Michigan Matters: Gov. Gretchen WhitmerGov. Gretchen Whitmer stopped by CBS 62 to appear on “Michigan Matters” to talk about her first year in office and the opportunities and challenges ahead for her and the state she leads.
Eye On Detroit - Centria Superhero Autism Activity DaySuperhero's visit children at the Centria Superhero Autism Activity Day.
Cat stuck in ramen bagTHE CAT'S OUT OF THE BAG: A Riverside County Sheriffs' sergeant in Cabazon, CA was on patrol when he found a cat with its head stuck in a ramen bag. The sheriffs' station shared the video on Facebook last week and said: "the cat was saved and no animals were harmed."
New Zealand volcano eruptsA volcanic eruption killed at least five people and left even more missing on White Island in New Zealand on Monday. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it's believed that about 100 people were on or near the island, which is a popular tourist spot. Police said they do not expect to find any more survivors. In this video posted to social media, billowing clouds of ash and smoke were seen just after the eruption.
Santas hit the ski slopesRUDOLPH'S DAY OFF: More than 200 skiers dressed like Santa hit the slopes in Maine over the weekend. Sunday River resort says the money raised from the "Santa Sunday" event will go to local charities.
Eye On Detroit - Madrigal ChoraleFor more than a century, Madrigal Chorale (MC) has served the community and enriched the cultural climate of Southeast Michigan. MC, termed “one of metro Detroit’s artistic jewels,” is comprised of approximately forty men and women, all competitively auditioned, who share an unequaled commitment to excellence in vocal music performance. They continue to come from all walks of life; their common bond is love of music.
Eye on the Day for Monday, December 9, 2019It's Monday, December 9. Here are the stories we're keeping our eye on: the impeachment inquiry continues with a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee today, a deadly volcanic eruption in New Zealand, and a popular art piece was eaten.
Gingerbread CityGINGERBREAD CITY: A gingerbread city is on display in London. More than 100 architects, designers, and engineers helped create the sugary scene. This year’s theme is transport. The city even features a moving train!
Lions-Vikings Preview: Can Minnesota Cover On A Short Week Of Rest?SportsLine senior NFL analyst Larry Hartstein weighs in on the Week 14 matchup between the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings. The big question is how the Vikings will perform with a short week while the Lions have had 10 days off since Thanksgiving. #MinnesotaVikings #DetroitLions
Capitol Christmas tree lightingWATCH: The Washington, D.C. Capitol Christmas tree was lit during a ceremony Wednesday evening. The ornaments on the tree were handmade by communities in New Mexico. The tree itself is from that state’s Carson National Forest. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Asher Dean, a fourth-grader from New Mexico, pushed the button to light the tree.
Pandas celebrate holiday seasonPANDA CUBS' FIRST HOLIDAY SEASON: Twin 3-month-old pandas are celebrating their first holiday season with some festive decorations at the Berlin Zoo. Here's a look at the duo and their adorably small stockings.
Sea lion catches bubblesBUBBLE FUN: Daley the sea lion had fun catching and popping bubbles last week at the Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester, New York.
Eel lights up Christmas treeIT'S ELECTRIC: An electric eel named Miguel Wattson at the Tennessee Aquarium is turning on Christmas tree lights.
National Christmas Tree lightingThe National Christmas Tree lighting was Thursday at President’s Park in Washington, DC. The National Park Service had to plant a new tree this year because the previous one was damaged. The 2019 tree is a 30-foot Colorado blue spruce from Palmyra, PA.
Eye on the Day for Friday, December 6, 2019It's Friday, December 6. Here are the stories we're keeping our eye on: an armed robbery turned into a deadly car chase, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gives the go-ahead for the next phase of impeachment and KFC brings back its fried chicken-scented firelog this holiday season.
Eye On Detroit - Develop DetroitThe imagine, design and build beautiful housing. They create mixed-income communities and single-family homes across Detroit – for the full range of Detroiters. Their work is an integrated approach to stabilizing and growing neighborhoods decimated by the recent housing crisis.
Eye On Detroit - Paint Detroit with GenerosityMint Artists Guild fills a hole in the Detroit arts and nonprofit scene, which has many youth organizations focused on dance, music, theater and writing. Until now, none concentrated on visual and digital arts, or on creative career paths.
Here are the top baby names for 2019What were the most popular baby names of 2019? Here’s a look at the top 10 for girls and boys and the one name that dominated the decade, according to BabyCenter.
Top Christmas GiftsHere are the top Christmas gifts over the years.
Michigan Matters: ThanksgivingWith the holidays upon us, representatives of three well known organizations stopped by the CBS 62 “Michigan Matters” set to talk about their efforts to give back and spread some cheer to those in need.
Eye On Detroit - Motown SoupMotown Soup is a 501 (c) (3) based in Utica, Michigan, who is comprised of volunteers who produce delicious soup and food mixes in a State Dept. of Agriculture licensed kitchen. With being a 100% volunteer organization, ALL profits are donated to soup kitchens, homeless shelters, food banks, and free clinics. Know that as you are enjoying our mixes you are helping someone in need get a warm meal and shelter.
Eye On Detroit - Diary of a GenerationThe Henry Ford recently hosted History Speaks — Diary of a Generation From the veterans who served in World War II to the supporters on the home front, find out how a generation faced living in a world at war during the Michigan premiere of this independent documentary