ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Thursday, May 28, 2020
DETROIT Detroit Police Chief James Craig held a press conference on Thursday afternoon to address the Minneapolis Police Departments handling of the death of George Floyd. Alijah Cromartie, 18, thought he would be spending this month finishing his senior year at River Rouge. Many parents of school age kids are understandably concerned about academics, some with younger children fear their kids are missing out on something even more basic. A Michigan court on Thursday ordered a barber to close his shop and stop defying the state's coronavirus restrictions, though he vowed to keep cutting hair. The Michigan appeals court overturned a decision by a Shiawassee County judge and directed him to sign an injunction sought by state regulators.
River Rouge high schooler celebrates surviving COVID-19 after 3 weeks on ventilator
RIVER ROUGE, Mich. A senior at River Rouge High School is celebrating more than one type of graduation after he spent three weeks on a ventilator and survived the coronavirus (COVID-19). Alijah Cromartie, 18, thought he would be spending this month finishing his senior year at River Rouge. Cromartie was discharged Thursday, and RIM staff members wanted to make sure it didnt go unnoticed. It wasnt the graduation he had planned, but Cromartie couldnt hide his job as the staff celebrated him beating the coronavirus. After three weeks on a ventilator at Childrens Hospital, Cromartie went to RIM to continue his recovery.