The MorningStar Ministries Church in Garden City was filled Thursday night, as hundreds of people turned out to reflect and share their memories of Kent Morton, the man who fell into the Detroit River while working on the Ambassador Bridge.
The missing man is 27-year old Kent Morton of Garden City. He was part of a crew doing paint and welding work on the center span of the bridge when he fell about 1:45 p.m.
A pilot whose plane crashed into Lake Huron spent nearly a full day in the water because an air-traffic controller and Coast Guard rescuers were confused about where he had ditched his single-engine aircraft, according to a sheriff’s report.
Horses, sheep, dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens and a goat were being examined by veterinarians following their rescue from a Livingston County barn and house.
Authorities rescued three adults and six children from Partridge Island in Lake Superior who had been on the water in a 12-foot boat.
The quick action of Macomb County Sheriff deputies is being credited with saving a woman from a house fire in Mount Clemens.
Two dozen people were rescued from a burning apartment building in Ann Arbor, many of them U of M students.
One neighborhood near downtown Lansing is more like a lake, Thursday, after feet of water flooded the streets.
The pilot of a small plane who floated in Lake Huron for 17 hours after his plane went down, is talking to WWJ.
A fishing boat, called Eagles Nest, rescued the pilot about nine miles off Harbor Beach, according to USCG Petty Officer Lauren Jorgensen.