A parole decision on the former Mayor of the US city of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick, is delayed because of the prospect that he could face federal government corruption charges.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan confirms nine members of the Detroit Police Department have tested positive for COVID-19, with one death, a 38-year-old male dispatcher. An additional 233 officers have been quarantined since Sunday.
Major midwestern cities, including Minneapolis, Detroit, Chicago and Milwaukee, are under severe wind chill advisories with wind chills approaching −55 F at night. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declare states of emergency due to the record low windchill temperatures.
The Senate in the US state of Michigan approves a proposal to allow state-appointed emergency managers authority to break labor deals to turn around failing schools and cities most notably in Detroit.