How to protect the young athlete in your life
As the weather warms up, young athletes are ready to head back to playing their favorite sports, but safety comes first. Kesto said that most young athletes suffer from overuse, especially baseball pitchers. A new problem that is being seen more frequently in young athletes is ligament injuries, which can lead to Tommy John surgery. Kesto suggested giving your young athlete more rest time or allowing that person to play other sports that may target different parts of the body, which can help with speedier recoveries. AdIf your young athlete is struggling to participate, showing new signs of weakness, swelling, or if there is a contact injury, Kesto said it may be time to call a professional for a closer look.
1 killed, 2 injured in Detroit triple shooting
Police say the shooting took place after the 36-year-old gunman got into a fight with a man and 30-year-old woman. DETROIT – A gunman who killed a man and injured a woman in a shooting on Sunday is hospitalized and being treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say. Police say the shooting took place after the 36-year-old gunman got into a fight with the man and 30-year-old woman. Police say that while the man was shooting at the two he sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers by dialing 1-800-Speak-Up.
1 shot, injured in Hamtramck shooting
Hamtramck police are still investigating the case. HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – A person was injured in a shooting that happened Monday shortly before 8 a.m. in the area of Belmont and Lumpkin streets, police say. Police responded to the scene after a call was made about several shots being fired in the area. Several rounds of gunfire struck a home on Belmont leaving the victim injured, according to police. Anyone with information is asked to call the Hamtramck Police Department at 313-800-5281.
1 killed, 2 injured in Sterling Heights house fire
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – One person died and two were injured in a house fire that happened around 9:45 p.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of Haff Drive in Sterling Heights. When officers and firefighters arrived to the home it was fully engulfed in flames. The fire is being investigated by both the city’s police and fire departments. As of now the cause of the fire is still unknown.
Detroit police release video footage of man wanted for shooting 16-year-old boy
DETROIT – Detroit police have released video footage of a man wanted for shooting and injuring a 16-year-old boy on Feb. 13 around 7:20 p.m. in the 15000 block of East Warren in Detroit. According to police, the victim was with another 16-year-old boy at the time when both got into an argument with the shooter. The shooter started to fire shots at both, but only struck the victim. The shooter has been described as an armed man who was wearing white pants with a grey hoodie. Anyone who recognizes the shooter in either the video or photo is asked to call Detroit police at 313-596-5540.
Mount Clemens man arrested in connection with shooting of 18-year-old relative
Police say the victim was found at a nearby business in the area and taken to the hospital. MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. – A 22-year-old gunman was arrested for shooting his 18-year-old relative in the upper right arm on Sunday around 11 p.m. in the area of North Broadway and Clemens streets, police say. Both the shooter and victim live in Mount Clemens, although not together. The shooter was arrested shortly after the incident in the area once officers were provided with a description of him. Police say the victim was found at a nearby business in the area and taken to the hospital.
‘Anchor it’: Tips to protect children from furniture, TVs tipping over
Families are spending more time at home and that has experts worried that more kids can get hurt from furniture and TVs. A new report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said tip-over incidents have killed 451 children since 2000. Carlson shared video of her daughter for the CPSC’s latest “Anchor It” public service announcement warning about the dangers of tipping furniture and TVs. Parents, grandparents and caregivers should do the following to protect children:Anchor TVs, furniture like dressers and bookcases to the wallPut you TV on a sturdy low base and back as far as possible if you cannot anchor it. The guilt and shame that you feel as a parent for not protecting your child by doing something as easy as anchoring a piece of furniture.
Detroit man charged in connection with deadly gas station shooting
DETROIT – Detroit resident Keyon Wilson-Ollis, 22, has been charged in connection with a Seven Mile and Woodward gas station shooting that left one dead and two injured on Dec. 23. According to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, during the shooting the suspect allegedly killed a 37-year-old man. A 41-year-old woman and 17-year-old man were also shot, but survived. Original Story: Man killed, woman injured in shooting during meet up to buy skates at Detroit gas station, police sayThe prosecutor’s office says Wilson-Ollis did not know the victims and fled the scene in his car after shooting them. Wilson-Ollis was found and taken into custody the same day of the shooting.
Pedestrian in critical condition after collision in Clinton Township
A man was critically injured when in a collision in Clinton Township, Dec. 19, 2020. CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 52-year-old man is in critical condition after he was struck by a pickup truck as he was crossing the street near the intersection of Cottrell and Harper avenues, just east of I-94, Saturday. According to authorities, the collision happened just before 5:30 p.m. when the pickup truck turned from northbound Harper Avenue onto eastbound Cottrell Avenue, where the man was walking in the crosswalk. Police said the man struck his head and suffered a head injury. Police said the driver, a 53-year-old man from Clinton Township, immediately stopped and rendered aid.
12 takeaways from Jim Harbaugh: Nico Collins, O-line starters, QB battle, team health
TRANSFER NEWS: Charles Thomas enters transfer portal as future linebacker room gets crowded“They have been through a lot,” Harbaugh said. I feel really good about them in terms of competitiveness, and oneness -- probably the most important thing. “A lot of really good leaders, a lot of guys who are really invested and a lot of guys who really like each other,” Harbaugh said. “(Nordin)'s in a real competitive battle with (Jake) Moody, who’s also doing a really good job, so it’s still playing out,” Harbaugh said. I feel the talent is really good, and I think they’ll all eventually see action, but those are really tight battles."
Man who injured ICE agent during immigration arrest in Michigan gets 18 month prison sentence
According to court records, Ortega-Escudero assaulted a federal officer during an immigration arrest on February 2. Following a foot pursuit, Ortega-Escudero again fought with an ICE agent and attempted to remove the agent’s firearm. The ICE agent was physically injured in the attack. Ortega-Escudero’s case is just one of the many immigration enforcement cases being prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office. “An assault on a law enforcement officer is unobjectionable, and this individual, illegally present in the U.S., will now face time for his actions.
Teen shot while playing basketball on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – A teen was shot and injured while playing basketball on Detroit’s west side Friday evening, police say. According to police, the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday near Smart and McDonald. The teen was playing basketball with friends when a man walked up to the group and opened fire. Police say the victim was taken to the hospital and is currently in temporary serious condition. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-800-Speak-Up.
Risk associated with smoking, vaping and COVID-19
There is growing concern that smoking and vaping can possibly increase a person’s chances of contracting the coronavirus and lead to more serious outcomes. There are new links between smoking, vaping and COVID-19. A Stanford University School of Medicine study showed young people who vape were more likely to contract coronavirus than non-users. There is also concern about smoking and vaping in those who have survived COVID-19. Given there may be lingering damage in the lungs, smoking or vaping after the coronavirus may be even more risky than before.
Detroit Tigers setup man Buck Farmer placed on 10-day injured list with left groin strain
DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers will be without setup man Buck Farmer for at least the next 10 days as he hits the injured list with a left groin strain. Farmer was placed on the 10-day IL Monday after pitching a scoreless eighth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday to help secure the weekend sweep. Of Farmer’s seven appearances so far this season, six have been scoreless innings in which he allowed a total of just two walks and one hit allowed. That came after the Tigers had a four-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals canceled and Farmer hadn’t pitched in seven days. Burrows allowed three hits, a walk, a hit by pitch and three earned runs in 2.1 innings of work without striking out a batter.
Westland family reminds others to be safe with fireworks a year after 4-year-old girl suffers fractured skull
WESTLAND, Mich. A year ago, just after the Fourth of July weekend, we covered the story of 3-year-old Lucy. Lucy was 70 yards away from the fireworks being set off by a neighbor when one struck her. READ: With public shows canceled, fireworks stores seeing uptick in salesAccording to WalletHub, 67 percent of annual fireworks injuries happen with a month of the Fourth of July. READ: With public shows canceled, fireworks stores seeing uptick in salesMarie Bukis is Lucys mother. READ: Detroit police want people to follow these safety tips when using fireworks this holiday weekend
1 man dead, 11 people wounded in Minneapolis shooting
An initial tweet from Minneapolis police advised the public to avoid the area in Uptown Minneapolis, a commercial district that includes several bars and restaurants. Photographs posted to social media showed windows at the Landmarks Uptown Theatre and another storefront shot out. Screams were audible on a live video posted to Facebook that showed the aftermath at the scene. The area is about 3 miles (5 kilometers) west of the Minneapolis commercial area and neighborhood hit by rioting in the wake of George Floyds May 25 death after being arrested by Minneapolis police. Even the most aggressive proponents for change have acknowledged its many months away and theyre not sure what it will look like.
1 killed, 11 injured during violent first weekend of Summer in Detroit
DETROIT One person was killed and 11 others were injured in shootings during the first weekend of Summer in Detroit. The second shooting Sunday took place at around 6:05 a.m. in the 19300 block of Cameron in Detroit. On Saturday there was a non-fatal shooting at around 10:30 p.m. in the 8000 block of Livernois in Detroit. The last shooting Saturday night took place at around 11:50 p.m in the 12000 block of Cheyenne in Detroit. Police say victim was hospitalized and as of Sunday listed in temporary serious condition.
2 children critically hurt in collision on Detroit’s west side, police seek man, woman who fled on foot
DETROIT – A 3-vehicle-collision on Detroit’s west side sent two children to the hospital in critical condition Sunday. Police aren’t sure who is responsible yet, but they are looking for a man and woman who were driving a white Chevrolet Corvette who fled from the scene on foot. Police said a red Dodge had a mother, father and their two children inside. The father sustained minor injuries, but the mother and two children were rushed to hospital. The mother is expected to be OK.A 54-year-old man was the only occupant of the third vehicle.
6-month-old girl suffers fractured skull in multi-vehicle crash on I-75 in Detroit
DETROIT Police are investigating the cause of a six-car crash on I-75. A 6-month-old girl has been hospitalized with a fractured skull due to the crash, according to police. The crash happened at 5:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-75 near the Clay exit in Detroit. The girl was taken to Childrens Hospital and is in critical condition.
3-year-old girl critically injured in Detroit house fire dies
DETROIT – A 3-year-old girl who was critically injured in a house fire that happened in the 8800 block of Otsego Street in Detroit Thursday morning died Friday afternoon, according to the Detroit Fire Department. A do-not-resuscitate order was given to the critically injured child before she died Friday, the DFD added. Officials say four other children were injured including a 10-year-old boy, a 9-year-old boy, a 6-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl. Those four children suffered smoke inhalation and were taken to a hospital. The children’s mother was in the home at the time and refused to be taken to a hospital.
Report: Pedestrian crashes are on the rise in Michigan
In a new report released by the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, pedestrian crashes are on the rise but traffic crashes and injuries are decreasing. According to the report, traffic crashes and injuries have been decreasing from 2016-2018. The report also said, bicycle crashes and injuries are down to a 10-year low. "With warmer weather providing more opportunities for people to be mobile and enjoy the outdoors, pedestrian, bike, and vehicle traffic is expected to increase. campaign, which is to bring safety awareness to those who walk, bike and drive.