More than $200 million in costs avoided as Great Lakes Water Authority disinfects Rouge River

October isn't quite beach weather, but make no mistake that when the time comes to enjoy the rivers and lakes outlining the state, that water will be clean enough to jump into. Every year, 60 days of heavy rainfall washes into water bodies without being disinfected. However, the Great Lakes Water Authority took advantage of equipment and put it to use during those heavy rainfall periods, and have since disinfected every drop of water that's entered the Rouge River - saving the region hundreds of millions of dollars.

Raped at 10, survivor is grown and relieved to see child rapist arrested

It was June 27th, 2007. Sharday was enjoying her fun summer Detroit day at the pool. She went to bed and fell asleep until her window fan crashed to the floor. Sharday was still half asleep and in a daze and thought the man in her room was her cousin. But then he grabbed her, took her to an alley, and brutally raped her.

One in critical condition after collision between car and bicyclist at Grosse Pointe high school Thursday

Thursday evening at Grosse Pointe South High School, two enrolled students were involved in a traffic accident. After the school's soccer team finished a game, one student was riding her bicycle when she rode into an intersection and collided with another student driving a car. While police haven't finished their investigation and have released few details, one witness tells us the car had the green light. The injured student is a 15-year-old girl, who is in critical condition.

Blackface Snapchat circulating at Grosse Pointe Schools might be spoof, says superintendent

The mother of a middle school student in the Grosse Pointe Public School System is outraged after a Snapchat post allegedly showing another student from the school system in blackface. However, the superintendent of the school system denies the student in the photo - a girl by the name of Lily - attends the district. In the photo, the words "Senior Slave Day" are written on the photo.