What’s the Buzz: A look back at 2020 and what’s next
2020 is finally coming to an end and most people are probably excited about it. Some people experienced a lot of personal growth while others just enjoyed being with their family. Jason Carr chatted with Mimi Brown, a local author and motivational speaker, Lauren Crocker from the Blaine Fowler Morning Show on 96.3 FM, and Mike Bonner, local comedian and car salesman, about what to expect for the new year, how to celebrate New Year’s Eve, and new technology addictions. Watch the video to see what they said about 2020 and what’s next.
Style up your New Year’s Eve at home
Local 4 Style Editor, Jon Jordan, has some ideas on how to make the big night special. If you’re having a comfy evening at home try wearing stylish silk or polyester pajamas. You can always add sequins and metallic paint to spruce up your outfit. He did a home improvement project where he made a more creative wall by mimicking concrete with paint with shadow boxes for a more eye-catching entry-way. Watch the video for more New Year’s Eve: At-home Edition suggestions.
Metro Detroit community leaders urge residents to put away guns on New Year’s Eve
METRO DETROIT – Reverend Nicholas Hood, III, along with former Detroit Police Chief Ike McKinnon and other local leaders are urging residents to not bring in the New Year with celebratory gunfire. The campaign was started in 1997 after Sandra Latham, a Detroit grandmother, was killed by celebratory gunfire sitting in her dinning room. Video from Jan. 1, 2020 captured celebratory gunfire for nearly three minutes. Incidents from celebratory gunfire isn’t limited to Metro Detroit. 2020 when celebratory gunfire struck her in the neck.
Huron police stop 33 drivers on New Year's Eve
Five arrests resulted from the special campaign, the charges included drunk driving. Huron Township police officers initiated more than 30 New Years Eve traffic stops, including some arrests. As part of a proactive operation aimed at targeting impaired drivers, the departments Traffic Services Unit pulled over 33 drivers Tuesday night. Nationally, New Years Eve is one of the deadliest days of the year as it relates to vehicle crashes involving impaired drivers, said Everette Robbins, director of public safety. We remain committed to being proactive in our community.Throughout the night, officers made the following arrests: Drunk driving non-accident Drunk driving single-vehicle crash Impaired driving child endangerment Driving with a suspended license Open intoxicants in a motor vehicleFor more information, contact the department at 734-753-4400.monroenews.com
Burning home used as backdrop for Detroit firefighters' photo was not abandoned
All of them need to be fired.The photo was posted on at least two Facebook pages, including one operated by three Detroit firefighters. According to the firefighters page, Times Up Outdoors , the photo was taken to celebrate a fire chiefs retirement.Wishing chief Gary Fisher a happy retirement. We are happy for ya, but sad to see ya go sir! We were trying to get the house remodeled because of her illness, he said.The fire was deemed suspicious and is under investigation. Taking a photo in front of a building fire is not one of them," Smith said in a statement.metrotimes.com
NYE Kids Countdown at Beacon Park in Detroit
Bring the kids and celebrate the incoming new year at the NYE Kids Countdown at Beacon Park in Detroit on Dec. 31, 2019. Well, you can treat your kids to the New Years Eve theyve always dreamed of right here in Detroit during the annual NYE Kids Countdown at Beacon Park on Dec. 31, 2019. This new New Years Eve party for kids kicks off 2020 in style starting at 1 p.m. Gather in and around Beacon Park in Detroit for lighting displays and fun lawn games. The NYE Kids Countdown runs from 1 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 at Beacon Park in Detroit.metroparent.com