WIND ADVISORY

10 AM Until 2 AM Saturday

The National Weather Service maintains a WIND ADVISORY for nearly all of West Michigan from 10 AM this morning until 2 AM Saturday morning.  45 mph gusts are likely inland while 50 mph gusts are possible at the Lake Shore.  This kind of wind is capable of bringing down tree branches and creating some power outages.  Obviously, we hope that doesn't happen.  Winds blow from the northwest this morning then from the north by midday and beyond.  Stay with wwmt.com for your weather today and always!

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Trial for dad, stepmom of boy found in basement

Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014

DETROIT (AP) - A trial is scheduled for Sept. 8 to decide whether the father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy found in his basement after an 11-day disappearance will lose custody of their children.
    
A pretrial hearing was held Monday in Wayne County juvenile court for Charlie Bothuell IV and Monique Dillard-Bothuell.
    
Michigan is seeking to terminate the couple's rights to two other children and the father's rights to Charlie Bothuell V.
    
The 12-year-old is living with his mother, Africa Shippings. She tells WXYZ-TV he's doing well.
    
Children ages 4 years and 11 months are living with relatives.
    
Police found Charlie Bothuell V in the basement of his father's condo on June 25.
    
Authorities say he was abused and forced to complete intense physical workouts. There are no criminal charges.

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