4 killed in plane crash on Beaver Island; COVID battle stalls Metro Detroit couple’s wedding plans

Four dead in a plane crash on Michigan’s Beaver Island

Four out of five people on a commuter plane died Saturday afternoon when it crashed on an island in Lake Michigan, authorities said.

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The Metro Detroit couple’s wedding plans are on hold as the man battles COVID-19

A Metro Detroit couple put their wedding plans on hold as a man battles a severe case of COVID-19.

“Today should be our wedding,” said Heather McPherson. “So we should get married today. Instead of walking down the aisle together, we fight for everyone’s life. “

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Detroit homeowner wakes up in flames after car hits a telephone pole

A chain reaction of events in Detroit left a family without a home.

Wardell Vaughn Arrington ran outside and saw that his house – off Savage Avenue in east Detroit – was on fire.


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PURPOSE: What the defense argued about Arbery’s murder

Travis and Greg McMichael said they armed themselves and ran after Ahmaud Arbery thinking he was a burglar and they wanted to catch him and hold him until the police arrived.

When the 25-year-old black man turned and struggled during the chase, they said Travis McMichael shot him in self-defense.

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Michigan Rep. Jewell Jones could soon be released from jail, offered a plea deal

Michigan Rep. Jewell Jones is due out of Livingston County Jail, which has been held since mid-September when a judge overturned his bailiff for violations.

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Weather forecast: First measurable snow today ❄️

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

COVID in Michigan

Michigan reported 15,878 new cases of COVID-19 and 83 virus-related deaths on Friday – an average of 7,939 cases over two days. Of the 83 deaths announced on Friday, 43 were identified during a record review.

Friday’s update contained the following message: “This average includes laboratory results from the processing delay reported on Wednesday. The problem got solved.”

Friday’s update brings the total confirmed COVID cases in Michigan to 1,188,678, including 22,767 deaths. Those numbers have risen from 1,172,800 cases and 22,684 deaths on Wednesday.

Read the current COVID report here.


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