Morning 4: $20M Detroit Home Repair Fund to assist hundreds of families needing assistance

Here are the top stories for the morning of May 4, 2022

$20M pledged to help Detroit residents repair homes

Morning 4 is a quick roundup of stories we think you should know about to start your day. So, let’s get to the news.


$20M Detroit Home Repair Fund announced for homeowners in need of assistance

Hundreds of struggling families will benefit from the newly announced $20M Detroit Home Repair Fund. According to recent research, about 8,500 homes are considered inadequate. It’s something homeowners like Loretta Powell know firsthand.

Learn more here.


Dave Chappelle tackled during Hollywood Bowl comedy show

Comedian Dave Chappelle was tackled during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday night. Security guards chased and overpowered the attacker, and Chappelle was able to continue his performance while the man was taken away in an ambulance.

Read more here.


Get $25 concert tickets to over 70 Michigan shows starting today: What to know

Concert week is returning to Metro Detroit in May, and music lovers will be able to snag tickets for a reasonable price.

Starting at 10 a.m. on May 4, tickets to over 70 Metro Detroit shows hosted by Live Nation and 313 Presents will go on sale for $25. The shows are being held at the Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Pine Knob Music Theatre, Little Caesars Arena and Fox Theatre.

See the list of participating shows here.


Lincoln Park Kroger employee says she was fired after 31 years for trying to stop shoplifter

A Lincoln Park Kroger employee said she was fired after 31 years for trying to stop a customer from shoplifting.

Beverly Bennett, 61, said she lost her job after confronting a shoplifter who was trying to steal a grocery cart filled with liquor. She is now taking the company to court.

See the report here.


Weather: Warm, sunny Wednesday before more wet weather

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.


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Cassidy Johncox is a senior digital news editor covering stories across the spectrum, with a special focus on politics and community issues.