phase of vaccinations will begin Monday (Jan. 11).

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 508,736; Death toll now at 12,918

4 Fast Facts

  • Michigan basketball’s game against Penn State on Saturday has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Penn State program. Click here to read more.
  • Wayne County is accepting resumes from individuals interested in applying for the appointment of county sheriff. Click here to read more.
  • Crime dropped overall in Detroit in 2020, even though the number of homicides and non-fatal shootings rose dramatically, according to police statistics released Wednesday. Click here to read more.
  • Three Detroit police officers and a fourth person were taken to a hospital after a crash at an intersection on Detroit’s west side, officials said. Click here to read more.

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6 takeaways from Whitmer’s COVID briefing: Michigan’s restrictions, metrics concerns, vaccines

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer provided an update Wednesday on COVID-19 in Michigan, talking about whether restrictions will be loosened or strengthened, a concerning trend in the metrics and a new phase of vaccinations.

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Pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol in bid to overturn election

A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House.

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