Vaccinations bring hope to Michigan convent where 14 nuns died from COVID
ADRIAN, Mich. – The head of the Adrian Dominican Sisters said the rise in vaccinations is bringing hope to the convent. The results were startling and the community had to say goodbye to nine retired Sisters over a period of just a few days. “A total of 14 Sisters that have died due to COVID,” Siemen recalled. Some of them had symptoms.”AdREAD: Adrian Dominican Sisters report deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Michigan motherhouseDespite the devastating loss, the Adrian Dominican Sisters remain optimistic. READ: Michigan COVID-19 vaccinations: How to find appointments, info on phases
16 Michigan businesses cited for COVID-19 safety violations, state says
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COVID outbreak blamed for deaths of 9 Michigan Catholic nuns
ADRIAN, Mich. – The Adrian Dominican Sisters, headquartered in Adrian, Michigan, reported that nine sisters have died due to COVID-19 in the month of January. READ: Adrian Dominican Sisters report deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Michigan motherhouse“It’s numbing,” Siemen said. As of Thursday, 12 sisters on campus have tested positive for the virus and 25 have recovered. A statement from the General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters reads:“After more than nine months of no cases of COVID-19 among resident Sisters, we are now experiencing an outbreak among both Sisters and Co-workers at the Dominican Life Center. MORE: Michigan nuns call for immediate removal of Trump from office
Adrian Dominican Sisters report deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Michigan motherhouse
As Christians around the world celebrate Christmas, many have had to adapt as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forces churches to close or implement measures such as social distancing and reduced services. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)ADRIAN, Mich. – The Adrian Dominican Sisters are experiencing a deadly COVID-19 outbreak at their Motherhouse campus in Adrian, Mich. Here’s the message from the general counsel:“After more than nine months of no cases of COVID-19 among resident Sisters, we are now experiencing an outbreak among both Sisters and Co-workers at the Dominican Life Center. Please join us in this prayer.” Adrian Dominican SistersThe Adrian Dominican Sisters founded and sponsor Siena Heights University in Michigan. They are a Roman Catholic congregation of more than 500 Dominican Sisters with leaders operating out of Adrian.
9 retired nuns in Michigan die of COVID-19 in January
The women lived at the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters in Adrian, 75 miles (120 kilometers) southwest of Detroit. Eight nuns in suburban Milwaukee died of virus complications in one week in December, including four in one day. AdNine of the 12 deaths of Adrian Dominican sisters this month were linked to COVID-19, Siemen said. After more than nine months without a COVID-19 case among residents, the Adrian Dominican Sisters announced an outbreak on Jan. 14. That's the heartache of this virus,” Siemen said.
Man charged with open murder after 2 men killed in Adrian, police say
ADRIAN, Mich. – A man has been charged with open murder after two men were killed in Adrian, according to police. Christopher Lee-Ryan Carden, 34, is accused in the killings of Robert Braman, 67, and Samuel Compton, 82, both of Adrian, authorities said. Adrian police officers were called at 10:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 15) to a home in the 900 block of Frank Street, officials said. Carden crashed the stolen vehicle and was taken into custody without incident after a fleeing the crash scene on foot, according to officials. He is charged with two counts of open murder, one count of unlawful driving away of a motor vehicle and one count of third-degree fleeing a police officer.
Person of interest arrested in Adrian double homicide
DETROIT – The bodies of two men were discovered at 10:30 p.m. Friday at a home in the 900 block of Frank Street in Adrian after police went there to complete a welfare check. A person of interest in the double homicide has been arrested. According to police, the person of interest fled the scene in a vehicle that later crashed. Police say the person of interest then ran away from the crash scene on foot and was taken into custody shortly afterward. Anyone with information is asked to call Adrian police at 517-264-4808 or email APDTips@adrianmi.gov.
Michigan nuns call for immediate removal of Trump from office
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Michigan members of a Catholic religious institute are calling on lawmakers to immediately remove President Donald Trump from office following the deadly riot that shook the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. The Adrian Dominican Sisters -- who founded and sponsor Siena Heights University in Michigan -- specifically singled out senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow and Rep. Tim Walberg on Friday to take action to remove President Trump from office. Several Cabinet members and White House employees have resigned from their posts following the deadly siege of the U.S. Capitol. President Trump has since publicly condemned the violence in Washington, and even conceded to President-elect Biden for the first time on Thursday evening. Pelosi told Democrats that the top military official assured her steps are in place to prevent a Trump nuclear launch.
Adrian police seek man responsible for Christmas Eve stabbing
Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image. ADRIAN, Mich. – Police are looking for the man responsible for a stabbing on Christmas Eve in Adrian. Police said the victim was transported to a hospital in Toledo but the other man left on foot before police could arrive. Adrian Police were assisted at the scene by the Adrian Fire Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Adrian Police Department at 517-264-4808 or via email at APDTips@adrianmi.gov.
‘It’s unfathomable’ -- Parents returning from Christmas shopping killed in Adrian collision
ADRIAN, Mich. – Tragedy struck an Adrian family when a collision killed a mother and father. “It’s so hard,” said Jeffrey Hale. His parents, 60-year-old David Hale and 57-year-old Deborah Hale, and the family dog all were killed in a collision Thursday night. “My parents were actually in Taylor, doing a little bit of Christmas shopping. On their way home, they live out in Adrian, and they were on US-223, only 5 minutes away from their home,” Jeffrey Hale said.
Metro Detroit weather: Less wind, but tracking some snowflakes
Also remember that wind is usually stronger over the water due to lack of friction from terrain, buildings and trees. Highs in the mid 40s (7 to 8 degrees Celsius), which will feel colder of course due to the wind. Partly cloudy Wednesday night, with lows in the low 30s (0 degrees Celsius). Partly cloudy Thursday night, with lows in the mid 40s (7 to 8 degrees Celsius). Highs could top 60 degrees (15 to 16 degrees Celsius) if we keep the sun long enough into the day!
Man U lets in 6, Liverpool concedes 7 in incredible EPL day
Just when it looked like United's 6-1 collapse at home to Tottenham would be the day's biggest shock in the Premier League, Liverpool managed to surpass it. “We lost kind of the plot," Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp said. “To go and get a result and a performance like that, against an exceptional team, takes something special,” Villa manager Dean Smith said. United lost Anthony Martial to a red card that came after Erik Lamela overreacted to a slap in the face, with a delayed fall to the ground. A loss to Tottenham as United manager two years ago played a part in his firing that year.
Liverpool embarrassed in 7-2 loss to Aston Villa in EPL
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, gestures after Aston Villa's Ross Barkley scores his side's fifth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at the Villa Park stadium in Birmingham, England, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP)BIRMINGHAM – Premier League champion Liverpool was humiliated 7-2 by Aston Villa to end its perfect start to the title defense on Sunday. Liverpool became the first reigning Premier League champions to concede seven in a game. A poor attempt at a pass was pounced upon in the Liverpool box by Grealish, who laid the ball to Watkins for a simple finish. But within moments the visitors had conceded again, with John McGinn’s volley going past Adrian via a deflection off defender Virgil Van Dijk.
2 Michigan adults, 1 teen accused in prison drug smuggling plot
COLDWATER, Mich. – Two adults and a teenager have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into a southern Michigan prison, according to Michigan State Police. The alleged plot at Lakeland Correctional Facility in Coldwater was discovered on Saturday, authorities said. Prison officials asked state police to investigate. A 33-year-old Adrian woman, her 15-year-old daughter and a 20-year-old man, also from Adrian, were arrested and hit with multiple felony charges. The teen was turned over a family member and Child Protective Services was called.
Adrian police investigate fatal stabbing of 85-year-old Lenawee County resident at Meijer
ADRIAN, Mich. – Adrian police are investigating a stabbing at a Meijer store that left an 85-year-old Lenawee County resident dead. Police were dispatched to the store at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday of a stabbing in progress. They were advised that a CPL holder intervened and was holding the suspect at gunpoint. Police took the suspect, a 29-year-old Adrian resident, into custody. LaMar Rufner at 517-264-4808.
Lenawee County limits size of outdoor social gatherings after COVID-19 outbreaks at colleges
COVID-19 outbreaks at collegesThe health department is making this move in response to COVID-19 outbreaks at both Adrian College and Siena Heights University. There has been a large increase in cases since students returned to colleges and universities in Lenawee County. Adrian College has reported 152 COVID19 cases, with 138 of those cases being active cases. Restrictions on the size of outdoor The mission of the Lenawee County Health Department is to promote a safe and healthy environment. Adrian College recommendationsThe Lenawee County Health Department said it has made the following recommendations to Adrian College:
Michigan Lottery: 19-year-old man wins $1M on scratch off ticket
A 19-year-old Lenawee County man’s future is looking bright after he won $1 million playing the Michigan Lottery’s Millionaire Maker instant game. My family thought I was joking until they saw the ticket for themselves!”The player visited Lottery headquarters to claim the big prize. Players have won more than $62 million playing Millionaire Maker, which launched in April 2019. More than $36 million in prizes remain, including four $1 million top prizes and 11 $5,000 prizes. In 2019, Lottery players won more than $1.2 billion playing instant games.
Man with black bicycle accused of robbing Adrian gas station
ADRIAN, Mich. – Police are searching for a man with a black bicycle who robbed a gas station in Adrian, officials said. The strong-arm robbery happened around 11:50 p.m. Saturday at the Shell Spee-D-Mart at 507 West Beecher Street, according to authorities. Police said the man was last seen riding a black bicycle north on North Main Street. He is in his 20s, about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and has a thin build, witnesses said. Anyone with information is asked to call Adrian police at 517-264-4853 or 517-264-4834.
Liverpool maintains perfect season start
Adrian of Liverpool lifts the UEFA Super Cup trophy as Liverpool celebrates victory following the UEFA Super Cup match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Vodafone Park on Aug. 14, 2019, in Istanbul. Liverpool continued its 100% start to the season with a resounding 3-0 victory Saturday away at Burnley to stay atop of the Premier League. The Reds are also the only team in England's top four leagues to have won every game so far this season. READ: Mo Salah warns opponents VAR will win him more penaltiesREAD: Jurgen Klopp makes waves by welcoming surfer into Liverpool campHowever, manager Jurgen Klopp played down the incident. Meanwhile, Frank Lampard's rocky start to life in the Chelsea dugout continued as the Blues let a two-goal lead slip at home to newly-promoted Sheffield United.
Michigan Lottery: Man 'felt a rush' after winning $1M on scratch off ticket
A Michigan man is feeling extra lucky after winning $1 million on an scratch off instant game. The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought the winning ticket at Frickers, located at 720 South Main Street in Adrian. I was out with my son-in-law when I scratched the ticket off, said the 63-year-old winner. When I saw the message that Id won $1 million, I felt a rush like Id never felt before.He chose to receive the prize as a one-time lump sum payment of about $634,000 rather than annuity payments for the full amount. Its nice to have money now that I can share with my family when they could use it, the player said.