GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit suburb is getting ready to go hog wild to celebrate the return of a prominent, plump pig sculpture to its downtown.
The Garden City Downtown Development Authority says a Friday celebration will mark the return of "Willy the Pig." A community art fundraiser will feature pork sliders and a pig-calling contest. A showing of the talking-pig movie "Babe" is on the agenda.
The centerpiece of activities is to be a 7 p.m. unveiling of the newly casted sculpture.
A shiny, red sculpture titled "Cochon Rouge" by artist Sophie Marie was stolen last year from Garden City. Also known as "Willie," it was found missing three hooves and a snout along a bike trail in Livingston County's Green Oak Township, about 35 miles northwest of Detroit.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside a vehicle after the child's family was involved in a fender bender, DPS said.
Austin Police are looking for a missing woman.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.
A representative at the Fayette County Sheriff's office said that Fayette County is effectively shut down due to icy conditions.