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    Powerful earthquake hits Mexico City

    Powerful earthquake hits Mexico City


    A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital.The extent of damage or injuries was not immediately clear, but people fled office...

    A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital.

    The extent of damage or injuries was not immediately clear, but people fled office buildings along the central Reforma Avenue.

    Mexico's seismological agency calculated its preliminary magnitude at 6.8 and said its center was east of the city in the state of Puebla.

    Pictures fell from walls and objects were shaken off of flat surfaces. Some people dove for cover under desks.

    Earlier in the day buildings across the city held preparation drills on the anniversary of the 1985 quake.

    A powerful earthquake has shaken Mexico City, causing buildings to sway sickeningly. The extent of damage/injuries was not immediately clear pic.twitter.com/rZ3fQsAPas-- Behind The News (@Behind__News) September 19, 2017 BREAKING: Major prelim. magnitude 7.1 earthquake has rocked the Mexico City region; witness videos shows building violently shaking.-- NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) September 19, 2017
    Fiat Chrysler recalling 494K Ram trucks for fire risk

    Fiat Chrysler recalling 494K Ram trucks for fire risk


    Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost half a million Ram heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks because their water pumps could be defective.The recall involves Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs from the 2013 to 2017 model...

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost half a million Ram heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks because their water pumps could be defective.

    The recall involves Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs from the 2013 to 2017 model years. All 494,417 of the vehicles involved have 6.7-liter engines.

    Most of the trucks were sold in the U.S., but 46,220 are in Canada and 4,485 are in other markets.

    Fiat Chrysler says a water pump bearing can overheat under certain conditions, potentially leading to an engine fire.

    The company isn't aware of any injuries or accidents related to the defect. It no longer uses the type of water pump involved in the recall.

    Fiat Chrysler will notify customers and dealers will fix or replace the water pumps for free.

    Dr. Jumana Nagarwala to be released on $4.5 million bond while awaiting FGM trial

    Dr. Jumana Nagarwala to be released on $4.5 million bond while awaiting FGM trial


    Dr. Jumana Nagarwala will be released from federal custody this week on a $4.5 million bond while she awaits trial on female genital mutilation charges.Nagarwala, 44, of Northville, is charged with female genital mutilation and conspiracy.Her bond was...

    Dr. Jumana Nagarwala will be released from federal custody this week on a $4.5 million bond while she awaits trial on female genital mutilation charges.

    Nagarwala, 44, of Northville, is charged with female genital mutilation and conspiracy.

    Her bond was raised by supporters. She won't be released until later this week.

    READ: Dr. Jumana Nagarwala fired by Henry Ford amid female genital mutilation case

    She originally was denied bond because a judge considered her to be a flight risk. However, on Tuesday Nagarwala's attorneys offered this new $4.5 million bond proposal which was accepted by the judge.

    If Nagarwala violates the terms of her bond or fails to appear for court, she and her husband would face the forfeiture of their Northville home and the 17 individuals who are guaranteeing her bond would be required to satisfy the remainder of the bond.

    An attorney for Nagarwala admitted to her doing the procedures, but she insists that it is nothing more than a religious practice for Muslim families and that she has done nothing wrong.

    The $4.5 million bond is believed to be the largest ever set in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Michigan.

    Arrested in April

    Nagarwala was arrested April 12 and detained April 17. Henry Ford Health System said she was placed on administrative leave April 13.

    The hospital system released this statement:

    "We were shocked by the allegations. The alleged criminal activity did not occur at any Henry Ford facility. We would never support or condone anything related to this practice. The doctor has immediately been placed on administrative leave."

    On April 27, she was terminated from her position as an emergency department physician at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

    Several others charged in FGM case

    Nagarwala is charged alongside Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and his wife, Farida Attar. Several other employees were charged in connection with the illegal procedures.

    All six defendants were due in court for a pretrial hearing Tuesday.

    The defense made multiple attempts to try to make it appear the Attars had nothing to do with the so-called "cuttings." The Attars claimed it was Nagarwala who did the medical procedures and performed the "closely held and time-honored religious practice."

    Female genital mutilation: What is it, cultural and social factors

    Federal officials made their case by acknowledging they set up a full-scale surveillance on the doctors and the Burhani Medical Clinic in Livonia after receiving a tip about FGM. They even installed a live camera on a telephone pole outside the clinic.

    Officials said for the past 12 years, Fakhruddin Attar allowed his clinics to host FGM procedures done by Nagarwala and assisted by his wife. They said they phoned and texted each other, telling each other to deny any FGM and plotting strategy.

    MORE: FGM a serious problem in United States

    Federal officials said one of the children picked Farida Attar and Nagarwala out of a picture lineup. One of the girls admitted she screamed in pain during the procedure and was told to be quiet about her so-called "girls' weekend."

    Unprecedented charges

    This case is unprecedented in the U.S. According to the United States code, "whoever knowingly circumcises, excises, or infibulates the whole or any part of the labia majora or labia minora or clitoris of another person who has not attained the age of 18 years shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both."

    Here are the Congressional Findings:

    "(1) the practice of female genital mutilation is carried out by members of certain cultural and religious groups within the United States;
    "(2) the practice of female genital mutilation often results in the occurrence of physical and psychological health effects that harm the women involved;
    "(3) such mutilation infringes upon the guarantees of rights secured by Federal and State law, both statutory and constitutional;
    "(4) the unique circumstances surrounding the practice of female genital mutilation place it beyond the ability of any single State or local jurisdiction to control;
    "(5) the practice of female genital mutilation can be prohibited without abridging the exercise of any rights guaranteed under the first amendment to the Constitution or under any other law; and
    "(6) Congress has the affirmative power under section 8 of article I, the necessary and proper clause, section 5 of the fourteenth Amendment, as well as under the treaty clause, to the Constitution to enact such legislation."

    MORE: Female genital mutilation a serious problem in United States

    Investigation involves 2 girls from Minnesota

    Court documents said Nagarwala's phone records revealed several phone calls to a family in Minnesota with a girl who just turned 7 years old. According to officials, the Minnesota family is part of the religious community in Minnesota that practices FGM.

    Officials said the phone was tracked on Feb. 3 from Minnesota to Michigan. Someone used the phone that evening via a tower in Farmington Hills near multiple hotels, officials said. The phone was traced back to Minnesota on Feb. 4, officials said.

    Investigators said surveillance video from Feb. 3 at a hotel in Farmington Hills showed two adult women and two young girls checking into two rooms. Officials believe that the two young girls were victims of FGM performed by Nagarwala.

    "The allegations detailed in today's criminal complaint are disturbing," FBI special agent in charge David Gelios said. "The FBI, along with its law enforcement partners, are committed to doing whatever is necessary to bring an end to this barbaric practice and to ensure no additional children fall victim to this procedure."

    Investigators interviewed the two girls, who identified Nagarwala as the doctor who performed operations on them during a trip. They said their mother told them it was a "special" girls' trip, officials said. The girls told investigators that they were told by Nagarwala and their parents not to talk about the procedure.

    One of the girls said she left a winter glove in the medical office. Officials executed a search warrant on Monday and found the glove in the medical clinic. Officials said the glove had the girl's first name written on it.

    Investigators said doctors performed examinations on the young girls and found that FGM had been performed on them.

    Other potential victims from Michigan

    "The allegations against the defendant in this investigation are made even more deplorable, given the defendant's position as a trusted medical professional in the community," HSI special agent in charge Steve Francis said. "My sincere hope is that these charges will give support to those who have allegedly suffered both physically and emotionally."

    The investigation has identified other children who might have been victimized by Nagarwala between 2005 and 2007, including children in Michigan, officials said.

    Child Protective Services personnel and FBI agents on Monday interviewed several young girls in Michigan who said procedures matching the description of FGM had been performed on them by Nagarwala.

    Officials said some of the children's parents denied knowledge of the procedures, while others said they knew that Nagarwala had performed the procedures.

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    Detroit teen's deadly ATV crash: MSP stops patrols of 9th Precinct in wake of 15-year-old's death

    Detroit teen's deadly ATV crash: MSP stops patrols of 9th Precinct in wake of 15-year-old's death


    Michigan State Police troopers have stopped patrolling Detroit's 9th Precinct in the wake of a 15-year-old boy's death which prompted two investigations into the use of a Taser during the pursuit of an ATV.Damon Grimes died at a hospital Aug. 26 after he...

    Michigan State Police troopers have stopped patrolling Detroit's 9th Precinct in the wake of a 15-year-old boy's death which prompted two investigations into the use of a Taser during the pursuit of an ATV.

    Damon Grimes died at a hospital Aug. 26 after he crashed an ATV into a pickup truck at Rossini Drive and Gratiot Avenue in Detroit. State police said troopers had tried to stop Grimes, 15, for "reckless driving," but the teen fled on the ATV. Troopers pursued and one of them used a Taser on Grimes, striking him before the crash. That trooper has been suspended with pay for violating police protocol.

    Witnesses said the trooper pulled close to the ATV and fired his Taser during the chase, and they believe it might have caused Grimes to crash. Witnesses said the teen was trying to get onto the sidewalk when he hit the pickup truck.

    State police Lt. Mike Shaw said the halt of patrols is temporary and said the decision will be re-evaluated. The 10 troopers who were assigned to the 9th Precinct have been reassigned to freeway patrols.

    The area is considered a high-crime portion of Detroit. Shaw says "to have state police cars in the area might cause problems in the community."

    Chief James Craig calls alleged use of Taser inappropriate

    Police Chief James Craig held a news conference Sept. 1 to discuss the independent investigation of Grimes' death.

    "Totally inappropriate, you just cannot deploy a Taser in that instance," Craig said. "That's not appropriate use of a Taser."

    Craig said he was concerned when he learned about the fatality during a pursuit over a misdemeanor traffic violation. He said he called for an independent investigation when he learned about the possibility that a Taser was deployed.

    "The state police have been a good partner," Craig said. "They've been a good partner, they've helped us on many things, however this is one issue that our policy differs."

    Troopers now prohibited from engaging in pursuits in Detroit

    State police said while the policy -- known as official order 10 -- is under review, troopers patrolling in the city of Detroit will be prohibited from engaging in vehicle pursuits resulting from a traffic violation or misdemeanor offense. The policy change only applies to vehicle pursuits in Detroit.

    "All MSP enforcement members have been reminded that current policy requires our members to weigh the hazard presented by the violator against the risk created by the pursuit in all instances, as well as several other factors to be considered before engaging in or continuing a vehicle pursuit," a statement from state police reads.

    ATV four-wheelers aren't legally supposed to be driven on Detroit city streets, but neighbors said that law isn't usually enforced.

    State police released this statement on the chase:

    "The troopers activated their emergency lights and siren, but the ATV driver refused to stop. The troopers pursued the ATV east on Rossini, and as the ATV approached Gratiot Avenue, the driver attempted to drive off the roadway onto the sidewalk, but crashed into the rear of a pickup truck."

    State police also said the department is conducting its own investigation into the crash.

    The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office said Grimes died from blunt head trauma.


    Damon Grimes

    Justice for Dae Dae

    "It shouldn't have to be like this," said Monique Grimes, Damon's mother. "He was only 15. He enjoyed riding his bike. It wasn't like he committed any crimes. I just want justice for Dae Dae."

    Hundreds of people showed up to a vigil Aug. 30, furious over the 15-year-old's death. Friends and family members were among those who gathered for the vigil, some of them around Damon's age.

    The family wanted a remembrance of Damon, but it quickly got out of hand, as a small group of young men were trying to incite a problem, Local 4's Mara MacDonald reported. They began chanting, "F--- the police" as stoic officers tried to diffuse the situation.

    Damon's family members told them to stop, but it was a tense half hour until the crowd finally moved on. Police had to close down Gratiot Avenue briefly.

    Clergy members and citizens demonstrated outside Kym Worthy's office Sept. 8 as investigations are conducted by Michigan State Police and the Detroit Police Department.

    "We cannot afford to have a miscarriage of justice in this case," said David Alexander Bullock of Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church. "This is not the time for drawn out investigations and political posturing. The Wayne County Prosecutor must act swiftly."

    Worthy released the following statement that afternoon:

    "Although I am prohibited from commenting on the investigation of the recent ATV fatality of 15-year-old Detroiter Damon Grimes, I think that it is important for the public to understand the procedure the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office (WCPO) follows in all police involved matters. Members of my office that will be assigned to the case have met with the family of Mr. Grimes to explain this procedure. There a two separate and independent investigations in this case. One is being conducted by the Detroit Police Department, and other is being conducted by the Michigan State Police. The law enforcement investigations must be completed before WCPO receives the warrant request in the case. Once it is received, we conduct a completely separate and independent investigation before making a charging decision. We do this because it is important for us to take the time to closely look at the facts and evidence, so that we can be right. This is the standard procedure followed in every police involved incident that comes to our Public Integrity Unit, and it will be followed in the case of Mr. Grimes." Detroit police launch independent investigation

    Detroit police Chief James Craig said during a news conference Aug. 28 his department will launch an independent investigation.

    "I am not a proponent of high-speed chases involving traffic infractions, or those involving misdemeanors," Craig said.

    Craig said the investigation in no way negatively reflects on MSP, but that a situation such as this warrants an independent investigation.

    $50 million lawsuit filed

    Southfield-based attorney Geoffrey Fieger filed a $50 million lawsuit on behalf of Damon Grimes' family. Fieger, who spoke during a news conference Aug. 30, compared the trooper to a cowboy.

    VIEW: Lawsuit

    "I cannot conceive, under any set of circumstances, a justification for a police officer doing a drive-by shooting of a child on an ATV," Fieger said.

    Fieger said the trooper has a history of using excessive force.

    "This situation is not an isolated incident," Fieger said.

    The lawsuit claims the trooper did not stop his patrol vehicle after Grimes crashed and instead drove away.

    Mayor Duggan supports legislation to change MSP policies

    Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan released the following statement on Aug. 31:

    "Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Damon Grimes. I fully support Chief Craig's decision to have the Detroit Police Department conduct an independent investigation into the events leading up to his death. DPD will be presenting its findings to Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy. Police chases often have the potential for tragedy and the difference in the policies of the Detroit Police Department and the Michigan State Police highlight that concern. The Detroit Police Department policy is not to engage in high speed chases for traffic offenses or misdemeanors. In the case of felonies, the decision to continue a high speed chase is made by a supervisor. I met with Governor Snyder and urged the State Police to adopt the City of Detroit's policy when patrolling in our city. I also spoke with State Representative Sheldon Neely (D) of Flint and expressed my full support for his proposed legislation to require Michigan State Police abide by local pursuit policies when patrolling within the boundaries of a city. I am encouraged that MSP leadership is taking steps towards changing its policy. Chief Craig and the Detroit Police Department will continue to work with them to ensure that safe policing procedures are followed in the city of Detroit." Residents call for ATV park

    Detroit residents called for an all-terrain vehicle park to be built after the tragedy.

    Residents of Damon's neighborhood want to turn a vacant piece of land at Connor and Frankfort streets on the city's east side into an ATV park.

    "We hope that we can acquire this particular parcel of land and give them something so they can have a legal place to ride, as opposed to being seen as always riding illegally, and things of that nature," community activist Oliver Gantt said.

    Keeping the children busy, active and off the streets is the plan.

    "It's definitely a safer place," Gantt said. "We need not only a safer place, but it's also giving something for the kids to do within the city of Detroit. They don't have absolutely anything to do. We just want a place, a safe place, for them to be able to come and enjoy these toys that their parents buy for them."

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    Growing sinkhole swallows home in Central Florida

    Growing sinkhole swallows home in Central Florida


    A family was evacuated from their Apopka home Tuesday morning after a 25-foot-wide sinkhole opened up threatening to swallow their home, Orange County Fire Rescue officials said.Firefighters responded at 8:22 a.m. to a call about the sinkhole and the...

    A family was evacuated from their Apopka home Tuesday morning after a 25-foot-wide sinkhole opened up threatening to swallow their home, Orange County Fire Rescue officials said.

    Firefighters responded at 8:22 a.m. to a call about the sinkhole and the family was safely evacuated.

    More here from ClickOrlando/WKMG.

    Metro Detroit doctor motions to be released while awaiting female mutilation case

    Metro Detroit doctor motions to be released while awaiting female mutilation case


    The Livonia doctor at the center of the female genital mutilation case is due in court Tuesday as he fights to be released from federal custody while he awaits trial. Dr. Fakhruddin Attar is charged with female genital mutilation and conspiracy, along...

    The Livonia doctor at the center of the female genital mutilation case is due in court Tuesday as he fights to be released from federal custody while he awaits trial.

    Dr. Fakhruddin Attar is charged with female genital mutilation and conspiracy, along with his wife, Farida Attar, and another doctor, Jumana Nagarwala, accused of helping perform the procedures. Several other employees were charged in connection with the illegal procedures.

    All six defendants are due in court for a pretrial hearing.

    Nagarwala had recently motioned for revocation of detention. Her motion was granted Tuesday and she will be released on a $4.5 million bond. Supporters are raising money to post her bond.

    The defense made multiple attempts to try to make it appear the Attars had nothing to do with the so-called "cuttings." The Attars claimed it was Nagarwala who did the medical procedures and performed the "closely held and time-honored religious practice."

    Female genital mutilation: What is it, cultural and social factors

    Federal officials made their case by acknowledging they set up a full-scale surveillance on the doctors and the Burhani Medical Clinic in Livonia after receiving a tip about FGM. They even installed a live camera on a telephone pole outside the clinic.

    Officials said for the past 12 years, Fakhruddin Attar allowed his clinics to host FGM procedures done by Nagarwala and assisted by his wife. They said they phoned and texted each other, telling each other to deny any FGM and plotting strategy.

    MORE: FGM a serious problem in United States

    Federal officials said one of the children picked Farida Attar and Nagarwala out of a picture lineup. One of the girls admitted she screamed in pain during the procedure and was told to be quiet about her so-called "girls' weekend."

    Unprecedented charges

    This case is unprecedented in the U.S. According to the United States code, "whoever knowingly circumcises, excises, or infibulates the whole or any part of the labia majora or labia minora or clitoris of another person who has not attained the age of 18 years shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both."

    Here are the Congressional Findings:

    "(1) the practice of female genital mutilation is carried out by members of certain cultural and religious groups within the United States;
    "(2) the practice of female genital mutilation often results in the occurrence of physical and psychological health effects that harm the women involved;
    "(3) such mutilation infringes upon the guarantees of rights secured by Federal and State law, both statutory and constitutional;
    "(4) the unique circumstances surrounding the practice of female genital mutilation place it beyond the ability of any single State or local jurisdiction to control;
    "(5) the practice of female genital mutilation can be prohibited without abridging the exercise of any rights guaranteed under the first amendment to the Constitution or under any other law; and
    "(6) Congress has the affirmative power under section 8 of article I, the necessary and proper clause, section 5 of the fourteenth Amendment, as well as under the treaty clause, to the Constitution to enact such legislation."

    MORE: Female genital mutilation a serious problem in United States

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    Eminem partners with Detroit-based StockX for hurricane relief; will match up to $250K

    Eminem partners with Detroit-based StockX for hurricane relief; will match up to $250K


    Eminem is teaming up with Detroit-based sneaker company StockX for a hurricane relief fundraiser this week.Starting at noon Tuesday, the public can make donations of $10 or more to the StockX-Eminem Hurricane Relief Campaign.The Marshall Matthers...

    Eminem is teaming up with Detroit-based sneaker company StockX for a hurricane relief fundraiser this week.

    Starting at noon Tuesday, the public can make donations of $10 or more to the StockX-Eminem Hurricane Relief Campaign.

    The Marshall Matthers Foundation will match the first $250,000 raised from the benefit. Eminem became an investor in the company earlier this year.

    With each contribution, donors get a chance to win one of 17 pairs of exclusive sneakers donated by celebrities including Eminem, Pharrell, LeBron James, Mark Wahlberg and Steph Curry, the release said.

    "As we watched the tragic events unfold in Florida and Texas, we wanted to leverage our position as a leading marketplace for luxury consumer goods, to turn luxury items into true necessities," StockX CEO and co-founder Josh Luber said in a statement.

    "We're also fortunate to have some famous friends -- friends who immediately and unequivocally stepped up to help -- and capped by Eminem's generous decision to match, we are poised to raise a significant amount of money for hurricane relief."

    StockX, which launched in February of 2016, was co-founded by Luber, who serves as the company's CEO, and Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans and majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Recently, StockX closed an investment round that included Silicon Valley investor Ron Conway and his SV Angel fund as well as Detroit Venture Partners (DVP).

    Detroit-Windsor Tunnel to close for 10 days in October for final phase of renovations

    Detroit-Windsor Tunnel to close for 10 days in October for final phase of renovations


    The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel will be undergoing a facelift this year.The final phase of a $21.6 million project to renovate the tunnel will kick off next month, prompting closures for the tunnel starting in October.The renovations have already included...

    The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel will be undergoing a facelift this year.

    The final phase of a $21.6 million project to renovate the tunnel will kick off next month, prompting closures for the tunnel starting in October.

    The renovations have already included masonry and electrical work, and now will shift in October to the replacement of the concrete ceiling and other infrastructure improvements.

    DWT and WDTC are committed to conducting the scheduled improvements to the tunnel while causing the least amount of disruption for its 12,000 daily users.

    To complete the project safely and quickly, the tunnel will be closed based on the following schedule:

    -- Oct. 20-30 - The tunnel will be closed from 8 p.m. Oct 20 through 5:30 a.m. Oct 30.

    -- Oct. 30-Nov. 22: The tunnel will be closed 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m. Sunday-Thursday.

    -- Nov. 23-26: The tunnel will be open to traffic.

    -- Nov. 27-Dec. 23: The tunnel will be closed 8 p.m.- 5:30 a.m. Sunday-Thursday.

    -- Dec. 23- Jan. 1, 2018: The tunnel will be open to traffic.

    -- Jan. 2- mid-June: The tunnel will be closed from 8 p.m.- 5:30 a.m. Sunday-Thursday.

    The renovations are scheduled for completion in June 2018. .

    "We look forward to continuing to serve as the premier gateway to Windsor and Detroit for years to come, and this work will help us to do just that," said Neal Belitsky, president of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel. "The need for this renovation project is a natural occurrence in the life of an underwater tunnel and the next step in our continued maintenance and improvement of this vital international asset."

    The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is the only international, vehicular, subaqueous border crossing in the world. It has been recognized as one of the great engineering wonders of the world and is one of the most important border crossings between the United States and Canada. Located between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, connecting the U.S. interstates to Ontario's Highway 401, it is one of the fastest links between the two countries.

    Little Caesars Arena ribbon cutting, opening ceremony is today

    Little Caesars Arena ribbon cutting, opening ceremony is today


    It's a moment that is a little less than three years in the making. On Tuesday, Olympia Entertainment is set to hold the ribbon cutting and opening ceremony for the brand new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The ceremony is expected to get underway just...

    It's a moment that is a little less than three years in the making.

    On Tuesday, Olympia Entertainment is set to hold the ribbon cutting and opening ceremony for the brand new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.

    The ceremony is expected to get underway just after 11 a.m. in Chevrolet Plaza located between the arena and the new Little Caesars Arena garage.

    Christopher Ilitch (president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings), Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder are all expected to be in attendance to get a first glimpse at the finished arena.

    Local 4 legend Carmen Harlan will serve as emcee of the festivities.

    The ceremony is not open to the public, but will be live streamed here.

    For more information about Little Caesars Arena including concourse and parking maps click here.

    Metro Detroit Weather: Lows in 50s overnight

    Metro Detroit Weather: Lows in 50s overnight


    A brief autumn bite has arrived in Detroit and Southeast Michigan during the first weekend of August. Most of it will be dry, but some showers will fall.Please join me on Twitter (@AndrewHumphrey) for regular weather updates.Saturday night becomes...

    A brief autumn bite has arrived in Detroit and Southeast Michigan during the first weekend of August. Most of it will be dry, but some showers will fall.

    Please join me on Twitter (@AndrewHumphrey) for regular weather updates.

    Saturday night becomes relatively chilly, again. Overnight lows will be in the 50s. No air conditioning needed.

    Sunday will be bright and cool in the morning, then wet in the afternoon. Daytime temps will reach the mid 70s and showers arrive and develop Sunday afternoon and Sunday night.

    Rain remains Monday with cloudy skies and highs over 10 degrees below average, in the low 70s.

    Don't worry warm-weather-lovers, sunshine and higher temps arrive for the rest of the week. Tuesday will be mostly sunny with highs near 80 degrees. More sunshine is in the forecast with highs in the low 80s Wednesday and Thursday.

    Lake Erie
    Saturday: Air Temp: Breezy. Low 70s; Water Temp: 73; Waves: 1-3 ft.; Wind: WNW 10-20 kts.
    Saturday Night: Air Temp: Near 60; Water Temp: 73; Waves: 1-2 ft.; Wind: W 5-15 kts.
    Sunday: Showers arrive. Air Temp: Low 70s; Water Temp: 73; Waves: 1-3 ft.; Wind: SSW 5-10 kts.

    Lake St. Clair
    Saturday: Air Temp: Breezy. Low 70s; Water Temp: 73; Waves: 1-3 ft.; Wind: WNW 10-20 kts.
    Saturday Night: Air Temp: 50s; Water Temp: 73; Waves: 1-2 ft.; Wind: W 5-15 kts.
    Sunday: Showers arrive. Air Temp: Low 70s; Water Temp: 73; Waves: 1-3 ft.; Wind: SSW 5-10 kts.

    Lake Huron
    Saturday: Air Temp: Small Craft Advisory until 6pm ET. Breezy. Low 70s; Water Temp: 73; Waves: 2-4 ft.; Wind: WNW 10-20 kts.
    Saturday Night: Air Temp: 50s; Water Temp: 71; Waves: 1-3 ft.; Wind: W 5-15 kts.
    Sunday: Showers arrive. Air Temp: Low 70s; Water Temp: 71; Waves: 1-2 ft.; Wind: SSW 5-10 kts.

    UP NORTH FORECAST
    Northern Lower Peninsula
    Saturday: Partly sunny, mild. Highs in the low 70s.
    Saturday night: Partly cloudy, chilly. Lows in the low 50s.
    Sunday: Showers arrive. Highs near 75.

    Upper Peninsula
    Saturday: Partly sunny, mild. Highs in the low 70s.
    Saturday night: Partly cloudy, chilly. Lows in the mid, upper 40s.
    Sunday: Showers arrive. Highs near 75.

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