Morning 4: Is Bigfoot real? Michigan believers hunting for wooded creature -- and more news

Here are the top stories for the morning of Oct. 7, 2022

Bigfoot believers discuss their search for the creature in Michigan

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.


Is a Michigan man trading gifts with Bigfoot?

The mythos of Bigfoot is alive and well in Michigan.

Bigfoot believers in Michigan are on the hunt for the wooded creature. One man believes he may even be exchanging gifts with Bigfoot himself.

See their stories here.


New I-75 project closures start tonight in Oakland County: What drivers should know

If you use I-75 in Oakland County, you should be aware of some coming closures, starting this weekend, as the I-75 Modernization project shifts.

Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, crews will close the southbound I-75 ramps to and from 11 Mile Road. In addition, the southbound service drive will close from north of Gardenia Avenue to I-696.

Learn more here.


Here are the Michigan towns with the most ghost sightings

‘Tis the season for spookiness in Michigan -- but let’s be real, ghosts aren’t confined to the month of October.

Michigan is reportedly one of the most haunted states in America, with the fourth-most ghost sightings reported here than in any other state (excluding Texas, California and Ohio). One study even names Michigan as the second-most haunted state in the country.

We’re breaking down where the most ghost sightings in Michigan are, and how likely you are to see one.

See the data here


Gunman in custody after fatally shooting clerk at Dearborn hotel, barricading himself in room

A gunman was taken into custody more than seven hours after he fatally shot a clerk at a hotel in Downtown Dearborn and then barricaded himself inside a room, police said.

See the report here.


Weather: Coldest temps of the season coming to Metro Detroit this weekend

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.