2 boys killed in Detroit house fire, explosion in Nashville may have been intentional, government shutdown looms


It took only six minutes for first responders to break out to reach the blazed house on the east side of Detroit. Since most of the respondents were parents, they put themselves in the shoes of the mother who lost two boys, Dylan and Demarion, at the ages of 6 and 7.

A recreational vehicle parked on the deserted streets of downtown Nashville exploded early Christmas morning, causing widespread communications outages that shut down police emergency systems and suspended vacation travel at the city’s airport.

President Donald Trump spent his Christmas golf in Florida amid a government stalemate looming and COVID relief pending.

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan rose to 469,928 as of Wednesday, including 11,775 deaths, state officials report.

Wednesday’s update includes 3,443 new cases and 70 additional deaths. On Tuesday, the state reported a total of 466,485 confirmed cases and 11,705 deaths.

  • According to its website, the state didn’t provide updated COVID-19 numbers on Christmas Day. The last update was Wednesday, December 23rd and the next update is expected on Saturday, December 26th.

Michigan’s 7-day average for new COVID cases fell to 3,311 on Wednesday. The state had around 173,400 active cases of COVID-19 in total on Wednesday.

Hospital admissions began to decline in December. As of Wednesday, there were 3,086 COVID patients in Michigan hospitals, of whom 738 were in intensive care.

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  • Darrell Bevell, 4 defensive coach for Detroit Lions Saturday due to possible COVID-19 exposure
  • Detroit Red Wings will release the 2020-21 schedule starting Jan. 14 against Carolina

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Dusty Kennedy