First responders awarded for heroic rescue of 3-year-old in Grosse Ile
A group of police officers and firefighters are now being called heroes for saving the life of a three-year-old girl who nearly drowned in a friend’s pool. This week those nine first responders were awarded during a township board meeting.
Fall from floating play structure at Camp Dearborn leads to 10-year-old boy’s death
MILFORD, MI -- A 10-year-old boy has died after he fell from a play structure that was in the water at Camp Dearborn. Michigan State Police were called to the camp around 6 p.m. Wednesday for reports of an unresponsive male who not breathing. Witnesses told police the boy was playing on the equipment located in the camp’s main lake when he fell. Members of the Milford Fire Department transported the boy to a nearby hospital after finding a carotid pulse. READ MORE:Michigan man, 82, crashes into, kills wife during church food driveDNR cites fight, unruly crowd for closing Lake Michigan beach on Fourth of JulyDetroit officer dies in shooting, armed suspect killed as police return firemlive.com
Ann Arbor man dies after surfacing from scuba dive in Florida Keys, police say
ANN ARBOR, MI - A 72-year-old Ann Arbor man is dead after a scuba diving incident in the Florida Keys, according to local police. Jeffrey Archer was diving in 95 feet of water in an area known as “the drop” off Islamorada on Wednesday, April 6, officials with the Monroe County, Fla. Sheriff’s Office said. He lost consciousness after surfacing and returning to a commercial dive boat, police said in a news release. An autopsy is still pending, with an exam scheduled for Monday, according to Tiffany Fridley, Director of Operations with the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office. More from The Ann Arbor News:Free tampon program expanding to all University of Michigan public restrooms$4M Saline courthouse expansion delayed as talk turns to fate of Chelsea courtAnn Arbor official who got $245K in federal aid for business faces criticismEastern Michigan frat mired in sexual assault allegations faces 10-year alcohol banmlive.com
2-year-old girl drowns in Saginaw County
SAGINAW COUNTY, MI - A 2-year-old girl drowned in Saginaw County’s Fremont Township Saturday afternoon, according to a news release from the Richland Township Fire Department. The department, which has a coverage area that includes parts of Fremont Township, responded to a medical call for a child found on the water on South Brennan Road near Swan Creek Road. CPR was being performed on the child when they arrived, but all efforts to resuscitate her were unsuccessful, according to the release. “The Department and on-scene responders send their deepest condolences to the family and those affected by this tragedy,” the release reads. Saginaw County Undersheriff Mike Gomez said the sheriff’s office does not plan to release any further information at this time out of respect for the family and to allow them to grieve.mlive.com
Local 4 News at 4 -- Oct. 13, 2020
Here’s what’s coming up on Local 4 News at 4:Sheriff’s deputies rush baby to hospital while firefighters perform CPROakland County Sheriff’s deputies rushed a choking 10-month-old child to a hospital while firefighters from the Waterford Regional Fire Department performed CPR on the child. Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Parkdale Avenue in Pontiac on Sept. 28 on the report of a 10-month-old child who was conscious and not breathing. Deputies arrived and so did crews from the Waterford Regional Fire Department and CPR was started on the child.
Oakland County deputies rush baby to hospital while firefighters perform CPR
PONTIAC, Mich. – Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies rushed a choking 10-month-old child to a hospital while firefighters from the Waterford Regional Fire Department performed CPR on the child. Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Parkdale Avenue in Pontiac on Sept. 28 on the report of a 10-month-old child who was conscious and not breathing. Deputies arrived and so did crews from the Waterford Regional Fire Department and CPR was started on the child. Two firefighters put the child in the back seat of a patrol car and continued to perform CPR while a deputy drove them to the hospital. Other deputies worked to clear a path for the patrol car to get to the hospital as safely and as quick as possible.
Family member saves 5-year-old boy from drowning at Pontiac hotel
PONTIAC, Mich. A family member helped save a young boy from drowning while at a hotel in Pontiac on Friday night. Police say the 5-year-old boy from Detroit was playing with other children at a Marriott Hotel when a family member noticed he had gone under water. The child was submerged in about four feet of water, officials said. A family member pulled the boy from the water and administered CPR right away, police said. The boy was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.