Police say they’re dealing with dozens of weather-related vehicle crashes in southeastern Michigan and beyond as a major storm hitting the Midwest dumps snow on the state.
The court says anyone with “ordinary intelligence” would know that water running off vehicles at a car wash would likely form ice.
Thousands of kids are getting a long weekend after a fresh covering of snow fell on southeast Michigan Friday morning, causing nearly 700 schools to close.
A bitter cold snap continues to grip Michigan, forcing school closures and prompting warming centers to extend hours for those most at risk.
Highs Tuesday hover around 13 degrees, with the Accuweather RealFeel temp between 5-to-10 below.
Of the 97 arrested, 60 had prior convictions for crimes such as: sex with a minor, assault, illegal firearm possession, drug possession and theft.
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning that warmer temperatures over the next few days are likely to cause unsafe ice conditions on Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes.
Police were forced to close the ramp from southbound Lodge Freeway to eastbound Davison Friday after rain overnight left the freeways too flooded for vehicles to safely drive through.
Although temperatures are several degrees above freezing, light rain which fell earlier Wednesday morning has led to some icy spots on metro Detroit roads.
Rescue crews pulled a man and his cousin’s dog from the frigid waters of the Huron River in southeastern Michigan after both fell through thin layers of ice.