Morning 4: Driver charged in Novi crash that killed 32-year-old passenger -- and more news

Here are the top stories for the morning of Oct. 6, 2022

The scene of a fatal Oct. 3, 2022, crash in Novi. (WDIV)

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.


Man charged with drunk driving after crashing into tree in Novi, killing passenger

A 24-year-old man has been charged with drunk driving in an early-morning crash that killed one passenger and injured another earlier this week in Novi.

Donovan Lycette has been charged with two felonies in connection with a car crash that occurred on Monday, Oct. 3.

Read the report here.


What we know about alleged racially motivated attack on 59-year-old woman in Monroe County

A 59-year-old woman from Temperance says that she was attacked in Monroe County over the summer, and she believes it was racially motivated.

Learn more here.


Injuries, ineptitude, and a whole lotta losing: Waving goodbye to another rough Detroit Tigers season

ClickOnDetroit’s Derick Hutchinson reports: This isn’t how the end of the 2022 Detroit Tigers season was supposed to feel.

On Wednesday, when Gregory Soto, the team’s All-Star representative, served up a walk-off single to cap the season with his 11th loss, I’m guessing there was more disinterest among the fan base than sorrow. Heck, many probably felt like they could finally wake up from a 180-day nightmare.

Read more here.


Jason Carr: Grosse Ile, fact or fiction?

I’m not convinced Grosse Ile actually exists.

In 1981 I watched the Bengals beat the Chargers in the AFC Championship Game on WDIV in my post-divorce father’s house on Grosse Ile. And I’m not sure it wasn’t a fever dream from the flu. It seems unlikely. But I did play Atari in the living room. Which is not up for debate.

Read Jason Carr’s blog here.


Weather: Cold front brings roller coaster weather to Metro Detroit today

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.