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New Hudson Man and 9 Year Old Son Killed in Auto Crash

January 20th 2015

New Hudson Man and 9 Year Old Son Killed in Auto Crash (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Jan. 20, 2015) The Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a double fatal, motor vehicle crash that occurred on west bound Pontiac Trail west of Martindale in Lyon Township. The crash occurred at about 8:03 a.m. Mr. Pedro Montanez, a […]

Baby Found Dead in Pontiac, Possible Case of SIDS

January 20th 2015

Baby Found Dead in Pontiac, Possible Case of SIDS (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 20, 2015) INCIDENT: 10:15 hrs. – Jan. 18, 2015) City of Pontiac – Death Investigation/Possible SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)  #15-8678 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 90 block of Oliver St. for a report of a two month old child that […]

Elderly Couple Found Murdered in Rochester Hills, Son in Custody

January 20th 2015

Elderly Couple Found Murdered in Rochester Hills, Son in Custody (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 20, 2015) INCIDENT: 15:09 hrs. – City of Rochester Hills – Double Homicide.   #15-9210. SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address on E. Maryknoll on a welfare check.  The caller reports he has not been able to contact his mother or […]

Royal Oak Seeking Public Art for East 11 Mile Road, $40,000 Budgeted

January 20th 2015

Royal Oak Seeking Public Art for East 11 Mile Road, $40,000 Budgeted (City of Royal Oak, Jan. 20, 2015)   The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts (ROCFA) is excited to announce a call for artists to submit proposals for permanent display of public art along east 11 Mile Road from Troy to Campbell Road […]

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 25th Birthday of I-696

January 18th 2015

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 25th Birthday of I-696 (Cheryl Weiss, Photography by Thomas Treuter Photography, Jan. 18,2015) The Historical Society of Pleasant Ridge held a 25th birthday celebration for I-696 on Thursday, January 15, 2015 with approximately 80 residents and interested residents from neighboring communities. They gathered at the Pleasant Ridge Community Center to view a […]

Waterford Police Searching for Woman Who Carjacked and Ran Over Senior UPDATED

January 18th 2015

Waterford Police Searching for Woman Who Carjacked and Ran Over Senior UPDATED (C. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2015) Waterford Police are searching for 38-year-old Ruth Pozdol, who they believe may be responsible for the car-jacking and killing of a 76-year-old man in Waterford today. The killing happened at 11am Sunday morning at the Burger King at […]

Vehicle Left Running and Unlocked Stolen from Pontiac Gas Station

January 18th 2015

Vehicle Left Running and Unlocked Stolen from Pontiac Gas Station (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 18, 2015) INCIDENT: 0430 Hours- Jan 17, 2015 – City of Pontiac-Vehicle Theft -UDAA/ Auto Theft Callout #15-8171. SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the Marathon Gas station located at Baldwin and Montcalm for the report of a stolen vehicle. Deputies […]

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016

January 18th 2015

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016 (Michigan Department of Education Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) All Michigan high school juniors will begin taking the SAT as the state-administered college assessment exam beginning in 2016 after the College Board won the three-year competitively-bid contract, the Michigan Department of Education and Department […]

Kids Can Meet Sesame St. Characters at Troy Library Jan. 26

January 18th 2015

Kids Can Meet Sesame St. Characters at Troy Library Jan. 26 (TPL Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) Meet friends from Sesame Street Live! Some friends from Sesame Street Live! will be stopping by the Library on Monday, January 26 at 11am. We’ll have a simple craft and coloring sheets available, and the characters will walk […]

Ferndale Library Kids Story Time with a Wild West Theme Feb. 9

January 18th 2015

Ferndale Library Kids Story Time with a Wild West Theme Feb. 9 (FADL Press Release, Jan. 17, 2015)   The Kids Corner librarians have begun dreaming up special themed storytimes for the first Monday evening of each month. Giddy on down to the Library for a special Wild West Storytime on Monday, Feb 9 at […]