This Week’s Top Stories: Aretha Franklin’s Farewell and Funeral, Serena Wins Big, Florida’s Giant Reptile Problem and More

Here are the top stories for the week of August 27, 2018, that you may have missed on the new CBSDetroit.com.

  • A Final Farewell To Aretha Franklin, Homegoing To Fuse Spirit With Star Power: The world says goodbye to Detroit’s own Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul is laid to rest Friday at Greater Grace Temple.
  • Serena Williams Wins Big At US Open Turns Heads With Outfit: Serena Williams’ tennis outfits are often the talk of the town, and she set New York tongues wagging with her latest creation in a routine opening victory at the US Open.
  • ‘Super Snake’ Slithering Around Florida? DNA Study Says Yes: A study of Florida’s python population has discovered some unnerving information about a possibly terrifying new breed of slithering creatures.
  • Massive Lizard Keeps Terrorizing Family, Evading Trappers: Trappers are hunting a giant monitor lizard that showed up at a home in Florida and it won’t go away.
  • Recall Alert: Children’s Advil Recalled Due To Overdose Concerns: A specific type of Children’s Advil Suspension Bubble Gum flavor is being recalled due to incorrect dosage cup markings.
  • Michigan Senate Candidates Planning To Hold Two Debates In October: Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow and her Republican opponent, John James, have made plans for two televised debates before November’s election, the first time Michigan voters will be able to watch a Senate debate in 10 years.

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