Morning 4: Several hospitalized following explosion at Oakland County apartment community -- and more top stories

Here are the top stories for the morning of Nov. 9, 2022

The scene of a Nov. 8, 2022, fire at an apartment complex on Leonard Lane in Pontiac. (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.

5 taken to hospital after explosion at Oakland County apartment complex

Five people were taken to the hospital after an explosion at an apartment complex in Oakland County, officials said.

Firefighters in Waterford Township said they were called at 12:42 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 8) to the Arborview Village Apartments at Leonard Lane and Fiddis Avenue in Pontiac.

See the report here.

Full list: Michigan general election results for Nov. 8, 2022

Michigan’s general election was held on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Several major races, including races for Michigan governor, have been called as of Wednesday morning. But some results are expected to take longer to calculate.

We’re tracking results from races in Southeast Michigan counties and statewide elections.

See the election results right here.

Inmate gets more time behind bars for ‘rampage’ that killed 1, hurt 3 inside Washtenaw County prison

An inmate at a Washtenaw County prison has been sentenced to more time behind bars after a “rampage” that left one fellow inmate dead and three others seriously injured.

Read more here.

Meet the University of Michigan student who waited in line for 6 hours to register to vote, cast ballot

The final vote in Ann Arbor was cast at 2 a.m. the morning after the midterm election began.

Voters were met with long lines and long waits way after the polls closed on the University of Michigan campus.

The last person to get in line just before the 8 p.m. deadline was post-graduate student Eric Pedersen.

Watch the report here.

Weather: Cool morning with higher temperatures later today

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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.