Local 4 News at 5 — July 1, 2021

>> Announcer: LIVE FROM DOWNTOWN >> Announcer: LIVE FROM DOWNTOWN DETROIT, HOME OF WDIV AND CLICK ON DETROIT. LOCAL 4 NEWS AT 5:00 STARTS NOW! >> Ben: AFTER MORNING A WEEK OF WATCHING THE SKIES IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING, WE ARE RUNNING THE RAIN OUT OF TOWN. FIND OUT IF IT COMES BACK THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND. >> Hank: DRIVE DOWN ALMOST ANY STREET IN DETROIT AND YOURE BOUND TO SEE A MESS LIKE THIS. WHAT IS THE PLAN TO CLEAN IT UP? WERE GETTING NEW INFORMATION FROM THE MAYORS TEAM. ILL HAVE IT IN MY “HELP ME HANK” REPORT. >> Kim: AND GOVERNOR WHITMER ROLLS OUT A$ 5 MILLION INCENTIVE TO GET MICHIGANDERS TO ROLL UP THEIR SLEEVES AND GET THE SHOT. IT Strives TO GIVE A BOOST TO THE VACCINATION RATE WHICH HAD BEEN LAGGING. >> Devin: 61.8 MICHIGAN ADULTS HAVE RECEIVED ONE VACCINE DOSE, WELL SHORT OF THE 70% GOAL THAT IS POINTING TOWARD WHATS KNOWN AS HERD IMMUNITY. Tells BRING IN GRANT HERMES FOLLOWING THE ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY.GRANT, EVERYONE WHO HAS ALREADY GOT THE SHOT IS ELIGIBLE, CORRECT? >> Grant: THAT IS CORRECT.IT Go BACK TO DECEMBER 1st OF IT Vanishes BACK TO DECEMBER 1st OF LAST YEAR AND THEY WANT TO CATCH EVERYBODY. MICHIGAN IS ONE OF 13 OR SO STATES THAT HAVE A GIVEAWAY OR SWEEPSTAKES OF THIS KIND AND HOPES IT GENERATES A LOT OFEXCITEMENT. Still further, HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED. A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT, MICHIGANBECOMING ONE OF THOSE STATES BECOMING ONE OF THOSE STATES OFFERING A CASH PRIZE TO THOSE PEOPLE WHO WANT TO GET VACCINATED. ANYONE 18 AND UP WHO HAS GOTTENOR GETS ONE DOSE OF THE VACCINE OR GETS ONE DOSE OF THE VACCINE CAN REGISTER TO WIN A$ 1 MILLION PRIZE, A$ 2 MILLION PRIZE OR ENTER TO WIN DAILY PRIZES OF $50,000. ALL OF IT STARTING TODAY.THOSE AGES 12 -1 7 CAN ENTER TO THOSE AGES 12 -1 7 CAN ENTER TO RECEIVE ONE OF NINE SCHOLARSHIPS WORTH $ 55,000. >> PEOPLE START LOSING INTEREST AFTER A WHILE OR FEEL LIKE THEYCANT WIN. CANT WIN. THIS IS WHY ITS IMPORTANT FOR US TO DO THE DAILY OPPORTUNITY OF $ 50,000 IF YOU GET YOUR FIRST VACCINE. >> Grant: THE GOVERNOR SAIDSTATE LAW DIDNT ALLOW FOR THE STATE LAW DIDNT ALLOW FOR THE GIVEAWAY, BUT THE $5.5 MILLION IS COMING FROM FEDERAL COVID RELIEF MONEY AND NOT STATE MONEY WHICH MAKES ALL OF IT ABOVEBOARD. >> TRYING TO SEE IF WE COULD CHANGE THE GAMING STATUTE, SO WE PER SUED OTHER VEHICLES. >> Grant: MICHIGAN IS JOINING 12 OTHER STATES AND GIVING OUT OTHER STATES AND GIVING OUT MILLION DOLLAR PRIZES, MOST WITH STRIKING RESULTS IN OHIO, THAT STATE RAFFLED OFF$ 1 MILLION AND SAW A VACCINATION INCREASE OF4 8 %, SOMETHING THE GOVERNOR IS 48%, SOMETHING THE GOVERNOR IS HOPING MICHIGAN CAN DO BETTER .>> ITS TEMPTING TO LOOK AT THE LOW COVID NUMBERS AND THINK THISIS ALL BEHIND US, BUT WE HAVE IS ALL BEHIND US, BUT WE HAVE MORE WORK TO DO. >> Grant: THIS IS THE IMPORTANT PART. YOU HAVE TO REGISTER. YOURE NOT AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED ONCE YOU GET YOUR DOSE.THOSE ALREADY VACCINATED CAN USE THOSE ALREADY VACCINATED CAN USE THE FIRST DATE OF THEIR FIRST DOSE. WEVE GOT ALL THE INFORMATION ON HOW TO DO THAT ON CLICKONDETROIT.COM. >> Devin: WEVE BEEN TALKINGABOUT IT IN THE NEWSROOM TODAY. ABOUT IT IN THE NEWSROOM TODAY. HOW MUCH GOOD DO THEY THINK THIS COULD DO? OR A BETTER WAY TO PUT IT, IS THERE A Ceiling THAT THE STATETHINKS THERE WILL BE ON HOW MANY THINKS THERE WILL BE ON HOW MANY PEOPLE GET THE VACCINE? >> Grant: THAT WAS THE QUESTION I PUT TO THE HEAD OF THE COMMISSION. SHE SAID SHE THINKS THE CEILINGIS ABOUT 80%, 1 IN 5 PEOPLE IS ABOUT 80%, 1 IN 5 PEOPLE WONT GET VACCINATED. BUT COMING UP AT 6:00, HEAR FROMDR.FRANK McGEORGE ON HOW MUCH DR. FRANK McGEORGE ON HOW MUCH GOOD EXPERTS THINK THIS WILL DO. >> Devin: ITS A CONSIDERABLE JUMP FROM WHERE WE ARE TODAY.THE COVID NUMBERS TIGERING UP, THE COVID NUMBERS TIGERING UP, 228 During the past 24 Hours AND 10 MORE DEATHS BEING REPORTED. >> Kim: THE TRASH FROM FLOODING LINES THE STREETS IN DETROIT AND MAYOR MIKE DUGGAN SAYS PLENTY OF BASEMENTS STILL NEED TO BECLEANED OUT.CLEANED OUT. IN AN UPDATE, CITY WORKERS ARE OUT IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS READY TO HELP. CONSUMER INVESTIGATOR HANKWINCHESTER IS FOLLOWING THE WINCHESTER IS FOLLOWING THE BRIEFING AS ALL OF METRO DETROIT CONTINUES TO DRY OUT. >> Hank: AS YOU CAN SEESHGS CREWS ARE BUSY, WORKING TO CLEAN UP THE MESS LEFT BEHIND BY THE BIG STORMS. THE MAYOR SHARING NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE PLAN MOVING FORWARD. CREWS ARE OUT HERE TODAY WORKING ON THIS HUGE PROBLEM, PICKING UP YOUR TRASH.TODAY, MAYOR MIKE DUGGAN ON WHATTHE CITY IS DOING IN THE CITY IS DOING IN NEIGHBORHOODS RIGHT NOW TO CLEAN IT ALL UP. >> WE WILL HELP YOU. IF YOURE ELDERLY, DISABLED, YOU CANT GET THE Fabric OUT OF THE BASEMENT, WE WILL HELP YOU. A Quantity OF FOLKS CALLED ALREADY AND WEVE ALREADY GOT THEM SCHEDULED FOR HELP.BUT WE CAN CONTINUE TO DO THIS. BUT WE CAN CONTINUE TO DO THIS. WEVE GOT 60 CITY EMPLOYEES. WE PULLED FOLKS FROM A Bunch OF OTHER DIFFERENT OPERATIONS BECAUSE THIS IS THE MOST PRESSING ISSUE IN THE LIVES OF ANUMBER OF OUR NEIGHBORHOODS. NUMBER OF OUR NEIGHBORHOODS. >> Hank: THE JOB IS BIG WHICH IS WHY CREWS ARE WORKING LONGER AND HARDER AND WHY THEY WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU, AS WELL AS THE CITY, “If youre having” A PROBLEM .>> WEVE NOW ADDED 43 MORE TRUCKS FOR THE Residue OF THIS, MEANING WEVE GOT 71 CREWS ON THE STREET. >> Hank: Penalizes BEING SUSPENDED, MORE CREWS BEING BROUGHT IN. MORE CREWS BEING BROUGHT IN. THIS IS WHAT THE MAYOR WANTS YOU TO KNOW. >> BRING IT OUT AT WHATEVER SPEED YOU CAN BRING IT OUT. PUT IT OUT THERE AND LEAVE IT THERE.NOBODY WILL BE TICKETED, PUT IT NOBODY WILL BE TICKETED, PUT IT THERE AND LEAVE IT THERE AND WELL KEEP COMING BACK OVER AND OVER AND OVER TO GET IT REMOVED. >> Hank: TOMORROW, STARTING AT5: 00, IM IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS 5:00, IM IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS WITH DPW CREWS AND WILL OFFER IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO MAKE THIS BIG JOB EASIER AND WHATS BEING DONE TO GO AFTER ILLEGALDUMPERS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD. DUMPERS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD. IM HANK WINCHESTER, “HELP ME HANK.” >> Kim: ITS A BIG JOB INDEED.IF YOU SPOT ILLEGAL DUMPING AROUND TOWN, AND GET IN TOUCHWITH HANK. WITH HANK. CALL HIM AT 313 -6 34 -WDIV OR SEND HIM AN E-MAIL TO HELPMEHANK @CLICKONDETROIT. COM OR REACH OUT ON ALL SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS. >> Devin: CREWS CONTINUE TO REPAIR I-9 4 FOLLOWING LAST WEEKENDS FLOODING. SKY4 WAS OVER HEAD AS MORE CONCRETE WAS BEING POURED. MDOT EXPECTS THE EASTBOUND LANES TO BE CLOSED FOR ANOTHER WEEK OR TWO. THEY SAY IT IS Making A WHILE BECAUSE MOST OF THE NEEDED REPAIRS ARE UNDER THE WARREN BRIDGE WHERE THEY CANT USE LARGE EQUIPMENT, SO THE WORK GOES ON. WESTBOUND IS OPEN. >>> A DETROIT MAN IS FORMALLY CHARGED IN A HIT-AND-RUN CRASHTHAT KILLED A CHILD IN WARREN. THAT KILLED A CHILD IN WARREN. >> Kim: 22 -YEAR-OLD MAURICE SUMLER IS ACCUSED OF LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT CAUSING DEATH.PROSECUTORS SAY SUMLER TRIED TO PROSECUTORS SAY SUMLER TRIED TO BEAT A RED LIGHT AND HIT 5-YEAR-OLD PRESTON SINGLETON AND KEPT GOING. SUMLER PLEADED NOT GUILTY.IF CONVICTED, HE FACES UP TO 15 IF CONVICTED, HE FACES UP TO 15 Times IN PRISON .>>> A NAMESAKE BUSINESS OF FORMER PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER HAVEPLEADED NOT GUILTY TO TAX PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO TAX CRIMES. WEISSELBERG IS FACING 15 FELL KNOW CONTINUES AND A TAX SCHEME IN AN INDICTMENT UNSEALED IN AMANHATTAN COURTROOM. MANHATTAN COURTROOM. THEY SAY HE DODGED $ 1.7 MILLIONIN TAXES ON BENEFITS, THINGS IN TAXES ON BENEFITS, THINGS LIKE CARS AND APARTMENTS.THE TRUMP ORGANIZATION SAID ITS POLITICALLY MOTIVATED. >> IF THE NAME WAS SOMETHING ELSE, IM FAIRLY CERTAIN THECHARGES WOULDNT HAVE BEEN CHARGES WOULDNT HAVE BEEN BROUGHT IF THE NAME WAS A DIFFERENT NAME. >> Devin: FORMER PRESIDENT TRUMP IS NOT CHARGED INDIVIDUALLY BUT ISSUED A STATEMENT CALLING IT AWITCH HUNT! WITCH HUNT! THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SAID HER OFFICE WILL FOLLOW THE FACTS AND LAW WHEREVER THEY LEAD .>> Kim: SEVERAL NEIGHBORHOODS >> Kim: SEVERAL NEIGHBORHOODS HAVE THE OKAY TO USE THEIR TAP WATER AFTER FLUSHING THEPLUMBING.DETROIT WATER& SEWERAGE LAUNCHED AN INVESTIGATION AFTER REPORTS OF RUSTY WATER. THE WATER IS CLEAR AND THERE ARE NO INDICATIONS OF A WATERQUALITY ISSUE. QUALITY ISSUE. >> Devin: YOU CAN FEEL IT WHEN YOU GET OUTSIDE, THE HUMIDITY HAS REALLY FINALLY DROPPED THROUGHOUT THE DAY. >> Kim: BOY, DO WE DESERVE IT. >> Kim: IVE SEEN RAIN OVER AT THE ROCKET MORTGAGE CLASSIC. THE RELIEF HAS ARRIVED. >> Ben: THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE GOING KICKINGAND SCREAMING, BUT THEYRE AND SCREAMING, BUT THEYRE FINALLY GETTING OUT OF HERE, AND THEYRE TRYING TO HOLD ON AS BEST THEY CAN TO THE SOUTH ZONE. WEVE BEEN SEEING QUITE A FEW OFTHESE ALONG THE LAKE ERIE THESE ALONG THE LAKE ERIE SHORELINE. THE DRY AIR IS CHASING THEM AWAY. WERE NOT ANTICIPATING ANYTHING STRONG OR SEVERE.AND WERE IN THE CLEAR. AND WERE IN THE CLEAR. BUT THE TREND DOES SHOW A BIG CHANGE COMING AS WE GO THROUGH THE NEXT FEW DAYS. BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES, HOW ABOUT THAT, AS WE GO INTO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.WHEN WE TURN THE CORNER AND SEE WHEN WE TURN THE CORNER AND SEE A CHANGE, THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL BE COMING OUT OF THE NORTH.WELL EXPLAIN EXACTLY WHAT THATS ALL ABOUT. FOR THE REST OF TONIGHT, GORGEOUS. 70 s AND 60 s WITH THE LOWHUMIDITY AND GETTING DRIER. HUMIDITY AND GETTING DRIER. WELL TALK ABOUT SOME CHANGES TOTHE FORECAST AND ALSO RECAP OF THE FORECAST AND ALSO RECAP OF JUNE, IN A FEW MINUTES. >> Devin: ROUND 1 OF THE ROCKET MORTGAGE CLASSIC AS THEY VIE FOR $7.5 MILLION IN PRIZE MONEY. $7.5 MILLION IN PRIZE MONEY. THE TOURNAMENT IS BACK AND SO ARE THE CROWDS AFTER FANSWERENT ALLOWED TO BE THERE. WERENT ALLOWED TO BE THERE. >> Kim: JASON COLTHORP GOT THE PLUM ASSIGNMENT. HOW IS IT GOING OUT THERE? >> Jason: ITS GREAT. I DID HAVE TO DODGE A COUPLE RAINDROPS EARLY, BUT ITS FANTASTIC! AND THE FANS LOVE BEING BACK.AND THE FANS LOVE BEING BACK. WERE ABOUT 50 YARDS AWAY FROM THE TENTH TEE. THIS IS A THURSDAY CROWD. I CANT WAIT TO SEE SUNDAY, THATS FOR SURE.AND WEVE HAD EXCITEMENT, SOME AND WEVE HAD EXCITEMENT, SOME MAJOR STORIES DEVELOPING OUT HERE. THE CROWDS ARE CERTAINLY FOLLOWING DEFENDING CHAMP BRYSON DeCHAMBEAU. AND THE BIG STORY WITH THAT, AND WELL COVER IT LATER IN SPORTS, HE LOST HIS CADDIE. HE LOST HIS CADDIE. THEY Satisfy Last-place Night AND DECIDED TO PART WAYS ON THE NIGHT BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT SO THEY HAD A BIT OF A FALLING-OUT. WELL TALK ABOUT THAT LATER. THERE HAS BEEN SOME RAIN AND A COUPLE MOMENTS WHERE THEY CALLED THE PLAYERS OFF. AS SOON AS THEY WENT BACK OUT, THEY GOT CALLED OFF AGAIN.THE FANS ROLLED WITH THE PUNCHES THE FANS ROLLED WITH THE PUNCHES AND FINALLY WERE ABLE TO RESTART AROUND 3:30. MATT WOLF, FROM 18 FEET, HEDRILLS IT. Teaches IT. HE FINISHED AT 5 UNDER. HOW ABOUT THE PGA CHAMP, PHIL MICKELSON. SAME HOLE, EAGLE PUTT, 60 FEETAND ITS JUST GOING TO SLIDE BY AND ITS JUST GOING TO SLIDE BY FOR PHIL. HE Terminated UP WITH A 3 UNDER 69, 6 BEHIND THE LEADER DAVIS THOMPSON.AND HE HAS TO PLAY BETTER. AND HE HAS TO PLAY BETTER. >> THE GREENS ARE IN GREAT SHAPE, THEYRE BEAUTIFUL. AND YOU CAN Induce A Batch OF PUTTS.NEED TO GET HOT WITH THE PUTTER NEED TO GET HOT WITH THE PUTTER BUT IM PLAYING WELL. >> Jason: WE HAVE SOME DRAMA WITH DeCHAMBEAU AND HIS CADDIE GOING SPLITSVILLE AND ALSO WITHPHIL MICKELSON. PHIL MICKELSON. A STORY CAME OUT IN THE DETROIT NEWS CHRONICLING FEDERAL DOCUMENTS ABOUT HIS DEALINGS WITH A BOOKIE FROM 2007. THE STORY DROPS YESTERDAY ANDFILL RESPONDED ON TWITTER AND HE FILL RESPONDED ON TWITTER AND HE JUST ADDRESSED IT A MOMENT AGO FOLLOWING HIS ROUND AND THE DOWNER IS HE SAYS ITS THINGS LIKE THAT, THAT ARE Conducting HIM TO THINK HE WILL NOT RETURN TOTHIS TOURNAMENT.THIS TOURNAMENT. WELL GET INTO ALL THAT WHEN WE COME BACK FOR SPORTS AT 5:00 AND 6:00. YOU CAN Sounds THE CROWD GETTING FIRED UP. THEYRE INTRODUCING THE NEXT ROUND.ITS ONLY THURSDAY AND THEYRE ITS ONLY THURSDAY AND THEYRE FIRED UP. >> Kim: Most exciting! >> Devin: A Fortune MORE TO TALK ABOUT. >>> IN OTHER NEWS, PRESIDENTBIDEN VISITING SURFSIDE FLORIDA BIDEN VISITING SURFSIDE FLORIDA AS NEW CONCERNS EMERGE AT THE CONDO SITE .>> Kim: WHY THE SEARCH FORSURVIVORS HAD TO BE SUSPENDED. SURVIVORS HAD TO BE SUSPENDED. >> Devin: AND ITS A GOOD NEWS/ BAD NEWS STORY FOR DANNY FENSTER EVEN AFTER THE JUDGE DELIVERED A SETBACK. >> Shawn: THE “DEFENDERS” HELPEDNEIGHBORS GET SEMI TRUCKS OUT OF.

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