Morning 4: Michigan man charged in murder near Disney in Florida -- and other top stories

Here are the top stories for the morning of Sept. 1, 2022

Justin Lamar Jones is accused of murdering two people on Aug. 31, 2022, at this Florida campground. (WKMG/Lake County Sheriff's Office)

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.


Michigan man charged with murdering 2 people at campground near Disney, Florida officials say

A man from Southeast Michigan has been charged with kidnapping, sexual battery, and murdering two people at a campground near Disney in Florida, officials said.

Read the report here.


Ford recalls 200K SUVs due to fire risk with fan motors

Ford is recalling nearly 200,000 large SUVs in the U.S. because the heating and cooling fan motors can fail and catch fire.

The recall covers Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators from the 2015 through 2017 model years.

Learn more here.


Woman brake checks driver behind her, fires shots in I-96 road rage incident, police say

A woman brake checked a driver behind her and then fired shots at the car during a road rage incident on I-96 in Detroit, police said.

See more here.


Crews installing new pipe at Metro Detroit water main break site; may take days

Crews are working to install parts of a new pipe that are replacing a damaged pipe at the site of a major water main break in Metro Detroit, and it may take days to complete the installation.

Read more here.


Weather: Mild end to the week ahead of holiday weekend rain chances in Metro Detroit

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.