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One Dead, Six Injured in Pontiac Shooting at Fireworks Show

July 5th 2013

One Dead, Six Injured in Pontiac Shooting at Fireworks Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 5, 2013) A 35-year-old man has been arrested following a shooting that left a 33-year-old Pontiac man dead and six people injured, including the victim’s six-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son, according to a report in The Detroit Free Press. The report […]

Royal Oak Home Invasion Suspect Sought

July 5th 2013

Royal Oak Home Invasion Suspect Sought (Lt. David Clemens, Royal Oak Police, July 5, 2013)   On Thursday, July 4, 2013, at 3:00 a.m., Royal Oak Officers responded to a Home Invasion in the 1000 block of Iroquois. The resident returned home from work and heard someone walking in the upstairs area of his home. […]

Readers Share July 4th Fireworks Memories (video)

July 5th 2013

Readers shared photos from several cities, including the large shows in Huntington Woods and Clawson and several backyard varieties.

Highland Games in Lake Orion Show Scottish Heritage (video)

July 5th 2013

Highland Games in Lake Orion Show Scottish Heritage (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2013) The Scottish American Society of Michigan brought out the whole nine yards this weekend for the 2013 Highland Games in Canterbury Village of Lake Orion. It was a great opportunity for families to learn about Celtic history and heritage. Story-tellers […]

Highland Games in Lake Orion Show Scottish Heritage (video)

July 5th 2013

The Scottish American Society of Michigan brought out the whole nine yards this weekend for the 2013 Highland Games in Canterbury Village of Lake Orion. It was a great opportunity for families to learn about Celtic history and heritage. Story-tellers explained the unique ways of battle that protected the Highlands…

Troy Garden Club Garden Walk July 10 (video)

July 4th 2013

Troy Garden Club Garden Walk July 10 (video) (July 4, 2013) The Troy Garden Club is hosting their 39th annual Garden Walk on July 10, which raises money for scholarships and other local, state and national horticultural projects.  The fee is $10 in advance (available at Auburn Oaks, Telly’s Greenhouse, Uncle Luke’s Feed Store, & […]

Fireworks Safety, Code and Consequences

July 4th 2013

Fireworks Safety, Code and Consequences (C. Proxmire, July 4, 2013) Fireworks season is in full effect as communities throughout Michigan struggle to find the balance between fun, safety, tranquility, and economy. Cites have been scrambling to keep up with new provisions of state law regarding fireworks usage. Previously local governments had more say in their […]

Fireworks Safety, Code and Consequences

July 4th 2013

Despite noise complaints, fireworks remain a hot seller, and the explosions can be heard regularly through the neighborhoods.

Ferndale Grad in Coma after Beating by Florida Bar Manager

July 3rd 2013

Ferndale Grad in Coma after Beating by Florida Bar Manager (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 3, 2013) Friends and family are rallying together in support of a Ferndale graduate who is in a coma after a St. Petersburg, Florida bar manager broke his neck and fractured his skull. Jeremy Fisher, 39, was at Suite 6 Bar […]

Ferndale Grad in Coma after Beating by Florida Bar Manager

July 3rd 2013

Friends and family are rallying together in support of a Ferndale graduate who is in a coma after a St. Petersburg, Florida bar manager broke his neck and fractured his skull.