Morning 4: Police say woman’s body found on freeway in Macomb County -- and other news

Here are the top stories for the morning of Oct. 14, 2022

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.

Woman’s body found on I-94 in St. Clair Shores has head trauma, police say

A woman’s body was found Friday morning on I-94 in Macomb County, authorities report.

Read the report here.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Tudor Dixon square off in first debate

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and her challenger Tudor Dixon squared off Thursday night in their first of two debates before Election Day. Plenty of punches were thrown between the two as they challenged each other’s records and positions on hot-button issues.

See the report here.

Former Metro Detroit priest convicted of sexually assaulting a child

A 60-year-old priest has been convicted of child sex crimes in Wayne County.

Joseph “Jack” Baker, 60, of Wayne, was convicted of first-degree criminal sexual conduct sexual penetration with a person under 13.

Read more here.

Hundreds pack Dearborn school board meeting to discuss 6 books under review

Hundreds of people packed a Dearborn school board meeting Thursday night to passionately discuss whether or not to ban six books that some say are inappropriate for school-aged children.

See the story here.

Weather: Some sunshine Friday before rain showers move into Metro Detroit at night

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.