5 Things to know for Monday, August 4

The top 5 stories FOX 17 will cover this Monday:

1. More than 2,000 people attend rave in Mecosta County dubbed “Project P”

Invite sent out over social media to attend "Project P"

Invite sent out over social media to attend “Project P”

20-year-old James Taylor called his party on Saturday night one for the record books, after the Mecosta County rave saw more than 2,000 people attend. Police say many of the party goers were under 21-years-old, and that the incident resulted in at least six overdoses and one sexual assault. Taylor says he’s expected the Sheriff’s Office to contact him and that he will take responsibility for anything he did that was criminal. Read more: Host of 2,000+ party: ‘worth it’ despite drug overdoses

 

2. Godwin Heights student shot and killed

Ta’Carhri Richrichardson2ardson, 17, was shot and killed around 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 3, and that same night, loved ones held a candlelight vigil for him at Godwin Heights High School.  Online documents identify the suspect as Marquis Kilgore, 17, who is expected to face charges that include felony homicide. Read more: Vigil held for Godwin Heights H.S. student shot & killed

 

3. Water emergency in Toledo

toledo waterThere is a state of emergency in Toledo, Ohio because of high toxin levels in the city’s water supply. About 400,000 people in Ohio do not have running water, and about 30,000 people in southeast Michigan who buy their water have also been left high and dry. At last check, the toxin levels have gone down, but officials say it is still not safe to use. Read more: Toxic tap water in Toledo

 

4. Mudslides in California kill at least 1 and leave thousands more strandedcalifornia mudslide august 2014

At least 500 children and adults have been trapped at a church camp in California’s San Bernadino County because of mudslides and torrential rain. 1,500 people in Glen Oak have been stranded, and officials say some roads are now covered with six to eight feet of rock because of the mudslides. Officials made contact with the camp, and say everyone there is safe. Read more: Children at church camp among thousands stranded in California mudslides

 

5. Meijer LPGA Golf Classic Returns to West Michigan

Professional playermeijer lpga classic files will come to Blythefield Country Club in West Michigan from Aug. 4 – 10 for the LPGA Classic. Tuesday at 9 a.m. the Meijer LPGA Ladies Day will begin and the four-day tournament will begin on Thursday with a 7 a.m. tee off. Money raised will go to help Meijer Feed the Hungry in West Michigan through their Simply Give program. Read More: 2014 Meijer LPGA Classic returns to West Michigan

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