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Hazel Park Flood Clean Up Information

August 12th 2014

Hazel Park Flood Clean Up Information (City of Hazel Park, Aug. 12, 2014) Attention: Due to severe weather: The City is allowing trash (EXCEPT FOOD) to be put out to curbs immediately for the Monday August 18 Pickup, you will not be cited for having it out too early. Please have everything put out according to the […]

Royal Oak Flooding Information

August 12th 2014

Royal Oak Flooding Information (City of Royal Oak, Aug. 12, 2014) At 6 p.m. today, Mayor Jim Ellison declared a state of emergency in the City of Royal Oak. The declaration has been forwarded to Oakland County Homeland Security, which will then forward it to state and federal authorities. The City of Royal Oak will […]

Two Year Old Girl Burned by Bath Water Dead

August 12th 2014

Two Year Old Girl Burned by Bath Water Dead (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 11, 2014)   INCIDENT:  8-9-2014  City of Pontiac- Child Abuse/Neglect  # 14-116299   SUMMARY: On July 27, 2104  Sheriff’s Detectives were called into investigate a small child that was severely burned from water in a bath tub. The 2 year old […]

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions

August 11th 2014

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions (Oakland County Public Health Press Release, Aug. 11, 2014) In response to widespread flooding, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges citizens to follow these safety precautions from the Oakland County Health Division to help minimize possibilities of illness, serious injury, or drowning: Stay out of flooded areas – It […]

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

August 11th 2014

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use […]

Five Year Old Boy Rescued Before Man Shot Self in Front of Police

August 11th 2014

Five Year Old Boy Rescued Before Man Shot Self in Front of Police in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept,. Aug. 11, 2014) 12:10 Hours Aug. 11 – City of Rochester Hills – Suicide  14-125503 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to suspicious vehicle behind a house on the 1400 block of John R. Once they arrived on […]

Ferndale Dream Cruise Celebrates 20 Years – Aug. 14-16

August 10th 2014

Ferndale Dream Cruise Celebrates 20 Years – Aug. 14-16 (Ferndale Press Release, Aug.10, 2014) Whether you’re strolling along enjoying emergency vehicles, listening to the horsepower of a Ford Mustang, or grooving to the sounds of classic rock’n roll from the Rock’n Live Entertainment stage, Woodward and Nine Mile is the place for automotive and festival […]

Revving Up for the Birmingham Cruise Event Aug. 16

August 10th 2014

Revving Up for the Birmingham Cruise Event Aug. (City of Birmingham Press Release, Aug. 10, 2014) It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to attend the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise, which celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. The Birmingham […]

Royal Oak Shares Do’s and Don’ts of Dream Cruise

August 10th 2014

Royal Oak Shares Do’s and Don’ts of Dream Cruise (City of Royal Oak press release, Aug. 10, 2014)   The Dream Cruise is ready to roll from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 16. Royal Oak, which has the longest stretch of Woodward Avenue (4 miles) in Oakland County, is generally considered the epicenter […]

Wild About Reading Charity Walk for Literacy at Zoo Sept. 6

August 10th 2014

Wild About Reading Charity Walk for Literacy at Zoo Sept. 6 (press release, Aug. 10, 2014)   Oakland Literacy Council (OLC) asks that you mark your calendars for our Wild About Reading charity walk on September 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Michigan. All proceeds raised will […]