Mother of newborn baby dropped off at Detroit hospital charged with assault, abandonment
DETROIT – A Highland, Michigan woman has been charged with assault and abandonment of her newborn infant after the child was mysteriously dropped off at Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit last week. Police identified the parents of the newborn child on Sunday. The newborn baby was reportedly cold to the touch and lost a large amount of blood due to the umbilical cord not being clamped off, officials said. The baby reportedly required a blood transfusion at the hospital. The man who dropped off the baby was reportedly questioned by police and released pending further investigation.
Local 4 News at 4 -- Sept. 17, 2020
Here’s what you missed on Local 4 News at 4:Mother of newborn baby dropped off at Detroit hospital charged with assault, abandonmentA 23-year-old woman is facing numerous charges including assault with intent to murder, child abandonment and second-degree child abuse after an infant was dropped off at Sinai-Grace Hospital.
ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020
DETROIT – Police said a man pulled up to Detroit’s Sinai-Grace Hospital on Thursday, asked someone to hold a baby while he parked his vehicle and then drove away and did not return. WATCH Local 4 News at 11Metro Detroit weather: Going from mild to cool, Sunday eveningSunday evening will be mostly to partly clear and mild with temperatures in the low 70s. Sunday night becomes clear and chilly with overnight lows in the 40s and 50s. Read the full forecast here. 4 Fast FactsSaturday, Sept. 12, 2020 --
Man left newborn baby at DMC Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit, police say
DETROIT – Police are trying to identify and locate a man who dropped off a baby at DMC Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit. A man pulled up to Sinai-Grace hospital in the 6000 block of West Outer Drive at 9:27 a.m. on Thursday, exited his vehicle and asked another person who was entering the hospital to hold the baby until he parked the vehicle. The man is described as a Black man in his late 40s or early 50s. Police said he is between 5 feet 10 inches tall or 6 feet 2inches tall and has a medium brown complexion. He was last seen wearing an unknown light-colored hate, light-colored short sleeve shirt and light-colored pants with the left leg of the pants pulled up.
Pickup truck driver ejected, killed in rollover crash on I-96 near Davison in Detroit
DETROIT – A pickup truck driver was ejected from a vehicle and killed Monday morning in a crash on westbound I-96 in Detroit. Westbound I-96 was closed for several hours at Davison but has reopened to traffic. An investigation revealed the driver of a pickup truck tried to make an abrupt exit from the westbound I-96 local lanes. However, his pickup side-swiped another vehicle and rolled several times, police said. Both the pickup driver and a passenger were rushed to Sinai-Grace Hospital.
It hurts -- Detroit firefighter whose mom died at Sinai-Grace responds to lawsuit against hospital
DETROIT A firefighter who lost his mother to COVID-19 at Sinai-Grace Hospital is weighing in on the lawsuit filed by four fired nurses. ORIGINAL STORY: Lawsuit alleges patients died due to staffing issues at Sinai-GraceAlfonzo May said hearing about the lawsuit was like reopening an old would. The lawsuit claims people died during the coronavirus outbreak because the hospital was too short-staffed. She died April 8 and the Detroit Medical Center had to apologize for losing his mothers body for six days. More information on coronavirus (COVID-19):
Lawsuit alleges patients died due to staffing issues at Sinai-Grace
DETROIT A new lawsuit is claiming that Detroits Sinai-Grace Hospital was so short-staffed that patients died. Multiple Sinai-Grace nurses have been detailing what they call problem after problem during the coronavirus crisis. RELATED: It was the truth -- Nurse fired from Sinai-Grace Hospital sues Detroit Medical CenterSinai-Grace nurses Jeffrey Eichenlaub, Catherine Gaughan, Sal Hadwan and Anthony Bonnett are now suing the Detroit Medical Center and parent company Tenant for $25 million. Each nurse said they were fired for speaking up about the staffing, unsafe conditions and for speaking up for their patients. More information on coronavirus (COVID-19):
Sinai-Grace Hospital teams up with DABO to offer free COVID-19 testing this weekend in Detroit
DETROIT – Sinai-Grace Hospital is joining a coalition led by the Detroit Association of Black Organizations to offer free coronavirus testing to Detroit residents this weekend. Additionally, the death toll in Detroit from the disease climbed to 1,156. The free testing will be offered at Sheffield Center Complex located at 12048 Grand River in Detroit. Free testing is being offering Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. on site. Read More: Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 46,326; Death toll now at 4,393
Detroit firefighter says it took days for hospital to find mother’s body after she died from COVID-19
Detroit firefighter says it took days for hospital to find mother’s body after she died from COVID-19Published: April 15, 2020, 6:25 pmDespite all that optimism from Mayor Mike Duggan we know that Detroit hospitals have been under duress and we’re learning of one instance where that led to a heart-wrenching mistake.
Coronavirus: Photos Show Bodies Piled Up, Stored In Vacant Rooms At Detroit Hospital
DETROIT, Mich. (CNN) Photos shared among emergency room staff at Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit show bodies being stored in vacant hospital rooms and piled on top of each other inside refrigerated holding units brought into the hospitals parking lot. CNN acquired the photos from an emergency room worker. The ER workers spoke to CNN on the condition of anonymity out of concern for their jobs. In response to this incident, two hospital ER workers tell CNN that the hospital decided to order portable refrigerator storage units to store the bodies. There is no lift to help put the bodies on the shelf, said one ER worker who has witnessed similar scenes of bodies.detroit.cbslocal.com
Hundreds of metro Detroit nurses are sick and lack adequate protections amid coronavirus outbreak
click to enlarge Steve NeavlingA sign of support for health care workers on the vacant Goeschel building on Gratiot in Detroit. We cannot safely take care of your loves ones with six or seven nurses. Its unacceptable.At Henry Ford Health System, more than 730 employees at the hospital system have tested positive for the coronavirus. Many health care workers say they're forced to work without the proper gear, making them and their families vulnerable.On Monday, Gov. Matthew D. Sims, director of infectious diseases research at Beaumont Health System, said the outpouring of support for health care workers is "impressive and humbling.metrotimes.com
Detroit Police Officer Fatally Shot Investigating Home Invasion
DETROIT (AP) A police officer was fatally shot and another was wounded while responding to a home invasion on Detroits West Side, authorities announced late Wednesday. The officers were searching the home for a suspect when they were shot, Police Chief James Craig said. An 18-year veteran of Detroit Police was shot in the neck with a high-powered rifle, Craig said. The officer was taken to Sinai-Grace Hospital where he died from his wounds. The second officer, a three-year-veteran, was shot in the leg and was reported in serious condition.detroit.cbslocal.com
Driver cleared of wrongdoing after teen couple killed while walking home from work in Detroit
DETROIT - A driver who struck and killed a teenage couple last year on Detroit's west side has been cleared of wrongdoing, officials said. Raven Norwood, 18, and Montez Fields, 19, were walking home after their shifts at McDonald's around 8 p.m. June 15, 2018, police said. Norwood and Fields were walking along West McNichols Road between Meyers Road and Schaefer Highway when they were struck by a driver, according to authorities. Their families said they were killed by a drunken driver, but Wayne County prosecutors said Monday that there isn't enough evidence of wrongdoing. When Norwood and Fields were struck, there was nothing the driver could have done differently, according to prosecutors.
Detroit police update after officer involved shooting on city's west side
Police held a press conference early Sunday morning outside Sinai-Grace Hospital regarding an officer-involved shooting and a large police presence on the city's west side. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.