Morning 4: Roseville police officer won’t face charges in fatal shooting of Frank Robles -- and other news

Here are the top stories for the morning of May 19, 2022

Female Roseville police officer's body cam footage amid officer shooting

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.


No charges filed against Roseville police officer in fatal shooting of knife-wielding man

No criminal charges are being filed against a Roseville police officer who shot and killed an armed man in April after an investigation left the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office without “any evidence to substantiate” charges against the officer.

Read the report here.


Oakland County man on probation fires several shots while hanging out window of SUV, police say

An Oakland County man was found near a half dozen guns while police investigated him for firing shots at another vehicle as he hung out the window of an SUV, authorities said.

Here’s the story.


The Z-Bridge: The turbulent history behind Michigan’s Zilwaukee Bridge

Some believe this Michigan bridge marks the start of Up North. Others just marvel at its vast span and view of the Saginaw River. We’re talking about, of course, the Zilwaukee Bridge.

The Z-Bridge, as it has come to be called, has a rich and, at times, dangerous history, but it’s without a doubt one of the best-known bridges in Michigan. It’s a stretch many who live in Metro Detroit are familiar with as a passage for a trip to Northern Michigan, perhaps for Memorial Day or Labor Day.

See the history here.


Interactive map shows best places to hunt for morel mushroom in Michigan

It’s mushroom season in Michigan. The state offers exceptional morel mushroom hunting in the springtime.

The Michigan DNR has released their latest Michigan morel mushroom map -- an interactive look at the best places in the state to hunt for them.

Learn more here.


Weather: Quickly warming up in Metro Detroit ahead of weekend showers: What to know

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.


About the Author:

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