Morning 4: A look at the Michigan Department of Corrections’ most wanted escapees -- and other news

Here are the top stories for the morning of Oct. 10, 2022

Michigan Department of Corrections Most Wanted Escapees. (MDOC)

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.


These 23 people escaped from Michigan prisons or parole and are still missing

The Michigan Department of Corrections has a list of its most wanted escapees.

We’re diving into the 23 people on that list, the crimes they were convicted of and how old they’d be now.

Learn about them here.


Novi car dealership suspended for 112 title delays, 127 probation violations, destroying documents

An Oakland County “vehicle vending machine” dealership has had its license suspended after employees destroyed documents, odometer records weren’t maintained, and investigators found more than 100 customer title delays and probation violations, according to state officials.

Read the report here.


‘People are starting to panic’: Metro Detroiters detail nightmare train experience

Passengers on an Amtrak train departing Metro Detroit for Chicago were left in the dark, with no running water or heat for hours on end as the train experienced a series of mechanical issues.

See the story here.


Michigan residents federally charged with blocking doors to reproductive health clinic in Tennessee

Three Michigan residents are being federally charged alongside eight other people for blocking access to a reproductive health care facility in Tennessee last year.

Eleven people are being accused of physical obstruction and intimidation to block patients from entering a clinic that provides reproductive health care on March 5, 2021, in Mount Juliet, Tennessee. On that day, at least one patient was harassed in a hallway leading up to the clinic, where several people were standing and blocking the entrance doors, according to court documents.

Read more here.


Weather: Sunshine in Metro Detroit before rain hits mid-week

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.