Watch full special here: ‘All 4 Pets’ special with feral cats, foxes, new Spokespets
All the animal cuteness you need right now was packed into our new All 4 Pets Special. Go inside a fox sanctuary, meet our brand new spokespets, match famous athletes with their dogs, and a man who helps feral cats survive the winter. Watch part 1 belowWatch part 2 belowWatch part 3 belowWatch part 4 below📱 Psst! To keep up to date with the local pet community, sign up for the All 4 Pets newsletter here. 📺 Should YOUR pet be next to star in an All 4 Pets promo?
Pins: Celebrate Michigan winter with your snow photos and videos! ❄️
In Michigan, we celebrate a good winter. 🛷Please take a moment to share your Michigan winter photos and videos right here. 📸🌟 Become an Insider 🌟Introducing WDIV Insider: A new way for loyal Local 4 fans to gain access and customize your ClickOnDetroit news experience. This new and free membership is our way of saying thank you — and your way of getting in on the news action. AdLearn more about WDIV Insider - and sign up here!
Birmingham teacher garners attention with videos showcasing talent
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – One Birmingham special education teacher is garnering widespread attention for videos on social media. The teacher is being hailed as somewhat of a basketball trickstar artist. You can follow him on Instagram and TikTok and under the handle @bodlefty. Take a look at his talent in the video player above!
Local family’s Facebook rap videos bring joy during pandemic
The Klemmer family has released eight rap videos on Facebook since the pandemic began. SOUTH LYON, Mich. – The Klemmer family has been making waves on Facebook with their original rap videos that they’ve been creating since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Dad Bobby Klemmer’s oldest daughter, Sienna, was given a homework assignment in the spring using an online vocabulary tool that engages children through hip-hop. “One of the options was to write a rap,” said Klemmer. They also did one for Mother’s Day, one to celebrate teachers, a video to encourage people to vote, and, most recently, a Christmas rap.
National nonprofit calls for home videos, rehearsal reels for virtual 'The Nutcracker’ production
DETROIT – Several dance companies have been shuttered by COVID-19, which means there won’t be any big holiday productions, but a national nonprofit is calling for home videos and rehearsal reels to splice together a virtual version of “The Nutcracker.”The Universal Ballet Competition is calling all dancers from every corner of the world. It’s a nonprofit that promotes dance, scholarships and keeping the artform infused with talent. They have figured out a way to make “The Nutcracker” virtual this year. They’re asking for dance companies of all sizes, with all ages, and varying experience levels to enter their competition. You can contact The Universal Ballet Competition by calling this number: 305-582-7877READ: More entertainment coverage
Don’t Miss List: The Haunting of Bly Manor, Spooked and The Last of Us Part II
What we’re watchingThe Haunting of Bly Manor (Netflix)This show isn’t THAT scary... but it did give me nightmares. If you watched and enjoyed “The Haunting of Hill House," then you need to check out this one. Undone (Amazon Prime)Undone is animated dramedy that tells the complicated story of Alma, a 28-year-old living in San Antonio, Texas. Snap Judgment Presents: SpookedSeason five of “Spooked” was released this month -- and it couldn’t have come at a better time. This is the story contained in the song’s first verse,” Miller wrote in the essay.
VIDEO: Fall colors hit their peak in Southeast Michigan
DETROIT – It might be hard to notice with all the rain we’ve seen lately -- but the fall colors have really hit their peak in Southeast Michigan. The clouds parted enough on Friday for Local 4′s Tim Pamplin to get some video. READ: More community coverageWatch the video above for the full report
TikTok scrambles to remove suicide video clips, ban users
LONDON TikTok says it's working to remove videos of a man apparently taking his own life and banning users that keep trying to spread the clips on the popular social media platform. The video was originally livestreamed on Facebook before being circulated on other platforms including TikTok, the company said. Our systems, together with our moderation teams, have been detecting and blocking these clips for violating our policies against content that displays, praises, glorifies, or promotes suicide," TikTok said in a statement. We are banning accounts that repeatedly try to upload clips," the company said, adding it appreciated users who reported the content. TikTok urged people who were struggling with thoughts of suicide or concerned about someone who is to seek support.