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Bomb Squad Called for Grenade Found in Garage in Farmington Hills

August 29th 2015

Bomb Squad Called for Grenade Found in Garage in Farmington Hills (compiled, Aug. 29, 2015) On Aug. 26 Michigan State Police were called in to assist Farmington Hills Police and Fire when a resident found a grenade in their garage while cleaning it out, reports The Farmington Voice. The grenade was X-rayed and fortunately found […]

Hawk Freed From Ferndale Garage (video)

August 29th 2015

Hawk Freed From Ferndale Garage (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2015) A Cooper’s Hawk got trapped inside a Ferndale garage Thursday and was quickly set free once discovered.  It’s unclear what time the hawk entered the garage, or how.  Inside the garage remains of a smaller bird – blood, bone and feathers, left a […]

Two Lives Saved in Two Days by Royal Oak First Responders (video)

August 28th 2015

Two Lives Saved in Two Days by Royal Oak First Responders (video) (City of Royal Oak press release, Aug. 28, 2015) The actions of Royal Oak police officers and firefighters can be credited with saving the lives of two men within two days. On August 22, 2015 at 1:45 a.m., Royal Oak officers were dispatched […]

Proposed Compensation Packages Spark Criticism of DIA

August 28th 2015

Proposed Compensation Packages Spark Criticism of DIA (C. Proxmire, Aug. 28, 2015) Proposed financial compensation for top administration at the Detroit Institute of Arts has some elected officials raising not only their eyebrows, but also their voices. Oakland County Commissioner John Scott, a Republican from Waterford, has submitted a resolution to have the additional compensation […]

What is Role of Adult Siblings in Care of Person with Disabilities? Workshop Sept. 21

August 28th 2015

What is Role of Adult Siblings in Care of Person with Disabilities? Workshop Sept. 21 (event listing) Supporting Adult Siblings of People with Disabilities: What is the role of a sibling? Tuesday, September 21st 6:30-8:30pm FAR Conservatory 1669 West Maple Road Birmingham, MI 48009 This workshop will assist parents and adult siblings of individuals with […]

Suicidal Subject Reminds Chief that Statistics Don’t Show Full Story

August 28th 2015

Suicidal Subject Reminds Chief that Statistics Don’t Show Full Story (Viewpoint by Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, Aug. 28, 2015) Last night, in one of our neighborhoods in the south end of the city we received a call of a subject barricaded in a home with a machete threatening suicide.  He also threatened any […]

Walk4Friendship in West Bloomfield Sept. 6

August 28th 2015

Walk4Friendship in West Bloomfield Sept. 6 (event listing) Walk4Friendship September 6, 2015 1:00 – 4:00 pm Join 5,000 people in raising awareness for individuals with special needs and celebrating the pure friendships created at Friendship Circle.Walk4Friendship is an annual 5k walk that raises crucial funds and community awareness for The Friendship Circle- a nonprofit organization […]

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season

August 28th 2015

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season (Michigan DNR Press Release, Aug 28, 2015) This year marks the second year of Michigan’s experimental early teal hunting season. The season runs Sept. 1-7. These small ducks, especially blue-winged teal, are some of the earliest duck species to migrate each fall. This statewide teal-only season […]

Michigan State Police Trooper Struck During Traffic Stop, Dies of Injuries

August 28th 2015

Michigan State Police Trooper Struck During Traffic Stop, Dies of Injuries (MSP Press Release, Aug. 28, 2015) The Michigan State Police (MSP) is confirming that Tpr. Chad H. Wolf has passed away, as a result of injuries sustained in a traffic crash earlier this morning. “It is with very heavy hearts that we confirm the […]

Fire at Car Stop Auto in Oak Park

August 27th 2015

Fire at Car Stop Auto in Oak Park (C. Proxmire, Aaron Tobin, Aug. 27, 2015) A fire at Car Stop in Oak Park had Coolidge Hwy blocked off while firefighters from Oak Park, Huntington Woods and Berkley were on the scene according to witnesses.  The fire happened around 6:30pm. The Car Stop is located at  […]