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Car on Tracks in Ferndale Stops Traffic

March 7th 2014

Car on Tracks in Ferndale Stops Traffic (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 7, 2014) A car stuck on the railroad tracks at E. 9 Mile Road near Hilton caused Ferndale Police to block westbound traffic for about half an hour Friday night. At approximately 7:30 P.M. a man who said he is from Farmington Hills turned […]

Oak Park Mayor McClellan’s 2014 State of the City Address

March 6th 2014

Oak Park Mayor McClellan’s 2014 State of the City Address (Marian McClellan, Mayor of Oak Park, March 6, 2014) The following is text of the Oak Park State of the City Address given March 6, 2014 by Mayor Marian McClellan.) Thank you, City Manager Tungate. Since your arrival in 2012, you have brought critical change, […]

Mandatory Life Sentences for Minors Still a Debate in Michigan

March 6th 2014

Mandatory Life Sentences for Minors Still a Debate in Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2014) Attorney General Bill Schuette announced his office will present oral arguments before the Michigan Supreme Court arguing that a recent U.S. Supreme Court addressing the sentences of convicted teenage murderers does not apply retroactively. “First degree murder is a […]

Royal Oak Library’s Annual Book Sale, March 6-8

March 6th 2014

Royal Oak Library’s Annual Book Sale, March 6-8 (Friends of the Royal Oak Library Press Release, March 6, 2014) Event – Date & Time: Thursday, March 6, 2014 – 5:00pm – Saturday, March 8, 2014 – 5:00pm Visit the Royal Oak Public Library (222 E. Eleven Mile Road) for the Friends Annual Book Sale on […]

Details of the DeBoer Case

March 6th 2014

Details of the DeBoer Case (Jane Bassett, ongoing – March 2014) Jane Bassett is an attorney in Ann Arbor who specializes in elder law and helping families with adoption-related issues.  She is a graduate of University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and opened her own practice in 1994. She has been attending the trial […]

Clawson Youth Assistance Seeks Business Support for Camp Scholarships

March 6th 2014

Clawson Youth Assistance Seeks Business Support for Camp Scholarships (Penny Luebs, Clawson Youth Assistance Chair, March 6, 2014) For many years, Clawson Youth Assistance has sent children from low-income families in Clawson to summer camp.  We sponsor older children to an overnight camp for a one-week session, and younger children to day camp for two […]

Collaboration Brings Arrest…

March 6th 2014

Collaboration Brings Arrest of Ferndale, Oak Park and Royal Oak Burglary Suspects (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2014) On March 6, 2014, at approximately 10:00 a.m., members of the Troy Police Department Special Investigations Unit (SIU) arrested two home invasion suspects in Ferndale, according to a press release from the Royal Oak Police Department. The […]

Orion Township Hit and Run Driver Sought by Sheriffs

March 6th 2014

Orion Township Hit and Run Driver Sought by Sheriffs (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 6, 2014) THURSDAY MARCH 6, 2014 TOWNSHIP OF ORION UPDATED INFORMATION AS OF 12:30 PM TODAY: Car parts were found at the scene which indicate they may have come off a 2000 Ford Focus. The vehicle being sought will have damage […]

Mummified Body Found in Pontiac Garage

March 6th 2014

Mummified Body Found in Pontiac Garage (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 6, 2014) INCIDENT: 17:09 hrs. March 5– City of Pontiac Death Investigation – #14-032661 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 1600 block of Savanna for a deceased person in a vehicle.                OUTCOME OF INCIDENT: Upon arrival deputies spoke to the complainant who is an employee […]

Barricaded Gunman Dies in Clawson

March 6th 2014

Barricaded Gunman Dies in Clawson (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., March 6, 2014) INCIDENT:  20:42 hrs. March 3 – City of Clawson – Assist Clawson PD SWAT Callout – #14-32220 SUMMARY: Clawson Police Department requested the assistance of the SWAT Team in the 400 block of Phillips for a barricaded gunman with shots fired. A perimeter […]