Daily Archives: August 16, 2018

More Than 70 People Overdosed On Synthetic Marijuana In One New Haven Park « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — As Fire Chief John Alston Jr. spoke to reporters in New Haven, Connecticut, about a spate of drug overdoses on Wednesday, he heard shouting coming from behind him. “We’re getting another call of a person,” Alston said. He quickly helped coordinate the response, and then returned to the microphone. That scene occurred the same day that more than ...

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Aretha Was a Mic-Dropping, Fur-Dropping Detroit Treasure Like No Other –  Deadline Detroit

Some years ago, I took a seminar with a well-known newspaper writing coach, Roy Peter Clark. He’s funny and engaging, and uses music to illustrate his teaching. To demonstrate what he means by voice, a writer’s fingerprint, he compares two recordings of “Respect” — Otis Redding’s and, of course, Aretha Franklin’s. Younger fans may not even know Redding’s ...

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See Who Topped U.S. News’ Rankings « Detroit News Watch

U.S. News & World Report has released its rankings of the best hospitals in America for 2018-19, evaluating more than 4,500 hospitals in the country across 16 specialties and nine procedures and conditions. U.S. News also ranked the best hospitals in America by region. In Michigan, the University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor was ranked as the state’s ...

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QLine Stations and Comerica Park Windows Smashed; Ypsi Man Charged –  Deadline Detroit

Winston Lee Quiney An Ypsilanti man allegedly brought a sledgehammer to wreak havoc on two streetcar stations. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office charges Winston Lee Quiney, 30, in connection with using a sledgehammer to break windows at the Montcalm and Adelaide stations, as well as at Comerica Park.  The alleged vandalism happened early the morning of ...

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Critics Slam Vatican’s Disturbing Silence On Abuse Cover-Ups « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — The Vatican has declined to respond to an explosive grand jury report detailing decades of sexual abuse and cover-ups by priests and bishops in Pennsylvania, refusing even to say whether church officials in Rome have read the damaging documents. “We have no comment at this time,” Paloma Ovejero, deputy director of the Vatican’s press office, said Wednesday. RELATED: ...

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Twitter Suspends Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones For One Week « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — Twitter has suspended far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platform for one week. The news was first shared by an InfoWars personality, who tweeted a screenshot of Jones’ Twitter account — indicating the company limited some of Jones’ account features temporarily. Twitter has suspended far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platform for one week. A ...

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