Local 4 News at Noon -- Oct. 9, 2020
Here’s what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:After six months, Michigan movie theaters, bowling alleys reopenStarting Friday, movie theaters, bowling alleys, trampoline parks and other entertainment venues are now allowed to open their doors for the first time since the pandemic began.
Local 4 News at Noon -- Oct. 2, 2020
Here’s what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:Warren police share disturbing details about murder of woman, 6-year-old linked to Detroit car firePolice revealed disturbing details about the murder of a 6-year-old boy and his father’s girlfriend inside a Warren home after the father’s body was found inside a burning car in Detroit.
Local 4 News at Noon -- Sept. 21, 2020
Here’s what is coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Southfield police chief discusses crash that killed two Oak Park High School studentsA tragedy struck Oak Park High School Friday night after a fiery crash took the lives of two students. It happened on Telegraph Road, near 10 Mile Road in Southfield. Police said at about 9 p.m. the speeding vehicle jumped the curb, collided with a pine tree, drove into a ravine and struck two more trees.
Local 4 News at Noon -- Sept. 18, 2020
Here’s what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:Former Macomb County prosecutor Eric Smith pleads guilty to obstruction of justiceEric Smith returns to court Friday afternoon in connection to his involvement in a wire fraud scheme. A plea hearing is expected later.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- Sept. 11, 2020
Here’s what’s coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:$3,000 reward offered for information in racially motivated attack in WarrenThe safety of a Warren family was shattered Wednesday night when someone slashed the veteran’s tires, wrote racial threats on their cars and smashed a window.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- Sept. 4, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Sheldon Road in Northville TownshipA 20-year-old pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle Thursday night in a hit-and-run on Sheldon Road between Six Mile Road and Tournament Drive in Northville Township.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- Aug. 7, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Detroit Lions update season ticket members on plans for 2020 seasonThe team is preparing to host fans at all eight regular season home games at Ford Field, but there is still uncertainty surrounding how many fans -- if any -- will be allowed to attend games during the 2020 season or under what conditions.
Local 4 News at Noon -- July 31, 2020
Heres what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:Parents can choose -- Detroit Public Schools reveals official back-to-school planThe Detroit Public Schools Community District held a press conference Friday morning to officially unveil its back-to-school plans. The districts goal is to give parents a chance to decide what works best for their families.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- July 17, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Fall high school sports to begin as normal in Michigan, with COVID-19 backup plansFall high school sports in Michigan are set to begin as normal, but there will be contingency plans in place for possible coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions.
Driver killed when truck goes airborne, crashes into Sterling Heights home
Driver killed when truck goes airborne, crashes into Sterling Heights homePublished: June 26, 2020, 12:11 pmA truck went airborne Friday morning and collided with a house on Hanks Road near the intersection of 19 Mile and Mounds roads.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- June 19, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Woodward Avenue mural revealed to the public during Juneteenth celebrationA Freedom Rally was held in Detroit Friday to celebrate Juneteenth -- a 155-year-old holiday celebrating the emancipation of slaves in Galveston, Texas. The celebration concluded with the publics first chance to see the new Power to the People mural on Woodward Avenue.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- June 18, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Lansing lawmakers meet with frustrated residents struggling to get unemployment benefitsMany Michiganders -- who have struggled to get their unemployment benefits -- are meeting with lawmakers in Lansing to discuss how frustrating the UIA system has been.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- June 12, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:National Action Network to meet with Warren PD over altercation with Amazon driverPolice commissioner Bill Dwyer is expected to meet with members of the National Action Network after the Macomb County Prosecutors Office denied a warrant request in connection with an altercation between a Warren police officer and an Amazon driver.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- June 11, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:3 men found dead in house fire on Helen Street in Detroit; 2 arrestedThe men were found dead inside the home by firefighters. Investigators are working to figure out if the victims were killed by the fire or if they were killed before the fire, with the fire being set intentionally.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- June 5, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Michigan Gov. Whitmer announces reopening in some regions in coronavirus briefingMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer provided an update Friday on the states current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and response. Shw was be joined by Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- June 4, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Greater Grace Temple holds rally in memory of George FloydOne of Detroits largest churches is holding a rally Thursday in George Floyds memory. The rally started in Highland Park and wound through the streets of Detroit.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- June 3, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Detroit CEOs speak out on racism, injusticesIn the wake of George Floyds untimely death, calls for change have dominated the national conversation. CEOs from nine of Detroits largest corporations are speaking out and instituting changes to combat systemic injustice.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- May 29, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Michigan man being detained in Russia undergoes emergency surgery, family saysPaul Whelan was arrested by police in Russia more than a year ago. He was charged with espionage and has gone through a trial but has not seen verdict. A verdict is reportedly expected in June.
Metro Detroit malls begin to reopen Thursday with new safety precautions
Metro Detroit malls begin to reopen Thursday with new safety precautionsPublished: May 28, 2020, 12:10 pmSecretary of State offices aren’t the only thing reopening in Michigan -- shopping malls are also starting to serve customers again.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- May 28, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Metro Detroit malls begin to reopen ThursdayGreat Lakes Crossing Outlets and Twelve Oaks Mall are both set to reopen Thursday, with new hours, specific coronavirus (COVID-19) rules and mandatory appointments. Rod Meloni is live in Novi with what has changed to keep shoppers safe.
Local 4 News at Noon -- May 27, 2020
Published: May 27, 2020, 11:30 am Updated: May 27, 2020, 12:34 pmHeres what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:State Senate and House in session Wednesday: What to expectState legislatures met Wednesday to discuss the budget, unemployment, the upcoming election and more.
Local 4 News at Noon -- May 22, 2020
Heres what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:Federal government considering granting Kwame Kilpatrick early release from prison, Local 4 sources sayFormer Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick looks likely to receive an early compassionate release from prison because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but so far, no definitive decision has been reached by the Department of Justice. Kilpatricks family had lobbied President Donald Trump for a commutation of his sentence, but now they are attempting a compassionate release because of COVID-19.
Homeowners survey devastation of Midland County floods
Homeowners survey devastation of Midland County floodsPublished: May 21, 2020, 12:24 pmAuthorities were assessing damage Thursday as floodwaters from heavy rains that overtook two dams retreated in some mid-Michigan communities and continued to threaten others further downriver.
Local 4 News at Noon -- May 21, 2020
Published: May 21, 2020, 11:08 am Updated: May 21, 2020, 12:27 pmHeres what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:Michigan Gov. Whitmer partially reopens businesses, lifts medical restrictions statewideMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that she is partially reopening businesses and lifting medical restrictions across the entire state. She is also allowing Michiganders to gather in groups of up to 10 people, as the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to slow across the state.
Historic flooding: State of Emergency declared in Midland County
Historic flooding: State of Emergency declared in Midland CountyPublished: May 20, 2020, 12:14 pmFor the second time in less than 24 hours, families living along the Tittabawassee River and connected lakes in Midland County were ordered Tuesday evening to leave home. By Wednesday morning, water that was several feet high covered some streets near the river in downtown Midland, including riverside parkland, and reaching a hotel and parking lots.
Local 4 News at Noon -- May 20, 2020
Heres what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:Catastrophic flooding, evacuations in Mid-Michigan as dams fail: What to knowFor the second time in less than 24 hours, families living along the Tittabawassee River and connected lakes in Midland County were ordered Tuesday evening to leave home. By Wednesday morning, water that was several feet high covered some streets near the river in downtown Midland, including riverside parkland, and reaching a hotel and parking lots.
Local 4 News at Noon -- May 15, 2020
Published: May 15, 2020, 11:36 am Updated: May 15, 2020, 12:40 pmHeres what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:Michigan Republicans take Gretchen Whitmer to court as states battle over emergency orders deepensLawmakers have gone to court over Michigans stay-at-home orders -- Republican lawmakers claim Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is breaking the law, but with nearly 50,000 confirmed cases in Michigan, Whitmer said shes trying to save lives.
Michigan Legislature expected to file lawsuit over State of Emergency extension
Michigan Legislature expected to file lawsuit over State of Emergency extensionPublished: May 1, 2020, 12:13 pmMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an Executive Order on Thursday extending the State of Emergency through May 28. The Legislature refused to extend the declaration. Whitmer was asking for a 28 day extension before she extended it herself.
Michigan State of Emergency expires at midnight; governor wants 28-day extension
Michigan State of Emergency expires at midnight; governor wants 28-day extensionPublished: April 30, 2020, 12:13 pmThe Michigan Legislature is meeting Thursday to continue debating the State of Emergency in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Gretchen Whitmer wants to extend the emergency another 28 days after it expires Thursday night at midnight. The state Legislature is slated to vote on the governor’s request before it expires.
Record 16.6 million have sought US jobless aid since virus
Record 16.6 million have sought US jobless aid since virusPublished: April 9, 2020, 12:12 pmWith a startling 6.6 million people seeking unemployment benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: More than one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks to the coronavirus outbreak.
'We have reached a critical time' -- Gov. Whitmer requests federal disaster declaration
'We have reached a critical time' -- Gov. Whitmer requests federal disaster declarationPublished: March 26, 2020, 12:11 pmMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she has requested a major disaster declaration from President Trump to help with the state’s coronavirus response effort.
Gunman murders random person at Detroit gas station before killing himself, police say
DETROIT – A gunman murdered a random person inside a Detroit gas station before killing himself, according to authorities. Police began investigating after two bodies were found at the Mobil gas station. Officials said a man at the gas station shot another person at random and then turned the gun on himself. His family members said he deserved better. The gas station is a Project Green Light location, so there are cameras all around.
Man stabbed at busy Joy, Greenfield roads intersection in Detroit
DETROIT – Police cars and crime scene tape blocked the intersection of Joy and Greenfield roads for hours Tuesday morning. Lori Fields was on her way to the bus stop when the heavy police presence caught her attention. “I saw the police up here and I was like, ‘What happened?’ because obviously they have the whole street blocked off,” she said. Detroit police said a 66-year-old man was stabbed in his head and his butt at the intersection early Tuesday morning. They’re not certain what caused this stabbing, but this crime scene has Fields asking a lot of questions.
Lakeland High School in White Lake Township dismissed early due to carbon monoxide
WHITE LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Lakeland High School in White Lake Township was dismissed early Monday due to elevated levels of carbon monoxide, school officials said. “We are working with officials at the White Lake Fire Department to properly handle the situation,” officials said in a release. Those who ride buses waited for transportation at the field house, where carbon monoxide levels were deemed safe, authorities said. Parents hoping to pick students up from the school were asked to do so in the student parking lot. “We are evacuating out of an abundance of caution and do not believe students are in any danger,” school officials said in a release.
OCSO: 13-year-old girl dies in Oakland County after boy crashes into back of dad’s snowmobile
INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 13-year-old girl was killed Tuesday in Oakland County when the snowmobile she was riding on crashed into the back of another snowmobile, ejecting her, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. Police said the girl, from Orion Township, was a passenger on a snowmobile driven by a 13-year-old Orion Township boy. The boy was following his 55-year-old father, from Independence Township, who was also riding a snowmobile, according to deputies. Oakland County deputies and Independence Township firefighters were called at 4:09 p.m. Tuesday to the area of Whipple Lake and North Eston roads in Independence Township. A map of the location in Independence Township where a 13-year-old girl was killed in a snowmobile accident on Nov. 12, 2019.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- Nov. 4, 2019
DETROIT – Here’s what’s coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Funeral service held for former Rep. John ConyersA funeral service is being held Monday for former Rep. John Conyers, who died Oct. 27 at age 90. Conyers spent more than 50 years in Congress and was its longest-service African American member. The funeral is being held at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit.
Hazel Park family releases emotional statement after 4-year-old boy mauled to death by pit bull
Hazel Park family releases emotional statement after 4-year-old boy mauled to death by pit bullPublished: October 30, 2019, 12:18 pmPolice said Benjamin was attacked at 6:44 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the area of East Nine Mile and John R roads.
Local 4 News at Noon -- Oct. 30, 2019
Here’s what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon:Hazel Park family releases emotional statement after 4-year-old boy mauled to death by pit bullPolice said Benjamin was attacked at 6:44 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the area of East Nine Mile and John R roads. His 14-year-old sister called 911 to report that her mother was trying to stop the dog from attacking Benjamin, according to authorities.
Man fatally shot by Shelby Township police claimed to be armed, acted aggressively, officials say
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The man shot and killed by a Shelby Township officer was claiming to be armed and acting aggressively at the time of the shooting, according to police. Officials said Kanwarbir Malhi, 25, was in a stolen car, ignored commands, said he had a gun and made violent gestures. Shelby Township Police Chief Robert Shelide said the incident happened around 1 a.m. Saturday near the Spring Hill apartments at Ryan and Utica roads. They called police and reported the car stolen, officials said. AdOfficers on patrol overnight saw the stolen car and did what's called a "felony stop."