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Here’s How To Donate Extra Halloween Candy To Troops – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is accepting candy and sending letters to troops overseas for the 10th year. It’s part of their ‘Treats for Troops.” Halloween candy must be individually wrapped and no chocolate should be included. Schools are also encouraged to do candy collection with students. Donations are being accepted until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. ...

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Officials Warn Of Poisonous Caterpillar Spotted In Michigan – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Officials are warning Michigan residents to keep an out for a poisonous caterpillar spotted in the state. The American Dagger caterpillar was spotted during a hike through the trails on mid-Michigan college’s campus. The caterpillars may seem harmless, but they are indeed poisonous. “DO NOT PICK THEM UP! Both children and adults can be affected by ...

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A Fall Tradition Since 1886 – Detroit News Watch

Dexter, MI (Detroit News Watch) –  It’s that time of the year again… Fall. A time when the leaves change, temperatures cool down, and most of us pack up the car and head to the cider mill. And there’s nothing like fresh cider and a hot donut, so we paid a visit to the Dexter Cider Mill, where they’ve been ...

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2 New Rabies Cases In Oakland County – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Two new rabies cases in skunks have been removed from Southfield and Farmington Hills. Oakland County Health Division confirmed the cases and that rabies has been verified in four bats and eight skunks in Oakland County. Officials say, if a wild animal is found behaving strangely, call local animal control for assistance. More information about rabies ...

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Dick’s Has Destroyed $5 Million Worth Of Weapons, Its CEO Says – Detroit News Watch

 (CNN) — Dick’s Sporting Goods has destroyed $5 million of the chain’s gun inventory, its CEO said. After finding out that Dick’s had sold the Parkland shooter a shotgun, CEO Edward Stack decided last year the company would no longer sell firearm to anyone under 21. Dick’s announced it would destroy its inventory of weapons, rather than allow them to be ...

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Kroger Will Stop Selling E-Cigarettes – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Kroger is becoming the latest major retailer to stop selling e-cigarettes amid public concern over vaping-related illnesses and deaths. The announcement, which Kroger made on Monday, came just weeks after Walmart made a similar announcement, citing regulatory uncertainty. CBS, Viacom and CNN parent company WarnerMedia also announced in September they would prohibit e-cigarette advertisements on their networks. “Kroger is ...

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Fourth Indiana Man Dies Following Plane Crash In Michigan – Detroit News Watch

DEWITT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — A fourth Indiana man has died following a small plane crash near a mid-Michigan airport last week. On Monday, the Clinton County sheriff’s office said 27-year-old Zechariah Bennett died Saturday. The plane crashed outside Lansing about 9 a.m. Thursday with six men aboard. The single-engine plane had left Indy South Greenwood Airport ...

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