Morning 4: Oakland County deputy resigns after mother, sons freeze to death in Pontiac -- and more news

Here are the top stories for the morning of Jan. 30, 2023

New questions surround death of mother, 2 sons who froze to death in Pontiac

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.

Oakland County deputy resigns after ‘incomplete’ search for mom, 2 sons who froze to death

An Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy has resigned after he reportedly conducted an incomplete search for a Pontiac mother and her two children who froze to death earlier this month.

Officials confirmed to Local 4 that the deputy who was under investigation in the death of Monica Cannady and her two sons has resigned.

Read the report here.

What we know about disappearance of Pioneer High School student last week

A Pioneer High School student is still missing after she didn’t return home from the Ann Arbor school last week.

Here’s what we currently know about the case.

A look back at some memorable Paul Gross stories through the years at WDIV

One of our favorites here at WDIV, Paul Gross, is retiring after four decades at the station.

Four decades. Think about that. He’s seen it all. And we’ve got the video archive to prove it! We dug through the tapes and pulled some of Paul’s favorite stories and some other fun tidbits to help celebrate his hard-earned retirement.

See more here.

Jackknifed semi truck causes I-94 crash with 3 semis, 3 cars in Washtenaw County

A semi truck lost control Monday morning while traveling westbound on I-94 in Washtenaw County, triggering multiple car crashes.

Michigan State Police reported at 7:07 a.m. on Jan. 30 that a multiple-vehicle crash occurred on I-94 near M-52 in Chelsea.

Read more here.

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