Eye on the Day for Thursday, December 12, 2019.It's Thursday, December 12. Here are the stories we're keeping our eye on: the House Judiciary Committee debated articles of impeachment against President Trump, Jersey City's mayor called Tuesday's shooting a "hate crime," and the best U.S. cities for celebrating New Year's Eve.
Eye On Detroit - Madrigal ChoraleMadrigal Chorale - Concert December 14, 2019 at 7pm in Detroit.
TIME Person of the Year - Greta ThunbergSixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg has been named TIME's Person of the Year for 2019. Here's a look at what earned her the distinction.
Otters frolic in snowSNOW DAY: These North American river otters are getting in the winter spirit! Daisy, Ellie, and Rascal frolicked in the snow at the Buffalo Zoo in New York on Wednesday. The zoo says the otters love the snow and "go nuts" every time they see snowfall.
Kittens to de-stress during finals weekKITTEN THERAPY: College students at Bethel University in Mishawaka, Indiana got to de-stress before finals with some cute four-legged friends.
New Year numerals arrive in Times SquareREADY FOR THE NEW DECADE? The "2" and "0" for New York’s 2020 New Year celebration arrived in Times Square Wednesday. The seven-foot-tall numerals will be on display next week. Later, they'll make their way to a spot overlooking Times Square for the New Year's Eve festivities.
Baby Rhino Plays in MudFUN IN THE MUD: This little white rhino may need a bath after this! The rhino was born last month at San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The zoo says the baby has been named "Future" to represent the hope she brings to what's next in rhino conservation.
Eye on the Day for December 11, 2019It's Wednesday, December 11. Here are the stories we're keeping our eye on House Democrats officially announced two articles of impeachment against President Trump, shooting in New Jersey left six people dead, and holiday travel predictions.
Hippo strolls in her tankHIPPO ON TIPTOE: Fiona the hippo was caught on camera walking in her tank last week at the Cincinnati Zoo. She was probably munching something floating on top of the water, zoo personnel explained. It may have been leftovers from her food that day. Hippos don't swim or float, the zoo said. They walk along the bottom and propel themselves to the surface for air. They can hold their breath for five minutes.
2019 Word of the Year"They" is Merriam-Webster's 2019 Word of the Year.
Disney gingerbread houseGINGERBREAD HOUSE GOALS: Do you build a gingerbread house for the holidays? Here’s one that may give you some inspiration.
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.