Why Tony Hawk is passionate about Detroit’s skateboarding scene
It was a skateboarding live shot that went viral, but to Local 4′s Victor Williams, it meant much more -- a chance to capture the attention of his mentor, Tony Hawk. The two chatted about their passion for skateboarding and what it means for Detroit.
Video: Mackinaw City hotel worker berates, kicks out family after woman makes complaint about plumbing
A woman staying at the Crown Choice Inn & Suites in Mackinaw City with her family last month recorded her encounter with a man behind the desk calling her an “idiot” and a “dumb Democrat” after she made a complaint about her toilet.
Watch this mother tackle man accused of peeking into daughter’s bedroom
LAKE JACKSON, Texas. – Police dashcam video shows a mother in Lake Jackson, Texas tackle a fleeing suspect accused of looking into her teenage daughter’s bedroom window. “First instinct was just to make sure he didn’t go any further,” Phyllis Pena told KPRC. Pena says she returned home from the store around 7 a.m. on January 31st to find a man in her yard peeking into her daughter’s window. The man took off and Pena called the police.
Video shows incredible spheres of ice forming on Lake Michigan
Video posted by the Indiana Dunes State Park shows some incredible ice formations on Lake Michigan. “Similar to building a snowman, Lake Michigan’s waves did all this work this weekend to make these boulders from ice sheets and the slushy snow we had. As the waves breaks off pieces of the ice sheets along the shore, the chunks fall off into the water. The waves then roll these ice chunks over and over again smoothing and shaping them into spheres,” the state park said in their Facebook post. The temperature and the size of the waves determine whether ice balls can grow and the results can range from ping pong ball-sized to these large boulders.”Check out the video in the 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.
8-year-old girl in Roseville hospitalized after imitating viral magic trick
ROSEVILLE, Mich. – A father in Roseville want parents to be vigilant after his 8-year-old daughter was hospitalized trying to imitate something she saw on TikTok. Doctors said they had never seen anything like it when Dhakota was brought in after swallowing a quarter. The video was a magic trick that included a die. “I didn’t know how bad the situation was until they brought the x-ray back and I saw the quarter right there in her esophagus. “I could’ve lost my kid.”Dhakota is out of the hospital and is still a little sore.
Attorneys for both families in viral Orion Township confrontation speak out
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The attorneys for both families involved in a viral confrontation are speaking out about what happened Wednesday. The gun drawn altercation between Jillian and Eric Wuestenberg; and Takelia Hill and her daughters went viral, leading to felony charges. They saw this,” said Chris Quinn, the Hill family attorney. He served his country very well,” said Terry Johnson, the Wuestenberg family attorney. Quinn believes Jillian Wuestenberg should have deescalated the argument with the 15-year-old girl and Johnson believes charges should be filed against Hill.
Couple points guns at mother, teens in Orion Township, charged with assault
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Oakland County Sheriff announced charges relating to an incident Wednesday where a woman pulled a gun in an Orion Township parking lot. Video from the scene show the barrel of the gun pointed directly at the camera. Jillian Deanne Wuestenberg (L), Eric Peter Wuestenberg (R) (Oakland County Sheriff's Office)Jillian Wuestenberg, 32, from Independence Township, drew her weapon, chambered a round and pointed it at a Black mother and her two teenage daughters. When Oakland County deputies arrived, the Jillian Wuestenberg was detailed but let go. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, the couple claimed to fear for their lives after their vehicle was struck with a hand by the other party.
Sheriff: Couple arrested, charged in Orion Township parking lot altercation caught on video
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Two people are charged in connection to an altercation Wednesday at a Chipotle parking lot in Orion Township. A video first shared on Twitter and another video uploaded to YouTube show what appears to be three women in a verbal altercation with another woman and her husband. The verbal altercation ensued as the mother called the woman in question a racist, and the woman can be heard defending herself. The woman then entered her vehicle and her husband briefly continued the verbal altercation with the mother and daughter outside of the vehicle. The verbal altercation continued while the woman pointed the weapon at the group.
Detroit attorney considers legal action against President Trump over retweet of manipulated video
DETROIT President Donald Trump shared a manipulated video to his Twitter feed and its sparked some controversy. The original video showed two little boys, one White and one Black running toward each other to hug. The manipulated video then reads, America is not the problem. Their parents have successfully challenged the manipulated video and gotten it taken down. Ven Johnson, a Detroit attorney, said that he will be seeking civil and punitive damages in the tens of millions against both Trump and the person who manipulated the video.
Washtenaw County Sheriff to release video showing deputy punching black woman: What to know
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. The Washtenaw County Sheriffs Office will release new video and information after a deputy was filmed repeatedly punching a black woman during an arrest in Ypsilanti Township. Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton will offer an update on the investigation on Friday afternoon a 1 p.m. -- you can watch it live in the video player above. What happenedOn the evening of Memorial Day, a video of a women being punched by a Washtenaw County Sheriffs deputy went viral on social media. Investigation launchedSeveral staff members at the Washtenaw County Sheriffs Office have been placed on administrative leave while an investigation is underway. Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton spoke to Local 4 regarding a viral video that has prompted outrage.
WATCH: Jimmy Fallon, Kristen Bell perform ‘History of Disney Songs’
If you’re a Disney fan, you’re going to love what happened on the “Tonight Show” last night. Jimmy Fallon and Michigan-native Kristen Bell performed an amazing Disney-inspired sketch dubbed “History of Disney Songs,” which walked through the most famous Disney songs through time. The duo performed parts of:When You Wish Upon a StarSupercalifragilisticexpialidociousHeigh HoBear NecessitiesUnder the SeaA Part of Your WorldWhole New WorldBeauty and The BeastCircle of Life/ Nants’ Ingonyama (intro)Can You Feel the Love TonightColors of the WindDo You Want to Build a SnowmanYou’ve Got a Friend in MeRemember MeHow Far I’ll GoInto the UnknownLet It GoWatch the performance below: